The classic 80s series when shoulder pad is still a thing is back for the second season. The journey of the mighty wizard king Dark Schneider continues.
With nostalgia hype these days, BASTARD successfully charms the heart of old anime fans. The series received a like-and-hate response when it was released. Thus, boosting the anime’s popularity even further.
That’s why, Netflix has confirmed the sequel in January 2023. Lately, they released a PV and a list of information related to the sequel. What information do they have? Read on!
BASTARD!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- Season 2 Official Trailer
The PV was released on May 30, 2023. It shows the next enemy Dark Schneider must face. Now that he already sealed the deal with Gara, Abigail, and Nei Arshes, it is time for Dark Schneider to fight his former right-hand man, Kall-su.
As the trailer suggested, there will be 12 sorcerer shoguns under Kall-su. But he won’t fight them alone like in the first season. The guardian of the Kingdom, The Samurai Corps, will go along with him to take care of Kall-su’s underling.
The seal is already in tatters and when it is completely broken, the God of Destruction, Antharasax, will emerge once again. Can Dark Schneider stop his former best friend?
The best part is you don’t have to wait that long to watch this sequel. Netflix has confirmed that the series will premiere on July 31 with 15 episodes.
BASTARD!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- Cast
With a new arc coming, many new cast members are introduced for the sequel. They are:
- Takuma Terashima as Joshua Berahia
- Sho Hayami as Nils John Mifune
- Junishi SUwabe as Yngwei von Mattstrom
- Koji Yusa as Zion Sol Vanderverg
- Jun Fukuyama as Macalpine Toni Strauss
- Ryuichi Kijima as Schen Karr
- Asami Seto as Shella E. Lee
- Taito Ban as Vai Staebe
- Jun Kasama as Jorg Fishes
- Minoru Hirota as Ba Thory
- Daisuke Hirakawa as Ran Di Rhodes Stein Neubauten
- Atsushi Tamaru as Sykes Von Snowwhite
- Wataru Komada as Ross Zaboss Friedrich
- Takahiro Fujiwara as Bol Gil Bol
- Tomohiro Yamaguchi as Zakk Walder
- Taisuke Nakano as Ida Deesna
- Hinata Tadokoro as Vlad Kills
- Shomaru Zoza as Hammet
- Seiyuu Fujiwara as Mohi
Meanwhile, the main cast for the first season will reprise their respective role. Moreover, the rock band, coldrain, will come back to perform the new opening song “New Dawn”, while Tielle will sing the ending song once again entitled “La Muse perdue”.
BASTARD!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- Story
Fifteen years after the mighty Dark Scheider got sealed, the world is threaten by the Dark Rebel Army which plans to resurrect the God of Destruction, Anthraxas.
To prevent this disaster for coming, the daughter of the Great Priest, Tia Noto Yoko, uses magic to unseal Dark Schneider.
With his help, they begin a journey to fight the four Lord of Havocs who is related to the Dark Schneider from the past.
Can they prevent Antraxas from emerging once again in the world?
Frequently Asked Questions
The second season will premiere on July 31, 2023.
The series will debut on Netflix like the previous season.
Source: Netflix Official Twitter