The official March Comes in Like a Lion twitter page has revealed several new things for the upcoming second season. This includes a brand new key visual which features Rei together with the anime’s other characters.

The tweet also revealed that the second season will be making its premiere in Japan on 14th October. It also confirmed that NHK will once again be broadcasting the series, which continues the life of pro Shogi player, Rei Kiriyama.

The anime’s staff also revealed that the anime will be hosting an event in Saitama. There, the Kawamoto sisters themselves, Ai Kayano (Akari Kawamoto), Kana Hanazawa (Hinata Kawamoto), and Misaki Kuno (Momo Kawamoto), will be attending. It will happen over at the Sayama City Center on 3rd September.

Shaft will once again animate the series, with visionary director, Akiyuki Shinbo, also returning at the helm. They will be revealing more details about the second season in the days ahead.