After years of waiting, Alice in Borderland is finally back. A new trailer has been released in recent days
The wait was long, but it’s finally here. Alice in Borderlandone of the most famous Japanese TV series, is finally about to come back up Netflix with a second season, the December 22, 2022. It was 2020 when the first episodes landed on the platform, overwhelming the whole world with its success. Since then, however, news about a second season has been very scarce, until a few days ago, when almost surprisingly the streaming platform released the new trailer.
Alice in Borderland: where we were
In the first season we had made the acquaintance of Arisu, an unemployed ex-university student, a lover of video games, bored with life and his two friends Karube and Chōta. The three are suddenly transported to a deserted Tokyo, where they are forced to participate in very dangerous games, in the company of other unfortunates who will try everything to save themselves, understand where they are and who is behind these games.
The conclusion of the first season (here our review) had left everyone in suspense and with the desire to find out how the game the protagonists were forced to play would evolve. After a series of exciting and very dangerous tests, we left Arisu, Usagi, Chishiya and Kuina in disbelief, after discovering the identity of one of the masterminds behind the sadistic games. The four, together with the other survivors must prepare themselves: after having fought to get the lowest playing cards, now it’s time to clash to win against kings, jacks and queens.
Alice in Borderland: the trailer of the new season
The images of the second season show us some more details on the new episodes. Indeed, we understand that, after a very short pause, the games have resumed, more ruthless than before, but this time with kings, jacks and queens as direct opponents, to be defeated. It will be time to get to know new characters and find out more about some of the protagonistswhose lives have, until now, remained a mystery.
Who knows if our favorites will be able to survive even these trials. The unknown remains, given that the series has taught us, in its most exciting parts, that no one is safe.
The cast of the new season
In the new episodes we will find many of the protagonists of the previous season. Kento Yamazaki will take on the role of Arisu, Tao Tsuchiya Usagi’s Nijirō Murakami those of the mysterious Chishiya and Dori Sakurada those of the ruthless Niragi. They will also come back There is Asahinainterpreter of Kuina e Sho Aoyagiwho lends her face to Aguni.
The cast also boasts some new additions, including Tsuyoshi Abe, Tomohisa Yamashita, Yuri Tsunematsu, Isomura Hayato, Maiguma Katsuya e Sato Honami.
Alice in Borderland is based on the manga written and illustrated by Haro Asowhich ended in 2016. The latter then spawned two spin-offs and an anime (although left unfinished). The series is directed by Shinsuke Sato and written by Yoshiki Watabe, Yasuko Kuramitsu e Shinsuke Sato.
At the release of the first season, Alice in Borderland had managed to be enormously successful, so much so that it positioned itself in the top 10 in 40 different countries. Who knows if this season too will be able to go that far. Let’s wait until December 22nd to find out.
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