Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna Blu-Ray and DVD Delayed Due to Coronavirus

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna on Blu-ray and DVD has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Shout! Factory confirmed to Anime News Network that the DVD and Blu-ray release of Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna will be delayed from the intended July 7th release date. This was due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

Originally the movie was meant to premiere in select US theaters on March 25th, but was canceled due to coronavirus as well. The film premiered in Japan on February 21st in Japan before many coronavirus quarantine restrictions were put in place.

You can find the full rundown from Fathom Events below.

Tai is now a university student, living alone, working hard at school, and working every day, but with his future still undecided. Meanwhile, Matt and others continue to work on Digimon incidents and activities that help people with their partner Digimon. When an unprecedented phenomenon occurs, the DigiDestined discover that when they grow up, their relationship with their partner Digimon will come closer to an end.

As a countdown timer activates on the Digivice, they realize that the more they fight with their partner Digimon, the faster their bond breaks. Will they fight for others and lose their partner? The time to choose and decide is approaching fast. There is a short time before “chosen children” will become adults. This is the last adventure of Tai and Agumon.

No official release date for the Blue-ray and DVD combo has been announced since the confirmation of the delay.

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic (also known as COVID-19 officially, or Chinese Flu to others) has affected many worldwide, from businesses to public gatherings and events.

This includes postponements of GDC, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the physical events for EVO 2020 and Tokyo Game Show 2020, and cancellations E3 2020 (including digital events), the physical event for Gamescom 2020, and Comiket 98.

We also reported Japanese ratings board CERO finally resuming business, along with The International 2020 tournaments for DOTA 2 being delayed to 2021.

The Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering are mapping the virus’ spread [12]. As of this time of writing, there have been over 4.193 million total confirmed cases worldwide, and over 2.444 million active cases. There have been over 286,000 deaths, however over 1.463 million people have made a “total recovery.”

Japan has had a total of 15,847 cases (6,921 active cases), 633 deaths, and 8,293 recoveries.

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