Crunchyroll has announced that it will simulcast Dr. Stone Season 3 on April 6, with an English dub to follow on April 20. Titled Dr. Stone: New World, Seku and his friends will set off on a journey to the open ocean to seek answers to the mystery of global pertification.
A new trailer dedicated to the anime’s third season previews Senku and his friends’ adventures, with Huwei Ishizaki’s opening theme song in the background. Although the Dr. Stone manga has already come to an end, the upcoming season will likely showcase major revelations for fans. Senku needs to find some key resources and push some scientific advancements to build a new type of vessel he needs. The protagonist will build a ship capable of traveling across the open ocean to uncover the secret behind global perfitification. Fans can expect a new presentation of the Stone World with a number of pilot twists.
The direct sequel to Dr. Stone Ryusui will follow the events of the Source of the Pertification Saga, which is widely viewed as the best story arc in Dr. Stone history. The production house revealed that the anime will be broadcast in two split courts, with Maaya Sakamoto joining the cast as Francois. Speaking of the casting team, Makoto Furukawa and Yusuke Kobayashi will reprise their roles as Taiju Oki and Senku Ishigami. Atsumi Tezanaki and Ayumu Murase, on the other hand, will e returning as Niki Hanada and Ginro, respectively.
Shuhei is directing the third season with Yuichiro Kido penning the script. Yuko Iwasa and Shunichiro Yoshihara are attached to the anime as character designer and art director at TMS Animation.
Dr. Stone, also known as Senku Ishigama, is a young scientist whose aim is to free humanity from a disastrous fate as he encounters new enemies and makes friends along the way. He will seemingly find out who is behind locking people inside stone prisons for decades.
The Dr. Stone TV anime was first released in July 2019, followed by the second season in January 2021. Crunchyroll streamed both series for international audiences with English sub and dub as they aired in Japan. The manga version debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2017, and the final volume released in March 2022. Viz Media is publishing the manga digitally and in print.
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