World Trigger Manga to Go on Hiatus Until June 2022 Due to the Author’s Health

The official Twitter account for the World Trigger manga has announced that the series will be taking the month off and return in the July 2022 issue of Jump SQ., which is scheduled to be released on June 3, 2022. The tweet explained that the hiatus is due to the “poor physical condition” of manga creator Daisuke Ashihara but didn’t go into further details. The manga also took breaks in the March 2021, May 2021, November 2021, and February 2022 issues.

Ashihara debuted World Trigger in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 2013. The manga went on hiatus in November 2016 due to Ashihara’s poor physical health, and returned in the magazine in October 2018 for five issues before moving to Shueisha’s Jump SQ. magazine in December 2018. VIZ Media is publishing the manga in English.

Source: Crunchyroll

The Broadcast of the 14th Episode of the Third Season of the World Trigger Anime Has Been Rescheduled

The official Twitter account for the World Trigger anime has announced that the 14th and final episode of the third season will air on January 23, 2022.

The episode was to have aired in Japan on January 16, 2022, but the stations preempted their programming due to special news bulletins regarding the tsunami alert associated with the underwater volcano exploding in Tonga.. The anime’s Twitter account confirmed the delay 23 minutes later.

Because of this rescheduling, the premiere date for the Salaryman’s Club anime in Japan has been pushed back one week to January 30, 2022.

Source: ANN

The Broadcast of the 14th Episode of the Third Season of the World Trigger Anime Is Suspended

The official Twitter account for the World Trigger anime has posted a terse and sudden announcement confirming that the planned broadcast of the 14th episode of the third season has been suspended and that further announcements on the series and episode broadcast will be made via the account and the series official homepage. The announcement was made 35 minutes before the episode’s scheduled broadcast in Japan and gave no reason for the sudden suspension.

Crunchyroll is simulcasting the third season of the World Trigger anime as it airs in Japan.

UPDATE: It was later confirmed that the episode’s airing was suspended for news bulletins covering the tsunami alert associated with the underwater volcano exploding in Tonga.

Source: Crunchyroll
Source: ANN

World Trigger Manga to Take One Month Break Due to the Author’s Health

The official Twitter account for Shueisha’s Jump SQ. magazine has announced that Daisuke Ashihara’s World Trigger manga will not appear in the magazine’s February 2022 issue on January 4, 2022, due to the author’s poor health. The manga is scheduled to return in the March 2022 issue, which will ship on February 4, 2022. The manga also took breaks in the March 2021, May 2021, and November 2021 issues.

Ashihara debuted World Trigger in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 2013. The manga went on hiatus in November 2016 due to Ashihara’s poor physical health, and returned in the magazine in October 2018 for five issues before moving to Shueisha’s Jump SQ. magazine in December 2018. VIZ Media is publishing the manga in English.

Source: ANN

Crunchyroll Announces More Titles for Its Fall 2021 Anime Lineup

Crunchyroll has announced that it has added more titles for its Fall 2021 anime lineup.

The Ancient Magus’ Bride OAD
Airtime: December 2021
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Digimon Ghost Game
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

Let’s Make a Mug Too Season 2
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS

World Trigger Season 3
Airtime: TBD
Available in: North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, EMEA, and CIS

Source: Crunchyroll

World Trigger Manga to Take One Month Break Due to the Author’s Health

The official Twitter account for Shueisha’s Jump SQ. magazine has announced that Daisuke Ashihara’s World Trigger manga will not appear in the magazine’s November 2021 issue on October 4, 2021, due to the author’s “sudden illness.” The Twitter account posted a letter from Ashihara where he stated that his head/neck specifically is what is in poor health right now. World Trigger is planned to resume in the December 2021 issue, which will ship in early November 2021.

The manga also took breaks in the March 2021 and May 2021 issues.

Ashihara debuted World Trigger in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 2013. The manga went on hiatus in November 2016 due to Ashihara’s poor physical health, and returned in the magazine in October 2018 for five issues before moving to Shueisha’s Jump SQ. magazine in December 2018. VIZ Media is publishing the manga in English.

Source: ANN

The Third Season of the World Trigger Anime to Premiere on October 9, 2021

A livestream event for the World Trigger franchise has announced that the anime’s third season is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on October 9, 2021.

The third season will feature a returning cast, including:

  • Tomo Muranaka is Yūma Kuga
  • Yuuki Kaji is Osamu Mikumo
  • Nao Tamura is Chika Amator
  • Yūichi Nakamura is Yūichi Jin
  • Nobunaga Shimazaki is Hyuse

The second season of World Trigger premiered on January 9, 2021.

Source: ANN

Section23 Films Announces June 2021 Release Slate

Home video distributor Section23 Films has announced its June 2021 slate of anime releases.

Product details follow, in order of release

Coming June 2021

Title: MYSTERIOUS GIRLFRIEND X
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 375 min.
Street Date: 6/1/2021
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $59.98

SYNOPSIS: Mikoto Urabe might be an anti-social loner who sleeps on her desk, carries scissors in her underwear, and laughs insanely for no apparent reason, but when Akira Tsubaki comes into contact with her saliva, he finds himself inexplicably addicted to her. And if that’s not an unusual enough basis for a relationship, what’s even weirder is that not only does Urabe seem to find this twisted state of affairs to be completely normal, but she already appears to have plans for her new friend. But can a girl having great expectorations for you be a good thing? Find out as Urabe puts a spittle love in Tsubaki’s heart and things get REALLY bizarre as “sharing spit with a girl” takes on an entirely new meaning in the most dysfunctional bodily functional anime ever: Mysterious Girlfriend X.

Title: WORLD TRIGGER
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 3275 min.
Street Date: 6/8/2021
Format: BD
Language: 1450 / 1825 min. English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $149.98

SYNOPSIS: Four years ago, a mysterious gate to another world suddenly appeared, allowing malevolent creatures called “Neighbors” to invade Mikado City. Impervious to normal military hardware, the Neighbors seemed unstoppable until the Border Defense Agency turned the tide with a new form of weapon called a “Trigger.” Now the Neighbors are still here, lurking, while young Osamu Mikumo, one of the BDA’s latest Trigger trainees, is under orders to not use his new abilities… orders that Osamu violates when he sees a new classmate being dragged into a Forbidden Area. Instead of staging a rescue, however, Osamu is stunned to see the boy defeat the Neighbors by himself. Who is Yuma Kuga, where did he get his powers, and is he some form of Neighbor are just the first of many mysteries that Osamu will have to solve in World Trigger.

Title: TO LOVE RU DARKNESS
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 300 min.
Street Date: 6/15/2021
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $69.98

SYNOPSIS: Becoming the significant other of an alien Princess has been hard enough on Rito Yuki, but just as he’s starting to cope with life with Lala, their domestic “bliss” is torn asunder when not one but TWO more princesses are dropped into the mix. Needless to say, having Lala’s sisters, Nana and Momo, transfer to Earth is a recipe for disaster, especially after Momo decides that the way to horn in on Rito’s relationship with Lala is to bring in even more girls. And, of course, this is the point when galactic scourge Yami, the Golden Darkness, decides to pop by with an army of possessed high school students. Now it’s no longer a question of whether Rito will last to the end of the week, but whether Earth itself will survive the ultimate romantic cataclysm in To Love Ru – Darkness.

Title: QUEEN’S BLADE REBEL WARRIORS
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 480 min.
Street Date: 6/15/2021
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $79.98

SYNOPSIS: The Queen’s Blade tournament may be over, but the stories of the feisty feminine fighters continue in a scintillating collection of bodice-ripping, chest heaving yarns that will leave you breathless. First, the surviving sword maidens scatter across the lands seeking fame and fortune. With that additional exposure, however, come new dangers: witches, tentacle monsters, and even each other. Then, when the once-noble Queen Claudette’s ways seem to have turned to oppression and persecution, a new generation of warriors must take up their naked blades. Baring their fury in open rebellion, an unprecedented force of femme fatales come together with the goal of stripping the evil queen from her throne. If a heart of gold lurks in the breast of the noblest warriors, prepare to bear witness to a treasure trove of improbable magnitude in the Queen’s Blade – Rebel Warriors Collection.

Title: DORORO
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 600 min.
Street Date: 6/29/2021
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $89.98

SYNOPSIS: Life as an orphan in feudal Japan is brutal, and while street thief Dororo has managed to survive, wile and craft can only go so far in the body of a child. Then, just when it seems that Dororo’s luck has run out, he’s rescued from a man-eating ghoul by a mysterious young man wearing a doll-like mask and artificial limbs that conceal deadly blades. Born without arms, legs, sight, hearing and even skin after his father crafted a monstrous deal with the forces of darkness, Hyakkimaru now somehow seeks out the demons who cursed him, regaining one of his lost attributes for each monster slain. With deadly secrets from his own past to protect, the young thief joins into an alliance with the impossible warrior, setting forth on a quest to restore Hyakkimaru’s stolen humanity and rid Japan of devils in Dororo.

Title: SWORDGAI
Published by: Sentai Filmworks
Distributed by: Section23 Films
Run Time: 600 min.
Street Date: 6/29/2021
Format: BD
Language: English & Japanese with English Subtitles
SRP: $89.98

SYNOPSIS: Infernal Weapons grant their wielders incredible power, but as each blade and hammer hosts an evil spirit, contracting their services requires a price few are willing to pay. Even the few who can master a demonic weapon without becoming its slave, the Chrysalis, are destined to slowly lose their humanity, transforming into beings of pure violence known as Busoma. For years, the secretive Shoshidai have sought to gather all such devices and hide them away, but not even they can always resist the temptation to take the weapons for themselves. What chance, then, does young Gai Ogata stand after his dying mother, possessed by the sword, Shiryu, leaves it for his infant hands? And when his own arm is destroyed and replaced with one made from that same sword, all hell will be unleashed in SwordGai.

World Trigger Manga to Take Another One Month Break Due to the Author’s Health

The official Twitter account for Daisuke Ashihara’s World Trigger manga has announced that the manga will not appear in Jump SQ.‘s May 2021 issue on April 2, 2021, due to the author’s poor physical health. The account again confirmed that Ashihara’s illness is not COVID-19, and added that Ashihara is currently recovering. The manga also took a break from the March 2021 issue, which came out on February 4, 2021.

Ashihara debuted World Trigger in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 2013. The manga went on hiatus in November 2016 due to Ashihara’s poor physical health, and returned in the magazine in October 2018 for five issues before moving to Shueisha’s Jump SQ. magazine in December 2018. VIZ Media is publishing the manga in English.

Source: ANN

The Third Season of the World Trigger Anime to Premiere in October 2021

The stage presentation for the World Trigger franchise at the AnimeJapan 2021 event revealed that the previously announced third season of the anime will premiere in October 2021.

The third season will feature a returning cast, including:

  • Tomo Muranaka is Yūma Kuga
  • Yuuki Kaji is Osamu Mikumo
  • Nao Tamura is Chika Amator
  • Yūichi Nakamura is Yūichi Jin
  • Nobunaga Shimazaki is Hyuse

The second season of World Trigger premiered on January 9, 2021.

Source: ANN