Rage of Bahamut: Genesis (神撃のバハムート GENESIS Shingeki no Bahamut Genesis) is a Japanese anime television series produced by MAPPA that is based on the Rage of Bahamut game. The series was directed by Keiichi Sato and written by Keiichi Hasegawa, featuring character designs by Naoyuki Onda and music by Yoshihiro Ike. The anime aired between October 6, 2014 and December 29, 2014 for 12 episodes, and has been licensed for streaming in North America by Funimation. On May 6, 2015, a second season was announced at the series' orchestra concert event. The second season, titled Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul (神撃のバハムート VIRGIN SOUL Shingeki no Bahamut: Virgin Soul), is scheduled to premiere in April 2017.