The official website of the anime adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi’s Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga has revealed new cast members for the upcoming second season which is scheduled to air from April 1st. In addition, the artists performing the opening and ending theme songs were also revealed.
The new cast members who will make their first appearance in the season’s U.A.’s sports festival arc include:
The opening theme song of the second season will be “Peace Sign” performed by Kenshi Yonezu (Third ending theme for 3-gatsu no Lion). The Ending theme song will be sung by Little Glee Monster. The title of the ED will be revealed at a later date.
The second season of Boku no Hero Academia is scheduled to air from Saturday March 25th at 5:30pm JST on NTV and YTV. The episode on the 25th will be a recap episode of the first anime season. The following episode that airs on April 1st will be the first official episode of the new second season.
The anime’s returning staff includes:
- Director: Kenji Nagasaki (Gundam Build Fighters, Classroom☆Crisis)
- Series Composer: Yousuke Kuroda (Gundam Build Fighters, Hellsing Ultimate)
- Anime Character Designer: Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Berserk, Casshern Sins)
- Music Composer: Yuuki Hayashi (Death Parade, Haikyuu!!)
- Animation Studio: Studio Bones (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Noragami)
Here is the anime’s second season first promotional video: