Dr. Stone season 3 is coming in Summer 2023. Titled Dr. Stone New World, the anime series got a new promotional teaser at Jump Festa 2023. The teaser also confirmed that the show will premiere in Japan in April 2023.
Check out the Dr. Stone New World promo below
The teaser shows Senku and his friends boarding a ship to travel to the titular new world. The series itself takes place thousands of years after some unknown occurrence has turned every human on earth into a stone statue. Senku Ishigami, a scientific genius boy, awakens into this post-human world. He decides to use science to rebuild civilization, encountering old problems, new threats, and making a few friends along the way. Creators Boichi and Riichirou Inagaki first launched the Dr. Stone manga in 2017, and concluded it in March 2022, for a total of 26 volumes.
The story arc in Dr. Stone New World season 3 follows the Kingdom of Science sets itself towards building a ship capable of traveling the world, to better understand the cause of the global petrification. The promo even ends by teasing a moment where Senku addresses someone he calls “the mastermind” behind the petrification itself. The season will see the addition of new characters and places, including Francois, the faithful butler of Ryusui. Francois will be played in the anime by Maaya Sakamoto. Sakamoto also played characters like Mari in Rebuild of Evangelion, Da Vinci in Fate/Grand Order, and Aerith in Final Fantasy VII Remake.
Dr. Stone New World anime debuts in Japan in April 2023. International release plans have not yet been detailed, but Crunchyroll aired the first two seasons and the Ryusui special in North America.