Black Clover Special Jump Festa (2018)
JSAF2018スペシャルアニメ「オール魔法騎士感謝祭」(Black Clover: JSAF2018 Special Anime - All Mahou Kishi Kanshasai)


The special episode features the captains of the different squads plus Asta and Yuno participating in a quiz show.
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TV Rating







November 25, 2018




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This special Black Clover episode was previewed at a screening at Jump Special Anime Festa 2018. It was uploaded on the dTV streaming service in Japan on December 2, 2018.

Alternative Title

– Black Clover: The All Magic Knights Thanksgiving Festa
– Black Clover: JSAF2018 Special Anime – All Mahou Kishi Kanshasai
– JSAF2018スペシャルアニメ「オール魔法騎士感謝祭」
– Black Clover Special Jump Festa 2018

TL;DR Review

The animation is on par with the TV series, which is to say it is good. The special reused the TV themes. The opening theme used the second season-opening “Gamushara” by Miyuna while the ending theme uses the first season-opening “Haruka Mirai” (Distant Future) by Kankaku Piero.

This is basically a glorified recap special wrapped in a nice “quiz show” premise with an anything-goes comedy routine. I was hesitant at first but it grew on me quickly and finding myself having a big grin. Asta isn’t as annoying as his usual self is always a plus.

Though it’s short, it does expand on each captain personality a bit. The star of this episode is Gordon. Not only were his scenes hilarious, but they are downright creepy.

Though I enjoy the special, it isn’t something you watch without already being a fan of the series. Black Clover is intended for young teens.

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Featured Music

Black Clover Special Jump Festa (2018)

A collection of notable music and song from this series.


Opening Theme

– “Gamushara” by Miyuna

Closing Theme

– “Haruka Mirai” (Distant Future) by Kankaku Piero



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