Netflix was already streaming anime with 2-week delay
DMM announced connected its authoritative website connected Wednesday that starting with occurrence 7, the tv anime of Tsubasa Yamaguchi's The Blue Period. manga extracurricular Japan volition beryllium pushed backmost by "(approximately) 1 weeks" [sic] owed to "unforseen accumulation delays." The anime's authoritative Japanese website does not notation a akin airing hold for Japan. DMM Pictures is 1 of the producers for the anime.
Netflix is already debuting caller episodes of the anime extracurricular of Japan with a two-week hold from their Netflix debut successful Japan.
The anime debuted connected Netflix successful Japan connected September 25, and past had its Japanese tv premiere connected MBS, TBS, and 26 affiliates connected October 1 successful the Super Animeism programming block, connected BS Asahi connected October 3, and connected AT-X connected October 7. Netflix began streaming the anime extracurricular of Japan connected October 9, with play caller episodes.
Koji Masunari (Read oregon Die, Kamichu!, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic) is the main director, portion Katsuya Asano (Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS) is directing the anime astatine Seven Arcs. Reiko Yoshida (K-ON!, Tamako Love Story, Liz and the Blue Bird) is penning and overseeing the anime's scripts. Tomoyuki Shitaya (Bakuman., Food Wars! Shokugeki nary Soma, If My Favorite Pop Idol Made it to the Budokan, I Would Die) is designing the characters. Omoinotake performs the anime's opening taxable opus "EVERBLUE," portion Mol-74 performs the ending taxable opus "Replica."
Yamaguchi launched the manga successful Kodansha's Afternoon mag successful June 2017. Kodansha published the manga's 11th compiled publication measurement connected September 22. Kodansha Comics published the 4th measurement successful English connected August 17.
The manga won the 13th Manga Taisho awards successful 2020, and was nominated for the awards the erstwhile year. The bid was besides nominated for the 24th Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize successful February 2020, and besides ranked astatine #14 connected the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! antheral readers database successful December 2019, and ranked #15 connected the aforesaid database successful December 2020. The manga besides won the Best General Manga grant successful the 44th yearly Kodansha Manga Awards successful 2020.