Hero Return Season 2: Returning Or Not? Renewal, Release Date & More

Hero Return Season 2: Returning Or Not? Renewal, Release Date & More

There are many questions lingering over the internet in regards with Hero Return Season 2. The first season came out in October 2020, and since then, the word about its renewal has been in the air. It has been three years, and the silence is maddening for many readers. The anime, though not perfect, did give the donghua the kind of recognition that it needed. But what happened to the animated version? Is it coming back anytime soon? Without taking much of your time, here is all you need to know about the new season.


Better known as Yingxiong Zai Lin, Hero Return is one of the most famous donghua series (Chinese manga) to have come out in the recent years. Written by Wuliao Kankan Tian, the story has been around since 2019. But now, the eye is on the second season of the anime.


Hero Return Season 2: Renewal Status

As of the time of writing, there is no official word from the side of the makers. Neither the studios, Green Monster Team and Big Firebird Culture, have said anything about the show. In addition to this, even the director of the show has been silent on the matter. All in all, Hero Return Season 2 has not been renewed by the makers. But there is no need to fret as the makers are eyeing a bright future for this outing. The season might be coming out very soon!

Will There Be A Second Season?

The overall score and rating of the show are quiet high as compared to other donghua stories that have come to the table in the past. This is also reflected on the official charts of the show. On IMDb, the rating of the first season of Hero Return anime is 7.1 stars out of 10. And on My Anime List, the show has been scored 6.93 stars, which is almost 7. Thus, the chances of a return seem to be high. However, the silence from the studio is something that is making the renewal more complicated than it already is.

The following section answers the questions in regards with. Thus, keep reading further to know what is the future of Yingxiong Zai Lin Anime.


What Will Happen In The Next Season?

The overall story of Hero Return is about the only real superhero that the world has ever seen, Zero. Right from his appearance, the man continued to safe humanity from disastrous threats. However, things will not be the same for long. There are many who see this as another threat to the world. The real story starts when the man disappears without notice. The reason behind his disappearance, and the dangers lingering over the world make up for most of the story of the show.


The final episode of the first season brought an intense cliffhanger. Even though the overall direction of the manga keeps getting criticism over the internet, there are fans who want to see the story concluded in the anime as well. So now, the search of Zero and the reason for his disappearance will be major plot points in the new season. Yingxiong Zai Lin Season 2 will also take a look at the past and origin of this hero.

In addition to this, new characters will also come to the tables. There are many people who want to learn more about Zero. Thus, investigative resources will be part of the sequel as well.

Hero Return Season 2: Release Date

In conclusion to all the stories that we have brewed above, the anime will take quite some time to return to the screens. Since the announcements are yet to be official, a year's wait is bare minimum for the fans. One year of renewal and production shall be counted. And after that, the makers will take half-a-year to bring the season back to the table. Thus, there is no hope for the show until mid-2025. However, if the production work is fueled with pace, the show might even return by 2024.

Bilibili, Weibo and Tancent are the possible streamers of the next season. We will be sure to mention it in this section as soon as there is any more detail on this. Thus, keep an eye on The Anime Daily for all the updates regarding Hero Return Season 2. Stay tuned.

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