The official website of Senki Zesshō Symphogear AXZ, which is the fourth season of Symphogear series, has made an announcement today. The announcement suggested that Symphogear season 5 will be delayed from April to July of 2019.
TV Anime Symphogear Season 5 Delayed
The staff apologized for the delay. Initially, the show was supposed to air in April 2019 but now according to new decided date, the show will now air in July 2019. The staff also promised to deliver better work with the steady support of the fans.
The fourth season in the Symphogear series aired a total of 13 episodes from July 2, 2017, to October 1, 2017, and here’s the official story overview of according to the MAL:
Hibiki Tachibana has defeated many powerful enemies, saved countless innocent lives, and escaped from numerous desperate situations, but she is currently finding herself unable to escape from her most desperate situation yet—summer homework! Although her high school life is relatively unremarkable, her career as a member of the military organization S.O.N.G. is anything but. Using powerful, ancient armor known as Symphogear, Hibiki and her teammates work with the United Nations to deal with international disputes and disasters.
During a mission briefing at headquarters, Hibiki is made aware of a mysterious organization known as the Bavarian Illuminati, who has been responsible for several major disasters in the past and currently operate in the war-torn country Val Verde. Together, Hibiki and her team infiltrate one of the Bavarian Illuminati’s manufacturing plants and free hundreds of slaves. Exposed, alchemists Saint-Germain, Cagliostro, and Prelati reveal themselves as the organization’s top brass, and—using alchemical powers—declare a global revolution while sacrificing thousands of lives. Faced with yet another threat to the world’s survival, Hibiki and her allies must confront the Bavarian Illuminati in their most difficult and destructive battle yet.
Although doesn’t look like a long delay still is a bummer for fans who have been anxiously waiting for the 5th season.
[Source: Anime News Network]