The official Twitter handle of Dr. Stone anime reveals a new key visual, on Nov 23, 2023, featuring the illustrious main character Senku Ishigami, as he levels up to fight Ibara, one of the many descendants of the International Space Station crew and serving as the main antagonist of the Source of the Petrification Saga.
(Time for our one-on-one boss fight…!!)
This key visual is Senku’s half of Dr. STONE NEW WORLD (Cour 2)’s main visual, which got its own full reveal after the anime’s 7th episode aired.
About Dr. Stone:
Dr. Stone is a Japanese manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by the South Korean artist Boichi. It was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump from March 2017 to March 2022, with its chapters collected in 26 tankōbon volumes.
An anime television series adaptation produced by TMS Entertainment aired on Tokyo MX from July to December 2019. Two additional seasons of the series have been produced; the second season focuses on the “Stone Wars” arc and aired from January to March 2021, while the third season focuses on the “New World” arc and premiered in April 2023.
Crunchyroll describes the overall plot of Dr. Stone as follows:
Several thousand years after a mysterious phenomenon that turns all of humanity to stone, the extraordinarily intelligent, science-driven boy, Senku Ishigami, awakens.
Facing a world of stone and the total collapse of civilization, Senku makes up his mind to use science to rebuild the world. Starting with his super strong childhood friend Taiju Oki, who awakened at the same time, they will begin to rebuild civilization from nothing…
Depicting two million years of scientific history from the Stone Age to present day, the unprecedented crafting adventure story is about to begin!
Source: Dr. Stone Official Twitter