A third season for the Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou (Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest) anime series was announced at the Maboroshi no Bouken to Kiseki no Kaigou (Phantom Adventure and Miraculous Encounter) original video anime’s advance screening and talk show event on Saturday. The event also revealed the main staff and a teaser visual (pictured).
The lead staff from the previous seasons are returning for the third season at animation studio asread. The main cast are also reprising their roles.
Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou adapts Ryou Shirakome‘s adventure fantasy novel, which he originally posted on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website in November 2013. Overlap began releasing the novel with illustrations by TakayaKi in June 2015 and shipped the 12th volume on January 25. The light novel has a cumulative 5 million copies of its volumes in circulation.
The 13 episode-first season, produced by asread. and White Fox, premiered in Summer 2019. The second season, co-produced by asread. and studio MOTHER, aired in 12 episodes in Winter 2022. The Maboroshi no Bouken to Kiseki no Kaigou original video anime will ship with the 13th novel volume on September 25.
Funimation simulcast both seasons with subtitles and subsequently with an English dub. The company also released the first season on home video in September 2020.
J-Novel Club licensed the light novel for digital release in February 2017 and published the 12th e-book volume on June 23. Seven Seas Entertainment licensed both the light novel and its manga adaptation for physical release last July and September 2017, respectively. The publisher shipped the 11th light novel volume last April and the eighth manga volume on April 12.
Source: Anime! Anime!