As it had been scheduled since its opening on October 31 through the Motion Gallery platform, the animated adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Yukiwo, Jashin-chan Dropkick (Dropkick on My Devil!!) closed its fundraising campaign for funds to finance the production of a successful third season.
The campaign was closed at 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2020 (Japan Standard Time) with a total of 2,880 donations that accumulated a total of 36,181,238 yen (about 350 thousand dollars), which represents 180.90% of the goal set at 20 million yen (about $198,000). Finally, this third season will be titled Jashin-chan Dropkick X and will be released in 2022.
Yukiwo has published the manga on the Flex Comix publisher’s Comic Meteor website since April 2012. The publisher published the fifteenth compiled volume on June 11, followed by the sixteenth on December 11 in Japan.
Jashin-chan Dropkick Synopsis
The story centers on Yurine Hanazono, a college student who invokes Jashin-chan, a demon from the underworld. Now they must live together in an apartment in the Jinbouchou district of Tokyo. If Yurine dies, Jashin-chan will be free to go back to hell, so he is constantly trying to assassinate her.