Rage of Bahamut Season 3 renewal status explored!
The crossover of animes and video games has long inspired creators to produce iconic mainstream series.
Whether it is Pokemon, Castlevania, or Fate/Stay, animes based on video games continue to garner their own separate fanbase.
Back in 2014, the Rage of Bahamut collectible card game was on the rage, and looking at its popularity, an anime adaption was announced by studio MAPPA.
The premise of Rage of Bahamut is set in the magical world of Mistarcia, where humans, gods, and demons coexist.
History has it that the demon beast Bahamut had threatened to destroy the land, but the inhabitants of Mistarcia kept their differences aside and sealed its power.
The key to protecting the sealing was distributed, with one half given to the gods and the other to demons so that they would never be united and Bahamut never be released.
The story follows a bounty hunter, Favaro Leone, who prefers to live a laid-back and self-serving lifestyle despite the perils of his profession.
Favaro goes about his work, but his nemesis is another bounty hunter, Kaisar Lidfard, who seeks vengeance at all costs.
Aside from Kaisar chasing him, Favaro s’ peaceful life becomes chaos when he meets a mysterious called Amira, who possesses one-half of the Bahamut sealing key.
Will the world be safe upon this meeting as an epic battle awaits between the demons and gods along with those who wish to revive Bahamut is the central plot of the show.
Rage of Bahamut was a relative success however, six years on since the second season, fans wonder if a third season is on the cards.
To find the answer, keep scrolling as we bring you all the latest news and updates on Rage of Bahamut Season 3.
WHAT IS THE RAGE OF BAHAMUT SEASON 3 RELEASE DATE?
Rage of Bahamut: Genesis aired from 6th October 2014 to 29th December 2014 for 12 episodes. The series was renewed for a second season titled Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul, which ran from 7th April 2017 to 29th September 2017 for 24 episodes.
As of writing, there is no update from studio MAPPA on the renewal of Rage of Bahamut Season 3.
|Rage of Bahamut: Genesis
|6th October 2014
|Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul
|7th April 2017
|Rage of Bahamut Season 3
|Yet to be Announced
Production studios consider various financial and commercial metrics before announcing a renewal.
As mentioned earlier, during its release, Rage of Bahamut was one of the few popular worth-watching animes adapted from video games.
The primary objective of the anime was to boost video game sales, which it did, and as a result, the makers saw an opportunity to gain profits from the franchise and decided to form the second season.
Despite the second season being renewed after three years, it was rated 7.4/10 on MyAnimeList, evidencing the popularity of the anime.
The game’s player base has decreased gradually due to no significant update from the creator; however, it might not directly affect the future of the anime.
Cygames are well known for their ventures, such as Shadowverse and Dragalia, which could influence The chances of renewal of Rage of Bahamut Season 3.
While the anime s’ reviews, ratings, and popularity are favorable, a crucial factor for renewal will be the availability of the studio.
Studio MAPPA is one of the biggest production houses out there, and with that status comes a busy schedule.
Currently, the studio is occupied with mainstream series like Jujutsu Kaisen, Chainsaw Man, Hell s’ Paradise, and Attack on Titans, which are far more lucrative as compared to Rage of Bahamut.
Additionally, MAPPA has recently come under massive scrutiny regarding employee pay and welfare.
Considering it has been over six years since the season two premiere, it would not be a surprise if the studio had internally decided not to continue with the Rage of Bahamut franchise due to no monetary gain.
All in All, waiting for updates on the Rage of Bahamut Season 3 trailer or Rage of Bahamut Season 3 release date would appear futile as studio MAPPA has moved on to much more lucrative adaptions.
SHINGEKI NO BAHAMUT MANGA CATCHUP
Shingeki no Bahamut: Twin Heads manga is written by Takamaru Semikawa and illustrated by Ryota-H.
It began serialization in Cygames under their Cycomics on 21st August 2016. The manga has been collected into three volumes, with the latest issue released on 20th August 2017.
RAGE OF BAHAMUT SEASON 3 PLOT
The first season of the anime followed a storyline as shown in the games however, in season two, it was anime-exclusive content made exclusively for Amazon s’ Anime Strike.
Hence, it is unclear whether Shingeki no Bahamut Season 3 characters and plot will differ from the past installments or continue to be exclusive anime content.
We will just have to wait for studio MAPPA if and when they renew for a third season, to provide the update on its plot.
RAGE OF BAHAMUT CAST, CHARACTER, AND CREW
Rage of Bahamut seasons one and two were directed by Keiichi Sato. Yuito Kimura produced the first season, while Nobuhiro Takenaka and Manabu Otsuka produced season two.
The series composition is by Keiichi Hasegawa, while characters are designed by Naoyuki Onda, and the music is composed by Yoshihiro Ike
You can find the list of Rage of Bahamut characters and voice cast below:
While there is no official confirmation from MAPPA on the series cancellation, it is highly unlikely that the studio will revisit Rage of Bahamut Season 3.