Shirobako Season 2: Release Date, Cast, And Everything We Know Far

“Shirobako” might be seen as a dedication to all of the people who have worked on anime production. It introduces a novel concept that centers on the daily struggles of ambitious people who want to make it big in the anime business. It’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. The whole plot is written in such a way that it is entertaining.

Fans and viewers alike were profoundly moved by the tale and characters of Shirobako’s first season. It was fun to see, but it also inspired others to take action. This explains why fans have been going crazy ever since Shirobako season 1 concluded, demanding news and information about the upcoming second season. Here then is the latest information regarding Season 2 of Shirobako.

Shirobako Season 2 Release Date

First airing on October 9, 2014, the first season of ‘Shirobako’ ran for a total of 24 episodes and concluded on March 26, 2015. The anime was well-received by its audience, and its legacy lives on in fan discussions across the internet. A follow-up film is planned for February 29, 2020, which is wonderful news for those who want to see more from this show. P.A. Works Studio is producing the film, and like the anime series, it will have an original tale. The film, according to P.A. Works president Hirokawa, will take place some five years after what happens in season one.

It’s possible that we’ll have to wait a little longer for the next episode of the show. While waiting, you can view the anime’s other side-story “specials” or other comedies like it. Meanwhile, we will keep you posted on any developments regarding the premiere date for Shirobako Season 2.

Shirobako Season 1 Recap

Characters in the anime include high school senior Aoi Miyamori and her four closest friends Shizuka Sakaki, Midori Imai, Misa Todo, and Ema Yasuhara. A group of them had been members of the school’s animation club, and one day they collaborated on an anime that was presented at the school’s cultural festival.

The experience solidified the friends’ resolve to pursue careers in animation and collaborate on the production of anime. Aoi has been working as a production assistant at Musashino Animation for the past two years. Misa is a 3D graphics artist, Midori is a writer, Ema is an animator, and Shizuka is a voice actress, all working in the same firm.

Two years have passed, but the buddies aren’t giving up on making their aspirations come true. Aoi, Ema, Shizuka, Misa, and Midori continue to harbor the ambition of creating their very own original animated feature film. The remainder of the series follows Aoi and her pals as they make their way to the top of the anime industry. The show chronicles the companions’ dogged pursuit of their goal despite numerous setbacks.

Shirobako Cast

  • Aoi Miyamori Voiced by: Juri Kimura(Japanese); Alyssa Marek(English)
    She is a production assistant at Musashino Animation and later the production manager.
  • Ema Yasuhara Voiced by: Haruka Yoshimura(Japanese); Savanna Menzel(English)
    She is a key animator at Musashino Animation and a former member of the Kaminoyama High School animation club.
  • Shizuka Sakaki Voiced by: Haruka Chisuga (Japanese); Rachael Messer(English)
    She is a voice actress at Akaoni Production and a former member of the Kaminoyama High School animation club.
  • Misa Tōdō Voiced by: Asami Takano(Japanese); Juliet Simmons(English)
    She is an aspiring 3D computer graphics operator and a former member of the Kaminoyama High School animation club.
  • Midori Imai Voiced by: Hitomi Ōwada (Japanese); Taylor Fono(English)
    She is a university student and aspiring story writer.

Shirobako Season 1 Ending

In the series finale, Aoi and the rest of the staff are rushing to complete the anime’s post-production. They’re all pulling in the same direction to get the anime done as quickly as they can. Emma has opted to draw, Midori is conducting research, Misa is developing the 3D model, and Aoi is overseeing quality control. All hands are on deck as everyone works diligently toward a common goal. Unfortunately, Tanokura-san is no longer available because he was filming with ATAX.

So, Hiraoko-san offers assistance by connecting them with a person who is aware of the keyframe development. They are nearly done with the editing process, but they run into a lot of trouble delivering the tapes on the scheduled day. Each person goes their own way to deliver a tape to a different radio or television station. While attempting to deliver the cassette, they encounter many difficulties. However, they are able to deliver after encountering and overcoming obstacles.

A celebration of the finished animation is held. It was requested that Miyamori Aoi deliver a speech. She acknowledged the collaborative effort that resulted in this anime, and she expressed gratitude to all those who contributed. Finally, she expresses her desire to collaborate with you on future animated projects. The director meets with Nabe-chan to explain how he secured the release of yet another high-profile anime the following year. In response, he says that this isn’t his only original Kinoshita Seiichi work in progress. Their future endeavors are being celebrated.

At the end of the anime, everyone goes out to a party to celebrate the protagonists’ freedom. Aoi and her pals have a heartfelt chat about how close they are and how well they work together. They are amazed at how the two of them worked together to make their goals a reality. At the end of the season, our heroes make a pact to return to making fantastic animation.

Where can I watch Shirobako Season 2?

Season 2 of Shirobako has not yet premiered, and there is currently no news on its impending release or confirmation of its renewal. Season 1 of Shirobako, however, may be viewed on streaming services like Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Amazon Prime Video.


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