Made in Abyss is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akihiti Tsukushi. The anime adaptation was released by Kinema Citrus on 7th July 2017 by the same name and the first season ran till 29th September 2017.The anime was licensed by Sentai Filmwork and comes under the category ‘seinen’
The anime is written by Hideyuki Kurata and Directed by Masayuki Kojima. The English version is published by Seven Seas Entertainment
What is Made in Abyss’s Plot like?
The storyline revolves around an orphan girl named Riko who lives in Belchero Orphanage in the town of Orth. There is a huge hole connecting to the earth in the centre of their town which is called ‘The Abyss’, the Cave harbours remnants of long-gone civilizations thus, is explored by many people. But the cave bears a curse! Riko’s mother Lyza, who is presumed dead, was one of the many people who made it into the Abyss and was titled as a ‘white whistle’. Riko wants to carry her mother’s legacy by becoming a white whistle herself. One day she discovers a human-like robot named Reg in the second layer of the Abyss. As the story goes many mysteries are unfolded into the Abyss, Lyza’s belongings were found including her white whistle pages which reveals that her mother is waiting at the centre of the Abyss for her. Here begins her journey to find her mother. She and Reg bid her friends goodbye and started their journey into the Abyss.
What would be it’s Season 2’s release date?
After season one ended in 2017 fans are waiting for three years for the next season. The second season was scheduled to launch in 2021 but due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the release is postponed. Two Made in Abyss movies were released in 2019 titled ‘Made In Abyss: Journey’s Dawn’ and ‘Made In Abyss: Wandering Twilight’ but the hype was created after the third movie ‘Made In Abyss: Dawn Of The Deep Soul’ released in 2020 and fans are looking forward to the continuation of the story in season two since then. In 2020 the official website of the anime tweeted a poster of season two with the title included “The Sun Blazes Upon The Golden City” and confirmed that it is going to be released in 2022. So we are confirmed that season two is completed and is expected to be released in 2022.
The official Tweet by Kevin Penkin reveals this image which is probably a scene from the second season
Season 2 picks after the movie ‘Dawn of the Deep Soul’, as season 1 covered the first five volumes of the manga the second season may follow the story afterwards.
An RPG game based on the anime by Spike Chunsoft is also going to release in 2020.