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Will There be a Smile Down the Runway Season 2?

March 31, 2020
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Going by the premise, most viewers would simply assume that ‘Runway de Waratte’ is a Seinen revolving around fashion and other related subject matters. However, there’s a lot more to it than that. Apart from all the fashion-related themes that it deals with, ‘Runway de Waratte’ offers an inspiring tale of two characters who are determined to overcome all insurmountable obstacles in order to achieve their dreams.

Regardless of your age or gender, you’ll find yourself rooting for these characters and celebrating their little achievements as they make progress. So if you haven’t seen it yet, make sure you check it out. And if you have already watched its first season, read on further to know all about its Season 2.

Smile Down the Runway Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?

The first season of ‘Runway de Waratte’ premiered on January 11, 2020, and with a total of 12 episodes, it finished airing on March 28, 2020. Although it is not as popular as most other mainstream anime out there, ‘Runway de Waratte’ has been received fairly well by most fans. The first season of the anime has a pretty conclusive ending which does not leave much room for season 2. However, since it’s a slice-of-life anime, the creators of the show can easily extend its storyline in many new directions.

Even when it comes to its source manga, so far, it has a total of 14 published volumes, out of which, the most recent one was published in January 2020 and it is a possibility that its author will publish more volumes in the future. So clearly, a lack of source material should not an issue for the creators of the series. Unfortunately, as of now, no official announcements regarding its renewal have been made, however, going by its demand and availability of content, it seems very likely that ‘Runway de Waratte’ Season 2 will release sometime in Fall 2021. As soon as we get any official news regarding its release, we will update it here in this section. Till then, you can check out other similar slice-of-life anime.

Smile Down the Runway English Dub

Funimation has licensed the series for a simuldub and you can watch it here.

Smile Down the Runway Plot

Fujito Chiyuki is the daughter of a renowned modeling agency owner and dreams of becoming a great fashion model someday. She has the looks, she has the passion, and most of all, she has the right family background for it. But to her dismay, as she grows older, she realizes that she’ll never be tall enough to be a fashion model. Just when she’s about to give up on her dreams, she runs into Tsumura Ikuto, who turns out to be a really good fashion designer but is struggling to achieve his dreams. With this, the two of them get together and embark on a journey to leave their own mark in the world of fashion.

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