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World Trigger Series 2 on Crunchyroll in January

World Trigger Series 2 on Crunchyroll in January

Written by Ross Locksley on 23 Dec 2020

Toei and Crunhyroll have announced the release of World Trigger Season 2, which is to air in January. The series has proven popular enough to warrant a season 3, and you can catch up on season 1 on Crunchyroll now.

From the Press Release

The eagerly awaited second series of Toei Animation Inc.'s  World Trigger will air on leading streaming platform Crunchyroll, Anime on Demand in Germany, and both Anime Digital Network and J-One in France. In addition, Toei Animation also revealed that the new series will launch as a simultaneous premiere with Japan on Saturday, January 9, 2021.

World Trigger  2 will be a co-exclusive title on the three streaming services with a shared simulcast window. All subtitled episodes will stream simultaneously with the TV broadcast in Japan. Adding to the anticipation for the upcoming premiere of “World Trigger” Season 2, this past weekend Toei Animations in Japan surprised fans with confirmation that it will be producing an exciting third season of the sci-fi action series. 
“We’re excited to partner with Crunchyroll, Anime on Demand, Anime Digital Network, and J-One to bring World Trigger Season 2 to fans on their streaming services,” said Masayuki Endo, president and CEO Toei Animation Inc. “We’re thrilled that the new season is accessible to fans around the world and look forward to the simultaneous premiere of Season 2 together with Japan on January 9.”


Border Defence Agency was established to counter the attacks from the 'Neighbours,' beings from the other world possessing unknown forces. A low-rank Border agent, Osamu Mikumo (voiced by Yuki Kaji), teams up with a Neighbour, Yuma Kuga (voiced by Tomo Muranaka), and a childhood friend, Chika Amatori (voiced by Nao Tamura). They strive to win through the Rank Wars within the Border to be selected for the away squads to the 'Neighbourhood,' the other world. Meanwhile, another attack from the Neighbourhood was detected. Mikado City is still damaged from the second large-scale invasion by the largest military nation, Aftokrator. To prevent panic among the city and citizens, Border arranges a confidential interception based on the foresight of Yuichi Jin (voiced by Yuichi Nakamura) by mainly deploying selected A-Rank elite squads. But when a Gate appears, and Attacker rank #1 Kei Tachikawa (voiced by Daisuke Namikawa) set to take action, Jin sees an ominous future.


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