Cells at Work! Code Black: Muse Asia to Stream the Spin-off Series

In a previous post, I briefly explained:

What medical conditions you can expect in the upcoming Cells at Work Season 2.

When Cells at work, season 2 will release.

A new teaser trailer of the upcoming season.

And expected plot & cast members of the show. Even that wasn’t enough, here’s another post to get the latest update on the digital release of upcoming medical-comedy anime.

Now, let’s get straight to the latest update:

Cells at Work Season 2 Production Work

Kenichi Suzuki directed cells at Work season 1 & the upcoming season is directed by the creator of Black Butler Season 2 & Null & Peta season 1, Hirofumi Ogura.

Like season 2, Cells at Work season 2 is produced at David Production & to write & oversee its script, and the makers have once again called out Yuuko Kakihara to make a return for the next season.

Cells at Work Season 2 is expected to feature a returning cast with Nayuko & Kenichiro composing the music & Takahiko Yoshida returning as a character designer to the anime show.

Cells at work Expected Storyline

This year in September month, David production released an anime film titled Hataraku Saibō!!” Saikyō no Teki, Futatabi. Karada no Naka wa “Chō” Ōsawagi!. Now, in 2021, the second season will follow the storyline of Volume 5 of the original manga series.

Apart from this, a spin-off anime television series is also scheduled to premiere in 2021 as Cells at Work! Code Black.

Cells at Work! Code Black

The spin-off series Cells at Work! Code Black will feature a completely separate staff & cast from the original cells at work season 2.

The first television episode of the spin-off series is all set to release sometime on January 9, 2021. The anime show will air on Tokyo MX, YTV, HBC, RKB. Its online streaming rights are licensed to Aniplex of America & Muse Communication for North America & Southeast Asia release.

Cells at Work Characters

Red Blood Cell

A red blood cell who has just started her job, delivering oxygen, carbon dioxide and different nutrients all over the body. She meets Neutrophil when he saves her from an attacking pneumococcus bacterium.

She is clumsy and gets lost often, but is determined to perform to the best of her ability. It is later revealed that she had encountered Neutrophil when they were younger, after he saved her from a bacterium.

White Blood Cell

A type of white blood cell, whose job is to kill pathogens infecting the body. Despite his violent and ruthless occupation, he’s quite soft-spoken and gentle.

When he was still in school as a young cell, he saved AE3803 from a bacterium after she got lost in a training exercise.

Killer T Cell

A type of white blood cell that recognizes and kills various foreign matter and unhealthy cells. He is aggressive, cocky and rowdy, brutally taking pleasure in slaughtering pathogens and unhealthy cells.

He especially looks down on white blood cells forming relationships with non-white blood cells, like Neutrophil’s close friendship with Red Blood Cell.

He is the sergeant of the Killer T Cells and is a harsh teacher to his students, the Naive T Cells. He has negative relationships with Helper T Cell and NK Cell, the former being his superior in the Killer T Division.

In his youth, he was considered to be weak like the rest of the young T Cells, being only able to survive and complete training through the help of Helper T Cell, which at least made him stronger.

Naive T Cell

A rookie T Cell who is too frightened to fight invasive microorganisms, until Dendritic Cell helps him transform into Effector T Cell. He and his kind are the students of Killer T Cell, from whom they receive harsh treatment and austere training.

Eosinophil

A type of white blood cell who is acquainted with White Blood Cell since they grew up in the same bone marrow.

She feels inferior to the other immune cells because of her inability to fight off bacteria and viruses, but she shows her true worth by killing a parasitic Anisakis when the other cells could not. She handles a bident as her weapon of choice.

Muse Asia acquires license for SouthEast Asia Release.

By the end of last month, Muse Asia made an official announcement that they’ve acquired the license of Cells at Work Season 2. Based on Akane Shimizu’s Cells at Work manga series, the second season is all set to premiere in the first month of 2021.

Along with it, a spin-off series titled Cells at Work! Code Black is scheduled to release on January 9, 2021.

For the official release of the first season of the upcoming spin-off series, Aniplex of America has already acquired the rights to stream the series in North America & Muse Communication has acquired the license to release the anime in South East Asian countries.

As for season 2 of the original anime series Cells at Work, Madman Entertainment has acquired the license of Australian Continent. Aniplex of Ameria acquired streaming rights for the North American region & Mass Communication for South-East Asian countries. We got to know about all this through a story on Muse Asia’s Instagram account.

Cells at Work Code Black Trailer

As of now, the Japanese animation studio Liden Film has released two trailers of the upcoming Cells at Work Code Black series. And you can watch both the trailers from below.

Cells at Work Code Black Trailer:

Cells at Work Code Black Trailer 2:

How were the two trailers? Which one did you like the most? Do let me know in the comments section given below.

Final Thoughts

That’s all for now. As the days are passing, we’re getting closer to the scheduled release date of January 9, 2021.

What do you will happen in Cells at Work! Code Black? Will it be as successful as its original adaption? Share your thoughts on this via the comments section given below.

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