Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: July 07, 2021 at 12:24 AM PHT (GMT+8)
The official Twitter of KADOKAWA Anime has announced on Thursday that the company's "Isekai Quartet" anime series franchise is receiving an anime film titled "Isekai Quartet the Movie -Another World" which is set to premiere in Japanese theaters in 2022.
A key visual was also revealed along with a teaser video their official YouTube channel.
The Isekai Quartet series is a Japanese chibi-style crossover anime series between the light novel series KonoSuba, Overlord, Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World, Saga of Tanya the Evil, The Rising of the Shield Hero, and Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious all published by Kadokawa Corporation. The voice actors who played their respective roles in the listed anime are united in the series voicing their chibi-style characters.
The first season was aired from April to June 2019 with the crossover of the series KonoSuba, Overlord, Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World, and Saga of Tanya the Evil. It was animated by Studio Puyukai directed by Minoru Ashina, with character designs by Minoru Takehara, who also serves as chief animation director. A second season was aired from January to March 2020 with the addition of the series The Rising of the Shield Hero, and Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious. The staff for from the first series reprised their roles for the second season.
A third season of the anime series was announced at the ending of the second season's final episode.
Isekai Quartet main series' plot from Wiki:
One day, a magic button suddenly appears. The protagonists from KonoSuba, Overlord, Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World, and Saga of Tanya the Evil all press the button occasionally, unintentionally and move to a parallel world — another brand new isekai — where a new story featuring high school life begins. Soon, they are joined by protagonists from The Rising of the Shield Hero and Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious.