No Game No Life season 2 has been highly anticipated ever since the first season was released in 2014. Despite having premiered over 6 years ago, fans are still holding out hope that the story will be revived. This comes as no surprise seeing how well the series was received by viewers and critics alike, given a 7.8 out of 10 rating on IMDb. Let’s review all of the details release thus far regarding the status of No Game No Life Season 2.
No Game No Life is based on a Japanese light novel series by Yū Kamiya. Since the novel’s release in 2012, it was adapted into a manga series and subsequently an anime adaptation. The anime adaptation was directed by Atsuko Ishizuka and animated by Madhouse.
The story follows two step-siblings, Sora and Shiro, known as Blank, who are apart of an undefeated group of gamers. They receive a challenge by Tet, a god from another reality, to play him in a game of chess. After beating Tet, they are given an offer to live in another reality called Disboard, which they accept. After being summoned to the new reality, they learn its under a spell called the Ten Pledges which forces residences to solve their conflicts through gambling with games; however, the rules aren’t equally enforced and are easily exploited. Sora and Shiro decide to enter a tournament in a nation called Elkia, where the victor will become the new ruler. They end up winning the tournament and aim to continue the remaining fifteen nations.
No Game No Life Season 2 Release Date: Has the show been cancelled?
The first episode of No Game No Life season one was released on April 9, 2014. The 12-episode season aired through June 25, 2014. A few years later, another anime adaptation of the novel, based on the sixth volume, called No Game No Life: Zero. Unfortunately, there has been no official announcement confirming the renewal of the series for a second season. There also has been no official announcement confirming the cancellation of the series either. However, this doesn’t mean there is no chance for the series to be renewed. Looking at other similar anime adaptations, such as Bleach, which released its first season in March 2012 and confirmed a continuation of the adaptation in March of 2020.
No Game No Life Season 2 Storyline: Could the story be continued?
No Game No Life season one covered the first three volumes of the light series novel. No Game No Life: Zero, then continued the series in a feature film adaptation based on volume six. As of now, there are 10 volumes making up the novel which leaves a lot of source material for another season.
It is still unknown whether or not the anime adaptation will continue, and if it does what form it may be in. Both season one of No Game No Life and No Game No Life: Zero are currently available to stream on Netflix.
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