Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 – 13 releases finale synopsis, screenshots, and trailer PV

Made in Abyss Season 2 finale screenshot, featuring an injured Faputa in her "final form".
Made in Abyss Season 2 finale screenshot, featuring an injured Faputa in her “final form”. Pic credit: @miabyss.com

The Made In Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 release date is at 2:30 PM EST on September 28, 2022. 

The official website for the anime adaptation of Akihito Tsukushi’s Made in Abyss sci-fi, adventure, dark fantasy manga released a synopsis of the upcoming finale for the second season. The Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 and 13 trailer PV and screenshots highlight some of the exciting events which will occur.

Made in Abyss Season 2’s finale will be a double episode (the first season also ended with a double episode). Fans have been hungry for more Made in Abyss since there was no new episode last week, and we were left with Faputa trying to decide her own value and trying to determine what her wish/desire is.

The upcoming episode is titled “Gold” – which could be a reference to the golden wish-granting eggs, or “cradles of desire”.

What is the plot of Made in Abyss “Gold”?

Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 screenshot, featuring Rika and the others escaping the Hollow Village.
Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 screenshot, featuring Rika and the others escaping the Hollow Village. Pic credit: @miabyss.com

The episode begins with Riko, Reg, and Nanachi evacuating with Magickaja and the others through the collapsing Hollow Village.

On their way out they end up stumbling upon a prone Wazukyan, who is unable to move due to over-using his powers. Wazukyan takes that opportunity to question Riko whether or not she is happy she came there and then explains what he wishes to accomplish.

Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 screenshot, featuring Rika using her white whistle Prushka.
Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 screenshot, featuring Rika using her white whistle Prushka. Pic credit: @miabyss.com

From the screenshots, we can deduce that Riko comes to a decision to fight using the power of her white whistle Prushka.

Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 screenshot, featuring power-upped Reg, ready for battle.
Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 screenshot, featuring power-upped Reg, ready for battle. Pic credit: @miabyss.com

After Riko uses Prushka, Reg appears to heal from his injuries and gets a power-up. Who will Reg be fighting? Faputa? Or the monsters that stand in their way?

Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12, screenshot, featuring Fapuba remembering her time with her robot protector Gaburoon.
A Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 screenshot featuring Fapuba remembering her time with her robot protector Gaburoon. Pic credit: @miabyss.com

Meanwhile, Faputa is dealing with the emotional aftermath of having been exposed to the memories of her mother and her friends’ adventure through the Abyss. She continues to think about what her true value is and what her real wish is.

Faputa is forced to battle against the creatures that attack the village because if they steal away her prey, aka the villagers, then she will lose her purpose and no longer have any value.

Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 screenshot, featuring a crying Vueko.
Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 screenshot, featuring a crying Vueko. Pic credit: @miabyss.com

The final screenshot shows a crying Vueko cradling something to her chest – a dead child? A newborn child? It’s hard to say if this is something Faputa is remembering from the past or how the episode might end.

A short clip from Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12 has been leaked and can be seen here:

Clip of Made in Abyss Season 2 Episode 12.

Where can I read the manga?

Akihito Tsukushi launched the manga Made in Abyss in Takeshobo’s digital publication Web Comic Gamma in 2012 and its chapters have been collected into 11 tankobon volumes.

The story centers on a young girl named Riko, whose mother was a famous explorer. She teams up with a humanoid robot Reg, in order to descend into the “Abyss” with him in order to find her missing mother. But the Abyss is no ordinary place and the deeper one goes one is subjected to a curse that prevents them from ascending back to the surface ever again.

Where can I watch the anime?

From July to September 2017, an anime TV series adaptation by Kinema Citrus aired in Japan. Made in Abyss Season 1 has been licensed by Sentai Filmworks, which has streamed it on Amazon’s Anime Strike service in the U.S. and on HIDIVE. The anime’s English dub has been made available for home video by Sentai Filmworks.

In January 2020, a film inspired by the anime titled Dawn of the Deep Soul premiered in Japan. In July 2022, a second season titled Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun premiered in Japan and is currently streaming on HIDIVE.

Are you enjoying Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun? What do you think Riko’s decision will be? Will she decide to become a cradle of desire and grant everyone wishes? Or will she decide to fight so that she can continue her journey deeper into the Abyss? What will Faputa decide her true desire is? How will her wish affect what happens to everyone in the Hollow Village? Let us know in the comment section below!

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