Anime series such as Bleach: The Thousand Year Blood War, My Hero Academia, Chainsaw Manand Mob Psycho 100 might be the biggest heavy hitters of the fall season, but there are plenty more anime adaptations on top of those stories. Golden Kamuyfor example, began its fourth season earlier this fall, with Satoru Noda’s manga ending earlier in 2022. Unfortunately, due to the tragic death of a staff member working on the anime seriesupcoming episodes have been delayed, and here’s everything we know about the show’s return.
The official statement from the animators behind the series revealed the unfortunate news via Golden Kamuy website, stating that they don’t know when the series will continue:
“One of the main staff members of the 4th season of the TV anime “Golden Kamuy” passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
We would like to express to him our most sincere condolences and our most sincere prayers for the rest of his soul. In response to the sudden passing of key personnel, essential to the production of the work, the production committee of Golden Kamuy and Brains Base discussed how to handle future broadcasts. We have decided to postpone the broadcast and distribution of episode 9.
We are also discussing the release date of the 4th Blu-ray & DVD.”
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There’s no way to know at this time when the series will return.although the animators have confirmed that a return is planned, the precise release date remains a mystery.
If you haven’t had a chance to check out this unique anime franchise, the first three seasons and its final episodes are all on Crunchyroll. The streaming service has shared an official description to give anime fans a general idea of what this action-adventure series is all about:
“In the early 20th century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches a meager existence during the post-war gold rush in the Hokkaido desert. When he stumbles upon a map of a fortune in hidden Ainu gold, he goes on a treacherous quest to find it. But Sugimoto is not the only interested party, and anyone who knows gold will kill to possess it! Faced with the harsh conditions of the northern wilderness, ruthless criminals and rogue Japanese soldiers, Sugimoto will need all his skill and luck – and the help of an Ainu girl named Asirpa – to survive.”