Leaks surrounding Re:Zero anime have been taking social media by storm, ahead of the its panel in this year’s Anime Japan, which will take place on March 25, 2023.
According to the leaks, the upcoming volume 33 of the light novel written by Tappei Nagatsuki officially confirms that Re:Zero season 3 is currently in production. The new season will cover the events of arc 5.
Re:Zero season 3 announcement is coming three years after season 2 of the anime aired. As per the leaks on Weibo, the new season will air in 2023, if it faces no delays.
Volume 33 will release on March 29, 2023.
In addition to to this, it also confirms that Re: Zero‘s Arc 5 will be getting a manga adaptation.
However, official confirmation regarding these new announcements will only be made during its Anime Japan 2023 panel. The panel will consist of the main cast members of the anime.
Season 1 of the anime adaptation, produced by White Fox, aired from April to September 2016, starting with an hour-long special. The first of two OVA based on the series was released in October 2018, and the second OVA was released in November 2019.
A second season aired in a split-cour format, with the first half airing from July to September 2020, and the second half airing from January to March 2021.
Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World is a Japanese light novel series written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shin’ichiro Otsuka. The series was initially serialized on the website Shosetsuka ni Naro from 2012 onwards. Thirty-two light novels, as well as five side story volumes and eight short story collections have been published by Media Factory under their MF Bunko J imprint.
The series’ first three arcs have been adapted into separate manga series. The first, by Daichi Matsue, was published between June 2014 and March 2015. The second, by Makoto Fugetsu, has been published by Square Enix since October 2014. Matsue launched the third adaptation, also published by Media Factory, in May 2015. Additionally, Media Factory has published two anthology manga with stories by different artists.