“Fairy Tail” TV Anime To Broadcast Final Series in Fall of 2018

Author Hiro Mashima also announces a new project will begin in "Weekly Shonen Magazine" in June of 2018

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Fairy Tail manga author Hiro Mashima recently confirmed on Twitter that the final series of the fantasy adventure manga will begin broadcasting in Japan in the Fall season of 2018.

Mashima also confirmed that their new manga series will begin serialization in the 30th issue of the current volume of Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine, which will be published in Japan on June 27, 2018.

The original Fairy Tail manga was serialized from 2006 – 2017 in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine. The Fairy Tail TV anime previously ran for two series from 2009 – 2016, and it features direction by Shinji Ishihara and animation production by A-1 Pictures, Satelight, and Bridge. Crunchyroll describes the story of Fairy Tail as follows:

The story follows a teenage girl named Lucy Heartfilla who is determined to join the notorious magical Fairy Tail Guild. During a daring rescue, she encounters Natsu who is part of the guild and eventually offers her a place. They become teammates performing various missions for the Fairy Tail Guild. Be prepared for an action-packed adventure!

For those unfamiliar with Fairy Tail, the series was originally created by Hiro Mashima. It is set in a fantasy world full of magic, and Natsu Dragneel is a fire breathing wizard with the powers of a dragon, and is in search of his missing foster father, the dragon Igneel. As he and his wizarding guild Fairy Tail get into adventures, Natsu always tries to find a way to succeed. The series ran in Weekly Shonen Jump from August 2006 to July 2017 and has spawned 60 million copies. It was later adapted into an anime by A-1 Pictures, Dentsu Inc., and Satelight in 2009 and ended its first run in 2013. A second series ran from 2014 to 2016, and a third series is planned for a 2018 release.

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