The official website for the anime of Wataru Watari’s Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. (My youth romantic comedy is wrong as I expected. or Oregairu for short) light novel series announced on Thursday that the anime third season (Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Kan) has been rescheduled to July due to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The season was scheduled to premiere on TBS on April 9 late at night at 1:58 a.m. (effectively April 10) before the delay. Instead of the new season, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO!, the second season, began re-airing at that time. The anime would have also started to stream on Amazon Prime Video in Japan on April 9. The show will cover the story’s ending.
Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series for release outside Asia. HIDIVE was set to begin streaming the series on April 10. Sentai Filmworks also plans to release the anime on home video.
The returning cast includes:
Eguchi Takuya as Hikigaya Hachiman
Hayami Saori as Yukinoshita Yukino
Touyama Nao as Yuigahama Yui
Sakura Ayane as Isshiki Iroha
Oikawa Kei (Hinamatsuri, Outbreak Company) is returning from the second season to direct the new season at studio feel. (Brains Base animated the first season.) Ouchi Keiichirou (Hinamatsuri, Gotoubun no Hayanome), a scriptwriter on the second season, is supervising the series scripts. Tanaka Yuichi (A Certain Magical Index, A Certain Scientific Railgun) is also returning from the second season as character designer. Hayami Saori and Touyama Nao are performing the ending song “Diamond no Jundo” (Purity of a Diamond) as their respective characters.
The novels previously inspired two anime seasons, which Crunchyroll streamed under the titles My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU and My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO!. Sentai Filmworks licensed and released both seasons on home video in North America. Sentai Filmworks will dub both the first and second season, with a new home video release slated for this year.
Watari began the original light novels with illustrations by Ponkan8 in Japan in 2011. The series’ final arc began with the 12th volume, which shipped in September 2017. The 14th and final volume shipped on November 19.