Fans of “Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World” were thrilled as fresh insights surfaced about its awaited second season, which was rescheduled from 2023 to 2024. The spotlight shone bright with the release of the new trailer and the unveiling of its main creative staff.
Tomoki Inaba, renowned for his direction in “KamiKatsu: Working for God in a Godless World”, is taking the helm for this sequel. Studio Palette, responsible for the series composition, will collaboratively handle animation production with SILVER LINK, the minds behind the first season.
Among other vital crew members are:
- Character Designer: Kaori Yoshikawa, known for “KamiKatsu: Working for God in a Godless World”.
- Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki, who contributed to “Bleach Thousand-Year Blood War Arc”.
- Music Composers: Elements Garden’s talented trio – Ryouta Tomaru, Seima Iwahashi, and Ryuutarou Fujinaga.
Plot developments of the impending season center around the protagonists Iska and Alice. While Iska maneuvers his way into the Nebulis Sovereignty under a pact with Alice’s sister Sisbell, Alice is on a simultaneous quest in search of Sisbell. Their paths cross in an unexpected reunion. Yet, this fleeting serendipity is threatened by clandestine operations of an Imperial informant and a conspiracy to seize the Nebulis Sovereignty’s queen.
With its origins in the Fantasia Bunko light novel series by Kei Sazane and illustrator Ao Nekonabe, “Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World” debuted in 2017. With a tally of 18 volumes up to June 2023, the first anime adaptation graced screens in the Fall 2020 season, spanning 12 episodes. The curtain rose on the second season’s announcement in October 2021.
The novel’s premise, as Yen Press portrays:
In a world torn by a relentless conflict between the scientifically superior Empire and the magical realm of the Nebulis Sovereignty, a promising meeting transpires. Iska, the Empire’s swordsman, and Aliceliese, the witch princess of Nebulis, cross paths. Sworn enemies by fate, yet drawn to each other, they face a dilemma: to annihilate one another for their worlds’ unity or seek an alternate path.
Stellar Cast List:
- Iska: Yuusuke Kobayashi
- Aliceliese Lou Nebulis IX: Sora Amamiya
- Nene Alkastone: Kaori Ishihara
- Mismis Klass: Nao Shiraki
- Jhin Syulargun: Shunichi Toki
- Risya In Empire: Ayana Taketatsu
- Rin Vispose: Yumiri Hanamori
- Sisbell Lou Nebulis IX: Azumi Waki
Source: Press release