Will ‘3-gatsu no Lion’ Return for Season 2?
“3-gatsu no Lion” also known as “March Comes in like a Lion” or “Sangatsu no Lion” is a television adaptation of an eponymous Japanese ongoing manga series that kicked off on October 8, 2016 on NHK. A television anime adaptation is created by the Shaft studio, directed by Kenjirō Okada and Akiyuki Shinbo, and is based on the original script written by Akiyuki Shinbo, Fuyashi Tou and Yukito Kizawa; music by Yukari Hashimoto. The anime has been licensed by Aniplex of America to broadcast in North America. The anime series is available for online video streaming via Crunchyroll.
Actually, we estimate the odds on renewal as quite possible, taking into account a brilliant reception of the anime series. Let’s take a look at some figures. Currently, according to MyAnimeList, “3-gatsu no Lion” has a score of 7.79 out of 10 based on about 5,500 user votes. At the same time, according to Crunchyroll the sports comedy series has a score of 5 stars out of 5 based on 4 reviews and 6 user votes.
“3-gatsu no Lion” focuses on the story of Rei Kiriyama, a 17-year-old boy a professional Shogi player. Rei is living on his own, however, in spite of his seeming maturity, he is still a teenage boy emotionally. Therefore, he faces with the everyday teenage problems with his adoptive family and fellow high school students. At the same time, his professional career has a misfortune in these latter days. But this just a small part of all his problems. He often visits Akari Kawamoto, and her younger sisters, Hinata and Momo, who live happy life in their house, where they welcome Rei as the native. Here, Rei receives care and attention, which is so necessary to him.
Renewal Potential and Notification of the Release Date
“3-gatsu no Lion” season 1 commenced on Oct. 8 on NHK and its debut has received universal acclaim among the viewers. The Shaft studio has yet to announce the decision on renewal or cancellation of the anime series. But we hope that “3-gatsu no Lion” Season 2 would take place, given the data presented above. However, we would like to wait for the official announcement. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the anime series, as well as about the “3-gatsu no Lion” Season 2 release date. Stay tuned. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.