Noragami Season 3: Release Date
The second season of the franchise released with the name of Noragami Aragoto on 2 October 2015 after a run of 13 episodes it concluded on 25 December 2015. After that, there was no update about the next season of the anime by the studio, Bones. We heard that the lack of content halted the series but now when the new volumes of the manga are out fans can expect the third season to happen soon. Still, there is no official announcement about the renewal of Noragami Season 3. We will be making sure to keep you posted if there is something new.
Noragami Season 3: Characters
As a series, the next season gets bound to be back with some major characters like:
- Yato: He is a stray God who calls himself a delivery god. Yato is the God of calamity and wants to make his shrine.
- Hiyori Iki: She is a human girl who later becomes a phantom. Hiyori has a love interest in Yota and a sisterly bond with Yukine.
- Yukine: He is a boy who died young and became Yota’s Regalia. Yukine is of the form of katana and has a direct impact on Yota.
- Rabou: He is Yota’s fellow calamity God and is known for controlling phantoms.
- Daikoku: He is also a Regalia of a Goddess named Kufoku. Daikoku describes himself as her husband while he has a form of a fan.
- Bishamonten: She takes the form of a woman with long blonde hair and is the God of combat.
- Kuraha: He is Bishamonten’s Regalia with a form of a male lion.
- Nora: She is Yato’s former Regalia, who is often used by other gods for different reasons.
How Many Volumes Of Noragami Are There?
The story follows the stray god Yato and his encounter with society. Noragami: Stray Stories is not an orderly enumerated group of short stories, with the first two of its parts releasing on February 15, 2019. Noragami so far released in 21 tankōbon volumes, and all these 21 volumes have been translated into English till March 10, 2020.
Is Noragami Manga Still Ongoing?
Yes, the Noragami manga is still ongoing. The latest volume which is the 22nd volume written by author Adachitoka has been released in Japan on June 17, 2020. The author wrote only one book in 2017 and one in 2018.
Noragami Season 3: Plot
In the third season, Yota will continue his adventure to be a god with millions of worshippers. According to the manga, the plot will reveal a lot of Yato’s past in the third season featuring his father’s relationship with him. While Bishamonten forgives Yato for his doings, Nora becomes an unknown threat. Later the God of fortunes, Ebisu goes astray, and the rest of the gods kill him. With this, Yukine helps Yota to take the place of God of fortunes.
Noragami Season 3: Storyline
Adachitoka’s manga series is the basic plot which the anime follows. The story follows a girl named Hiyori who became a phantom as she saves a shrineless God, Yota from an accident. Yota is out there to make a stand for himself in both God and the human realm. Hiyori, Yota, and Yota’s Regalia, Yukine start a journey for Yota to get a shrine and Hiyori to get back to her ordinary human form. The team of three gets past several setbacks in their quest.
Noragami Manga Sales
The 21st volume of the manga series sold around 120,000 copies. Released on Jun 17, 2020, the 22nd volume sold about 48,000 copies in its first week. Volume 12 of the manga series release on Nov 17, 2014, was its highest sold volume ever which sold over 3,00,000 copies altogether.