On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga, written and illustrated by Hotondo Shindeiru, Isekai Oji-san (Uncle from another world), this has been reported The thirteenth and final episode of the series will air March 8 in Japan. The series had been suspended since late December 2022 due to production issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Isekai Oji-san receives the award for the anime project hardest hit by production problems due to COVID-19, having been suspended more than once. In fact, the series premiered in the season of Summer-2022 (July-September)so it should have ended more than six months ago.

On the other hand, the production presented a preview of this final episode:

The case of Isekai Ojisan helped illustrate Japan's reliance on animators hired independently from abroad. For his part Hotondo Shindeiru Publish the manga through the service ComicWalker from the publisher Kadokawa since June 2018, after a period of being published independently via Twitter and Pixiv.

production team

  • Shigeki Kawai is responsible for directing the anime in the studios Atelier Pontdarc (founded by Tsunaki Yoshikawa, one of White Fox's producers, who left the company earlier this year).
  • Kenta Ihara (Death Parade, Vinland Saga, Zankyou no Terror) is responsible for writing and supervising the screenplays.
  • Kazuhiro Oota (Kimi no Iru Machi, Negima!?, Paniponi Dash!) is responsible for character design and animation direction.

Isekai Oji-san summary

Fall 2017. Nephew Takafumi drove to the hospital to visit his uncle who has just woken up from a seventeen year coma. However, it seems that he has lost his mind as he claims that during all this time he has been in another world called "Grand Bahamar" and even seems to speak a foreign language. But everything changes when his uncle, an ordinary person, shows him that he learned to do magic in the other world. Realizing that the magic his uncle is using is absolutely real, Takafumi suggests that he use his skills to become a successful YouTuber. Takafumi and his uncle now take care of him and begin to embrace the streaming life while his uncle tells him about his life in the other world from time to time.

Spring: official page


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