The official website for Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- announced they would be postponing the second season due to the coronavirus.
“Thank you very much for your great support for “Re:ZERO -Starting Life in a Another World-.” The second season of “Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, which was scheduled to start broadcasting from April 2020, will be postponed due to new type of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), which is a global problem. Since the schedule has been greatly affected, we have to postpone the broadcast start.”
They then detail that they plan to broadcast the show beginning in July.
“Currently, we are planning to broadcast from July, so if the details of the broadcast date and time are decided, we will inform you again on the official website and official Twitter (@Rezero_official) .”
They then offer their apologies for delaying the second season.
“We sincerely apologize to all the fans who are looking forward to our work for their concern and inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.”
They would also make the announcement on Twitter.
— 『Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活』公式 (@Rezero_official) March 9, 2020
The translation from Google reads:
“The second season of “Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-” scheduled for April 2020, will be postponed to July 2020 due to the effects of the new coronavirus infection. We deeply apologize to those who enjoyed the broadcast.”
Not only will the show’s second season be delayed, but they also delayed the release of the opening and ending theme CDs.
Crunchyroll reports the CDs have been delayed to August 26th and September 2nd.