Sangatsu no Lion Season 2 – Promotional Video

The first promotional video has been released for the second season of the anime adaptation of Chika Umino’s Sangatsu no Lion (3gatsu no Lion/March Comes in like a Lion) manga. The new video welcomes us back to the town of Sangatsu-chou with Rei and the sisters at Mikazukidou.

The second season of the Sangatsu no Lion TV anime will air every Saturday on NHK from October 14th, during the Fall/Autumn 2017 anime season, for a total of 22 episodes.

Here is the announcement video for the second season:

Season 2 of Sangatsu no Lion will start broadcasting on NHK on Saturday, October 14th at 11:00pm JST. As with the first season, there will be a total of 22 episodes, making the second season a 2 cour series (airing over 2 consecutive seasons), with each episode being 25 minutes long.

The first season of the Sangatsu no Lion anime started airing on NHK from October 2016 in the Fall/Autumn 2016 anime season. The first season also ran for 22 episodes.

The main cast of the anime includes:

  • Kengo Kawanishi (Tobirama Senju in Naruto) will lead the cast as Rei Kiriyama



  • Ai Kayano (Menma in AnoHana) will voice Akari Kawamoto



  • Kana Hanazawa (Kanade Tachibana from Angel Beats!) voicing as Hinata Kawamoto



  • Misaki Kuno (Kate Hoshimiya from Sekai Seifuku: Bouryaku no Zvezda) voicing the role of Momo Kawamoto


The leading members production of the anime includes:

  • Director: Akiyuki Simbo (Bakemonogatari, Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica)
  • Anime Character Designer: Nobuhiro Sugiyama (Nisekoi, Arakawa Under the Bridge)
  • Art Director: Seiki Tamura (K-ON!, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)
  • Music Composer: Yukari Hashimoto (Golden Time, Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun)
  • Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama (Dog Days, Nisekoi)
  • Animation Studio: Shaft (Bakemonogatari, Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica)

Here is the series synopsis from MAL:

The protagonist is Rei, a 17-year-old shogi player. He lives by himself, not having a family, and does not go to school and has scarcely any friends. Among his acquaintances is a family, which consists of a young woman, Akari, and two young girls, Momo and Hinata, and who also keep a numerous number of cats.


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