“Sacrificial Princess and The King of Beasts” is a romance anime series that charmed the audience during the Spring 2023 Anime Season and continued its mesmerizing story through the Summer 2023 Anime Season, ending with 24 episodes.
As the series concluded, fans were left pondering about a potential sequel. So, here’s a gathering of what we know regarding a future season!
“Sacrificial Princess and The King of Beasts” explores the unique genre of anthropomorphic characters, telling a heartwarming love story between a beast and a human girl.
Set in a fantastical world where the human and beast kingdoms are at war, a human sacrifice is sent to the beast king, Leonhart, for salvation.
The story centers around “Seraphi,” the last human sacrifice, who remains fearless in the face of danger, eventually catching the eye of the beast king.
The series aired from April 20, 2023, to September 28, 2023, and was animated by the reputable studio “J.C. Staff,” known for its work on “The Duke of Death and His Maid,” “Food Wars!” and others.
“Sacrificial Princess and The King of Beasts” Season 2?
As of now, “Sacrificial Princess and The King of Beasts” hasn’t received any official confirmation for season 2. It’s often seen that a sequel gets announced around the final episode airing if the anime has grabbed the attention of a large anime audience.
It’s advisable to keep checking the official Twitter account of this series for any updates, and also keep an eye on the Anime Expo 2024, slated for July 4-7 in Los Angeles, California, for any potential announcements.
As for an estimated date of release for a potential sequel, as the series didn’t face any production issues, the nearest date we can estimate (keeping in view the planning, etc.) is the end of 2024 (Summer or Fall Season of 2024)
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Where to Start Manga After the First Season?
“Sacrificial Princess and The King of Beasts” is based on a manga series by Yuu Tomofuji. The manga has 15 volumes in total, with the first season adapting eight volumes.
Given the standard adaptation rate of about three episodes per volume, there’s still substantial material for a sequel. If you can’t wait for season 2, you can start reading Sacrificial Princess and The King of Beasts from chapter 48 of volume 9.
“Yen Press” serialized this manga series in English, and all 15 volumes are available for you to purchase on Amazon.
“Sacrificial Princess and The King of Beasts” First Season Reception
It also managed to score the 26th spot on Anitrendz’s Weekly Popularity Polls at its peak, but the absence of any official acrylic or modeled figurines doesn’t bode well for its popularity.
Local and International Manga Sales
Local: The series didn’t make it to Oricon’s Top 30 Best-Selling Manga Series in September
International: It also missed out on Amazon’s Top 50 Best-Selling Romance Manga Series or any other category.
The sales didn’t see a significant boost, indicating that the purpose of the anime adaptation driving manga sales wasn’t fully realized.
Everything now rests on the Blu-ray & DVD box set sales that started on June 21, 2023, and will go till November 2023. The Blu-ray box sets will be sold as six volumes and are likely to play a crucial part if the series is to get a second season.
More Blu-ray & DVD means higher chances of season 2.
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Streaming Platforms for “Sacrificial Princess and The King of Beasts”
The series was streamed on Crunchyroll, bilibili, and Netflix, hinting that these platforms may continue to be the home for the series if a second season is announced.
We hope this article helped you learn about the potential season 2 for “Sacrificial Princess and The King of Beasts.” Be sure to stay up-to-date regarding the Blu-ray sales, as they might become the deciding factor in the sequel announcement.