The Konosuba anime franchise has returned with a new series featuring Megumin’s life before joining Kazuma Sato in the main series. The spin-off, Konosuba: An Explosion on This Wonderful World!, has premiered its official opening theme as part of the Spring 2023 anime schedule. The new series has brought back the franchise in an exciting new way, while fans eagerly await Season 3.
The first episode of Konosuba: An Explosion on This Wonderful World! is now available to stream on Crunchyroll for fans in North America, Central America, South America, Europe (excluding France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Spain), Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS. To celebrate the launch, Crunchyroll has also released a new opening song called “STAY FREE,” performed by Machico. You can check it out below.
Konosuba: An Explosion on This Wonderful World! is an anime series based on the popular light novel spin-offs by Natsume Akatsuki and Masahito Watari. The new Konosuba anime, directed by Yujiro Abe for studio Drive, is now available for streaming on Crunchyroll, where you can also find the first two seasons and movie. The character designs are being provided by Koichi Kikuta, while the main Konosuba franchise director, Takaomi Kanasaki, serves as the supervisor for the new series.
Crunchyroll teases the new Konosuba anime as such:
“This feisty young wizard will stop at nothing to master the spell that saved her life: Explosion! Megumin, the ‘Greatest Genius of the Crimson Magic Clan,’ has chosen to devote her studies to the powerful offensive magic used by her mysterious savior. Then one day, her little sister finds a black kitten in the woods. But this cat isn’t just a new furry friend—she’s the key to awakening a Dark God!”