Have you made any plans for late 2024 to spring 2025? If not, get out your agenda books, or phone calendars- whatever is easier for you- and put aside some time for “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?”
On November 4th, 2023, the creators of the popular light novel series “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?” celebrated the 10th anniversary of its original light novel series release. Fuji Omori wrote the series while Suzuhito Yasuda did the illustrations. During the event, they announced the fifth season of the anime series, much to the delight of fans.
The light novel series made its debut back in 2013, and after gaining some momentum, it premiered as an anime in 2015. The manga adaptation is still ongoing to this date, which is a promise of more seasons in the future.
As part of the celebrations, the creators revealed a couple of things. They revealed a promotional video, a key visual, and the logo for the upcoming season.
“Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?” Season 5 Release Date
It’s worth noting that DanMachi’s previous seasons have followed a certain timeline, making us able to predict the next release date. The timeline suggests that season 5 will be out sometime between spring 2024 and mid-2025. However, it’s important to keep in mind that this is just speculation and the actual release date could vary depending on various production factors.
“Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?” Plot Thus Far
Adventurers in Orario unite to explore the monstrous underground labyrinth known as Dungeon in search of fame and fortune. Bell Cranel, a 14-year-old adventurer, is the sole member of the Hestia Familia and dreams of picking up girls in the said dungeon. Although his guild is small and blessed by a failed goddess, Bell has faith in his abilities. However, after a misadventure, he realizes that anything can occur in the Dungeon, including chance encounters with beautiful women. The issue is that Bell frequently finds himself in danger instead of being the one who saves others.
Bell looks up to Ais Wallenstein, a renowned and formidable swordswoman from the Loki Familia. After she saves his life from a monster in a fateful encounter, he becomes determined to attain her level of strength. Although Bell harbors romantic feelings for Ais, there are other females, both divine and mortal, who also have feelings for him. The anime combines mythology and action in a world that often resembles a role-playing game.
Season 4 of the series continues the story from volumes 12-14 of the light novel series. In this season, Bell and his group get caught up in the Xenos Incident, which is a major conflict between the human residents and the monsters.
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What will Season 5 Cover?
Season 4 of “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?” has fully adapted volumes 12, 13, and 14 of Fujino Ōmori’s original light novel series. The fourth season has been divided into three-month periods, known as cours, with each half consisting of 11 episodes.
Part 1 of season 4 covered the New Chapter: The Labyrinth Arc, which includes volumes 12 and 13 of the light novel series. Likewise,The second cour completely covered the Deep Chapter: The Calamity Arc of Volume 14.
Season 5 will begin with a brief look back at the characters’ recent adventures. It will also highlight the growth and progress of characters like Bell, Ryu, and others. In the manga, Bell and his group will continue their dungeon exploration. They face new challenges such as a new creature and a clash between the various factions within Orario. Additionally, the new season will pick up from the 15th volume of the light novel series.
About “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?”
SB Creative, under their GA Bunko imprint, publishes the original “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?” light novels in Japan. Additionally, an English language version is also available from Yen Press.
The fourth season aired from July 23, 2022, to March 18, 2023.
This series has completed four seasons and has established itself as one that is worth following. The show stands out for its unique character design, well-choreographed fight scenes, and captivating storytelling.
It has managed to maintain and even expand its popularity, with ratings of 7.4 and 7 on IMDb and My Anime List, respectively. Additionally, season four received an 8.13 rating, the highest yet for the franchise.
The series has only improved over time and it’s gratifying to see it finally getting the recognition it deserves. If you haven’t already, you can also catch the entire franchise, including its first feature-length film, Arrow of The Orion, on HIDIVE.
The Cast of the Show
The anime series “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?” has a main cast consisting of Bell Cranell (voiced by Yoshitsugu Matsuoka), and Hestia (voiced by Inori Minase). The other characters are Aiz Wallenstein (voiced by Maaya Uchida), Lefiya Viridis (voiced by Ai Kayano), Mikoto Yamato (voiced by Risa Taneda), and Cassandra Illion (voiced by Chinatsu Akas).
Fans can look forward to seeing these talented voice actors reprise their roles in the upcoming season 5 of the show.
Greatness has a way of finding a path for continued existence, which is what we are witnessing with this show. For more anime news updates, we have you covered here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? season 5 will be available to stream on Crunchyroll. For those who haven’t seen the series yet, you can catch up on the previous seasons there.
As of November 2023, the release date for DanMachi season 5 has not been confirmed. However, it is expected to be out in the next two years.
New characters will have new voice actors (cast). The announcement will take place later on as the release date draws near.
Source: Anime News Network