Almost a year after season 4’s conclusion and the announcement of a Black Clover movie, we finally have some news to share! So, here are the updates on the Black Clover movie release date, studio, where to watch, trailer and everything you need to know.
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What is the Black Clover Movie About, and is it Canon?
News on what the Black Clover movie will cover has been heavily guarded since the project was announced. So far, there has been no official confirmation on the movie’s plot, nor if the movie will be canon for the story. We don't even know the movie's name yet!
Most predictions by fans and other people analysing the material released so far point to the Black Clover movie not being canon in terms of being a crucial part of the story. Instead, the Black Clover movie is widely predicted to fill a gap from earlier in the anime series.
The most popular theory so far suggests the Black Clover movie taking place during the infamous time skip, where the Black Bulls go into intense training and Asta takes on his new, incredibly muscular form.
Black Clover Movie Release Date
It has been officially confirmed that the Black Clover movie will release in Japan in 2023.
Japanese anime movies tend to premiere domestically before being released for international audiences in theatres a few months later. It then usually takes a few months more before the movie is available on streaming services, such as Crunchyroll.
Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, for example, premiered in Japan in October 2020, was then released internationally throughout 2021 and arrived on Crunchyroll in October 2021. If Black Clover follows a similar pattern, the movie may not be available to stream until 2024.
Where to Watch Black Clover Movie
As with other anime film releases, we expect the Black Clover movie to only be available in Japanese cinemas for the first few months before having an international cinematic release.
After appearing in cinemas in 2023, the Black Clover movie should eventually appear on streaming services, such as Crunchyroll.
What Studio is Producing the Black Clover Movie?
While it has not been officially confirmed, it’s widely expected that Studio Pierrot is producing the Black Clover movie.
Studio Pierrot was the studio behind the TV series, and all early signs point to them also working on the movie. However, there has been no news to confirm this, nor has there been any update on the film’s staff.
The only thing we do know about the Black Clover movie’s staff is that the mangaka, Yuuki Tabata, is officially part of the team as a chief supervisor.
No matter what the final Black Clover film covers, we’re just hyped to see Asta and Yuno will finally be returning to our screens! When we hear any more news, we’ll update this article, so stay tuned!