As Hataraku Maou-sama!! season 2 ended this week with its final 12th episode, its official Twitter account announced a sequel is currently underway and provided a key visual image for it.
Our Rainy Protocol (Bokura no Ameiro Protocol), the original TV anime set to premiere this fall. It centers around Shun Tokinoya, a second-year high school student living with his mother and younger sister and working at FOX ONE E-sports Cafe as part of his school study/work/play schedule, socializing with childhood gaming friends while studying. Unfortunately, he soon discovers FOX ONE has run up considerable debt, prompting Shun and his friends to enter “Xaxerion Championship” tournament with hopes of collecting prize money to repay their debt.
With the growing popularity of e-sports, an anime centered on it was bound to emerge to bridge gamers and anime otaku together. On Saturday, TV Asahi announced they are producing Our Rainy Protocol (Bokura no ameiro protocol). The premiere will occur October 2017 on their NUMAnimation block of programs.
The anime debuting this fall has unveiled its inaugural promotional video, unveiling its main cast and staff. Shun and Yuu star as protagonists alongside Nozomi Inatsuki, Mio Tokinoya and other members from their e-sports club as they come together. This anime promises to explore friendship, love and the challenges associated with growing up.
Team KITSUNE created this original work, with story conceived by Kotsu Kotsu and overseen by Yasutaka Yamamoto (Aharen san wa Hakarenai). Character designs by Boota were later animated by Kanna Hirayama; music composed by Satoru Kosaki & MONACA was also contributed, producing Quad studio as its partner studio.