During the ongoing 2015 Jump Festa it has been announced on the To LOVE-Ru stage that a second season of To LOVE-Ru Darkness is currently in production. The official Twitter account and official website of the anime adaptation of Saki Hasemi and Kentaro Yabuki’s To Love-Ru manga released the first visual for the upcoming anime:
【To LOVEる-とらぶる-ダークネス新発表まとめ】 ①TVアニメ第2期「ダークネス2nd」製作決定！ ②BS11にて2015年1月より第1期再放送決定！ ③新作ゲーム「トゥループリンセス」製作決定！ http://t.co/oBKgQOWDUb
— ToLOVEる-とらぶる-ダークネス公式 (@toloveru_com) December 21, 2014
The upcoming series will be titled To LOVE-Ru Darkness 2nd and will feature the return of the anime’s cast and production staff. The To LOVE-Ru stage panel also announced that a rebroadcast of To LOVE-Ru Darkness will air on BS11 from January 11 at midnight JST (effectively January 12th at 00:00 JST).
To LOVE-Ru is an ongoing comedy, ecchi romance manga written by Saki Hasemi and illustrated by Kentaro Yabuki. The original series ran from April 2006 and ended in August 2009 in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump for a total of 18 volumes. A sequel manga titled To LOVE-Ru Darkness began in the same magazine in 2010 and has a total of 10 volumes to date. An anime adaptation of the first manga was produced in 2008 by Xebec (Pandora Hearts, Break Blade) and directed by Takao Kato (Pandora Hearts, Upotte!!). A sequel anime was followed by in 2010 adapting the remainder of the manga, and the first anime adaptation of To LOVE-Ru Darkness was produced in 2012. The series also received many OVA and video game adaptations.
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
The story is about Rito Yuuki, a high-school boy who cannot confess to the girl of his dreams, Haruna Sairenji. One day when coming home and sulking in the bath-tub a mysterious, nude girl, appears out of nowhere. Her name is Lala and she comes from the planet Deviluke, where she is the heir to the throne. Her father wants her to return to her home planet so she can marry one of the husband candidates, but she decides that she wants to marry Rito in order to stay on Earth.
To LOVE-Ru Darkness 2nd is currently in production and will continue where the first season left off. More information about the series will be revealed soon.
Source Article – To LOVE-Ru Anime Twitter
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