The Way of the Househusband Season 2 release date on Netflix in January 2023

Way of the Househusband Season 2 key visual, featuring Miku and Tatsu gathering everything they will need for a camping trip.
Way of the Househusband Season 2 key visual, featuring Miku and Tatsu gathering everything they will need for a camping trip. Pic credit: @NetflixAnime/Twitter

The Way of the Househusband Season 2 release date on Netflix is in January 2023.

On September 25, 2022, the official Twitter account for the anime adaptation of Kousuke Oono’s The Way of the Househusband (Gokushufudou) action, comedy, slice-of-life manga announced that the premiere time frame was in Winter 2023.

Four screenshots hinting at events that will occur in The Way of the Househusband Season 2 were also released.

What is the plot of The Way of the Househusband?

The Way of the Househusband Season 2 screenshot of Tatsu figuring out how to grill a skewer.
The Way of the Househusband Season 2 screenshot of Tatsu figuring out how to grill a skewer. Pic credit: @NetflixAnime/Twitter

The story centers on a Japanese man named Tatsu, who used to be an infamous and feared yakuza boss with the nickname “The Immortal Dragon”. The story begins when Tatsu falls in love and decides to retire from his life of crime to become a househusband in order to support his kyariauman wife, Miku.

Throughout the story, Tatsu’s banal domestic lifestyle and work as a househusband come into conflict with his intimidating personality, appearance, and frequent run-ins with his former yakuza associates, who don’t appear to understand his change in lifestyle, never mind the dangerous rivals. Luckily, Miku isn’t the delicate flower she at first appears to be and steps up when needed to help Tatsu battle his past.

You can watch a trailer for The Way of the Househusband Season 2 here:

The Way of the Househusband Season 2 trailer.

Who are the members of the production team?

The Way of the Househusband Season 2 screenshot featuring Tatsu's former yakuza associate Masa.
The Way of the Househusband Season 2 screenshot featuring Tatsu’s former yakuza associate Masa. Pic credit: @NetflixAnime/Twitter

The Way of the Househusband Season 2 production team members include:

  • Original Creator – Kousuke Oono
  • Director – Chiaki Kon
  • Animation – J.C. Staff
  • Scriptwriter – Susumu Yamakawa
  • Director of Photography – Yurina Yagi
  • Key Animation – Akito Fujiwara
  • Photography – Yurina Yagi

Who are the main returning cast members?

The Way of the Househusband Season 2 screenshot of the yakuza Torajirou.
The Way of the Househusband Season 2 screenshot of the yakuza Torajirou. Pic credit: @NetflixAnime/Twitter

The Way of the Househusband Season 2 cast members include:

  • Kenjiro Tsuda – Tatsu
  • Atsuko Tanaka – Hibari Torii
  • Houchu Ohtsuka – Former Yakuza Boss
  • Junichi Yanagita – Policeman 2
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu – Masa
  • M.A.O – Gin (the cat)
  • Masashi Nogawa – Policeman 1
  • Shizuka Itou – Miku
  • Yoshimasa Hosoya – Torajirou

Where can I read the manga and watch the anime?

The Way of the Househusband is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kousuke Oono. The manga was published in the online manga magazine Kurage Bunch as a five-chapter limited series from February 23 to March 23, 2018. The Way of the Househusband gained enough popularity that it was officially serialized on May 18, 2018. Its chapters have been collected into ten tankobon volumes by Shinchosha.

The manga’s English version has been licensed by Viz Media for release in North America, and the first volume was published in September 2019.

On April 8, 2021, the anime TV series was released and the second part of the series was released on October 7, 2021, on Netflix. The opening theme “Shufu no Michi” (The Path of the Househusband) and the ending theme song “Gokushufukaidou” (The Highway of the Househusband) are both performed by Uchikubigokumon-Doukoukai.

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