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Second OVA Series of 'Strike the Blood' Announced

by arsonal
May 9, 7:23 PM | 37 Comments
The wraparound jacket on the 15th volume of Strike the Blood has announced a new OVA series of the light novels. Author Gakuto Mikumo previously announced that the 15th volume marks the end of the current story, though the series will continue under a new title.

Strike the Blood was previously adapted into a TV anime which aired over two quarters beginning Fall 2013. A two-episode OVA series with original content written by Mikumo was also released at the end of 2015. North American publisher Yen Press began releasing the light novel series in English in September 2015.

According to the official Twitter account of the anime adaptation, further information on the new OVAs will be made available in Dengeki Bunko Magazine and Dengeki Daioh. The 50th volume of Dengeki Bunko Magazine will go on sale on June 10, while the July 2016 issue of Dengeki Daioh will go on sale on May 27.

Source: Official Twitter

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From the article it looks like the title of the OVA series is "Strike the Blood II". I guess this is an official second season of the anime but in the form of OVAs.

The release dates for four volumes of the OVA series are confirmed but it's possible there will be more. My guess is the episodes that will be released in November and December will cover Vol 9 and the episodes in March and April will cover another arc.

Too bad the anime doesn't cover Vol 7 & 8, if only someone had translated those volumes before the LN series got licensed in English.

Aug 6, 9:55 AM by AP24

*update, it's gonna be 4 volumes of 2 ep each so 8 ep in total :O
It will adapt vol 9 "black sword shaman" and presumably more.
Release Dates : November 23, December 21, March 29 and April 26.


Looks like they are sticking with the ova format instead of a new season since it sells really well.

Aug 6, 7:52 AM by ichii_1

well that's Good news to me finally

May 12, 7:41 PM by Azizbapora2016

what a coincidence was just about to watch the first 2 ovas

May 11, 3:15 PM by GREAT2070

Want second season but I don't mind more OVAs. Will there be oppai like the first ones? I mean not that I'm only watching it for those.

May 10, 6:16 PM by HecticLeo


May 10, 9:41 AM by Mroujeee

Eh, why do they still make this. This series sucked heavily

May 10, 8:42 AM by Klad

I enjoyed the series so I hope this will lead to a second season if it sells well enough.

May 10, 8:14 AM by NanDemoNai_

ichii_1 said:
Heh I'll take more ova's, but it's like producers are scared of 2nd seasons these days.

Or its more like they wanna make some more money out of it since the previous OVAs sold really damn good *-* So maybe if this OVA sells good too they might decide to make another season

May 10, 6:03 AM by KurumiNightmare

yay better than nothing

May 10, 5:51 AM by Gaia88

okay. i'm kinda mad and happy at the same time xD
i'm happy they will make anohter stike the blood, "but why not another season" that makes me mad a little bit xD i really really hope after this OVA finished airing they will make another season of strike the blood. c'mon Silver Link!!!

May 10, 5:47 AM by Tevens

I prefer 2nd season, but OVA is better than noting

I can't wait to hear "aye senpai this is our fight" again

May 10, 4:01 AM by thepath

Damn it! Who needs Anime Original?!
There's plenty of material of the LN for Season 2!
And I seriously wanted to see Kojou and Avrora's backstory to get adapted!

May 10, 3:32 AM by Rayzer

OVA again.... Why not second season? Oh well... Bring it then :/

May 10, 12:56 AM by SeraNoona

Season 2 please. Though, will definitely watch this.

May 9, 11:36 PM by Reverberate__

Let's hope this one will get better subs

May 9, 10:56 PM by HaXXspetten

As long as the "plot" doesn't look like some copy and paste crap like the OVA series, bring it on!

May 9, 9:55 PM by laCloud

There's enough material to adapt another 2 cour I think.

The fight continues senpai L

May 9, 9:39 PM by Stark700

The last OVA series was complete shit. I can't believe this shit is getting more animated content.

May 9, 9:38 PM by Sterben0022

I thought of this news for second season for a second. Well, more Strike the Blood.

May 9, 9:22 PM by Fiji