Heaven Officials’ Blessing Season 2

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Why stir up the past if you can never fix it. We can influence our future. Despite the losses, we must find the strength to move on. The future is in our hands and we create it ourselves. After two setbacks, the main character of the anime “Heaven Official’s Blessing” receives a new task that will forever change his fate…

Genre – fantasy, adventure.
The premiere of the season 1 took place on October 31, 2020 (11 episodes).

“Heaven Officials’ Blessing ss 2”: release date, announcement

The day viewers saw the premiere of the anime “Heaven Official’s Blessing”, the unimaginable happened. Thanks to the excellent picture quality, the correct rhythm of the plot development, as well as the exact adherence to the original novel, the adaptation has become the most talked about on the Internet. The anime has gained a huge following after only one episode! What does this mean? This means that viewers will most likely see the sequel!

However, it is too early to talk about specific release dates for Season 2, it is simply unknown. But critics are confident that the sequel to the anime “Heaven Official’s Blessing” will be released closer to the beginning of 2022.

Plot

The Heavenly Emperor needs to find strong soldiers to send them on a mission to the North. There are believers who ask for help in their prayers to Heaven. Their main enemies are dark spirits. Prince Xie Lian, known as a kind, sympathetic favorite of the people, receives an offer to protect the people of the North. His candidacy was ridiculed by the generals, because the Prince had already twice received an assignment, which he failed miserably. But the guy doesn’t despair. He knows he can do a lot. He just needs to prove it.

Once among the people, Xie Lian learns local news: a girl disappeared in the mountains again. Local residents are worried about this fact, they are scared, but they cannot do something on their own. Anyone who tried to protect the girls died. What are these stories about the Slaying Spirit – legend or truth?

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Frame from the anime

According to legend, the Ghost Bridegroom lives in the mountains, kidnapping beautiful girls. For 100 years, 17 brides disappeared without a trace, more than 100 people died. The last missing bride is from the official’s family. On the long journey through the mountains, she was accompanied by 40 of the best warriors, who in the end could not save themselves or the beauty. The bride’s father was desperate. He turned to Heaven for help, and the official promised a generous reward to the one who found his daughter. So he drew the whole North into this story.

Xie Lian got two assistants who went in search of Ghost Bridegroom with him. On the way, a test awaited them, after which the Prince ended up in Ming Guang Temple, where he found all the missing brides. The temple that no one knew about. But the most important thing happened later when Xie Lian met him…

Anime main characters

  • Xie Lian – a kind, bright guy who does not exalt himself above others; ready to help people despite their social status; has neither temples nor believers; twice he was driven out of Heaven; communicates with Ling Wen through the power of thought; owns the magic of artifacts.
  • Hua Cheng – the Ghost King; known as one of the most dangerous demons; smart, strong, arrogant character; Hua Cheng doesn’t care much about the people around him, but his attitude towards Xie Lian is different – here the guy shows special care, kindness and tenderness.
  • Nan Feng and Fu Yao – Xie Lian’s assistants, who initially looked more like bandits than allies; work for those Gods with whom the Prince does not have a very good relationship; their generals are not aware of the unauthorized actions of their subordinates; constantly fight among themselves, but protect Xie Lian on his way.
  • Ling Wen – despite the failures of Xie Lian and the hostile attitude towards him from the generals, gave him a new assignment; however, she could not find support for the young guy; blessed him on the road; persuaded two junior officials from the Middle Heavens to help the Prince on his journey.

Interesting Facts

  1. The Chinese anime “Heaven Officials’ Blessing” is based on the fantasy novel of the same name by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu (consists of 244 chapters). One of her most popular works is the novel “Mo Dao Zu Shi” (Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation), published in 2015, became the basis for the anime. In September 2020, the Chinese adaptation of her novel “The Scum Villain’s Self-Saving System” (or “Scumbag System”) was released, which received a huge number of positive reviews.
  2. After airing episode 1 of the anime “Heaven Official’s Blessing” on the Chinese social network douban.com, it received a rating of 9.2 within 8 hours after the premiere.

Heaven Officials' Blessing Season 2: release date

NumberSeries titleRelease date
2x01Series 1early 2022
2x02Series 2early 2022
2x03Series 3early 2022
2x04Series 4early 2022
2x05Series 5early 2022
2x06Series 6early 2022
2x07Series 7early 2022
2x08Series 8early 2022
2x09Series 9early 2022
2x10Series 10early 2022

“no difference” (or “no parting”) Jeff Chang