While we anxiously await the upcoming spring 2022 anime season, it’s hard not to look ahead to fall, because that’s when Golden Kamuy season 4 is set to debut. Featuring a studio switch from Geno Studio to Brain’s Base (To Your Eternity), the new season has Shizutaka Sugahara (D-Frag) as chief director and Takumi Yamakawa (In/Spectre animation director) as character designer, with Noboru Takagi returning on series composition, and you can see more of the action to come ahead of October in the first full trailer below.
Based on the manga by Satoru Noda, the first three seasons of the Golden Kamuy anime are currently available to stream on Crunchyroll. Here’s the official synopsis:
The story takes place in the mighty Northern field of Hokkaido, the time is in the turbulent late Meiji Era. A post war soldier Sugimoto, aka, “Immortal Sugimoto” was in need of large sums of money for a particular purpose….
What awaited Sugimoto, who stepped into Hokkaido’s Gold Rush with dreams of making a fortune, was a tattoo map leading to a hidden treasure based on hints inscribed on the bodies of convicts in Abashiri Prison?! The magnificent nature of Hokkaido vs vicious convicts and the meeting with a pure Ainu girl, Ashiripa!! A survival battle for a hidden treasure hunt begins!