The official Japanese website for the Love Live! anime franchise has announced that the highly anticipated second season of its second TV anime series, Love Live! Sunshine!!, is scheduled to premiere on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, BS 11 and TV Aichi on October 7, then on TV Hokkaido, Shizuoka Housou (SBS), and TVQ Kyushu Housou three days later. Bandai Channel and Nico Nico Live are set to start simulcast it for Japanese viewers on the premiere day. The international simulcast is also planned.
In addition, a special program "We want to shine!!" will be aired/streamed one week before the premiere, September 30, at 22:30 on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, BS 11, Bandai Channel, and Nico Nico Live.
The first season of Love Live! Sunshine!! was aired for 13 episodes in Japan from July to September
2016, and has reportedly achieved a huge commercial success. All of the main cast and staff, including
director Kazuo Sakai, are confirmed to return for the second season.
TV premiere schedule in Japan:
TOKYO MX: October 7 (22:30-)
Sun TV: October 7 (22:30-)
KBS Kyoto: October 7 (22:30-)
BS11: October 7: (25:30-)
TV Aichi: October 7 (25:50-)
TV Hokkaido: October 10 (26:05-)
Shizuoka Housou (SBS): October 10 (26:28-)
TVQ Kyushu Housou: October 10 (26:35-)
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