No one likes it when their favorite manga’s new chapter or anime’s new episode gets delayed. But fans worldwide are being forced to get used to these delays due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Despite the delays and lockdowns, the industry is trying its best to lift the spirit of fans around the world by providing them with the much-needed escape from reality.
Still, in some cases, the delays are inevitable.
Among these unlucky franchises who face delay is ‘A Certain Scientific Railgun.’ The anime’s new 16th episode has been delayed to July 24th.
This announcement was made on Saturday, May 16th, 2020, on the official website of the anime.
The anime’s broadcast, which was initially slated to end by June, is now going to extend till September. Beginning May 29th, the production will start to rebroadcast episodes, which will be chosen by the cast every week.
This will be followed by broadcasting one episode, which will be chosen through fans’ votes on July 10th. On July 17th, they will rebroadcast episode 15 before releasing episode 16 on the 24th.
Anime’s Previous Delay
This isn’t the first time the anime is getting delayed, though. The 7th episode of the anime was postponed from 21st to February 28th due to the same reason.
After that as well, the anime had broadcasted two special programs instead of new episodes on the 6th and 13th of March. The 13th episode was delayed to May 1st, while the 14th episode was delayed from May 8th to May 13th.
The present A Certain Scientific Railgun T is the 3rd season of the A Certain Scientific Railgun anime. The series first premiered on January 10th in Japan and will have 25 episodes.
This season’s second half is based on the Dream Ranker Arc. While most cast members remained the same, new additions were made, namely: Atsumi Tanezaki as Ryoku Kuriba, Mayu Mineda as ShaeiMiyama, and SayumiSuzushiro as Rakko Yumiya. Even Maiko Iuchi returned to compose the music. The English subtitled version is being streamed on Crunchyroll while the English Dubbed version is being streamed on Funimation.
About A Certain Scientific Railgun
A Certain Scientific Railgun is a Japanese manga series written by Kazuma Kamachi and illustrated by Motoi Fuyukawa, which began serialization in the April 2007 issue of ASCII Media Works’ Dengeki Daioh magazine.
The manga is a spin-off of Kamachi’s A Certain Magical Index light novel series, taking place before and during the events of that series.
The events of the series occur in a futuristic world full of students, many of whom are espers with unique powers. The protagonist, Mikoto Misaka, is a high-level electro master esper. The story revolves around Mikoto’s adventures and her friends: Kuroko Shirai, Kazari Uiharu, Ruiko Saten.