The widely popular sports anime, Yuri on Ice is highly anticipated by the fans for its season 2. The anime is famous for sports content and unique storytelling. The supporters of the anime from Japan and America has appealed the MAPPA studio for the continuation of the series. The fans of the anime are eagerly waiting for an update regarding the Yuri on Ice season 2.
Yuri on Ice was released in 2016 and has been in the talks because of the same-sex relationship depicted in the series. The romance between titular character Yuri and his instructor, Victor, was appreciated by the audience and the critics. The kiss between the characters in episode 7 of the anime was credited as the ‘2016 The Anime Awards for Most Heart-warming Scene.’
What Have Fans Seen So Far?
Yuri is a 23-year-old ice skater who had put an end to his ice skating career after a defeat in Grand-Prix final a few years ago. He visits an old friend, Yuko in his hometown Kyushu. Yuri jumps on the ice rink and mimics a skating routine of Victor Nikiforov, world-class ice skater.
However, Yuko secretly records and upload it on the internet. The video grabs the attention of Victor himself who decides to visit Japan and train Yuri. This revives the ice skating career of Yuri and starts a new era of competition and love in his life.
Yuri on Ice Season 2: News Updates
There has been no official news or announcement by the directors or the studio about the Yuro on Ice season 2. But the studio behind the anime, MAPPA has announced that the series will have a follow-up anime movie. The fans are thrilled by the news. The news was confirmed on the ‘Yuri on Concert’ event in 2018 when the title of the movie was announced. The movie will be titled: ‘Yuri on Ice the movie: Ice Adolescence.’
The movie will be the follow up of the anime series and will continue with the story of Yuri on Ice. The anime movie will be the deciding factor if the series will get a season 2 or not. There are chances that the anime movie will be leading the stories the Yuri on Ice season 2. The anime movie will be a bridge between the seasons of anime. Yuri on Ice the movie will showcase the complications in Yuri’s relationship with Victor and will lead them to enter a new ice skating competition.
Yuri on Ice season 2 Release Date
The first season of Yuri on Ice premiered in 2016. It is almost 2 years, and finally, we have news that the series will be continued. As the series is not based on a manga, it is difficult to speculate if the series will continue or not.
It is now official that the Yuri on Ice the movie will be released in 2019. If the film has some great sales, then the studio will continue by making the Yuri on Ice season 2.