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The Grimm Variations Season 2: Is It Renewed?

The Grimm Variations

The Grimm Variations has been a craze among fans of anime. This ONA is in the anthology genre and has many interesting stories to offer the viewers. It started in April 2024 and became a massive success for Netflix in terms of viewership and response to the audience.

The Grimm Variations Season 2
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Since then, questions surrounding The Grimm Variations Season 2 have been cooking. The fans of this show and anime in general have been demanding another season that will offer yet another set of interesting stories. Read on as we will decipher the questions around the second season.

What Is The Grimm Variations All About?

The Grimm Variations is an adaptation of the German fairy tales which were penned by the Brothers Grimm. It has six episodes and each one has a different story. All of them are around classics like The Elves, Pied Piper of Hamelin, and Little Red Riding Hood with a twisted spin to its main theme and plot. Michiko Yokote has written the series while George Wada is the backer.

The director of this series includes Shintarou Nakazawa, Yōko Kanamori, Jun’ichirō Hashiguchi, Masato Takeuchi, Yasuhiro Akamatsu, and Yumi Kamamura. All the six episodes were released on April 17, 2024, on Netflix. Jouji Wada is the executive producer of the show. He belongs to the WIT Studio which is the brain behind the animation of this series.

The last episode of the series was called Pied Piper of Hamelin and it was about Maria who lives in a village and lives a normal life. However, one of her teachers has a weird obsession with her. One day he showcases a picture to her that belongs to the outer world. This starts a chain of many events. A manga was also released right with the release of the series on Netflix.

Is The Grimm Variations Season 2 Happening?

Netflix has not announced The Grimm Variations Season 2 so far. However, it’s not sad news since Netflix generally takes time to review and renew an anime or animated show for a second season. Given the response of the first season which includes getting more than a million views and topping the chart, chances are big that the makers will return with a second season.

Is The Grimm Variations Season 2 Happening?
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We can wait for a while for the makers to drop big news. In several cases, Netflix has directly announced the release of the second season much later. But we will have to wait till 2025 for any development to happen around The Grimm Variations Season 2.

What To Expect From It?

The Grimm Variations Season 2 can touch upon the rest of the stories by the Brothers Grimm as well as the classical stories. There are many tales that the makers can opt for and recreate in the second season.

These include names like Snow White, Rapunzel, The Golden Goose, and Rumpelstiltskin among others. This list can keep going since the bank of stories is too big and there are many options for the team.

What To Expect From It?
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In terms of casting, we can expect a set of new actors lending their voice for so many characters in The Grimm Variations Season 2. The makers might also choose to have the same team again like Tatsuhisa Suzuki (who gave his voice to Jacob Grimm).

Other actors like Kenji Nojima, Misato Fukuen, Rie Kugimiya, and Yumi Uchiyama among others. Just like the first season, the second season will also have a set of actors to provide the English voice. Similarly, we can speculate that The Grimm Variations Season 2 to have six episodes that will have six stories.

Conclusion

The Grimm Variations has a fresh and unique take on some stories that have been told many times. The retelling along with the anime format has boosted the quality of the series to another level. With just six episodes, the series remains short and crisp for viewers to finish quickly and very easily.

The warm response has promoted the discussion around The Grimm Variations Season 2 which has excited fans. Viewers who loved the grim and twisted take on classical stories are expecting the second one to be more grim and gripping than before. So we will be waiting for that.