At one time, everyone thought Log Horizon season 3 can never happen but there are new sources now which tell us a completely different story. If you want to get more information about the release date of Log Horizon season 3 then you are at the right place. First of all, let us look back at what Log Horizon is all about.
Out of dozens of Isekai anime out there. There are very few who maintain the standard and are loved by the audience. Log Horizon is one of those anime and it is on par with the likes of KonoSuba, SAO, The Rising of the Shield Hero, Overlord, and That Time I got reincarnated as a Slime and some fans even consider it to be better than them.
Log Horizon Story:
The story starts with about thirty thousand Japanese gamers getting trapped in an MMORPG “Elder tail”. The gamers believe that this happened because of the latest update of the game and there could be several hundreds of thousand players around the world.
The main character Shiroe is a college student, he grasps the situation and uses his character menu to see how many of his friends are trapped with him.
He immediately finds his friend Naotsugu who logged in after years and now he also can’t log out. Together they discuss their current situation and how they should probably start treating this game world like home for a while.
They understand that the world they are now trapped in is now different from the world they knew when they used to play behind screens. The grass and the environment are not just pixels, they can be felt by their bodies. Their bodies need food, they need to sleep and they also need to learn how to use their bodies in actual combat.
Not to mention, they have no idea of what this new world has in store for them as they are not familiar with the latest update of the game.
The people who were trapped are now adventures and the others are called people of the land.
However, there is something different about Log Horizon which makes it stand out more. It is really unlike most of the Isekai anime out there.
The characters rely on strategies instead of leveling up, and there isn’t much combat involved. It is more about manipulating the rules than overpowering the other guy.
The first season ended in 2014 and the second season came in months after the first season ended.
The gamers have been trapped for six months and they are now starting to get the hang of this new environment. The adventures are getting sustainable because of Shiroe’s round table Alliance. But getting funds and having spies spy on you can be a little difficult.
And the second season also ends on 28th March 2015.
When Will Log Horizon Season 3 Come Out?
Both seasons were very successful and they were also dubbed by Sentai Filmworks.
What was supposed to happen, was for the studio Satelight to announce the log horizon season 3 shortly after the second season ended, as there is only a gap of few months between the first and the second season.
It has been more than four years without any official announcements.
The number one reason is that the studio doesn’t actually have enough sources to make an entire season of 25 episodes, not even of 12 episodes.
The original writer of the novels went on Hiatus after the tenth volume in 2015 and he hasn’t been around much after that. The 11th volume was published in 2018. Which explains the gap in the second season and the announcement of a third one.
Log Horizon Season 3 Release Date:
Now that the author is back and continuing with the story. There were a lot of rumors saying that the third season will be released in 2019, but 2019 is about one step away from ending and we still have no season 3.
What we can expect is for the third season to appear in the summer of 2020 at the earliest. By then they would have enough material for the third season.
Anime producer KADOKAWA/NHK has finally confirmed the release of Log Horizon Season 3. The latest installment will return in the fall 2020 anime season. The third season of Log Horizon will release in October 2020.
Log Horizon Manga:
Here is some information for manga lovers, The log horizon light novel was adapted into four log horizon mangas with one focusing on the main story and the other three mangas are from the perspectives of the characters.
These three mangas have other main characters with Shiroe as a supporting character, Log Horizon: The West Wind Brigade (Log Horizon: Nishikaze no Ryodan).
- Log Horizon Gaiden: Honey Moon Logs is a spin-off of Log Horizon focusing on the Crescent Moon Alliance. It ended with a total of 24 chapters and 4 volumes, with the conclusion of the Round Table Council arc.
- Log Horizon Gaiden: Kushiyatama, Ganbaru! (Log Horizon Side Story: Kushiyatama, Do Your Best!)
other than these there are spin-offs but they are probably not that important.