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Feb 17, 2018 10:08 PM
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An event commemorating the Blu-ray box release of Etotama, Shin Etoryouran-sai (New Zodiac Festival) held on Sunday at the Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall in Tokyo, has announced that a new series based on the anime is underway. More information regarding the series will be revealed at a later date.

Etotama is a 12-episode fantasy comedy TV anime produced by studio Shirogumi and Encourage Films, which aired in Spring 2015. Six unaired short special episodes were also bundled with the releases of second to fifth Blu-ray volume of the anime.

Prior to the broadcast of the anime, Tooru Zekuu and Takashi Hoshi drew a three-volume manga with illustrations by Hiroma Hino from November 2013 to 2015. Additionally, during the broadcast of the anime in May 2015, Pony Canyon published a side-story novel penned by Masateru Fujise. The story depicts the rise and fall of Nyaa-tan in becoming a prospective cat zodiac-sign with the "help" of a human named Takeru Amato.

Ponycan USA has licensed the series for North American distribution and released it in three Blu-ray and DVD combo sets between October 2015 and March 2016.

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Feb 17, 2018 10:10 PM

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Huuuuh?? There's going to be a new Etotama series? That would be great! I've always loved these Eto-Musume. <3 I look forward to new info in the future.
Feb 17, 2018 10:12 PM

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I didn't realise there was still stuff going on related to this franchise, and now it's getting a whole new series? Good news indeed.
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Feb 17, 2018 10:24 PM

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Whoa whoa new Etotama series that's great! I enjoyed the first Etotama and how it toyed my feelings.
Feb 17, 2018 10:25 PM

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oh my god!! yes, I loved this series when it was airing
I hope Watanabe Akio does the character designs again
Modified by OhTaKuSo, Feb 17, 2018 10:29 PM
Feb 17, 2018 10:38 PM

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Oh hell yea, i love Etotama!
Feb 17, 2018 10:55 PM

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Anime are now saved!
Feb 17, 2018 11:20 PM

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Feb 18, 2018 12:52 AM

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Ehh, like yeah why not may give this a look.
Feb 18, 2018 1:35 AM

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Well, this is certainly quite the surprise. From what I remember, the first season was way better than it had any right to be, and was one of the few examples I can think of where being CG massively benefited the show. As for whether I'll watch this new series, I'll have to rewatch the original and decide if I still like it or not, as I cannot remember anything much about it now.
Feb 18, 2018 2:34 AM

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give me more those eye candy CGI sakuga... those fights is lit AF!
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Feb 18, 2018 5:27 AM

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WAIT, THIS ISNT A JOKE RIGHT?!!!!!!!!!! YESSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!;O;\ >O</
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Feb 18, 2018 5:48 AM

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i never expected this LMAO

this show was so kawaii and sexy xD

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Feb 18, 2018 7:06 AM

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Well, I certainly enjoyed the first season, but was it so popular? And they will again talk about MC among a bunch of cute girls?
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Feb 18, 2018 7:44 AM

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I remember Etotama, very fun, decent CG especially since it aired at a time where bad CG was king, but it sold only around 400 BDs. I'm surprised it's getting a season 2.

Feb 18, 2018 2:47 PM

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More CGI battles of Etotama will ease the pain of not getting Kemono Friends S2.
Feb 18, 2018 10:02 PM
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Etotama is awesome! <3 I'm actually happy that it got a new season to be honest xP or a new series.
Feb 18, 2018 10:33 PM

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Feb 19, 2018 4:26 AM

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Oh yeah, great news \(^o^)/
Feb 19, 2018 4:24 PM
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Finally!!! I loved this show when aired, so colorful and enjoyable show with great seiyuus cast. Also, the CGI use in this anime is one of my favorites.

Keep on the S2!! ^_^