Is Combatants Will Be Dispatched! Anime Based on a Manga or Light Novel and Is It Complete, Finished, or Ongoing? Here is the Current Status of the Series

Combatants Will Be Dispatched! is the surprise anime hit of the season. Well, perhaps it's not really a surprise being that this is a series with quite the pedigree behind it.

Animated by J.C. Staff and directed by Hiroaki Akagi, the anime adaptation is a Funimation co-production and will run for 12 episodes. Originally premiering on April 4th, 2021, Combatants Will Be Dispatched! follows a special agent who works for the evil Kisaragi Corporation. With the corporation almost done with their conquest of Earth, they decide to send out their agent to a far-off planet to explore the possibility of taking over that planet. Teamed up with a special combat cyborg named Alice, the pair are immediately drafted into the military and must balance their conquest of the planet with protecting the kingdom!

Is Combatants Will Be Dispatched! Anime Based on a Manga or Light Novel and Is It Complete, Finished, or Ongoing?

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Coming from the same author of the hit fantasy isekai series Konosuba, this series is another one that started as a light novel. Written by Natsume Akatsuki and illustrated by Kakao Lanthanum, the light novel series has been running since November 2017 and is up to 6 volumes as of September 2020. Yen Press is releasing the series in English and is up to 5 volumes as of March 2021.

Besides the light novel, the series also has a manga adaptation with art from Masaaki Kiasa. This edition is up to 6 volumes in Japan as of March 2021, while the English version is up to 4 volumes as of January 2021.

Combatants Will Be Dispatched! Is proving popular with fans of strong comedies. Boasting a rating of over 7 stars (out of 10) on MyAnimeList, fans are remarking about the familiar tropes and jokes that made them laugh originally and are still making them giggle up to the present day.

If you're looking for a silly comedy this season, you wouldn't be doing yourself a disservice by picking this one up!

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