Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest will be getting a new OVA episode in 2022 following its 2nd season. The announcement was made after the broadcast of the final episode of season 2. The episode will be released in the Summer 2022 anime season. You can watch the announcement video below, featuring a few new cuts:
There’s is no information that the OVA is part of season 2, but the video features the song “Daylight” by MindaRyn, which is also the opening song of the anime’s 2nd season.
Funimation has streamed the Arifureta season 2 from January 13 to March 31, 2022, and it had a total of 12 episodes. Studios Mother and Asread (Mother of the Goddess’ Dormitory) animated the series with Akira Iwanaga (Isuca) as the director. The first season of the show aired in the Summer 2019 anime season, and it had a total of 13 episodes. Two OVAs also aired in December of the same year and February 2020. Kinji Yoshimoto (Queen’s Blade) directed it, while studios White Fox (Akame Ga Kill!) and Asread took care of the animation.
The anime is based on Ryo Shirakome’s Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest light novel series. Overlap has been serializing it since 2015, and it currently has 12 volumes in circulation. A manga by RoGA is also being published by the same publisher on Comic Gardo since December 2016, and it currently has 4 volumes available. Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the Arifureta light novel series and describes the plot as:
Seventeen-year-old Hajime Nagumo is your average, everyday otaku. However, his simple life of pulling all-nighters and sleeping in school is suddenly turned upside down when he, along with the rest of his class, is summoned to a fantasy world!
While the rest of his class are blessed with godlike powers and tasked with saving the human race from extinction, Hajime’s job, a Synergist, only has a single transmutation skill. Will he be able to survive in this dangerous world of monsters and demons with nothing but a glorified blacksmith’s level of strength?Seven Seas Entertainment
Source: Official Website
©Ryo Shirakome, OVERLAP / ARIFURETA Project