The official website for the Infinite Dendrogram anime posted on Tuesday that the anime's seventh episode will not air or stream as planned on Thursday, February 20. The staff stated that they are delaying the episode due to the effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak as well as production issues. The website said that the anime's production committee made the decision after much discussion with "the production studio staff inside and outside Japan."
The anime's website and social media accounts will reveal at a later date when the seventh episode will air and stream. The first episode will re-air on February 20 instead.
The television anime of Sakon Kaidō's Infinite Dendrogram light novel series premiered on January 9. Funimation is streaming the series with English subtitles, and it began streaming an English dub on January 23.
Tomoki Kobayashi (Utawarerumono, Steins;Gate, Akame ga KILL!) is directing the anime. Yūichirō Momose (My First Girlfriend is a Gal, My Sister, My Writer) is writing and overseeing the series scripts, Masahiko Nakata (Utawarerumono, Tears to Tiara) is adapting character designs for animation, and Kenji Hiramatsu (Saint Seiya Omega theme song arrangement) is composing the music. NAZ is animating the series. Production ai is handling the backgrounds, and Kisuke Koizumi is the sound director. Aoi Yūki is performing the opening theme song "Unbreakable." Aya Uchida is performing the ending theme song "Reverb."
J-Novel Club is publishing both the original novels and the manga adaptation digitally in English, and it describes the story:In the year 2043, Infinite Dendrogram, the world's first successful full-dive VRMMO was released. In addition to its ability to perfectly simulate the five senses, along with its many other amazing features, the game promised to offer players a world full of infinite possibilities. Nearly two years later, soon-to-be college freshman, Reiji Mukudori, is finally able to buy a copy of the game and start playing. With some help from his experienced older brother, Shu, and his partner Embryo, Reiji embarks on an adventure into the world of Infinite Dendrogram. Just what will he discover and encounter in this game world known for its incredible realism and infinite possibilities?
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Sources Infinite Dendrogram anime's website via Yaraon!