“Pop Team Epic” Anime Acquitted On YouTube Crimes, But Delayed To 2018

You may have heard that Popuko, the shorter member of Ookawa bkub’s Pop Team Epic gag manga had been arrested a while back for YouTube Crimes. The good news that she’s been found innocent and her series returns this October. The not-so-good news is that the manga that the anime that was also supposed to be coming in fall no longer is.


Blaming King Records’ error, the series has been pushed back to January’s winter 2018 season. 


Still, with Comiket taking place this weekend, the series is receiving promotion…


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.