There has been a lot of buzz around the possibility of a third season of the popular anime series Re: Zero. While there has been no official confirmation yet, fans are eagerly anticipating news from the upcoming AnimeJapan 2023 event, where the franchise is expected to have a special panel.
After a long wait of five years between the first and second seasons of Re: Zero, fans were anxious about the fate of the series. Nevertheless, the franchise kept fans intrigued with various spin-offs and other projects during this period.
According to a recent leak on Weibo, the third season of Re: Zero may be in production, although there is no official confirmation yet. The source of the leak is known for sharing reliable information about the anime industry, and it also suggests that more announcements about a new video game and manga adaptation of the fifth story arc are on the way.
The leak has also hinted that the third season may premiere this year, as long as there are no production delays. Official confirmation and further details are expected to be revealed during the upcoming AnimeJapan 2023 event.
The third season is expected to start with the “Stars that Engrave History” arc, which is the fifth arc of the light novel series, spanning around a dozen chapters and providing ample material for a 12-13 episode season.
Speculations on Re: Zero’s Third Season Animation Studio
Although no official announcement has been made, fans of Re: Zero have speculated that White Fox studio, who worked on the previous two seasons and OVAs, will continue to animate the third season. Known for their work on Steins; Gate and Akame Ga Kill, the studio has gained a loyal following within the anime community.
As fans eagerly await news about the third season, the Re: Zero franchise continues to thrive with the recent release of the thirty-fourth volume and the introduction of the eighth story arc in the light novel series. Tappei Nagatsuki initially began publishing the novels independently through the Shousetsuka ni Narou service in April 2012. Later, the Kadokawa publishing house picked up the series for print publication, with illustrations by Shinichirou Ootsuka, in January 2014.