Kingdom Season 3 TV Anime to Be Postponed After Episode 4 Broadcast Due to COVID-19
Episode 5 and onwards to be postponed to a later time.
Before the broadcast of the fourth episode of Kingdom season 3 tonight, the official website for the TV anime announced that after the episode airs the TV anime tonight in Japan, the rest of the series will be delayed because of issues in the production schedule due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The 4th episode will air as scheduled, but from May 3, the 5th episode onwards will be postponed.
【放送延期のお知らせ】— TVアニメ「キングダム」第3シリーズ (@kingdom_animePR) April 26, 2020
On the website, the Kingdom Production Committee said that production for the TV anime has was on schedule before the State of Emergency declaration was called in Japan, which then had a major impact on the production schedule and caused the delay. A new broadcast date will be announced at a later date.
Kingdom season 3 premiered on April 5 on NHK and was being streamed by Funimation.
Source: Comic Natalie
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