Will There Be Drifters Season 2? Release Date, Full Story, Full Cast & Crew [Update 2024]

The anticipation for Drifters Season 2 continues to build upon the success of its initial 2016 release. Fans eagerly await news on the renewal of this anime for a second season.

Based on Kōta Hirano’s renowned fantasy seinen manga “Dorifutazu” from 2009, Drifters has captivated audiences with its unique storyline and characters.

As enthusiasts speculate on the new season’s potential release date, this series’s legacy remains strong.

With its roots in a well-received manga, Drifters Season 2 promises to deliver more of the thrilling and imaginative storytelling that has made it a standout in the anime world.

‘Drifters’ Anime Season 2 Release Date:

Will There Be Drifters Season 2? Release Date, Full Story, Full Cast & Crew [Update 2024]

There has been no announcement on whether the studio and director will return for a potential new season of Drifters.

As an anime lover eagerly anticipating the release of ‘Drifters Season 2, the excitement is palpable! With its unique blend of historical figures and fantastical elements, ‘Drifters’ has captured the hearts of fans worldwide.

The adrenaline-pumping action sequences, intricate plot twists, and dynamic characters have left us craving more.

While the official release date for Season 2 is still shrouded in mystery, the anticipation only adds to the thrill.

As we wait with bated breath for news on when our favourite drifters will return to our screens, one thing is sure –

when ‘Drifters’ Season 2 finally arrives, it will be a momentous occasion that fans won’t want to miss!

Will There Be A Season 2 Of Drifters?

As an anime lover eagerly awaiting news on the future of “Drifters,” I’m thrilled to share that there have been hints and speculations about a potential second season!

Fans worldwide are excited at the prospect of delving back into the thrilling adventures of Shimazu Toyohisa and his band of historical figures.

With its unique blend of action, fantasy, and historical elements, “Drifters” has captured the hearts of many viewers.

While there hasn’t been an official confirmation yet, the passion and dedication of the fanbase suggest that there may be more epic battles and unexpected twists in store for us in a possible Season 2.

Let’s keep our fingers crossed and our hopes high for another exhilarating instalment of this beloved series!

‘Drifters’ Anime Full Cast & Crew

Will There Be Drifters Season 2? Release Date, Full Story, Full Cast & Crew [Update 2024]

Series Directed by:

Kenichi Suzuki (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Norihito Takahashi (3 episodes, 2016-2017)
Takashi Okawara (2 episodes, 2016-2017)
Matsuo Asami (2 episodes, 2016)
Hitomi Ezoe (1 episode, 2016)
Shigehisa Iida (1 episode, 2016)
Hazuki Mizumoto (1 episode, 2016)
Yasuto Nishikata (1 episode, 2016)
Yûsuke Sunouchi (1 episode, 2016)
Shigeyasu Yamauchi (1 episode, 2016)

Series Writing Credits:

Kohta Hirano (manga) (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Kohta Hirano (creator) (14 episodes, 2016-2017)
Hideyuki Kurata (screenplay) (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Hideyuki Kurata (composition) (12 episodes, 2016)
Hideyuki Kurata (script) (7 episodes, 2016-2017)
Yôsuke Kuroda (script writer) (7 episodes, 2016)
Yôsuke Kuroda (screenplay) (1 episode, 2018)

Series Cast:

Mitsuki Saiga  Nasu no Yoichi15 episodes, 2016-2018
Naoya Uchida  Oda Nobunaga15 episodes, 2016-2018
Yûichi Nakamura  Shimazu Toyohisa15 episodes, 2016-2018
Takahiro Sakurai  Abe no Haruakira / …15 episodes, 2016-2018
Daisuke Ono  Butch Cassidy15 episodes, 2016-2018
Akira Ishida  Minamoto no Kurou Hougan Yoshitsune15 episodes, 2016-2018
Tomokazu Sugita  Saint-Germi15 episodes, 2016-2018
Tatsuhisa Suzuki  Kanno Naoshi15 episodes, 2016-2018
Kôji Yusa  Flame15 episodes, 2016-2018
Taiten Kusunoki  Kokuou15 episodes, 2016-2018
Yutaka Aoyama  Hannibal Barca15 episodes, 2016-2018
Junji Majima  Shara15 episodes, 2016-2018
Hiroshi Yanaka  Scipio Africanus15 episodes, 2016-2018
Kanae Itô  EASY / …15 episodes, 2016-2018
Shiho Kokido  Olminu15 episodes, 2016-2018
Kenji Fukuda  Alesta15 episodes, 2016-2018
Justin Briner  Yoichi12 episodes, 2016
Jessie James Grelle  Toyohisa12 episodes, 2016
Robert McCollum  Nobunaga12 episodes, 2016
Jeremy Schwartz  Additional Voices / …12 episodes, 2016
Gwendolyn Lau  Olminu12 episodes, 2016
Jerry Jewell  Shara10 episodes, 2016
R. Bruce Elliott  Hannibal7 episodes, 2016
Christian Taylor  Additional Voices7 episodes, 2016
Vic Mignogna  Saint-Germi6 episodes, 2016
Greg Ayres  Yoshitsune6 episodes, 2016
Chris Patton  Haruakira6 episodes, 2016
Bill Flynn  Additional Voices / …6 episodes, 2016
Monica Rial  Easy5 episodes, 2016
Joel McDonald  Allister5 episodes, 2016
Anthony Bowling  Fulame5 episodes, 2016
Mikaela Krantz  Masha5 episodes, 2016
Apphia Yu  Mark5 episodes, 2016
Colleen Clinkenbeard  Joan of Arc4 episodes, 2016
Clifford Chapin  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
Daman Mills  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
David Wald  Murasaki4 episodes, 2016
Chris Guerrero  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
Larry Brantley  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
Kenny Green  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
Phil Parsons  Additional Voices / …4 episodes, 2016
Brian Mathis  Additional Voices / …4 episodes, 2016
Ben Phillips  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
Bill Jenkins  Additional Voices / …4 episodes, 2016
Christopher Bevins  Rasputin4 episodes, 2016
Randy Pearlman  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
Ethan Gallardo  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
Shawn Gann  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
Ben Bryant  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
Jacob Browning  Additional Voices / …4 episodes, 2016
Jean-Luc Hester  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
Scott Hinze  Additional Voices4 episodes, 2016
Ian Sinclair  Hijikata3 episodes, 2016
J. Michael Tatum  Butch3 episodes, 2016
Alejandro Saab  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Justin Cook  Naoshi3 episodes, 2016
Dallas Reid  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Austin Tindle  Additional Voices / …3 episodes, 2016
Chuck Huber  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Kent Williams  Kid3 episodes, 2016
Chris Rager  Additional Voices / …3 episodes, 2016
Rachel Robinson  Anastasia / …3 episodes, 2016
Aaron Roberts  Kafet3 episodes, 2016
Tyson Rinehart  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Mark Stoddard  Scipio3 episodes, 2016
Jarrod Greene  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Blake Shepard  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Marcus D. Stimac  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Quinn Angell  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Orion Pitts  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Daniel Katsuk  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Eric Cherry  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Bill Brooks  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Chris Thurman  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Keith Kubal  Additional Voices / …3 episodes, 2016
Sam Grun  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Greg Silva  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Jeffrey Schmidt  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Aaron Graves  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
David Novinski  Additional Voices3 episodes, 2016
Brandon Potter  Commander / …2 episodes, 2016
Brandon McInnis  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Christopher Wehkamp  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Micah Solusod  Milz2 episodes, 2016
Halston Mann  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Jim Foronda  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Jad Saxton  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Jeremy Inman  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Charles C. Campbell  Additional Voices / …2 episodes, 2016
Dave Trosko  Additional Voices / …2 episodes, 2016
Anastasia Munoz  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Jeff Johnson  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Greg Dulcie  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Justin Duncan  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Justin Pate  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Gregory Lush  Additional Voices / …2 episodes, 2016
Will Short  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Jonathan C. Osborne  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Adrian Churchill  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Jackson Frolick  Additional Voices2 episodes, 2016
Christopher Sabat  Gilles De Rais1 episode, 2016
Brina Palencia  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Sonny Strait  Tamon1 episode, 2016
Mike McFarland  Doug1 episode, 2016
Felecia Angelle  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Jason Liebrecht  Orte Vice Commander1 episode, 2016
Bryn Apprill  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Dawn M. Bennett  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Morgan Laure  Oichi1 episode, 2016
John Burgmeier  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Bryan Massey  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Scott Frerichs  Additional Voices / …1 episode, 2016
Cris George  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Chris Cason  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Hiroki Yasumoto  Hijikata Toshizo1 episode, 2016
Cole Brown  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Alison Viktorin  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Garret Storms  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Travis Mullenix  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Kenji Nomura  Gilles de Rais1 episode, 2016
Oscar Seung  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Jirô Saitô  Shimazu Yoshihiro1 episode, 2016
Philip Weber 1 episode, 2016
Mitsuru Miyamoto  Murasaki1 episode, 2016
Masahiko Tanaka  Rasputin1 episode, 2016
Chad Halbrook  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Masakazu Nishida  Kafeto1 episode, 2016
Adam Rowe  Elf / …1 episode, 2016
Bradley Campbell  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Steve Powell  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Junko Minagawa  Jeanne d’Arc1 episode, 2016
Chad Cline  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Corey Cleary-Stoner  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Takeaki Masuyama  Orte Soldier1 episode, 2016
Junko Kitanishi  Anastasia1 episode, 2016
Matt Grounds  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Kris Bryan  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Brad Smeaton  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016
Doug Jackson  Additional Voices1 episode, 2016

Series Produced by:

Yoshiyuki Fudetani producer (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Osamu Nagai executive producer (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Rikichiro Toda executive producer (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Yasuyuki Ueda producer (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Hisato Usui executive producer (15 episodes, 2016-2018)

Series Music by:

Yasushi Ishii (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Hayato Matsuo (15 episodes, 2016-2018)

Series Cinematography by:

Yasuhiko Abe (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Hisashi Matsumuko (3 episodes, 2017-2018)

Series Editing by:

Kiyoshi Hirose (15 episodes, 2016-2018)

Series Art Direction by:

Ken’ichi Tatefuji (15 episodes, 2016-2018)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director:

Takashi Okawara assistant director (1 episode, 2017)
Norihito Takahashi assistant director (1 episode, 2017)
Hitomi Ezoe assistant director (1 episode, 2018)

Series Art Department:

Haruko Nobori color designer/color design (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Ryôji Nagasawa assistant color designer (12 episodes, 2016)
Kenichi Suzuki storyboard artist (6 episodes, 2016-2018)
Masayoshi Nishida storyboard artist (4 episodes, 2016-2017)
Shigeyasu Yamauchi storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2016)
Kazuma Fujimoto storyboard artist (1 episode, 2016)
Tetsuo Hirakawa storyboard artist (1 episode, 2016)
Toshiyuki Kato storyboard artist (1 episode, 2016)
Kenichi Kawamura storyboard artist (1 episode, 2016)
Kenichiro Murakawa storyboard artist (1 episode, 2016)
Manabu Ono storyboard artist (1 episode, 2016)
Takayuki Tanaka storyboard artist (1 episode, 2016)
Nobuhiro Kondô storyboard artist (1 episode, 2018)

Series Sound Department:

Hiromune Kurahashi sound effects (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Yasushi Nagura recording (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Yôta Tsuruoka sound director (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Christopher Bevins adr director (12 episodes, 2016)
Yoshimi Sugiyama sound production manager: Rakuonsha (12 episodes, 2016)
Jeremy Inman assistant and director (1 episode, 2016)

Series Animation Department:

Hitomi Ezoe chief animation director (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Ryôji Nakamori character designer / chief animation director (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Seiichi Shirato design research (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Shinya Ueda animation producer (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Kenichi Suzuki key animator (3 episodes, 2016)
Toshimitsu Kobayashi assistant animation director/animation director (3 episodes, 2017-2018)
Yae Ôtsuka animation director (2 episodes, 2017-2018)

Series Music Department:

Toshiaki Ôta music producer (15 episodes, 2016-2018)
Yasushi Ishii lyrics/music arranger/performer/lyrics and music: “Chakra Destiny” / lyrics and music: “Hanya Revolution” / lyrics and music: ending theme/vocals: “Chakra Destiny” / vocals: “Hanya Revolution” / vocals: ending theme (13 episodes, 2016-2018)
Maon Kurosaki lyrics: ending theme/vocals: ending theme (13 episodes, 2016-2018)
Sugizo music: ending theme (13 episodes, 2016-2018)
Hayato Matsuo music arranger/orchestrator/music: “Di Quella Pira – Opera Il Trovatore Yori” (13 episodes, 2016-2017)
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra music performed by (12 episodes, 2016)
Andrzej Sasin recording engineer: Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra (12 episodes, 2016)
The Warsaw Chorus choir (12 episodes, 2016)
Cliff Magreta lyrics and music: opening theme (9 episodes, 2016-2018)
Minutes Til Midnight vocals: opening theme (9 episodes, 2016-2018)
Ron music: opening theme (9 episodes, 2016-2018)
Sawasaki Kazuaki vocals: “Di Quella Pira – Opera Il Trovatore Yori” (2 episodes, 2016-2017)

Series Script and Continuity Department:

Patrick Seitz adr script adaptation (12 episodes, 2016)

Will There Be Drifters Season 2? Release Date, Full Story, Full Cast & Crew [Update 2024]

‘Drifters’ Anime Season 2 Full Story:

Season 2 of “Drifters” continues the epic saga of historical figures brought together to fight in a fantastical world.

Picking up where the first season left off, we see Shimazu Toyohisa and his band of warriors embroiled in even more intense battles and political intrigue.

New characters are introduced, adding depth and excitement to the story, while the animation and fight scenes are as thrilling as ever.

With twists and turns at every corner, “Drifters” Season 2 is a must-watch for any anime lover craving action, adventure, and a touch of historical fiction.

Final Thoughts:

Funimation’s acquisition of Drifters at Anime Expo 2016 marked a significant milestone for fans of the series.

Described as a captivating blend of history and fantasy by the creators of Hellsing, Drifters follows the journey of Shimazu Toyohisa, a renowned samurai thrust into a new world at the brink of death.

As part of the enigmatic group “Drifters,” Toyohisa engages in intense battles against legendary warriors, setting the stage for an epic tale of survival and strategy.

With its unique premise and engaging storyline, Drifters promises viewers a thrilling experience that seamlessly merges historical elements with fantastical adventures.

Steve Ellison

Steve has been a movie and TV journalist for over seven years. His work has been published in other outlets, such as Esquire and Elle in Spain. He carved his own niche with anime & Thriller movies, attending genre festivals around the world.

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