Story will conclude with the 2nd OAV and an upcoming novel in the Summer of 2015
Sad news for fans of Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet. Although the 2nd and final part of the Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet: Meguru Kōro, Haruka OAV has begun its theatrical screening in Japan, Production I.G has announced that they will not be able to produce a 2nd TV season for the show, citing unspecified difficulties with the production.
On the bright side, there are plans to conclude the story of Gargantia with a novel to be published in the Summer of 2015. The novel is penned by Daishiro Tanimura, who worked on the Gargantia TV series and OAV, and it will adapt the scenarios planned for the second season into a work of literature.
The 2nd OAV of Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet: Meguru Kōro, Haruka will hit Japanese home video as planned on May 27, 2015.
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