Konosuba is one anime that earned an instant and unshakeable place for itself in viewers’ hearts. Considering this, the delay in Konosuba Season 3 is undoubtedly a disappointment. Nevertheless, in recent times, the show’s developmentsparked a ray of hope in fans’ hearts.
What is the plot of Konosuba?
An Isekai comedy series with a spray of magic and action, Konosuba begins with the embarrassing death of a Japanese hikikomori, Kazuma Sato. Upon death, he meets a beautiful goddess named Aqua. Aqua gives him two choices- to continue to rise to heaven or be reincarnated in a parallel world with role-playing elements. Kazuma quickly accepts the second option. The catch is despite being isekaid with superpowers, Kazuma faces a string of misadventures along with his air-headed partner, Aqua. Their journey up ahead provides one of the best Isekai anime,, which left the readers rolling on the floor.
‘KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!’ or just Konosuba is a light novel series written by Natsume Akatsuki. The novel debuted in 2013 released its latest issue in May 2020. The series has not reached its conclusion as of yet and has 17 volumes under its umbrella.
Konosuba Season 3 Release
The season 3 release has not been confirmed by the producers. However, going by the recent rumors in the industry, the new season might be out in 2021 or 2022. Some other sources claim that it might premier as late as 2024,, which is a blow to fans who have been waiting for three years now.
Season 1 of the show came out in 2016 and instantly succeeded with its quirky plot, animation,, and comedy. After this,, season 2 was released,, which was as good as the first, if not better. Though some criticized season 2 for sloppy animation, it only added to the show’s comic appeal. Considering how the first two seasons were a success with an enormous number of viewers, season 3 is almost a surety. After this, the show also received a few OVAs and a movie titled ‘KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! Legend of Crimson’ in 2019.
Junichiro Tamura,, who is a business producer for anime at Kadokawa, did spread some light on the subject. In a Reddit thread, the producer said (after being asked thrice) that if the movie is a success, season 3 might happen. The movie went on to receive a fair reception which increased the hope and scope for season 3.
Konosuba Season 3 Storyline
Konosuba Season 1 covered the first two volumes of the light novel. Season 2 engrossed the third and fourth volume,, and the movie covered volume 5. Therefore, Season 3 should cover volume 5. Since the anime has always stayed close to the source, one can easily believe this statement. In season 2, Kazuma and the group defeated one of the commanders of the Demon King’s army. After this, due to Aqua’s magical mishap, they are chased out of the town.
Season 3, which builds the story of volume 6, will most likely show the group’s victories’ after-effects over the Demon KIngs’ generals. Their victories might earn them an audience with the king which most likely will provide another amusing episode. If you are not updated with the two seasons, be sure to watch it on Crunchyroll and Netflix.
Season 3 which seemed impossible once, might as well become a reality which will add to fans happiness. The Funimation Isekai of the Decade, Konosuba will surely bring us joy and breathtaking action in the new season. Season 3 will most likely be out any time soon and fans are super happy by the news.
For more thrilling news about the show, stay tuned!