The official website of the Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen
(Ascendance of a Bookworm
) anime series announced on Friday that its second half will premiere in Spring 2020. A teaser visual (pictured) for the second half was also revealed.
The website also announced that episodes 13 and 14, the last two episodes of the first half, will air back-to-back on December 26 at 12:30 a.m. on WOWOW, followed by ABC TV, AT-X, Tokyo MX, and BS Fuji.
Honzuki no Gekokujou
adapts Miya Kazuki
's fantasy slice of life light novel series
, which began airing on October 3. Crunchyroll is simulcasting the anime with subtitles and began streaming an English dub on Wednesday.
) is directing the television anime at Ajia-Do
, with Yoshiki Kawasaki
(Shuumatsu no Izetta
episode director) as the assistant director. Mariko Kunisawa
(Shinryaku! Ika Musume
script) is handling the series composition. Yoshiaki Yanagida
) and Toshihisa Kaiya
animation director) are designing the characters.
Kazuki began writing
the novel on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website in September 2013 and ended the series in March 2017. TO Books published the first volume with illustrations by You Shiina
) in January 2015. The 20th volume shipped with the anime's first episode ahead of the television broadcast on September 10. Honzuki no Gekokujou
has a cumulative 2 million copies of its volumes in print.
Source: animate Times
Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen 2nd Season