Mo Dao Zu Shi, which translates to ‘demonic path ancestral master,’ is a Chinese anime TV show based on the book titled the same thing by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu. Mo Dao Zu Shi is described as a “donghua” series. The word “donghua” in English refers to animations made in China, although in Chinese, it initially just refers to works of animation irrespective of the country of origin. Mo Dao Zu Shi is in Xianxia (Chinese mythology), action, adventure, mystery, and the supernatural. So, will there be Mo Dao Zu Shi Season 4?
The first season was Qian Chen Pian, aired from July 9th, 2018, to October 6th, 2018, and had 15 episodes. The run time for each episode is approximately 24 minutes. The second season, Xian Yun Pian, aired from August 3rd, 2019, to August 31st, 2019, with eight episodes. Finally, season 3 of Mo Dao Zu Shi premiered on August 7th, 2021, with two episodes, and since then, new episodes have been released every Saturday. Thus, there will be 12 episodes in all.
MO DAO ZU SHI SYNOPSIS
The world fears Wei Wuxian. Here’s the plot twist, he was killed 13 years ago. Thirteen years later, he is summoned into the body of Mo Xuanyu, who everybody shunned. He has nothing to lose, so he agrees to sacrifice his own body to Wei Wuxian so he can avenge him. This leads to some scary events and unexpected discoveries.
MO DAO ZU SHI CAST
Wei Ying (Wuxian), voiced by Lu Zhixing- the protagonist of the show
Lan Zhan (Wangji), expressed by Wei Chao- a second young master of the Lan Clan
Lan Huan (Xichen), expressed by Wang Kai- first young master of the clan
Lan Qiren, expressed by Song Ming- a respected older member of the clan
Lan Yuan (Sizhui), expressed by Qian Wenqing- a disciple of the Lan clan
Lan Jingyi, defined by Cao Xupeng- another disciple of the clan
Mo Dao Zu Shi is directed by Xiong Ke. The creative director is Shen Lin. Produced by Xu Yuanyuan, Jin Wenjun, Wang Juan, Liu Xing, Zhu Ke and Yan Mengya.
WHERE CAN I WATCH MO DAO ZU SHI?
Mo Dao Zu Shi airs on the Tencent network. You can also stream it online on Tencent’s overseas streaming platform ‘WeTV’ under the title ‘The Founder of Diabolism’ and on Gogoanime. However, being a Donghua instead of a Japanese anime, not many mainstream OTT sites have it yet.
Let’s hope some big sites like Netflix or Amazon Prime add it to their roster soon!
MO DAO ZU SHI SEASON 4- WILL THERE BE ONE? IS SEASON 3 THE LAST?
There is no news regarding Mo Dao Zu Shi season 4 as yet. However, judging by how things are turning out to be in season 3, it does feel like season 3 will be the last season of Mo Dao Zu Shi. But fans need not lose hope yet since the 3rd season is still ongoing. The 11th and penultimate episode of season 3 of Mo Dao Zu Shi aired on October 9th, 2021. Season 3 has given us some great scenes, and fans will be pleased with how they have managed to tie up loose ends.