Certain rumours suggest that there are chances of a second movie happening next
Made in Abyss is an anime series adapted from the manga of the same name which was first published in October 20, 2012. It was written and illustrated by Akihito Tsukushi. It got it’s anime adaptation after Kinema Citrus picked it up and released in July 7, 2017. The show was well received and got two compilation movies and a sequel movie known as Made in Abyss Movie 3: Fukaki Tamashii no Reimei or Dawn of the Deep Soul in January 2020.
After all this, no official announcements regarding season two has been made. Rumour mills suggest that the producers might be aiming for another big screen adaptation but it’s too soon to say any of that. Hopefully, some announcements will be made in early 2021.
As for the story, it is set in the fictional land and revolves around an orphaned young girl named Riko. Riko lives in the Belchero Orphanage located in the town of Orth. The town is situated near a mysterious and deep chasm known as the abyss, and it runs under the town. In the abyss lives an ancient civilization which was believed to have perished ages go. Thinking so, adventurers known as ‘Cave Raiders’ venture deep into the abyss in search of valuable artifacts and other treasures that belonged to the civilization.
While descending into the abyss is dangerous enough, the real peril lies while returning. An ancient curse called “the Curse of the Abyss” activates during ascension. The deeper one goes, the stronger the curse becomes, and very few had returned to tell the tale. Riko’s mother used to be a famed cave raider and it was her dream to follow in her mother’s footsteps. Accompanied with a robot resembling a human boy, Riko goes to the abyss.