A few months ago, it was announced that Re: Zero, one of the most highly acclaimed and renowned isekai anime series, would be receiving a much-anticipated third season. Finally, new information has been revealed.
The second season of the anime was split into two cours, airing consecutively from July 8, 2020, to March 24, 2021. With the conclusion of this thrilling season, fans have been eagerly anticipating the release of new content.
The long-awaited moment for fans arrived, with the recent announcement of the highly anticipated third season of Re: Zero. Fans’ patience was rewarded when the debut of the third season was confirmed with a captivating key visual in March 2023.
Adding to the excitement, on July 23rd, 2023, a new key visual was unveiled during the MF Bunko festival stream.
The new key visual for the third season of Re: Zero showcases the characters (From left to right) Felt, Anastasia Hoshin, Priscilla Barielle, Emilia, and Crusch Karsten. All of the political candidates of their respective kingdoms are standing in the ruins of a particular kingdom.
Currently, there is no release date for the third season of the Re Zero anime series. The trailer for the third season will most likely release soon.
The plot of The Third Season of Re: Zero?
The third season of Re: Zero will adapt the 5th arc of the light novel series. The 5th arc begins from volume 16 and lasts till volume 20. The 5th arc is the second-longest arc in Re: Zero series.
The arc is called ‘Stars That Engrave History,’ depicting a chaotic and deadly visit to Priestella. The 5th arc takes place after a year of the events of arc 4 (season 2.)
The 5th arc of Re: Zero will focus on a total war breaking out between the Archbishops and the knights of the kingdoms.
This arc will contain the final and ultimate showdown between Subaru, Emilia, and Reinhardt against the most potent Archbishop, Regulus Corneas, and his companions.
About Re: Zero
Re: Zero is an awarding winning light novel series written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shinichirou Ootsuka. The light novel began publishing in 2014 under the imprint of the Kadokawa corporation called MF Bunko.
Before the publishing of the light novel, there was a free-to-read web novel version of Re: Zero, which got critical acclaim and was licensed by the publisher Kadokawa. The web novel version is still being published regularly alongside the light novel.
In 2015, Studio White Fox, previously known for the critically acclaimed anime ‘Akame Ga Kill’ announced that it would be picking up Re: Zero for an anime adaptation. The anime aired in 2016 and was critically acclaimed by fans and critics alike.