Southeast Asian anime channel ANIPLUS Asia has announced on Thursday that the Second Season of Hozuki’s Coolheadedness will be airing on the channel in a simulcast basis this Autumn 2017 season.
The new season premieres on October 8, airing Every Sundays at 01:30am (12:30am JKT/BKK), right after the Japanese telecast.
With the post-war population explosion resulting in a ferocious increase of evil spirits and the dead flooding to the nethrworld, the understaffed Hell faces a chaos of unprecedented scale.
Demon Ogre Hozuki – the remarkable chief deputy to the king of Hell, King Enma – tends to all manner of affairs in place of the lazy king.
And so begins to busy everyday lives of Hozuki and the dead in the depths of Hell. (Synopsis from ANIPLUS Asia)
The Second Season of Hozuki’s Coolheadedness follows the antics and dark humor of the first season, which was adapted from a manga written and illustrated by Natsumi Eguchi.
The manga is being published by Kodansha since March 2011, and currently has 24 volumes.
The first season was aired in January 2014, which was also aired on ANIPLUS Asia in a simulcast basis.
The new season will now be directed by Kazuhiro Yoneda, who previously directed Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara. anime series, while scriptwriter Midori Gotou returns to work on the series.
The anime will now be produced by Studio DEEN, with Jiro Omatsuri handling its character designs.
Hiroki Yasumoto, who voiced the demon ogre “Hozuki”, returns to lead the show’s cast.