The 2022 anime “My Dress-Up Darling” is one of the most unexpected successes in the genre. Wakana Gojo, an introvert whose primary pastime is making hina ningyo dolls, befriends Marin Kitagawa, a popular girl at his school, in the first episode. Marin has recently expressed an interest in cosplaying her favorite characters, and Gojo has been putting his sewing skills to good use by assisting Marin in the creation of new outfits.
The first season debut of “My Dress-Up Darling” was met with widespread acclaim from viewers; in fact, the show’s rising popularity has angered at least one “Attack on Titan” enthusiast. The creator of the manga “My Dress-Up Darling” is a fan of the show and has said that the first two episodes left them in tears. Since the first season of “My Dress-Up Darling” ended in late March of 2022, its many admirers have presumably anticipated news of a sequel ever since. Thankfully, months later, the show’s official social media confirmed that pre-production has begun for Season 2.
My Dress-Up Darling Season 2 Release Date
My Dress-Up Darling, a popular anime series, has been airing for almost a year. The show received high marks from viewers, and it now has a huge global fan base. Fans are itching for the show’s second season to premiere. Fans’ hopes that their favorite characters, including Gojo and Marin, would return were bolstered by the news of a new season’s production in September 2022.
With the series returning, viewers can look forward to more of the charming chemistry and surprising story twists which made the first season a hit. The story will continue in the upcoming second season of My Dress-Up Darling. Officially, Aniplex has already stated that development on My Dress-Up Darling Season 2 has begun; while no further details or release schedules have been revealed since then, Season 2 is likely to premiere in the winter or spring of 2024.
My Dress-Up Darling Storyline
Wakana Gojou is a senior at her high school who can’t wait to get started in the doll business by creating authentic Hina dolls. He has trouble socializing and carrying on conversations because no one shares his obsession. When the school’s most popular girl, Marin Kitagawa, reveals a secret of her own, he finds a new outlet for his sewing skills. Together, they’ll bring her cosplay dreams to life.
My Dress-Up Darling Cast and characters
- Wakana Gojo Voiced by: Shōya Ishige,Tomoyo Takayanagi(young) (Japanese); Paul Dateh,Jack Britton(young) (English)
A first-year high school student. Being an orphan, he was raised by his grandfather
- Marin Kitagawa Voiced by: Hina Suguta(Japanese); Amanda Lee(English)
A beautiful girl, the archetype of a gyaru, notable for her warmth, friendliness, positivity, and outgoing nature.
- Sajuna Inui Voiced by: Atsumi Tanezaki(Japanese); Risa Mei(English)
A cosplayer who presents herself under the nickname of “Juju”. She is a sophomore at an all-girls private high school.
- Shinju Inui Voiced by: Hina Yōmiya(Japanese); Jad Saxton(English)
Sajuna’s younger sister. Shinju is a junior high school student, but compared to her sister’s petite figure, she is so big that she could almost fit into Wakana’s uniform.
- Narrator Voiced by: Misako Tomioka (Japanese); Brianna Roberts(English)
My Dress-Up Darling Season 2 Plotline
As with the vast majority of successful anime, Shinichi Fukuda’s “My Dress-Up Darling” is based on a manga series. This suggests that Season 2 will, like Season 1, draw on preexisting material and that fans have a clear idea of which stories will be adapted.
The first season adapts Chapters 1-39 of the “My Dress-Up Darling” manga, as pointed out by Reddit user Ver3232 in a thread regarding Season 2’s announcement. Consequently, several fans, including Steeldj22, have suggested that Season 2 begin with Chapter 40. In fact, as user TierRune pointed out, the show’s opening credits feature an outfit from Chapter 40 of the manga, hinting that this look will debut in Season 2 Episode 1 of the anime.
Fans of “My Dress-Up Darling” who are curious about Season 2’s story can, of course, start reading the manga at Chapter 40. According to the source material, the second season of “My Dress-Up Darling” will focus on the growing romance between Wakana Gojo and Marin Kitagawa, as well as on the characters’ exploration of the wide and varied world of cosplay.
My Dress-Up Darling Season 2 Trailer
We haven’t seen any teasers yet, but that should change before the end of 2023.
My Dress-Up Darling Season 1 Rating
Anyone who is unfamiliar with the show and is interested in its quality can rest assured that it is above average. The average audience rating on MyAnimeList is 8.34, making the show’s IMDb score of 8.5 out of 10 quite respectable. So, yes, I will be tuning into this series. Look at what those around you have said about it if you’re still on the fence about going.
Where can I watch My Dress-Up Darling?
Season 1 of My Dress-Up Darling is available on Crunchyroll, and Season 2 is expected to follow suit.