The Lizard Man Returns: Dorohedoro Season 2 Confirmed After Four Years

Dorohedoro Season 2 Confirmed After Long Wait Fans of the dark fantasy anime Dorohedoro have been eagerly waiting for the announcement of a second season since the first one ended in March 2020.


After almost four years of silence, the official website of the series finally revealed that Dorohedoro Season 2 is in production, along with a new key visual featuring the main characters Kaiman and Nikaido.

Dorohedoro is based on the manga series of the same name by Q Hayashida, which ran from 2000 to 2018 and spanned 23 volumes. The story follows Kaiman, a man with a lizard head who suffers from amnesia and seeks to find the sorcerer who cursed him.

He is accompanied by Nikaido, his friend and owner of a gyoza restaurant, who helps him fight against the sorcerers who use their magic to oppress and exploit the humans living in the Hole, a grimy and chaotic city.

The first season of Dorohedoro, which adapted the first seven volumes of the manga, was produced by Studio MAPPA and directed by Yuichiro Hayashi. It consisted of 12 episodes and was streamed worldwide by Netflix. The anime received critical acclaim for its faithful adaptation, unique art style, and dark humor.

The second season of Dorohedoro has not yet revealed its release date, cast, crew, or production studio. However, Q Hayashida, the original manga author, expressed her gratitude and excitement for the continuation of the anime in a statement on the website. She also hinted that the production has been progressing for a while and that she was looking forward to watching it.

According to some sources, the director of the first season, Yuichiro Hayashi, had stated that the renewal of Dorohedoro would depend on the performance of the first season. Considering that the manga is complete and that the first season was very popular, many fans and critics believe that Dorohedoro is a likely candidate for renewal.

The second season of Dorohedoro is expected to cover the next arc of the manga, which involves Kaiman and Nikaido traveling to the sorcerers’ world to uncover the truth behind Kaiman’s identity and curse. They will also face new enemies and allies, as well as old ones, in a series of thrilling and bizarre adventures.

Dorohedoro is one of the most unique and captivating anime series on Netflix, and its second season is highly anticipated by fans of the genre. With the confirmation of its production, the wait is finally over, and the world of Dorohedoro will soon return to the screens..

Source: Official Website

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