Good Night World Season 2, will it happen?
Netflix has been dipping its toes in the anime industry for quite some while and has been adapting works of various manga series.
The latest adaption comes in the form of Uru Okabe s’ manga series, Good Night World, which hit the small screens in Fall 2023.
The story follows a rather unstable family hikikomori shut-in Taichiro Arima, genius young brother Asuma, ignored dad Kojiro, and careless mom Sayaka.
Despite their differences and quirky behaviour, all the members cope with real-world struggles by playing a virtual reality online game called Planet.
The game features forming guilds, taking part in battles against monsters and enjoying adventures to become the first to defeat the final boss known as Black Bird of Happiness.
While playing this game, the Akabane Family as one rules which states, “Not to spy on each other’s’ private information”.
However, the game takes over daily lives and it becomes a test of characters and familial bons which ultimately determines the survival of the members.
Good Night World Season One was well received by fans and critics alike and after its conclusions, many were wondering if there will be a second installment or not.
To find the answer, keep scrolling as we bring you all the latest news and updates on Good Night World Season 2.
Good Night World is rated 7.2/10 and ranked #2987 with 15k members on MyAnimeList
WHAT IS THE GOOD NIGHT WORLD SEASON 2 RELEASE DATE?
Good Night World Season One premiered on Netflix on 12th October 2023 and ran for 12 episodes.
As of writing, there is no update from studio NAZ on the renewal of Good Night World Season 2.
|Good Night World Season 1||12th October 2023|
|Good Night World Season 2||Yet to be Announced|
Production studios consider various financial and commercial metrics before announcing a renewal.
As mentioned earlier, Good Night World Season One faired well but failed to make it to the top-rated anime list of Fall 2023.
Initially showing promise, the series encountered a decline in quality as the episodes progressed, as evidenced by its IMDB user episode ratings.
While the reviews and ratings are mostly in favour, a crucial factor for renewal will be the availability of studio and source material.
Studio NAZ is by no means a massive production house and has only produced ten series since 2014 without a single sequel.
Currently, the studio has listed only one new project, Special Kid Factory, for late 2023 as part of its production schedule.
However, the studio s’ sequel history or production capacity isn’t the biggest problem as availability or lack thereof source material.
The first season adapted the entire manga, i.e., five volumes consisting of 52 chapters, thus leaving no source material for the creators to produce Good Night World Season 2.
Additionally, the first season ended on a satisfactory note; thus, it makes no sense for either Netflix or studio Naz to revisit for a sequel.
The only possibility for a return is if the creators adapt the prequel manga, i.e., Good Night World End.
It may take time for Cells At Good Night World Season 2 update to arrive, But Good Night World Season 2 release date in early 2025 and for Good Night World Season 2 trailer release in end 2024.
GOOD NIGHT WORLD MANGA CATCHUP
Good Night World manga is written and illustrated by Uru Okabe. It began serialization on the Ura Sunday website and MangaONE service from 28th December 2018.
The manga has been published into 5 volumes, with the latest issue released on 17th March 2017.
A prequel series titled Good Night World End began serialization on the MangaONE service on 1st August 2023.
Good Night World manga is rated 7.1/10 and ranked #6168 with 6.9k members on MyAnimeList
GOOD NIGHT WORLD SEASON 2 PLOT
In the final episode of Good Night World Season One, “Hello, World,” the world is affected by the Hello World Virus which is inside the application system.
Sasumata wonders if his demise would affect the family but the Kojiro believes otherwise.
Several Kojiro faces appear around the world which sends the citizens into panic.
They convene at the airport and visit the Twilight Hill in which the Akabane used to live.
Taichiro states that they can build a coffin but Azuma reminds that Taichiro not dead yet.
He offers an idea to build a house which would help her mother have a good time.
A flying dead red dragon imagery flutters around as Taichiro s’ body glitches before he moves out with Azuma.
As mentioned earlier, Netflix and studio NAZ could adapt the prequel series Good Night World End wherein we can expect to see characters such as Liz, Rei and Yoshino.
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GOOD NIGHT WORLD CAST, CHARACTERS, AND CREW
Good Night World is directed by Katsuya Kikuchi with series composition and scripting from Michiko Yokote.
GOOD NIGHT WORLD’s Characters are designed by Rena Okuyama.
Animation is produced by studio NAZ, with Junko Matsushita serving as animation director.
You can find the list of Good Night World characters and voice cast below:
|Shirō Akabane/Kojirō Arima||Akio Ōtsuka|
|May/Sayaka Arima||Aya Endo|
|Ichi/Taichirō Arima||Daisuke Hirose|
|AAAAA/Asuma Arima||Nobunaga Shimazaki|
|Aya Arima||Inori Minase|
|Hana Kamuro||Rie Takahashi|
Unfortunately, the first season adapted the entire source material and thus, the creators won’t be renewing for Good Night World Season 2.