After a season-long delay, the official Twitter account for the World’s End Harem TV anime revealed that the adaptation of the manga written by LINK and illustrated by Kotaro Shono will begin airing on Japanese TV again on January 7 with episode 1. The Tweet also confirms that the series will be streaming on platforms in Japan both censored and uncensored.
TOKYO MX 25:30
— 終末のハーレム【公式】TVアニメ2022年1月より放送開始&最新13巻発売中！ (@harem_official_) November 26, 2021
Previously released very NSFW trailer with new dates:
World’s End Harem was set to premiere in October 2021 on Japanese TV but was postponed after its first episode, calling it a “special advance broadcast.” The series will now begin on January 7 at 25:30 in Japan (effectively 1:30 PM JST on January 8). It was already announced that the series will stream right here on Crunchyroll as it airs fully in Japan, who describes the series as such:
The time is near future-Tokyo, Japan in 2040. Reito, a young man suffering from an intractable disease, vows to reunite with his childhood friend Erisa and decides to “cold sleep” to cure her illness. When he wakes up five years later, the world was undergoing a major transformation. The MK (Male Killer) virus kills 99.9% of men on the planet. The ground was a super harem with 5 billion women for every 5 men.
Only five men, “Numbers,” are resistant to the MK virus. One of them, Reito, is required to “mate” for the survival of the remaining women and humankind. Harem life waiting for the world after the pandemic. At the same time, Reito is involved in a global conspiracy over Numbers. Can he overcome the temptation and save the world?
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.