Most recently, the official website of author Isuna Hasekura began streaming a video to announce that a new anime series based on his Spice & Wolf light novel series will be made. The announcement doesn’t say whether the anime is a sequel or a remake, but it does say, “Shall we embark on a journey again?” Information about this anime project was announced on the 15th anniversary of the launch of this popular light novel series.
Latest images of the Spice and Wolf anime project
Spice & Wolf – “Wolf and Spice” is set in medieval Europe, revolving around a young merchant named Kraft Lawrence who wanders around with the goal of earning enough money to open a shop of his own. In a certain village he befriended a wolf god named Holo known as the goddess of the harvest, she wanted to return to her hometown in Yoitsu. She thought that Lawrence would pass there one day, so she and this young merchant began a long journey through many different cities, when Holo brought good luck to Lawrence’s trade, Lawrence protect her from ecclesiastical persecution.
Hasekura launched the Spice and Wolf novel series with illustrations by Ju Ayakura in 2006. The novel took a hiatus after the 17th volume in 2011, and returned with the 18th volume in 2016. The latest 23rd volume was published in September 2021. Hasekura started a spin-off series called Wolf & Parchment: New Theory Spice & Wolf, in April 2016.
Spice and Wolf also inspired two television anime seasons from director Takeo Takahashi and screenwriter Naruhisa Arakawa. The first season aired in Japan from January to March 2008, and the second season (Spice and Wolf II) from July to September 2009.
Spice & Wolf’s Latest Anime Project Trailer
Currently, there is no further information about the production studio, production team and duration of this anime project. However, with the Spice & Wolf brand – “Wolf and Spice” which has been known for a long time and successful anime versions before it, the anime project celebrates the 15th anniversary of the release of Spice & Wolf – “Wolf and Spice”. This is definitely a name to watch out for in the near future. What do you think about this information, please leave your comments!