Tokyo Revengers arrives with a powerful debut episode in its new anime series adaptation coming in hot with its Episode 2 having the release date and time set in stone including where to watch the anime with English subs online so set your countdown with what’s next in the story of Takemichi Hanagaki and his travel in time to save Hinata Tachibana.
Tokyo Revengers is the anime series adaptation of the shōnen manga series of the same name by Ken Wakui published in the Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine which recently received 2020’s Kodansha Manga Award under the shōnen category. Liden Films animates the series with the director Koichi Hatsumi, writer Yasuyuki Mutō, character designer Keiko Ōta, sound director Satoki Iida, and music composer Hiroaki Tsutsumi.
The main focus of the series circles on Takemichi Hanagaki who never thought that his life, thinking its at its lowest, couldn’t go any further below. Takemichi learned about the death of his ex-girlfriend, Hinata Tachibana, in the hands of the Tokyo Manji Gang, the notorious group of criminals breaking the peace of the community.
In his quest on where it all went wrong, Takemichi travels back in time, 12 years behind the present, to the time when he was still with Hinata. An idea popped up in his mind, a chance to try and save Hinata with her gruesome future ending too soon, Takemichi tries to get into the Tokyo Manji Gang, climb the ranks, and reach the topmost position in the gang to be able to save future of Hinata.
Warning! This portion may contain spoilers for Tokyo Revengers. Read at your own risk!
In Tokyo Revengers Episode 1, Reborn, we are introduced to Takemichi and we’re given the preview of how his life burns him out with him not doing really well with his part-time job and recently becoming a victim of bullying in his neighborhood.
Just when he thought his life couldn’t get any worse, he opens the television one day to hear the news about his ex-girlfriend, Hinata, who was murdered along with her brother by the gang of Tokyo Manji.
When Takemichi heads home, he goes to the train station where he has pushed down the tracks with a train about to arrive. His last thoughts were of Hinata. He woke up and regain consciousness but he realized something was odd. He looked in the mirror to find out he traveled back in time, 12 years prior, to the time when he and Hinata were still together.
Tokyo Revengers Episode 2 will be up on Crunchyroll as well as all its other episodes for streaming online outside of Southeast Asia. Crunchyroll is known for giving their premium access subscribers a one-week earlier release of the episodes of the animes under their library for the price of $9.99 a month, or $79.99 a year before releasing it for free to the general public.
Tokyo Revengers Episode 2 will be released on April 17, 2021, for those who have availed of the premium access subscribers of Crunchyroll. At the same time, the free release of the pilot episode will happen as well. For those without a premium subscription yet, Episode 2 will be released on April 24, 2021.
Tokyo Revengers Episode 2 is scheduled for release at 2:07 AM JST. The release time will vary depending on your geographical location. The release time on your location is as follows:
Pacific Time: 11:07 AM PT
Central Time: 1:07 PM CT
Eastern Time: 2:07 PM EST
British Time: 7:07 PM BST
In less than a week, we’ll get to see more of Takemichi and his travel to the past. With the knowledge of what happens in the future, Takemichi will be venturing through time in hopes of changing the gruesome future and possibly, the entire course of his life.