The finale episode of I’m Standing On a Million Lives Season 2 just aired on Funimation last week. As the fantastic concluding edition ended the series, there is also angst about the anime’s future. As soon as the last episode aired on the content platform, fans began to demand the third season. Maho Films Studio has animated both the brilliant seasons of the show. Now, fans are asking the production company to renew I’m Standing On a Million Lives Season 3. So, has the studio confirmed the third installment yet? Here is all you need to know about the show.
I’m Standing On a Million Lives began serializing as a manga in June 2016. The popular isekai story was written and illustrated by Naoki Yamakawa and Akinari Nao. The Bessastsu Shonen Magazine has been publishing volumes of the manga for five years straight. So far, eleven volumes of the text have come out. In October 2020, the first anime episode of the franchise came out. Maho films animated both the seasons of the show. Now, fans look forward to a third edition.
I’m Standing On a Million Lives Season 3: Renewal Status
Unfortunately, neither the director nor the animation team of the show has opened up about the release of the third season. Most of the shows that ended course in the Fall 2021 slate announced renewal by the end of the finale episode. Tokyo Revengers and The Duke of the Dead and His Maid both were renewed for a sequel in a similar manner. However, this was not the case with I’m Standing On a Million Lives Season 3. There was no confirmation of a continuation part. However, the makers have also not canceled the show.
On top of that, I’m Standing On a Million Lives has been a popular household name. The second season has been rated 6.4 on the IMDb charts. Also, MyAnimeList displays a score of 6.86 stars for the sequel. Thus, the anime has considerably high ratings to seek a renewal. However, fans should remain hopeful until the news is stamped official.
I’m Standing On a Million Lives tells the story of an ordinary high schooler named Yusuke Yotsuya. Much like a regular isekai protagonist, Yusuke also spends a dull and uninteresting life. Instead of working on his poor grades, he spends most of his time playing video games. However, everything drastically changed when Yusuke was summoned into the fantasy game world along with two other classmates. In the second season, Yusuke continued to be the savior of the new world. As he took down more and more enemies, he made more personal rivals for himself.
In the sequel, Yusuke found out that it was Jezby who had erased the memories of all the civilians. Thus, he concluded that Jezby was in face the Dragon Bishop. By the end of the season, the team also learned that Jezby killer her little sister in order to gain more power. Yusuke sacrificed himself while fighting this disguised villain. The finale episode teased many new arcs for the remaining warriors. While the danger was gone, there were still other villains lurking in the Kingdom.
Thus, in I’m Standing On a Million Lives Season 3, the team will begin their quest into the Goldia Kingdom as a part of their next mission. There, the wrath of the Rainbow Stair addiction is on the rise. This time, the villain is not a powerful monster but a parasite bug that is controlling the sanity of the people. Moreover, Yusuke and the team will also look for the perpetrator who spread the virus in the first place. As a result, fans can expect much chaos in the upcoming season.
Manga Compared To Anime
As mentioned earlier, the original manga of the anime has serialized eleven volumes in total. Besides the main manga, there are no spin-off texts in the franchise. The anime has released twenty-four episodes. The anime has adapted the first six volumes of the anthology. This covered around the first twenty-six chapters of the manga. Thus, the next season is likely to begin the plot from the twenty-seventh chapter of the text. This still leaves five more volumes for the anime. Thus, it is safe to say that there is more than enough for a third season. Moreover, there might also be a plot left for a fourth season.
I’m Standing On a Million Lives Season 3: Release Date
At the time of writing, there has been no formal confirmation on the solid release date of I’m Standing On a Million Lives Season 3. Moreover, the production status of the show is also not clear. Fans can also rely on speculations for the time being. The animation work of twelve episodes roughly takes around a year. Thus, if Maho Films begins work on the third season this year, fans can expect to see the finished product in a year and a half. Thus, the release date of Spring 2022 fits the schedule best. We will update this section accordingly.