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Ascendance of a Bookworm Season 3 Gets A New Teaser Visual

Everyone is now wondering when the series will be returning.

By Iram Sharifah Khan

August 6, 2021

A teaser visual for Ascendance of a Bookworm Season 3 was released on 6th August 2021, and fans are going wild. Now, everyone is wondering when the series will be returning.

Ascendance of a Bookworm is a hit anime series based on a novel of the same name. The anime, directed by Mitsuru Hongo, debuted on October 3rd, 2019, and has been going strong since, sitting at 7.9/10 on IMDB. Season 2 was released on 5th April 2020, and now, fans are eagerly anticipating the release of Season 3.

Crunchyroll, who are licensors for the anime, had previously announced that the series would be getting a third season in July 2020 on their Twitter, so fans have waited over a year for news on a release date. Please note: This article may contain spoilers!

  • WORD TRIGGER: Season 3 is expected to surpass fan expectations!

Ascendance of a Bookworm Season 3: Everything we Know

Crunchyroll announced a premiere date for Spring of 2022 in Japan. As previous seasons were shown on Crunchyroll, fans can also expect the upcoming season to be shown there as well.

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The new season is expected to release worldwide in a matter of weeks following its release in Japan to allow time for translations.

It has not yet been confirmed how many episodes there will be in Season 3. However, as season 1 had 12 episodes and Season 2 had 14, we expect the number to be somewhere between this.

New Teaser Visual

Toshihisa Kaiya and Yoshiaki Yanagida are returning as character designers along a fresh face, Haruka Matsunae. And recently, the creators revealed a new teaser visual for the upcoming season; here you go, take a look at it yourself:

Cast For Season 3 Revealed

Anime News Network has confirmed that “All main cast members are returning from previous seasons.” This means that the cast for Ascendance of a Bookworm Season 3 is expected as follows:

  • Yuka Iguchi (Japanese) and Reba Buhr (English) as Myne/Urano Motosu.
  • Show Hayami (Japanese) and Armen Taylor (English) as Ferdinand.
  • Megumi Nakajima (Japanese) and Lisa Reimold (English) as Tuuli.
  • Fumiko Orikasa (Japanese) and Kirsten Day as Effa.
  • Tsuyoshi Koyama (Japanese) and Kaiji Tang as Gunther.
  • Mutsumi Tamura (Japanese) and Jeannie Tirado (English) as Lutz.
  • Satoshi Hino (Japanese) and  Joe Zieja (English) as Otto.
  • Takehito Koyasu (Japanese) and Xander Mobus (English) as Benno.
  • Tomoaki Maeno (Japanese) and Brian Anderson (English) as Mark.
  • Hiroshi Naka (Japanese) and Brook Chalmers (English) as Gustav.
  • Aya Uchida (Japanese) and Kayli Mills (English) as Freida.
  • Yūko Sanpei  (Japanese) and Laura Stahl (English) as Gil.

More of the cast and their roles can be seen here.

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What is The Plot For Season 3?

Please note: This portion of the article may contain spoilers!

Now that Myne is being hunted by the elite, as a result of her magic, she has had to abandon the temple and her people. She has now taken on another name, Rosemyne.

Season 3 will show her continue trying to set up the first printing machine and create the books she loves dearly. This is as she navigates the harsh winter, all while trying to survive and stay hidden from the elites.

Both Seasons 1 and 2 provided similar content to the manga series. However, it was noted that it didn’t follow the chapters directly. Season 3 is expected to follow the books more directly due to fans being slightly disheartened that the emotions shown in the book were not conveyed in the anime. This could mean Season 3, much like previous seasons, will be Split-cour.

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Iram Sharifah Khan

Iram is a London-based freelance journalist with a BA in Journalism and Media from Birkbeck University. She studied several modules, including Journalism in British Life, Interview skills and Feature Writing, Introduction to Journalism Practice and Manga and Anime. Iram went from university to work with GRV Media at The Focus Writers’ Academy and enjoys learning Japanese, taking singing lessons, playing video games and watching Korean dramas in her spare time.

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