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Beastars (ビースターズ, Bīsutāzu?) is an anime series produced by Studio Orange. Licensed by Netflix, it is based on the manga of the same name which was written and illustrated by Paru Itagaki.

It was released on October 8, 2019 in Japan. In addition, the series was also aired on Fuji TV's +Ultra programming block in Japan on October 9, 2019.

The first season's international premiere was March 13, 2020, on the Netflix streaming service.[1]

A second season of the anime was announced on December 26, 2019 in Episode 12's end credits. In early August 2020, it was announced that Season 2 will premiere sometime in January 2021 in Japan.[2]

Official Synopsis

In a world populated by anthropomorphic animals, herbivores and carnivores coexist with each other. For the adolescents of Cherryton Academy, school life is filled with hope, romance, distrust, and uneasiness.

The main character is Legoshi the Gray Wolf, a member of the drama club. Despite his menacing appearance, he has a very gentle heart. Throughout most of his life, he has always been an object of fear and hatred by other animals, and he's been quite accustomed to that lifestyle. But soon, he finds himself becoming more involved with his fellow classmates who have their own share of insecurities and finds his life in school changing slowly.[3][4]

Staff

  • Original Story: Paru Itagaki
  • Studio: Orange
  • Director: Shinichi Matsumi
  • Art Director: Minami Kasuga
  • Director of Photography: Shiori Koshou
  • Writer: Nanami Higuchi
  • Composer: Satoru Kosaki
  • Character Designer: Nao Ootsu
  • CG Chief Director: Eiji Inomoto
  • Editor: Junichi Uematsu
  • Color Designer: Satoshi Hashimoto

Voice Actors

List of Episodes

  1. The Full Moon Chooses Which Beasts to Shine On (満月は照らす獣を選んでる, Mangetsu wa terasu kemono o eran deru?)
  2. The Heart of the School is in the garden (学園の心臓部は庭園にあり, Gakuen no shinzōbu wa teien ni ari?)
  3. When a male wolf was born (オスオオカミ 出生のとき, Osuōkami shussei no toki?)
  4. You are going to the Holy Grail (君は聖杯までふやかして, Kimi wa Seihai made fuyakashite?)
  5. The Age to Discover Neither Motive Nor A Tail's Filth (しっぽの汚れにも理由を見出すお年頃, Shippo no yogore ni mo riyū o mīdasu otoshigoro?)
  6. The Thing That Pierced My Vision: Was It a Dream or Reality? (視界の滲み 夢か現か, Shikai no nijimi: Yume ka utsutsu ka?)
  7. School Uniform and Fur Coat and Yet Still Underneath It (制服と被毛のそのまた下の, Seifuku to himō no sono mata shita no?)
  8. To Catch Floss On One's Dogtooth (犬歯に糸ようじひっかけるように, Kenshi ni ito yōji hikkakeru yō ni?)
  9. The Fur's Rising Top Floor Elevator (エレベーター最上階の戦慄, Erebētā saijōkai no senritsu?)
  10. I Will Catch You to the Ends of the Earth, Fuzzball (綿毛、地の果てまで追うならば, Watage, chi no hate made ou naraba?)
  11. Marching Towards the Summer Neon Town (ゆきゆきて 夏のネオン街, Yuki yukite natsu no neon machi?)
  12. Back View of Summer Storm (夏嵐の後ろ姿, Karan no ushiro sugata?)
Adapted arcs

Music

Beastars Original Soundtrack

Gallery

Images

Anime countdown

Images of illustration for the countdown of the start of the anime by the official Twitter account of the anime

Blu-Ray and DVD Anime

Official Blu-Ray and DVD anime covers.

Video

Website

References

  1. Confirmation of the international premiere.
  2. Confirmation of the second season's release window.
  3. Synopsis in Japanese.
  4. Synopsis in English.
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