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Psycho-Pass 3 Anime Film Is Not a Compilation Film (Update 2)

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Who-ya Extended returns with new "Synthetic Sympathy" theme song for spring 2020 film

Update 2: The Mainichi Shimbun paper's Mantan Web and other news services reported on December 13 that Psycho-Pass 3: First Inspector is a compilation film. However, Fuji TV confirmed with ANN on February 19 that the film is not a compilation film. The original article is below:

The staff of Psycho-Pass 3, the third television anime season in the Psycho-Pass franchise, revealed on Friday that Psycho-Pass 3: First Inspector, the anime's upcoming film, will be a compilation film. The film will have a returning cast and staff, and will have a new opening theme song titled "Synthetic Sympathy" by Who-ya Extended, the opening theme song singer for the anime.

The film will open in theaters in Japan next spring, and will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video inside and outside Japan.

The anime premiered on October 24, with each of the anime's eight episodes having hour-long run times. The anime streamed inside and outside of Japan only on Amazon Prime Video. Naoyoshi Shiotani returned to direct the series at Production I.G, and manga creator Akira Amano returned as the original character designer.

The original Psycho-Pass anime premiered in 2012 and ran for 22 episodes. The 11-episode Psycho-Pass 2 television anime series then premiered in October 2014, and the Psycho-Pass movie opened in Japan in January 2015. Funimation released all three anime on home video.

The franchise also includes the newly released three-film Psycho-Pass SS or Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System project. The first film, Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case.1 Tsumi to Batsu (Crime and Punishment), opened in Japan on January 25. The second film, Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case.2 First Guardian, opened in Japan on February 15. The third film, Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case.3 Onshū no Kanata ni ____ (In the Realm Beyond Is ____), opened in Japan on March 8.

Sources: Psycho-Pass 3 anime's website, Comic Natalie, The Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web

Update: The compilation film will conclude the story of season 3 on the case of the "Foxes" being pursued by Unit 1, the Bifrost mystery, and Arata and Kei's battle.

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