Blue Exorcist Season 3: The Japanese supernatural action manga series is written and illustrated by Kazue Katou. The series was developed into anime in April 2011 by A-1 Pictures. The anime had release its two seasons and the second season just ended with 12 episodes on March 25, 2017. The latest release of the anime created long waves and tremor of enthusiasm amongst the fans for the series. Both the light novel series and the anime is highly loved by the fans and the sales have always been extraordinary for the series. There is more than one reason to believe that the A-1 Pictures will develop “Blue Exorcist Season 3” for sure in the recent future.
The anime is set in a world which has two mirror dimensions attached to each other. One of them is Assiah, the dimension where the humans live and the other is Gehenna, where the demons live and are ruled by Satan. There cannot be any journey between the worlds but however, a demon can come to Assiah through possession of any living being. There is a group consists of people called Exorcists whose work is to eliminate all the demons who act in a damaging manner in Assiah.
The group has a history of over 2000 years and now it has branches all over the world and is secretly under the command of Vatican. The story revolves around the young boy named Rin Okumura who is raised along with his twin brother Yukio Okumura by an Exorcist Shiro Fujimoto. He learns that he and his brother are sons of Satan while watching Shiro dying to protect them. Rin draws the demon Slaying sword Kurikara which restrains his demonic powers. Now Rin and his younger twin Yukio wish to become Exorcists in the memory of their guardian Shiro.
The second season of the anime was released after a long wait for the audiences. It has been almost a wait of six years for the fans to get a new season for the anime but it seems like, for Blue Exorcist Season 3, the A-1 Pictures are working just after the end of the second season. The previous season left many of the fans confused as the story narrative went a bit off the track from the manga source material. But it is said that the “Blue Exorcist Season 3” will put the narrative back on with the manga.
Spoilers for the Blue Exorcist Season 3
It is said by a few fans the “Blue Exorcist Season 3” will be based on the Illuminati arc. The arc focuses on a mysterious group of exorcists known as Illuminati. They were initially a group of demons killer and exorcists but now The King of Light, Lucifer as their leader it seems like now their agenda lies with the demons and Satan. Their goal is to revive Satan and to do so they need to capture Rin and Yukio alive and experiment on them. They are also experimenting with human zombies and to create a perfect elixir.
Blue Exorcist Season 3 Release Date
The second season of the anime just ended a few months ago with 12 episodes and since then there has been no announcement about the release date of the show. But the producers of the show at A-1 Pictures said that they will not be taking as much time for the next season as they took for this one. This means that the fans will be getting Blue Exorcist Season 3 sooner than they think.