The Promised Neverland Season 2 Sets January 7 Premiere in Japan

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Kathleen Townsend
Kathleen writes about anime and edits light novels. When she’s not bingeing the latest shounen or isekai, she can be found shouting about books, podcasts, and other awesome nerd stuff on her blog.

By Kathleen Townsend

The wait for The Promised Neverland Season 2 is almost over! The long-anticipated second season will make its debut in Japan on January 7, and a new teaser trailer was revealed!

Posted to the series’ official staff Twitter account, we now have a brief glimpse at what’s to come in this next set of episodes. And after the ending of Season 1, the stakes have never been higher!

The Promised Neverland Season 2 was originally scheduled to air in October 2020, but was pushed to Winter 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. News of the January 7 premiere date was confirmed during the Fuji TV Anime Lineup Press Conference 2020 livestream.

The Promised Neverland quickly took the anime world by storm after its debut in January 2019. The series tells the story of the orphans living at Grace Field House. This is a nice, peaceful place where they never go hungry, and Mom, their caretaker, loves them like a parent.

RELATED: Emma Is Determined to Survive in New The Promised Neverland Season 2 Key Visual 😱

But Emma, Ray and Norman—three of the oldest children at Grace Field House—learn that “adoption day” is far from the happy event it’s made out to be. Horrors await them, with the children’s wit being their only real chance of survival…

The Promised Neverland English Key Visual

A live-action film adapted from the original manga is set to open on December 18 in Japan, and a live-action television series is also in development at Amazon. The Promised Neverland manga wrapped up in June 2020 with 181 chapters.

Are you excited for The Promised Neverland Season 2 to air in January? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for all things anime, this season and beyond.

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