Dr. Stone returns with the announcement of the 3rd season, New World, to premiere on Crunchyroll. The popular science-infused, post-apocalyptic anime series was revealed to debut the next installment on the anime streaming service, starting a new chapter for fans to enjoy. The new season follows the Kingdom of Science led by Senku as they set their eyes on the next objective of discovering the source of the mysterious phenomenon by conquering their next hurdle, a voyage across the sea.
Dr. Stone features science enthusiast, Senku and his friends as they emerge from a global petrification event that ended civilization 200 years ago. The story follows the scientific genius as he attempts to solve various challenges and the mystery of the global phenomenon with his potent knowledge of science and technology. Dr. Stone currently consists of 2 seasons with a total of 36 episodes and 1 special episode, which are all available to enjoy on Crunchyroll for fans who wish to start the anime series or catch up before the debut of Season 3.
Dr. Stone: New World Arc Revealed
Senku and his Kingdom of Science will embark on a new journey across the sea when Dr. Stone New World premieres around the globe on Crunchyroll on April 6, 2023, at 7:30 AM PDT, which will simulcast new episodes every Thursday from Japan.
Along with a brand new trailer reveal of the upcoming third highly anticipated season, Crunchyroll can confirm the English dub will begin premiering on April 20, 2023, at 12:30 PM PDT with new episodes every week. Additional dubs from Crunchyroll will also include German, French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Castilian Spanish, and Italian, with launch dates to be announced at a later time.
Concretely established in a post-apocalyptic world based on the popular manga series of the same name, written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Boichi, and serialised in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, Dr. STONE New World is directed by Shuhei Matsushita (Dr. STONE Ryusui) with animation produced by TMS Entertainment, who are known for MEGALOBOX, Fruits Basket (2019), ReLIFE, and Kamisama Kiss.
Additional staff includes series composition and screenplay by Yuichiro Kido (Star Wars: Visions’ “Akakiri” script); character design by Yuko Iwasa (Yowamushi Pedal the Movie); art direction by Shunichiro Yoshihara (Attack on Titan; JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure); editing by Kumiko Sakamoto (My Hero Academia; Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos); and music composed by Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Tokyo Revengers), Tatsuya Kato (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma), and Yuki Kanesaka (Dr. STONE).
Dr. STONE New World official synopsis:
With the Stone Wars over, the former members of Tsukasa’s Empire of Might join forces with the Kingdom of Science to build a ship capable of sailing across open ocean to seek answers on the mystery of the global petrification. However, before they can begin their voyage Senku and his friends need to find some key resources and push some new scientific advancements to build the type of vessel they need.
Dr. STONE official synopsis:
Several thousand years after a mysterious phenomenon that turns all of humanity to stone, the extraordinarily intelligent, science-driven boy, Senku Ishigami, awakens.
Facing a world of stone and the total collapse of civilisation, Senku makes up his mind to use science to rebuild the world. Starting with his super strong childhood friend Taiju Oki, who awakened at the same time, they will begin to rebuild civilisation from nothing…
Depicting two million years of scientific history from the Stone Age to present day, the unprecedented crafting adventure story is about to begin!
Japanese voice cast and characters:
- Yusuke Kobayashi as Senku Ishigami
- Gen Sato as Chrome
- Manami Numakura as Kohaku
- Kengo Kawanishi as Asagiri Gen
- Ryota Suzuki as Ryusui Nanami
- Makoto Furukawa as Taiju Oki
- Kana Ichinose as Yuzuriha Ogawa
- Tomoaki Maeno as Kinro
- Ayumu Murase as Ginro
- Kensho Ono as Ukyo Saionji
- Akira Ishida as Hyoga
- Yasuhiro Mamiya as Magma
- Karin Takahashi as Suika
- Maaya Sakamoto as Francois
English voice cast:
- Aaron Dismuke as Senku Ishigami
- Matt Shipman as Chrome
- Felecia Angelle as Kohaku
- Brandon McInnis as Asagiri Gen
- Clifford Chapin as Ryusui Nanami
- Ricco Fajardo as Taiju Oki
- Brittany Lauda as Yuzuriha Ogawa
- Josh Grelle as Kinro
- Justin Briner as Ginro
- Mark Allen Jr. as Ukyo Saionji
- Jerry Jewell as Hyoga
- J. Michael Tatum as Magma
- Sarah Wiedenheft as Suika
The next installment of Dr. Stone will be a thrilling adventure as the end of Stone Wars allows Senku and his friends to pursue their next course of action. The use of science in the anime series is second to none as some so many wonderous steps and technologies are highlighted in the series, showing how lucky the modern ages truly is. It will be amazing to find out what items and solutions Senku will use for the next challenge as the new island adds shock and anticipation for the upcoming events teased in the trailer.
Dr. Stone: New World will premiere on April 6, 2023, at 7:30 AM PDT as the 3rd Season of the anime series. The premiere will be available worldwide on the anime streaming service, with a new episode simulcast every Thursday from Japan. The English Dub of the series will follow as the premiere episode will be released on April 20, 2023, at 12:30 PM PDT.
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