The official web site for Yama no Susume Next Summit (Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit), the brand new tv anime based mostly on Shiro‘s Encouragement of Climb (Yama no Susume) manga, unveiled a brand new key visible and the anime’s October premiere date on Friday. The anime could have 12 episodes, every working for half-hour. This will mark the primary time the anime has had full-length episodes, as earlier seasons solely had five- or 15-minute episodes.

The first 4 episodes of the brand new anime can be compilations of the earlier anime collection’ episodes with new quick tales added. However, episode 5 onwards could have utterly new tales.

The beforehand introduced returning forged members embrace:

  • Yuka Iguchi as Aoi Yukimura
  • Kana Asumi as Hinata Karaue
  • Yōko Hikasa as Kaede Saitō
  • Yui Ogura as Kokona Aoba
  • Nao Tōyama as Honoka Kurosaki

Emiri Iwai performs the brand new character Koharu, the red-haired mountain-climbing membership president on the college Aoi and the others attend.

Yūsuke Yamamoto is returning to direct the anime at 8-Bit, and Yuusuke Matsuo is returning because the character designer.

Earth Star Entertainment‘s Comic Earth Star journal had teased in December 2019 that the anime franchise would have a “new project.”

Shiro launched the manga in Comic Earth Star in 2011. The manga’s twentieth compiled e book quantity shipped in Japan on April 12. JManga revealed some of the manga in English earlier than the location shut down.

The manga has impressed a number of earlier tv anime. The first season debuted in 2013, adopted by the second season in 2014. The third tv anime season premiered in July 2018. Crunchyroll streamed all three seasons as they aired in Japan. The manga additionally impressed the Yama no Susume: Omoide Present (Memories Present) unique video anime (OVA) in 2017.

The manga additionally impressed a stage play that ran at Hannō City Hall in Hannō, Saitama in May 2019.

Sources: Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit anime’s website, Comic Natalie