At the recent 2019 OreGairu Fest, it was announced that Wataru Watari and Ponkan8’s Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) light novel series is inspiring a third TV anime season for Soring 2020. In addition, the official website released the first key visual and promotional video.
The third season of OreGairu will be titled Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Kan. The series will premiere in Spring 2020, which will begin in April and typically runs through till June.
Here is the first PV for the anime:
The main cast of the anime will return for season 3:
- Takuya Eguchi (Kazuya Kujou in Gosick) will return to voice Hachiman Hikigaya
- Saori Hayami (Ayase Aragaki from Oreimo) is back as Yukino Yukinoshita
- Nao Touyama (Chitoge Kirisaki in Nisekoi) will return to voice Yui Yuigahama
- Ayane Sakura (Kokoa Hoto in Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?) returns as Iroha Isshiki
The main staff from the second season will return for OreGairu Kan:
- Director: Kei Oikawa (Minami-ke: Okaeri, Outbreak Company)
- Series Composer: Keiichiro Ochi (Hinamatsuri, 5-toubun no Hanayome)
- Anime Character Designer: Yuichi Tanaka (Toaru Majutsu no Index, Last Exile)
- Animation Studio: feel. (Minami-ke Tadaima, Outbreak Company)
Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) is a light novel series written by Wataru Watari and illustrated by Ponkan8. The light novels began in March 2011 and is published in Shogakukan’s Gagaga Bunko imprint. To date, a total of 14 volumes and 4 short stories published. There has been three spin-off manga adaptations written and illustrated by various people. The series also received an anime adaptation that aired in April 2012 that was animated by Brain’s Base (Baccano!, Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun). Additionally, a visual novel was developed by 5pb. for the PlayStation Vita that released on September 19th, 2014. The second season of the anime premiered in 2015 for a total of 13 episodes, directed by Kei Oikawa (Minami-ke: Okaeri, Outbreak Company) and produced by studio feel. (Minami-ke Tadaima, Outbreak Company).
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
This romantic comedy revolves around an antisocial high school student named Hikigaya Hachiman with a distorted view on life and no friends or girlfriend. When he sees his classmates talking excitedly about living their adolescent lives, he mutters: “They’re a bunch of liars.” When he isasked about his future dreams, he responds, “Not working.” A teacher gets Hachiman to join the “Volunteer Service” club, which happens to have the school’s prettiest girl, Yukinoshita Yukino.
A third season of the Oregairu anime has been announced. The upcoming season, titled OreGairu Kan, will premiere during the Spring 2020 anime season.