Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 3: Renewed or Cancelled + Release Date Predictions
Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 3, when will it release?
Who does not love a good rom-com, especially when two characters with contrasting personalities get along?
Series like Uzaki-chan, Komi Can’t Communicate, Takagi-San, and The Duke of Death and His Maid are critically acclaimed for perfectly featuring the introvert-extrovert trope.
Such series have remained fan favorites each year, and Spring 2021 was no different as the anime adaption of Sōichirō Yamamoto hit the small screens.
The plot follows Naota Hachioji, a sophomore student who prefers isolation and introverted life. He avoids social interactions and spends his time drawing manga.
On one such occasion, his manga drawings are found by first-year student Hayase Nagatoro who calls Naota Senpai and eventually begins teasing him. Naota begins breaking down in tears as Hayase bullying visits become frequent.
She makes fun of his tepid nature and wants him to show more assertiveness. Gradually, Naota, aka Senpai, starts having feelings for Hayase as she becomes more prominent in his life.
Senpai is introduced to Nagatoro s’ friends Gamo, Yosshii, and Sakura, who first join in the bullying antics but later decide to bring Nagatoro and Senpai together.
The journey of a shy Timid Naota to a confident, assertive boy with the help of Nagatoro is the central plot of the show.
Don’t Toy with me miss Nagatoro anime touches on social topics like bullying, and societal aversion, which makes the show highly popular.
After the conclusion of season two, many fans were wondering if there would be a third installment or not.
To find the answer, keep scrolling as we bring you all the latest news and updates on Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 3.
Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro is rated 7.3/10 and ranked #2479 with 742k members on MyAnimeList
WHAT IS THE DON’T TOY WITH ME, MISS NAGATORO SEASON 3 RELEASE DATE?
Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season one aired from 11th April 2021 to 27th June 2021 for 12 episodes.
The anime was renewed for a second season which aired from 8th January 2023 to 26th March 2023 for 12 episodes.
As of writing, there is no update from studio OLM on the renewal of Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 3.
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 1||11th April 2021|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 2||8th January 2023|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 3||Yet to be Announced|
Production studios consider various financial and commercial metrics before announcing a renewal.
Financially, the Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san manga series has sold over 3.5 million copies worldwide, which includes print and digital.
Similar to the first season, Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 2 was also well received however, it wasn’t the top-rated rom-com anime.
Series like Tomo-chan Is a Girl!, The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten, and Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible were rated higher in the Winter 2023 release.
Although the second season couldn’t replicate the hype of season one, it was by no means subpar, which is further evidenced by its IMDB user episode ratings.
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 1||7.8|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 2||7.6|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 3||7.7|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 4||7.8|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 5||8.4|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 6||8.0|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 7||7.6|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 8||7.8|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 9||8.1|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 10||7.5|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 11||7.9|
|Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Episode 12||8.6|
While the reviews and ratings are positive, a crucial factor for renewal will be the availability of studio and source material.
Source material should not be an issue as three volumes are available for Studio OLM, who took over from Telecom Animation Film for the second season.
The good news is that OLM is known to produce sequels, with Komi Can’t Communicate, and Mix is the latest series to receive a renewal.
The bad news is that the production schedule for studio OLM is completely stacked, with as many as four new projects scheduled to release later this year.
Hence, while the series isn’t cancelled, it could be a while before Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 3 gets renewed.
All in All, we can expect some updates on Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 3 trailer, and Don’t Toy with Me and Miss Nagatoro Season 3 release date by Winter 2024.
DONT TOY WITH ME MISS NAGATORO MANGA CATCHUP
Don’t Toy with me miss Nagatoro manga is written and illustrated by Nanashi. It began serialization in Magazine Pocket by Kodansha on 8th June 2018.
The manga has been collected into 16 volumes, with the latest issue released on 9th May 2023.
In November 2019, the manga had over one million copies circulated in Japan and surpassed 1.2 million in mid-July.
By October 2022, the manga had over 3.3 million copies in circulation, and as of January 2023, 3.5 million copies have been sold, including print and digital.
Don’t Toy with me miss Nagatoro manga is rated 7.6/10 and ranked 1584 with 149k members on MyAnimeList.
IJIRANAIDE, NAGATORO-SAN SEASON 3 PLOT
In the finale of Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 2, “Wanna Do Something to Make It Not a Dry Run?”, Senpai and Nagatoro are riding a bus to the aquarium.
En route, Nagatoro teases Senpai by grading him during their outing, which will help him practice for going on dates.
Nagatoro states that it is not a date however, Senpai feels closer to her. Senpai loses points after Nagatoro sees him not holding her hands like other couples.
They decide to get ice cream, wherein Nagatoro gets wasabi while Senpai gets vanilla.
When she offers to let him taste it, Senpai declines, prompting Nagatoro to tease him about being afraid of the typical romance trope, the “indirect kiss.”
In attempting to drive him to taste it, Senpai coincidentally snaps his hand, making his vanilla cone crush against her wasabi cone.
At the point when they return to their cones, Nagatoro messes with Senpai, asking how their indirect kiss tastes.
Nagatoro reports that the time has come to tell Senpai his final points tally.
In the wake of declining focus on things like style, Nagatoro grants him a few points for holding her hand and getting soaked at the dolphin show for her.
Eventually, Senpai scores 50 points out of 1,000 as they both admit the date was the real deal.
When Yoshi and Gamo, at long last, make up for a lost time to Nagatoro and Senpai, they start running toward them to interfere with their date.
After seeing them talking personally on the oceanfront, Yoshi gets Gamo and stops her, saying they would instead not “block” their chance.
Back at school, Nagatoro has been giving Gamo and Yoshi the cold shoulder for messing up her date. However, she finally caves, inviting them to eat in the art room.
Once there, she catches Hana attempting to feed Senpai lunch and grows jealous before learning it is an apology lunch.
When Hana offers to make him lunch for the rest of the week, Nagatoro intervenes, saying she will do it. However, Senpai only declines her offer because he plans to bring her lunch.
The episode ends with Nagatoro asking Senpai if he’d like to finish what they started before the two finally embrace.
Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 3 covered till Chapter 91 of the manga, which means Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 3 will begin by adapting Chapter 92.
Nagatoro is not pleased with Sunomiya, who is feeding self-made bento to Senpai to make up for spoiling the date.
She becomes jealous when Sunomiya plans to feed Senpai for a whole week, which prompts her to feed him her bento.
Senpai refuses the offer as he indicates the trouble it would cause cooking during morning training the following day.
Disheartened, Nagatoro agreed, while all the girls watched Senpai cooly due to having “made a mess again”; then Gamo-chan convinced him not to be stubborn and accept Nagatoro’s offer.
Hearing this, Senpai told Nagatoro that he would love to have her bento if she would accept one from him, which she joyfully accepted.
Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san Season 3 characters, and Nagatoro will be involved in their way to prepare special tonkatsu for senpai.
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DONT TOY WITH ME MISS NAGATORO SEASON 3 CAST, CHARACTERS, AND CREW
Don’t Toy with me miss Nagatoro is directed by Hirokazu Hanai, who Shinji Ushiro later replaced for the second season.
Characters are designed by Misaki Suzuki, and the music is composed by Gin. Makoto Shirashi and Jin Aketagawa serve as the art and sound directors, respectively.
Animation is produced by Studio OLM, who took over from studio Telecom Animation Film for the second season.
You can find the Don’t Toy with me miss Nagatoro characters and cast below:
|Hayase Nagatoro||Sumire Usesaka|
|Naota Hachiouji||Daiki Yamashita|
|Club President||Nana Mizuki|
Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 3 should be on the cards to receive a renewal, but the studio s’ busy production schedule would cite that it might not happen in the near future.