NHK has announced that the second season of the anime adaptation of Hikaru Kachiki’s Baby Steps manga will premiere on its educational channel E Tele (NHK E) at 17:30 (JST) on April 5, 2015. All of the production staff members, including director Masahiko Murata, are working on the second season. The 25-episode first season, which was also produced by Studio Pierrot, aired on the station from April to September 2014.
The manga has been serialized serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine since October 2007, and the latest 33rd tankobon volume was released in Japan in November 2014. As of April 2014, the total print run of the tankobons has reached 5 million.