Anime & Manga News Archive: Dec 11-17, 2023

Anime & Manga News Archive

This is the Anime & Manga news delivered for the period of Dec 11-17, 2023.

Japan Geeks compiles and shares the latest information on anime and manga every week. We have archived the recent editions of Weekly Anime & Manga Digest here, so if you’d like to look back and catch up on some information, check out the list below!

Recent Past: Dec 11-17, 2023

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 4, Hashira Training Arc, Set to Air in Spring 2024

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Hashira Training Arc
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Hashira Training Arc ©吾峠呼世晴/集英社・アニプレックス・ufotable

The broadcast period for Season 4 of the currently most anticipated anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has been decided to start from April 2024. Following the completed manga, the recent anime’s season 3 also had a hugely successful run in Spring 2023. The upcoming Season 4, titled the Hashira Training Arc, will feature Tanjiro and his companions training under the strongest Hashira characters. The story is definitely approaching its climax.

▶︎Check out the new promotional reel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3z6rcD_LQ8

World Tour Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – To the Hashira Training Scheduled for February 2, 2024

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - To the Hashira Training
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – To the Hashira Training ©吾峠呼世晴/集英社・アニプレックス・ufotable

Ahead of the broadcast of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 4, a new world tour Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – To the Hashira Training is scheduled to start on February 2, 2024. It includes a movie featuring Episode 11 of the Swordsmith Village Arc (Season 3) and the first episode of the upcoming Hashira Training Arc (Season 4). The movie is scheduled to be screened sequentially in movie theaters in over 140 countries and regions worldwide.

My Hero Academia Season 7 Set to Air in Spring 2024

My Hero Academia Season 7
My Hero Academia Season 7 © 堀越耕平/集英社・僕のヒーローアカデミア製作委員会

The broadcast of Season 7 of the most popular ongoing action series, My Hero Academia, has finally been decided to start from Spring 2024, which means from April onwards. Following Season 6, which aired from October 2022 to March 2023, we are excited to see how the story unfolds. The new key visual for Season 7 has also been released simultaneously.

The New Anime Movie Trapezium Set for Release on May 10, 2024

Trapezium
Trapezium ©2024「トラペジウム」製作委員会

The new anime movie Trapezium is an anime adaptation of a novel written by Kazumi Takayama, a former member of the hugely popular idol group Nogizaka46. The production is by CloverWorks, adding another exciting movie to look forward to in 2024.

The First Key Visual for Mission: Yozakura Family Unveiled

Mission: Yozakura Family
Mission: Yozakura Family ©権平ひつじ/集英社・夜桜さんちの大作戦製作委員会

The key visual for the new anime Mission: Yozakura Family, set to air in 2024, has been released. Keep an eye out for this new anime born from a Shonen Jump manga.

New Anime Production for Ascendance of a Bookworm Confirmed

New Anime Production for Ascendance of a Bookworm
New Anime Production for Ascendance of a Bookworm ©2023 Miya Kazuki/TO Books. Illustrated by You Shiina

The production of the latest part of the anime Ascendance of a Bookworm, which concluded its light novel series in December, has been confirmed. It will adapt the story arc of Part 3: Adopted Daughter of an Archduke. Notably, Wit Studio will be handling the animation production, differing from the previous three seasons.


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