The Promised Neverland Season 2 Scores Second-Biggest Premiere EVER on MyAnimeList 😱

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Liam Dempsey
Der shy man behind Shymander—a timezone-fluid Aussie with a penchant for anime, Eurovision, and researching odd topics. He'll also talk about Mob Psycho 100.

By Liam Dempsey

We’re back again with more BIG numbers to share this season!

Earlier this week, we reported that Horimiya eclipsed Kaguya-sama: Love is War? as the biggest launch of any romantic comedy anime on anime listing site MyAnimeList.net (MAL). And now, another anime by studio CloverWorks has come out swinging—The Promised Neverland Season 2.

RELATED: Horimiya Breaks MyAnimeList Record for Biggest Romantic Comedy Debut Ever 📈

At the end of the first episode’s full one-week period, 131,994 users on MAL marked themselves as “Watching” The Promised Neverland Season 2, placing the series squarely between Attack on Titan Final Season and My Hero Academia Season 4 as the second-biggest premiere of all time.

Here’s the current top 10:

Image courtesy of Shymander (via MyAnimeList)

With three spots on the chart, Winter 2021 has already cemented itself as a season for the history books!

But it’s not quite set yet: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 and Dr. STONE – STONE WARS also have a high chance of making it in with their premieres. We’ll definitely be keeping an eye on them. 👀

Is The Promised Neverland Season 2 on your “Watching” list this season? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest on all things anime, this season and beyond.


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