Kids Anime Duel Masters King and Mewkledreamy Postpone Future Broadcast Due to COVID-19
Both TV anime series air on TV Tokyo in Japan
Newly broadcast kids TV anime Duel Masters King and Mewkledreamy both announced on April 26 that starting with next week's broadcast, they will be replaying the first episodes from each series, delaying the broadcast of new episodes due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Both series air on Sunday mornings on TV Tokyo and premiered on April 5.
Mewkledreamy is the newest anime from Sanrio, and follows a speaking kitten plush called Mew who fell from the sky in front of Yume. The TV anime is directed by Hiroaki Sakurai (Cromartie High School) at J.C. Staff. Duel Masters King is the newest entry in the Duel Masters card-game turned anime franchise and is directed by Hiroshi Ishiodori (Kiss Him, Not Me) at Brain's Base and Shogakukan Music & Digital Entertainment.
Both series will re-broadcast their first episodes starting May 3.
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