DMM Pictures announced a second anime season for Junpei Inuzuka's Isekai Shokudou (Restaurant to Another World) light novel on Friday. The production company also opened an official website, revealing new staff and a teaser visual (pictured above).
Masato Jinbo (Senryuu Shoujo, Chaos;Child) is returning from the first season to direct and handle the series composition at animation studio OLM (Utawarerumono, Odd Taxi). Yasukazu Shouji (Kamisama Minarai: Himitsu no Cocotama, Go-Go Tamagotchi!) is designing the characters, replacing Takao Sano and Keiichi Sano.
Silver Link. produced the 12-episode first anime season in Summer 2017. Crunchyroll simulcast the show with subtitles, while Funimation streamed an English dub. The latter released the anime series on home video in North America in November 2019.
Inuzuka began penning the slice of life fantasy novel on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website in January 2013. Shufunotomo began publishing the series under its Hero Bunko imprint with illustrations by Katsumi Enami (Baccano) in February 2015 and shipped the fifth volume in March 2019. Isekai Shokudou has a cumulative 1.1 million copies of its volumes in print.
Takaaki Kugatsu serialized a four-volume manga adaptation in Young Gangan from November 2016 to June 2019. Manga artist duo Yamizawa-Morozawa will launch a new manga adaptation subtitled Youshoku no Nekoya in the June issue of Monthly Shounen Ace on April 26 (pictured right).
Seven Seas Entertainment and Yen Press licensed the light novel and manga adaptation in English in November 2018 and 2019, respectively. The fifth novel volume and fourth manga volume shipped on February 26 and March 9.
Source: Press Release, animate Times
Isekai Shokudou 2 on MAL