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DanMachi OVA & Third Season Hit The Beach In New Trailer


Earlier today, the official Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? (“DanMachi” for short) anime website updated with a new teaser trailer. The 100-second promo previews the show’s third season and upcoming OVA.

The first half previews the drama to come in the show’s third season, while the latter half focuses on the goofy beach antics of the OVA.

The DanMachi OVA will ship to retailers on January 19, 2020. The third season of the TV series, meanwhile, will air in the Summer 2020 broadcast season.

DanMachi 2019 OVA Key VIsualIs It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon?‘s second season aired in the Summer 2019 broadcast season.

Hideki Tachibana (Armed Girl’s Machiavellism, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kira) will directed the season at J.C. Staff, with Shigeki Kimoto (Sky Girls) returning as character designer. Hideki Shirane (Aria the Scarlet Ammo, Queen’s Blade: Rebellion) reprised his role on series composition.

Sentai Filmworks holds the rights to the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? anime. They describe it as:

Some adventurers delve into the sprawling labyrinths beneath the city of Orario to find fame and fortune. Others come to test their skills against the legions of monsters lurking in the darkness below. However, Bell Cranel’s grandfather told him a different reason: it’s a great place to rescue (and subsequently meet) girls! Now that Bell’s a dungeon delver himself, the ladies he’s encountering aren’t the helpless damsels in distress he’d imagined, and one of them, the beautiful swordswoman Ais Wallenstein, keeps rescuing Bell instead. As embarrassing as that is, it’s nothing compared to what happens when goddesses get involved. Freya, Hephaistos, and Loki, with their powerful Familias, are intimidating enough, but there’s one goddess whose relationship with Bell is certain to spark trouble. After all, Bell is the ONLY member of the goddess Hestia’s Familia, and she’s not sure if she wants to share him with anyone in IS IT WRONG TO TRY TO PICK UP GIRLS IN A DUNGEON?

Source: Ota-suke

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