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Hunter X Hunter: Why Dark Continent Expedition Arc Will Revolutionize Anime

Hunter x Hunter is one of the most popular then and now long-running series and the most loved anime of all time. The official manga was first released in the 90s era. The upcoming seasons will cover the Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition arc. Along with the Succession Contest arc, The Dark Continent expedition arc is the 8th arc of the Hunter x Hunter as per manga series.

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Upcoming Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition
Upcoming Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition

Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition arc is somewhat short and starts from chapter #340, titled “Special Mission” to chapter #348, titled “Resolve” of the Hunter x Hunter manga. The Succession Contest arc is still persistent and begins from chapter #349, titled “Work Toxin”.

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Why Hunter X Hunter Dark Continent Expedition Arc Will Revolutionize Anime

Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition characters
Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition characters

Now the question is What is the Dark Continent Expedition arc about? How it will revolutionize anime? Here is the list of reasons you should check out.

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The Dark Continent Expedition Arc Is Based on a Much Better Theme

Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition new theme
Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition’s new theme

As we all know, Hunter x hunter seasons are usually very long-running, but the previous seasons have mainly focused on one arc. Hunter x Hunter The Dark Continent Expedition arc may be the only arc that has been animated for season 7. The best part about this season is the upcoming arcs of Hunter x Hunter seem to be revolving around the Dark Continent, a new area discovered in the HxH universe. The Dark Continent Expedition arc rules as a base for an extensively bigger theme for this show. And it perfectly introduces the new continent.

The Dark Continent Expedition Will Focus on an Entirely New Continent

New Dark Continent of Hunter x Hunter
New Dark Continent of Hunter x Hunter

Hunter x Hunter is widely known for introducing new characters and new locations quite frequently. The same will happen in the case with this arc, but The Dark Continent is a forbidden area. This arc will also share the obstacles encountered at the start of the mission. And also during the journey of the continent.

The Arc Will Push the Characters to Cross Their Limits

Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition will introduce new characters
Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition will introduce new characters

Fans are showing excitement about the Dark continent, encouraging Togashi to proceed with the dark theme. This arc will be very interesting and will push the characters to cross their limits. Additionally, fans will get to explore new powers and abilities in the arc.

Season 7 of Hunter X Hunter Will Feature Many New Characters

New characters from Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition manga
New characters from Hunter x Hunter Dark Continent Expedition manga

The significant characters in the season will be Kurapaki Kurta, Leorio Paradinight, Ging Freecss, Pariston Hill, Cheadle Yorkshire, Beyond Netero, including the Zodiac members. Mizaistom Nana, Botobai Gigante, and Kanzai of the Zodiac members will be shown in season 7. Additionally, Gon and Killua won’t be getting many scenes in the Dark Continent arc, it will highlight the new characters mostly. So fans will get to see and explore new abilities from new characters.

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Written by Shreeparna Das