Season two of the Record of Ragnarok anime (a.k.a. Record of Ragnarok II) is coming to Netflix in 2023. Ahead of this an explosive new trailer has been released where we can hear the voices of the Japanese cast.
There will be some new actors and characters in season two: Tomokazu Sugita plays Jack the Ripper, Katsuyuki Konishi plays Heracles, Subaru Kimura plays Raiden Tameemon, and Yūichi Nakamura plays Buddha.
Looking toward the announced returning cast, Miyuki Sawashiro plays Brunhilde, Tomoyo Kurosawa plays Göll, and Tatsuhisa Suzuki plays the Hindu deity Shiva.
VIZ Media is releasing the original manga series by Shinya Umemura, Ajichika, and Takumi Fukui in print, with Mangamo releasing it digitally, with Mangamo farther along in its releases.
Warner Bros. Japan gave this description for the anime:
“7 million Years of Human Civilization is coming to an end…
Every 1000 years, all the Gods of the world gather in heaven to attend the ‘Conference of Mankind Survival’.
All the Gods agree to bring an ultimate end to the mankind due to their past foolish acts but before the final verdict is made, Brunhild, the eldest of the 13 Valkyrie sisters make and objection.
‘To spice things up, why donʼt you test humans?’
Her proposal was to have God vs Humanityʼs final struggle also known as the ‘Ragnarok’, where all the Gods from the world and champions from the entire human history enters 1 on 1 battle. The first team to win 7 battles out of 13 will be the winner.
It seems almost impossible for the humans to win against the Gods.
Although Gods sneer at them, Brunhild makes further provocation;
‘Are you chickening out?’
That touches Godsʼ nerves and they accept her proposal in anger.
Therefore, Brunhild and her sisters must choose 13 of the strongest champions throughout the human history.
Will humans surpass Gods and make an stop to the ultimate end?
The eschatological battles between heaven and earth finally begin!”
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