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Spy x Family Returns with New Episodes in October


Loid, Anya, and Yor in Spy x Family.

Image: Cloverworks/WIT Studio

Earlier in the year, Spy x Family debuted on Crunchyroll, and took the anime world by storm. Created by Tetsuya Endo, the delightfully strange series stars master spy Loid Forger who adopts a young girl named Anya as part of his new mission, and later gets into a fake marriage with a woman named Yor Briar to sell his cover. But here’s the twist: Yor’s an assassin, neither her or Loid knows the other’s secret, but Anya knows both of their secrets because she can read minds. With a premise like that, it’s no wonder that the show quickly becme a fan favorite, and won over basically everyone with its first batch of episodes.

Fortunately, we won’t have to wait too long for more of the Forger family, because Spy x Family is returning on October 1. Announced with a new poster drawn by character designer Kazuaki Shimada, the new episodes (or cour) will pick up with Loid, Anya, and Yor still making a go at being a real family, and part of that includes a family pet! Part of the new run of episodes will adapt the “Doggy Crisis” Arc, which will the Forgers take in a dog that has the ability to see the future, as dogs are wont to do.

TVアニメ『SPY×FAMILY』第2クールキービジュアル紹介動画/2022.10.01~ ON AIR

The first dozen episodes of the season managed to adapt about five arcs of Endo’s manga, so it stands to reason that this dozen-episode batch should do that same. After that, we’ll just have to wait for a second season. It hasn’t been greenlit yet, but given what a success this show’s turned out to be, you can reasonably assume. And hey, maybe one day, we’ll be talking about a Spy x Family movie, since those are all the rage nowadays.


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