Darwin’s Game Season 2: Release Date, Cast, Plot, And More

In spite of its origins in the popular survival game genre, ‘Darwin’s Game’ is not the type of Isekai anime in which the protagonists are suddenly transported to virtual worlds. Everything in it, however, is part of a game that takes place in the actual world. The action in ‘Darwin’s Game’ is brutal and exciting, and the premise is compelling enough to keep you on the edge of your seat.

It’s not for everyone, especially people who don’t like violent shows, but fans of action anime should give it a shot. Those who have seen the pilot episode must be thinking if there will be a second season. All the information you’re looking for to know about Season 2 is right here.

Darwin’s Game Season 2 Release Date

The announcement that an anime adaptation would be released in the 16th volume of the manga on November 8th, 2018 was made. Kazuya Nakanishi designed the characters, and Yoshinobu Tokumoto and Shu Miyama, one-half of the writing duo behind FLIPFLOPs, directed and wrote the series. Kenichiro Suehiro composed the series’ soundtrack. The run of the show began on January 3, 2020, and ended on March 20, 2020.

No word yet on whether or not “Darwin’s Game” will return for a second season from Studio Nexus. Since its 2020 spring premiere, we have heard nothing new about the show. Netflix began streaming the show that same year. However, whether or not this has enhanced the show’s popularity to the point that Studio Nexus will order a second season is unknown.

Darwin’s Game Storyline

The Darwin Game is a simulation of the actual world in which the primary goal is to eliminate all other players. The manga from which this anime takes its name is titled Darwin Game. Kaname Sudou, a young man seventeen in the novel, is trying to play a game he discovered on the internet. The player opens the game with a special ability called Sigil that will aid them during their adventure. Killing other players is the quickest and most surefire approach to achieve this aim. Kaname, our protagonist, wants to make a difference; he wants to put an end to the killing and murdering of other gamers because it mirrors what happens in real life. To put an end to this carnage, he needs to find the Game Master.

Darwin’s Game Cast and characters

  • Kaname Sudō voiced by Yūsuke Kobayashi; Stephen Fu: The main character is a 17-year-old high school student who, as a result of the deaths of his pals, unintentionally gets drawn into Darwin’s Game.
  • Shuka Karino voiced by Reina Ueda; Alexis Tipton: a 17-year-old girl from a wealthy household and the female protagonist of the narrative.
  • Rein Kashiwagi voiced by Nichika Ōmori; Tia Ballard: a 13-year-old middle schooler who serves as a snitch for Darwin’s Game participants.
  • Ryūji Maesaka voiced by Taku Yashiro; Jarrod Greene: a man of 21 years old who, while participating in an event, originally hated Kaname but later became friends.
    Sui/Sōta voiced by Yumiri Hanamori; Brittany Lauda: the eldest Sunset Raven with a split personality since her body still contains the spirit of her deceased elder twin brother Sta.
  • Liu Xuelan voiced by Ai Kayano; Katelyn Barr: a hired killer and the top player in Darwin’s Game.
  • Ichiro Hiiragi voiced by Takehito Koyasu; Chris Wehkamp: a middle-aged guy who, while participating in an event, was initially at odds with Kaname then joined forces with them to fight Wang and the Eighth.

Darwin’s Game Season 2 Plotline

Kaname is spotted in the center of a jungle toward the end of the first season, just as the hunting game is going to begin, as was previously mentioned. It appears that he is now determined to win by any means necessary. But the question remains, how can the game be won? It was determined last season that the only way to win the game was to eliminate both the game’s organizer and the D-game.

Therefore, the Sunset Ravens, led by Kaname and consisting of Shuka, Rain, Ryuuji, and Sui, will attempt to get the Danjou Boxing Club banned from holding D-Games. But even with this strategy, the club still lacks the legal clearance necessary to host risk-free D-Game competitions. Smaller clans will try their naive attempt to plant flags in the Shibuya area, but the Sunset Ravens will be true to their word and wipe out any clan that threatens their safety.

Darwin’s Game Season 2 Trailer

There is currently no trailer available for Season 2 of Darwin’s Game, but as soon as one becomes available, we will add it to this post and you may watch it on YouTube as well.

Darwin’s Game Season 1 Rating

If you’ve never seen the series and are interested in its quality, I can say with confidence that you won’t be disappointed. The show has received positive reviews from audiences, earning a 7.3/10 rating on IMDb and a 7.26 average rating on MyAnimeList. I have no doubts about rating this show highly. Check out what others thought of it after you saw it if you are still on the fence.

Where can I watch Darwin’s Game?

Season 2 of Darwin’s Game has not yet been released, however, the first season is currently streaming on services like Hulu, Netflix, Funimation, and Crunchyroll.

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