Following the broadcast of the final episode of Mashle: Magic and Muscles season 1, its official Twitter account of announced on June 30, 2023, that the anime will be getting a 2nd season.
Mashle: Magic and Muscles Season 2 is set to release in January 2024.
A new trailer was also revealed to commemorate the announcement.
The second season of the anime will adapt the Divine Visionary Selection Exam arc.
Mashle: Magic and Muscles season 1 aired on April 7, 2023.
The cast members voicing the main characters includes:
- Chiaki Kobayashi as Mash Burnedead
- Reiji Kawashima as Finn Ames
- Kaito Ishikawa as Lance Crown
- Takuya Eguchi as Dot Barrett
- Reina Ueda as Lemon Irvine
- Hiroaki Hirata as Narrator
The staff working on the anime includes:
- Director: Tomonari Tanaka
- Series Composition: Yousuke Kuroda
- Character Designer: Hisashi Higashijima, along with Saki Hisamatsu, Nozomi Goto
- Music: Masaru Yokoyama
- Animation Director: Takeshi Matsuda, Hiroaki Goda
- Art Director: Ito Yusa
- Cinematographer: Akihito Suzuki
- CGI Director: Daisuke Fukuda
- Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama
- Sound Effects: Yui Ando
The staff of the anime had previously stated that Mashle manga will be completely animated. The plot of the anime is described as follows:
This is a world of magic.
This is a world in which magic is casually used by everyone.
In a deep, dark forest in this world of magic, there is a boy who is singlehandedly working out.
His name is Mash Burndead and he has a secret. He can’t use magic.
All he wanted was to live a quite life with his family.
But people suddenly start trying to kill him one day.
And he somehow finds himself enrolled in Magic School.
There, he sets his sights on becoming the ‘Divine visionary’, the elite of the elite.
Will his ripped muscles work against the best and brightest of the wizarding world?
Mashle: Magic and Muscles is a manga written and illustrated by Hajime Kōmoto. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine since January 2020.
In addition to the anime, Mashle series released its first novel titled Mash Burnedead and the Book of Adventures 1 on May 2, 2022, published by JUMP j BOOKS.
The novelization was done by Kiyoko Hoshi (Haikyū!! Shōsetsuban!!) and Hajime Komoto is credited as the original author.