Animation studio MAPPA has stored itself fairly busy ever because it opened in 2011, and 2022 was an particularly huge yr for it. Together with engaged on the second a part of the final season of Attack on Titan, the corporate additionally launched Chainsaw Man, Dance Dance Danseur, and introduced Jujutsu Kaisen 0 stateside. 2023 seems to be an much more packed year for the studio, and it not too long ago launched new trailers for 2 of its upcoming tasks.
The primary trailer is for MAPPA’s new sequence Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku. Based mostly on Yuji Kaku’s 2018 manga, the anime focuses on an murderer named Gabimaru the Hole who will get caught whereas on task and realizes he can’t be executed. Believing the murderer to be stored alive by his love for his spouse, Gabimaru’s executioner Sagiri duties him with becoming a member of a bunch of fellow loss of life row inmates and their respective Yamada (guardians/parole officers) to search out the elixir of life. In typical MAPPA vogue, it seems excellent and very bloody; the brand new trailer presents a take a look at the opposite characters becoming a member of Gabimaru on his journey and options the present’s opening music, “Work” by Millennium Parade.
MAPPA additionally launched a brand new take a look at the primary half of the third part of Attack on Titan’s last season. The one-hour particular will see a brand new regiment of Survey Corps scouts struggle towards Eren Jaegar and his military of Colossal Titans as they try and destroy every little thing exterior of Paradis’ borders. The brand new trailer additionally revealed the particular will characteristic a brand new opening music, “Beneath the Tree” from the band SiM, which additionally had a gap for Half 2.
For the remainder of 2023, MAPPA additionally has the presently in-progress second season of Vinland Saga, the second season of Jujutsu Kaisen, and one other new sequence within the type of Campfire Cooking. (This isn’t even counting the films for Yuri on Ice!!! and Zombie Land Saga which might be supposedly nonetheless in manufacturing.) 2023 continues to be younger, and it’s doubtless that the studio has a number of different tasks lined up for this yr and past.
The one-hour particular for Assault on Titan: Half 3 will premiere on Friday, March 3, with the second and remaining half set to hit later in 2023. Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku will arrive on April 1, and each sequence can be out there to look at on Crunchyroll.
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