There has been a subsequent rise in the viewership of anime in the past few months. Owing to huge public demand, streaming giants such as Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu have started maintaining a separate anime library for fans to enjoy.
Log Horizon debuted on NHK Educational TV on October 5, 2013. It is based on the Japanese novel series written by Mamare Touno and illustrated by Kazuhiro Haka. The action-adventure anime started serialization online way back in 2010.
With the IMDb rating at 7.7/10, the show has been a smash hit. Log Horizon offers the perfect blend of action, adventure, sci-fi, and TV comedy. The show has gone on to air for two consecutive. And after 5 years, the show is officially renewed for a third season
What Is Log Horizon About?
Log Horizon revolves around a role-playing game (RPG) that suddenly turns into a real-life danger. Thousands of Japanese gamers are whisked from their everyday life into the world of a popular RPG game, Elder Tale, and without the option of logging out. Trapped alongside them is the show’s protagonist Shiroe, a shy grad student.
Shiroe lacks in socializing skills. But to survive in the monster world, Shiroe forms a guild called “Log Horizon” with a group of other players to battle their way through.
Log Horizon Season 3 Release Date
Season 2 of the manga adaptation premiered way back in 2014-15 and the fans have been desperate for a new season. And after a wait of 5 years, Log Horizon is back for a third season. The new season will be releasing in October 2020 in Japan. Studio DEEN, who animated Season 2, will be producing the third season as well.
What To Expect From The New Season?
Season 3 of Log Horizon is titled as “Log Horizon: Fall Of The Round Table”. The fall of the round table is the 12th book in light novel series. As NHK didn’t have enough materials to adapt the manga into the anime, season 3 took 5 years to return.
But it is finally here now! As per the novel, season 3 will pick up after the events of the previous season. Earlier, we saw Shiroe overcoming his fear of socializing to survive in the world of monsters. The new season will feature the invasion of new monsters known as the Tenwazawai. This invasion will drive a rift between the East and the West empires. At the same time, it will also strengthen the tensions that exist within the Round Table Alliance who are devoted to bringing peace to Akiba.
Log Horizon Season 3 Cast
All the cast members from the previous season are expected to return. This is how the cast stands:
- Mike Yager as Shiroe
- Jovan Jackson as Nyanta
- Tomoaki Maeno as Naotsugu
- Emiri Kato as Akatsuki
- Daiki Yamashita as Touya
- Nao Tumara as Minori
- Yumi Hara as Mariella