Fans of Chinese animation in the West should be excited because The Daily Life of the Immortal King is now on Funimation. The popular donghua from Bilibili is joining the ranks of Heaven Official’s Blessing, LINK CLICK, The Defective, and Drowning Sorrows in Raging Fire in the growing archives of Chinese anime in Funimation.
This is a perfect opportunity since The Daily Life of the Immortal King Season 2 has just premiered last October 30, 2021. With the release of its 2nd season, Funimation had added the entire 1st season of the donghua, and the 2nd season will be released simultaneously along with its official Chinese weekly releases every Saturday on bilibili.
The Chinese anime was first released on January 18, 2020 on bilibili and is one of the most popular donghua of the year among fans outside of China. It was animated by StudioLAN and Haoliners Animation League with bilibili as the producer and official streaming platform.
The Daily Life of the Immortal King donghua is adapted from the Chinese novel of the same name, Xian Wang de Richang Shenghuo by author Kuxuan.
As a cultivation genius who has achieved a new realm every two years since he was a year old, Wang Ling is a near-invincible existence with prowess far beyond his control. But now that he’s sixteen, he faces his greatest battle yet – Senior High School. With one challenge after another popping up, his plans for a low-key high school life seem further and further away…Source: Novel Updates
In June 2021, the donghua had been also added as one of the new Chinese anime on Netflix along with The Legend of Exorcism (Tian Bao Fuyao Lu), both series are among the 2020 lineup of bilibili.