Yoshinobu Akita‘s Sorcerous Stabber Orphen anime series is getting a third season. The announcement came today from the official website & the third season will be called Majutsushi Orphen Haguretabi: Urban Rama-hen (Urban Rama Arc). The new season is scheduled to appear next year with new cast members Daisuke Ono as Ed and Shiki Aoki as Lottecia.
Takayuki Hamana will be returning to direct the third season via Studio DEEN; however, Reiko Yoshida will not be returning to write the series & will be replaced by Kenji Konuta. Shinsuke Oshima will be the new CG director Shinsuke Oshima while Shinnosuke will be returning to compose the music for the third season.
The teaser trailer & key visual for the third season can be seen below.
Sorcerous Stabber Orphan manga was created by writer Yoshinobu Akita & artist Hajime Sawada. The manga spawned five anime series that includes Sorcerous Stabber Orphen (1998), Sorcerous Stabber Orphen 2: Revenge (1999), Sorcerous Stabber Orphen (2020), Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Battle of Kimluck (2021) & Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Chaos in Urbanramaand (2022).
The synopsis for the 2020 series is described as follows: Orphen is a powerful sorcerer who is notoriously lazy. Everything changes when he finds a way to save his sis, who was turned into a dragon during their days at the magic academy. Betrayed by friends who refused to help, Orphen will stop at nothing to track her down, even if he has to go it alone.