Sekai Saikyou’s Arifureta Shokugyou will have a third season
On the official site for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by Ryou Shirakome and illustrated by TakayaKi, Arifureta Shokugyou from Sekai Saikyou (Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest), a promotional image was published confirming the production of a third season of the project. The image has not been officially announced (it was found within the site’s archives), so no production details or a release date have been revealed.
Update: The third season was officially announced, including a special promotional video.
The second season premiered during the season of Winter-2022 (January-March) and had a total of twelve episodes (plus an OVA on the first Blu-ray), while the Funimation platform is responsible for its distribution in the West. For its part, Ryou Shirakome publish these light novels with illustrations by Takayaki through the publisher OVERLAP since June 2015. The first season was produced by studios WHITE FOXfeatured thirteen episodes and aired in July 2019.
- Akira Iwanaga (Tegami Bachi, Fukigen na Mononokean) was in charge of directing the second season at the studios Asread In collaboration with Studio MotherLeaving out studies WHITE FOX of this production and replacing Kinji Yoshimotowho directed the first season.
- Shoichi Satō (Corpse Party: Tortured Souls, Minami-ke: Okawari, Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight) was in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- chika kojima (Big Order, Shuffle!, Mirai Nikki) was in charge of character design.
Synopsis for Arifureta Shokugyou by Sekai Saikyou
High school student Hajime Nagumo is bullied by his classmates for dating the school idol, Kaori. When he and the rest of the class are transported to a fantasy world, all of his classmates are given powerful magical abilities, while Hajime only gains basic alchemy magic to transmute solid materials, a common occurrence for blacksmiths. During a dungeon raid, he is betrayed by one of his teammates and thrown to the bottom of the dungeon. Hajime survives the fall and starts creating weapons to escape the dungeon and become stronger. On his way, he meets the vampire Yue, and is later joined by the bunny-eared girl Shea, the perverted dragon Tio, and others.
Font: Official site
(c) Ryo Shirakome, OVERLAP/ARIFURETA Project