Konosuba: An Explosion on This Wonderful World episode 8 previews shows the beginning of Megumin’s investigation. The mage and her friends investigate the suspicious hot springs connected to the Demon Lord’s Army. The episode is titled “The Fanatics of the City of Water,” and will air on May 24, 2023 (Wednesday) at 25:00 JST. The anime is available on Crunchyroll and Bilibili in select regions.
Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! is a light novel series written by Natsume Akatsuki and illustrated by Kurone Mishima. Studio DEEN animated two seasons of the anime adaptation in 2016 and 2017. Studio Drive will handle the animation of the third season. The same studio is adapting the spin-off light novel, Konosuba: An Explosion on This Wonderful World.
Yen Press publishes the English version of the light novels and describes the plot of the spin-off as:
“My name is…
One year before a certain useless goddess and NEET extraordinaire hit the scene, Megumin, the “Greatest Genius of the Crimson Magic Clan,” is hard at work. Ever since a life-changing encounter in her youth, the young wizard has dedicated her every waking moment to the pursuit of the ultimate offensive magic, Explosion! (Well…every moment not spent hustling food from her self-proclaimed rival.) And while the big sister’s away, the little one will play. On a routine trip into the woods, Megumin’s little sister, Komekko, finds a strange black kitten. Little does she know that this cat plays a key role in unsealing a Dark God’s tomb…“
Source: Official Website
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