Official Poster for the Trigger Studios production, Japanese anime 'BNA: Brand New Animal'.

Netflix’s BNA Season 2 Details All We Need To Know

The Japanese anime ‘BNA: Brand New Animal’, a production of Trigger Studios premiered on 8th April, 2020, and is licensed by Netflix. The first season consisted of 12 episodes and now season 2 is expected. The series is based on a light novel with the same name which was written by Nekise Ise. A Manga had also been released which is written by Asano.

The story focuses on Michiru Kagemori, a teenage girl who starts turning into a tanuki beastman. The plot is set where the earth is inhabited by humanoid animals. Michiru runs away to a city where all the Tanukis live together peacefully. She meets Shirou Ogami there who joins her, on her journey to find out why they are being transformed and discover various mysteries on their way. Season 1 was an introduction to the characters and the evolution of the story.

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A still from Season 1 Episode 4 of ‘BNA: Brand New Animal’.

‘BNA’ Season 2 will revolve around the same characters and them finding out a way to go back to normal. There will also be a strange relationship between the humans and the beastmen. The writers have mentioned that they are not following the novel or the manga. So, we are not sure where the story will take us but they will surely come up with an interesting storyline to keep the audience engaged.

Characters in the series:

There are many interesting characters in this urban-fantasy anime who have impressed the fans. Some of them are:

Michiru Kagemori: the girl who suddenly starts turning into a beastman. She is the main protagonist and the voiceover is given by Sumire Morohoshi.

Shirou Ogami: the Beastman who possesses the self-regeneration ability and also has a keen sense of smell. Voiced over by Yoshimasa Hosoya.

Nazuna Hiwatashi: Michiru’s best friend who also turned into a beastman and was taken by the government for research. Voiced over by Maria Naganawa.

Alan Sylvasta: President of Sylvasta Pharmaceuticals who wants to research on this mystery. Voiced over by Kaito Ishikawa.

Barbaray Rose: a sand puppy Beastman who knows everything about the Beastkin disease and is working on its cure. Voiced over by Gara Takashima.

Trailer:

The trailer for ‘BNA’ season 2 has not been released yet. Until then, you can watch the trailer for Season 1. It has already crossed 133k views. You can watch the trailer below.

Renewal Status for new season:

The renewal of season 2 has not been announced yet but it has only been a month since the finale of season 1 and the series has received a lot of love and built hype around it. Netflix has not announced the cancellation as well but in a few weeks, we will surely know the decision as they are waiting to study the audience’s reaction before giving out a green light. As there has been no official announcement, even if the season was to release, fans have speculated the date to be around the end of 2021. Season 1 is streaming on Netflix and we will have to wait for the next season. We will update the dates as soon as we get any details.