The North American anime distributor Media Blasters confirmed with ANN that its Bakuman. licence includes the second season of the anime. Media Blasters announced on Tuesday that it had acquired Bakuman. Media Blasters’ AnimeWorks label will start releasing the anime on DVD this November with the first seven episodes and an English dub.
The second season is scheduled to begin airing in Japan this fall. The new season was first announced in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine last December.