Based on Ryo Kurosawa’s manga, ‘Kingyo Tama’, ‘Fishbowl Wives’ is a Japanese drama TV show on Netflix. Is Fishbowl Wives season 2 coming back? Let’s see!
The story follows six women who share a luxury apartment tower. They find love after overcoming some challenges in their marriage. They are confronted with society’s objections because of their actions. They must decide whether they want to keep their marriage or go after their hearts desire.
Season 1 of ‘Fishbowl Wives” was highly acclaimed by viewers because it depicted realistically marital and adultery problems. Both critics and viewers were impressed by the rich performances of cast members and the engaging storyline.
They are curious to find out if there is a season 2.
This is all we know so far.
Fishbowl Wives Season 2 Release Date
Netflix released the first season of ‘Fishbowl Wives’ on February 14, 2022. There are eight episodes, each lasting between 38 and 51 minutes.
Here’s what we know about season 2. Netflix has not yet made any announcements regarding the show’s future updates. The popularity of the first season suggests that the series will be back at least for one more season. The drama is also based on a manga novel with multiple volumes. There are many sources that could be used to continue the story.
A number of other Japanese TV series that were adapted from manga have also returned for more than one seasons, including ‘Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories’ and ‘Kakegurui’. Therefore, it is possible that the Netflix show will return for a second season.
All these factors being considered, Netflix is likely to confirm the second season within the next few months. The development of the story by the writers and the production time will determine how long it takes to wait. If all goes well, season 2 of ‘Fishbowl Wives’ will be available in Q2 2023.
Fishbowl Wives Season 2 Cast
Season 2 will likely see Ryoko Shinohara (Takuya) and TakanoriIwata return to their roles of protagonist Sakura and Haruto, respectively. Masanobu Ando (Takuya), Kyoko Hasegawa (Yuriha), Hidekazu Mashima (Momoki), Shizuka Nakamura (Yuka) and Saori Seto (Noriko) may also return.
Atsuhiro Ishii (Sota), Anna Ishii(Saya), Wakana Matsumoto, Hisako (Hisako) and Yuki Kubota (“Jun”) may not be returning to the cast as their characters stories seem to have ended. As more characters are expected to be introduced, the possible second season might see some new cast members.
Fishbowl Wives Season 2: What is It About?
Season 1: Sakura was abused by Takuya, her husband. She feels trapped in her marriage and begins to feel happy with Haruto. However, Sota’s marriage to Saya was affected by his alcoholism. She found comfort in Takuya, and had a brief sexual encounter. Yuriha also felt that her husband was more important than her mother and started to feel unappreciated in her home. Momoki, a contractor renovating her home, is an unlikely friend. They share their miseries and find common ground.
Yuka’s husband refuses Yuka to have a child so Yuka meets Jun, his ex-girlfriend. Noriko’s husband makes it impossible for her to have a relationship with Tsuta her co-worker, but she finds him to be more understanding than he is. Hisako’s young son confronts her about her secret relationship to Baba. After many obstacles, Takuya & Sakura finally admit to their marital problems and decide to divorce. Despite their split, she assists him when his salon closes because of financial difficulties and has one final emotional encounter with Haruto.
Six women’s lives are transformed after a two year time jump at the end of the season. Yuka is now three months pregnant, but she isn’t sure who her baby’s father might be. Yuriha continues to meet Momoki in secret, while Noriko’s husband regrets leaving her for Tsuta. Sakura and Haruto get along fine, but they miss each other very deeply. Sota and Saya were able to reconcile and reunite, much like before their problems. Hisako also ends her relationship with Baba and finds happiness with her husband and son once more.
The second season could pick up from season 1. It will explore whether fate chose to reunite Sakura with Haruto. It will be revealed who the father of baby Yuka is and whether Noriko forgives her husband. Yuriha’s and Momoki’s tragic affair could also be revealed as it was revealed to her mother-in-law and husband. If the show returns for round 2, new characters may have their own secrets.
Trailer for Fishbowl Wives Season 2.
We have provided a trailer for Season 2 of Fishbowl Wives Season 2 from Netflix. Enjoy!