Funimation has announced exclusive rights for two anime series from Aniplex; the romantic comedy Kaguya-sama: Love is War Season 2 (subtitled and English dub), which will begin simulacasting in April; and coming in Spring is the mystery anime, The Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED, (subtitled), an English dub will air later in the year.
Kaguya-sama: Love is War Season 2
The new season continues the story of Miyuki Shirogane and Kaguya Shinomiya who together lead the illustrious Shuchiin Academy’s student council. A-1 Pictures’ animation brings to life the romantic power struggle between the arrogant but lovable protagonists. Side characters also shine with their surprisingly involved backstories. Season 2 introduces two new characters, Miko Iino and Kobachi Osaragi.
Kaguya-sama: Love is War is created by Aka Akasaka and stars Japanese voice actors Aoi Koga (Black Clover, Kemono Michi: Rise Up) as Kaguya Shinomiya, Makoto Furukawa (Dr. STONE, Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life) as Miyuki Shirogane, Konomi Kohara (HANEBADO!, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) as Chika, Ryouta Suzuki (Hinomaru Sumo, number24) as Yu, Miyu Tomita (We Never Learn: BOKUBEN, Overlord) as new character, Miko Iino and Rina Hidaka (The Rising of the Shield Hero, The Rolling Girls) as new character Kobachi Osaragi. For fans wanting to get ready for the new season’s launch, Funimation is now streaming all episodes of Season 1 (subtitled).
The Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED
The series follows detective Daisuke Kambe and partner Haru Kato as they work on cases at the Modern Crime Prevention Task Force (MCPTF) at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department where only people who’ve caused problems for the police end up. Daisuke is a bit materialistic, using his vast wealth to solve crimes, becoming detached to the human element. Haru, on the other hand, believes money isn’t everything and is repulsed by Daisuke’s lack of compassion. These two investigators must overcome their stark differences if they’re going to solve the mysteries ahead of them!
The Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED is created by Yasutaka Tsutsui (Paprika, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) and directed by Tomohiko Ito (Death Note, Sword Art Online). The series stars Japanese voice actors Yusuke Onuki as Daisuke Kambe and Mamoru Miyano (Death Note, Steins;Gate, Bungo Stray Dogs) as Haru Kato.