Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation is one of the most popular isekai anime series of recent times. Based on the light novel series by Rifujin na Magonote, the anime follows the adventures of Rudeus Greyrat, a 34-year-old NEET who is reincarnated in a fantasy world as a child prodigy of magic. Along with his friends and mentors, he embarks on a journey to overcome his past regrets and live a fulfilling life in his new world.
The anime has received critical acclaim for its animation quality, character development, world-building, and emotional storytelling. It has also sparked some controversy for its depiction of sexual content and gender roles, which the author has addressed in interviews. The anime has adapted six volumes of the light novel series so far, leaving plenty of source material for future seasons.
Fans of Mushoku Tensei are eagerly waiting for the third season of the anime, which will continue Rudeus’ story after the events of the second season. Here is everything we know about Mushoku Tensei Season 3 so far.
Is the New Season of Mushoku Tensei Season 2 Part 2 or Mushoku Tensei Season 3?
Many fans are wondering if the new season of Mushoku Tensei is season 2 Part 2 or Season 3. The answer is that it is the second season Part 2 of Jobless Reincarnation, not the third. The confusion arose because the first season was divided into two parts, and some fans thought that the second part was already season 2. The upcoming season will have 13 episodes in total (based on the Light Novel).
Note: Next season of the Mushoku Tensei is actually part 2 of Season 2. To avoid confusion, we will be mentioning it as Mushoku Tensei Season 3 instead of Season 2 Part 2, Since that’s what fans are searching for.
- Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation (Aired: Jan 11, 2021)
- Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Part 2 (Aired: Oct 4, 2021)
- Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 (Aired: Jul 10, 2023)
- Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Season 2 Part 2 (Aired: Upcoming in 2024)
Will there be Mushoku Tensei Season 3?
The good news is that Mushoku Tensei Season 3 has been officially confirmed by Studio Bind, the animation studio behind the anime. A teaser trailer and a key visual for the third season were released on July 7, 2023.
The announcement of Mushoku Tensei Season 3 was not a surprise for many fans, as there were already rumors and leaks about its production. According to a reliable anime leaker named Sugoi LITE, the third season of Mushoku Tensei was already in production before the second season aired. Moreover, the anime has only covered six out of twenty-six volumes of the light novel series, which means there is still a lot of stories left to tell.
How Many Volumes does Mushoku Tensei have?
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation is a light novel series by Rifujin na Magonote that began as a web novel on Shosetsuka ni Naro in 2012. The web novel was later published in print with illustrations by Shirotaka since 2014. The light novel series concluded with the 26th volume in November, 2022.
The series also has a manga adaptation by Yuka Fujikawa that started in 2014. The manga series has 17 volumes as of June, 2022.
Which volume of Mushoku Tensei to read after the anime?
The final episode of the anime series season 1, Chapter 23 “Wake Up and Take a Step” corresponds with the end of volume 6 of the light novel. Now Season 2 is expected to cover 6 more volumes, So we are expecting anime to complete 12 Volumes by the end of Season 2 part 2.
For Now, You can enjoy the sequel of the anime by re-starting with the volume 7.
There are several full-color and black-and-white illustrations in the light novel series as well as a cool front cover illustration of the main characters.
Mushoku Tensei Season 3 Release Date
The 13-part first part of the second season will be shown from July to September 2023, while the twelve-part second part (aka Mushoku Tensei Season 3) is currently scheduled to be shown on Japanese television from April to June 2024.
The anime adapts the original light novel penned by Rifujin na Magonote, which was published in 2014 volumes in Japan between January 2022 and November 26.
Where Can You Watch Mushoku Tensei?
Mushoku Tensei is available for streaming on various platforms depending on your region. In North America, you can watch Mushoku Tensei on Crunchyroll, Netflix, Funimation and Hulu with English subtitles or dubbing. In Europe, you can watch it on Wakanim with subtitles in various languages such as French, German, Russian, etc. In Australia and New Zealand, you can watch it on AnimeLab with English subtitles or dubbing. In Southeast Asia and South Asia, you can watch it on Muse Asia’s YouTube channel with English subtitles.
Mushoku Tensei Season 3 Plot
The plot of Mushoku Tensei Season 3 will likely follow the events of volumes seven to nine of the light novel series. The third season will explore Rudeus’ journey to reunite with his family after they were separated by a mysterious disaster called the Teleportation Catastrophe. Along the way, he will encounter new allies and enemies, learn more about the secrets of his world, and face his own inner demons.
Mushoku Tensei Season 3 Trailer
The official trailer for Mushoku Tensei Season 3 was released on 26 May, 2023, along with the announcement of the third season. The trailer shows some glimpses of the upcoming events and characters that will appear in the third season. You can watch the trailer below.
Mushoku Tensei Characters, Cast & Anime Staff
Mushoku Tensei Characters and Cast
The main characters and cast of Mushoku Tensei are expected to return for the third season. Some of them are:
- Rudeus Greyrat: The protagonist of the story, a 34-year-old NEET who is reincarnated in a fantasy world as a child prodigy of magic. He is voiced by Yumi Uchiyama (Japanese) and Madeleine Morris (English).
- Eris Boreas Greyrat: Rudeus’ cousin and fiancée, a tomboyish and strong-willed girl who is skilled in swordsmanship. She is voiced by Ai Kayano (Japanese) and Michelle Rojas (English).
- Roxy Migurdia: Rudeus’ first magic teacher and one of his love interests, a kind and gentle woman who belongs to the Migurd race. She is voiced by Konomi Kohara (Japanese) and Lindsay Seidel (English).
- Sylphiette: Rudeus’ childhood friend and another one of his love interests, a sweet and loyal girl who is adept at healing magic. She is voiced by Ai Kakuma (Japanese) and Bryn Apprill (English).
- Ruijerd Superdia: A member of the Supard race, a feared and persecuted race of warriors with blue hair and horns. He becomes Rudeus’ ally and friend during his journey. He is voiced by Daisuke Namikawa (Japanese) and Ben Phillips (English).
The anime staff of Mushoku Tensei are also expected to return for the third season. Some of them are:
- Director: Hiroki Hirano
- Series Composition: Toshiya Ono
- Character Design: Sanae Shimada, Yoshiko Saitō
- Music: Yoshiaki Fujisawa
- Animation Studio: Studio Bind