Fans of The Dragon Prince had to wait 3 years for the fourth season after the release of the third one in November 2019. Thankfully, they won’t have to wait another two years for the next book – season five. Amidst a lot of apprehension about the probable release date, Netflix announced that The Dragon Prince: season 5 will be released in July. There hasn’t been an official confirmation of the exact date of the release. Anyway you can plan your watchlist for July keeping the launch in mind.
For those who are uninitiated in the Dragon Prince series, here’s what it’s about. The story is set in the fictional world of Xadia. It follows the journey of two human princes, Ezran and Callum and their elven friend Rayla. Their quest is to prevent a war between the human kingdoms and the magical world. The series debuted on Netflix in September 2018. Here’s what has been published so far.
- Book 1: Moon (2018) – September 14, 2018
- Book 2: Sky (2019) – February 15, 2019
- Book 3: Sun (2019) – November 22, 2019
- Book 4: Earth (2022) – November 3, 2022
The yet unnamed fifth season is greatly anticipated by the fans as the previous book left a lot of questions unanswered. Whether Aaravos will be released from prison, if Callum will forgive Rayla for leaving, whether Aaravos will retain control over Callum, all these questions have bugged fans. The fifth season should come with some answers.
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The Dragon Prince was created by Aaron Ehasz and Justin Richmond. Aaron Ehasz was the former head writer for the tremendously popular animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Other than The Dragon Prince, Justin Richmond is well known for Uncharted 2 and Uncharted 3.
Can you watch the fifth season without watching the previous seasons? It is highly recommended that you do not skip the previous seasons. Each season has vital information upon which the following season is built. The Dragon Prince is one of the most loved animated series on Netflix with a gem of a writer at the helm.
So, even if you have to start from the beginning, rest assured that you’ll enjoy the ride. The animation is top notch and the action sequences are exhilarating with a tight story line. When it comes to fantasies, The Dragon Prince definitely features among the top 10. So, if you have Netflix and like fantasy, go binge on The Dragon Prince before the new season arrives.