All Upcoming Studio MAPPA Anime of 2023 & Beyond

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MAPPA is one of the most well-known Japanese anime studios and popular for their works like Terror in Resonance, Yuri on ICE!!! and Kakegurui. The studio is headquartered in Suginami Tokyo and founded in 2011 by Madhouse co-founder and producer Masao Maruyama.

The studio getting more attention by wide international audiences after producing the The God of Highschool, Jujutsu Kaisen, and especially Attack on Titan: Final Season.

As the studio attract more fans, it would be a good idea to see their next anime project. Definitely, the continue of Attack on Titan and Jujutsu Kaisen will be the most anticipated anime by MAPPA in 2023. What about the others? Let's see all of the upcoming MAPPA anime project.

TV Series

1. VINLAND SAGA Season 2

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VINLAND SAGA is a historical manga series and getting anime adaptation by WIT Studio. A 24-episode of VINLAND SAGA anime aired on NHK General TV from July to December 2019. The anime getting second season and it will be animated by MAPPA. The second season set to premiere in January 2023 on Tokyo MX and BS11.

The story set in the end of millenium, where Danish King Sweyn Forkbeard conquered the most of the territory. This the era of mighty tribe known as Viking. A son of greatest warrior, Thorfinn, living his childhood in the battlefield as mercenary. He was seeking the legend place known as Vinland, the warm and fertile place without a war.

The second season will start with the beginning of new millenium. Thorfinn lost his purpose of life after the death of his enemy, Askeladd. An encounter with a young man named Einar led Thorfinn to face the sins he had commited and began to find the meaning of life.
Release Date: January 2023 | Winter 2023
Source: Manga
Author: Makoto Yukimura
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical

2. JUJUTSU KAISEN Season 2

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One of the new generations of big 3 anime, Jujutsu Kaisen is animated by MAPPA. The first season released October 2020 to Mar 2021 with total of 24 episodes, and now MAPPA will work again for the second season.

A shounen series following a group of high school student in the Jujutsu High School, a school in Japan dedicated to fostering the next generation of jujutsu sorcerers. The group consists of Yuji Itadori, Megumi Fushiguro, Nobara Fujisaki and Gojo Satoru as their mentor.

In Jujutsu Kaisen, all living beings have Cursed Energy, an energy radiance arises from negative emotions that naturally flow throughout the body. Average people cannot control this and led to lose Cursed Energy and resulting to bad desire which is shown as gruesome monsters. On other hand, the people who able to control it called as Jujutsu Sorcerers, allowing them to use it as they like.

The story starts with Yuji Itadori eats the rotten finger talisman in which later to known as powerful curse named Ryomen Sukuna. As he swallowed it, he is now become the host of evil yet powerful Ryomen Sukuna and led Gojo Satoru to bring him to the Jujutsu School.

Release Date: 2023
Source: Manga
Author: Gege Akutami
Genres: Action, Fantasy, School

3. Attack on Titan Final Season - Kanketsu-hen

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Attack on Titan successfully give huge attention and reaction among the fans around the world. The story line, animaton, action, and all about the series having praised. The anime adaptation itself make its debut in 7 April 2013 by WIT Studio until the 59 episodes.

MAPPA continue the anime adaptation from episode 60 which officially titled as Shingeki no Kyojin: The Final Season. The Final Season splitted into three parts with the final part coming in 2023.

As now the story goes with Eren turned into villain, he wanted to destroy everything outside the Paradise Island. At last, Eren has arrived in near continent's coast, destroying every Allied Army power on his way.
Release Date: 2023
Source: Manga
Author: Hajime Isayama
Genres: Action, Drama, Military, Survival

4. Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku

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Waiting for all-new anime series by MAPPA, because all you see just... sequel? Well, here it is. Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku will be the new upcoming anime project for MAPPA in 2023.

The story set in the Edo era of Japan and follow Gabimaru the ninja and Yamada Sagiri the executioner in search of elixir of immortality. It all started after Gabimaru sentenced to death after captured during mission. The superhuman body of Gabimaru make him can't be killed. The executioner, Yamada Sagiri offers him a freedom in exchange for the elixir immortality.

A long journey to the hidden island of Gabimaru to find the elixir and make the shogun immortal is begin while in the pressure of no place for failure.
Release Date: TBA
Source: Manga
Author: Yuji Kaku
Genres: Action, Fantasy

Movie

5. Yuri!!! on ICE the Movie: Ice Adolescence

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Yuri!!! on ICE the Movie: Ice Adolescence was originally scheduled to premiere in 2019, but it's delayed. While it's clear that MAPPA will works for the film, we still have no clue about the release date.

Before the movie, a 12-episodes of Yuri!!! on ICE anime series animated by MAPPA in 2016. It revolves around the Japanese figure skater Yuri Katsuki take part in the Figure Skating Grand Prix and his relationship with his figure-skating idol Victor Nikiforov and new Russian skater Yuri Plisektsky.
Release Date: TBA
Source: Original
Genres: Comedy, Sports

6. Alice to Therese no Maboroshi Koujou

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A new original anime movie by MAPPA that announced during their 10th Anniversary. The film is said to be described as the first-love fantasy story of youths struggling in an uncertain world where the boys and the girls fight their destiny with love as weapon.
Release Date: TBA
Source: Original
Genres: Drama

7. ZOMBIE LAND SAGA Movie

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After working for the ZOMBIE LAND SAGA anime for two seasons, now MAPPA will work for its new movie. As now there is no anything announced about the movie, including the year of release.
Release Date: TBA
Source: Original
Genres: Comedy, Supernatural, Idol, Music