World Trigger 2nd Season starts on January 9
At the World Trigger Jump Festa 2021 Online Stage today, it was announced that the upcoming World Trigger 2nd season will be one cour, with a second cour, titled World Trigger 3rd Season, coming later down the line. World Trigger 2nd Season starts on January 9 in Japan while the 3rd season will premiere at a currently unannounced time.
The stage showed off the "A-part" of the first episode of the upcoming season, with the "B-part" available to watch when World Trigger premieres in January, or at the special screenings of the first three episodes in cinemas across Japan from December 25.
The first season of World Trigger aired from October 2014 to April 2016, totaling 73 episodes. The entire first season is currently streaming on Crunchyroll, which describes the series as such:
One day, a gate to another world opened in Mikado City. Invaders from another dimension, referred to thereafter as Neighbors, overran the area around the gate, leaving the city gripped by fear. However, a mysterious group suddenly appeared and repelled the Neighbors. This Border Defense Agency independently researches Neighbor technology and fights to protect this world. In a short time, they managed to build an enormous base and prepare a defensive system against the Neighbors. it's been four years since then.
Sources: Jump Festa 2021 Online, World Trigger on Twitter
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.