The Anime industry has been affected by the COVID-19 (coronavirus). A state of emergency was declared in Japan on April/16, and was lifted on May 25 after the number of cases in the country fell. Many studios suffered delays in production during the pandemic time, including
Media Net and Toei Animation. Meanwhile, international streaming services and distributors announced delays in the simulcasting and dubbing of licensed anime.Now, more and more series are steadily resuming from where they left off or announcing rescheduled air dates.