Episode 18 to air as scheduled, 19 and after postponed until further notice
The official website for Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE announced today that future episodes of the series will be postponed as of episode 19. Episode 18 will air as scheduled. The statement added that the official website and Twitter will make the announcement when future episodes will air when it has been decided.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, alongside the special coronavirus taskforce, expanded the previously declared State of Emergency in Japan for the entire country on April 16, which will stay in effect until May 7 at the earliest.
UPDATE: Sunrise and SOTUS have released a statement in English about the postponement.
"We’re truly grateful to you for your continuous support for “Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE”.
Please be informed that we’ve decided to postpone streaming and broadcasting the series of “Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE” under the current circumstance of the spreading coronavirus outbreaks.
We’re going to stream/broadcast up to the 18th episode as planned, and we will announce the detailed plan to resume streaming/broadcasting for the 19th episode onward as soon as we decide on such dates and times.
We apologize to you all as you’re looking forward to watching the series and would like to ask you to understand the situation and stay patient for the time being.
We’re resolved to produce better programs while we prioritize the safety of our staff and cast.
Please continue to support us as always.
You can watch both seasons of Gundam Build Divers and Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE right here on Crunchyroll.
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.