The official website for the TV anime adaptation of Hiro Mashima's action fantasy manga Fairy Tail announced today on August 22 that its highly anticipated "Final Series" is set to premiere on TV Tokyo and its five affiliates at 7:00 am on October 7, 2018 (JST).
The TV anime's first season was aired for 175 episodes from October 2009 to March 2013, then its second season followed with 102 episodes from April 2014 to March 2016. The manga already ended its serialization in July 2017, and the "Final Series" is expected to adapt the manga story till its end.
A new key visual featuring the protagonist Natsu and the main antagonist Zeref is also revealed for their upcoming final confrontation.
In addition, an advance screening event for the final series is set to be held in September. The
anime's main voice cast members are scheduled to join as special guests. Further details will be
announced at a later date.
Teaser visual posted in July
©Hiro Mashima, KODANSHA/Fairy Tail project, TV Tokyo