The official website of Shueisha revealed that SPY x FAMILY CODE: White anime film will be getting a novel adaptation penned by Aya Yajima. She had also previously written the SPY×FAMILY: Family Portrait novel.
The novel adaptation is scheduled to release on the same day as the film’s premiere in Japan, i.e., Dec 22, 2023.
Shueisha describes the plot of the novel adaptation as:
“Lloyd Forger, a.k.a. Twilight, a talented intelligence agent, receives an order to change his assignment for an ongoing operation called “Strix”.
Meanwhile, a cooking competition is being held at Eden School, where the winner is rumored to be awarded a “star”. In order to keep Operation Strix in charge, and thus to protect world peace, Lloyd proposes to Anya that they make a traditional pastry favored by the principal, who is also the head of the judging committee.
The Forger family decides to go to Frigis, the home of “meremere”.
Meanwhile, Yor witnesses a suspicious scene between Lloyd and a mysterious woman. A family trip with uneasiness begins. During the trip, Anya discovers a suspicious trunk case on the train. Inside it, for some reason, was a box of chocolates …….
Anya inadvertently swallows it, but the chocolate hides a secret that could shake the world ……!“
SPY x FAMILY CODE: White anime film will release in Japan on Dec 22, 2023.
The movie will be an anime original, with Ichiro Okouchi working on the script.
Takashi Katagiri will serve as the director of the movie, with Kazuhiro Furuhashi supervising the animation.
Crunchyroll had previously announced that they will be releasing the upcoming SPY x FAMILY CODE: White anime film worldwide in collaboration with Sony Pictures in 2024.
The film will be released in select theatres in North America, Latin America, Australia/New Zeleand and select countries in Europe, which includes Austria, Benelux, France, Germany, Italy, the Nordics, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.
Spy x Family season 2 started airing on Oct 7, 2023.
Spy x Family season 1 cour 1, produced by Wit Studio and CloverWorks, premiered on TV Tokyo and its affiliate stations in April 2022, and was licensed by Muse Communication in Asia and Crunchyroll worldwide.
Cour 2 of the anime started airing in Oct 1, 2022.
Spy × Family is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tatsuya Endo. The series has been serialized biweekly on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ application and website since March 2019, with the chapters collected in eleven tankobon volumes as of April 2023. It was licensed in North America by Viz Media.
As of March 2023, Spy × Family had over 30 million copies in circulation, making it one of the best-selling manga series.