It was announced today that the Chinese streaming platform bilibili has removed the first four episodes of the anime adaptation of the light novels written by von from its catalog Rifujin na Magonote and illustrated by ShiroTaka, Mushoku Tensei: reincarnation without work. The fifth episode, which airs on Japanese television channels today, has no longer been uploaded to the network. A statement was made by the platform in which they mention this «Technical problems arose that forced them to cancel the series indefinitely. ».

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However, social network users like Weibo, Twitter, Line, and Baidu point out that the series’ elimination is due to a Chinese influencer Lex Brenner and his followers. The background shows that this famous reviewer was very critical of the anime. In one of his videos, the influencer mentions: This is Material that only poor people might like because they feel identified with the protagonist of the story. Put simply, Mushoku Tensei is a banner that promotes mediocrity..

After this fact, Lex Burner’s supporters would have abused the option offered by the platform to report the content of poor quality. With thousands of complaints, the platform would have had no choice but to withdraw the series indefinitely until it waited for the controversy to cool down and then made a more reasonable decision.

Of course, there’s also a move from the show’s loyal followers to return to the platform, mentioning that the criticism of the influencer was pretty exaggerated and that neither they, as viewers, nor the show’s producers owed their existence to people with this type of class mindset .

The series has aired in Japan since January 10th and has been confirmed with a total of 23 episodes. The broadcast is divided into two parts, which are broadcast separately. Although it has not been officially confirmed, the distribution of its volumes suggests that the first half will have eleven episodes while the second, which is expected to premiere in the summer 2021 season (July-September), will have twelve episodes. After all, Funimation owns the distribution rights.

Rifujin na Magonote began publishing the novels through the independent service Shousetsuka ni Narou Completed in November 2012 and April 2015. Then the publisher Media factory began its publication on paper with illustrations by SiroTaka in January 2014. The publisher released the twenty-fourth volume on December 25th.

Mushoku Tensei: Unemployed Reincarnation Synopsis

A 34-year-old NEET who saved a stranger in a traffic accident is reborn in a new world of magic under the name Rudeus Greyrat, a newborn baby. With knowledge, experience and regret from a past life, Rudeus vows to lead a fulfilling life and never repeat his mistakes.

Endowed with tremendous magical power and the mentality of a grown man, Rudeus is now viewed as a potential genius by his new parents. Soon he will be trained by mighty warriors like his father, a swordsman and a wizard named Roxy Migurdia. Despite his innocent appearance, Rudeus is still a perverted otaku who uses his vast knowledge to make women of his own whom he has never enjoyed in his previous life.

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