Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun or originally called Mairimashita! Iruma-kun is a fantasy anime with many comedy elements, first released in 2019. The series, which attracts the attention of many anime lovers with its anime, is actually a manga adaptation. Japanese manga artist Osamu Nishi is the author of the beloved manga series published in 2017. The anime met with the audience again with its second season on April 2021, and the season consisting of 21 episodes was broadcast between April 17, 2021 – September 11, 2021. It is licensed by Crunchyroll as well as Sentai Filmworks and is being animated by Bandai Namco Pictures. Bandai Namco, which produces content such as anime and ONA, also develops games such as Blue Protocol. Fans of the anime are now wondering if there will be a third season after the second season. We have compiled all the knowns in the continuation of our article.
What is the Plotline of Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun?
The story tells the story of Iruma Suzuki, a 14-year-old human who doesn’t know how to refuse when someone asks him for something politely. After spending most of his life neglected and exploited, his life takes a big turn when his irresponsible parents sell him for money to the demon Sullivan. Although initially frightened, Iruma soon learns that Sullivan wants to adopt him as his grandson. After accepting Sullivan’s offer, Iruma discovers what love and kindness really are for the first time in his life. He starts attending Babyls Demon School, keeping the fact that he is human a secret. There, Iruma soon befriends the demons Alice Asmodeus and Clara Valac. Although he aims to maintain his low profile, he continues to demonstrate remarkable achievements and gradually becomes one of the most popular students in the school. Thus, the coward Iruma steps into the extraordinary school life where he will discover his true self. In the second season, just when he thinks he’s getting used to his new life, many misfortunes happen to him again! A voice begins to speak and Iruma suddenly turns into a bad person! In Season 2, Iruma’s chaotic and demonic school life continued.
Will there be a third season of Mairimashita! Iruma-kun?
Mairimashita! Iruma-kun‘s second season finale aired on September 11, 2021. Just after the final episode aired, news came that would make the fans happy. The anime has been renewed for a third season! NHK, the original network of the series in Japan, shared this good news with all anime lovers on their Twitter accounts. When we look at the popularity of the series, it surpasses many animes with more than 100k followers on the official Twitter account, and the decision for a third season does not surprise us.
Mairimashita! Iruma-kun, which gained a considerable fan base with its first season, continues its success with good criticism for its second season. Fans are already excited for the third season. The anime’s manga is currently being published, and each new anime season is a good opportunity to increase manga sales as well. Originally published by Akita Shoten, the manga series reached a total of 25 volumes, and only the first 11 volumes were adapted into the anime in the first two seasons. Considering that the manga series already contains enough source material and is still ongoing, it is possible to see new seasons after the third season. The manga series does not have an English publisher yet, but we hope it will meet the readers in English in the future.
The renewal announcement made at the end of last year did not include a release date. As time went on, more details emerged. The latest announcement was made on March 17, 2022, and it was announced that the anime will begin airing in October 2022. As of June 27, 2022, fortunately, there is no delay on the announced date. A key visual for the new season has also been released. The 3rd season will focus on Iruma competing with her classmates to gather supplies in a demonic jungle and prepare for an upcoming harvest festival.
October 5, 2019
April 17, 2021
3rd Season Chance of Mairimashita! Iruma-kun
2022 (October 2022)
Popularity on Mynanimelist
Popularity on Social Media
Popularity on Google Searches
Success in Disc Sales
Above Average Reviews (7.74 on MA, 7.7 on IMDb)
Enough Manga Source Material
Ongoing Manga Series
Good Manga Sales (5+ million copies in print)
No Success in Disc Sales
No Big Distributor or Additional Income
What will happen in Season 3 of Iruma-kun?
There is a valid reason why Misfits Class has this name. The students of that class have become the teachers’ nightmare! While Iruma was evil, he led his class to capture the forbidden class Royal One. To hold the Royal One in their hands, everyone in the class must be Level 4, the Daleth. To successfully overcome this situation, all class members must prove themselves by doing their best at the Harvest Festival. For everyone in the class to become stronger, some private teachers will come and help them. During this training, Iruma will need to work with green-haired teacher Bars Robin. The Harvest Festival can essentially be summed up as a survival test for freshmen. In this test, Iruma will pair up with Shax Lied and the class will compete in teams. All members of the class earn points, but Shax and Iruma can’t win even a point for days. With these unfortunate events, how will Iruma become the Young King? Let’s watch and find out.
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