Spring 2022 is raking up good releases and Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 3 is yet another addition to that good list. The anime is returning for its third season after the release of its second season in June 2020. The light novel series is created by Miya Kazuki and Yu Shiina that was acquired by TO Books in 2015. There are currently 27 volumes of the light novels series along with a manga adaptation for the same.
The first season of the anime aired in October 2019 followed by the second season in June 2020. Ascendance Of A Bookworm also had two OVA episodes that were released as Episode 14.5 Part 1 and 2. Ajai-Do Animation Works, also known for Kemono Jihen and How Not To Summon A Demon Lord, is overseeing the production of the anime.
The Ascendance of A Bookworm Season 2 is rated 8.1/10 on My Anime List!
Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 3 Trailer
What is Ascendance of a Bookworm About?
Ascendence Of a Bookworm is an isekai fantasy that follows Urano Mototsu, a college student who dies before being able to fulfil her dream of being a librarian comes true. In her final moments, she wishes to be able to read forever and is thus reborn into another world. As isekai fantasies go, Urano is reborn as Myne, a feeble-bodied five-year-old girl.
She retains all her memories from her previous life and realizes that this is a world with magic and knowledge. The catch is that the nobility and commoners are demarcated very distinctly, with the grey robes for the commoners and blue robes for the nobles. The books that old the knowledge of this world is available only to the elite.
Myne soon realizes that she has a mana disorder and finds a way to gain the favour of the Church who require mana for their relics. With her excess of mana, she manages to attain the blue robes and thus access to the entire library of books! But as she becomes involved in the politics of the world, she realizes that her goals will be hindered by convoluted powers at play. She plans to meet the challenges while trying to become the best librarian there ever.
What Will Ascendance of a Bookworm Season 3 Cover?
There are currently 26 episodes of the anime released over two seasons along with 2 OVA episodes. Since the series has a light novel series, a webs novel and a manga adaptation, the corresponding adaptation points will differ. The series has been divided into 5 parts based on the story arcs.
The second season of Ascendance Of A Bookworm found a stopping somewhere in Part 2 that covers the Apprentice Shrine Maiden arc. Ascendance Of The Bookworm Season 3 will end this arc and perhaps even begin Part 3 but it is unlikely that it will complete that in one cour.
When is Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 3 release date?
The Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 3 release slate has been announced for Spring 2022! The new promotional video has outlined an April 2022 return for the anime series.
The premiere date has been revealed –
News: Honzuki no Gekokujou (Ascendance of a Bookworm) Season 3 begins airing on April 12
Broadcast information via tweet is as below
4/11 (Monday) ‼️
Yomiuri TV: 4/11 (Monday) 26: 29 ~
TOKYO MX: 4/13 (Wednesday) 22: 00 ~
WOWOW: 4/13 (Wednesday) 24: 00- ※ 27 episodes only free broadcast
BS Fuji: 4/13 (Wednesday) 24: 30 ~
AT-X: 4/14 (Thursday) 23: 00- ※ Repeat broadcast available d Anime store 4/11 (Monday) 26: 59- Exclusive advance delivery
Along with the Ascendance of a Bookworm Season 3 release date, the ending theme song was also revealed. Maaya Sakamoto has given voice to the “I Can’t Put It Into Words” song and Studio Ajia-do is producing the series.
A key visual has also been shared.
One of the highlights of the season as shown in the new promotional video is the arrival of Myne’s baby brother! It is likely that the upcoming season will be a single cour with 12-14 episodes like the ones before it. The key visuals and posters for the Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 3 are out for its Spring release!
Where To Watch Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 3 Episode 1?
Ascendance Of The Bookworm has been licensed by Crunchyroll. The previous seasons as well as the OVA releases are accessible on the platform. The upcoming season should also be added to the platform when it releases.
Ascendance Of The Bookworm Season 3 will be airing in Japan on Tokyo MX, BS Fuji and more channels. Here are the broadcast details tweeted. Fans in Japan can watch Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 3 Episode 1 on the below channels at the said times.
Ascendance Of The Bookworm Season 1 premiered in October 2019 running with 14 episodes. The anime was streamed on Crunchyroll with English sus initially followed by an English dub.
Ascendance Of The Bookworm Season 2 premiered in Japan in April 2020.
Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 3 Characters, Cast and Staff
All the cast members from the previous seasons will be returning for Ascendance Of The Bookworm Season 3 along with a few new characters who will be introduced. The cast for Season 3 includes:
- Yuka Iguchi as Myne
- Sho Hayami as Ferdinand
- Fumiko Orikasa as Eva
- Megumi Nakajima as Turi
- Mutsumi Tamara as Lutz
- Tsuyoshi Koyama as a Gunther
- Takehito Koyasu as Penno
- Satoshi Hino as Otto
- Tomoaki Maeno as Mark
- Aya Uchida as Frieda
- Hiroshi Naka as Gustaf
- Kazuhiko Inoue as Sylvester
A lot of the previous staff is also returning from the previous seasons along with new members. Ascendance Of The Bookworm Season 3 will return under Ajia-do Animation Works with:
- Director: Mitsuru Hongo
- Editing: Tomoki Nagasaka
- Scripts Supervisor: Mariko Kunisawa
- Prop Design: Ryo Hirata
- Chief Animation Director: Emiko Endo, Noriko Otake
- Compositing Director of Photography: Naoki Kitamura
- Art Director: Ryouka Kinoshita
- Art Setting: Toshiki Amada
- Colour Key Artist: Miyoko Ichinose
- Character Designer: Toshihisa Kaiya. Yoshiaki Yanagida, Haruka Matsunae
- Music: MICHIRU
- Sound Director: Jun Watanabe
- Sound Production: Shinji Okamura
- Sound Effects: Hiromune Kurahashi
FAQs – Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 3 Edition
Q. Is Ascendance Of A Bookworm Ongoing?
A. The light novel series for the title currently has 22 published volumes and has more on the way! The light novel series, web novel as well as manga adaptation are currently ongoing. The anime series is returning with Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 3 and will most likely also continue for Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 4 considering the amount of source material remaining to be adapted.
Q. Does Myne have the Devouring?
A. As Myne is born in this new world, she realizes that she is afflicted by a life-threatening disease commonly called the Devouring. The disease usually affects babies born in families of commoners who have mana to match at least a base-ranked noble.
Q. Where Can I Watch Ascendance of A Bookworm Season 3?
A. Ascendance of a Bookworm Season 3 will be a 2020 release that will be aired on channels in Japan. Additionally, Crunchyroll should be streaming the anime once it is released as it has licensed the anime and also aired its preceding seasons.
Stay tuned for updates on Ascendance Of A Bookworm Season 3 and all the good stuff from your favourite titles. In the meantime, don’t forget to let us know your picks from Winter 2022 anime releases and let us know all you plan to watch in the upcoming season!