The Fall 2022 anime season: Golden Kamuy Season 4 and Detective Conan highlights for October 3 and 4

Golden Kamuy gets new key visual
A special Golden Kamuy live program will be held during the NBC Universal Anime×Music 30th anniversary 24-hour TV program on September 25. Pic credit: The Golden Kamuy official website

The long-expected Golden Kamuy Season 4 will debut on October 3. Merely this one title is sufficient to make our day, but there’s still more in stock!

Highlights for the first week of October 2022:

Let’s take a look at the notable anime line-up for October 3 and 4.

The October 3 anime line-up

Golden Kamuy Season 4 will finally surface! Save the date: October 3! New episodes will be broadcast every Monday. Season 4 will feature the “Immortal” Saichi Sugimoto and Asirpa journeying through Karafuto back to Hokkaido after their reunion. The Ainu girl recovered her memories and now she holds the key everyone is desperately seeking.

Animation Studio Brain’s Base is taking over from Geno Studio for the Golden Kamuy Season 4.

The OP theme song is “NEVER SAY GOODBYE” by ALI feat. Mummy-D, while the ED song is “Subete ga Soko ni Arimasu Yo ni” (“I Pray That Everything Will be There”) by THE SPELLBOUND.

Management of Novice Alchemist (Shinmai Renkinjutsushi no Tenpo Keiei) byStudio ENGI is based on the eponymous light novel series written by Mizuho Itsuki and illustrated by Fuumi. The plot follows Sarasa, an orphaned girl who dreams of opening an alchemy store.

The ED theme song “Fine Days” by Nanaka Suwa, while the OP theme song is “Hajimaru Welcome” (“Starting Welcome”) by Aguri Onishi.

The October 4 anime line-up

Shinobi no Ittoki (no official English translation)will debut on October 4. The TV anime follows a seemingly ordinary boy, named Ittoki Sakuraba, who suddenly finds out he is the 19th legitimate successor of the Iga ninja clan.

DMM Pictures and TROYCA are producing the series; the OP theme song is “Hikari” (“Light”) by Humbreaders, while the ED theme song is “Oboetate” by hockrockb.

Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa (Meitantei Conan: Hannin no Hanzawa-san) is also coming up on October 4. Produced by TMS Entertainment/Studio 1, the TV anime will be streamed exclusively by Netflix worldwide.

Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa is inspired by the eponymous spin-off manga written and illustrated by Mayuko Kanba, which follows the silhouetted ‘criminal’ who debuted in Aoyama’s original series.

The OP theme song is “Tsukamaete, Konya” (“Arrest Me Tonight”) by Leon Niihama and the ED theme song is “Secret, Voice of My Heart” by Mai Kuraki.

Vazzrock The Animation is the third installment in the TSUKIPRO anime franchise (the previous two being Tsukiuta The Animation and Tsukipro The Animation, respectively). The TV anime focuses on two units from the Vazzrock series — VAZZY and ROCK DOWN.

The OP theme songs of Vazzrock The Animation is “Fly High” by VAZZY and  “Asterism⁂” by ROCK DOWN. The TV anime will also have its own theme song, namely “Get Ready to Go!!” by Naosuke and Ruka Nadumi.

Yama no Susume (Encouragement of Climb) Season 4 will premiere on October 4. The official title is Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit (Yama no Susume: Next Summit). Season 4 will have 12 episodes but the first four episodes will recap the previous seasons with an additional short story. The new story arc will begin with Episode 5.

Smiral Animation is producing the series.

October 3 is just around the corner, but Golden Kamuy ever seems one step ahead! What are your favorite titles?

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