At the conclusion at the final episode of the Kantai Collection: Kan Colle anime it was revealed that a sequel to the series is already in production. Not a lot of information is known about the upcoming second season, more information about the second anime will be revealed at the series’ Summer event on August 9th.
There will be a second event to celebrate the Kantai Collection series this year. The 1st Yokohama Naval Review Rehearsal was held in August 2014, which revealed new information about the first anime season. The 2nd Yokohama Naval Review Rehearsal, which will be held at the same venue at the Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall, will be held on the 9th of August, 2015. The main voice actresses of the anime and digital card game will be present that the event. Singer Akino from Bless4, who sung the anime’s Opening theme song Miiro, will also be present at the event.
Kantai Collection is an online, card battle, browser game that is developed by Dmm.com that launched in April last year. The game currently has more than 2 million registered players and was 2013’s top Twitter trend in Japan. The game centers around naval card battles, where naval ships are represented by “Fleet Girls”. Players battle against other online in an attempt to gain more cards and levels. The game has been increasing with popularity since its release, with a slew of merchandising being released after the game’s release; from tabletop games to manga, and light novels to this anime and the PlayStation Vita game Kan Colle Kai. An anime adaptation of the series was produced for the Winter 2014/2015 anime season, directed by Keizo Kusakawa (Akuma no Riddle, Dog Days) and animated by Diomedea (Shinryaku! Ika Musume, Akuma no Riddle).
Here is the synopsis of the series from MAL:
Set in a world where humanity has lost control of the oceans to the “deep sea fleet,” the only hope to counter this threat are the Kanmusu, a group of girls who possess the spirit of Japanese warships. The story revolves around Fubuki, a destroyer who comes to the Chinjufu base to train with other Kanmusu. Watch as their stories unfold!
The second season of the Kantai Collection: Kan Colle anime is currently in production. More information about the anime, and whether it will be a second season, will be revealed in the upcoming months and at the Summer event in August.
Visit anime’s website: http://kancolle-anime.jp/
And on follow their official Twitter: @anime_KanColle
Source Article – Dengeki Online
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