Tokyo Ravens is a light novel series of Japanese origin. The series is written by Kohei Azano and illustration is provided by Sumihei. The novel is published by Fujimi Shobo under their imprint Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. The Tokyo Ravens novel was published on 20 May in the year 2010 till the current year. It consists of 16 volumes. Tokyo Ravens falls in the supernatural and action genre.
The novel series was adapted into a manga series which is written by Atsushi Suzumi. It is published by Kadokawa Shoten in Japanese. The English version of Tokyo Raven’s manga is published by Kadokawa in North America. It was published on 20 April in the year 2010 and ended on 26 July in the year 2017 and consists of 15 volumes. Furthermore, Tokyo Ravens was also adapted into an anime television series which is directed by Takaomi Kanasaki. The series’ executive producers are Michio Kaiba, Nobue Osamu, Kazuhiro Kanemitsu, Mitsutoshi Ogura, and Saki Kondo. The script for the show is written by Hideyuki Kurata and the music is provided by Maiko Iuchi. Tokyo Ravens are broadcast by Eight Bit Studio and are licensed by Funimation in North America and by Medialink in South Asia and Southeast Asia. Season 1 of Tokyo Ravens premiered on 9 October in the year 2013 and ended on 26 March 2014. It consists of 24 episodes.
Tokyo Ravens Season 2 Release Date
There is no official release date for season 2 of Tokyo Ravens since the show has not yet been renewed for a new season. Season 1 premiered in 2013 and since then there has been no word of a possible season 2 of Tokyo Ravens.
|Tokyo Ravens Season 1 Release Date||9 October 2013|
|Tokyo Ravens Season 2 Release Date||Not Announced Yet|
Tokyo Ravens Season 2 Story
In the past, Onmyodou was a powerful magic technique that was used in World War I by the Japanese. Years later, a person named Yakou Tsuchimikado performs a ritual called “Taizan Fukun Ritual”, which will help Japan win the war. However, the ritual is not performed correctly and it goes awry and instead is termed the “Great Spiritual Disaster”. This incident haunts Japan to the present date. Additionally, the Onmyo Agency is established by the Japanese government in order to monitor and report any supernatural activity that takes place in the nearby areas. The Agency is also responsible for fighting any demons or spirits that try to enter the real world. In the present time, onmyodou magic has become more simplified, modernized, and refined and is even used in the medicine and technological field.
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Not everyone can wield the onmyodou magic. One such person is Harutora, who is a member of one of the Tsuchimikado’s families. He was not born with magical powers despite being a part of a distinguished onmyoji family. Harutora finds his life to be meaningless since he cannot perform any magic. He remembers a promise he made to his childhood friend Natsume, who is the heir to the Tsuchimikado family and a supposed reincarnation of Yakou Tsuchimikado himself. His only wish is to lead a normal and simple life despite his rich magical history. However, he joins Natsume in her fight against a group of people from Onmyo Agency, who are trying to perform the same ritual that led to Japan’s destruction and downfall 2 years ago.
Tokyo Ravens Season 2 Characters
The main protagonist of Tokyo Ravens is Harutora Tsuchimikado. He is born into a powerful family but has no magic powers of his own, hence he decides to live a normal life. However, he eventually joins his childhood friend Natsume as her protector, in her fight against the people who perform the same ritual and magic which led to Japan’s destruction 2 years ago. The character is voiced by Kaito Ishikawa. Another main character of the show is Natsume Tsuchimikado who is a supposed reincarnation of Yakou Tsuchimikado, the same person who led Japan towards its downfall. She is Harutora’s childhood friend. The character is voiced by Kana Hanazawa. The supporting characters of the series are Touji Ato voiced by Ryohei Kimura. Other characters include Suzuka Dairenji, Kyouko Kurahashi, Tenma Momoe, and Akino Souma.
Tokyo Ravens Season 2 Trailer
The trailer for season 2 of Tokyo Ravens is not available since the show has not been renewed for a new season.