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Tsukiuta The Animation 2 Anime Delayed Again to October

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Staff cite COVID-19 as reason for delay

The official website for the Tsukiuta. THE ANIMATION anime franchise revealed on Friday that the Tsukiuta. THE ANIMATION 2 sequel is delayed again from July to October. The staff cited the effects of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic as the reason for the delay.

The anime was originally scheduled to premiere in 2019, before being delayed to April 2020, and then again to July 2020 before this latest delay.

The website also began streaming a new video for the franchise on Friday featuring Takaya Kuroda as the mascot character Kuroda.

The returning cast for Tsukiuta. THE ANIMATION 2 includes:

The anime will feature a new staff and studio. Yukio Nishimoto (The Galaxy Railways, Justeen, Music Girls) is directing the anime at Children's Playground Entertainment (Cerberus). Natsuko Takahashi (Hakyū Hōshin Engi, Norn9, Poco's Udon World) is in charge of the series scripts. Michinori Chiba (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans) and Ai Yokoyama (Space Battleship Tiramisu, Usuzumizakura -Garo-) are adapting Jiku's original character designs for animation. Fujiwara (MOVIC) is again credited with the original work and original story draft.

Tsukiuta. THE ANIMATION is the television anime of a music and original drama CD series about anthropomorphized months. The franchise centers around the Tokyo idol unit Six Gravity (composed of characters representing December to May) and the sibling rival unit Procellarum (composed of idols born in Western Japan and representing June to November).

The first television anime season premiered in Japan in July 2016. Funimation streamed the series as aired in Japan, and then offered it on Blu-ray Disc in September 2017.

The anime is part of a larger Tsukino Talent Production (TsukiPro) franchise.

Sources: Tsukiuta. THE ANIMATION franchise's website, Comic Natalie

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