The fifth episode of the seasonal anime Uncle From Another World has been delayed due to the spread of COVID-19 within studios working on the project.
The schedule change was announced on the official site for the anime, fans will instead be treated to reruns of the first few episodes of the series. The anticipated fifth episode will premiere on August 17 barring any further developments
Thank you very much for your continued support of the TV animation “Isekai Ojisan”.
Due to the rapid increase in the number of coronavirus cases at Atelier Pontdarc, the production company in charge of this work, and other related parties, the broadcast schedule for episodes 5 onward has been changed as follows.
August 3, 2022 (Wednesday) *Rebroadcast of episode 1
August 10, 2022 (Wed) *Rerelease of episode 2
August 17, 2022 (Wed) *Episode 5 to be aired
August 24, 2022 (Wed) Episode 6 to be broadcast
August 31, 2022 (Wed) Episode 7 to be broadcast
Broadcast schedule after September will be announced on the official anime website and official Twitter.
The Isekai Ojisan Production Committee will continue to produce this work with the health and safety of all staff members involved in the production of this work as our top priority.
Uncle From Another World follows the titular Ojisan (lit. Uncle) who’s just awoken from a 17 year coma. After waking up, it falls to his nephew Takafumi to help him get back on his feet.
However it turns out that during his coma, Ojisan was transported to another world as its hero. Originally dismissive of his delusions, Takafumi is forced to accept the truth when it turns out Ojisan can still use his fantasy world powers such as magic.