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Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible episode 7 delayed until April 2023

The Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible anime will be on hiatus after this week, with the release date of episode 7 delayed until April 2023.

The anime industry is suffering once again from a surge in cases of coronavirus. Over the past several weeks, multiple high-profile shows have been canceled or postponed because of rising cases in the production studios, including NieR: Automata, Bofuri, Ayakashi Triangle, and The Misfit of Demon King Academy.

Unfortunately, that list is set to be extended again with confirmation that the release date for Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible episode 7 will be delayed for at least the next six weeks – here is everything that frustrated fans need to know.

Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible episode 7 delayed

Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible episode 7 will be delayed worldwide and will not premiere on Tuesday, February 21 as many fans may have anticipated.

The official Japanese website has confirmed that episode 7 of the anime series will be postponed due to the rise of COVID-19 cases within the production team at Studio Pine Jam.

“Due to the spread of the new coronavirus, we have decided to postpone the broadcast and distribution of episodes 7 and onward. The broadcasting and distribution of the program will start from the first episode in April 2023. We will announce the future broadcast date and time on our official website and Twitter when it is decided.”

The statement continued, “We apologize to all those who have been looking forward to the broadcast and distribution of this program. We will continue to work hard to deliver a better production while taking the safety of the staff and cast into consideration. Thank you for your continued support.”

Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible episode 7 will now release in April 2023, a more specific return date remains TBA; however, the series is expected to restart its broadcast from episode 1.

  • Tuesday, February 21 – Episode 1 re-broadcast
  • Tuesday, February 28 – Episode 2 re-broadcast
  • Tuesday, March 7 – Episode 3 re-broadcast
  • Tuesday, March 14 – Episode 4 re-broadcast
  • Tuesday, March 21 – Episode 5 re-broadcast
  • Tuesday, March 28 – Episode 6 re-broadcast

The statement regarding the postponement of episode 7 made no mention of alterations to the Blu-Ray DVD sales, although further delays are anticipated.

Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible episode 6 release date and time

Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible episode 6 is due to release on Tuesday, February 14.

The new episode, titled ‘The Infirmary and the Main Character’ will premiere at the following international times on HiDive:

  • Pacific Time – 7:30 AM
  • Eastern Time – 10:30 AM
  • British Time – 3:30 PM
  • European Time – 4:30 PM
  • India Time – 9 PM
  • Philippine Time – 11:30 PM

“When he dropped something, Shiraishi could not find himself as the person who dropped it, but on the day he dropped his handkerchief, a girl walking behind him picked it up and called out to him.
Wondering, he learns by chance that she is Kubo-san’s cousin, Saki, and that the woman he met at the bookstore is Kubo-san’s sister, Akina. Meanwhile, one day at school. Shiraishi, who was late, noticed something strange about Kubo-san who came out of the classroom during class. ……?” – Episode 6 synopsis, via official website.

  • Screenplay – Yuya Takahashi
  • Storyboard – Yasushi Murotani
  • Direction – Barusamikosukun
  • Chief Animation Director – Hikaru Aion, Yasuyuki Noda
  • Animation Supervisor – Tsutomu Ohno, Toshiro Yamamura, Shinjun Hojo, Yoshi Sato, and Mayumi Hidaka

This article will be updated as soon as a new release date for Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible episode 7 has been shared online.

By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]

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Tom Llewellyn

Tom Llewellyn is the Head of World Content, Anime, and Comics at HITC Entertainment and also helps oversee all things deemed ‘nerd culture’ at Forever Geek. After gaining a BSc degree in Animal Behaviour, Tom continued his education with a Master’s degree in Science Communication (MSc) and post-graduate research; with his own independent project being published in the Journal of Zoological and Botanical Gardens in 2021. Since joining GRV Media in early 2020, Tom has amassed over 48 million views on his content and has conducted interviews with various actors and filmmakers from the wonderful world of anime.

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