News Round-Up: Jump Festa Part Two


Following up on Part One’s News Coverage of Shueisha’s Jump Festa Virtual Event, I have to issue an apology to you all, yesterday’s article forgot the announcement of such things as the new Stage Plays, World Trigger getting a third season (Amazing since we haven’t gotten a chance to see the second season yet, which will be premiering next month!) But other than that, here are the updates I missed, and the new items that were reported recently:

World Trigger Season Two Visual 2

World Trigger gets a Third Season

Following a stage presentation at Jump Festa 2021, Daisuke Ashihara‘s World Trigger will be getting another season, also the presentation confirmed that the second season will run for one cour (a quarter of a year) while the window for a third season is at a later date. You can read World Trigger Digitally at Manga Plus or Viz Media

Earth is under constant threat from Neighbors, invincible monsters from another dimension that destroy our way of life. At least we have the elite warriors of Border, who co-opt alien technology to fight back! Our hero Osamu Mikumo may not be the best agent, but he’ll do whatever it takes to defend life on Earth as we know it. When Osamu meets a feisty humanoid Neighbor named Yuma, everything that he thinks is right is turned on its head. Can the two natural enemies ever become friends?

Jujutsu Kaisen’s Second Cour will cover the Kyoto Sister-School Goodwill Event arc.

Gege Akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen has been breaking records and confirmed a special event that will be happening in Tokyo, Japan coming June 2021 it has been confirmed during the Jump Festa Stage Presentation that Jujutsu Kaisen’s Second Cour will be covering the Kyoto Sister-School Goodwill Event Arc. Also, introducing 4 new characters and cast members which Anime News Network has the Character visuals and cast members list. Also available to read digitally on Manga Plus and Viz Media.


Haikyu!! Stage Play ‘View from the Summit 2’ coming March-May 2021

Your favorite boys are coming back for a brand new Stage Play! The official website for the Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyū!! stage play series based on Haruichi Furudate‘s Haikyu!! manga announced on Saturday that the franchise will get a new play titled Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyū!!: Itadaki no Keishoku 2 (The View From the Summit 2) will run from March through May 2021. The play will run in Tokyo on March 20-21, in Miyagi on April 3-4, in Osaka from April 9-11, in Hyogo on April 17-18, in Fukuoka on April 23-24, and in Tokyo again on April 29 through May 9.

It is the final curtain call for REBORN! Stage Play in the Summer with the Future Arc.

The stage adaptation of Akira Amano‘s manga series REBORN! will be wrapping up this coming summer, as the show ventures forward into the series’s popular Future Arc. The show’s lead cast of Neeko as Reborn (who also plays the role in the anime) and Ryohei Takenaka as Tsuna will be returning, with director/playwright Maruichiro Maruo also returning. The Play will open in Tokyo and Osaka in summer 2021. Advance lottery tickets for seating will be available in the home video release of the most recent stage show, SECRET BULLET, which goes on sale on March 17.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba gets a brand new Stage Play in Summer 2021

With Demon Slayer “The Mugen Train” becoming one of 2020’s top-10 grossing movies worldwide, now Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga is inspiring a new stage play that will debut in Summer 2021. Kenichi Suemitsu is returning to write and direct the play, and Shunsuke Wada is returning to compose the music. Returning cast members include Ryōta Kobayashi as Tanjiro Kamadō, Akari Takaishi as Nezuko Kamadō, Keisuke Ueda as Zenitsu Agatsuma, Yūgo Satō as Inosuke Hashibira, Reo Honda as Giyū Tomioka, and Yoshihide Sasaki as Muzan Kibutsuji.

Its the Kingdom vs. The Spade Kingdom coming soon to Black Clover

Business is about to pick up as Jump Festa reveals a new cast member and new OP and ED theme artists for the next chapter of the saga, which is about to enter the Spade Kingdom arc. The changes begin on January 5, for more on the cast and the theme artists, Crunchyroll’s Joseph Luster has the full details.

That wraps up the Nerd Den’s Coverage for Jump Festa 2021, if you would like to read more about what was announced be sure to check out Crunchyroll News, Anime News Network!

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