TONIKAWA: Over the moon for youor Tonikaku Kawaii, is a romantic comedy, life anime series that was released in 2020 and quickly gained attention. The anime, which is not original content, is actually based on Kenjiro Hata’s eponymous manga series. Seven Arcs, the anime creator, merged its studios last year. Their first work after arte was TONIKAWA. The anime, also known as “Fly me to the moon“, originally aired on Tokyo MX, ytv, BS-NTV channels from October 3, 2020 to December 19, 2020. Aniplus Asia and crunchy rolls has also licensed the anime. An OVA episode has been confirmed in 2021, but fans want more. Does anime have a second season†
What is the storyline of the anime?
Nasa Yuzaki, who is made fun of by his strange name, tries his best to be remembered differently. Fortunately, he is on the right track, taking first place in the exams and has managed to attend the school of his choice. But a girl he meets on his way home one night will radically change his life. Fascinated by the girl’s incredible grace, “love at first sight” becomes a reality for NASA. Drunk with love, NASA does not notice the danger rapidly approaching on the road and turns from the brink of death.
Barely surviving thanks to the girl’s intervention, NASA does not want to kidnap her and confesses his love. The girl agrees on one condition: get married! Nasa, gladly accepting the condition, falls asleep there, and when he wakes up, the girl disappears. After his wounds are healed, he throws all his other ambitions aside and dedicates his life to finding the girl who captured his heart, but after a year he still can’t find it. But one night an unexpected visitor knocks on his door, in front of his future wife, who will change his world forever.
Will there be a second season of TONIKAWA?
According to the news shared on the anime’s official website on November 6, 2021, the anime has been renewed for a second season† It can sometimes take years for an anime to be renewed for a new season, but fans are in luck with an anime that just aired in Fall 2020. The good news isn’t limited to the new season; the anime will also have a new episode. The cast and staff return in the new season of the anime. Crunchyroll has announced that it will broadcast the new season of the anime worldwide.
Manga (main source material)
As we mentioned at the beginning of the article, anime is the TV adaptation of the manga series written and illustrated by Kenjiro Hata. The manga series, which aired on Weekly Shōnen Sunday on February 14, 2018, is still ongoing. From Dec 2021, the manga series, consisting of 18 parts, has a new part every two months on average. In addition to, Namely Media publishes the manga series in English.
The active release of the manga is good news for the anime series. The first season of the anime only had 4 parts. The source material has been accumulated for at least two seasons. Based on source material, there is no problem making a new season of the series. Meanwhile, the story expands significantly after the 5th installment in the manga series. The renewed second season will be much more exciting than the first.
Looking at the popularity of the anime series, things are going really well. When we evaluate the popularity of anime based on Myanimelist, social media activity, and Google searches, we see that the anime quickly became very popular. The anime was ranked 325th on Myanimelist, which is enough.
Season 2 Chance of Fly Me to the Moon
TBA – Expected in 2022.
Popularity on Mynanimelist
Popularity on social media
Popularity on Google searches
Above average ratings (7.92 on MA, 7.8 on IMDb)
Above average popular
Enough availability of manga source material
Ongoing manga series
Not a bestselling manga
No big distributor or extra income
When is the second season release date?
The anime has been confirmed for a second season. As of December 1, 2021, at the time of writing, the release date of the new season has not yet been announced. Manga publisher Shogakukan, studio Seven Arcs, Crunchyroll or any other anime related company have not made any announcements about it. It seems that the new season date of the anime will become clear in the coming months. However, after the extension, the production periods can usually be extended to one year. Based on speculation, the new season of the anime is expected in the autumn of 2022†