The King’s Avatar Season 3 is all set for game on!
The pairing of Anime and Gaming has produced some of the best series of all time. But if we go deeper into the world of gaming, an entire universe exists in the form of Esports, wherein gamers play competitively against each other for money and fame.
So it was only a matter of time before an anime series on Esports came to light in the form of the Chinese donghua web series, The King’s Avatar.
The story follows Ye Xiu, who, in the world of Esports, is a legendary player that stands above the rest in a popular MMORPG called Glory, which has over 130 million players worldwide.
Under Ye Xiu’s leadership, the Excellent Era has won three consecutive championships. But his days as captain is over as the club has a new player, Sun Xiang.
Not only is Sun Xiang taking over as captain, but he’s stealing One Autumn Leaf, Ye Xiu s’ famous Battlemage.
Ye is given an ultimatum when he terminates his contract; he must publicly announce his retirement, banning him from playing at the professional level or working behind the scenes.
He chooses retirement, and while leaving the club headquarters, his former teammate, Mucheng, asks him what he will do now, to which Ye tells her that he will rest for a year before returning to Glory.
It’s the 10th anniversary of Glory, and Ye returns to the game with a new character named Lord Grim. He immediately starts dominating other players due to his ten years of experience.
His gameplay and rapid rise catch the eye of many players, including Chen Guo, who is a massive fan of Ye s’ previous character but is unaware of his situation.
Ye keeps building his lost reputation as he climbs the ladder of competitive gaming with new comrades.
The King’s Avatar is one of the best donghua series and has been a massive success within the fandom.
After two successful seasons, fans are wondering when will the third installment come out.
Luckily, we have an answer to that question, so keep scrolling as we bring you all the latest news and updates on The King’s Avatar Season 3.
The King’s Avatar is rated 7.8/10 and ranked #598 with 351k members on MyAnimeList
WHAT IS THE KING’S AVATAR SEASON 3 RELEASE DATE?
The King’s Avatar Season one aired from 7th April 2017 to 16th July 2017 for 12 episodes which were followed by a three-episode special that ran from 27th April 2019 to 11th May 2018.
The series was renewed for a second season which aired from 25th September 2020 to 4th December 2020.
The King’s Avatar Season 3 was announced by the studio Colored-Pencil Animation following which a key visual and The King’s Avatar Season 3 Trailer were released.
While the series is renewed for a third season, unfortunately, an exact The King’s Avatar Season 3 Release Date is yet to be confirmed by the creators.
|The King’s Avatar Season 1||7th April 2017|
|The King’s Avatar Season 2||25th September 2020|
|The King’s Avatar Season 3||Yet to be Announced|
The renewal doesn’t come as a surprise since, in the Donghua scene, The King’s Avatar has been one of the standout series and consequently has won numerous awards.
Despite the delayed second season, fans enjoyed the sequel, which was evident through its IMDB s’ user episode rating.
|The King’s Avatar Episode 1||7.6|
|The King’s Avatar Episode 2||7.2|
|The King’s Avatar Episode 3||7.2|
|The King’s Avatar Episode 4||7.3|
|The King’s Avatar Episode 5||7.3|
|The King’s Avatar Episode 6||7.5|
|The King’s Avatar Episode 7||7.4|
|The King’s Avatar Episode 8||7.5|
|The King’s Avatar Episode 9||7.1|
|The King’s Avatar Episode 10||7.1|
|The King’s Avatar Episode 11||7.1|
|The King’s Avatar Episode 12||7.9|
The King‘s Avatar has won Best Animation in the 14th China Animation Golden Dragon Award, 16th China Animation Golden Dragon Award, Canada China International Film Festival, and China Literature Award Ceremony.
Although a premiere date is yet to be announced, we can expect The King’s Avatar Season 3 to release in the Summer of 2023.
You can watch The King’s Avatar Season 3 Trailer below:
THE KING’S AVATAR SEASON MANHUA CATCHUP
Since the series is from China, The King’s Avatar Manga or manhua is the source material.
The King’s Avatar manhua is written by Butterfly Blue and illustrated by D.LAN. It has been published since September 10th, 2015 in the Da Jiao Chong.
A 2020 colour reboot adaption of The King’s Avatar manhua was illustrated by TAKU and began publishing in Bilibili Comics on 8th August 2020.
The King’s Avatar manhua is rated 7.6/10 and ranked #1734 with 5.5k members on MyAnimeList
THE KING’S AVATAR SEASON 3 PLOT
In the finale of The King’s Avatar, “Team Happy,” it’s Excellent Era vs. Void, a one-on-one battle between the team captains. Steamed Bun shows up at the café and catches the end of the match.
Sun has no chance, losing yet again, causing Excellent Era to drop in the rankings. Wei walks through the door, and they all go upstairs to check out the new setup; it’s shaping up to be a real club—they even have a condo with six bedrooms for the team.
He has some doubts about the team’s capabilities… especially Steamed Bun. But Ye reassures him that he’ll understand tomorrow when he sees them in action. The next day, it’s time to begin training.
Steamed Bun loses to Wei, though for a player who’s been playing for four months, he’s not bad. Tang goes all out on Wei, who surrenders. Ye did find some diamonds in the rough. They still need a lot of training to win the Challenge, but it’s beginning to look like a real possibility. Excellent Era falls in rank again due to Sun’s incapacity to play as a team; they hold a press conference to announce that Sun is stepping down for now due to “previous injuries.”
The team is falling apart under his command, leaving the club with no other choice than to bench him. Team Happy has been training hard and improving at an astonishing rate.
Guo offers to buy dinner, and on the way, they see Sun announce that even though Excellent Era is officially out for the season, they will come back stronger than ever and win the Challenge with their spot in the pro league.
As the higher-ups at Excellent Era discuss Ye Qiu’s alleged new team, Happy walks into the same restaurant where they’re meeting; they leave after an awkward confrontation.
Ye texts his old boss, wondering if they’ll meet and face each other during the Challenge; he isn’t afraid of him, though—but maybe he should be since everyone in Glory is.
Getting angry, he crushes his phone face, cracking the screen and threatening Ye; he better hope they don’t face Excellent Era in the first round. He’s got an ace up his sleeve; he recruited one of the best: Zhang Jiale.
The third season will continue the journey of Team Happy, wherein new The King’s Avatar Season 3 characters will be introduced who will be vying for the championship trophy.
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THE KING’S AVATAR CAST, CHARACTER, AND CREW
The King’s Avatar is directed by Ke Xiong and written by Sha Liang. Animation is produced by Studio G.CMay Animation & Film and Coloured-Pencil Animation Design.
You can find the list of The King’s Avatar characters and voice cast below:
|Ye Xiu||Zhang Jie|
|Su Mucheng||C Minor|
|Sun Xiang||Liu Sanmu|
|Liu Hao||Zhao Yi|
|Chen Yehui||Liang Xiaoqiang|
|Chen Guo||Ji Guanlin|
|Sleeping Moon||Wang Chenguang|
|Xu Boyuan||Yang Tianxiang|
|Tang Rou||Qiao Shiyu|
|Cold Night||Guo Haoran|
|Plantago Seed||Ling Zhen He|
|Bao Rongxing||Teng Xin|
|Han Wenqing||Bao Mu Zhong Yang|
|Zhang Xinjie||Bian Jiang|
|Jiang You||Xiao Tan|
|Huang Shaotian||Ye Qing|
|Wang Jiexi||Wei Chao|
|Gao Yingjie||Shao Tong|
|Qiao Yifan||Su Shangqing|
|Zhou Zekai||Jin Xian|
|Poplar Beach||Peng Yao|
|Liang Yichun||Ji Aojie|
|Yu Wenzhou||Xia Lei|
|Luo Ji||Zhang Boheng|
|Cui Li||Gao Hong|
|Liu Xiaobie||Hua Lun|
|Deng Fusheng||Fu Chenyang|
|Liu Fei||Qian Chen|
|Liang Fang||Gu Jiangshan|
|Tang Hao||Gu Jiangshan|
The King’s Avatar 3 will only triple the fun and competition of the Glory players.