Has the Mushoku Tensei anime been renewed for season 3 and what date might the show release worldwide?
Mushoku Tensei’s second season has secured its place as one of the best Isekai Anime in recent memory but all good things must sadly come to an end. Ahead of the second season finale, fans are curious if the Mushoku Tensei anime has been renewed for season 3 and what date the show might release – here’s everything to know.
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Mushoku Tensei season 3 renewal status
Although there are many rumor going viral on social media, Mushoku Tensei: Unemployment Reincarnated has not yet been publicly renewed for season 3. That being said, it should only be a matter of time before a third chapter in the on-screen adventure of Rudeus is confirmed to be produced.
This is because not only is there enough source material from the original light novel series for another season (a key factor in modern anime innovation), but the show is popular enough to warrant the necessary resources. to animate the third season at Studio Bind.
Mushoku Tensei season 2 episode 12 is expected to complete the adaptation of the ninth volume of the original light novel series, which is volume 16 of the manga adaptation. The good news is that as of September 2023, 26 light novel volumes and 19 manga volumes have been published in Japan.
This means there’s easily enough source material for another 12-episode season: potentially up to three if the anime continues to adapt content at its current pace!
This animated film must also be famous enough to deserve a part 3 with part 3 scoring an excellent score of 8.5/10 on IMDB (with more than 380,000 members), 86% on Anilist, 4.3/5 on Anime Planet – the film also scored an 87% overall on Rotten Tomatoes and an 8.4/10 on IMDB.
Combine this with the significant increase in sales the anime has generated for the light novel, increasing from 8.5 million in August 2021 to 12 million in June 2023, the third number will it’s just a matter of when the season will be confirmed.
Mushoku Tensei season 3 release date prediction
Since Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation has not yet been publicly renewed for season 3, there is still no word on a target release date; however, we can make some early predictions based on season 2’s production cycle.
Season 2 of Mushoku Tensei was announced in March 2022 and premiered in July 2023. We will not review the first season of Mushoku Tensei here as it is a 23-episode season divided into two parts and was significantly delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Based on this approximately 15-month production cycle, fans can expect the returning anime to have a third season by October 2024 at the latest.
Interestingly, it’s possible that early development of season 3 has already begun at Studio Bind: Back in 2021, famous anime leaker SugoiLite reported that parts 2 and 3 have been greenlit together.
If that’s the case and Mushoku Tensei season 3 will have a more efficient production cycle, we could see Rudeus return to screens as soon as April 2024 or, more realistically, July 2024.
If you can’t wait for Mushoku Tensei season 3 to come out, why not check out the light novel series or the original manga series?
24 physical and 23 digital volumes of the novel series have been published in English: 17 volumes of the manga adaptation have also been released in translation.
Both versions of the series are published by Seven Seas Entertainment, and customers can find both copies through stores such as Amazon, Bookshop, BAM, Walmart, Barnes & Noble, Go Manga, and Indiebound, among others. other.
Mushoku Tensei seasons 1 and 2 are available to stream on Crunchyroll.