Summary of Anime Has been Delayed or Canceled due to COVID-19

As a result, the Covid-19 epidemic does not leave anyone or any profession. Anime and manga have also been greatly influenced by a tiny virus. More than 1.6 million people have been infected worldwide and nearly 100,000 have died from SARS-CoV-2.

The trigger for the first episode to be canceled due to COVID-19 was Toaru Kagaku no Railgun T. On February 18, from the time when the disease had just rekindled around the world, this strain of Covid-19 had been delayed the 7th episode of the anime.

Shortly thereafter, one day, Infinite Dendrogram episode 7 also had to be delayed due to COVID-19 affecting the production process of the project.

Everything seemed to be going well, until the end of February. A hit anime movie – Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Shin Kyoryuu 2020 has officially been delayed but will be re-aired on August 7. Then Doraemon: Stand by Me, which was scheduled to air on August 7, has to be delayed indefinitely.

Along with this movie, the 3D CG Shimajirou to Sora Tobu Fune anime movie, a children’s anime series, has also been delayed.

The first movie that had to be postponed in the spring of 2020 was Maou Gakuin no Futekigousha ~ Shijou Saikyou no Maou no Shiso, Tensei Shite Shison-tachi no Gakkou e Kayou. This movie is currently scheduled to air again in July.

Less than 2 weeks later, Re: ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, the blockbuster expected to rain and storm in Spring 2020 had to “retreat” to the Summer 2020. The film should be aired on April.

It seems that after seeing the situation go wrong, the production committee of Eiga Precure Leap: Minna to Fushigi na 1-nichi also had to postpone the order when it was going to air in March. It is needed to prevent and prevent the disease spreading in this country.

Following that, number24 was no exception when postponing episodes 11 & 12 to April again due to the small virus strain SARS-CoV-2.

The A3! Season Autumn & Winter is probably one of the most remote anime series when it is scheduled to air from July to September, then postponed until October.

It was all due to the first part of the anime A3! It is A3! Season Spring & Summer had to brake sharply from the 4th episode to postpone the original broadcast from this April.

After seeing many of the anime series go on to delay the screening, Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel III. Spring Song also announced the postponement of the show from March 28 to April 25 while the opening time of the show is just a few days.

But a few days ago, Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel III spring, but must continue to announce deferred projection for the second time indefinitely because the time of official opening has not been determined.

Continuing in early April, the production committee of the movie series Princess Principal: Crown Handler and Hakuhodo DY Music & Pictures has officially confirmed the delay of release of the film. The committee also cited the Japanese government’s policies in the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Just one day later, TOHO has officially delayed the movie series Meitantei Conan: Hiiro no Dangan and Eiga Crayon Shin-chan Gekitotsu! Rakuga Kingdom to Hobo Yonin no Yuusha due to concerns about the Covid-19 pandemic.

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