The COVID-19 pandemic became a period where many things had to be delayed. Starting from work, school, film, sports events, and so forth. Including animes which will be supposed to air in 2020 must experience a delay.
Here are the anime that were delayed due to COVID-19:
1. Shokugeki no Souma: Gou no Sara
As we know the fifth season sokugeki no soma is airing this spring season this year. However, the airing of the third episode and so on was delayed due to the COVID-19 emergency situation in Japan.
The fifth season of Shokugeki no Soma will start airing again on July 3rd, 2020 where on July 3rd will air the first episode and then on July 10th will air the second episode followed by the airing of the third episode on July 17th, 2020.
2. Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Raihousha-hen
It seems like fans of this anime have to be patient because the airing of the second season of this anime has to be delayedtoo. Anime that aired in 2014 and movie in 2017 this is getting the second season planned to air in July this year, delayed to October 2020.
3. Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka III
Danmachi also officially delayed his third season, airing the third season of the anime series planned to air on This summer (July 2020) must be delayed until the fall (October 2020).
4. Nanatsu no Taizai 4th Season
The production staff of the anime nanatsu no taizai announced that the airing of the fourth season of this series must be experienced delay due to COVID-19. This series is scheduled to air in the fall (October 2020) and delayed until undetermined time.
5. Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken(2nd season and spinoff)
The series which is scheduled to air 3 seasons is also experiencing delays. This anime that adapted from a light novels airs in the fall of 2018 and gets season 2 and a spinoff is scheduled to air in fall season 2020 until spring 2021 has been delayed. This series of delays lasts for 1 season, so that the airing of this anime series becomes winter (winter) 2021 until summer (summer) 2021.
6. Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld cour 2
As we know the anime series Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld gets an adaptation of 24 episodes which are divided into 2 cour. Unlike the previous 24 episodes aired in successive seasons, the airing of the 2nd Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld got a break of the season after the first cour finished. The 2nd cour is scheduled to air in the spring of 2020 and has one season delay until the summer of 2020.
7. Haikyuu 4th season cour 2
Season 4 Haikyuu has 25 episodes and airs in Winter 2020. Like Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld, Season 4 Haikyuu is made into 2 cour and break 1 season after the first cour is finished. The 2nd cour is scheduled to air in July 2020 is delayed for one season and will air in October 2020.
8. The Promise neverland 2nd season
This series who adapted from a manga also experienced airing delays in its second season. Season 2 of the anime is planned to air in July 2020, delayed until October 2020. In July this anime series will re-air its first season.
9. Go-Toubun no Hanayome 2nd season
Season 2 of this series was previously rumored to be airing in January 2020, until a teaser video from Season 2 was released last February which included that Season 2 will be aired in October 2020. However, the broadcast has been delayed and will be aired in January (winter) 2021.
10. Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Kan
Previously the studio of this series announced that season 3 of this series will not be made. However, season 3 of this series was finally revealed and planned to air in April (spring) 2020. Just like the others, season 3 of this series is also delayed and will air on July 9 (summer) 2020.
Beside the 10 anime above, here are several anime that get delayed airing and BD (Blu-ray Disk) release:
|11. Maou Gakuin no Futekigousha||19. (Movie) Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare|
|12. Blu-ray Disk(BD) Strike The blood 4th IV(episode 3 &4+)||20. Skate Leading☆Stars|
|13. Toaru Kagaku no Railgun T (episode 14+)||21. Maesetsu!|
|14. (Movie) Nakitai Watashi wa Neko wo Kaburu||22. Hypnosis Mic|
|15. Blu-ray Disk(BD) Movie Her Blue Sky||23. Guilty Gear: Strive|
|16. (Movie) Cider no you ni Kotoba ga Wakiagaru||24. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni|
|17. (Movie) Eiga Given||25. Assault Lily Bouquet|
|18. Houkago Teibou Nisshi:(episode 4+)||26. (Movie) Seitokai Yakuindomo|