If you’ve just finished watching Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor, you would be pondering about its next season. Darker than the Black would have intrigued you.
The storyline is not like other anime movies have as usual. It’s different and entirely out of the box. Darker Than Black’ is certainly not the type of drama that will catch you from the first episode. However, with maybe a little perseverance, you will discover that the storyline and performances are exceptional.
In Darker than Black, the world experiences a disaster, causing all of the sky’s stars to vanish. Exciting enough? I told you the theme is amazing. Darker Than Black’ is gloomy and has a grave, dramatic tone constantly, as the title implies. Although I’m assuming they’re only there to ease the tension for something like a bit, there are a couple of amusing scenes. I shouldn’t encourage it to those who are a novice to anime since only a seasoned anime lover would effectively grasp the pleasure that this show is attempting to provide. Even though the story has come to an end with almost no unanswered questions, many fans hope that Hei and Suou will return with a new Season 3 soon.
Darker Than Black’ is an established flavor that others may not be capable of grasping, but once you’re there, you could become obsessed. I’m betting that those who were able to understand its genuine greatness say the same thing. So, after all this time, do you think there’s a chance we’ll get another season of this? Let’s have a look!
The plotline of Darker Than Black season 2 left no stones unturned amongst fans. The show has completed its story, but no further explanations or themes are expected at this time. The showrunners further stated that they have not yet considered renewing the series for yet another run. As a result, Darker Than Black Season 3 appears to be quite undesirable in every way. Also, don’t you think that the audience numbers and relevance would have been after all this time? I mean, it’s like a decade already. We can expect that the show will not be extended for the next season in the coming years. Sad enough?
Nevertheless, rumors say that the show will be revived for a fifteenth season in 2025, on its fifteenth anniversary. So, the bottom line is that we don’t have an accurate release date of the third season, but obsessive fans are signing a petition to bring a 3rd unit. If they succeed, it’s a winning situation for us. In that case, we can expect it to be around the end of 2023, as anime takes time to make.
In Season 3 of darker than the Black comes to life, can we expect to witness the same characters in previous seasons? Yes! Let’s recall who they were.
- Hei: Voiced by-Hidenobu Kiuchi (Japanese); Jason Liebrecht (English)
- Yin: Voiced by-Misato Fukuen (Japanese); Brina Palencia (English)
- Huang: Voiced by-Masaru Ikeda (Japanese); John Swasey (English)
- Mao: Voiced by-Ikuya Sawaki (Japanese); Kent Williams (English)
Hei is a top-tier contractor. Hei has the power to create lethal quantities of electricity. Hei’s powers are shown to be transmitted from his sister, Bai. Later in the series, he establishes a strong bond with Yin, a member of Hei’s squad who is a heartless spiritual medium regarded as a “Doll.” Her strength comes from her ability to monitor and observe through close touch with water. Huang is Hei’s team’s captain, and he is the one who gives commands and explains the task to the members. He expects a lot from everyone and frequently expresses his dislike for coping with Contractors and Dolls. Mao is a Contractor who can possess animals and control their innate inclinations.
The storyline of Darker than the black season 3
Since it’s already crystal clear that makers have no intentions to revive a season 3 of the series, all the storylines you read on the internet are just mere imagination outcomes. There’s no accuracy in that. However, the general synopsis is when the contractors ushered when gates of hell and heaven began to emerge, who are mortals with extraordinary talents. Still, these skills came at their innocence’s stake.
Hei is the main protagonist who’s kind and overly powdered alike. In the underworld, he is known as the black reaper. He’s hell-bent on solving the secrets behind Hell’s Gate, which could jeopardize the contractors’ very existence. A dark conflict begins to rage, complete with its own set of twists and turns. There’s also a love angle between Hei and Yin. Hell’s Gate in Tokyo has unexpectedly collapsed, prompting an investigation into the bizarre occurrence. The series also shows Suou, who maintains her identity despite her brother’s transformation into a contractor due to a meteor shower.
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As you know, it’s already been more than a decade. Darker than Black is wrapped up and done for. No Japanese tv company is watching an English petition to continue a series that they decided to end. But, hope lies where there is light. Let’s keep dreaming about the third season until then.