Episodes will be taking a week break due to the games
The NHK Anime World Twitter account confirmed over the weekend that some of the anime series' shown on the NHK will be taking a one-week break due to Tokyo Paralympics, which are set to start on August 24. Two of the confirmed anime include the second season of Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun, and the newest Love Live! anime, Love Live! Superstar!!.
＼次回予告／— NHKアニメ (@nhk_animeworld) August 22, 2021
次回もどうぞお楽しみに！#lovelive #Liella https://t.co/TtLU8FeuDs pic.twitter.com/O5je4hPdqE
NHK let fans know about a possible delay back in mid-July, which also included the children's series Butt Detective, Nintama Rantaro, and Uchuu Nanchara Kotetsu-kun, all of which air on NHK-E, but confirmed the Paralympic postponement after it was certain the games would go ahead.
Both Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun and Love Live! Superstar!! stream on Crunchyroll after their Japanese TV broadcast.
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.