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The Promised Neverland Anime Season 2 Episode 7 Release Date, Release Time, Countdown, and Where to Watch English Sub Online

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With episode 6 released yesterday, we are officially more than halfway throught the second season of The Promised Neverland and our main characters are officially three once more. Many fans dislike the new season since it started deviating from the manga, but the emotinal new episode promises interesting conflict. Here's all you need to know before episode 7:

The Promised Neverland Season 2 Episode 6 Recap

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While episode 5 was quite action-packed, with the children on the run, episode 6 was all about emotional conflict. Emma, Ray, and Norman are together again in an emotional, if too idealized, and convenient reunion. But halfway through the episode, it becomes clear that their friendship might never again be uncomplicated.

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Rather than being eaten by demons, Norman was taken to a different plantation that experimented on children. Being the genius that he is, Norman managed to escape along with other humans who - though older than him - treat him as their superior and heed his orders.

Norman has found out that demons' brains degenerate if they don't consume human meat and has come up with a way to hasten the process, ending them and making the world safe for humans again. But for Emma, this is not good enough. Season 1 has made it clear that she's a pacifist who will avoid casualties at all costs.

Having lived among demons for years, Emma has realized that they too have families and are not purely evil. Even if the younger children are quick to trust Norman, Emma can't forget Sonju and Mujika who helped her survive. But when she mentions Mujika, Norman's face twists and he refers to her as a 'heretic girl' suggesting he knows her. But how?

Norman is no longer the innocent, frail, smiling boy Emma knew. This is highlighted when his new companions are unable to reconcile his ruthless demeanor with Emma's image of him. But Emma has changed too and conflict between them seems inevitable.

Ray, meanwhile, seems fully supportive of Emma but he's been notably subdued this season, and we know he's often unpredictable and doing things his own way, so it'll be interesting to see his own position in the conflict.

The Promised Neverland Season 2 Episode 7 Release Date

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After a break between episodes 5 and 6, during which a recap of 5.5 episodes was released instead. The Promised Neverland Season 2 will once again be aired weekly. Episode 7 will be released next Friday, the 26th of February in Japan, which means it becomes available on February 25 in Europe and America due to timezone difference. For those watching Funimation for free, the episode will become available a week later, on March 4.

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The Promised Neverland Season 2 Episode 7 Release Time

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The Promised Neverland Season 2 Episode 7 will be aired in Japan around 1.25 AM on the 26th of February. This translates to around 4.30 AM on February 25 for the US and Canada, and around 5.25 PM on February 25 for Central Europe.

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The Promised Neverland Season 2 Episode 7, Where to Watch English Dub and Sub

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You can watch The Promised Neverland Season 2 in Japanese with English subtitles on Hulu and Funimation. Season 1 was dubbed by Funimation, which is famous for its simuldubs. Season 2 is likely to follow in due course. Season 1 can also be watched on Crunchyroll.

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The Promised Neverland Season 2 Episode 7 Countdown

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Premium Funimation users and subscribed Hulu users can watch ThePromised Neverland Season 2 Episode 7 in just 7 days. Those who stream on Funimation for free will have to wait 14 days.

This is a good anime season for studio CloverWorks, so be sure to check out their other Winter 2021 works, Horimiya and Wonder Egg Priority.

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