UQ Holder Season 2 is one of the most awaited anime series in the last three years. Fans got to watch the last UQ holder in the year 2018. This anime series was an adaptation from the popular manga with the same name authored by the famous Ken Akamatsu. The manga itself received a lot of praises and hence fans were eagerly waiting for the anime version of it. However, after the anime series came out it left the fans pretty disappointed as it could not match up the level of the manga. Despite that, the fans are still waiting for UQ Holder Season 2.
In the year 2017 fans got to see a reboot of the anime that was released way back in 2006. Since the 2017 version was not an exact copy of the 2006 one, many fans claimed it is a sequel to the previous one. In any case, fans appreciated the second run. The newly created art style did pick up a lot of praise and that is exactly what led the fans to demand UQ Holder Season 2.
The latest season ended with a lot of spine-chilling cliffhangers which is making the fans desperately long fir season 2. The series was written by Ken Akamatsu and Shogo Yaskawa and directed by Youhei Suzuki. Considering the current status it is expected that the UQ Holder Season 2 might release by the end of the year 2021. However, as of now, the team has not issued any official statement regarding the release of the second season.
UQ Holder is also known as Masou Sensei Negima Is a fantasy action anime series of Japan. It is adapted from a manga of the same name by Ken Akamatsu. Later JC Staff produced the anime adaptation which was premiered on October 3, 2017, and continued for 12 episodes ending on December 19, 2017.
Now the real question that fans have regarding UQ Holder Season 2 is that, will the series even continue after the way it was handled in the 2007 anime series? Though pleased by the storyline of the anime, many viewers believe that there was a little rush and it was unnecessarily fast-paced. This was said because the makers ended UQ Holder at episode 12 instead of running a full 2-cour season.
Ken Akamatsu, the author of the manga series started writing the manga in the year 2013. Ever since then he has been able to publish 24 volumes with a total of 180 chapters in them. Now during the first season of the anime, the makers took up 131 chapters for adaptation and ender the first part at volume number 13. Hence a total of 11 volumes consisting of 50 chapters are left for the makers to work on during the making of UQ Holder Season 2. In general, it should have been enough to make an entire season of 12 episodes out of it. However, considering the amount of content that the makers have used during the first season, we can say that there is not enough source material.
And as we are all aware of the current scenario of the world after we were hit by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) recently. Every industry and business had to put a halt to their work. A similar case happened in the case of the entertainment industry already. A lot of productions were stopped or postponed for that matter. So we can understand why the writer has not come up with any more new volumes of the manga yet. And as long as there is no new source material, the probability of the release of the UQ Holder Season also goes down.
The anime surrounds the life of a young boy called Touta Canoe. Born and brought up in a small village this boy, Touta aspires to go and live a prosperous life in a big city. However, his normal life does not remain so normal after he encounters a Bounty Hunter who was on the mission to capture his guardian. Soon after that, he discovers she turned him into a vampire after healing his injury. He also finds out that guardian is a 700 years old vampire.
Touta then comes in contact with a group of immortal vampires. This group of vampires is called UQ Holder. UQ Holder is a secret society of immortal vampires and Yokai let by Yukihime. The goal of this group is to protect other supernatural beings on the planet as well as standing up for the outcast of society. It also helps the humans from the immortals that do not follow the law of society. The members reside at the Senkyokan estate, near the Shin-Tokyo coast. The main members of them are numbers.
UQ Holder Season 2 might lift the storyline from where it left in the first series ad hopefully come up with better plotlines, character arcs, twists, and a whole lot of excitement.
Due to the rush in the storyline, the first season did receive a lot of mixed responses. It was pretty evident for the viewers to figure out how many chapters were skipped during the making of the first season. Also, the anime added some of its original storylines to the plot making it not an exact adaption of the manga which the fans were not expecting. So, the mixed negative response might be a reason why the makers are delaying the production of UQ Holder Season 2 as of now.
Also, the production company is absolutely mum about the happening of the sequel or the overall future of the anime. That is making the fans all the more anxious about the arrival of UQ Holder Season 2. The good news is that the producers have not canceled the show which is helping the fans stay optimistic about UQ Holder Season 2.
As of now, the production house has not issued any public statement regarding the release of the next season. Since the author of the manga is releasing new chapters at a slower rate the premiere of the anime is also getting stalled. We will let you about any new updates as soon as we get hold of them for sure!
UQ holder season 1 covered 13 of the 24 Volumes of the manga and UQ Holder season 2 is expected to cover the rest.
The makers have not yet officially announced the renewal of the series but they also have not said anything about the cancellation of the show.
You should read the Negima Manga before starting UQ Holder.
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