MASHLE: Magic and Muscles has been a hit. ‘Bling-Bang-Bang-Born’, the opening theme song of MASHLE S2, had been an instantaneous sensation, taking the internet by storm and the anime adaptation of the series was effectively funny and entertaining.

MASHLE: Magic and Muscle
MASHLE: Magic and Muscle | A-1 Pictures

MASHLE: Magic and Muscles is based on a popular comedy manga set in a magical world where the protagonist, Mash Burnedead, has no magical powers whatsoever. Meanwhile, Mash is consistently training his body to become a “Divine Visionary”, the most elite ranking one can achieve in this world.

A Special Event Announces MASHLE: Magic and Muscles Sequel

MASHLE: Magic and Muscles Characters
MASHLE: Magic and Muscles Characters | A-1 Pictures

MASHLE: Magic and Muscles, the TV anime adaptation based on the shonen fantasy/action manga, is bringing its most recent story arc to a close, and now according to a special event and a post on its official social media feeds, a sequel anime has been green-lit for the series.

The original MASHLE: Magic and Muscles manga by Hajime Komoto was serialized from January 2020 to July 2023 in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump manga magazine, and an English language version is also available on VIZ Media.

Tomonari Tanaka directed the previous anime at A-1 Pictures. Yousuke Kuroda was in charge of the series scripts, and Hisashi Higashijima designed the characters. Meanwhile, Masaru Yokoyama composed the music.

What is MASHLE: Magic and Muscles About?

Mash Burnedead
Mash Burnedead | A-1 Pictures

Shueisha describes the manga as thus:

This is a world of magic where magic is used for everything. But deep in the forest exists a young man who spends his time training and bulking up. He can’t use magic, but he enjoys a peaceful life with his father.

But one day, his life is put in danger! Will his muscular body protect him from the magic users who are out to get him? Powerfully trained muscles crush magic as this abnormal magical fantasy begins!

MASHLE has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal fanbase, with both the manga and anime receiving praise for their unique concept, fascinating storytelling, and expressive artwork. The series’ innovative approach to the magical school genre, with its humor, action sequences, character development, and relatable themes, has contributed to its widespread popularity and success.

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