The official website and Twitter account of Itai no wa Iya nanode Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu. / BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense announced today that the anime series will receive a sequel. The announcement, however, didn’t specify the format of the sequel or if it will be the second season of the anime show.
In addition, the anime Twitter account released a special illustration to celebrate the news. The illustration was drawn by the novel illustrator/original character designer Koin.
BOFURI anime first season aired for 12 episodes from January 8 to March 25, 2020. Shin Onuma (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya) and Mirai Minato (Miss Caretaker of Sunohara-sou) co-directed series. SILVER LINK produced the series animation and Fumihiko Shimo (How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?) composed the series.
Yuumikan and Koin launched the light novel online in 2016 on Shōsetsuka ni Narō website. Fujimi Shobo later acquired the right to published and released the first light novel volume in September 2017 in Kadokawa Books imprint. A manga adaptation illustrated by Jirō Oimoto has been serialized in Kadokawa Shoten’s seinen manga magazine Comp Ace since May 26, 2018. It has been collected in a single tankōbon volume.