World Trigger 3rd Season TV Anime to Premiere October 9
During the World Trigger Channel Vol.1 live stream tonight, it was announced that the upcoming 3rd season of the Toei Animation-produced series will premiere on October 9 on the NUMAnimation block on TV Asahi. The live stream also premiered a brand new trailer for the season, but it is currently region-locked to Japan.
The live stream also announced that a second live stream, titled World Trigger Channel Vol.2, will be occurring on September 8 on the Toei Animation YouTube channel. Also revealed was a World Trigger THE MUSIC EXPO concert with composer Kenji Kawai leading the World Trigger Symphonic Band for October 17 at the Tokyo Garden Theater, where fans will be able to experience the famous scenes from the anime series with an orchestral score.
Teaser visual for World Trigger 3rd Season:
The first season of World Trigger aired from October 2014 to April 2016, totaling 73 episodes, with the second season starting in January 2021. Both seasons are currently streaming on Crunchyroll, which describes the series as such:
One day, a gate to another world opened in Mikado City. Invaders from another dimension, referred to thereafter as Neighbors, overran the area around the gate, leaving the city gripped by fear. However, a mysterious group suddenly appeared and repelled the Neighbors. This Border Defense Agency independently researches Neighbor technology and fights to protect this world. In a short time, they managed to build an enormous base and prepare a defensive system against the Neighbors. it's been four years since then.
Source: Toei Animation on YouTube
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