Kingdom Season 3 Episode 5 should have been out by now if it wasn’t for the COVID-19 pandemic. The anime and manga industries in Japan were badly affected due to the coronavirus outbreak and new episodes were delayed for several months. Kingdom Season 3 Episode 4 aired around April end, but the fifth episode is still pending even after six months.
Now that the COVID-19 emergency is over in Japan and things are resuming, Kingdom S03E05 will still not air anytime soon. It has been confirmed that fans will have to wait for the next year to watch the latest Kingdom anime episode. Here are more details on Kingdom season 3 episode 5 release date, spoilers and delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kingdom Season 3 Episode 5 Release Date Delayed due to COVID-19
Kingdom Season 3 Episode 5 release date should have been announced by now as most of the other anime have resumed their schedule. Many of the Kingdom fans are worried that the show is canceled but that is not the case at all. Kingdom season 3 episode 5 is confirmed to release but the catch is fans will have to wait till the next year.
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Kingdom show’s official website and Twitter page have announced that the third season is scheduled to resume broadcasting from next spring. Kingdom Season 3 Episode 5 release date is set as Spring 2021 which will be around April or early June next year.
Kingdom Season 3 Episode 5 Spoilers and Manga Connection
Kingdom Season 3 Episode 5 storyline will be based on the Kingdom manga series which is very popular right now in Japan. Yasuhisa Hara’s historical fiction manga series Kingdom is currently at the second spot in the most popular titles in Japan.
Kingdom manga series has sold 5.6 million copies last year and even the anime series is viewed by millions of fans. Kingdom season 3 episode 5 will resume soon and the rest of the episodes won’t have any delays which is why the animators are taking their time.