Upcoming Ikebukuro West Gate Park TV Anime Delayed to October Due to COVID-19


The official Twitter account for upcoming thriller TV anime Ikebukuro West Gate Park, shortened as “IWGP“, introduced on June 19 that the collection won’t be assembly its July broadcast and can as a substitute be delayed to October 2020 because of the ongoing results of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Japan. 




延期時期は10月を予定しており、改めて公式サイト・公式Twitterにて発表いたします。https://t.co/vG4c1xVEtv#IWGPアニメ pic.twitter.com/M2fQnL1bjv

— 【公式】TVアニメ「池袋ウエストゲートパーク」2020年10月放送! (@iwgp_anime) June 19, 2020


The above tweet says that the crew is working onerous to make the anime collection and {that a} new date and time for broadcast might be introduced on the official web site and Twitter account when it’s determined.


A brand new visible was additionally launched to coincide with the delay:

Ikebukuro West Gate Park


Ikebukuro West Gate Park was beforehand tailored right into a 12 episode live-action TV drama in 2000 with course by Fuminori Kaneko, Hideki Isano, and Yukihiko Tsutsumi. The TV drama was so well-liked the unique novel was then tailored right into a manga collection with art work by Sena Aritou, and an English language model of this manga is offered from Digital Manga Publishing, who describes the story of the collection as follows:


The story focuses on 21-year-old Makoto, a cool and stage headed member of the G-boys gang. Makoto, proficient with defusing tense conditions and maintaining his mates out of hurt’s method probably stumbles into greater than he can deal with. Is Makoto actually in over his head? His new girlfriend’s simply been discovered murdered and a turf warfare is escalating between the 2 rival gangs.


IWGP might be directed by Tomoaki Koshida (episode director on SING “YESTERDAY” FOR ME and Vinland Saga) at animation studio Doga Kobo.


Supply: IWGP on Twitter


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Information. He additionally runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff known as TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts pictures of his travels on Instagram.