Earlier today, the official Golden Kamuy anime website announced that the series will get a third season. A visual and trailer were revealed, the details of which we break down below.
The 40-second promo focuses on Asirpa and Sugimoto, who are pulled apart by the harsh winter snows.
The image features Sugimoto trudging through the snow, as a blizzard rages on.
Hitoshi Nanba (Fate/Grand Order: First Order, Gosick) will directed the first two seasons at Geno Studio, with Kenichi Ohnuki (Gundam Build Fighters, Samurai Gun) providing character designs. Noboru Takagi (Baccano!, Durarara!!) was in charge of series composition for the project.
Crunchyroll streamed Golden Kamuy as part of their simulcast lineup. The describe the show as:
The story takes place in the mighty Northern field of Hokkaido, the time is in the turbulent late Meiji Era.
A post war soldier Sugimoto, aka, “Immortal Sugimoto” —who survived the lethal Japan-Russo War—was in need of large sums of money for a particular purpose…
What awaited Sugimoto, who stepped into Hokkaido’s Gold Rush with dreams of making a fortune at a single stroke, was a tattoo map leading to a hidden treasure based on hints inscribed on the bodies of convicts in Abashiri Prison?!
The magnificent nature of Hokkaido vs vicious convicts and the meeting with a pure Ainu girl, Ashiripa!! A survival battle for a hidden treasure hunt begins!
Source: Comic Natalie