Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko celebrated its 35th anniversary with a livestream event in which it announced multiple new anime adaptations, most notably the show’s third season. KonoSuba. Reveals range in content from full trailers to simple statements. Haruhi Suzumiya also received a surprise notice about the publication of a new volume.
The anniversary stream shows various isekai fantasy series and high school romantic comedies that will be shown on screens in the future. Given the current popularity of both genres, it’s only natural to see more such stories coming up. Judging by the released material, fans can expect KonoSuba, Banished From the Heroes’ Party and Alya Sometimes Hides Her Feelings in Russian to come out first.
As reported by Anime New Network, Sneaker Bunko’s Sunday event revealed that the following titles will be brought to the screen:
KonoSuba Part 3 (2024) Expelled from the Hero Party Part 2 (January 2024) Magical adventurer The world’s best assassin reincarnated in another world as a noble Part 2 The prince of no throne winner Alya Sometimes hides her feelings in Russian The beautiful and neat girl at my new school is my childhood friend who I thought was a boy and I played with. I became friends with the second cutest girl in class
Magical Explorer and Insipid Prince are the only new fantasy series on the list. The former is an isekai entry into the world of video games, with the twist being that the main character comes to find himself taking on the role of hapless comic relief helper, instead of the powerful hero he is. expectation. Meanwhile, Insipid Prince depicts the completely opposite story of a more powerful but less famous royal brother who decides to work as an adventurer incognito to support his rule. my son from the darkness.
Among these announcements, KonoSuba and Banished From the Heroes’ Party received full promotional trailers, along with estimated launch dates, while Alya Sometimes Hiding Her Emotions in Russian introduced showcases key images and information about the staff, such as how studio Doga Kobo will handle the animation. In addition to the first two shows arriving next year, this also gives a clear indication that Alya may also appear later in 2024, while the remaining shows that have been announced may be missing. more time. Another highlight of the event was the reveal that the Haruhi Suzumiya novel series will have a new volume.
The selection provided by Sneaker Bunko are all fantasy and student romantic comedies. Furthermore, Insipid Prince is the only non-isokai fantasy film in the series. It just goes to show how popular adaptations of either genre are, despite some criticism of any over-saturation in the market. Clearly, the limit has not yet been reached if Kadokawa believes there is still room for more. For the time being, they will remain a fixture in the anime landscape. However, KonoSuba still has a lot of fans for its fun comedy, and if any anime deserves to return to form it would be this one.
Source: KADOKAWAanime (YouTube), Anime News Network