Land of the Lustrous season 2 has yet to be officially confirmed, so there is no release date for the second season of this anime series.
The question is, will there be a season 2 of Land of the Lustrous? And when is Land of the Lustrous season 2 coming out?
Here’s everything we know so far regarding whether or not Land of the Lustrous anime season 2 will happen in 2023, as well as a potential release date.
The Land of the Lustrous anime, known as Hōseki no Kuni in Japan, is based on a successful manga.
The Land of the Lustrous manga series is written and illustrated by Haruko Ichikawa.
Land of the Lustrous is an action drama anime series with fantasy elements, so it’s no wonder that fans worldwide are asking if Land of the Lustrous will have a season 2.
The main character of this anime series is Phosphophyllite.
The story is about Phosphophyllite, a young and delicate Gem who aspires to aid in the war effort. Because of its fragile state, the Phosphophyllite is entrusted with compiling an encyclopedia.
How many seasons of Land of the Lustrous are there? There is only one season of Land of the Lustrous anime. So there is no season 2 of Houseki no Kuni yet.
The first season is the only thing you can watch since there was never a movie or OVA made for the Land of the Lustrous series.
The first season of the Land of the Lustrous anime, with 12 episodes, premiered in Japan in October 2017. Since then, this series has amassed a sizable fan base that is still hoping for a Season 2 of Land of the Lustrous.
Over the last six years, I’ve examined hundreds of anime sequels. Some examples are:
- The World’s Finest Assassin Season 2
- 86 Season 2
- Mieruko-Chan Season 2
- Highschool Of The Dead Season 2
So continue reading if you want to learn if Land of the Lustrous will return for a new season and the likely Season 2 release date.
Will There Be A Season 2 Of Land of the Lustrous?
We must look at two factors to determine if there will be a Land of the Lustrous season 2 in 2023 and the likely Land of the Lustrous season 2 release date.
The first factor is the source material, and the second is how much profit the first season made.
We will now examine both to see if Land of the Lustrous will have a season 2 or not.
Land of the Lustrous season 2 Manga
For the Land of the Lustrous anime, the source material is manga.
How many volumes of Land of the Lustrous are there? As of December 2021, there are 11 manga volumes of Land of the Lustrous.
Is the Land of The Lustrous manga finished? The Land of the Lustrous manga is ongoing, and the end is not in sight. There are at least a few more years before this series will be close to ending.
Haruko Ichikawa published the latest volume in Japan on July 20, 2020.
Land of the Lustrous Volume 12 Release Date? There is no release date for volume 12, but it should be coming out in 2023.
Where to start reading Land of the Lustrous after the anime? The Land of the Lustrous manga after the third season is Volume 5.
So, if you want to continue the story from where the anime ended, have a look at Land of the Lustrous Manga Volume 5 in English.
The first season adapted volumes 1 to 4, so the second season should also adapt four manga volumes and use 5 to 8.
That means there is enough content for at least one more Land of The Lustrous season in 2021.
land of the Lustrous’s Profitability And Sales Figures
How well did the Land of The Lustrous Blu-ray sell? The Land of The Lustrous Blu-ray sold roughly 6,000 copies per disk. That is a good number for 2017.
Solid Blu-Ray sales are always a bonus for a new season’s chances.
How well does the Land of The Lustrous manga sell? Land of the Lustrous Volume 10 sold 125,000 copies, and the latest volume, Volume 11, sold only around 110,000 copies.
The Land of The Lustrous manga is also selling decently.
How many copies does Land of The Lustrous have in print? As of 2017/05/23, the Land of The Lustrous series had 1,400,000 copies in print.
It is not in the top 200 most popular manga series of all time.
How much merchandise is there for Land of The Lustrous? There are more than 40 figurines, which is a good number. There are also more than 400 pieces of merchandise made for this series.
Less than 20% of all anime series get more than this.
Some of the figures are stunning, like this Phosphophyllite Figma.
I think it’s clear now that this series made enough money to get a second season.
land of the Lustrous Season 2 Release Date
As of December 2021, Land of The Lustrous Season 2 doesn’t have a release date as it is not confirmed yet. However, we should learn if there are any plans for the second season next year.
Houseki No Kuni Season 2 will likely never happen if there is no news about it in 2023.
As shown above, there is more than enough source material for a second season, and this series made enough money.
The problem is that, while it made enough money, it was not a huge hit, and it does not have the backing of Netflix like Beastars does.
The profit was likely modest from the first season, and new seasons often make a lot less money, so a second season may not be worth doing.
I’d say the second season has a 30% chance of happening, thanks to the fact that the first season did not sell poorly.
Next year, Studio Orange will animate the final season of Beastars.
So they’ll either work on Season 2 of Land of the Lustrous or start a new series that they believe will be more profitable.
I don’t believe any other studio would take on this series.
So the best chance for this series is if, following the popularity of Beastars, Netflix would be interested in adding Houseki no Kuni to their portfolio.
You can also find out whether other anime series are receiving new seasons:
- Akame Ga Kill Season 2
- Re Zero Season 3
- Chivalry of a Failed Knight Season 2
- Yona of the Dawn Season 2
Land Of The Lustrous Season 2 Trailer
There is no trailer for Land of The Lustrous season 2 or Land of the Lustrous season 3 to watch, but we will update this page if one gets released on the Houseki No Kuni official Twitter account.
On the other hand, here’s a trailer for the first season, which you should watch to recall how brilliantly used CGI was in the first season.
land of the Lustrous Characters, Cast & anime Staff
I. Characters & Cast
II. Anime Staff
|Anime Staff Position||Staff|
|Series Composition, Script||Toshiya Oono|
|Character Design||Asako Nishida|
In summary, there is a decent chance there will be a Land of the Lustrous Season 2. We should learn more about if there will be a Houseki No Kuni Season 2 in 2023. But don’t expect the release date for the second season to be any time soon. The earliest I could see it is 2023.
I also did this same analysis for many other anime series, so check them out:
- No Game No Life Season 2
- Noragami Season 3
- Wise Man’s Grandchild Season 2
- Air Gear Season 2
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