The PV reveals the anime’s song “Yotogibanashi” (Tale of a Vigil) by KanoeRana, it also reveals the anime’s January 8 premiere date.
The second season of In/Spectre was set to premiere in October but was delayed to January 2023.
WATCH IN/SPECTRE 3rd PV HERE:
Keiji Gotoh (Enride, Kiddy Grade, Sengoku Collection) returns to direct the second season at Brain Base, and Noburu Takagi (Golden Kamuy, Durarara!!, Kuroko’s Basketball) will again write the series scripts. The animation director for season 1 of In/Spectre, Kentarou Matsumoto will return as chief animation director and character designer. Mamoru Miyano, who voices Kurō will be performing the second ending theme “Invisible Love.” NAS is producing the project.
The first season of the anime was a Crunchyroll co-production and was part of Crunchyroll Originals slate. In Japan, the series premiered in January 2020 and ran for 12 episodes. The anime was also streamed in English on Crunchyroll.
In/Spectre is novel written by Kyo Shirodaira (Zetsuen no Tempest, Spiral) and illustrated by Hiro Kiyohara (Another, The Decagon House Murders) and published by Kodansha’s Kodansha Novels in 2011. The series changed imprints to Kodansha Taiag and the illustrator to Chasiba Katase which has continued since 2011.
In 2015 Kodansha also published the manga adaptation by Chasiba Katase in their Shonen Magazine R.
The company then announced in October 2019 that they will no longer print the manga however it will be a digital-only publication and will be published in their Monthly Shonen Magazine starting December 6 along with the digital release on Shonen Magazine R. The manga was nominated for Best Shonen Manga at the 42nd annual Kodansha Manga Award and currently has over two million volumes in print.
The manga is published by Kodansha Comics, and it describes the supernatural mystery romance as follows:
When she was still just a girl, Kotoko was kidnapped by yokai. These spirits made her into a powerful intermediary between the spirit and human worlds, but this power came at a price: an eye and a leg. Now, years later, she watches out for dangerous yokai while developing feelings for a young man named Kuro, who is also special: an incident with a yokai has given him healing powers. He’s surprised when Kotoko asks him to team up to handle renegade yokai, preserving the thin line between reality and the supernatural.
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