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Golden Kamuy season 4 will be delayed after staff member death

Golden Kamuy

The second half of Golden Kamuy season 4 will be delayed in the wake of a staff member’s untimely passing. The announcement was made through the official Twitter account for the series.

【訃報および放送延期のお知らせ】 TVアニメ『ゴールデンカムイ』第四期のメインスタッフのお一人が、2022年11月1日(火)にご逝去されました。 ここに謹んでお悔やみを申し上げますとともに、ご冥福を心よりお祈り申し上げます。

[Obituary and broadcast postponement notice] One of the main staff of the 4th season of the TV anime “Golden Kamuy” passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. We would like to express our deepest condolences and pray for the repose of the soul.

Translation: Google

Golden Kamuy follows the adventure of the war veteran “Sugimoto the Immortal” on his search for gold in Hokkaido. His only clue to the gold is a map tattooed on the skin of escaped convicts and the young Ainu girl Asirpa who acts as his guide.

Along the way, Sugimoto and Asirpa meet a cast of colorful and often criminally insane characters who are either searching for the gold as well, or just get caught up in their mess.

The series takes place in the early 20th century, shortly after the Russo-Japanese war, at the time Hokkaido was largely untamed but the Japanese government pushed to establish their influence there to prevent impending Russian colonization of the island.

The 4th season for the series premiered last month. The name of the staff member who passed has not been released.


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