The official website of the anime adaptation of Sankaku Head’s Himouto! Umaru-chan manga has announced that a second season of the TV anime is in production and is slated to air this Fall/Autumn 2017 anime season. A new visual and promotional video was revealed for the announcement.
Here is the announcement video for the second season:
Season 2 of Himouto! Umaru-chan will air in the Fall/Autumn 2017 anime season, which generally begins in October. The first season aired in July 2015, during the Summer 2015 anime season, for a total of 12 episodes.
The main cast of the first season includes:
- Miyu Tomita (Gabriel Tenma White from Gabriel DropOut) stars as Umaru Doma
- Kenji Nojima (Nobuchika Ginoza in Psycho-Pass) will voice Taihei Doma
- Akari Kageyama (Aine Chidorigafuchi from Masou Gakuen HxH) as Nana Ebina
- Haruka Shiraishi (Ronja in Sanzoku no Musume Ronja) voices Kirie Motoba
- Yurina Furukawa (Debut Role) is voicing Sylphynford Tachibana
- Hiroki Yasumoto (Agil in Sword Art Online) as Takeshi Motoba
- Tetsuya Kakihara (Simon from Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann) voicing the role of Alex Tachibana
- Ami Koshimizu (Ryuuko Matoi in Kill la Kill) voices Kanau
The anime’s production staff consists of:
- Director: Masahiko Ohta (Yuru Yuri, Mitsudomoe)
- Series Composer: Takashi Aoshima (Yuru Yuri, Mitsudomoe)
- Anime Character Designer and Chief Animation Director: Aya Takano (Shirokuma Café, Love Lab)
- Art Director: Yuki Ikenoue (Outbreak Company, Donten ni Warau)
- Music Composer: Yasuhiro Misawa (Kokoro Connect, Yuru Yuri)
- Sound Director: Yasunori Ebina (Naruto, Toaru Majutsu no Index)
- Animation Studio: Doga Kobo (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, Yuru Yuri)
Here is the first season’s promotional video:
Himouto! Umaru-chan is a comedic slice of life manga written and illustrated by Sankaku Head. The series began in 2013, published under Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine. To date a total of 9 volumes have been published. The series received an 12 episode TV anime adaptation in Summer 2015, directed by Masahiko Ohta (Yuru Yuri, Mitsudomoe) and produced by Doga Kobo (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, Yuru Yuri).
Here is the series synopsis from MAL:
My little sister Umaru (16) is a renowned beautiful girl in the town. A perfect sister with a kind heart, high scores and popularity, who everybody admires… or at least that’s what people believe, but once she walks in her room, she becomes…
A second season of the Himouto! Umaru-chan anime has been announced and is in production for a Fall/Autumn 2017 release. Further details will be revealed throughout the year.