Season 2 of Yuru CampΔ (ゆるキャンΔ, also known as "Laid-Back Camp") was announced on October 6, 2018[2] with a premiere date of January 7th, 2021[1][3] and key visuals provided on March 23, 2020.[4]

In Japan, there was a special pre-screening of the first episode on November 29, 2020, at Tokyo's Marunouchi Piccadilly (Shochiku Multiplex Theatres). The main voice cast was in attendance, and 36 theaters across Japan livestreamed both the cast appearance and the premiere.[5]

Both singers from Season 1 return for Season 2, the opening theme song, Seize The Day, performed by Asaka and the ending theme song, Haru no Tonari (はるのとなり; Next to Spring), performed by Eri Sasaki.[6] Both songs will be released as singles for their respective artists on January 27, 2021.[7]

Whereas the first season focused almost exclusively on Yamanashi prefecture, season two will also feature parts of Shizuoka prefecture, including places in the coastal city of Hamamatsu.[8]

Promotional events

  • A promotion for Season 2, called "I'm in Yamanashi on Weekends. Yuru Campaign", was set up for the fall of 2020. It has a number of fan events including a stamp rally.
  • A Yuru CampΔ x Hello Kitty (『ゆるキャンΔ』×『ハローキティ』) is a crossover event where Hello Kitty will guide viewers through Yuru CampΔ locations in Yamanashi prefecture.[9]
  • A Yuru CampΔ x Hachinai (『ゆるキャン』×『ハチナイ』) is a crossover event that will happen in the smartphone game for Hachigatsu no Cinderella Nine in late November 2020.[10]
  • "Yuru CampΔ SEASON2 ~ Iwata / Hamamatsu ~", a November 29, 2020 pre-screening event[11] featuring main character seiyuus and singers of OP and ED theme songs at Tokyo's Marunouchi Piccadilly (Shochiku Multiplex Theatres) was sold out,[5][12][13] but general tickets for live viewing at 36 movie theaters nationwide started on Saturday, November 14, 2020.[12]
  • Yuru CampΔ SEASON2 food truck, a traveling food truck themed for Season 2 also known as a "kitchen car" was announced on December 17, 2020 to start traveling from Osaka on December 20 and arriving in Tokyo on December 26 for an expected opening on January 17, 2021 at the Aeon Amagasaki store.[14] Unfortunately, due to COVID restrictions, it was announced on January 12, 2021 that the opening will be indefinitely postponed.[15] However, on February 19, 2021, it was announced that the food truck would re-open starting March 14, 2021 at the same store in the original plan andvisit other locations through at least March 28, 2021.[16]
  • The Season 2 soundtrack was announced to be released on March 31, 2021.[17] The OST will be released on the MAGES. label. On February 19, 2021, the release date was confirmed along with a jacket image, more details including a limited edition version, and audio drama, and other expected contents.[18]
  • "Yuru CampΔ" x AR SQUARE collaboration "Nadeshiko Solo Campaign" is a contest using the AR SQUARE app to qualify for a chance to receive a Season 2 Blu-ray Box signed by Yumiri Hanamori, the seiyuu of Nadeshiko Kagamihara.[19] Besides the app, entrants need live in Japan and have a Twitter account that does not change during the contest period. The contest runs from February 19, 2021 (Friday) 12:00 AM to March 3, 2021 (Wednesday) 11:59 PM.

Plot overview

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Episodes

Ep. # Episode Name Japanese Air Date
1 "Curry Noodles Are the Best Travel Companion"
(『旅のおともにカレーめん』)[20]
January 7, 2021
2 "New Year's Solo Camper Girl"
(『大晦日のソロキャンガール』)[21]
January 14, 2021
3 "Surprise Camping and Some Deep Thoughts"
(『たなばたキャンプと改めて思ったこと』)[22]
January 21, 2021
4 "What Are You Buying With Your Temp Job Money?"
(『バイトのお金で何を買う?』)[23]
January 28, 2021
5 "Caribou-kun and Lake Yamanaka"
(『カリブーくんと山中湖』)[24]
February 4, 2021
6 "Cape Ohmama in Winter"
(『大間々岬の冬』)[25]
February 11, 2021
7 "Nadeshiko's Solo Camp Planning"
(『なでしこのソロキャン計画』)[26]
February 18, 2021
8 "Camping Alone"
(『ひとりのキャンプ』)[27]
February 25, 2021

Cast and crew

Cast


Crew
  • Director: Yoshiaki Kyougoku
  • Series Composition: Jin Tanaka
  • Script: Jin Tanaka (eps 1-3)
  • Music: Akiyuki Tateyama
  • Original creator: Afro
  • Character Design: Mutsumi Sasaki
  • Art Director: Yoshimi Umino (Production AI)
  • Chief Animation Director: Mutsumi Sasaki (also OP/ED)
  • Sound Director: Takeshi Takadera
  • Director of Photography: Hiroaki Tanaka (Studio Twinkle)

Media

Images

Clean key visuals
Character visual

Videos

Trivia

  • Although Hamamatsu will be featured in season 2, the series will have to compete with the incumbent anime series Gabrial DropOut which is primarily set in Hamamatsu city.[30]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Anime News Network - Laid-Back Camp Season 2 to Premiere on January 7 by Egan Loo 2020-11-29 07:09 EST
  2. Crunchyroll News - Laid-Back Camp to Return for Season 2, a Movie, and a Short Anime by Joseph Luster October 07, 2018 8:49am MST
  3. Anime News Network - Laid-Back Camp TV Anime's 2nd Season Reveals Visuals, January 2021 Premiere by Jennifer Sherman 2020-03-23 09:48 EDT
  4. Crunchyroll News - Laid-Back Camp Season 2 Teases 2021 Return with New Visuals by Paul Chapman March 23, 2020 6:30am MST
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Crunchyroll News - Laid-Back Camp Welcomes Us Back with New Trailer by Kara Dennison September 21, 2020 8:52am MST
  6. 6.0 6.1 Anime News Network - Laid-Back Camp TV Anime's 2nd Season's 2nd Teaser Video Streamed by Crystalyn Hodgkins 2020-11-12 05:27 EST
  7. 7.0 7.1 Crunchyroll News - Restful Camp Life Begins Anew in Laid-Back Camp Season 2 Full Trailer by Mikikazu Komatsu December 24, 2020 12:30am EST
  8. At-S.com - アニメ「ゆるキャン△」で誘客 登場予定の浜松・奥浜名湖展望台、県に再整備働き掛けへ 市議会で市答弁(2020/9/30 09:15)
  9. Crunchyroll News - Hello Kitty Explores Yamanashi in Comfy Laid-Back Camp Season 2 TV Anime Collaboration by Daryl Harding November 01, 2020 1:54am MST
  10. Dengeki Online - 『ゆるキャン』×『ハチナイ』コラボが復刻開催! (in Japanese) 2020年11月09日(月) (Monday, November 09, 2020) 22:00
  11. yurucamp.jp - 『ゆるキャン△ SEASON2』を一足早く見られる先行上映会を11月29日(日)に丸の内ピカデリーにて開催決定!さらに全国36館にてライブビューイングも実施! 2020.09.21
  12. 12.0 12.1 yurucamp.jp - 11月29日(日)開催の先行上映会『ゆるキャン△ SEASON2~磐田・浜松編~』に亜咲花と佐々木恵梨の追加登壇が決定! (in Japanese) 2020.11.12
  13. yurucamp.jp - 11月29日(日)開催の先行上映会『ゆるキャン△ SEASON2~磐田・浜松編~』に豊崎愛生の追加登壇が決定! (in Japanese) 2020.11.20
  14. yurucamp.jp - 『ゆるキャン△ SEASON2』 PRキッチンカーが走行決定! 2020.12.17
  15. yurucamp.jp - PRキッチンカーのフード販売について 2021.01.12
  16. yurucamp.jp - 『ゆるキャン△ SEASON2』PRキッチンカー再開決定! (in Japanese; "YuruCampΔ SEASON2" PR kitchen car restart decision!) 2021.02.19
  17. yurucamp.jp - 『ゆるキャン△ SEASON2』のオリジナル・サウンドトラックが発売決定! (in Japanese; Yuru CampΔ SEASON 2 soundtrack released!) 2021.01.22
  18. yurucamp.jp - 『ゆるキャン△ SEASON2』オリジナル・サウンドトラック3月31日(水)発売 (in Japanese; "Yuru CampΔ SEASON2" Original Soundtrack Released on March 31st (Wednesday)) 2021.02.19
  19. yurucamp.jp - 『ゆるキャン△』×AR SQUAREコラボ 『なでしこソロキャンペーン』がスタート! (in Japanese; "Yuru CampΔ" x AR SQUARE collaboration "Nadeshiko Solo Campaign" has started!) 2021.02.18
  20. 第1話 『旅のおともにカレーめん』
  21. 第2話 『大晦日のソロキャンガール』
  22. 第3話 『たなぼたキャンプと改めて思ったこと』
  23. 第4話 『バイトのお金で何を買う?』
  24. 第5話 『カリブーくんと山中湖』
  25. 第6話 『大間々岬の冬』
  26. 第7話 『なでしこのソロキャン計画』
  27. 第8話 『ひとりのキャンプ』
  28. yurucamp.jp - 『ゆるキャン△ SEASON2』より登場するなでしこの幼馴染・土岐綾乃役は黒沢ともよに決定! 2020.08.24
  29. Anime News Network - Laid-Back Camp TV Anime's 2nd Season Casts Tomoyo Kurosawa by Rafael Antonio Pineda 2020-08-24 22:43 EDT
  30. Anime News Network - Angels, Tourists Descend on Gabriel Dropout's Setting City by Jennifer Sherman 2017-05-25 12:15 EDT

See also

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