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Testament of Sister New Devil Burst Season 2The second season of the property with Testament of Sister New Devil: Burst has been airing this season and delighting fans and now the folks at Kadokawa are making sure that it translates to sales by reminding folks about preorders with more cover artwork. The series is getting a five volume release where the Blu-ray releases are all limited editions priced at 7,600 yen each while the LE DVDs are at 6,600 and the regular edition DVDs at 5,600 yen.

In addition to this season of the series, a second OVA has also been scheduled to debut with the ninth volume of the manga that comes out in January 2016. The first OVA came bundled with the June 22nd volume of the manga.

The original work comes from writer Tetsuto Uesu with artwork by Nekosuke Ookuma that began in 2012 and has six volumes to its name so far. This is the second anime adaptation of one of Uesu’s properties as we previously saw Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero get adapted, which was streamed and licensed in North America by FUNimation. The second season is being animated at Production IMS with Hisashi Saito directing based on scripts by Sumio Uetake and character designs by Yoshihiro Watanabe.

The cast so far includes Yuichi Nakamura as Basara Toujou, Ayaka Asai as Mio Naruse, Sarah Emi Bridcutt as Yuki Nonaka, Kaori Fukuhara as Maria Naruse, Yuu Asakawa as Chisato Hasegawa, Keiji Fujiwara as Jin Toujou, Tomokazu Sugita as Takigawa Yahiro, Iori Nomizu as Kurumi Nonaka, Go Inoue as Takashi Hayase, Daisuke Hirakawa as Kyoichi Shiba, Seiko Yoshida as Zest and Kenjiro Tsuda as Mamoru Sakazaki.

The manga is adapted from the light novels of the same name that come from writer Tetsuo Uesu. The light novel series began in 2012 and has seven volumes out so far in Japan. The property has two manga series out there and Seven Seas has picked up the rights to the main one by Kashiwa Miyako, which began in the spring of 2013 and has two volumes released to date as it’s been serialized in Shonen Ace. Seven Seas intends to bring the first volume out in February 2016, which if the anime gets domestic licensing, will be closer to the time that that may be coming out as well.

Plot concept: The revolves around Basara Tojo, a first-year high school student who is flustered by a sudden question by his eccentric father, “Hey, didn’t you used to say you wanted a little sister?” Plus, his father announces that he is getting remarried. His father brings over two beautiful step-sisters, but then embarks on an overseas trip. However, the two sisters Mio and Maria Naruse are actually a novice devil and succubus.

Volume Date Extras
1 12/25/2015 Newly written short novel, Character Commentary, Clean Opening
2 01/29/2016 Drama Cd, Booklet, Character Commentary
3 02/26/2016 Drama CD, Booklet, Character Commentary
4 03/25/2016
5 04/27/2016
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[Source:  The Testament of Sister New Devil]

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