Crunchyroll today unfurled the masts of Dr. STONE New World and charted a course for its global premiere on the platform, and unveiled a brand-new trailer for Senku and the Kingdom of Science’s latest adventure. The highly anticipated third season premieres April 6 at 7:30 a.m. PDT on Crunchyroll, which will simulcast new episodes every Thursday from Japan.
The anime destination also confirmed that the English-language dub will start rolling out on April 20 at 12:30 p.m. PDT, with new episodes every week. Additional dubs from Crunchyroll will also include German, French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Castilian Spanish and Italian, with launch dates to be announced at a later time.
Set in a post-apocalyptic world based on the popular manga series of the same name, written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Boichi and serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, Dr. STONE New World is directed by Shuhei Matsushita (Dr. STONE Ryusui) with animation produced by TMS Entertainment, who are known for MEGALOBOX, Fruits Basket (2019), ReLIFE and Kamisama Kiss.
Dr. STONE takes place several thousand years after a mysterious phenomenon has petrified all humanity, when one brilliant boy scientist named Senku Ishigami awakens. Facing a world of stone and the total collapse of civilization, Senku makes up his mind to use science to rebuild the world. Starting with his super strong childhood friend Taiju Oki, who awakened at the same time, they begin to rebuild 2 million years of civilization from nothing.
Dr. STONE New World official synopsis:
With the Stone Wars over, the former members of Tsukasa’s Empire of Might join forces with the Kingdom of Science to build a ship capable of sailing across open ocean to seek answers on the mystery of the global petrification. However, before they can begin their voyage Senku and his friends need to find some key resources and push some new scientific advancements to build the type of vessel they need.
Additional series staff includes series composition and screenplay by Yuichiro Kido (Star Wars: Visions “Akakiri” script), character design by Yuko Iwasa (Yowamushi Pedal the Movie), art direction by Shunichiro Yoshihara (Attack on Titan, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure), editing by Kumiko Sakamoto (My Hero Academia, Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos) and music composed by Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Tokyo Revengers), Tatsuya Kato (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma) and Yuki Kanesaka (Dr. STONE).
Japanese & English Cast:
- Yusuke Kobayashi / Aaron Dismuke as Senku Ishigami
- Gen Sato / Matt Shipman as Chrome
- Manami Numakura / Felecia Angelle as Kohaku
- Kengo Kawanishi / Brandon McInnis as Asagiri Gen
- Ryota Suzuki / Clifford Chapin as Ryusui Nanami
- Makoto Furukawa / Ricco Fajardo as Taiju Oki
- Kana Ichinose / Brittany Lauda as Yuzuriha Ogawa
- Tomoaki Maeno / Josh Grelle as Kinro
- Ayumu Murase / Justin Briner as Ginro
- Kensho Ono / Mark Allen Jr. as Ukyo Saionji
- Akira Ishida / Jerry Jewell as Hyoga
- Yasuhiro Mamiya / J. Michael Tatum as Magma
- Karin Takahashi / Sarah Wiedenheft as Suika
- Maaya Sakamoto as Francois