Ao No Exorcist Season 3 – Release Date and Plot

2021 has been an absolutely amazing year for the anime fans so far. This year has seen a lot of incomplete anime finally getting their much-desired return. With the revival of series like Bleach and Shaman King, many fans hope for Ao no Exorcist to finally make a return for a Season 3.  This article will discuss all the latest updates on Ao no Exorcist or Blue exorcist season 3.

Will there be Ao No Exorcist Season 3 in 2021?

Ao no Exorcist
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Ao no Exorcist or Blue Exorcist first hit the screens in April 2011, releasing 25 episodes. However, season 2 of the series took almost 6 years to make a comeback and released 12 episodes + OVA in total.

With a 7.5/10 rating from IMDb, it can be presumed that the series was well received by the fans and the critics alike. Due to the series’s popularity, the anime ended up making the manga even more popular, boosting its sale tremendously overnight. That is why due to its increasing popularity the season 3 of Ao No Exorcist is highly possible.

Unfortunately, Madman Entertainment still hasn’t released any confirmation on the release of Ao No Exorcist Season 3 in 2021. However, we must not let this fact bring our hopes down. As we know, season 2 of the series took almost 6 years to make a comeback, releasing in 2017. Therefore, going by this data, we can expect a season 3 of the series between the year 2022-2023.

Fans can catch the latest episodes and read the latest chapters of the anime only on  Crunchyroll and Viz Media.

Plot Of The Show


The story revolves between the Assiah, the home of humans and Gehenna, the realm of demons. Much like the common belief, demons are evil creatures both by looks and nature. They constantly try to cross the inter-dimensional plane in order to enter Assiah to cause chaos and suffering to the human world.

The Gehenna Gate
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However, a demon can only cross a plane by possessing a human soul. That is why a group of elite demon fighters or Exorcists protect and rescue people from demonic possession. The exorcists are the ultimate warriors against evil directly under the guidance of The Vatican.

The king or the ruler of the Gehenna – ‘Satan’ however is unable to find a strong host for himself to cross over to Assiah. Therefore, he sends his sons into the land of humans so that one day they can become strong enough to help him cross over to the other side. To help him rule over Assiah once and for all.


Rin and Yukio
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This is a story of a young boy named Rin Okumura. Rin was fostered and raised to be an exorcist alongside his twin brother Yukio Okumura by- father Shiro Fujimoto, an exorcist himself. On a chance event, Rin finds out that he and his brother are Satan’s true sons. However, instead of giving in to his father’s wishes, Rin decides to follow his foster father’s footsteps, who gave up his life to protect the young boy and become an Exorcist. An exorcist powerful enough to kill Satan, powerful enough to protect Assiah.

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