What to expect from Spy x Family CODE WHITE Movie – it is a canon?

What to expect from Spy x Family CODE WHITE Movie - it is a canon?

Spy x Family Code White is an exciting spy action comedy film on the horizon. Directed by Takashi Katagiri and featuring a screenplay by Ichirō Ōkouchi, this movie is a production collaboration between Wit Studio and CloverWorks. The film draws inspiration from the popular shōnen manga series Spy × Family created by Tatsuya Endo, which also inspired an anime TV series adaptation sharing the same name.

What is it About? + Release Date

The film is set to be released in theatres in Japan on 22 December 2023 and the plot of the movie is still under wraps, but the trailer hints that it will be a spy action comedy adventure with a focus on the Forger family’s relationships with each other. Here is a brief summary of the plot based on the trailer:

  • Upon receiving a difficult order to be replaced in Operation Strix, Loid hatches a plan.
  • He decides to help Anya secure victory in a cooking competition at Eden Academy, preparing the principal’s favorite dish to ensure his continued presence.
  • However, this seemingly harmless endeavor propels the Forgers on a journey to the meal’s place of origin. Little do they know that their actions might set off a chain reaction capable of jeopardizing world peace. 

What’s New?

The movie made its debut announcement at the Jump Festa 2023 event in December 2022, under the supervision of Tatsuya Endo. At AnimeJapan 2023, during a presentation on March 25, it was officially titled “Spy×Family Code: White.” The film is under the direction of Takashi Katagiri, with a screenplay by Ichirō Ōkouchi, and it’s being produced by a collaborative effort between Wit Studio and CloverWorks.

Adding to the excitement, on September 12, 2023, it was revealed that Tomoya Nakamura and Kento Kaku will join the cast, portraying two original villains named Dmitri and Luka. Further enhancing the movie’s intrigue, on September 22, 2023, Banjō Ginga and Shunsuke Takeuchi were announced to play the roles of two additional villains, Snyder and Type F. With this impressive ensemble, “Spy×Family Code: White” promises to be a thrilling cinematic experience.

Is Spy x Family CODE: WHITE a canon?

The canonicity of “Spy x Family CODE White” remains a topic of debate, as neither the author nor the production team has issued an official statement regarding its status.

Spy x Family CODE: WHITE Movie - What is it about?
Anya Forger and Loid Forger | Image courtesy of Wit Studio and CloverWorks

However, it’s noteworthy that the movie is in production by Wit Studio and CloverWorks, the same studios responsible for the SPY x FAMILY anime series.

This alignment suggests that the film is receiving a comparable level of care and attention as the anime series, hinting at the possibility that it may be considered canon within the franchise. Nevertheless, until an official declaration is made, its canonicity remains a mystery.


As of now, we’re eagerly awaiting further information about the Spy x Family CODE WHITE movie, and we’re certainly looking forward to insights from the creators and the production team. The new adventures that await Anya hold an air of mystery, and fans are eager to discover what’s in store for our beloved characters.

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