Log Horizon Season 3: Official Name, Cast, Release Date and Adaptation News

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Harsirat Kaur
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Log Horizon Season 3 is a long-awaited installment to the show. The fans have waited for this season for six years now. Are you also one of them? Do you want to know the latest updates on the show? Keep reading this article.

Log Horizon is a Japanese fantasy science-fiction anime written by Mamare Touno and illustrated by Kazuhiro Hara, and the first season premiered in 2013 under the direction of Shinji Ishihira. It is licensed by Sentai Filmworks and run by Anime Networks. The second season premiered in 2014. The plot surrounds thirty thousand Japanese gamers who logged in the game’(MMORPG) Elder Tale’ at the same time and found themselves transported to a virtual game world. In the game, they don their game avatars. While in the virtual world, a socially introverted gamer Shiroe and his friends team up to face the world. They then face all the battles and try to save the world.

When Log Horizon initially aired, people had the impression that it will be like other gaming animes. However, from the first episode, it shows us what happens behind the curtains scenario. One review at IMDb read, “It doesn’t limit itself to some crappy one dimensional forced romance stories.” Another read, “It’s awesome to see how a tactician thinks about doing everything, and not just run in and see what happens.”

When will Log Horizon season 3 air?

Log Horizon Season 3 was roped to air in October 2020. The filming and animation production was on before the COVID-19 outbreak. However, the production had to stop for safety purposes. Fans are waiting since the announcement. The makers are also eager to bring their new work into the world. However, the topped work has not resumed yet. This also pushed the release date forward to January 2021.

Log Horizon season 3 updates
Log Horizon: Destruction of the Round Table (DORT)–Source: Monsters and Critics

The expected plot of Log Horizon Season 3

The third season’s official name is ‘Log Horizon: Destruction of the Round Table.’ It is based on volume 12 of the web novel series, and it’s often called ‘DORT.’ The season will be distributed among 12 episodes. The volume has five chapters, namely:

  • Princess of the Pastry Shop 
  • The People of the Earth’s Protector
  • Winter Rose of Eastal
  • The collapse of the Round Table
  • Each One’s Blessing

If you have read the novels, you will know exactly what will come to reality in Log Horizon Season 3. But, if you haven’t, can you understand the gist from these titles? Yeah! Because same.

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The cast

The cast of the second season will continue showing their talent in the third season too.

  • Daiki Yamashita as Touya
  • Yumi Hara as Marielle
  • Tomoaki Maeno as Naotsugu
  • Memiri Kato as Akatsuki
  • Krystal Laporte as Ashlyn
  • Ayahi Takagaki as Henrietta
  • Joji Nakata as Nyanta
  • Takuma Terashima as Shiroe
Log Horizon Season 3 cast updates
The cutest couple in Log Horizon, Naotsugu and Marielle–Source: Indie DB

There has not been any news for the addition or withdrawal of the previous cast, so we’ll expect these to lend their voices again.

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