NHK, Japan's public broadcasting network announced on Wednesday that the 3rd season of Log Horizon anime titled, Log Horizon: Entaku Hōkai (Log Horizon: Destruction of the Round Table), based on author Mamare Touno and illustrator Kazuhiro Hara's Log Horizon novel series, will premiere on E-Tele (NHK Educational) on January 13, 2021, at 7:25 p.m. The broadcaster has also released the first promotional video for the anime.
The third season is named after the title of Volume 12 of the web novel series and the official acronym is DORT. The staff and cast will reprise their roles from the second season. The series is set for a 12-episode run.
The series was originally scheduled to premiere in October 2020, but it was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The story follows as one day, tens of thousands of players "Adventurers" were trapped in the world of the popular online game "Elder Tale"! People were confused in a different world where monsters and magic existed in real life, and the adventurer's city "Akihabara" was out of order-a young man, Shiroe, who is not good at socializing, was one of those adventurers. The decided Shiroe formed the guild "Log Horizon" with his allies, Akatsuki, Nyanta and others. Besides, using his own wisdom as a weapon, he calls for the unity of adventurers, launches the autonomous organization "Round Table Conference", and restores peace and stability to the city. With this "Round Table" as the centre, exchanges with the original resident of the game world, "Earthman," have progressed, and the daughter of the leading aristocrat Cowen family, Rainesia, has been assigned to Akiba. Diplomacy and transactions with citizens will also become active. However, one year has passed since the "catastrophe" when the adventurers were sent to another world, and in the city of Akiba, which was enjoying the fleeting prosperity, a new kind of monster "Nensai" invaded and the aristocrats of the east and west Many fires continued to smoulder, such as the power struggle of the world, the disparity between adventurers, and the difference in speculation. Finally, a decisive crisis comes to the "Round Table Conference," a symbol of adventurer unity ...
The first season of the anime aired in Japan from October 5, 2013, to March 22, 2014, with 25-episodes. The second season aired from October 4, 2014, to March 28, 2015, with 25-episodes.