Disney+ will air Tokyo Revengers 2
During an event held by Walt Disney Company in Singapore, it was announced on Wednesday that the streaming platform Disney+ will broadcast exclusively worldwide the second season from the anime Tokyo Revengers, which adapts the arc popularly known as “Black Dragon”. The series is scheduled to premiere for January 2023.
This is an announcement that is not without controversy, since this license is part of the extension of the collaboration agreement of Disney with the publisher kodanshaby which the American giant could acquire the exclusive broadcast rights of animes based on very popular manga such as Attack the titans, The Seven Deadly Sins, Fairy Taileither Vinland Saga. Many fans fear that something similar to the case of Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood Warwhich was also licensed for international broadcast but which today can only be enjoyed on the platform in English-speaking countries.
The study Liden Films (Deadman Wonderland, gangster) was in charge of directing the first season, broadcast between April and September 2021 with a total of 24 episodes. He had the address of Kyochi Hatsumi (Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga) and hyphen yasuyuki muto (Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway, Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE). The character design was the responsibility of kenichi ohnuki (Golden Kamuy 3, kyoukai senki) and the soundtrack task of Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Ahiru no Sora, Dr Stone). In Spain it can be seen in its entirety through crunchyroll in Original version with Spanish subtitles and from the October 18 is on broadcast Spanish dubbing.
Ken Wakui started the publication of Tokyo Revengers in March 2017 in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine of kodansha, where it remained until its completion on November 16, with 31 volumes compilations for sale. The manga won the award for Best Shōnen in the 44th edition of the Kodansha Manga Awards 2020. In the next link you can find our review.
Editorial Standard has published in Spain the first 11 volumes of this collection, corresponding to the first 20 volumes of the edition tankōbon japanese. The publisher has also launched the Catalan edition of the work, which has 6 published volumes.
Besides the anime, Tokyo Revengers It also has an adaptation live action filmwhich opened in Japanese theaters on July 9, 2021, ranking at the number one at the Japanese box office on its first weekend. The film is directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa (kakegurui, Miseinen dakedo Kodomo ja Nai), while the rock band SUPER BEAVER interprets the main musical theme of the film, a song that bears the title “Namae or Yobu me”. The film could be seen in Spanish cinemas on April 22 thanks to a distributor Digital version. Also, there is a confirmed second part which is already in production.
Watching the news, Takemichi Hanagaki learns that his high school sweetheart, Hinata Tachibana, has died. The only girlfriend he ever had was killed by a group of villains known as the Tokyo Manji Gang. He lives in a horrible apartment with thin walls and his boss, six years younger, treats him like an idiot. In the prime of his life he hits rock bottom, but suddenly jumps back twelve years to his middle school days to save Hinata and change her life!