A panel room session at the Otakon convention revealed that the second season of fantasy series Garo
is planned for Fall 2015. The producer of the series, Masao Maruyama
, also revealed that the second season will take place in a historical-like setting related to the Heian Period. In addition, this season will feature a female protagonist.
As part of the session, Maruyama also revealed that the Garo Movie
will premiere in Summer 2016 with a brand new story. More information will be available at a later date.
The first season of Garo: Honoo no Kokuin
(Garo: The Animation
) aired from October 2014 to March 2015 with a total of 24 episodes. The franchise also inspired various other adaptations including live-action films, a TV drama series, and various anime adaptations. The second season's announcement was made as part of the franchise's 10th anniversary.