Fans of the series have been waiting to see Granblue Fantasy The Animation Season 3 since they watched its second season. The audience praised the first two seasons of this adventure drama, and now they’re getting curious to see its third one. It has already been one and a half years since they last saw this show on screen, and now they just can’t wait for it anymore. So, when will the anime return? Here are all the latest updates.

Granblue Fantasy The Animation is an adaptation of the popular video game series of the same name. A-1 Pictures animated the first season of the anime, while MAPPA produced the second season. The viewers first saw this anime on April 2, 2017. Its second installment premiered on October 5, 2019, and ended after running for twelve episodes on December 29, 2019. 

The anime only holds a 6/10 rating on MyAnimeList, with about 50,000 votes. Albeit, some dedicated fans still think that the anime deserves to return for more. Is it happening?  Let us find out.

About The Anime, Granblue Fantasy

The story of this anime revolves around a guy named Gran whose goal is to become a skyfarer just like his father. He lived along with a winged lizard named Vyrn, who can talk. Both of them met a girl named Lyria, who ran from the Erste Empire.

In order to run from the Empire, all three of them headed out in the vast skies. Moreover, Gran got the letter his father left behind, which is revealing that he would be waiting for him on the island of the stars. 

Is Granblue Fantasy Renewed For Season 3?

The first season of Granblue Fantasy premiered on April 2, 2017. The anime consists of 13 episodes, which ended on June 25, 2017. On November 29, 2017, a few months after the final episode aired, A-1 Pictures released a special episode titled ‘Granblue Fantasy The Animation: Kabocha no Lantern.’

A 12-episode second season arrived on October 5, 2019, and ended on December 28, 2019. As of now, the anime is still not renewed for season 3. However, there is a possibility that it will return in the future. Despite the low rating, the anime still get renewed for season 2 anyway. So, the rating might not affect the show’s renewal for season 3, too. We will update this space once the anime is officially renewed.

Granblue Fantasy Season 3 Possible Release Date (Coming Soon)

The viewers will likely have to go through a long hiatus to see the third season of the anime. Studio MAPPA is currently busy with many projects, so it is likely that the production studio will not be working on this one.

Hence, if the show gets a renewal, fans can expect Granblue Fantasy The Animation Season 3 to premiere in the second half of 2023. As of now, we can only wait for the official announcement.

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Granblue Fantasy Season 3 Cast & Characters

Gran– voiced by  Yūki Ono (Japanese); Kyle McCarley (English)

Gran is the son of a skyfarer. He dreams of following in his father’s footsteps one day. 

Lyria– voiced by Nao Tōyama (Japanese); Kira Buckland (English)

Lyria is an extremely powerful character who can connect with the Primal Beasts. The Erste Empire held her captive to conduct experiments on her and replicate her power. Their plans got thwarted when Gran and Vyrn rescued her and her bodyguard, Katalina.

Granblue Fantasy Season 3 Expected Plot (Spoilers)

The anime is set in a fantasy world inhabited by five races: the humans, the Graph, the Erune, and the unknown. This world consists of islands drifting in the sky. Kingdoms are either fighting for power or preserving peace while keeping their sovereignty.

The series follows a young boy named Gran, who owns a talking, winged lizard named Vyrn. One day, he and his pet saw a hostile Erste Empire ship in the sky. Gran saw a girl named Lyria and an Imperial Officer named Katalina. The two are trying to flee from the Empire, which seeks to take over the world using its advanced military technology.

Gran manages to rescue the two of them but fatally hurts himself in the process. Before Gran dies, Lyria saves him by fusing her soul with him. Lyria then summons a giant and powerful creature called the Proto-Bahamut, which dispels the Empire forces.

Lyria, Gran, Vrym, and Katalina team up and head to an island called Estalucia to escape the Empire and find clues about Gran’s mysterious father. The anime follows their epic adventures as they make new allies and get drawn into a much bigger sinister plot.

Granblue Fantasy Season 3 Trailer

Here is the official trailer for Granblue Fantasy season 2. We are still waiting for the confirmation of Granblue Fantasy for season 3. Once it is confirmed, we will update this space to reflect the new information, including the official trailer.

Sales & Merchandise

There has been a sale of more than 15,000 copies. DVD/Blu-Ray discs contribute to around 15-20% of the revenue for a Korean series. This may sound un-profitable and also made many animes a failure.

Korean Drama Series can promote a lot of products making it a booming industry. Some of the products which were sold as merchandise were:

Some of the figures are beautiful like this Korean Exfoliating Gloves and the Legend Of The Blue Sea DVD, Cotton Cute Sweater Vests, Also, check out this Gaming Mouse Pad, Korean Face Sheet Mask one since it looks the best.

There is also plenty of Hot Pot Electric with Grill Griddle, KOREAN Snack, stuff like this Korean Stone Bowl, Korean Hangul Alphabet Flashcards.

Granblue Fantasy English Dub

The English dub of Granblue Fantasy is available on Funimation. You can also stream it on Amazon Prime and Crunchyroll with its original Japanese audio and English subtitles.

Frequently Ask Questions About Granblue Fantasy Season 3 (FAQ)

  1. Will there be a season 3 of Granblue Fantasy?

    This was a few months after its final episode aired. ' The second season, which consists of 12 episodes, began on October 5, 2019, and concluded on December 28, 2019. The anime has not been renewed for season 3.

  2. Is Granblue Fantasy anime over?

    On November 29, 2017, a few months after the final episode aired, A-1 Pictures released a special episode titled 'Granblue Fantasy The Animation: Kabocha no Lantern. ' A 12-episode second season arrived on October 5, 2019, and ended on December 28, 2019. As of now, the anime is still not renewed for season 3.

  3. How many Seasons was Granblue Fantasy?

    The first season, animated by A-1 Pictures, aired from April 2 to June 25, 2017. A second season, animated by MAPPA, aired from October 4 to December 27, 2019.

  4. Will there be more Granblue Fantasy?

    No longer due out in 2022. Publisher Cygames and developer Cygames Osaka have delayed action RPG Granblue Fantasy: Relink from its previously planned 2022 release window to 2023. It will be available for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam.

  5. What happened to Gran Granblue fantasy?

    He died after fighting against a Hydra commanded by Pommern whilst trying to defend the two. Once Lyria linked both of their souls together to save his life, Gran decided to leave Zinkenstill to journey alongside Vyrn, Lyria, and Katalina to reach the end of the skies. He is also the main character of the anime.

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