Aniplex has released a teaser for the third season of Blue Exorcist on their YouTube channel. The video does not specify a release date, but it does confirm that the new season will premiere in January 2024. A cast list was also published in a Japanese post on X, revealing that the original voice performers, including Nobuhiko Okamoto as Rin Okumura, Jun Fukuyama as Yukio Okumura, and Kana Hanazawa as Shiemi Moriyama, will return for the upcoming season.
The new anime season is based on Kazue Kato’s manga Blue Exorcist. Blue Exorcist: Shimane Illuminati Saga will be the new show’s title, which will adapt the manga’s sixth major story arc. Everything you need to know about the upcoming anime is right here.
Anime updates on Blue Exorcist: Shimane Illuminati Saga
The upcoming third season of Blue Exorcist will feature the return of the original voice cast, series composition, character design, and music composers. The anime’s second season concluded with an entirely original storyline, so this new episode batch will surely surprise fans.
The new trailer for the new season shows us the upcoming battle between Rin Okumura and his friends against the Shimane Illuminati. This secret organization is planning to revive the demon king Lucifer. The trailer also introduces new characters, such as Izumo Kamiki, a young woman possessed by a samurai’s spirit, and Mephisto Pheles, a demon working with the Shimane Illuminati.
Phenomenon of Manga
Kazue Kato’s Blue Exorcist has been a global phenomenon since its debut in Jump SQ. in 2009. The story of Rin Okumura, a boy raised by a renowned exorcist who discovers that he is the son of the demon lord Satan, has captured the hearts of readers worldwide. With over 25 million copies in circulation, Blue Exorcist is one of the most popular manga series ever. English-speaking fans can enjoy this exciting and suspenseful tale thanks to Viz Media.
Behind the Scenes
The production team of Blue Exorcist Shimane Illuminati Saga is a dream team of talented professionals. Daisuke Yoshida, the director, has a proven track record of creating exciting and visually stunning anime. Toshiya Ono, the series composer, is a master of crafting engaging and compelling stories.
Yurie Oohigashi, the character designer and chief animation director, is known for her beautiful and expressive character designs. Kohta Yamamoto and Hiroyuki Sawano, the music composers, are responsible for creating the show’s unforgettable soundtrack.