Nisekoi: False Love is a manga written and drawn by Naoshi Komi. It was published between November 2011 and August 2016 in Shūeisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine, and was compiled into twenty-five volumes. An anime television series adaptation produced by Shaft studio aired between January and May 2014. A second season aired between April and June 2015. In this article, we are going to tell you what you can expect from a potential Nisekoi season three.
The third season of Nisekoi: False Love still hasn’t been confirmed yet and from what we know, it won’t be happening at all. The author still hasn’t confirmed its cancellation but based on the information we have from the producers, Nisekoi won’t be returning for a third season. There is still more of the manga to adapt, but as things stand now – a third season won’t be happening.
The rest of this article is going to bring you all the known and unknown information related to ta potential season three of Nisekoi: False Love. You’re going to find out about its release date,what the story could be about, the basic cast information, and much more about this interesting anime series that remains popular even after the manga’s end.
Nisekoi Season 3 release date
Announced in May 2013, a twenty-episode anime adaptation, produced by studio Shaft and directed by Akiyuki Shinbō, aired in Japan from January 11 to May 24, 2014.
The opening theme songs, both sung by ClariS, were “Click” and “Step”, while the closing ones, after “Click” for episode 1, were “Heart Pattern” by Nao Toyama for episodes 2–7, “Recover Decoration” by Kana Hanazawa for episodes 8–14, Mikako Komatsu’s “Trick Box” for episodes 15–17, “Hanagonomi” by Kana Asumi for episodes 18 and 19 and “Sōzō Diary” by Nao Toyama, Mikako Komatsu and Kana Asumi for episode 20. In the Japanese Blu-ray Discs the fourth ending theme has been replaced by “Order × Order” by Yumi Uchiyama.
An OVA was released on October 3, 2014 along with the manga’s fourteenth tankōbon volume.
A second anime season, titled Nisekoi:, aired from April 10 to June 26, 2015. The opening theme is LiSA’s “Rally Go Round”, with the exception of episode 8 where it changes to “Magical ☆ Styling” by Kana Hanazawa, while the closing ones are “Aimai Hertz” by Nao Tōyama, Kana Hanazawa, Mikako Komatsu and Kana Asumi for episodes 1, 3, 6, 9 and 12, “TrIGgER” by Mikako Komatsu for episode 2, “Sleep Zzz…” by Nao Tōyama for episode 4, “Matadō Love” by Kana Asumi for episode 5, “marchen ticktack” by Ayane Sakura for episode 7, “Toriame drop” by Yumi Uchiyama for episode 10 and “Crayon Cover” by Kana Hanazawa for episode 11.
In North America, the streaming rights were acquired by Aniplex of America, which broadcast the series simultaneously with Japan on Aniplex Channel, Crunchyroll, Hulu and Daisuki. In Australia and New Zealand, however, the rights were acquired by Madman Entertainment for AnimeLab. So, what does all of this tell us about a potential third season?
Nisekoi‘s first two seasons did not adapt the whole manga, but the thing is – the series probably won’t be coming back. We know that there is more material to adapt, that much is obvious, but the fact is that the producers don’t seem to have any plans for the series’ continuation. The manga has been finished for years now and there have been no announcements regarding a third season. A cancelation has not been officially confirmed by the author, which is a good thing, but the producers seem to have hinted that the show is, indeed, over.
Nisekoi Season 3 plot
At this moment, we do not know which parts of the larger Nisekoi series would be adapted in Season 3. Namely, the first two seasons of the anime had a very self-contained adaptation schedule and adapted only part of the larger series, which means that there are a lot more chapters to adapt. But, at this moment, we cannot really speculate as to what would be the content of season 3 because, as it seems, a third season won’t be happening at all. What follows is a general overview of the show’s plot, in order to give you a general idea of what you could’ve expected from the series if they eventually decided to continue it.
Raku Ichijo appears to be an ordinary boy, with the best grades in his class and aspires to enter an elite university and become a worker like any other, the truth is that Raku is the son of the head of the yakuza of the city and successor of this, something that he doesn’t want because he doesn’t think he has what it takes and he doesn’t like that lifestyle.
In his past, Raku met a young girl, who gave him a padlock-shaped necklace, promising to meet again and open that necklace together, to reveal what is inside. Currently, Raku studies with Shuu Maiko and Kosaki Onodera, whom he suspects is the girl who gave him that necklace in his childhood. One day, he meets Chitoge Kirisaki, a new girl who is violent and very offensive especially towards him, because she hates weak people and Raku meets expectations.
It all starts as a result of Raku’s father asking him to be the boyfriend of the daughter of a mafia leader, since they want peace with them, who have just arrived in the city. The girl turns out to be nothing more and nothing less than Chitoge, that violent girl for whom Raku feels aversion, now both must pretend to be boyfriends, to avoid a massacre between both mafia groups.
The duo will meet people who will try to make their false love impossible: Claude, the Kirisaki family bodyguard, who will try to discover the truth behind their courtship to protect Chitoge, this he does by continuously watching them; there is also Seishiro, a friend of Chitoge and current bodyguard who falls in love with Raku, thus making her task more difficult; there is also Marika Tachibana, a girl Raku made a promise to when he was little, further obscuring the question of who the girl Raku originally made the promise to was.
But perhaps his biggest obstacle is Raku’s love for Onodera, which makes him question whether to continue with his false love and save the city from a great fight or dare to try something with Onodera even though his feelings towards Chitoge vanish. Changing.
Nisekoi Season 3 cast
At this moment, it’s rather clumsy to discuss third season of Durarara!! in terms of cast and characters, simply because there will probably never be a third season of the series. But, seeing how we know that the series is going to have a more-or-less fixed cast, we really wouldn’t expect to see too many changes in the structure of season three, if it eventually happens. Now, the main characters that have appeared in seasons one and two, likely to return for a third season, include:
|Character||Japanese Voice Actor|
|Raku Ichijō||Kōki Uchiyama|
|Kosaki Onodera||Kana Hanazawa|
|Chitoge Kirisaki||Nao Tōyama|
|Shū Maiko||Yūki Kaji|
|Ruri Miyamoto||Yumi Uchiyama|
|Seishirō Tsugumi||Mikako Komatsu|
|Adelt Kirisaki Wagner||Masashi Ebara|
|Rakus Vater||Ken’ichi Ogata|
|Haru Onodera||Ayane Sakura|