More details of Mix Meisei Story‘s Season 2 is shared on its official Twitter account and on Shogakukan’s Monthly Shounen Sunday magazine in its January issue!
Season 2 will come in Spring 2023 on Yomiuri TV and Nippon TV! No specific date has been announced yet. A teaser visual is also released to accompany this piece of news.
The title for Season 2 is revealed to be Mix: Meisei Story ~Our Second Summer, Beyond the Sky~ (Mix: Meisei Story ~Nidome no Natsu, Sora no Mukou e~).
Check the teaser visual below:
The teaser visual depicts the two main protagonists at the front (from left to right): Souichirou and Touma Tachibana who are brothers.
Behind them, they are (from left to right): Otomi Tachibana, who is Souichirou and Touma’s sister; and Haruka Ooyama, Touma’s childhood friend.
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Mix: Meisei Story Season 1 Background & Recap
The Season 1 of Mix: Meisei Story aired from April 6 to September 28, 2019. It has a total of 24 episodes, and it was also produced by OLM Studios.
The story follows the impact of the legendary Tatsuya Uesugi in the baseball team of Meisei Academy High School. However, 26 years have passed, and the team has not met the standards of what Tatsuya can achieve. This led to the team losing their fame and glory.
Souichirou and Touma Tachibana, two stepbrothers, made it their goal to revive the baseball team back to how it used to be. They wanted to enter the National High School Baseball Championship.
As it happens, the two stepbrothers are very exceptionally skilled in baseball. Souichirou excels in being the catcher ad batter, while Touma is a great pitcher. However, due to some reasons, Touma does not pitch now.
Will they be able to restore the former glory of Meisei Academy High School’s baseball team?
MIX Manga Background
Mitsuru Adachi is the author and illustrator of the MIX manga. It serves as a sequel to the 1981 manga, Touch, which Adachi also authored. Touch serialized from August 5, 1981 to November 12, 1986 on Shogakukan’s Weekly Shounen Sunday.
The 1981 manga is centered around Tatsuya Uesugi and his twin brother, Kazuya Uesugi. Tatsuya’s skills surpasses those of Kazuya’s, but the former let the latter take the spotlight. But when Kazuya got into a traffic incident on the morning before the final regional tournament, Tatsuya took over his place as the ace pitcher. He was able to fulfill Kazuya’s dream. The 1981 manga has a total of 26 volumes.
The sequel, MIX, began its serialization on May 2012 on Shogakukan’s Monthly Shounen Sunday magazine. In May 2020, it underwent a hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic and only resumed in October 2020. As of July 2022, there have been 19 volumes published.
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