One of the returning anime in the Fall 2021 anime season, Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 is set to fulfil your isekai needs. Summer 2021 was loaded with anime from the isekai genre but Fall 2021 has only one major isekai release. Nonetheless, the anime is set for release in October 2021!
Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation first aired in January 2021 and will now return for a Season 2 after a delay in the release which pushed it to October. The first season is rated 8.36/10 on My Anime List. Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 is produced by Studio Bind. Here’s all that you need to know about the upcoming release!
Mushoku Tensei Season 2 Trailer
What is Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation About?
Funimation is set to stream Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 and has added a synopsis for the story:
The plot for the anime revolves around a 34-year-old hikikomori (shut-in) who is constantly bullied and pushed around. He finally faces eviction after his parents’ death. He resolves to do something heroic but it ends in another awful tragedy – his own death. But instead, he is reborn as Rudeus Greyrat.
The world he is warped into thrives on sorcery and the will of the sword. Rudeus becomes an apprentice of Roxy Migurdia and finally finds a world to belong in. But the challenges and obstacles in his life are far from over.
Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 Plot
Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 is expected to pick up after the events where Season 1 left. The anime adaptation is technically releasing as a split cour which essentially means each season releases with 10-13 episodes in a different season of the anime calendar.
The first season of the anime adapted the first 6 volumes of the light novel, ending the Boyhood – Homecoming Arc. Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 will adapt the light novels from the 7th novel onwards. It will begin with the Adolescence – Mid-Level Adventurer Arc. Rudeus travels alone and arrives at the city of Rosenburg to look for his mother but seems to have failed. To distract himself from the absence of people around him, he goes down a dangerous road. Rudeus accepts an A-Class job on his own.
How many episodes will Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 have?
The previous season adapted about 6 complete volumes from the Mushoku Tensei light novels. Given that Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 is the second cour, it will roughly have the same number of episodes. There are 23 episodes for the anime that have been announced till now, meaning the upcoming cour will have 12 episodes in total.
Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 Release Date
The anime will release on October 3rd 2021 on BS11, MBS Kyoto and Tokyo MX in Japan. For other countries, Funimation streamed the first cour of the anime in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Mexico, and Brazil. Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 will also be streamed on Funimation for certain. The release schedule for the weekly episodes is yet to the clarified.
The premiere for the anime is listed for Tokyo MX is October 4th at midnight, which effectively becomes October 3rd in other countries.
Mushoku Tensei Season 2 Episodes Release Time
Mushoku Tensei Season 2 Episodes will get a weekly drop on every Monday in Japan at midnight JST. The corresponding release date and time for regions based in Europe, Canada, and the US will be every Sunday of the week.
Sundays should now be dubbed as Anime Sundays with new weekly episodes of Demon Slayer, Boruto, Mieruko-chan, Fena: Pirate Princess and Mushoku Tensei.
Pacific Time: 9 AM PDT, Sunday
Central Time: 11 AM CDT, Sunday
Eastern Time: 12 PM EDT, Sunday
British Time: 5 PM BST, Sunday
European Time: 6 PM CEST, Sunday
Indian Time: 9:30 PM IST, Sunday
How many episodes will Mushoku Tensei Seaosn 1 Part 2 have?
Technically speaking the producers are airing Part 2 of Season 1 though it is labelled as Season 2 by many. Mushoku Tensei Season 1 has been promised 23 episodes, with the first 11 dropping in from January to March 2021.
Here’s the schedule of the Episodes in Part 2 aka Season 2
- The Woman with the Demon Eyes – Episode 12 – October 3rd
- Missed Connections – Episode 13 – October 10th
- No Such Thing as a Free Lunch – Episode 14 – October 17th
- Episode 15 – October 24th
- Episode 16 – October 31st
- Episode 17 – November 7th
- Episode 18 – November 14th
- Episode 19 – November 21st
- Episode 20 – November 28th
- Episode 21 – December 5th
- Episode 22 – December 12th
- Episode 23 – December 19th
What About Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 English Dub?
Mushoku Tensei Season 2 Episodes English subtitles will stream on both Funimation and Hulu. Subscribed users to these platforms will be able to watch the day episode gets released. If you have no plans on either, you will have to wait an extra week with streaming full of ads.
Funimation streaming Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation implies high chances of getting a Funimation English Dub for the anime. English Dubs are usually announced following the release of the Japanese version. Considering the popularity of the anime and the anticipation around Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2, the anime will get an English Dub announcement very soon, possibly with the same cast as the season 1 English Dub.
Mushoku Tensei Characters
The main cast for the anime is expected to remain the same. The additional cast members for the coming season are yet to be announced but here is an expected list of the cast for the anime:
- Yumi Uchiyama/ Madeleine Morris as Rudeus Greyrat
- Tomokazu Sugita/ Ben Phillips as Old Rudeus
- Lynn/ Dani Chambers as Lilia
- Toshiyuki Morikawa/ Jared Smith as Paul Greyrat
- Ai Kakuma/ Lindsay Seidel as Eris Boreas Greyrat
- Konomi Kohara/ Michelle Rojas as Roxy Migurdia
- Hisako Kanemoto/ Bryn Apprill as Zenith Greyrat
- Daisuke Namikawa/ Christopher Wehkamp as Ruijerd Superdia
- Ai Kayano/ Emily Neves as Sylphiette
Manabu Okamoto will be directing Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 and Kazutaka Sugiyama is in charge of the character design. Yuiko Ohara is expected to return for the opening and ending themes for the anime!
Mushoku Tensei Manga
Mushoku Tensei was originally a web novel released in 2012 before getting a print version in 2014. It is a light novel series by Rifujin na Magonote (pen name) that was serialized in the web novel site Shosetuska ni Naro and was later taken up by Media Factory. The series also has a manga adaptation that has been licensed by Seven Seas for publishing the English translation.
To date, 24 web novel volumes, 25 light novel volumes and 15 manga volumes have been published in Japan. Unfortunately, only 13 of light novels and manga volumes have got English translation.
Will there be Mushoku Tensei Season 3?
Though it is not officially confirmed but anime news leakers have news that in addition to Season 2, Studio is also working on Mushoku Tensei Season 3.
Stay tuned for updates on Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 and all the good stuff from your favourite titles. In the meantime, don’t forget to check out the best Fall 2021 anime releases and let us know all you plan to watch!