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The Cuphead Show season 2 is coming this summer

The Cuphead Show

The second season of The Cuphead Show will hit Netflix when it premieres on August 19th.

Despite it being less than a year since the release of the first season of The Cuphead Show, fans of the game will be able to expect the return of the retro-styled character in but a few short months.

The last season left off after introducing a colorful cast of characters from the game including The Root Pack, Ribby and Croaks, and of course King Dice and The Devil.

Cuphead became a sudden hit from Studio MDHR when it released back in 2017. The developers used traditional “Fleischer” style animation for assets to enhance the game’s authenticity and aesthetic.

The new season was announced on Twitter and a fresh trailer shows us even more bosses that are being added to the show’s cast, like Baroness Von Bon Bon and Captain Brineybeard. You can check out the new trailer for The Cuphead Show here.

Here’s a rundown on the show:

Based on the award-winning video game that smashed onto the scene with a gorgeous retro animation style, THE CUPHEAD SHOW! is a character-driven comedy series following the unique misadventures of loveable, impulsive scamp Cuphead and his cautious but easily swayed brother Mugman. As the two scour their surreal homeworld of the Inkwell Isles in search of fun and adventure, they always have each other’s back. Unless there’s only one cookie left, in which case it’s every cup for himself. THE CUPHEAD SHOW! combines nostalgic delights, side-splitting gags, and a healthy dose of the heebie jeebies—especially when a ridiculously weird nemesis, The Devil himself, arrives on the scene to toy with our heroes.

For King Features, C.J. Kettler will serve as the Executive Producer and Cuphead creators Chad and Jared Moldenhauer will serve as Executive Producers for Studio MDHR. The series will be produced by Netflix Animation and is executive produced by Emmy and Annie Award-winning producer, Dave Wasson (Mickey Mouse Shorts) and co-executive produced by Cosmo Segurson (Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling).

The big post-launch expansion DLC for the original Cuphead game, “The Delicious Last Course,” is set for later this month! The DLC also features Madame Chalice as a playable character.

Cuphead is available for Windows PC, Mac, PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and Tesla. In case you missed it, you can find our review for the game here (we can’t recommend it enough!!)

The first season of The Cuphead Show is available now on Netflix.

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