WIND BREAKER - Sakura

WIND BREAKER second season scheduled for 2025

Upon the season one finale broadcast of WIND BREAKER on Thursday, it was revealed a second season is under development for a 2025 release.

Anime streaming giant Crunchyroll has secured the rights to stream the upcoming episodes in over 200 countries; the first season is currently available on their platform.

While the season finale aired on Thursday, the English dub will arrive on Thursday, July 11th, 2024.

Crunchyroll provided a synopsis of WIND BREAKER in a press release.

Welcome to Furin High School, an institution infamous for its population of brawny brutes who solve every conflict with a show of strength. Some of the students even formed a group, Bofurin, which protects the town. Haruka Sakura, a first-year student who moved in from out of town, is only interested in one thing: fighting his way to the top.

WIND BREAKER is a manga written and illustrated by Satoru Nii and serialized in Kodansha’s Magazine Pocket; first appearing in the magazine on Juanuary 13th, 2021. In North America, the manga is available from Kodansha USA in both print and digital formats.

The anime adaptation premiered on April 5th, 2024, its first season ran for 13 episodes. Working on the show are director Toshifumi Akai, writer Hiroshi Seko, chief animation director Taishi Kawakami, music composer Ryo Takahashi, with animation production by CloverWorks.

The Japanese vocal cast features the following talent:

  • Yuma Uchida as Haruka Sakura
  • Shoya Chiba as Akihiko Nirei
  • Koki Uchiyama as Kyotaro Sugishita
  • Nobunaga Shimazaki as Hayato Suo
  • Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Mitsuki Kiryu
  • Kengo Kawanishi as Taiga Tsugeura
  • Yuichi Nakamura as Hajime Umemiya
  • Ryota Suzuki as Toma Hiragi
  • Nobuhiko Okamoto as Ren Kaji
  • Kikunosuke Toya as Choji Tomiyama
  • Yuichiro Umehara as Jo Togame
  • Chiaki Kobayashi as Kota Sako
  • Ikumi Hasegawa as Kotoha Tachibana

while the English voice cast stars:

  • Austin Tindle as Haruka Sakura
  • Bryson Baugus as Akihiko Nirei
  • Orion Pitts as Kyotaro Sugishita
  • Dallas Reid as Hayato Suo
  • Drew Breedlove as Mitsuki Kiryu
  • Jordan Dash Cruz as Taiga Tsugeura
  • Aaron Campbell as Hajime Umemiya
  • Nick Huber as Toma Hiragi
  • Derick Snow as Choji Tomiyama
  • Chris Guerrero as Jo Togame
  • Ian Moore as Kota Sako
  • Hollis Beck as Kotoha Tachibana

Sources: Crunchyroll press release, @winbre_sakura

©Satoru Nii,KODANSHA/ WIND BREAKER Project

 

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