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Kadokawa Reveals New Promo For The ‘Banished From The Heroes’ Party’ 2nd Anime Season DVD/BD Releases

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The home video release plans are updated!
© 2021 Zappon / KADOKAWA / True Companion Production Committee

The fall 2021 anime adaptation of the light novel series Banished from the Heroes’ Party is getting its home video releases handled by Kadokawa in Japan. The thirteen-episode series is getting released across four DVD and Blu-ray releases that begin on January 26th, 2022. The DVDs are priced at 11,000 yen each and the Blu-rays at 13,000 yen each, though a limited edition of the first volume is priced at 23,000 yen.

Recently, the second season as part of the winter 2024 period has been set with a two-volume set for the twelve-episode series. These are priced at 16,000 yen each on DVD and 18,000 yen each on Blu-ray.  Check the schedule and details below!

With the first set coming up at the end of April, Kadokawa is getting in on some preorder cutoffs and encouraging folks to get theirs in and that means a new promotional spot below for it has arrived.

The series has Makoto Hoshino directing it based on the scripts by Megumi Shimizu. Ruruko Watanabe is working on the character designs with Wolfsbane and Studio Flad handling the animation production.

The Japanese cast includes Ryōta Suzuki as Red, Kanon Takao as Rit, Naomi Ōzora as Ruti, Sora Amamiya as Yarandrala, Taku Yashiro as Ares, Kōhei Amasaki as Albert, Masahiro Yamanaka as Gonz, Sora Tokui as Nao, Takeru Mishina as Mido, Yū Serizawa as Tanta, Nao Tōyama as Megria, Kentarō Tone as Dir, Ken Uo plays Newman, Yōji Ueda as Stormthunder, Aya Uchida as Theodora., Kenta Miyake as Danan, and Rie Kugimiya as Tise.

The light novel series, released in English by Yen Press, comes from writer Zappon with artwork by Yasumo which began in 2017. Kadokawa publishes the work that’s serialized online with seven volumes out so far. A manga adaptation is currently running in Monthly Shonen Ace by Masahiro Ikeno which has five volumes out as of the original announcement.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: Red was once a member of the Hero’s party, a powerful group destined to save the world from the evil forces of Taraxon, the Raging Demon Lord. That is, until one of his comrades kicked him out. Hoping to live the easy life on the frontier, Red’s new goal is to open an apothecary. However, keeping the secret of his former life may not be as simple as he thinks. Especially when the beautiful Rit, an adventurer from his past, shows up and asks to move in with him!

Season 1 Date Extras
1 01/26/22 Booklet, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Web Previews, Drama CD, LE: Sheets
2 02/25/22 Booklet, Web Previews, Promos, Commercials, Drama CD
3 03/30/22 Booklet, Web Previews, Commentary, Original Soundtrack
Season 2 Date Extras
1 04/24/24 Booklet, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Web Previews, Drama CD, LE: Sheets
2 05/29/24 Booklet, Web Previews, Promos, Commercials, Soundtrack CD

Season 2 Covers:

TBA

Season 1 Covers:

Banished From The Heroes’ Party Japanese Volume 3 Cover
Banished From The Heroes’ Party Japanese Volume 3 Packaging
Banished From The Heroes’ Party Japanese Volume 2 Cover
Banished From The Heroes’ Party Japanese Volume 2 Packaging
Banished From The Heroes’ Party Japanese Volume 1 Cover
Banished From The Heroes’ Party Japanese Volume 1 Packaging

[Source: Banished by the Party]

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