Kodoani.com – Netflix has revealed a “super short trailer” for the second season of the live-action manga adaptation series. Alice in Borderland (Imawa no Kuni no Alice) by Haro Aso during the Netflix Tudum livestream event on Saturday.
The second season will premiere on Netflix in December 2022 worldwide. The new cast includes: Yuri Tsunematsu as high school student Heiya, Tomohisa Yamashita as “King of Clubs” Kyūma, Hayato Isomura as Banda, Kai Inowaki as Matsushita, Katsuya Maiguma as Yaba and Honami Satō as Kotoko.
Netflix describes the story of the second season:
Arisu and Usagi must unravel the mysteries of Borderland to return to their world. Moving from the shocking setting of an empty Shibuya in the first season, this season is set in a devastated Shibuya covered in vegetation. Don’t miss a second of this survival game with thrilling action and a thrilling story!
The first season premiered on Netflix in December 2020. It is the most watched live-action series in Japan in 2020, and it ranks in the Netflix top 10 in 40 countries and territories across all over the world. Shinsuke Satō (live-action Bleach , Kingdom film; Oblivion Island animated film) will once again direct the series. Yoshiki Watabe and Yasuko Kuramitsu wrote the script for the season along with Satō. ROBOT is responsible for the planning and production.
The series focuses on Ryōhei Arisu (pronounced like “Alice” in Japanese), a high school boy annoyed with his unbearable everyday life. One night, he asked his bad friends Karube and Chōta to hang out in town. However, the town is suddenly covered with giant fireworks. When he regained consciousness, Ryōhei noticed that no one else was around. Finding themselves in another world, Ryōhei, Karube and Chōta are forced to participate in survival games or die instantly. All three fight to live, as well as find a way back to their own world.
Aso began serializing the manga in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday S (formerly Shōnen Sunday Chō) magazine in 2010. The manga moved to Weekly Shonen Sunday when it entered its final volume in March 2015. The manga ended. in March 2016, and Shogakukan published 18 compiled books.