The second season of the popular Japanese series "Alice in Borderland" has officially wrapped up filming, Netflix has confirmed. The streamer also revealed the returning cast from the first season of the show.
"Alice in Borderland" Season 2 will release in December 2022 on Netflix, worldwide.
In first season, only 10 cast members survived the deadly games, all of them are retuning for more in season 2. Returning cast include Kento Yamazaki, Tao Tsuchiya, Nijiro Murakami, Ayaka Miyoshi, Dori Sakurada, Aya Asahina, Yutaro Watanabe, Tsuyoshi Abe, Sho Aoyagi, Riisa Naka.
"Alice in Borderland" Season 1 made the top 10 in over 70 countries.
The second season of "Alice in Borderland," which caused madness in Japan and around the world will finally return this December. Season 2 follows Arisu and Usagi, who have lost their sense of purpose in life, as they risk their lives in the hope of returning to their own world by completing a series of "games" that play to different character attributes such as intelligence, strength, and teamwork.
Netflix also revealed a production wrap clip (watch above), which includes messages from returning cast members Kento Yamazaki, Tao Tsuchiya, Nijiro Murakami, Ayaka Miyoshi, Dori Sakurada, Aya Asahina, Sho Aoyagi, and Riisa Naka -- all of them are excited to return.
Yamazaki says, "Every day, we had these massive sequences, and the world of the show is broader than before. I had a great time filming the show and am looking forward to the final product." Tsuchiya adds, "Each shot features large set pieces, such as explosions. In those realistic scenes, I was able to experience it as my character Usagi. Every day was a learning experience for me. It was a really enjoyable moment for me."
"Alice in Borderland" is based on Haro Aso's graphic novel of the same name. The first season follows Ryohei Arisu, a listless, jobless, and video-game-obsessed young man, who awakens in a weird, deserted version of Tokyo, where he and his friends must compete in deadly games to survive. Arisu encounters Usagi, a young woman who is navigating the games on her own, in this strange environment. They set out to solve one mystery after another, risking their lives and confronting what it means to live.
The series debuted on December 10, and the first season has 8 episodes. The series currently has 71% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes and the audience score is at 91% from 565 reviews, which is way more impressive than many non-English shows that debuted recently.
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