Log Horizon: Roundtable Collapse has been delayed due to concerns surrounding the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Originally planned for later this year, the premiere of Log Horizon: Roundtable Collapse has been pushed to next year. The change in broadcast schedule was confirmed by network NHK both on Twitter, and on their official site.
— NHKアニメ (@nhk_animeworld) June 15, 2020
[Changes in the broadcast schedule of “Log Horizon Roundtable Collapse”] Due to the effect of preventing the spread of the new coronavirus, we will change the broadcasting on E-TV to [January 2021]. We appreciate your understanding and understanding. A new key visual has also been announced[…]
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Produced by Studio DEEN and directed by Shinji Ishihira, Log Horizon: Roundtable Collapse is based off the novel series Log Horizon by Mamare Touno. More information about the staff and cast can be found on the official site for the series.
You can find the rundown of the series (via NHK) below.
Suddenly one day, tens of thousands of players “Adventurer” were trapped in the world of the popular online game “Elder Tail”! People were confused in a different world where monsters and magic exist in reality, and the city of adventurers, “Akihabara”, has lost its order-Shiroe, a young man who is not good at socializing was one of those adventurers, but The decided Shiroe forms the guild “Log Horizon” with his allies’ direct successor, Akatsuki and Nyanta. Furthermore, using the wisdom of his possession as a weapon, he calls on the unity of adventurers, establishes a self-governing organization “Round Table Conference”, and restores peace and stability to the city. Focusing on this “round table conference”, exchange with the original inhabitant of the game world “Taijijin” also progressed, and the daughter of the first aristocratic Kowen family, Renesia, was appointed to Akiba, and adventurers and aristocrats, merchants, the general public Diplomacy and transactions with citizens will also be activated. However, one year has passed since the “disaster” when adventurers were blown to another world, and in the town of Akiba, which enjoyed a brief prosperity, the invasion of a new kind of monster “Gensai” and the nobility of the east and west Many fires continued to smolder due to the power struggle, differences in speculation and adventure among adventurers. Finally, a decisive crisis comes to the symbol of the unity of adventurers, the “Round Table Conference”
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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), BlizzCon 2020, the physical event for Gamescom 2020, Comiket 98, and MAGStock 2020.
The Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering are mapping the virus’ spread [1, 2]. As of this time of writing, there are over over 3.717 million active cases worldwide. There have been over 434,000 deaths; however over 3.809 million people have made a “total recovery.” There have been over 7.960 million total confirmed cases.
Japan has 943 active cases (17,439 total cases), 929 deaths, and 15,567 recoveries.