News Delayed 5th Milky Holmes TD Episode to Be Streamed in Japan
posted on 2015-02-02 04:35 EST by Egan Loo
The official website for the Tantei Kageki Milky Holmes TD television anime announced on Monday that the fifth episode, "Carol no Minoshirokin" (Carol's Ransom), will stream on three venues on their usual schedules. In addition, there are no plans to alter the story content of the anime for its eventual Blu-ray Disc and DVD release.
The fifth episode will begin streaming on Niconico Live on Wednesday at 11:00 p.m., on Niconico Channel on Wednesday at 11:30 p.m., and on the Bandai Channel on Thursday at 12:00 p.m. If the situation changes, the website will announce any updates.
The episode had been delayed from its planned broadcast on Saturday, January 31. The website explained that the delay was "due to circumstances." The first episode of the anime reran instead on Saturday.
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[Via Hachima Kikō]