“Dr. Stone,” stylized as “Dr.STONE,” is a manga series hailing from Japan. It’s the brainchild of writer Riichiro Inagaki and the talented South Korean artist Boichi. The series made its debut in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump, running from March 2017 to March 2022, and its chapters were compiled into 26 tankōbon volumes.
The narrative revolves around Senku Ishigami, a scientific prodigy with a mission to revive civilization following an inexplicable event that petrified humanity for a staggering 3,700 years.
Apart from the provided details, there is a significant curiosity surrounding Dr. Stone Season 4. In this article, we will delve into essential updates regarding the potential Season 4, addressing questions about its release and anticipated cast. Additionally, we’ll touch on the context of Season 3 for a comprehensive view of the series’ progression.
The Future Of Dr. Stone Season 4: What We Know So Far
As of the current moment, there has been no official announcement regarding the fourth season of Dr. Stone. Many fans are hopeful for an official confirmation, especially by the time Season 3 concludes. Notably, Season 3’s announcement came during the final episode of the second season.
Considering the total number of episodes in Season 3, it is anticipated that the anime will conclude within 2023, with Part 2 scheduled to commence on October 12, 2023.
A new trailer has been unveiled to mark the return of Dr. Stone Season 3 Part 2, and it suggests that this installment will bring the New World’s storyline to a close.
Looking ahead to the potential fourth season, fans typically expect to wait several months or even years for an update. However, given Dr. Stone’s popularity, fans may not have to endure a lengthy wait.
In terms of source material, there remains ample content from the manga to adapt. Season 3 of Dr. Stone will cover material up to the Treasure Island Arc, leaving five more arcs to explore if a fourth season is confirmed.
Expectations For ‘Dr. Stone’ Season 4 Characters
The highly anticipated fourth season of “Dr. Stone” is expected to see the return of its core cast, featuring:
- Senku Ishigami, portrayed by Kensho Ono.
- Taiju Oki, played by Yusuke Kobayashi.
- Chrome Dokuro, brought to life by Makoto Furukawa.
- Kaseki, voiced by Manami Numakura.
- Gen Asagiri, depicted by Fuminori Komatsu.
- Kohaku, characterized by Aoi Yuki.
- Suika, acted by Ayumu Murase.
Furthermore, there is a possibility that other familiar characters from previous seasons may reprise their roles in the new season. Additionally, there is potential for the introduction of entirely new characters, although their identities have not been disclosed at this time.
Season 3 Division And Theme Music Of ‘Dr. Stone: New World’
The third season of “Dr. Stone,” titled “Dr. Stone: New World,” is divided into two separate seasons. The first part of this season aired from April 6 to June 15, 2023, while the second part made its debut on October 12 of the same year.
This season primarily focuses on the “New World” arc adapted from the manga series. Crunchyroll is the platform responsible for streaming the season globally, excluding Asia, and they offer multiple language dubs two weeks after the initial airing.
The English dub for the first part of the “New World” season was broadcast on Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block, spanning from June 4 to August 27, 2023. The second part is set to premiere on Toonami on November 12, 2023.
In the first cour of the season, the opening theme is “Wasuregataki” (translated as ‘Forget-Me-Not’), performed by Huwie Ishizaki, while the ending theme is “Where Do We Go?” sung by Okamoto’s.
In the second cour, the opening theme is “Haruka” (translated as ‘Far Away’), performed by Ryujin Kiyoshi, and the ending theme is “Suki ni Shinayo” (translated as ‘Suit Yourself’), performed by Anly.