The new year is here, and anime fans are already gearing up for a flurry of new content, much of it continuing their favorite stories. While there are a number of highly anticipated anime debuts this year, many established series are also making a comeback. What are some of the most anticipated anime returning in 2022?
“Attack on Titan” (Season 4 Part 2)
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The attack of the Titans aired the first half of its final season from 2019 to 2020. The rest of the series is slated for winter 2022, and it will feature another showdown between Paradis Island and Marley.
To complicate matters, not everyone in Paradis agrees with Eren’s questionable plan. The trailer still shows him moving forward. It will be interesting to see how this pans out when the final batch of episodes arrive.
The attack of the Titans Season 4 Part 2 will air on January 9, 2022.
‘Overlord’ (Season 4)
Suzerain Season 3 was released in 2018 and fans have been waiting for news of another release ever since. At Jump Festa 2022, Suzerain Season 4 has been officially announced for the new year. And the trailer teases another suspenseful addition to the series.
Along with the announcement and trailer, the Jump Festa panel confirmed that the anime will return for its fourth season in 2022. It’s unclear exactly when the new episodes will drop, but longtime fans will be prepared when they will.
“The Rising of the Shield Hero” (Season 2)
The Rise of the Shield Hero was a surprise hit on its 2019 debut, following Naofumi Iwatani as he navigated an extraordinary new world where his reputation was almost immediately destroyed.
The anime returns for season 2 in the spring, and it’s likely to generate just as much hype in 2022. Fans are eager to know what’s next for Naofumi, and trailers have teased many more adventures. .
The Rise of the Shield Hero is currently scheduled for April 2022.
‘Bleach’ (Thousand Year Blood War Arc)
Bleach fans were understandably devastated when the series was canceled in 2012, not giving the characters the send off they deserved.
With the anime returning in the fall 2022 season, they’ll finally get the finale they’ve been hoping for. And the trailer for the Bloody Thousand Year War arc makes it just as compelling as the manga chapters it’s based on.
As long as when Bleach is back, studio Pierrot seems to be eyeing an October 2022 release date for the anime. More details should surface as the year progresses. In the meantime, it’s the perfect time to catch up on previous seasons.
“My Hero Academia” (Season 6)
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my hero academia has built its craziest arc yet, which will include a massive showdown between the Pro Heroes and the Paranormal Liberation Front. With so much action and suspense, my hero academia Season 6 will definitely be a hit.
Fans have been waiting longer than usual for new episodes, but they’ll kick off an exciting chapter for Deku and his classmates in the fall of 2022. They’ll finally be able to put their Quirks to the test in a high-stakes showdown. Hopefully they will be up to the task.
“For Your Eternity” (Season 2)
To your eternity proved to be one of the most stunning anime releases of 2021, so it’s probably no surprise that it returns for another round in 2022. A series about the bond between a boy and a wolf, To your eternity aroused serious emotions among viewers. And the next outing will probably touch us again.
To your eternity Season 2 is expected to arrive during the fall 2022 anime season. This gives viewers time to prepare – and maybe rewatch Season 1 as well.
‘The Vanitas Case Study’ (Part 2)
The Vanitas Case Study premiered last summer, and the vampire anime quickly gained popularity. Unfortunately, its split season has left fans wondering when the next set of episodes will arrive.
Part 2 of the anime will return on January 14, 2022 – so the wait is almost over. This chapter will see Noah attempt to track down the Beast of Gevaudan. Hopefully this journey will answer some of the burning questions from Part 1 fans.
In/Spectre (Season 2)
Crunchyroll has outdone itself with its original series In/Spectrum, which sees Kotoko Iwanaga juggle romance and the supernatural as she tries to solve a mystery surrounding a faceless apparition. She investigates alongside Kurou Sakuragawa – and the two end up together at the end of Season 1.
In/Spectrum returns for season 2 this year, and its 2022 release will see the anime duo take on the supernatural as a couple. This dynamic should make their adventures even more intriguing. We will definitely wait for an official release date for the new episodes!
“The devil is a part-timer! ” (Season 2)
Back in July 2022, The devil is part time is among MyAnimeList’s most anticipated anime of the year. The first season introduced viewers to the devil himself – with a twist. A devastating loss forced him to flee to Tokyo and find a job turning burgers. Naturally, all sorts of antics ensue.
Viewers loved the comedic nature of this series when it debuted, and the second outing is expected to prove just as entertaining as the first. As for when fans can expect it, The devil is part time Season 2 is expected to arrive in July.
‘Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest’ (Season 2)
Although many series on this list do not have definite release dates, Arifureta: from the banal to the strongest in the world come back soon.
Kick-off on January 13, ArifuretaThe second season of will reunite viewers with Nagumo Hajime as he embarks on a new adventure. And although the show’s first outing was met with a mixed response, it’s high MyAnimeList’s range of winter outings.
Judging by the trailer, Hajime will have his work cut out for him as he heads towards Erisen. Of course, that just means more action for those tuning in to Season 2 – and who’s complaining?
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