A second season is announced for the TV anime adaptation of Tsutomu Satō’s (佐島勤) light novel series, The Irregular at Magic High School (魔法科高校の劣等生), and will premiere in July 2020.
— 魔法科高校の劣等生 (@mahouka_anime) January 4, 2020
The official Twitter posted a teaser video for the second season, which will cover the Visitor arc from the novel. Main staff from “The Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Calls the Stars” will return for the second season, with Risako Yoshida directs the series in Eight Bit.
The cast will also reprise their roles from the first season and the movie, including Yuichi Nakamura (中村 悠一) as Tatsuya Shiba (司波 達也), Saori Hayami (早見 沙織,) as Miyuki Shiba (司波 深雪), and Angelina Kudou Shields as Yōko Hikasa (日笠 陽子).
▍About The Irregular at Magic High School
The Irregular at Magic High School (魔法科高校の劣等生) is a novel series by Tsutomu Satō (佐島勤). It was originally published on Shōsetsuka ni Narō (小説家になろう), an internet web novel website, between October 2008 and March 2011. It was later published by Dengeki Bunko (電撃文庫) as a light novel series beginning from July 2011.
In 2013, an anime adaptation by Madhouse was announced and was broadcast between April and September 2014. An anime film featuring an original story by Satō premiered in Japan on 17th June 2017.
The story takes place in an alternate history where magic exists and is polished through technology. It follows Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba, siblings who enroll in First High magic high school. While keeping their connections to the infamous Yotsuba clan secret, they attempt to live their daily life in peace where Tatsuya is shunned for his apparent ineptness and Miyuki is validated for her magical abilities.