'DanMachi Season 4' releases 3rd PV for July 2022 broadcast
The 3rd PV introduces new characters such as the mermaid Marie (CV: Saya Fuzumi), as well as the opening theme Sky Lantern by sajou no hana.
By: Nicole S. Castro on June 14, 2022 at 23:09 PHT
A third promotional video has been released for season 4 of DanMachi (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?), which is scheduled to air in Japan on July 21, 2022.
As with the previous three seasons, season 4 is animated by J.C.STAFF.
DanMachi's story follows the adventures of Bell Cranel (CV: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka), a 14-year-old rookie adventurer and sole member of the Hestia Familia (with "Familia" referring to a group of of adventurers and support personnel who conquer underground dungeons in the name of their deity). Bell looks up to Ais Wallenstein (CV: Saori Ōnishi), a famous and powerful swordswoman of the Loki Familia, and vows to become as strong as her.
While Ais is the object of Bell's romantic affection, several other girls, deities and mortals alike have similar feelings for him, most notably being the goddess Hestia (CV: Inori Minase) herself.
In season 4, more characters are introduced to enrich Bell's dungeon adventures. Some of them include mermaid Marie (CV: Saya Fuzumi), Modi Familia member Luvis Lilix (CV: Taito Ban), and Magni Familia member Dormul Bolster (CV: Takaaki Uchino).
The third PV also introduces the opening theme Sky Lantern (天灯) by sajou no hana. The ending theme is Guide by Saori Hayami, the voice actress of character Ryu Lion.
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (Japanese: ダンジョンに出会いを求めるのは間違っているだろうか, Romaji: Danjon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darō ka), also known as DanMachi (ダンまち) for short, is a Japanese light novel series written by Fujino Ōmori and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda. It is published by SB Creative under their GA Bunko imprint.
Season 1 of the TV anime adaptation by J.C.STAFF aired from April to June 2015. Season 2 followed in July-Sept. 2019, then season 3 in Oct-Dec. 2020.
Original work: Fujino Ōmori (serialized in GA Bunko/SB Creative)
Original character concept: Suzuhiro Yasuda
Director: Hideki Tachibana
Series composition: Toshio Sato, Hideki Shirane
Character design: Shigeki Kimoto
Art director: Jeong-ryeon Kim (Moon Flower)
Color design: Tomomi Ando
Cinematographer: Shingo Fukuyo
Editor: Kentaro Tsubone (REAL-T)
Sound director: Jin Aketagawa
Music: Keiji Inai
Production: EGG FIRM/SB Creative
Animation production: J.C.STAFF
Source: DanMachi official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.