'Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?' Anime Gets 3rd Season, OVA
posted on by Alex Mateo
The official website and Twitter account for the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? anime announced on Friday that Fujino Ōmori and illustrator's Suzuhito Yasuda's light novel series of the same name is inspiring a third season and an original video anime (OVA). The third season, titled Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darō ka III (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? III), will premiere in Japan in summer 2020. The OVA ships in Japan on January 29, 2020.
Warner Bros. Anime's YouTube channel streamed a brief commercial:
The official Twitter account also unveiled the OVA's key visual.
The OVA will include a clear case featuring illustrations by character designer Shigeki Kimoto, a new text story by Ōmori, an exclusive booklet, a CD with Ais' character song, and the clean ending sequence.
The second anime season premiered on July 12 and ended on Friday. Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime, and is streaming it on Crunchyroll.
J.C. Staff adapted author Fujino Ōmori and illustrator Suzuhito Yasuda's Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? light novel series into a television anime in 2015. Sentai Filmworks licensed the series for North America, and Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan.
Ōmori and illustrator Kiyotaka Haimura's Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Sword Oratoria spinoff light novel series inspired an anime that premiered in April 2017. Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime under the title Sword Oratoria: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side and simulcasted the series in the United States on Amazon's now-defunct Anime Strike streaming service.
The series also inspired the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Arrow of the Orion anime film, which opened in Japan in February. The film also screened in North America, the United Kingdom, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, and Thailand. Sentai Filmworks licensed the film and released it in U.S. theaters on July 23.
Yen Press is releasing both the original novel series and Sword Oratoria, as well as their respective manga adaptations, in North America.
Sources: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? anime's website and Twitter account (link 2), Warner Bros. Anime's YouTube channel, Comic Natalie
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