After the release of the anime “Jobless Reincarnation” in January 2021, fans of the isekai genre could not come to their senses for a long time. The story captured the hearts so much that the audience craved a sequel. But then another story came out, headed by the boy William, raised by three undead. It’s about the anime “The Faraway Paladin” (Saihate no Paradin). Despite the fact that the storyline of the two anime is somewhat similar, they are different and beautiful in their own way. And after the showing of the season 1 of the series “The Faraway Paladin”, the audience again asked the age-old question: “Will there be a continuation of the anime?”…
“The Faraway Paladin ss 2”: release date, announcement
On December 25, 2021, a message was posted on Twitter on the official anime account of “The Faraway Paladin” that fans were waiting for a sequel! There is no information about the release date of the new episodes. But there is an opinion that the premiere could take place in the first half of 2023. Will’s journey continues!
William has a vague memory of his past life. Sometimes memories come to him, they haunt him, but he knows that memory is very important for his present life. As a three-year-old boy, Will found himself in another world, where he was surrounded by undead. Blood, Mary and Gus replaced his closest relatives. They enveloped him with tenderness, care and love. Each gave the human boy a piece of themselves. But they have a secret that William was not allowed to know about for a long time.
Years passed, the boy grew up, Blood taught him to be strong and courageous, Gus enlightened him every day, reading smart books, and Mary was by his side every day, helping to grow and learn the world. But, as it turned out, Will had an important mission ahead of him. Once he had to find out the whole truth about his beloved trinity and go to a world that he had not yet seen…
- William — a human child; after rebirth, he partially remembers what happened to him in the past; was raised by three undead who loved him, put knowledge and skills into him.
- Blood — skeleton warrior; brought up William, replacing his father; promised Will that he would teach him how to hunt when the boy gets older; despite his frightening appearance, everyone loves him for his kindness, openness and easy disposition.
- Mary — mummified priestess; she loved and protected the human boy as if he were her own son; Mary prayed daily to Earth-Mother, receiving holy bread for Will, while burning with fire.
- Gus — ghost magician; due to age, he is the wisest of all; once upon a time exterminated monsters, pacified the water element and even rediscovered ancient languages; a little rude and likes to be listened to; despite being grumpy, the creatures around him respect and love him.
- Gracefeel — Goddess of Light; deeply attached to people and loves them very much; guardian deity of William; blessed Will before fighting the boy with God of Undeath.
- The anime was directed by Yuu Nobuta, who created such anime as “Shuumatsu no Harem”, “High School Fleet”, “Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai” and others. His new anime project “I Will Quit Being the Hero” (Yuusha, Yamemasu “) is slated for release in 2022.
- The anime “The Faraway Paladin” is based on the light novel of the same name, written by Kanata Yanagino and illustrated by Kususaga Rin. The boy’s story was first published in May 2015 on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō website, where the novels of registered users are published for free. The site has existed since 2004 and currently has more than 800 thousand subscribers, and the number of novels available for reading reaches 400 thousand copies.
- In addition to the anime series, the manga of the same name was created based on the light novel, the first volume of which was released in September 2017 on the Comic Gardo website. In September 2021, the 8th volume of the manga was released.
The Faraway Paladin Season 2: release date
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