September 14th marked the launch of the new film Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!: Rikka Takanashi’s Revision, a movie long recap of the anime series with a few new added scenes. At the first screening of the film in Shinjuku Piccadilly, the cast of the anime has revealed that the second season of Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! will begin airing in the month of January. This would mean that the series would air in the Winter 2013/2014 season which starts in late December.
Redditor Fuuko has claimed to seen the film in theatres, and that a new teaser trailer for the second season was revealed;
I went to see the film today and they showed a teeny tiny preview for the 2nd season at the very end. Basically it was a scene with the new character Satone Shichimiya travelling on a train. She gets up to get off the train at the station where Rikka & Yuuta live, clicks her red shoes together in a very Dorothy-style manner, reaches her hand out and “opens” the train door (similar to the way Rikka did in the 1st episode). Then the announcement of the airing schedule as above!
Additionally, a new image of main protagonist Yuuta Togashi was being handed out during the first screening of the film, which can be seen below.
Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! is an anime adaptation of the light novel series of the same name by Kyoto Animation by author Torako and illustrated by Nozomi Ousaka. The novels entered the Kyoto Animation Awards in 2010 and received an honourable mention award. The light novel was eventually published by Kyoto Animation in June 2011 with an anime adaptation of the series in October last year. And just recently the series has received a film adaptation which is a recap of the series but from protagonist Rikka Takanashi’s perspective.
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
Yuuta Togashi suffered from chuunibyou while he was in middle school. When he graduated, he put that dark history behind him and forgot about it… or he was supposed to. High school was smooth sailing and full of enjoyment—until the unavoidable, sad event occurs. The event that locks Yuuta into a contract with Rikka Takanashi and disrupts his desperately ordinary life.
Season 2 of Chyuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! will be airing in early January next year. The exact date has not been revealed yet nor what the new series will contain in relation to the light novels.