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Anime/Manga Releases Delayed After Quake: Part II

posted on 2011-03-16 10:03 EDT

The following anime, manga, and related releases have been delayed or cancelled in Japan due to the March 11 earthquake (Tōhoku Chihō Taiheiyō-oki Jishin) and tsunami:

Gosick

The anime series did not air on TV Tokyo on March 11 during the emergency earthquake special programming. The anime will not air on TV Aichi on March 21, TV Osaka on March 22, TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting on March 23, and TV Setouchi on March 23. When the anime resumes on TV Asahi, TVQ, and TV Setouchi, it will be in rescheduled timeslots.

DD Hokuto no Ken

The official website of the DD Hokuto no Ken television Flash anime series announced that the 10th episode did not air on Tuesday, March 15 as scheduled due to the earthquake-related programming changes.

Weekly Shōnen Magazine

This year's 16th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine has been delayed one day or longer (depending on the area) from its previously scheduled date of Wednesday, March 16 due to the earthquake. Kodansha anticipates that future issues will also be delayed.

Aquarion

The official blog of the Aquarion anime franchise announced on Wednesday that the Aquarion Kanzen Gattai Blu-ray Box has been delayed from March 23 to March 30 due to the earthquake's effects on shipping.

Super Sentai

The movie company Toei announced on Wednesday that the upcoming 35th anniversary Super Sentai project, Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Daikessen, has had its production schedule delayed by the earthquake. As a result, the live-action special-effects film's opening has been delayed from the original May 21 date. The new opening date will be announced on the official website.

Thanks to egoist for the news tip.

Update:

Baka to Test to Shōkanjū: Matsuri

The second Blu-ray and DVD volume has been delayed from March 23 to March 30.

Freezing

The first Blu-ray and DVD volume has been delayed from March 23 to March 30.

Infinite Stratos

The first Blu-ray and DVD volume has been delayed from March 23 to March 30.

MM!

The fourth Blu-ray and DVD volume has been delayed from March 23 to March 30

Queen's Blade Utsukushiki Tōshi-tachi

The sixth Blu-ray and DVD volume has been delayed from March 23 to March 30

This article has a follow-up: Anime/Manga Releases Delayed After Quake: Part III (2011-03-19 13:51)
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