Tokyo Vice is a criminal spine-chiller developed by J.T. Rogers based on Jake Adelstein’s 2009 book of the same name, which debuted on HBO Max on April 7, 2022. The series has been well received by the audience and pundits, with the review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes reporting an 85% approval rating with an average rating of 7.6/10, based on 40 critical reviews.
The website’s critics’ consensus reads, “Tokyo Vice‘s protagonist is its least interesting element, but the intrigue of Japan’s underworld and the verisimilitude of its setting make for a seductive slice of neon-noir.”
Will there be a second season of Tokyo Vice?
Yes, it’s official that HBO Max has renewed Tokyo Vice for a 2nd season. The series got renewed for a 2nd season in June 2022.
Additionally, the official Twitter account of HBO Max Nordic likewise affirmed the news to the fans by sharing the renewal update and citing, “Before and after hearing #TokyoVice has been renewed for season 2!”
As indicated by Deadline, Sarah Aubrey, head of Original Content at HBO Max, likewise shared the news expressing, “We could not be more excited to bring the passionate fans of the show another season to continue this intriguing and suspenseful crime story set in one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities in the world.”
“Writing and then making the first season of Tokyo Vice with this remarkable group of artists was a matchless experience,” added Rogers in a statement. “So I’m over the moon that we get to keep going. I can’t wait to get back to work in Tokyo with our brilliant cast and crew. Stay tuned: there are twists and turns in the tale to come.”
Take a look at some fans’ reactions to the renewal
@TokyoViceHBOMax this show is awesome 👏🏾 can’t wait for season 2— davis j faumuina (@davisfaumuina1) June 10, 2022
Tokyo Vice Season 2 Release Date
Tokyo Vice Season 2 is yet to get an exact release date, as the production status of the series is yet to determine the specific timing and schedule it will take to finish the series on time and how the post-production aspects will determine the estimated time span required by the creators to give the expected release date for the forthcoming season.
Tokyo Vice Season 2 Plot
Tokyo Vice Season 2 is expected to proceed with the story in terms of characters and plotlines for another season beginning from this precise moment of the finale episode to pick any potential loopholes and cliffhangers. Each of the past episodes have set the tone for the season, which will develop and expand in manners that will entice viewers to watch the show.
Tokyo Vice Season 2 Cast
The main cast of the series includes the following:
- Ansel Elgort as Jake Adelstein, an American journalist from Missouri who moves to Tokyo
- Ken Watanabe as Hiroto Katagiri, a detective in the organized crime division
- Rachel Keller as Samantha Porter, an American expatriate living in Tokyo who makes her living as a hostess in the Onyx Club of the Kabukicho district
- Hideaki Itō as Jin Miyamoto, a vice squad detective
- Show Kasamatsu as Sato, a Yakuza enforcer
- Ella Rumpf as Polina, an Eastern European migrant, and a struggling new hostess at the Onyx Club with Samantha.
- Rinko Kikuchi as Emi Maruyama, Adelstein’s supervisor
- Tomohisa Yamashita as Akira, Polina’s boyfriend who works at a Host Club
Is there any trailer for Tokyo Vice Season 2?
No, HBO Max has yet to release an official teaser or trailer for Tokyo Vice Season 2.
Where can you stream Tokyo Vice Season 2?
Tokyo Vice Season 2, when available to stream, will only be available on HBO Max as it is an exclusive series developed for the digital streaming stage. Also, every one of the episodes of Season 1 are presently available to stream on the platform.