Season 2 of Kuromukuro (Episodes 14-26) finally has a release date on Netflix, but is a dub coming out too?
The Netflix page for P.A. Works’ 15th Anniversary anime Kuromukuro has updated with an October 10, 2016 date for Season 2, made up of Episodes 14 to 26.
The anime follows Kennosuke Tokisada Ouma, a samurai from Japan’s Sengoku Era who awakens in present day and ends up having to continue his fight against the alien force known as Efy Dolgh. Whom he fought in his own time using one of their stolen mecha that he names the “Black Relic” (Kuromukuro). Assisting him in piloting the mecha is Yukina Shirahane, a high school student who bears a remarkable resemblance to Ken’s clan princess Yukihime.
Netflix Japan’s episode list for Kuromukuro. Note how Episode 26 releases on October 3, a week before the entire season comes worldwide.
Kuromukuro English Dub Leaked?
Notably, the series came worldwide to Netflix sub only (alongside Magi: Adventure of Sinbad), despite Netflix’s previous anime licences (Knights of Sidonia, Seven Deadly Sins and Ajin) all receiving multi-language dubs, including English.
However, it seems an English dub for Kuromukuro is in the works. A certain voice actress had listed the series on her resume. (Edit, as of November 16, 2016: I’ve been since contacted by the actress in question to remove her name and association with the show since she made a mistake listing it early.)
This comes as an honest shock since Netflix hasn’t said a word about a dub for the series being made. Though with the second season coming out very soon, it’s likely the full dub will premiere with it. It also means that an English dub for Magi: Adventure of Sinbad is possible, especially since a German dub of it is reportedly being made.
So what do you think of this news? Are you happy that the remaining episodes of Kuromukuro are finally coming worldwide? Do you still wish it was all simulcast? Are you glad an English dub of it is coming? Let us know in the comments below.