The anime The Tower of God is really very well known among many anime lovers. This anime is a great anime, which is actually based on the South Korean manhwa. The manhwa goes by the same name too. Season one indeed was quite successful. The first season has 13 episodes. The anime was first aired in Japan. The anime aired from April 2, 2020, to June 24, 2020.
So here the question arises, “Will the Tower Of God anime return for a second season?”
Before digging into this question, let’s have a deep look into the Tower of God franchise. As mentioned earlier, Tower of God is a South Korean manhwa. Actually it’s a webtoon series. It debuted in 2010. The manhwa received official English translations by Line Webtoon. It began in July 2014. The webtoon series has indeed gained much popularity over the years. Well, it is still going on. The chapter 516, got released on Dec 27, 2021.
After gaining much popularity, the franchise released a mobile game. It’s a role-playing game released in 2013. The game has also become hugely popular. Apart from the mobile game, Tower of God released its anime adaptation in 2020. The Telecom Animation Film released the anime adapted from manhwa. The first season of the Tower of God anime comprises 13 episodes. It aired in Japan from April 2, 2020, to June 24, 2020.
The original network was Tokyo MX. And the English network was Aniplus Asia. Takashi Sano directed the famous anime. Joseph Chou produced it. Erika Yoshida wrote the amazing anime loved by many anime lovers. Crunchyroll streamed the Japanese broadcast of the series. This was basically done as the co-production is under its “Crunchyroll Originals” title.
How did the anime community and fans respond to the first season?
Well, we can say that Tower Of God’s first season went very much viral. The anime impressed the anime fans well. And the anime lovers became a big fan for its well-crafted content and visual animation. Indeed to say, critics also loved the series. Many people loved the precise adaptation of the manhwa. In short, let’s just say that Tower of God was one of the best anime of 2020.
Season 1 had a total of 13 episodes. It’s been a year since the last episode aired. As a result, all the anime fans are quite excited for a renewal. They are eager to know if there will be a second season of Tower of God.
So can we expect Tower of God anime season 2?
We would like to tell you that there hasn’t been any official confirmation. No official announcement is yet given by the studio or Crunchyroll. So there is no information whether or not the series will return for a second season. We would like to say, let’s not get too excited about it. And also, let’s not expect anything too hastily.
Let’s try to analyze the possibility of the second season. So there are the factors depending on which anime gets famous. Those are fully based on the source material, profit and popularity. Now, analyzing these factors will help us to get an idea regarding the next season.
Let’s have a look at the source material. You know very well that Tower of God manhwa has been going strong. Well, it’s been more than 10 years now. There is no shortage of source material. As season 1 has just 13 episodes, of course not much source material would come into use. So there’s still a lot of source material left for the next season.
Now let’s move on to the popularity. As we mentioned earlier, the Tower of God anime was one of the best anime shows of the year 2020. Season 1 received a superb response for sure. And the fans have been demanding for more episodes. Ever since the first season ended airing, this made fans wonder more about the anime. The fans are definitely eager for a renewal.
Not forgetting to mention the profit. The first season of anime, along with the manhwa webtoon, has made quite a massive profit. The both have resulted in enough profit for the makers to go for Tower of God season 2. The fans are demanding, there is profit and source too. So there is no way it can be a one-season anime.
We have just analyzed all the factors that lead to a renewal. Now, the profit, source, and popularity, every factor is quite awesome for this anime. There are a lot of fans, yes the anime has a huge fan following. There is enough of a source for the next season. There is a high demand for the next season. And the profit is quite amazing. So let’s say, we can actually expect the next season soon.
Tower of God Season 2 Release Date:
Well, any official announcements on the renewal of Tower of God for season 2 has not yet been done. So even though there are chances, we are still not sure. Mentioning anything about its release date would be soon. Earlier this year, director of Crunchyroll, Carter Hahnselle said to Anime News Network:
“I can’t share too much more beyond that right now, but again we’re so glad that fans all over the world have been enjoying the show.”
There is just a waiting till season 2 gets a clearance from Crunchyroll. Assume the animation studio starts working on it in the next couple of months. So, we can expect the Tower of God Season 2 to release in 2023.
Tower of God Storyline:
The story of the Tower of God revolves around a boy named Twenty-Fifth Bam. Yes, that’s the name of the boy. In Korea, Bam means ‘Night’. Well, even though the name gives a spiritual significance to a Messiah. So the story is all about this Bam guy. And his life revolves around a Tower at the back of where he and his best friend, Rachael lived.
When Rachael entered that Tower, Bam was then ravaged. Now, Bam is ready to drive to any limits to see Rachael again. Even if he has to face death in the attempt. The rest of the story revolves around his journey through the tower. He meets many allies that help him in the mission.
News about the Tower of God manhwa writer:
The writer of manhwa S.I.U aka Lee Jong Hui was on a break. He was suffering from wrist and back pain. Well, this was mostly due to continuous work he kept on doing, without any rest. Also, he faced some mental health concerns too. The news was surely a setback for the fans. But, after a break, S.I.U. – AKA Lee Jong Hui resumed the series. He resumed his work as a writer in November 2020.
How many episodes can we expect season 2 to comprise?
This is another important question that arises. People wonder about the Tower of God anime and also how many episodes it would include. The first season of the anime had 13 episodes. It started airing on April 1, 2020 and aired till June 24, 2020. So we can expect 12-15 episodes for season 2!