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Kaguya-Sama: Love is War Season 3: Release Date Announced!

Kaguya Sama was one of the best anime to come out in 2019. The romantic comedy anime series is an adaptation of a manga written by Aka Akasaka. Directed by Shinichi Omata, the anime is being prepared by the A-1 Pictures studio. The studio is also known for anime such as Ace Attorney and 22/7, released in recent years. It was initially released on January 12, 2019, on Tokyo MX, GTV, GYT, BS11, MBS, CTV, TVN local Japan channels. The anime, licensed by Funimation and Crunchyroll, also published on Hulu TV, managed to get the second season’s approval. Later, we watched the last 24th episode of the series on June 27, 2020. Now fans are wondering; Has the series been renewed for a third season? When will it be released? Kaguya-sama Love is A War is a wonderful anime series with its character design, voiceovers, and most importantly, its comedy that offers an unusual romantic comedy experience. Season 3 is expected with great curiosity.

What is the Kaguya-sama Love is A War Season plotline?

Declared a genius for having the highest grades in the country, Miyuki Shirogane is elected chairman of the student council to the prestigious Shuchiin Academy. So he starts working with the beautiful and wealthy vice-president, Kaguya Shinomiya. Although the two do not have a romantic relationship, they are considered by students to be the perfect couple. However, the truth is that after their time together, they are attracted to each other, and both develop their feelings. Unfortunately, neither side is willing to admit it because they see it as a sign of weakness. Because Miyuki and Kaguya are proud to be elite students, they decide to do whatever it takes to get the other side confessed. Thanks to its daily quirks, the love war begins!

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Although the second season was satisfying, it made the final with many question marks. The principal announced the members of the student council in the second season finale. Kaguya is worried that the phone is missing and hidden details are exposed. Let’s see what season 3 will bring us.

Will there be season 3 of Kaguya-sama Love is A War?

Recently, the OVA episode of the series met with the audience on May 19, 2021. There is some good news for the fans of the anime because the series has been renewed for a third season. The audience got good news with the event named “Kaguya-sama Wants To Tell You On Stage”. According to the latest announcement made on October 20, 2021, the new season of the anime will air on April 2022. The third season was titled “Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai -Ultra Romantic-“ and a trailer was also shared.

Season Episodes Release date
1 12 January 12, 2019
2 12 April 11, 2020
OVA May 19, 2021
3 12 2022 April

How many seasons can anime be?

Kaguya-sama Love is A War is a manga adaptation, as we mentioned earlier. The manga series written by Aka Akasaka is still ongoing. Originally published in May 2015 in Miracle Jump magazine, it continued to be published in Weekly Young Jump magazine in 2016. The last chapter of the 23-volume manga (Ch. 242 at the time of writing) was published on August 18, 2021, and the next volume will be published on December 17, 2021. The manga series is also translated into English and published by the North American publisher Viz Media (21 volumes have been presented in English so far). So which part of the manga was covered by anime?

So far, 242 chapters have been published for manga with the chapters not in volume format yet. Anime mostly follows the manga. The first two seasons of the anime covered 101 chapters. This part coincides with the end of volume 10. With a simple proportion, the series has more than enough resource material for at least two seasons. Besides, the continuing manga series keeps us alive with the possibility of seeing more seasons. Below, you can see which chapters were adapted in which part of the anime.

Manga adaptation rate
Season 1 Episode 1 Chapters 1, 12, 5
Season 1 Episode 2 Chapters 11, 7, 6
Season 1 Episode 3 Chapters 14, 8, 9
Season 1 Episode 4 Chapters 17, 18, 19, 20
Season 1 Episode 5 Chapters 16, 23, 21
Season 1 Episode 6 Chapters 24, 28, 25
Season 1 Episode 7 Chapters 26, 29, 27
Season 1 Episode 8 Chapters 39, 31, 55
Season 1 Episode 9 Chapters 33, 34, 35
Season 1 Episode 10 Chapters 37, 38, 40
Season 1 Episode 11 Chapters 42, 43, 41, 44
Season 1 Episode 12 Chapters 44, 45, 46
Season 2 Episode 1 Chapters 30, 48, 57, 51
Season 2 Episode 2 Chapters 52, 53, 54
Season 2 Episode 3 Chapters 56, 59, 60
Season 2 Episode 4 Chapters 58, 61, 65
Season 2 Episode 5 Chapters 63, 64, 36, 66
Season 2 Episode 6 Chapters 67, 68, 69
Season 2 Episode 7 Chapters 70, 71, 73, 74
Season 2 Episode 8 Chapters 72, 78, 79
Season 2 Episode 9 Chapters 80, 81, 82
Season 2 Episode 10 Chapters 83, 84, 85, 86, 87
Season 2 Episode 11 Chapters 87, 88, 89, 90
Season 2 Episode 12 Chapters 91, 100, 101

The popularity of the anime

The most important criterion for the continuation of anime is the popularity of the show due to economic reasons. Anime’s reviews have been very successful so far. Even IMDb users, who were not always scrupulous to anime, rated the anime with a high score of 8.5. High scores follow in Myanimelist as well. Also, according to Myanimelist metrics, the anime is ranked 71st in terms of popularity. This score is more than enough for the series to get a new season approval. We do not expect any cancellations in the coming years for the next seasons. You can also find the release dates and popularity scores of other anime here.


Is there a trailer released for season 3?

While the release date of the new season of the anime was announced, a trailer for the new season was also shared. You can also watch the trailer shared on the JP Anime channel in English.