Third Season of KonoSuba Set for April 2024

December 28, 2023

KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!“, the acclaimed anime series, is preparing for the launch of its highly anticipated third season in April 2024. This announcement has generated great excitement among fans of the series, who have followed the adventures of Kazuma and his group through two television seasons, a movie, and several OVAs.

This new season promises to continue the unique and humorous story that has characterized “KonoSuba“. Based on the light novels written by Natsume Akatsuki, the plot follows Kazuma Satou, a young otaku and hikikomori, who, after a ridiculous and fatal accident, meets a goddess in the afterlife. She offers him a second chance at life in a world of magic and swords, leading to a series of funny and often absurd adventures.

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The newly released trailer reveals that the third season, like its predecessors, will be full of humor, adventure, and the distinctive dysfunctional characters fans have come to love. The series has been praised for its unique take on the isekai genre, combining comedy elements with a fantasy narrative, and this new season seems to continue that trend.

Regarding production, there are significant changes. While Studio Deen handled the animation for the previous seasons and J.C. Staff for the movie, Studio Drive, known for their work on the spin-off “KonoSuba: An Explosion on This Wonderful World!“, is taking over the animation for this third season. This could suggest a slightly different approach in terms of visual style and animation, while maintaining the essence that has made “KonoSuba” a success.

The direction also sees a change, with Takaomi Kanasaki acting as chief director and Yujiro Abe taking the helm as the main director. Makoto Uezu returns as the series composer, ensuring the continuity of the witty script that has been a pillar of “KonoSuba“. Koichi Kikuta and Masato Koda also return as character designer and music composer, respectively, ensuring that the visual and auditory aspects of the series maintain their quality.

As for the voice cast, the series will feature the return of its main actors, including Sora Amamiya as Aqua, Jun Fukushima as Kazuma, Rie Takahashi as Megumin, and Ai Kayano as Darkness. In addition, new talents join the cast, adding freshness to the series and expanding the universe of “KonoSuba“.

The series of light novels began as a web publication on Shousetsuka ni Narou in 2012 and was quickly picked up by the publisher Kadokawa Shoten, becoming a printed series with illustrations by Kurone Mishima. Since its inception, “KonoSuba” has gained a massive following, not only in Japan but also internationally, thanks to its translation and distribution in various languages.

With the manga adaptation by Masahito Watari and several spin-offs, the universe of “KonoSuba” has expanded significantly, offering fans a variety of ways to enjoy this unique story. The franchise has also inspired several video games, allowing fans to interact more deeply with the world and characters of “KonoSuba“.

The third season of “KonoSuba” promises to be a significant milestone in the series, continuing its tradition of comedy and adventure in a fantasy world. With its release in April 2024, fans are eager to see what new comic situations and challenges Kazuma and his group will face in this upcoming installment.

Now tell us, are you looking forward to the premiere of the third season of “KonoSuba” as much as we are? Let us know in the comments what your favorite moments from the series have been. Come on, we’ll be reading! 🙂

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