After being AFK for a year, is Demon Lord Diablo returning for a third season to rule the Reverie; Let’s find out! with HOW NOT TO SUMMON A DEMON LORD SEASON 3!
How not to summon a demon lord or Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu is quite the isekai-drama series which has a bit of everything for everyone. Even if you are not a fan of this genre, the action and world-building are something which every anime fan can appreciate.
Its light novel written by Yukiya Murasaki and illustrated by Takahiro Tsurusaki and anime adapted by Tezuka Productions and Okuruto Noboru, the series has a mixed bag of receptions. It has 6.7/10 on MyAnimelist.net and 7/10 on IMDB with a PG-13 warning.
The story follows Takuma Sakamoto, a loner who is an expert in the MMORPG game, Cross Reverie. He is strangely transported into the game of his character, Demon Lord Diablo, aka @Diablo-13.
Upon arriving, he learns that two characters, pantherian Rem and Elf Shera, have summoned him to make him their servants. They cast a spell on Takuma, who has a magic rebounding ring, making them his servants with magical collars around their necks.
The introversion leads Takuma to continue playing the game, interact with the NPCs and with his extensive knowledge of the game, free Rem and Shera of the magical collars.
What is the How not to summon a Demon Lord Season 3 release date?
As of writing, there is no official news regarding How not to summon a Demon Lord Season 3 release date.
Tezuka Productions is yet to release any announcement for How not to summon a Demon Lord Season 3, and it might not come anytime soon. The studio is currently working on The Dawn of the Witch, which premiered on 8th April 2022.
The first season was released on 18th September 2018, and the second season came out on 9th April June 2021. This progression takes two or three years for a new season to drop.
If the anime follows this release schedule, we can expect the first episode of How not to summon a Demon Lord Season 3 to premier around late 2023 or early 2024.
What will be the main plot of How not to summon a Demon Lord Season 3 ?
In the final episode of Season 2, “Pretend God”, Diablo and Lumachina work together to beat Vishos. After the battle, Lumachina stays behind to mend the church and reinstate its faith in the people. Horn decides to remain in Sevenwall with Alicia to pursue knowledge in magic.
The season ends with shera showing a ring retrieved from Diablo s’ dungeon, and rose lets shera know it’s a marriage proposal. This incident makes Rem, to which Diablo says they shall go on a journey to find a different ring for Rose.
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How not to summon a Demon Lord Season 3 will probably have a story arc on Shera. The show will also introduce new characters as the heroes travel into Dark Elf territory. Diablo will look to solve the unjust that happens in their race and have a rematch with Modinaram, who has gotten stronger than last time.
How not to summon a Demon Lord Season 3?: Anime vs Light Novel
Yukiya Murasaki has penned down 14 volumes starting from 2nd December 2014, and the final volume will be released on 2nd June 2021. The anime adaption of the light novel is as follows:
The manga is also available, adapted by Naoto Fukuda and has been available in Adokawa’s Suiyobi no Sirius magazine s since 15th June 2015.
The source for new seasons is plenty for the producers to fall back on, but with low ratings, it’s no wonder there isn’t any hype or announcement for a new season.
HOW NOT TO SUMMON A DEMON LORD SALES AND PROFITS
Before the release of the anime, the light novel had sold 1 million copies, but as we know, any adaption of a source material boosts the sales. During postseason one, the sales of the light novels skyrocketed to 3.1 million copies, i.e., tripled in value.
With the sales of the light novels, the digital media like blue ray CDs sold over 6000 units for season 1. The season 2 blue ray edition will only push those numbers up as it’s set for an Uncensored Release.
How not to summon a demon lord characters has been turned into money by merchandising, especially targeting fans of the ‘man of character’ fans. If you know, you know.
Even with a low rating, the sales and profits have been fantastic for the How Not to Summon a Demon Lord franchise. Unless the fans reject the show entirely with a drastic dip in ratings, How not to summon a demon lord season 3 is definitely on the cards.
HOW NOT TO SUMMON A DEMON LORD SEASON 3 CAST ,CREW AND ANIME STAFF
The series is directed by Yūta Murano and written by Kazuyuki Fudeyasu. Shizue Kaneko is the chief character designer, while Yuki Nishioka is the chief animation director. The head colour designer is Ootsuka Natsko, and Satou Teppei is the Director of photography. Yuusuke Katou provides the music.
How not to summon a Demon Lord season 3 dub will be streamed on Crunchyroll for North America and MediaLink for south-east Asia.
If and when the show is confirmed for a third season majority of the cast from Season 1 and 2 will be back for their respective roles. You can find the entire voice cast in the table below:
|Rem Galley||Azumi Waki|
|Shera Greenwood||Yu Serizawa|
|Alicia Cristela||Yumi Hara|
|Celestine Baudelaire||Sayaka Senbongi|
|Emile Bichelberger||Ryotaro Okiayu|
|Ray Chester||Akio Otsuka|
The new season seems unlikely, but with good profit lines and ample novel content, you never know the announcement might be around the corner for How not to summon a demon lord Season 3.