High Rise Invasion Season 2 Release Date, Cast & Much More

If you are a sucker for horror-mystery-based anime, High Rise Invasion must not be a new name you have heard of. This anime is based on the cult manga series of the same name which was written by Tsuina Miura and illustrated by Takahiro Oba.

The TV show was created by Netflix Originals and it released season one on the 28th of February, 2021. Fans around the world enjoyed all the 12 episodes of the pilot season, and now they await updates on the subsequent season. 

So, will there be a second season of the anime? Read this article till the end to find out. 

High-Rise Invasion Season 2 Release Date

Reportedly, there are mixed updates on the release of the second season of the anime. While some sources say that the makers have not confirmed the production of the second season, others reveal that the second season will soon air on the OTT platform.

If the latter is true, High-Rise Invasion season 2 will come out on Netflix on the 25th of February, 2024. However, we are still waiting for solid confirmation. Reportedly, the second season will also comprise 12 episodes. 

Fans around the world are keeping their fingers crossed and hoping this report to be true. 

High-Rise Invasion Plot

The plot of the anime is as under: 

Upon witnessing a man’s head cracked open with an axe, a 16-year-old teen, Yuri Honjou, trembles in fear and confusion. She flees from the masked assailant and later finds she is trapped in an abandoned building where every door is mysteriously locked.

Yuri runs here and there and even to the rooftop to search for a way out, but soon, she sees herself surrounded by high-rise buildings. 

Yuri learns that her brother is also in a strange place, and now she is determined to find him and escape. But things are not very smooth as she comes across more masked murderers in the area, who are anxious to terrorize their newfound victims and satiate their desires, leaving Yuri to question if she and her brother will escape from the situation alive or not. 

High-Rise Invasion Season 2 Plot

The first season ended with an intense episode called This is a High-Rise Invasion. Although the updates on the second season are meager, the first season ended on a cliffhanger, making all the fans sure the anime will have its second season. 

The story will follow and lead you towards all the questions left unanswered in the first season. What is the purpose of the game? What is the reason behind masked killers’ cruelty? Will Yuri and her friends escape the deadly game? You will find answers to all these questions in the second season. Furthermore, it will also highlight Yuri and Rika’s epic reunion and show Rika’s further journey. 

High-Rise Invasion Season 2 Trailer

As of now, no teaser or trailer for the second season has come out. You might get to watch it soon, once it gets completely confirmed that the second season is releasing soon. 

High-Rise Invasion Cast

The cast of the show looks like the following: 

  • Haruka Shiraishi as Yuri Honjō
  • Akira Sekine as Kuon Shinzaki
  • Junya Enoki as Rika Honjō
  • Shiki Aoki as Mayuko Nise
  • Yuichiro Umehara as Sniper Mask
  • Jun Fukuyama as Mamoru Aikawa
  • Yoko Hikasa as Yayoi Kusakabe

Where Can I Watch High-Rise Invasion? 

High-Rise Invasion has been co-produced by Netflix. Thus, you can stream the first season and the subsequent season (once it is released) on Netflix Exclusive.

High-Rise Invasion Season 1 Perform?

As stated, when the first season of the anime was released, it garnered popularity among the anime lovers. The audience loved the overall plot of the anime and enjoyed the thrill, mystery, and horror elements it created. High-Rise Invasion received great ratings from the critics. Platforms such as IMDb gave it a rating of 6.5/10, whereas MyAnimeList gave it a rating of 6.74/10.

Final Words

High-Rise Invasion season 1 received immense love from the audience worldwide and became one of the top-watched series in the native country. While the word about its release is still not confirmed, many fans assume the series will hit the OTT platform on the date mentioned in this article. Let us hope for the best.

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