Spy Room anime is also suspended due to COVID-19
On the official site for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by takemachi and illustrated by Tomari, spy room (spy kyoushitsu), it was reported that the broadcast of the eighth episode will be delayed due to production issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The episode was going to air on February 23, but Now it has been rescheduled until March 2.
According to the statement, the broadcast block will be occupied by a special episode titled “Gokujou Spy Mission Part. 2,” a continuation of an interview with the voice actors posted on the YouTube channel. It was also explained that the decision is to safeguard the integrity of the production staff, but it is not specified if the following episodes will be affected or not.
The series has been broadcast since January 5 in Japan, while the platform HIDIVE is in charge of its distribution in the West. For their part, Takemachi and Tomari began publishing the light novels through the publishing label Fujimi Fantasy Bunko from the publisher Fujimi Shōbo in January 2020. The manga adaptation by kaname seu is published through the magazine Monthly Comics Alive from the publisher kadokawa since May 2020.
- Keiichiro Kawaguchi (Frame Arms Girl, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios feel.
- sumie kinoshita (Dropout Idol Fruit Tart, Forest of Piano, Girlish Number) is in charge of character design and animation direction.
- shinichi inotsume (Gangsta, PERSONA 5 the Animation) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
Spy Room Synopsis
After a horrifying war wreaked havoc on the general population, the world’s governments turned to a more sneaky tactic to further their agendas: a war waged in the shadows. Lily, a beautiful white-haired girl, is a student at one of the many institutions that train young people to become capable spies. Unfortunately, despite getting good marks on the written exams, she only barely manages to pass the practices.
Without any real-world skills, his hopes of graduating are slim, until he is offered the chance to join the mysterious team “Tomoshibi” and take part in an impassable mission. Excited by the prospect of working with the elite, Lily eagerly agrees. However, she is struck dumb when she arrives at the Kagerou Palace and Tomoshibi’s true purpose and desperate situation comes to light. Joined by other troublesome spies and a mysterious young man leading the operation, Lily realizes this isn’t the ideal getaway she envisioned.
Fountain: Official site