Tokyo Revengers has revealed their broadcasting details for Season 2: Christmas Showdown Arc! It will officially start streaming on January 7, 2023 worldwide on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar. It was also stated that it will stream on Hulu (which is owned by Disney+) which will be exclusive to the US. It will also premiere on various Japanese TV channels as well, which the list can be found on the website.
The premiere time on Disney+ will be on 3:00 AM on January 8, or 1:00 PM in EST. There is no information yet on what time it will premiere on Hulu. Further updates will be shared by the anime’s Twitter and website.
Watch Hulu’s trailer here:
The trailer depicts the events of the Christmas Showdown Arc. The Tokyo Manji Gang is facing an adversary, which is the Black Dragon. This leads to an intense battle planned on Christmas Day. The Black Dragon is a motorcycle gang that was led by Taiju Shiba, who is very brutal and notorious.
Tokyo Revengers Synopsis
Takemichi Hanagaki was at his happiest when he was in his second year in middle school. He has reliable friends and a girlfriend named Hinata Tachibana. This contrasted his situation in the present time when he was always being mocked by children and domineered by a younger boss.
He hit rock bottom when Hinata’s murder by the Tokyo Manji Gang got reported. He intended to end his life in front of the train. Yet, before he could succeed, he relived the time when he and Hinata were still dating. He then encountered Hinata’s younger brother, and he urged the latter to protect Hinata.
When he returned to the present, he was surprised that he survived. He discovered that things became different, which meant that he can alter time and fate. He then sets off to prevent Hinata’s death at the hands of the Tokyo Manji Gang by using his newfound abilities.
Tokyo Revengers Anime Background
The Season 1 of Tokyo Revengers aired from April 11 to September 19, 2021, with a total of 24 episodes. LIDENFILMS served as the animation production studio.
The anime has proven to be popular, as it was one of the most discussed TV shows on Twitter as detailed by their 2021 data report.