'Alice In Borderland' Season 2: Release date, episodes, teasers, and all the buzz about thrilling sequel

Netlfix's Japan Tudum event announces the release of 'Alice In Borderland' Season 2 with new actors joining the thrilling drama series

'Alice In Borderland' Season 2: Release date, episodes, teasers, and all the buzz about thrilling sequel
Teaser for 'Alice in Borderland 2' dropped on Netflix Japan on September 25 (Netflix)
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TOKYO, JAPAN: With global attention on Asian and Southeast Asian content, Netflix has started rolling out more and more new content for the entertainment of fans. With the help of its Tudum Global Event, which was released in 29 languages with content coming from regions like the US, India, Korea, Europe, and Latin America, fans were able to learn what the streaming platform has in store months to come. From the time it was announced that Netflix had greenlit Japanese eight-episode drama 'Alice In Borderland' for a second season, fans were eager to know when the new season would drop and what fate had in store for Arisu (Alice).

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During its Japan Tudum Event, Netflix announced that 'Alice In Borderland' was coming back for a new season as early as 2022 itself. Following its global success after Season 1 was released in 2021, the post-modern Japanese drama is coming back for a new season later this year and there is a lot to unpack from the new trailer released by Netflix. The first season of 'Alice in Borderland' received great reception globally due to its engaging plot but its cliffhanger ending is what managed to keep fans intrigued for the second season.  

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Release Date

Netflix has announced that 'Alice In Borderland 2' will be hitting the screens in December of 2022. However, there has not been a release date for the show's new season yet. We will be sure to update this section once more information is released. 

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Number of Episodes

Season 1 of 'Alice In Borderland' consisted of 8 episodes in total that followed the journey of Arisu from the real world to the game. It is expected that the upcoming season would also have a total of 8 or more episodes. 

'Alice in Borderland 2' sees most of the season 1 cast returning (@netflixjp, @kentooyamazaki/Instagram)
'Alice in Borderland 2' sees most of the season 1 cast returning (@netflixjp, @kentooyamazaki/Instagram)

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Plot

Season 1 of 'Alice In Borderland' was directed by Shinsuke Sato; in it a group of bored people are transported to a parallel dimension as part of a survival game. In the game, these contestants are trapped in an abandoned version of present-day Tokyo, where they are forced to compete in dangerous games, the type, and difficulty of which are determined by playing cards. The contestants playing these games need to survive in order to go back into the real world. In order to do so, they must play and win a series of games in order to collect numbered cards which is the key to returning to their original world.

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Cast

The cast announcement for 'Alice In Borderland 2' was released months before its teaser; and the makers revealed that the fan-favorite show had already officially wrapped production and will be returning in December with its main cast with Arisu played by Kento Yamazaki and Usagi played by Tao Tsuchiya who are still trapped in Borderland, a world that hangs in between life and death. Alongside the two, Season 2 of 'Alice in Borderland' will feature Nijiro Murakami playing Chishiya, Ayaka Miyoshi as Ann, Dori Sakurada as Niragi, Aya Asahina playing Kuina, Sho Aoyagi as Aguni, and Riisa Naka as Mira.

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Teaser

With their Tudum Japan Event, Netflix released a super teaser trailer for 'Alice In Borderland Season 2', which gives fans a glimpse of what could unfold in the upcoming season. After what happens by the end of the first season, the teaser jumps into the next set of survival games that Arisu and Usagi would have to play. However, it can be expected that the games to follow will get even more dangerous. With the upcoming games known as the face card games, the duo is now competing against Borderland citizens. Watch the teaser here.

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