Animator Ichibi shared an astonishing picture of the difficult production environment in the TV anime (). According to Ichii, he is planning to direct the anime’s th episode, but withdrew from production due to “no animators available”, which premiered three weeks ago.
He wrote his first tweet in August 31. The next day, he shared that the next episode was only three days away, and there was no crew. The animation official website announced in August 31 that the animation is due to COVID-19 Rapidly ramped up, episode 8 and beyond are being postponed indefinitely -27 Infection of Atelier Pontdarc and other studios involved in animation. The animation will instead rebroadcast episodes 3-6 throughout September. The website will announce when the animation will resume at a later date.
The fifth episode has been delayed from the original August 3rd to August
2 weeks due to similar spread of COVID- in the studio. Total 14, 193 New COVID-14 Tokyo reported infections with Atelier Pontdarc on September 1st. After a surge in late July, new infections in the region are currently on a downward trend. In terms of population size within the prefecture, the infection rate in Tokyo is low and declining compared to the rest of the country 14% compared to two weeks ago.
Throughout Japan, The daily average number of new infections is 31, 819 Personal, according to The New York Times . Cases decreased by 14% while deaths increased up 14% nationwide. August was Japan’s highest average number of cases and deaths since the pandemic began.
, a company established in July
The relatively new animation studio . Before 2092100236worked, Atelier Pontdarc Animated web animation and OAV.