World Trigger Season 3: Release Date and Everything We Know
World Trigger Season 3

World Trigger Season 3: Release schedule, episode count, streaming and other details about the third season of World Trigger anime.

With the second season of anime, ‘World Trigger’ concluded on April 4, 2021, fans are wondering when the show will return for the next season. World Trigger is a Japanese anime series based on the manga series of the same name written and illustrated by Daisuke Ashihara. Season 1 comprising of 73 episodes aired from October 5, 2014, to April 3, 2016. Following the success of the first season, the series gets a second season, with the same cast reprising their roles.

The second season comprising of 12 episodes aired from Jan 10, 2021, to Apr 4, 2021. Soon after the second season concluded, the fans started demanding the third season. So, when will the third season premiere? Here’s everything you need to know about World Trigger Season 3 including its release date, cast, episode count.

World Trigger Season 3 Release Date

During Jump Festa 2020, it was announced that the anime series will receive a third season. That’s even before the second season started airing in Jan 2021.

With season 2 airing only one cour (quarter), the upcoming season will likely cover the next cour. During the AnimeJapan 2021 event in March 2021, World Trigger Season 3 release date was announced. Later, the show’s social media accounts confirmed it.

World Trigger Season 3 debuted on Sunday, October 10, 2021, in Japan on ANN (TV Asahi). The season finale (episode 14) aired in Japan on Jan 23, 2022.

World Trigger Season 3 streaming on Crunchyroll 

After the broadcast in Japan, the first episode will be available for international fans on Crunchyroll. The release date and time in other regions depend on whether Crunchyroll simulcast it for international markets.

World Trigger Season 3 premiered on Crunchyroll in Japan at 1:30 AM on Oct 10, 2021. Here’s when episode 1 premiered in different time zones:

  • Pacific Time: 10-11 AM PDT on October 9, 2021
  • Central Time: 12-1 PM CDT on October 9, 2021
  • Eastern Time: 1-2 PM EDT on October 9, 2021
  • British Time: 6-7 PM BST on October 9, 2021
  • Indian Time: 10-11 PM IST on October 9, 2021

The third season followed the same release schedule for the subsequent episodes.

How many episodes are there in World Trigger Season 3?

There is a gap of just five months between the second and third seasons. This is not a general pattern for anime series’. Originally, only 12 episodes were listed for World Trigger Season 3 on its official website. However, the makers added two extra episodes to end the third season on a cliffhanger. So, Season 3 has a total of 14 episodes now.

Episode 13 was released on Jan 9, 2022, while Episode 14 was delayed and aired on Jan 23, 2022. The season 3 finale was the 99th episode of the anime series. 

Details about World Trigger anime series

World Trigger is a science fiction action anime. It is set in a world under constant threat of attack from multidimensional creatures known as Neighbors. After their attack, the humans realized that their traditional weapons have no match to the new enemy power. A new enigmatic organization called Border emerged. Using World Triggers, weapons made from Neighbor technology, it forced the enemies to leave for the time. Hiroyuki Yoshino is the scriptwriter.

Toei Animation produced it. Morio Hatano (season 1) and Kouji Ogawa (season 2) are the series directors. Toshihisa Kaiya and Hitomi Tsuruta are the character designers and animation directors.

The English dub of World Trigger Season 1 and 2 are available on Crunchyroll. Not to mention, the series is available in original and dubbed versions on many free sites like Kissanime, 9anime, and more.