Originally, No Guns Life was a manga series. It is created by Tasuku Karasuma. Owing to its popularity, it has been adapted into an anime series. The first season of No Guns Life had 24 episodes, and they split it into two parts while airing. Naoyuki Itō is the director of the series and it is written by Yukie Sugawara. They aired the first part of the first season on 10th October 2019. The second part of season 1 was scheduled for the month of April, but it got delayed due to the pandemic and was released on 9th July 2020.
It is that kind of anime that has action as well as political messages in them. It has a retro-futuristic cyberpunk feel to it. The anime has a dark background with contrasting colors which makes for a beautiful palette. It has a quite interesting character design because it is not often that audiences get to see characters with guns as their head. The main character is to watch out for. He has a very detailed design and a personality suitable for an ex-soldier.
If you give it a chance, this anime will not be a waste of time. It does take a bit of time to develop but action fans would definitely find this visual feast to be rewarding. It has a lot of potentials.
When will the second season release?
The first part of Season one had 12 episodes in total and it ended back in December 2019. Madhouse Studio is responsible for the animation. The manga has eight volumes till now. The second season was supposed to release in April but got delayed. The second season as in the second part has it’s episode 1 on 9th July and the second one on 16th July. They aired the last episode on 23rd July 2020. The fourth episode is titled “Engineer” but the release date has not been announced yet.
What is the plot?
The protagonist of the anime is Juuzou Inui, who is an ex-soldier. He has joined the Extended, it is the group of soldiers who have been converted into cyborgs. But Juuzou doesn’t have any recollection about his past life, so he just trudges through life by working as a Resolver.