Horimiya: The Missing Pieces (Japanese title: Horimiya: Pieces) isn’t really a sequel. Instead of continuing the story, it will simply adapt the parts of the manga that Season 1 missed. Hence the name “The Missing Pieces.” But hey, any new Horimiya content is welcome, right? If you’re excited about it, this Horimiya: The Missing Pieces episodes guide will help you prepare for each episode’s arrival.
Unfortunately for people waiting for an actual sequel, a true Horimiya: Season 2 seems unlikely. The manga already ended, and the anime covered it from start to finish, with some skipped parts in the middle. The anime producers have to wait for Hero, the writer of the manga, to make a sequel manga. Otherwise, it seems that Hori and Miyamura’s story has reached a happy ending.
Horimiya: The Missing Pieces Episodes Release Dates
Horimiya: The Missing Pieces episodes will come out every Saturday starting July 1, 2023. Sunday, for those living in Australian Central Standard Time (ACST). For the sake of consistency, this list will only include the Saturday dates.
Episode 1: The Journey Begins – July 1st, 2023 Episode 2: Cooking Class – July 8th, 2023 Episode 3: Sports Day – July 15th, 2023 Episode 4: Hori Kotatsu – July 22nd, 2023 Episode 5: Iura – July 29th, 2023 Episode 6: Sleepover – August 5th, 2023 Episode 7: Friends – August 12th, 2023 Episode 8: Yanagi-kun – August 19th, 2023 Episode 9: Teacher – August 26th, 2023 Episode 10: TBA – September 2nd, 2023 Episode 11: TBA – September 9th, 2023 Episode 12: TBA – September 16th, 2023 Episode 13: TBA – September 23rd, 2023
While short seasonal anime like Horimiya: Season 2 usually run smoothly, that may not be the case this time. On the news link above, they put out a disclaimer saying that the scheduled release dates and times may change. They claim it is due to “organizational reasons.” Hopefully, no breaks occur, but there’s no way to say for sure.
Horimiya: The Missing Pieces Release Times (Per Timezone)
It takes about an hour before a newly released episode reaches simulcasting services like Crunchyroll. With that in mind, here’s a list of the Horimiya: The Missing Pieces episode release times for several timezones.
JST – 11:30 PM (Saturday) ACDT – 1:00 AM (Sunday) PT – 8:30 AM (Saturday) CT – 10:30 AM (Saturday) ET – 11:30 AM (Saturday) GMT – 3:30 PM (Saturday) IST – 9:00 PM (Saturday)
Again, the release times are subject to change. It’s very rare for anime release times to suddenly change though. Usually, episodes are only delayed for a few minutes, but since they did put out a warning, it could happen.
Where To Watch Horimiya: The Missing Pieces
For now, the only streaming service confirmed to receive Horimiya: The Missing Pieces is Crunchyroll. Season 1 is also available on Funimation, Netflix, Bilibili, and several other services. Hopefully, Horimiya: The Missing Pieces gets the same treatment upon release or shortly after.
If you don’t mind waiting, you can also get it on DVD and Blu-ray. Like the first season, the Blu-ray will arrive in seven separate volumes, with every volume having 1-2 episodes each. Volume 1 is scheduled to release on October 30, 2023.
Horimiya: The Missing Pieces might not be the sequel people were initially hoping for, but it’ll probably still be a quality romance anime. If you want more from the romance genre, here are some of the best romance anime you can find.
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