COVID-19 Impact on Anime: Delay News

COVID-19 has hit the world hard, impacting everything extremely negatively.

Anime is, of course, no exception.

Just gib me my Railgun back! >.<

I checked the most important anime shows that are fully delayed, ranging from indefinitely to a certain season or date.

And man, this is depressing. The worst is that my favorite Railgun (I have been waiting for the renewal of the Toaru series for years) has been postponed too. Again! 🙁

Of course, that is not the only gem I wish I could watch and enjoy but can’t… many high-quality anime shows I love are getting delayed and that’s just when I thought that this spring/summer can’t get any worse. Apparently, it can…

Just to give you an idea, delayed are going to be anime like:

⭐ Nanatsu no Taizai

⭐ Toaru Kagaku no Railgun

⭐ Black Clover

The Promised Neverland

⭐ One Piece

and many others.


The list below contains the most popular/ interesting anime series that are getting delayed. 


Fully delayed shows
Danmachi (Is It Wrong to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) 3rd Season  Delayed indefinitely
Mahouka (The Irregular at Magic High School) 2nd Season  Delayed to October 2020
Nanatsu no Taizai: Fundo no Shinpan (Seven Deadly Sins: Judgement of Fury) Delayed indefinitely
The Promised Neverland 2nd Season Delayed to January 2021 
5-toubun no Hanayome (Quintessential Quintuplets) 2nd Season Delayed to January 2021


Interrupted airings
Black Clover  Episode 133 delayed indefinitely
Boruto Episode 155 delayed indefinitely
One Piece Episode 930 delayed indefinitely
Shokugeki no Souma: Gou no Sara (Food Wars 5th Season)
Delayed to July 3 
Strike the Blood IV OVA volume 2 Delayed to July 29
Toaru Kagaku no Railgun T (A Certain Scientific Railgun 3rd Season) Episode 16 is scheduled to air on July 24

Is your favorite anime series delayed as well?


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Hi, my name is Mia, and I am the founder of 9 Tailed Kitsune. I am a big fan of esports, games, and anime. When I was around 7 years old, Phantom Thief Jeanne sparked my fascination for anime, and it has never faded!

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