The Black Clover film was formally confirmed to be in manufacturing in late March 2021. Pic credit score: Studio Pierrot
The Black Clover film launch date is confirmed to be on June 16, 2023.
On that day, the Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King film shall be streaming internationally on Netflix and it’ll even be launched in Japanese film theaters.
The movie was initially scheduled to be launched on March 31, 2023, which was precisely 2 years after the anime TV sequence ended. However, on February 17, 2023, Netflix formally confirmed that the Black Clover film was delayed till later within the 12 months.
Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King trailer PV 1 options the theme music music “Here I Stand” by TREASURE.
A key visible for Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King film was launched on December 7, 2022. Pic credit score: Netflix
This announcement is sort of a shock since an anime film has by no means had a worldwide premiere on the identical day because the premiere in Japanese film theaters. It must be famous that the official announcement particularly requires a Roadshow launch schedule in Japan, which generally signifies that a movie will solely be featured in a restricted variety of film theaters in solely a handful of main Japanese cities.
Since the movie is streaming on Netflix it appears unlikely that there shall be a Black Clover film USA launch date in theaters. Presumably, a Black Clover film English dub shall be produced in-house and launched by Netflix.
Netflix’s Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King trailer.
The official title is Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King. The Black Clover film story abstract hasn’t been launched but and the October 2022 trailer didn’t present many hints past the truth that it’s “the never-before-seen story of the wizard king”.
The unique story is being supervised by unique Black Clover creator Yuuki Tabata, so the movie won’t adapt a canon manga story arc and Black Clover Season 5 ought to decide up the story once more within the Spade Kingdom conflict arc.
The story will apparently concentrate on a earlier Wizard King named Conrad (or Konrad), who shall be voiced by Toshihiko Seki. He’s greatest identified for voicing Muzan in Demon Slayer and Umino in Naruto. (The English dub voice actor hasn’t been introduced but.)
Julius Novachrono is the twenty eighth Wizard King. It’s been over 500 years since Prince Lemiel Silvamillion Clover, the First Wizard King was turned to stone. In the previous, Tabata has confirmed that there have additionally been feminine Wizard Kings (Wizard Queens?).
It’s unknown if Wizard King Conrad shall be a part of a flashback or resurrected/reincarnated by the timeless ritual. If it’s the latter, the brand new Black Clover character might be a villain moderately than a beloved earlier Wizard King of the previous from Clover Kingdom.
A leaked visible of Wizard King Conrad from the Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King film. The character design was made by the unique manga creator. Pic credit score: Yuuki Tabata/Weekly Shonen Jump
On October 2, 2022, the official Black Clover Twitter celebrated the anime’s fifth anniversary by stating that extra details about the Black Clover film shall be launched quickly, or “inside a few week”.
The official announcement was made by Netflix on October 6, 2022. But this info was leaked early when photos from Weekly Shonen Jump Issue 46, 2022 went on-line.
The Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King launch date was confirmed by this leaked picture. Pic credit score: Weekly Shonen Jump
The Black Clover movie was first formally confirmed to be in manufacturing again in early 2021. On March 13, 2022, a Black Clover film trailer preview celebrated the manga’s seventh anniversary and formally introduced that the movie was popping out in 2023.
The preliminary announcement of the movie was made by a Black Clover film trailer preview launched on March 28, 2021.
“Jump’s magical battle fantasy manga Black Clover, the anime that has been ranked primary in viewership in 87 international locations and areas, is lastly getting its first film adaptation!” the Black Clover trailer acknowledged. “To rejoice the movie adaptation, a particular PV that includes Mr. Hiroki Tabata has been launched! Challenge and victory. The boy’s story will proceed to broaden!”
Based on the historical past of the sequence, it’s doubtless that an precise Black Clover film trailer showcasing the movie’s new story shall be featured at Jump Festa 2023, which can happen in December 2022.
A key visible for the Black Clover film was launched inside days of the preliminary announcement. In addition, the announcement in Weekly Shonen Jump was accompanied by artwork celebrating the sixth anniversary. Unfortunately, the important thing visible for the Black Clover film didn’t give any hints concerning the story. Pic credit score: Studio Pierrot
On March 9, 2022, scanned copies of an upcoming manga journal have been leaked. The pages revealed the Black Clover 2023 film launch date.
The time-frame additionally is sensible based mostly on the confirmed details about the studio’s manufacturing schedule.
This web page from the journal revealed the Black Clover film’s 2023 launch time-frame along with details about the sport. Pic credit score: Weekly Shonen Jump
Presumably, the Black Clover film shall be produced by animation Studio Pierrot, which is well-known for Naruto, Naruto Shippuden, after which its successor, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations.
Studio Pierrot additionally animated the Tokyo Ghoul anime sequence and the 2020 Akudama Drive anime. The Kingdom Season 3 anime returned in 2021 after being delayed by COVID-19.
As for 2022, the Kingdom Season 4 launch date and the Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War launch date are each in 2022. Both anime initiatives are main commitments for the reason that TV exhibits shall be a number of cours.
During Jump Festa 2022, a brand new commemorative visible was launched for Yuno as a way to pair with the earlier Black Clover film visible for Asta. Jump Festa 2022 passed off on December 18 and 19, 2021. Pic credit score: Studio Pierrot
The employees for the Black Clover film is at the moment unknown. For the anime TV sequence, as of Episode 153 Director Tatsuya Yoshihara was changed by Ayataka Tanemura. Series composition author Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Is The Order A Rabbit?) was changed by Kanichi Katou.
Artist Itsuko Takeda is the character designer. Composer Minako Seki is creating the music.
Anime-only audiences must be cautious watching the Black Clover film teaser trailer. It exhibits temporary flashes of story occasions from the newest manga chapters.
Since the anime TV sequence was rapidly catching as much as the manga it turned essential to both take a broadcasting break or resort to filler arcs. It’s uncommon that anime followers get pleasure from filler, by no means thoughts when filler is inserted into the center of a significant story arc.
- Updated December 7, 2022: Added Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King film key visible.
- Updated October 5, 2022: Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King launch date in March 2023 confirmed.
- Updated October 3, 2022: Black Clover film announcement deliberate.
- Updated March 22, 2022: Black Clover film trailer launched.
- Updated March 9, 2022: Black Clover 2023 film launch date confirmed.
- Updated December 19, 2021: Added Black Clover film Yuno visible.
- Updated March 30, 2021: Added Black Clover 170 announcement video.
- Updated March 29, 2021: Added Black Clover film key visible.
This article supplies all the pieces that’s identified concerning the Black Clover Movie and all associated information. As such, this text shall be up to date over time with information, rumors, and evaluation. Meanwhile, let’s delve down into what is thought for sure.
One of the poster spreads launched in Weekly Shonen Jump. Pic credit score: Weekly Shonen Jump
It’s odd that the Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King launch date is in March 2023
Netflix has formally confirmed the precise Black Clover film launch date. However, the Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King launch date was leaked on-line on October 5, 2022.
The Black Clover film announcement was initially made by Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump journal on March 28, 2021. Shueisha has acknowledged that it’ll reveal extra details about the film undertaking in October 2022.
The anime manufacturing committee selected a reasonably odd time for the premiere in film theaters. November-December and May-July are sometimes thought of the perfect timing for a tentpole movie to have an opportunity at being a blockbuster premiere whereas January and February are thought of the “dump months” for unhealthy films.
But the timing of the Black Clover film launch date appears to be based mostly on the truth that Netflix is streaming Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King worldwide on the identical day. As such, they seemingly selected a time-frame that gained’t be competing with massive names in Japan but the premiere date is exterior the conventional dump months.
Still, it’s odd that the Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King launch date was not scheduled for Spring/Summer 2023 (or May to July 2023). As a comparability, the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 film launch date and the Demon Slayer: Mugen Train premiere have been each in Winter, which resulted in excessive field workplace success.
The official Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King poster. Pic credit score: Netflix
Black Clover film USA launch date predictions: Limited theater launch unlikely?
Funimation’s Black Clover English dub has been a Simuldub. In early March 2022, Sony introduced that Funimation content material can be merging into the Crunchyroll streaming app. It’s unsure whether or not the Funimation model shall be phased out fully or if Funimation Films will nonetheless be used for advertising and marketing theatrical releases to forestall confusion with the streaming platform.
Since Netflix is streaming the Black Clover film, it’s unsure whether or not Crunchyroll or FUNimation Films shall be concerned within the Black Clover film USA launch date and the dubbed model of the movie.
Typically, FUNimation Films will launch dubbed variations of anime films inside a month of the Japanese premiere. But since even the Japanese film launch schedule is a Roadshow it appears not possible that it will occur until there’s a public outcry from American anime followers demanding a restricted theater displaying.
Therefore, if there’s a restricted theater launch exterior of Japan, it’s predicted that the Black Clover film US launch date shall be in early Summer 2023.
Black Clover anime TV present announcement doubtless in 2023?
In early February 2021, the official web site for the anime sequence introduced that the Black Clover Episode 170 launch date will mark an ending for the TV present. On March 30, 2021, the ultimate episode made an “essential announcement” regarding the way forward for the anime sequence, which turned out to be the Black Clover film.
The Black Clover announcement on March 30 on the finish of Black Clover Episode 170 was simply an animated model of the important thing visible launched for the Black Clover film.
So far, it’s unknown if the Black Clover Season 5 anime TV sequence will launch at a future date.
Thus far, the Black Clover anime TV sequence has been releasing new seasons yearly with none main breaks. (Unless you rely the hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, however that’s a particular case.)
The Black Clover film announcement was made by Weekly Shonen Jump Issue 17, 2021 on March 28, 2021. Pic credit score: Weekly Shonen Jump
Black Clover Episode 170: Distant Future ended by adapting manga Chapter 272. Story abstract:
“Due to the spell Nacht used, the satan who gave energy to Asta till then has now proven up. To grasp the facility of the satan, Asta should make the satan give in after battling and defeating him. Suddenly, Asta does one thing particularly loopy.
“Meanwhile, Yuno, Noelle, and the others are attempting to get much more energy as a way to take their revenge in opposition to the Dark Triad. To get again Yami and people who have been taken away, to save lots of the world from the specter of the devils, a brand new story begins now!”
When the Black Clover film announcement was initially made the manga was solely as much as Black Clover 287. By March 9, 2022, the manga was as much as Black Clover 326.
Hopefully, an announcement regarding the continuation of the Black Clover TV present will happen in 2023. Stay tuned!