Kodoani.com – King Amusement Creative began streaming the fifth short promotional video for the second season of the light novel anime adaptation. How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom (Genjitsushugi Yūsha no Ōkoku Saikenki) on Friday. The new video shows scenes from season two, highlighting Souma delivering his verdict on Georg, Castor, and Carla after they instigated a failed civil war in the Elfrieden Kingdom.
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Season two will premiere in January.
Inori Minase will contribute the second opening theme song “Real-Eyes”, and Aimi will contribute the opening theme song “Lights”.
The first anime season premiered on July 3.
Takashi Watanabe (The Slayers, Ikki Tousen, Freezing) is directing the anime at JC Staff. Go Zappa (Koihime Musō, Moriarty the Patriot) and Hiroshi Ohnogi (Aquarion, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood) are penning the script. Mai Otsuka (Shakugan no Shana, Urara Meirochō, The Demon Girl Next Door) is designing the characters. Akiyuki Tateyama (Laid-Back Camp, ISLAND, Senryū Girl) is composing the music and Jin Aketagawa is the sound director. WOWMAX is credited as the producer.
J-Novel Club is publishing the novels online, while Seven Seas Entertainment is publishing the novels in print. J-Novel Club describes the story:
“Bloody charm, hero!”. With that silly line, Kazuya Souma found himself summoned to a new world and his adventure began… Normally it would be but in this anime it wasn’t, the adventure was already did not begin. After he presented his plan to strengthen the country in both economic and military directions, without hesitation, the king “easily” ceded the throne to him and Souma found himself shouldering the burden of governing. The whole country is so big that it’s on fire! Furthermore, now you’re betrothed to the king’s daughter…!? In order to bring the country back on its feet, Souma called on the nation’s talents to join him. Five people were gathered in front of Chef Souma… Oh, wrong, the newly crowned King Souma. What is the real talent of these people? Watch anime to know…
Overlap published the first volume with illustrations by Fuyuyuki in Japan in May 2016. Satoshi Ueda also launched a manga adaptation of the novel on Overlap’s Comic Gardo website in July 2017, and J- Novel Club is also publishing the manga digitally.