The Fairy Tail anime unveiled the show’s final key visual featuring Natsu Dragneel and a brand-new character named Acnologia. The new character story is set 400 years before Hiro Mashima’s original manga. In addition, the anime website also released a character design for Acnologia.
The anime 3rd and final season began airing on October 7, 2018. The Fairy Tail season 3 is slated to have 51 episodes. Meaning the anime series will end with episode 328. The anime series first season produced by A-1 Pictures, Dentsu Inc., and Satelight aired in 2009. The series ended its initial run on March 30, 2013. A second series premiered on April 5, 2014, and ended on March 26, 2016.
Mashima who launched Fairy Tail Manga in 2006 in Weekly Shōnen Magazine from August 2, 2006 to July 26, 2017. The series has also inspired numerous spin-off manga, including a sequel storyboarded by Mashima, titled Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quest, which launched on July 25, 2018.