Fans of Log Horizon, it looks like your five-year wait is finally ending very soon. NHK has announced that the popular isekai TV anime is returning for a third season. Its official title is Log Horizon: Entaku Houkai (Log Horizon: Fall of the Round Table), and the staff just released a new key visual:

From the title, it looks like this new season will adapt the 12th volume of Mamare Touno’s popular light novel series, which has the exact same title.

Much of the cast will also be returning, and they include:

  • Takuma Terashima as Shiroe
  • Tomoaki Maeno as Naotsugu
  • Emiri Katou as Akatsuki
  • Jouji Nakata as Nyanta
  • Daiki Yamashita as Touya
  • Nao Tamura as Minori
  • Eriko Matsui as Isuzu
  • Tetsuya Kakihara as Lundellhaus
  • Yukiyo Fujii as Tetra
  • Yumi Hara as Marielle
  • Ayahi Takagaki as Henrietta
  • Misaki Kuno as Serara

Studio DEEN is once again producing the anime, with Shinji Ishihara also returning to direct.

The light novels follow players of the online game, Elder Tale, who find themselves trapped in the game they are playing. Now, they must band together in order to survive.

The anime will premiere sometime in October. NHK Educational will be airing the series in Japan.

source: NHK