Blue Exorcist season 4 announces consecutive cour run

Blue Exorcist season 4 announces consecutive cour run with trailer and visual

On Friday, July 5, 2024, the team behind “Blue Exorcist” Season 4 delighted fans at Anime Expo 2024 by unveiling an exciting trailer and a stunning visual.

Alongside this reveal, they announced that the upcoming season would run for two consecutive course.

The first cour, titled “Beyond the Snow Saga,” is scheduled to premiere in October 2024, followed by the second cour, “The Blue Night Saga,” set to begin in January 2025.

A Return to Action

Blue Exorcist season 4 announces consecutive cour run
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Following the successful return of “Blue Exorcist” with Season 3, which aired last year and covered the Shimane Illuminati arc from Kazue Kato’s popular manga, fans have eagerly awaited more adventures.

Studio VOLN, which took over the production for Season 3, will continue to animate the upcoming season.

Fans worldwide can look forward to streaming the series on Crunchyroll.

Trailer and Visual Reveal

The official announcement for “Blue Exorcist” Season 4 took place at Anime Expo 2024, where the staff presented a thrilling trailer that confirmed the October 2024 premiere for the first cour.

This segment, titled “Beyond the Snow Saga,” will be followed by the “The Blue Night Saga” in Winter 2025.

In the trailer, viewers were treated to glimpses of familiar faces, including Rin and Yukio Okumura, alongside other Exwire members.

The promotional video highlighted Yukio’s internal struggle, hinting at significant character development and intense story arcs in the upcoming episodes.

Additionally, the trailer previewed the opening theme song, “Re Rescue,” performed by Reol, adding to the excitement.

Key Visual and Characters

Blue Exorcist season 4 announces consecutive cour run
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Alongside the trailer, a key visual for “Blue Exorcist” Season 4 was unveiled.

This striking illustration features the Okumura brothers, Rin and Yukio, standing back-to-back with their respective weapons.

Rin holds his Koma sword, Kurikara, while Yukio is armed with his gun.

The visual also includes other essential characters such as Shura, Renzo, Ryuuji, Izumo, Shiemi, Konekomaru, and Lewin Light, promising a dynamic and engaging season.

The Journey Continues

“Blue Exorcist” Season 4 will continue from where Season 3 left off, which concluded the adaptation at chapter 68 of Kazue Kato’s manga.

The first cour, “Beyond the Snow Saga,” will pick up from chapter 69 and will encompass the Exorcist Exam arc and delve into the Aomori Hachirotaro Arc.

In “Beyond the Snow Saga,” Rin and Yukio embark on a mission to rescue Shura Kirigakure, who is plagued by a curse from her family in Aomori.

Throughout this mission, Yukio faces a profound internal conflict regarding his existence, which promises to be a pivotal plot point.

The second cour, “The Blue Night Saga,” will address many lingering questions fans have about the series, offering deeper insights and thrilling developments.

What to Expect in “Blue Exorcist” Season 4

Blue Exorcist season 4 announces consecutive cour run
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The upcoming season promises a blend of action, character development, and captivating storytelling.

With Studio VOLN at the helm, viewers can anticipate high-quality animation and faithful adaptation of the manga. Here’s a closer look at what fans can expect:

Beyond the Snow Saga

  1. Exorcist Exam Arc: This arc will see our protagonists facing rigorous challenges as they undergo the Exorcist Exam. Expect intense battles, strategic planning, and emotional moments as they strive to prove their worth.
  2. Aomori Hachirotaro Arc: The focus shifts to Aomori, where Rin and Yukio must navigate familial curses and hidden dangers. This arc will delve into the rich lore of the series, revealing more about the characters’ backgrounds and motivations.
  3. Yukio’s Internal Conflict: Yukio’s struggle with his identity and purpose will be a central theme. His character development will be crucial, as he grapples with his inner demons and the expectations placed upon him.

The Blue Night Saga

  1. Deeper Mysteries Unveiled: The Blue Night Saga will explore the enigmatic events surrounding the Blue Night, a pivotal moment in the series’ lore. Fans can look forward to uncovering secrets and understanding the true impact of this night on the characters’ lives.
  2. Intensified Character Dynamics: Relationships between characters will be tested and strengthened. The bond between Rin and Yukio, in particular, will face significant trials as they confront their past and future.
  3. Epic Battles and High Stakes: As always, “Blue Exorcist” promises exhilarating battles and high stakes. The Blue Night Saga will raise the bar, presenting our heroes with formidable foes and challenging scenarios.

Production and Creative Team

The production quality of “Blue Exorcist” Season 4 is expected to be top-notch, thanks to the talented team at Studio VOLN.

Daisuke Yoshida, who directed Season 3, returns to helm the new season, ensuring continuity and a consistent vision.

Toshiya Ono will oversee the scripts, while Yurie Ohigashi will handle character designs.

The music, composed by Kohta Yamamoto and Hiroyuki Sawano, will enhance the viewing experience, bringing the world of “Blue Exorcist” to life.

Final Words

The anticipation for “Blue Exorcist” Season 4 is palpable, with fans eagerly counting down the days until the premiere of “Beyond the Snow Saga” in October 2024.

The promise of two consecutive cours means a steady stream of action, drama, and intrigue, keeping viewers engaged and invested in the story.

With its compelling characters, rich lore, and high-stakes plotlines, “Blue Exorcist” Season 4 is set to be a memorable continuation of the beloved series.

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