The season finale (episode 22) of Dr. Stone: New World (Season 3) was revealed on Wednesday. The new episode will be released on December 21, 2023. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime with English subtitles.
The first cour of Dr. Stone: New World kicked off the “Treasure Island” arc of the manga and ran for a total of 11 episodes. The anime will continue to cover the arc throughout this second cour up until the end of the season. Shuuhei Matsushita is the director for Dr. Stone: New World with Yuichiro Kido reprising his position of handling the series composition and script. Most of the previous Dr. Stone staff have returned for this season, including Yuko Iwasawa (character designs), Shunichiro Yoshihara (art director), Jin Aketagawa (sound director), and Takeshi Katsurayama (director of photography).
Dr. Stone is an anime adaptation of the original manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Boichi. The manga was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump for five years between March 2017 – March 2022 and released a total of 26 volumes. All of the volumes have been published in English by VIZ Media.
Viz Media describes the Treasure Island arc, beginning with Volume 12, as:
The Kingdom of Science is now in uncharted waters! Motivated to find out the meaning behind the cryptic message they intercepted, Senku and a select few prepare for a long overseas voyage. What they find on the first stop on their journey might provide a clue to the mysterious petrification that ended civilization!
The Dr. Stone: New World season finale (episode 22) will be released on Thursday, December 21, 2023.