NHK confirmed through a statement that the anime adaptation of the light novel series written by Mamare Touno , Log Horizon will have a third season. The anime will be titled Log Horizon: Entaku Houkai and will be released in October this year.
Touno began publishing the series of light novels with illustrations by Kazuhiro Hara in 2010, and Kadokawa has published a total of eleven volumes to date. However, Touno published volumes 12 and 13 online between 2015 and 2017 ( Kadokawa published the eleventh volume in March 2018).
The first anime season premiered in October 2013 and was produced by Satelight Studios , while the second season premiered in October 2014 and was produced by Studio Deen .
- Shinji Ishihira is responsible for the direction of the series in Studio Deen .
- Toshizo Nemoto is in charge of the composition of the series.
- Yasuharu Takanashi is responsible for composing the soundtrack.
- Shouji Hata takes care of the sound direction.
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