Pop Team Epic Season 3, will it happen?
Parody often utilizes surreal humor wherein behaviors of characters put into absurd situations extract deliberate violations of conventional reasoning.
Parody of pop culture inside the anime world and its combination of surrealism.
Whatever it is, it creates a cult following between Japanese and Western audiences.
One such parody anime was privy to Winter 2018 slate as the anime adaption of Bkub Okawa s’ manga series Pop Team Epic hit the small screens.
This story revolves around two characters, one Popuko and second Pipimi.
The unlikely pairing of Popuku-Pipimi encounters bizarre situations and finds more reckless ways to react to them.
Their antics are of epic proportions as even the mundane events turn into an exaggeration of action, drama, and crudeness.
Pop Team Epic chronicles the misadventures of Popuku-Pipimi as their exploits have no boundaries, often resulting in ludicrous actions and endings.
The Season 1 and Season 2 of Pop Team Epic were very successful and fans are wondering whether Season 3 will come or not.
To find the answer, keep scrolling as we bring you all the latest news and updates on Pop Team Epic Season 3.
Pop Team Epic is rated 7.2/10 and ranked #2692 with 219k embers on MyAnimeList
WHAT IS THE POP TEAM EPIC SEASON 3 RELEASE DATE?
Pop Team Epic Season One aired from 7th January 2018 to 25th March 2018 for 12 episodes.
The first season was followed by a two-episode special, which premiered on 1st April 2019.
The series was renewed for a second season 2nd October 2022 to 18th December 2022 for 12 episodes.
As of writing, there is no update from studio Space Neko Company and Kamikaze Douga on the renewal of Pop Team Epic Season 3.
|Pop Team Epic Season 1||7th January 2018|
|Pop Team Epic Season 2||2nd October 2022|
|Pop Team Epic Season 3||Yet to be Announced|
Production Studios consider various financial and commercial metrics before announcing a renewal.
If we talk about the financial aspect of this anime, you will get to see the merchandise of the Popuko or Pipimi as a virtual spectator. The figurines sold one million units in late May 2018. Blu-ray discs are another revenue medium for the creators available for both seasons.
While the reviews, ratings and profits are mostly in favor, a crucial factor for renewal will be the availability of studio and source material.
Studio Space Neko Company and Kamikaze Douga produced the second season but haven’t listed any new projects for 2023.
But, both studios are relatively small and don’t have the production capacity to work on multiple projects in a year.
However, the creators took four years to produce a sequel, and considering the limited dates of both studios, Pop Team Epic Season 3 could follow suit.
Additionally, there is also a possibility that the series ends with season two as creators look for much more lucrative projects.
Source material should not be of massive concern as there is enough for creators to produce Pop Team Epic Season 3.
All in All, the prospect of Pop Team Epic Season 3 happening are at even odds, and it’s completely up to the studio s’ discretion.
If the series does get renewed for a third season, we can expect updates on Pop Team Epic Season 3 trailer and Pop Team Epic Season 3 release date by Winter 2026.
POPUTEPIPIKKU MANGA CATCHUP
Poputepipikku manga is written and illustrated by Bkub Okawa. It began serialization in Takeshobo’s Manga Life Win website between 29th August 2014 and 7th November 2015.
The first volume was released in print on 7th December 2015. Okawa released the “second season” on the Manga Life Win website between 18th February 18 2016 and 30th April 2017.
The second volume was released on 7th June 2017. A “third season” began on the Manga Life Win website on 10th October 2017.
Poputepipikku manga is rated 7.7/10 and ranked #1359 with 12k members on MyAnimeList
POP TEAM EPIC CAST, CHARACTER, AND CREW
Pop Team Epic is directed and scripted by Jun Aoki. Music is composed by Gin, with Thibault Tresca setting the art.
Animation is produced by the studio Space Neko Company and Kamikaze Douga.
You can find the list of Pop Team Epic characters and voice cast below:
|Hōchū Ōtsuka, Noriko Hidaka (original)|
Kotono Mitsuishi, Norio Wakamoto (Repeat)
|Ayana Taketatsu, Shigeru Chiba (original)|
Azusa Tadokoro, Akira Kamiya (Repeat)
|Sumire Uesaka, Norio Wakamoto (original)|
Asami Imai, Kaito Ishikawa (Repeat)
|Satomi Satō, Akira Kamiya (original)|
Suzuko Mimori, Kōsuke Toriumi (Repeat)
|Yū Kobayashi, Tomokazu Sugita (original)|
Kaori Nazuka, Yūki Kaji (Repeat)
|Kaori Nazuka, Yūki Kaji (original)|
Mamiko Noto, Daisuke Namikawa (Repeat)
|Akiko Yajima, Kōsuke Toriumi,|
Tōru Adachi (Team AC), Shunsuke Itakura (Team AC) (Pop Team Story)
|Azusa Tadokoro, Daisuke Namikawa|
|Asami Imai, Kaito Ishikawa|
Yū Kobayashi, Tomokazu Sugita (Repeat)
|Suzuko Mimori, Wataru Takagi|
|Mamiko Noto, Banjō Ginga|
|Kotono Mitsuishi, Jouji Nakata|
|Yui Horie, Akira Ishida (Blue Dragon),|
Haruka Tomatsu, Kenichi Ogata (White Tiger),
Atsuko Tanaka, Kenshō Ono (Vermilion Bird),
Nao Tōyama, Jun Fukuyama (Black Tortoise)[c]
|Kikuko Inoue, Bin Shimada (Blue Dragon),|
Kaori Fukuhara, Yōsuke Akimoto (White Tiger),
Rei Sakuma, Kōji Yusa (Vermilion Bird),
Chisa Yokoyama, Takehito Koyasu (Black Tortoise)[c]
|Minori Chihara, Ryō Horikawa|
|Rie Kugimiya, Toshiyuki Morikawa|
|Inuko Inuyama, Yuma Uchida|
|Mariya Ise, Yū Mizushima|
|Yuki Kaida, Shintarō Asanuma|
|Hekiru Shiina, Toshiki Masuda|
|Tōru Adachi (Team AC), Koichi Yamadera|
|Kyoko Hikami, Akio Ōtsuka|
|Yūko Miyamura, Mugihito|
|Kumiko Nishihara, Atsushi Abe|
|25 S2-11||Minako Kotobuki, Hidenari Ugaki|
|26 S2-12||Shuuichi Ikeda|
If and when the series is renewed, Pop Team Epic Season 3 could be another long wait similar to season two.