Ao Haru Ride Season 2: Release Date, Plot, Cast and Every Update so Far

Are you one of those curious to find out how the relationship between Futaba and Kou is going on? Yes, fans, you guessed it right, we are talking about Ao Haru Ride season 2 here. We have few updates to share with you. 

Ao Haru Riden (popularly know as Blue spring Ride in English) is a Japanese comedy, romantic anime based on the best-selling manga series of the same name. Written by Io Sakisaka, the manga began serialization on 13 January 2011 in Bessatsu Margaret  Magzine. The creators have produced 13 volumes of manga which concluded on 13 February 2015.

After several years, the story follows a high school girl Futaba Yoshioka, who met her childhood love, Futaba Yoshioka. The series depicts the sweet banter between them in the process of coming together.

Production I.G adapted manga as anime that premiered on 7 July 2014.  Directed by Ai Yoshimura and written by Tomoko Konparu, the series gained immense love from fans. The anime ran for 12 episodes and finally concluded on 22 September 2014.  Since then, fans have been desperately waiting for the sequel. Due to delay, fans are worried about the possibilities of Ao Haru Ride season 2. Well, friends, we are here to answer all your questions. So, be with us till the end of the article to know every detail about Blue Spring season 2.

Will Ao Haru Ride return for season 2?

There is no official news regarding Ao Haru Ride season 2 yet. Season one concluded on 22 September 2014. It’s been six years, and we have not heard anything from the showrunners. What does it mean? Is the series canceled?  

Well, of course not friends! They have neither canceled nor renewed the series. Sometimes, the sequel to a manga takes time to arrive. So, it might be a possibility that it is one such manga series. Well, let’s see the possibility of happening, Blue Spring Ride season 2.

Any production house measures the anime on two parameters before renewing it. Firstly, the revenue generated and secondly, the source material. Lets us see if the anime has qualified under both the parameters.

Ao Haru Ride Season 2

  • Is Ao Haru Ride generated enough revenue?

The manga was a blockbuster. More than six million copies of the manga have been sold so far. The anime was released in different countries and generated good revenue for the production house. So, it seems season 2 will be profitable for I.G production. Now, let us move towards the second requirement.

  • Is there enough source material to renew the series?

We all know, the manga series is the source material for the anime series. I.G production only adapted four volumes of manga series to produce the anime. There are still nine volumes to created not only one but also two or more seasons.

Moreover, the fans have also find the online petition to renew the series for the second installment. If you want to join the petition, click here. We hope that I.G production will soon be back with Ao Haru Ride season 2, considering all these situations.

Release Date of Ao Haru Ride season 2

The last season came six years back. It is difficult to guess when will the next season land in the absence of any official news. But, certainly, it will not arrive this year. We hope that the next season will premiere by the end of 2022 or at the beginning of 2023.

If we get any news, we will update this section.

The Cast

Well, the main characters of season one will likely reprise their respective roles. We will see the following characters.

  • Futaba Yoshioka, voiced by Maaya Uchida
  • Kou Mabuchi, voiced by: Yūki Kaji 
  • Yuri Makita, voiced by: Ai Kayano
  • Shuko Murao voiced by: Mikako Komatsu 
  • Aya Kominato, voiced by: KENN 
  • Yōichi Tanaka voiced by: Daisuke Hirakawa 
  • Tōma Kikuchi voiced by: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

We may see more faces in season 2. We will update here once we get the confirmation.

The Plot

In season 1, we saw how Futaba and Kou tried to ignore their feeling for each other. Futaba finds it hard to be happy with his boyfriend, Tōma, due to her affection towards Kou. On the other hand, Kou found that he was not improving because of his girlfriend, Yuri. So, he broke up with her.

At the finale, Futaba and Kou decided to meet where they were scheduled to meet before leaving. However, unfortunately, Kou met with a minor accident. But, finally, Kou and Futaba confessed their love in the hospital. Later, they went to the summer party with their new friends, and finally, Futaba and Kou went home together.

Well, season 2 will begin from where season 2 ended. In season 2, we are probably gonna see how Futaba and Kou settle with each other on the journey they have embarked upon. Will Futaba be able to change Kou for good? Well, we have to wait for the second season for more details.

The Trailer of Ao Haru Ride season 2. When will it premiere?

Well, the Blue spring ride is yet to be renewed. So, the question of the trailer makes no sense as of now. We have to wait for the trailer for quite along. Till then, watch the best romantic moments from the season here if you are nostalgic like me.

Where can we watch the Ao Haru Ride series?

It is available to watch on Crunchyroll, Funimation, and on my anime-planet.

You must be in despair due to the long waiting period. However, do not lose hope, friends. Do show your support by signing the above petition to get season 2 soon. 

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