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Isekai Ojisan anime to restart from scratch in October

On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Hotondo Shindeiru, Isekai Ojisan (Uncle from Another World), it was announced that the series will restart its broadcast from the first episode on October 6 in Japan. The eighth episode, which was postponed indefinitely, has now been scheduled until next November 24, if there are no more suspensions.

The anime’s production committee indefinitely delayed the broadcast of the eighth and subsequent episodes earlier this month, citing the rapid rise in COVID-19 infections within the studios. Atelier Pontdarc and other studios involved in the production of the anime. Instead, the anime is re-airing the third through sixth episodes throughout September. The anime has already suffered a two-week delay in its fifth episode, from its scheduled broadcast on August 3 to August 17, due to a similar spread of COVID-19 within the studio.

On the other hand, the series has been broadcast since July 6 and is confirmed with a total of thirteen episodes. Hotondo Shindeiru publish the manga through the service comicwalker from the publisher Kadokawa since June 2018, after posting it for a while independently via Twitter and Pixiv.

Production team

  • Shigeki Kawai is in charge of directing the anime in the studios Atelier Pontdarc (founded by Tsunaki Yoshikawa, one of the White Fox producers who left the company this year).
  • Kenta Ihara (Death Parade, Vinland Saga, Zankyou no Terror) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
  • Kazuhiro Oota (Kimi no Iru Machi, Negima!?, Paniponi Dash!) is in charge of character design and animation direction.
Isekai Ojisan

Synopsis of Isekai Ojisan

Autumn 2017. The nephew, Takafumi, went to the hospital to visit his uncle, who had just woken up from a seventeen-year-old coma. However, he seems to have lost his mind, as he claims that he was in another world called “Grand Bahamar” during all this time, and even seems to speak a strange language. But everything changes when his uncle, an ordinary human, shows him that he learned to use magic in the other world. Thus, when Takafumi realizes that the magic his uncle uses is completely real, he proposes that she use his skills to become a successful YouTuber. Now taking care of him, Takafumi and his uncle start to get involved in the streaming life, while his uncle tells him from time to time about his life in the other world.

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