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What Time Does Muv-Luv Alternative Season 2 Premiere?

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Muv-Luv Alternative, which plot revolves around a group of humans that engage in a protracted conflict with an alien race known as BETA, is about to embark on its second season after last airing in December of 2021. Fans can’t wait to get back in their favorite character’s shoes and may be wondering when the anime will return. Read below to find out what time Muv-Luv Alternative Season 2 will premiere.

Muv-Luv Alternative’s New Season will Air Wednesday

According to, Muv-Luv Season 2 will premiere on Thursday, October 6, at 00:55 (JST). Here is a breakdown with time zones! (And a handy link should you want to add more time zones.)

Please note that the times below correspond to when it premieres on TV in Japan. If you’re seeking the Crunchyroll premiere time, Crunchryoll has confirmed with us that yes, the show is premiering on October 5 on their streaming service too, but they have not released a time. Only the English sub will premiere on October 5, with the English dub premiering at a later date. 

  • JST: 00:55 a.m. Thursday October 6
  • Eastern: 11:55 a.m. Wednesday October 5
  • Central: 10:55 a.m. Wednesday October 5
  • Mountain: 9:55 a.m. Wednesday October 5
  • Pacific: 8:55 a.m. Wednesday October 5
  • Alaska: 7:55 a.m. Wednesday October 5
  • Hawaii: 6:55 a.m. Wednesday October 5

Episode 2 and subsequent episodes will air a week later at the same time. 

Muv-Luv Alternative Season 2
Credit: My Anime List


Crunchyroll wrote “The series is scheduled to continue with a second season which will broadcast in Japan on Fuji TV and other stations beginning on October 05, 2022, and it will also stream on Crunchyroll as part of the fall 2022 anime simulcast lineup.”

The description for the new season reads: “A story of the bonds between those who fight, in a world pushed to its limits. On one of the countless parallel worlds that exist throughout spacetime, humanity has fought a decades-long war against the BETA, hostile extraterrestrial invaders, using humanoid fighting machines called Tactical Surface Fighters. This is a story of how humanity lives and dies while on the brink of extinction…”

The Muv-Luv Fandom website states that the opening theme is called 暁を打て (Shoot the Dawn) and is played by JAM Project and Kuribayashi Minami. The ending theme is 再開 (Reunion) by V.W.P. so of course, your ears are in for a treat once again. 

You Can Watch Season 2 on Crunchyroll Online

In the United States, you can only stream Muv-Luv Alternative Season 2 on Crunchyroll as part of their Fall lineup.

This is the link for watching Muv-Luv Alternative on Crunchyroll.

You will need to have a paid Crunchyroll membership in order to watch Season 2 as soon as it becomes available on the platform. In any other case, you won’t be able to view the episode for free until around a week has passed.

The Crunchyroll stream is available in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS.

Muv-Luv Alternative Season 2
Credit: My Anime List

Please note that dubs are not currently available, and the sole subtitle option is English. This page serves as the official website for the series.

According to the translated page on the website, “BETA” is an acronym for “extraterrestrial species that are hostile to humankind,” and “BETA” has continued to invade indiscriminately from the time they first invaded the planet in 1967 to the current day.

There are different classes of aliens, including:

  • Interceptor class
  • Tank class
  • Assault class
  • Fortress class
  • Ray class

Fun fact: Did you know that the Japanese visual novel known as Muv-Luv[e] was first made available on Windows on February 28, 2003 as a game intended for adults and was produced by âge, a division of Avex Pictures.

Watch the official trailer for the second season below.

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