The captivating anime "Sing Yesterday For Me" left fans eager for a Season 2, but its future remains uncertain after the first season's conclusion in 2020.
Sing Yesterday For Me, known as “Yesterday Wo Uttate” in Japanese, captivated anime enthusiasts with its unique and realistic story when it premiered in 2020. Based on Kei Toume's original manga series, the anime delves into the lives of three main characters, skillfully conveying emotions without relying on excessive dialogue. In this article, we explore the prospects of a second season and delve into what made the first season so special.
Ever since the first season concluded in June 2020, fans have been eagerly awaiting news of a sequel. Although the first season didn't end on a major cliffhanger, it also didn't fully resolve all the plot points, leaving room for continuation. However, it's worth noting that the anime adaptation took a different path from the manga, and the story was wrapped up by the final episode.
Originally intended to adapt all 11 volumes of the manga over 18 episodes, the makers opted for a different approach. They decided to conclude the series with only 12 episodes, skipping to the last volume of the original manga. This decision might have left little material for a potential second season, considering that the manga series has not seen any new volumes since its release in 2015. Therefore, unless the creators craft an original story for a second season, it appears that Sing “Yesterday” For Me may not return for Season 2.
As of now, there is no official announcement regarding the release date of Sing Yesterday For Me Season 2. Fans will have to keep their ears open for any updates from the studio and creators.
The first season of Sing “Yesterday” For Me revolves around three central characters: Rikou Uozumi, Haru Nonaka, and Shinako Morinome.
Rikou Uozumi is a college graduate leading a mundane and purposeless life, working at a convenience store in Tokyo. His life takes a turn when Haru Nonaka, an eccentric girl who works at a milk hall and has a pet crow, enters his life.
Meanwhile, Rikou nurtures feelings for Shinako, an old college friend who has returned to town. As he tries to deepen their relationship, he discovers the burdensome past that Shinako carries, preventing her from accepting her own feelings.
The first season weaves a tale of romance and drama, leaving some fans satisfied but others yearning for a more conclusive ending.
The main characters of Sing “Yesterday” For Me are Rikou Ouzumi, Shinako Morinome, and Haru Nonaka. Alongside them, several important side characters enrich the story, including Chika Yuzuhara, Kansuke, Katsumi Takishita, Takanori Fukuda, Kyoko Sayama, and Rou Hayakawa. The voices behind the lead characters are provided by Chikahiro Kobayashi, Kana Hanazawa, and Yume Miyamoto, adding depth and authenticity to the story.
Sing Yesterday For Me enchanted viewers with its subtle themes and deeply-layered characters. While the possibility of a second season hangs in the balance, fans can still immerse themselves in the heartfelt journey of Rikou, Haru, and Shinako through the available episodes. Keep an eye out for updates from the creators to see if the melancholic tale will continue, leaving us yearning for more emotional storytelling in the world of anime.
For those who haven't experienced this touching anime, the 12-episode series is available for streaming on Crunchyroll with Japanese audio and English subtitles.