‘Konosuba’ Season 3: anime a spin-off developed by the same creative team

'Konosuba' Season 3

The wait between seasons of our favorite series can take forever, and fans of ‘Konosuba’ have heaven won by the huge hiatus that has occurred after the end of the second season of the anime.

It had already been announced for a few days, but it has been confirmed that ‘Konosuba: An Explosion on This Wonderful World‘ will return with a third season. Of course, the announcement has come with the unexpected surprise that the spin-off novels ‘Konosuba: An Explosion on This Wonderful World’ will also have their own anime adaptation.

New animation studio, but same creative team

Konosuba Season 3 Release Date Revealed!
Konosuba Season 3 Release Date

The anime’s first two seasons (which can be seen on Netflix) were developed by Studio Deen, with J.C. The staff was animating the 2019 film. Development of the anime series has changed hands again and this time from Studio Drive they will be in charge of animating the season 3.

This anime studio has been involved in several powerful series in recent years, mainly supporting anime such as ‘Kimetsu no Yaiba‘ and ‘Ranking of Kings’. Studio Drive has several exciting projects ahead of it, including the adaptation of Junji Ito’s ‘Uzumaki’ and ‘To Your Eternity’ Season 2, both premiering this fall.

Although studies have changed, the third season of “Konosuba” is part of the creative team of the previous installments. Takaomi Kanasaki became the executive director of the series, with Yujiro Abe joining the team as the anime’s new chief director. Makoto Uezu is returning as composer for the soundtrack, and Koichi Kikuta will once again be in charge of character design.

The main cast is also expected to return, and it has already been confirmed that Jun Fukushima will return as Kazuma, Sora Amamiya as Aqua, Rie Takahashi as Megumin, and Ai Kayano as Darkness.

‘Konosuba’ Season 3 spin-off in sight

The same creative team will also produce the adaptation of ‘Konosuba: An Explosion on This Wonderful World’, which will star Megumin and focus on her own adventures.

There are still not too many details about the third season or the new series, so it should be aimed at a premiere in 2023 at the earliest. It is also not known for sure if the movie ‘KonoSuba!: Legend of Crimson’ will be considered canon for continuity. of the story or the third season will continue directly after the end of the second season.

‘Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!’, usually shortened to just ‘Konosuba’ is based on the light novels by Natsume Akatsuki illustrated by Kurone Mishina. The series centers on Kazuma Satō, a very reclusive boy who dies trying to save himself from being run over. However, he awakens in a fantasy world much like an online video game where he teams up with a paladin, an archmage, and a beautiful goddess named Aqua to defeat a demon king.

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