How many of you are a fan of Japanese manga series? Well, if you are then you must have watched, The Promised Neverland. It is one of the most popular Japanese series that has been released worldwide. Since its first episode, the show gained immense popularity and fans were eagerly waiting for the next season.
The Japanese manga series is written by Kaju Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu and Viz Media is the English partner of the series. It was originally serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump with the individual chapters collected and published in twenty tankobon volumes.
The storyline of the series is about a group of orphan children who plans to escape the orphanage after knowing the dark truth of their existence and what the purpose of the orphanage was. There are three kids in the group name, Emma, Ray, and Norman who come together and execute the escape plan. However, they faced lots of challenges while this but they were determined to leave.
There was an agreement between demons and humans, named “The Promise”, which ended the long stretched war between humans and demons. The agreement was that both of them will live in their separate worlds. However, demons were fond of eating humans. They found them delicious. Therefore, the demons set the human breeding farms under the orphanages.
In every orphanage, there was a human mother, who was responsible for making the kids up to the requirements. The children of the orphanage had no clue about the outside world and they were made to believe that when they will be adopted, only then they will be taken out with their new family. However, in reality, they were handed to wealthy and well-known demons.
The series has a rich storyline. Therefore, season two of the series was released on January 8, 2021.
The Promised Neverland Season 2: Release Date
After the end of season one, the fans of The Promised Neverland were eagerly waiting for the next season. The story was interesting and they wanted it to continue further. The makers of the show then decided to release the second season of the show soon. The following season 2 was released on 8th January 2021 and running presently.
Originally, the series was to release in 2020 but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the release date was postponed. Till now, 9 episodes of season 2 have been aired. The average length of a single episode is 20 minutes.
The series has a huge fan base in Japan and the rest of the countries. It has been one of the top-rated Japanese manga series in Japan. Therefore, many large platforms like Netflix want to broadcast the series on their official platform.
The producers of the show decided on some major plot changes and bring more action to the series. The show is currently running and it is expected to have 12 episodes in total. Currently, fans are enjoying the show and expecting the third season just after this.
The Promised Neverland Season 2: Cast
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The Promised Neverland has been one of the best anime enjoyed by the fans. The characters are the same as in the previous season. Here is a list of characters you get to see in the series.
- And some other supporting characters.
The Promised Neverland Season 2: Plot
The story continues further. However, there are major actions seen at the starting of the series. The story begins when Emma, Ray, and the other children of Grace Field House continue with their journey through a dark forest. They discover a pen given by Norman that contains a holographic map with the coding messages. There they faced some issues and saved by a man and woman who were demons.
And the story continues further when Emma and Ray reunite with each other. Both of them were ready to face all the upcoming challenges and escape. Together they survived lots of issues and also had the responsibility of the other children of the orphanage.
In the next episode, the two demons explain to them their religious beliefs and that’s why they don’t eat humans. Additionally, they teach them the techniques to survive the upcoming challenges. Also, they tell them about the contract made between humans and demons. Later, the male demon teaches Emma how to kill animals and preserve them. However, Emma feels bad but hides her emotions.
They continue with their journey and move on to the two demons that helped them. In the last episode that was aired, Emma tells Norman that he is the only one who is responsible for humanity. Norman reveals that he is not going to have a long life due to the drugs administered at Lambda 7214. Later, Phil sends them a radio message that they are going to ship. Emma and Norman plan to save them.
Here the episode ends. However, it is episode 9 and it is expected that the series will be of 12 episodes. The story would be continued further.
The Promised Neverland Season 2: Crew and Latest Updates
The second season of the anime launched on 8th January 2021. However, due to the pandemic, makers decided to delay it for a time being. The earlier release date was in October 2020. The makers survived the pandemic and released it later.
The first season of the show received lots of love from the audience. That is when the makers decided to release the second series of the show. Till now a total of 9 episodes of the second season has been launched and clearly is has more action than the previous one.
It is also said that after this season, the story would continue with the release of the third season. However, the makers of the show have not confirmed it officially. Fans are expecting to receive some news about the next season.