Music a seemingly ecstatic component of our lives when gets involved with an Anime, gives out immeasurable possibilities to a vivid storyline. One such anime is Mashiro no Oto or Those snow white notes. The entire story is pivot around a traditional musical instrument called sinashen and beautifully portrays how music of one’s life is relegated only to the noise of cars and hubbub of city life.
Using the sinashen as a means of pushing the story, the anime exudes very powerful and relatable characters intertwined with a compelling animation style.
The show is based on the manga series of the same name, written and Illustrated by Marimo Ragawa. It was originally published by Kodansha for Japanese readers and Kodansha USA for English readers in the monthly shonen magazine.
Mashiro No Oto Season 2 Release Date
As of now, no official confirmation regarding the renewal of the season has been confirmed by any entity involved with the production of the show. However, there have been many speculations booming around claiming that it would release somewhere in 2022, but without providing any solid ground for their claims.
So, the question that mist be brewing in everyone’s mind is will or not there be a second or if yes then when can we expect it to get released.
Well, the answer to this depends upon a mixture of factors such as the general impression of the show, the availability of content, whether it is lucrative, its popularity, etc.
The manga which first made its appearance on December 5, 2009 and is yet to be finished. It has been collected into twenty seven tankobon volumes. The first season of the anime saw adaptation only up to volume 8, meaning that there is abundant of source material left for Shin-Ei Animation to propel the story.
This is one of the most basic yet an effective criteria to evaluate the future prospects of a show. Mashiro no oto has the rating of 7.6 and 7.5 on MyAnineList and IMBD respectively, which is above average.
Manga And Disc Scales
The anime is a means for the promotion of the source material. More appealing an anime, the more will people rush out to the stores to buy its manga. In this case, the show has a total of 2 million copies in circulation and have sold over 100 k copies. It has ranked top 10 in the Amazon and Oricon sales chart.
Disc sales are not pertinent when seen from an international perspective, but they sure are a means of accruing a side- income by selling Blu-ray /DVD units. The show was able to sold more than 3k units, which is descent but not great as it has failed to cross the 4k mark.
The show has received various awards across various aspects. For the best shonen manga it received the 36th Kodansha Manga Award. It has also received an excellence award at the 16th Jaoan Media Art festival Awards and have been nominated for the Tezuka Osuma Cultural prize in 2019.
To conclude, the show is likely to be up for season 2 but the announcement for any release date may come late owing to the fact that anime is novel and many times, anime don’t get announced for another season within a short span of time unless the makers were intending to equip the show with more than 1 seasons from the outset.
In this case, it may take the anime 1 or 2 more years to finally get announced by the virtue of its total profitability that we just saw.
Mashiro No Oto Season 2 Characters
On the other hand, the anime saw in the task of director, Hiroaki Akagi and writer Kanichi Tako. The animation studio which brought out this immaculate piece of art animation is Shin-Ei Animation. The show made its debut on April 3, 2021 and concluded on June 19, 2021 and with a total run of 12 episodes, which the fans deem as ‘too short to be satisfactory.’ The show is available to watch on Crunchyroll.
Mashiro No Oto Season 2 Story
The show revolves around Setsu Shiwamura, who is a shinasen player and decides to leave his hometown after the death of his grandfather who is a great shinasen player himself. After having heeded to his grandfather’s inspiring words to follow his own style he soon leaves for Tokyo to achieve this but to his dismay the city has nothing to offer other than noise and soon becomes disinterested in the art of playing shinasen.
He later gets enrolled into Umesono academy where now he has to work towards revitalizing his love for the shimasen.