Shangri-La Frontier Reveals New Cast Members and Key Visual

    New character visuals revealed, too.

    The staff for the Shangri-La Frontier anime series reveals new cast members and a stunning key visual for the anime’s next story arc. New character visuals were released as well. 

    Katarina began the Shangri-La Frontier web novel series on the “Let’s Be Novelists” website in May 2017. Three years later, the manga adaptation by Ryosuke Fuji began in Weekly Shonen Magazine in July 2020. The anime premiered on October 1 as a two-cour series, with 13 episodes per cour.

    Shangri-La Frontier New Cast Members

    Ami Koshimizu, Kaori Nazuka, and Kenji Nojima will join the cast of Shangri-La Frontier as Tsukuyo Tsukuri, Ritsu Amachi, and Sakai Tsukuyogi respectively (left to right). 

    Additionally, an ominous key visual teases the anime’s next story arc: 

    Pre-orders for the Shangri-La Frontier Sunraku Nendoroid figure are now available at Good Smile Company’s International and US shops. The new figure will release first in Japan in August 2024 for ¥7,200, and the US shop will begin shipping the figure in Q1 2025 for $47.99. Pre-orders include a special “Critical” effect sheet for Sunraku. All Sunraku figures include a small Emul figure as well. 

    FZMZ and icy perform the opening theme song “Danger Danger for the second cour of Shangri-La Frontier. ReoNa performs the ending theme song “Gajumaru ∼Heaven in the Rain∼.” Both of the new theme songs for the Shangri-La Frontier second cour began to play in episode 14.

    New episodes of the Shangri-La Frontier anime series air weekly on Sundays at 5 p.m. JST in Japan across MBS and TBS networks. Fans outside of Japan may watch the Shangri-La Frontier anime on Crunchyroll. A total of 13 episodes were be released in the first cour, and another 13 episodes are expected in the second cour.

    Lastly, Crunchyroll’s description of the series is available below:

    Rakuro Hizutome only cares about one thing: beating crappy VR games. He devotes his entire life to these buggy games and could clear them all in his sleep. One day, he decides to challenge himself and play a popular god-tier game called Shangri-La Frontier. But he quickly learns just how difficult it is. Will his expert skills be enough to uncover its hidden secrets?

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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