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Black Clover Season 5 Release Date, Anime Film Set For 2023!

Black Clover season 5 is an anime series that has been published continuously since 2017 in the genre of adventure and fantasy. The anime, which continued for a long time without a season break, said goodbye to its fans after Episode 170. The anime is adapted for TV from Yūki Tabata’s same-name manga series that began airing in 2015. Black Clover, which is among the 100 most popular anime according to the Myanimelist, is followed in more than 80 countries. The studio in charge of adaptation is Pierrot, which we know from beloved animes such as Akudama Drive and Osomatsu-san. Crunchyroll and Funimation licensed anime is originally broadcast on TXN. The fourth season of the anime was released between December 8, 2020 – March 30, 2021, in 16 episodes, different from previous seasons. So was this a sign of an end, or will it be a fifth season? In the announcement made in February 2021, it was announced that some surprises were waiting for the fans in the final episode. Let’s see the details.

Previously on Black Clover and what is next?

Unarguable, the most notable characters of the fourth season were members of the Dark Triad. Asta had to take his abilities to the next level in order to beat them. We watched a season that included more details than its manga in many respects, such as the scene where Asta is the abandoned child. It was an emotionally rich season as well. It was very emotional for Lichta to sacrifice herself for Liebe. Although Lichita was Liebe’s stepmother, she never called her “Mother”. She always called her “Lichita”. The only time she called her “Mother” was the farewell moment; it was heartbreaking.

Liebe’s innocence and the beauty of Asta’s and her mother’s heart. After losing one son, the sacrifices she made in order not to lose another son really upset the audience. In the sequel of the anime, Asta can learn about her mother. Clover and Heart Kingdoms’ war with the Spade Kingdom looks set to begin. However, even the manga has not clearly touched on this part yet, and we need to wait for the movie or the new season to see what happens.

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The picture from @Crunchyroll Collection – Opening / YouTube

Will there be a fifth season of Black Clover?

As of July 23, 2022, Studio Pierrot or manga publisher, Shueisha has not renewed the anime for a fifth season. 171st episode does not seem possible at the moment because, according to the statement made in February 2021, the episode of the anime, which was published on March 30, 2021, would be a final. The fact that the anime caught the manga series that it was adapting explains why the final season was a short season. However, the final announcement was only valid for the anime series, in the same announcement it was stated that an important announcement would be shared. And this points to a movie.

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Black Clover Movie Release Date

The uninterrupted broadcast of the anime made it progress faster than the source material. The manga series currently has 32 volumes published in tankobon format, and 27 volumes were already adapted to the anime. We think a little more volume will be expected for the movie. Thus, they will be able to offer something to the audience about what will happen in the after of the anime.

On March 13, 2022, a year after the announcement of the anime film, it was finally announced when the anime movie would be released. According to the statement made in Weekly Shonen Jump issue 15, we will not be able to see the Black Clover movie in 2022. Instead, the film will meet with the audience in 2023, and a more precise date will be announced later.

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Black Clover Season 5 Release Date

So is the fifth season of Black Cloverpossible? It does not seem possible to answer this question at the moment. The manga of the series has more than 17 million copies in circulation and has strong popularity in Japan. The anime series, like the manga series, is undeniably popular and a powerful source of income. If the film meets the expectations of the producers and audience, we may see a new anime in the future. However, it seems that the source material is insufficient for now and unfortunately there was a final announcement.

Black Clover was a popular anime that was followed by a huge fan base. The anime, followed by more than 100k people on Twitter, is one of the most popular anime in Japan and is among the 100 most popular anime of all time according to Myanimelist. It also has a rating of 8.12 which is really good. On Twitter, we usually see that popular anime with over 100k followers don’t have problems with renewals. If there were enough source material, the 6th season of Black Clover would be almost certain.

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The manga began to be adapted to the anime two years after it was first published. Our personal opinion is that there may be a serious time between the movie and the new season of the anime. Accordingly, a new season seems possible in 2024 at the earliest. However, for this to happen, a continuation decision must be made. However, since we know that the manga is now in the final arc and will be completed soon, this probability is almost zero. The manga’s finale is expected to coincide with the movie.