The Morose Mononokean, or Fukigen na Mononokean, is a funny anime show adapted from a manga with the same name by Koyoharu Gotouge.
The story revolves around Ashiya Sakae, a high school student who can see and talk to spirits. He partners with his childhood friend Abeno Tetsuya, a smart inventor, to solve spooky mysteries. The second season of the anime was shown in 2016, but there hasn’t been an official announcement for a third season yet.
What Happened at the End of Morose Mononokean Season 2?
Morose Mononokean Season 2 concluded with a mix of sadness and sweetness, leaving Sakae and Tetsuya’s relationship in suspense. In the final episode:
Sakae and Tetsuya confessed their love and shared a kiss, but their moment was disrupted by a sudden attack from a powerful spirit bent on world destruction.
Despite efforts from Sakae, Tetsuya, and their friends, they struggled against the overwhelming power of the spirit. Sakae got hurt, and Tetsuya was captured.
Sakae managed to free Tetsuya, but he was too weak to continue the fight. Tetsuya, expressing his love, sacrificed himself to save Sakae and the world.
Devastated by Tetsuya’s loss, Sakae found solace in the support of friends and family. He received a message from Tetsuya’s spirit, thanking him and encouraging him to live on. In a dream, Sakae saw a smiling vision of Tetsuya.
The anime concluded with scenes depicting how Sakae and his friends moved forward in life, honoring Tetsuya’s memory.
Release Date of Morose Mononokean Season 3
As of right now, there has been no formal confirmation or announcement regarding The Morose Mononokean Season 3 production. However, given the popularity and demand of the program, several publications have hypothesized that the anime might make a comeback in 2023.
Cast & Characters of Morose Mononokean Season 3
The following people made up the main cast of The Morose Mononokean Season 2:
- Ashiya Sakae: voiced by Kaito Ishikawa
- Abeno Tetsuya: voiced by Shun Horie
- Kuroda Ryo: voiced by Ryohei Kimura
- Kuroda Rina: voiced by Yui Horie
- Kuroda Riku: voiced by Shun Horie
- Kuroda Rina’s father: voiced by Masahiro Ando
- Kuroda Rina’s mother: voiced by Yui Horie
- Kuroda Rina’s brother: voiced by Shun Horie
- Sakae’s mother: voiced by Yui Horie
- Sakae’s father: voiced by Masahiro Ando
What Will Be the Plot of Morose Mononokean Season 3?
Season 2 of The Morose Mononokean adapted manga chapters 1 to 48. It showed Sakae and Tetsuya reconnecting after five years, Sakae discovering his ability to see spirits, and the two friends investigating mysterious spirit incidents at their school.
The season also featured encounters with different types of spirits like ghosts, demons, fairies, and dragons. Throughout, Sakae and Tetsuya’s friendship deepened, hinting at the possibility of something more.
Currently, the manga has chapters 49 to 63 available, leaving room for a potential third season.
Official Trailer For Morose Mononokean Season 3
The Morose Mononokean Season 3 does not yet have an official trailer or teaser available. However, Fans can view a trailer for the prior season here.
Where to Watch Morose Mononokean Season 3?
The first season of The Morose Mononokean was shown in Japan from June 28 to September 20, 2016. Funimation got the rights to stream it in North America and other places.
You can watch all three seasons on Funimation or Crunchyroll. The second season was on air in Japan from April to September in 2017. Funimation also has the rights to stream it globally. Fans can watch all three seasons on Funimation or Crunchyroll.
IMDb Ratings of Morose Mononokean
The Morose Mononokean has a pretty good rating of 7.1 out of 10 on IMDb, based on 1,234 user ratings. The first season scored an average of 8.2, and the second season has an average rating of 8.0.