K Project Season 3 Release Date: Renewed or Canceled?

K Project Season 3 Release Date: Renewed or Canceled?

K, also titled K Project, is a Japanese anime television series produced by GoHands studio. It was produced by Shingo Suzuki and was broadcast on the MBS channel from October 5 to December 28, 2012. An anime film titled K: Missing Kings was released on July 12, 2014. A second season, K: Return of Kings, aired between October and December 2015. Six anime films, collectively known as K: Seven Stories, were also released between July and December 2018. Several manga have also been published by Kōdansha. K is a complex project and in this article, we are going to tell you whether you can expect the third season of K Project anytime soon.

The third season of K Project still hasn’t been confirmed or canceled yet. The first season aired seven years ago, while the most recent movies aired four years ago, but with K Project being an original anime series, the future is quite uncertain because we don’t know whether there’s more material to work on. Having said all of this, K Project was a popular and talked-about series, and based on all the known facts, a third season is not impossible. We just don’t know when it could happen.

The rest of this article will bring you all the known and unknown information related to a potential season three of K Project. You’re going to find out about its potential release date, whether there is a trailer, what the story could be about, and much more about this exciting anime series whose future is still somewhat uncertain.

What do we know about Season 3 of K Project?

The production of the anime K was announced in March 2012. The first trailer was posted at the beginning of April 2012. The anime was broadcast for the first time from October 5 to December 28, 2012, on the Japanese channel TBS3. The opening theme, titled “KINGS”, was performed by angela. The ending theme, titled “Tsumetai Heya, Hitori”, was performed by Mikako Komatsu.

Following the last episode, a sequel to the TV series K was announced. The sequel came in the form of an animated film. The first teaser for the film was unveiled in April 2014. In addition to the official poster and the name K: Missing Kings revealed, the studio announced that the ending would be performed by angela. The film was released on July 12, 2014, in Japanese cinemas.

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A sequel was announced in October 2014. This time, it was a sequel to the anime series. Entitled K: Return of Kings, it is broadcast on October 2, 2015 in Japan. A series of six films grouped under the title K: Seven Stories was announced in April 2017. The films were released from July 7 to December 1, 2018. The first five adapted the different manga and light novels from the series, while the sixth offered a new story.

Following, or prior to the anime, several manga were marketed and were each centered on a particular clan. They are:

  • K: Memory of Red, written by GoRA and drawn by Yui Kuroe, was published between May 28, 2012, and July 27, 2013, in shōjo magazine Aria. A prequel to the series, this three-volume manga focuses on the past of HOMRA, the clan of Mikoto Suoh, Red King.
  • Subsequently, another one-volume prequel was released in November of the same year under the title K: Stray Dog Story and focuses on Kuroh Yatogami’s past.
  • A third manga titled K: Days of Blue was announced at the end of Memory of Red. It was published between October 28, 2013, and July 28, 2014, and is centered on the daily life of the Scepter 4 clan, led by Reisi Munakata, King Blue.
  • A fourth manga titled K: The First and written and drawn by Rin Kimura and Hideyuki Furuhashi, was published between December 18, 2013, and March 18, 2015, in the Monthly GFantasy magazine.
  • A fifth manga, titled Gakuen K and written and drawn by Jiro Suzuki and Suzu Suzuki, was published between January 18, 2014, and January 18, 2016, in Monthly GFantasy magazine.
  • A sixth manga titled K -Lost Small World- and drawn by Yoru Ōkita, was published between June 13, 2014, and June 13, 2016, in Hatsu Kiss magazine. The manga adapts the light novel of the same name and tells the story of Misaki Yata and Saruhiko Fushimi.
  • A seventh manga titled K: Countdown chronicles the sequence of events depicted in K: The First.
  • An eighth manga titled K: Dog and Cat, takes place between the first season and the movie Missing Kings. It was published between May and November 2015.
  • A ninth manga, titled K: Dream of Green, was released from October 2015 to February 28, 2016.
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The anime film and the second television series have also been adapted into manga. In addition to the manga, light novels have also been released, each focusing on a particular clan. They are:

  • K Side: Blue, written by Hideyuki Furuhashi (GoRA) and illustrated by Shingo Suzuki (GoHands), was released on October 18, 2012. It focuses on the Scepter 4 clan and the events leading up to Munakata becoming the Blue King.
  • K Side: Red, written by Rei Rairaku (GoRA) and illustrated by Shingo Suzuki (GoHands), was released on November 15, 2012. It focuses on HOMRA, its creation and its members when they were all together.
  • K Side: Black & White was released on May 20, 2013. It focuses on the trio of Shiro, Neko, and Kuroh and reveals each other’s pasts.
  • K -Lost Small World- was released on April 1, 2014.

So, what does all of this tell us? Not much, really. The series was fairly popular, but this information – and that is all we have – doesn’t tell us much about the future of the show, which is a bummer. As you can see, the future of the K Project anime is quite uncertain, but not because there’s no interest. The series was fairly popular and we’ll just have to see whether there is enough interest for a continuation to make any proper predictions about the potential continuation of the series.

The first two seasons received solid reviews, as well as the movies and there has been a lot of follow-up material, but we simply don’t know enough to make any predictions about the show’s future.

In any case, the earliest we could see a potential third season is late 2023, but we’d have to get some confirmation on the future during 2022 or easily 2023; 2024 is an even stronger possibility. The fans are demanding a new season, but we’ll just have to see how it goes; as far as things stand now, a cancelation has not been confirmed, but we cannot rule it out either.

What could be the plot of K Project Season 3?

At this moment, we have absolutely no idea about the content of a potential third season of K Project. Why? Well, as we’ve said, K Project is an original anime series and is, thus, not based on any pre-published material. This means that the only source of the story is the anime series, so we don’t have anything to work with. This is why we can only bring a general overview of the series to, roughly, prepare you for what you could expect from a potential third season.

In Japan where different clans with special powers are located, the balance and understanding between them are very fragile. It is in this delicate climate that the murder of one of the members of the Red clan, reputed to be the most violent clan, occurs. Yashiro Isana, nicknamed Shirô, is a rather ordinary student.

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Although he has no close friends, he is very popular on the campus of Ashinaka High School, where he studies. But this tranquility is only short-lived. While he was sent on an errand in Tôkyô by one of his classmates, Shirô finds himself targeted by the Red clan who seem to want his skin. And they are obviously not the only ones. Shirou does not understand what is happening to him until a strange video is released. A video where we see him assassinating a member of the Red Clan, before giving himself the title of Colorless King.

What could be the cast of K Project Season 3?

It’s still too early for us to discuss a potential third season of K Project in terms of cast and characters, simply because we do not know whether there will even be a third season. But, seeing how we know that the series is going to have a more-or-less fixed cast, we really don’t expect to see too many changes in the structure of season three. Ff it ever happens. Now, the main characters that have appeared in seasons one and two, likely to return for a third season, include:

CharacterJapanese voice actor
Yashiro IsanaDaisuke Namikawa
Kuroh YatogamiDaisuke Ono
NekoMikako Komatsu
Mikoto SuohKenjiro Tsuda
Izumo KusanagiTakahiro Sakurai
Misaki YataJun Fukuyama
Reisi MunakataTomokazu Sugita
Seri AwashimaMiyuki Sawashiro
Saruhiko FushimiMamoru Miyano
Tatara TotsukaYūki Kaji

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