On July 19, 2017, Hiro Mashima, the author of the popular manga FAIRY TAIL said on twitter that there is something he will soon announce on Friday.
Come July 20, 20-minutes before midnight in Japan, he says that he’ll make the announcement public – since technically it’ll be Friday.
Then finally as promised Hiro Mashima makes it public that the FAIRY TAIL anime is coming back with it’s final season in the year 2018!
The Final Season of FAIRY TAIL TV anime will go on air in 2018!
— 真島ヒロ (@hiro_mashima) July 20, 2017