Beastars is a fantasy drama manga series written and illustrated by Paru Itagaki. The manga received an anime adaptation in the fall of 2019. Beastars anime has been considered a hit, according to MAL Top 10000. So, if you liked the anime and can’t wait for the next season, you could continue the story in the manga.
The 12-episode season one of Beastars anime covered the first 48 chapters, and the 12 -episode season two covered up to chapter 98 of the manga. Therefore, you can start reading the manga from chapter 99, titled A Leader with a Black Mane, volume 12 of the Japanese and English-translated versions.
Itagaki launched the Beastars as a manga series and later serialized the manga in the Weekly Shounen Champion. Since then, the manga has been compiled into 22 volumes.
The first season of the anime, animated by Orange, aired on Fuji TV’s +Ultra from October 10 to December 26, 2019. The anime’s second season, also animated by Orange, aired from January 7 to March 25, 2021.
VIZ began publishing the series in English in 2019 with this synopsis: One night at Cherryton Academy, an herbivore student is brutally murdered. Among the members of the Drama Club, the herbivores’ suspicions naturally turn to their carnivore classmates. The prime suspect? Gray wolf Legoshi but he wouldn’t hurt a fly. Or would he? Will dwarf rabbit Haru bring out the beast in him? Or are his feelings for her something else?