The previously announced new Blue exorcist anime titled Shimane’s Illuminati Sagarevealed a trailer and key visual, along with a release date of January 2024. Withhymane illuminati saga is the third season of the television anime.
There are two more arcs between the end of the The impure rainbow of Kyoto (second season) and Shimane’s Illuminati Saga, which covers chapters 50-64. They are titled The terror of the Kraken and Seven Wonders Academy. The line-up for the new season was also announced:
- Director: Daisuke Yoshida
- Series cast: Toshiya Oono
- Character Design / Chief Animation Director: Yuri Ohigashi
- Music: Kohta Yamamoto / Hiroyuki Sawano
- Production: Studio VOLN
Blue exorcistthe anime is based on a manga by Kazue Katou. It began serialization in Jump Square magazine in 2009. The first season of the anime aired in spring 2011, but featured an original anime finale arc (episodes 16-25). The Blue Exorcist Movie was also released in 2012. Season 2 with title The Blue Exorcist: The Kyoto Saga aired in the winter season of 2017. It ignored the anime-only arc of the prequel and continued to adapt the manga’s plot. A side story titled Blue Exorcist: Kuro’s Trip Away From Home also exists, along with a 2-episode OVA from season 2. A-1 Pictures animated the entire franchise. The main cast includes:
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Rin Okumura
- Jun Fukuyama as Yukio Okumura
- Kana Hanazawa as Shiemi Moriyama
- Eri Kitamura as Izumo Kamiki
The manga is available to readMangaPLUS:
Raised by Father Fujimoto, a famous exorcist, Rin Okumura never knew his real father. One day, a fateful argument with Father Fujimoto forces Rin to face the terrible truth – in Rin’s veins runs the blood of the demon lord Satan! Rin vows to defeat Satan, but that means entering the mysterious True Cross Academy and becoming an exorcist himself. Can Rin fight demons and keep her infernal bloodline a secret? It won’t be easy, especially when pulling out his father’s sword unleashes the demonic power within him!
source: Official site
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