On the Twitter account of the anime adaptation of “Dr. STONE”, it was announced today that the series will receive a sequel Dr. STONE Season 3 that adapts the “Age of Exploration” Arc. It is not yet clear when and in what form this will happen. Watch a teaser video for the announcement below.
Will there be a Dr Stone Season 3?
Many factors can affect the release date of Dr Stone Season 3. I will discuss those factors later in the Studio section. But before that, let’s see what the plot of Dr. Stone Season 3 will be. The Dr. Stone Season 3 will most probably adopt two arcs of the manga with a total of 56 chapters (Ch. 83 – Ch. 138). Dr Stone Season 3 might release in either Fall 2021 (October) or the first half of 2022.
Dr. STONE Season 3 Release Date
The first two seasons of “Dr. STONE” were directed by Shinya Iino (episode director at “Barakamon”) at the studio TMS Entertainment. Yuichiro Kido (“Fruits Basket“) wrote the screenplay, while Yuko Iwasa (“Fighting Beauty Wulong”) acted as a character designer. The music was composed by Hiroaki Tsutsumi, Tatsuya Katou and Yuki Kanesaka.
The first season, which consists of 24 episodes, was broadcast on Japanese television between July and December 2019. “Dr. STONE: Stone Wars“, the second season of the anime adaptation, began in January 2021 and ended today with the eleventh episode.
Dr. Stone, the anime series official social media pages put out a trailer announcing season 3, expected to release in 2022. The English subtitles of the announcement teaser were shared by a Twitter user and it confirms that season 3 will see its heroes embark on an exciting long seafaring journey.
Dr. STONE Teaser
Dr. Stone Season 3 Studio
Dr. Stone Season 3 will be animated by TMS Entertainment, which has also animated the previous two seasons. Currently, in Spring 2021, TMS Entertainment is airing three anime, Burning Kabaddi, Nomad: Megalo Box 2, and Fruits Basket: The Final.
They have Spirit Chronicles coming out in July 2021, while Hanma Baki: Son of Ogre will release in 2021, but the exact date is not known yet. They also have an Anpanman movie coming out in June 2021.
Considering the upcoming projects of TMS Entertainment, Dr. Stone Season 3 will come out in Fall 2021 if the third season is already under production, or else it will be released in Winter (January) / Spring (April) 2022.
Dr. STONE Action
Several thousand years after humanity was petrified by a mysterious phenomenon, the exceptionally intelligent and science-inspired Senku Ishigami awakens from his sleep. With nothing but stones and a collapsed civilization around him, Senku decides to rebuild the world with the help of science. Together with his muscle-packed childhood friend Taiju Oki, who awoke at the same time, they want to rebuild society from nowhere …
More than two million years of scientific history, from the Stone Age to the present day, are united in this unprecedented adventure story that is now beginning!