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Will There be a Made in Abyss Movie 4?

January 17, 2020
5 min read

It’s not every day you come across anime that completely changes the game and defies all the previously held stereotypes that most other shows abide by. From its rich fantastical storyline to its breathtaking visuals, everything about ‘Made in Abyss‘ is just brilliant. And according to the reviews of its third movie, despite having almost no room for improvement, the anime has just gotten better. So if you haven’t watched this epic chronicle of unforgettable adventures and dark psychological themes, you’re certainly missing out.

If you’ve already seen all of its previous installments, you might want to read on further to know more about the prospects of its Made in Abyss Movie 4.

Made in Abyss Movie 4 Release Date: When will it premiere?

The first season of ‘Made in Abyss’ premiered on July 7, 2017 and with a total of 12 episodes, it finished airing on September 29, 2017. The anime was a roaring success and was followed by two recap movies, titled ‘Made in Abyss Movie 1: Journey’s Dawn’ and ‘Made in Abyss Movie 2: Wandering Twilight’, which released on January 4, 2019 and January 18, 2019, respectively. ‘Made in Abyss Movie 3: Dawn of the Deep Soul’, which serves as a sequel to the movies and the first season of the anime, released on January 17, 2020.

The anime has come really far from where it began, but its story is still far from over. The cutesy yet complex characters of the show still haven’t explored the depths of the Abyss and in the sequel(s) that’ll follow, we’ll get to see all the mysteries that lie further down in the gaping crater. In the credits of ‘Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul’, it has also been confirmed that the series will be further continued.

Just recently, Kadokawa also revealed that a sequel for the series is underway and also disclosed a whole new imageboard. Considering the previous release schedule of the anime, we can certainly expect Made in Abyss Movie 4 to release sometime in 2021.

Made in Abyss English Dub

You can watch the first season of ‘Made in Abyss’ on Amazon Prime with its original Japanese audio and English subtitled. ‘Made in Abyss Movie 1: Journey’s Dawn’ is available on Wakanim and even ‘Made in Abyss Movie 2: Wandering Twilight’ can be streamed on Wakanim.

Made in Abyss Plot

Commonly known as “the Abyss”, a mysterious giant hole harbors the remnants and creatures of a long-gone civilization. A town named Orth, which is built around the surface of the Abyss, accommodates several brave souls who dive deep and explore the dangerous layers of the pit. Known as Delvers, these mighty explorers are also quite cautious with their approach as “the Abyss” is known to be an unforgiving place that spares no one. The further a person tries to delve into the darkness of the Abyss, the more he/she gets prone “the Curse of the Abyss.” There are only a handful of legendary raiders, known as White Whistles, who have been able to cover half of its depth and have returned unscathed. One of the these legendary White Whistles turns out to be the Riko’s mother, Lyza.

In the first season of the anime, Riko ends up finding a robot-like human boy in the first layer of the Abyss. Much later, Riko also receives some messages from her mother who never really made it back from the bottom of the Abyss. To fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a White Whistle herself and to get a chance to meet her mother, she embarks on a journey to the bottom of the Abyss with her new human-robot friend, Reg. But as the two of them descend into the depths of the mysterious hole, they not only face ghastly ancient supernatural creatures but are also subjected to the “Curse of the Abyss.”

In the third movie, Riko and Reg further delve into deep into the Abyss and this time around, their new friend Nanachi joins them. As they make their way towards the fifth layer of the Abyss, they not even face some of the most dangerous fantastical creatures but also meet Bondrewd, another renowned White Whistle who is responsible for ruining Nanachi’s life. And though Bondrewd initially seems quite hospitable, no one can be trusted in the strange world of the Abyss.

It’s almost surprising that Riko and Reg have made this far despite being so inexperienced compared to the expert White Whistlers, but their journey is still far from over. The potential sequel of the movie will further explore their journey and will portray all the trials and tribulations that they have to go through to reach their desired destination—the bottom of the Abyss. And since the dangers of the Abyss only get worse with each layer, they’ll have to stick together and face some of the toughest challenges. And maybe, just maybe, if the next season or movie in line serves as the final installment of the series, we might get to see what truly lies at the bottom of the Abyss.

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