Isekai shows have been dominating the summer anime slate and it includes How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom, also known as Re: CONSTRUCTION - The Elfrieden Kingdom Tales of Realistic Brave or Genjitsu Shugi Yuusha no Oukoku Saikenki. Will there be a season 2 for the series?
How A Realist Hero Rebuilt The Kingdom follows the story of Kazuya Sōma who has been summoned by the Kingdom of Elfrieden when they performed a ritual for a brave man to arrive. Kazuya lived his previous life as a humanities student and he has knowledge of realism and Machiavellianism before getting transported to another world. Now, Kazuya would have to deal with the problems of the kingdom applying his knowledge from his former life.
The anime adaptation of How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom by J.C. Staff is directed by Takashi Watanabe, written by Gō Zappa and Hiroshi Ōnogi, characters designed by Mai Otsuka, and music by Akiyuki Tateyama wherein the show opens with "Hello Horizon" by Inori Minase, and ends with Aimi's "Kazanear."
Based on the Japanese light novels of Dojyomaru illustrated by Fuyuyuki published by J-Novel Cluba and Seven Seas Entertainment, it also has a shōnen manga adaptation by Satoshi Ueda which became digitally available from the same publisher. The light novels have 13 volumes while the manga has 5 to date.
The show releases new episodes weekly on Funimation, along with the English dubbed version, it is available with English subtitles on top of the original Japanese dub. Those with premium access on Funimation for the price of $5.99 per month or $59.99 a year get first dibs of the runs of the show.
Will There Be a Season 2 of How A Realist Hero Rebuilt The Kingdom?
As of the time of writing, there has been no confirmation yet from the producers or anyone related to the series as to whether there would be a Season 2 of How A Realist Hero Rebuilt The Kingdom. It will be dependent on the viewership of the show and the material where it could be based on. If both would do great, then the show has a shot for another run.
However, great news for the fans and viewers of the show as Season 1 of How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom has been confirmed to be a split-cour which means there would be a three-month TV block break before the second part of the first season arrives.
How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Season 1 Part 2 will be airing on January 2022 on Funimation at 1:30 AM JST/ 9:30 AM PT/ 11:30 AM CT/ 12:30 PM EST/ 5:30 PM BST.