Log Horizon Season 3 Slated for Summer 2021

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Log Horizon Season 3
Log Horizon Season 3

The latest updates on the delayed Log Horizon Season 3 just came in yesterday when the official website of NHK announced the update of the anime. At first, it was scheduled to be released late this year but due to some delays, a new date was bound to be set. The previous seasons of the anime were marked with a lot of successes and a new staff and production team for the upcoming season has been announced already.

The third season will be titled:  Log Horizon; Round Table Collapse and will be broadcasted on NHK in Japan with further updates about international streaming to be made in due time. Studion DEEN  will be animating the series based on the 12th volume of its light novel series and will also handle production with the same staff and cast members from the previous seasons.

Log Horizon Season 3 will be released on 13 January 2021 at 7:25 PM JST. The PV and trailers for the upcoming season have been released already together with their key visuals. Crunchyroll also confirmed the official NHK announcement and that the previous seasons are also available for streaming. So so far we are not yet sure if the season will simulcast on Crunchyroll at the same time or if it might premiere later on.

The official trailer released is available for streaming on NHK official website here you can also check the initially release Key visual below.

Log Horizon Key Visual
Log Horizon Season 3 Key Visual, Credits: NHK

NHK has released the official synopsis of the upcoming anime as follows:

One day, tens of thousands of players – Adventurers – were trapped in the world of the popular online game Elder Tale! People are confused in a different world where monsters and magic exist realistically, and the city of adventurers, Akihabara, descended into chaos.

A young man, Shiroe, who’s not great with people, was one of those adventurers and decided to form a guild “Log Horizon” with his party, Akasuki, and Nyanta. Furthermore, he calls on the unity of adventurers to use his own wisdom as a weapon, launching the self-governing body “Round Table Conference”, and restoring peace and stability to the city.

Centered around the Round Table Alliance, interaction with the original residents of the game world, The Earthlings, has begun with the adventurers, aristocrats, merchants, general citizens all working together to achieve diplomacy.

However, the adventurers only have one year from a “catastrophe” that has been blown in from a different country. Akihabara, which has enjoyed fleeting prosperity, has to deal with a new species of monster “Tenwazawai” invading the city and the nobility of the east and west bickering between each other.

The flame of discontent continues to smolder between the guilds, with a struggle for power, disparity, and speculation occurring between adventurers.

Finally, a critical crisis will come to the roundtable, the symbol of unity with the adventurers…

The official staff returning includes:

Director: Shinji Ishihira
Supervisor: Syouji Masuda
Series Scripts: Toshizo Nemoto
Sound Director: Shoji Hata
Music Composer: Yasuharu Takanashi

Source: NHK, Crunchyroll, AnimeTrending.

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