Fairy Tail (abbreviated as FAIRY TAIL) is known as a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. It was serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine from August 2006 to July 2017, with individual chapters collected and published in 63 tankōbon volumes. The story follows the adventures of Natsu Dragneel, a member of the famous guild Fairy Tail, as he searches the fictional world of Earth-land in search of the dragon Igneel.
The manga was adapted into an anime series produced by A-1 Pictures, Dentsu Inc., Satelight, Bridge, and CloverWorks, which aired in Japan on TV Tokyo from October 2009 to March 2013. The second series. aired from April 2014 to March 2016. The third and final season aired from October 2018 to September 2019. The series has also inspired a lot of off-story manga, including includes the prequel to Mashima, Fairy Tail Zero and a sequel written by him, titled Fairy Tail: 100 Years Quests. In addition, A-1 Pictures has developed nine original animated videos and two animated movies.
The series was originally licensed for English release in North America by Del Rey Manga, began releasing individual volumes in March 2008, and ended licensing with 12th volume release in September 2010. In December 2010, Kodansha USA took over the Series to be released in North America. Southeast Asia Network Animax Asia aired an English version of the anime for seven seasons from 2010 to 2015. The manga has also been licensed in the UK by the Turnaround Publishing Service and in Australia by Penguin Books Australia. The anime has been licensed by Funimation for English release in North America. As of February 2020, Fairy Tail has 72 million copies in print.
Recently, the author of Fairy Tail shared a new sketch of Lucy Heartfilia with fans! While much of the attention for this new year is heading to Mashima Edens Zero’s latest series as it prepares to release an anime adaptation later this spring, many fans still enjoy looking back at the works. from the previous Hiro Mashima. This includes Mashima’s creator himself as he often revisits his previous series through new sketches and artwork shared with fans on Twitter. This includes sketches of his characters that fans would like to see the action in again, such as his most recent.
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As another way to celebrate 2021 as the year of the Ox like previous sketches of Edens Zero’s characters to usher in the new year, Hiro Mashima shared a pertinent look at Lucy as she was wearing. His famous dress: Taurus Shape for the occasion. Given that Mashima still shares new perspectives on Lucy after all this time, it’s definitely a way to keep Fairy Tail alive even as Edens Zero is gaining a lot of attention this year.
Speaking of Edens Zero, the anime adaptation remains one of the most anticipated movies this year. Debuting in Japan on April 10, Edens Zero’s anime will be produced by J.C. Staffed and directed by Shinji Ishihara, who previously also directed the anime adaptation of Fairy Tail. Mitsutaka Hirota will write the script for the series and Yurika Sako will design the characters.
The anime’s main trilogy has also been set with Takuma Terashima to be the voice of Shiki Granbell, Mikako Komatsu will perform as Rebecca Bluegarden, and Rie Kugimiya will return from Fairy Tail to voice Happy once again. With the teaser trailer for the movie confirmed to be released in April, it won’t be long before more cast members will be confirmed.
What do you think of this latest Lucy’s look? Overall, where does she rank among your favorite characters in Fairy Tail? Are you curious to see if Edens Zero has a relationship with Fairy Tail? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!