Big plans are in motion for the Dr. STONE anime—based on the manga written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Boichi—including the hotly-anticipated season 3 and a special episode. Both the new season and the special, titled RYUSUI, were the subject of a new preview released during Jump Festa 2022 over the weekend, and you can see some of what’s in store below.
As revealed in the trailer, Ryota Suzuki (Yu Ishigami in KAGUYA-SAMA: LOVE IS WAR) will be voicing the subject of the special, Ryusui Nanami.
Crunchyroll confirmed plans to stream the special episode when it debuts in summer 2022, followed by Dr. STONE season 3 in 2023.
Official series synopsis:
Several thousand years after a mysterious phenomenon that turns all of humanity to stone, the extraordinarily intelligent, science-driven boy, Senku Ishigami, awakens. Facing a world of stone and the total collapse of civilization, Senku makes up his mind to use science to rebuild the world. Starting with his super strong childhood friend Taiju Oki, who awakened at the same time, they will begin to rebuild civilization from nothing… Depicting two million years of scientific history from the Stone Age to present day, the unprecedented crafting adventure story is about to begin!