BanG Dream! 2nd Season

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: BanG Dream!(バンドリ!)第2期
English: BanG Dream! 2nd Season
German: BanG Dream! Staffel 2
Spanish: BanG Dream! Temporada 2
French: BanG Dream! Saison 2
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 3, 2019 to Mar 28, 2019
Premiered: Winter 2019
Broadcast: Thursdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Source: Mixed media
Themes: CGDCTCGDCT, MusicMusic, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.581 (scored by 2310123,101 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #15802
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3321
Members: 45,910
Favorites: 431

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Kasumi Toyama and the members of Poppin'Party—their high school band—are now second-year students, but with the new school year comes their latest set of challenges: student council duties, cram school, and part-time jobs, among other things. Furthermore, they are now separated into different classes, and as a result, their free time together is shortened. Looking back, their joyful times together seem like nothing more than an unachievable fantasy when their members are too occupied to even gather in Arisa Ichigaya's basement for practice sessions. As the band ponders over the situation, an unfamiliar girl suddenly emerges, unknowingly pulling them into the spotlight once more.

In this rising era of girl bands, Afterglow, Pastel*Palettes, Roselia, and Hello, Happy World! begin to make their appearance as well. Each band, comprised of musicians with their unique personalities, illuminates the stage with its performances. As Poppin'Party returns to the music scene and encounters new friends, the sparkling, heart-pounding music starts to play once again!

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BanG Dream! 2nd Season is a part of the "BanG Dream!" multimedia franchise, which was developed by Bushiroad in January 2015.

The franchise also released a mobile rhythm game, titled BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! for iOS and Android, which was developed by CraftEgg and published by Bushiroad. The Japanese version was released in March 2017, and the English version in April 2018. As of July 30, 2018, the game has surpassed 10 million downloads worldwide.

Characters & Voice Actors


Saitou, Kazuhiro
Kakimoto, Koudai
Director, Storyboard
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Majima, Takahiro
Episode Director


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
1: "キズナミュージック♪ (Kizuna Music♪)"" by Poppin'Party (eps 1, 3-9, 12)
2: "BRAVE JEWEL" by Roselia (eps 2, 10-11)

Ending Theme

1: "Safe and Sound" by Roselia (eps 2, 9-10)
2: "Jumpin'" by Poppin'Party (eps 3-8, 11-12)
3: "キズナミュージック♪ (Kizuna Music♪)"" by Poppin'Party (eps 13)


Oct 15, 2021
After finishing season 3, I am returning to give my thoughts. I rank the seasons 3 > 1 > 2. Season 2 is my least favorite, but it's worth watching to be ready for season 3. What do I not like and what do I like?

> What do I not like?

The biggest problem is introducing 25 new characters (5 bands with 5 girls each). These characters are in the mobile game, and the anime has to introduce them to grow the franchise. That is understandable, but it is challenging.
The biggest challenge for viewers is in episodes 4, 5, and 6, which introduced Hello Happy World, ...
May 29, 2020
Mixed Feelings
Bang Dream! is a pretty okay tier. I played their game and watched their anime. For someone wanted to watch this series. I guess it's not that bad to watch.

Plot 5/10:
The same, nothing is so much that standout. But more groups and running out of the idea. Also the graph for the main plot is a bit like function graph which means the starting was very nonsense completely full of fanservices in my opinion I don't like it so much, It's just not from the artist himself but for fans themselves.

Story 5/10
The story is a little bit worse because poorly made 3D but accurate. Also ...
May 8, 2019
So, I'm not one to write reviews very often, and when I did, they were very brief and pretty sarcastic. I don't even write thorough reviews for my absolute favorite shows. But I come today with a heavy heart to announce to the world that just when people thought the first season of BanG Dream!'s anime adaptation didn't do the franchise any justice, the second season made the former look pretty good.

The mobile game BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! has had a massive popularity explosion since its release, and the release of the English server in April 2018 made the franchise even more accessible to ...

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