The production of Golden Kamuy announced through his website that 4th Season will continue on April 2023after they announced a pause due to the death of a senior staff member. The fourth season began airing on October 3, 2022 with episode 37 and lasted 6 episodes until the mishap.
In the new statement it was also reported that due to this delay, the release date of the Blu-ray and DVD it will also be modified to coincide with the new broadcast schedule.
Let’s remember that an «anonymous» staff member passed away on November 1 and this was «indispensable» in the production of the anime Golden Kamuy. After a chat with the production team and the animation studio Brain’s Basethe decision was reached to delay the broadcast of the fourth season of the series.
The anime was being broadcast by crunchyrollwhich has the first 3 seasons until episode 43, which would correspond to the sixth episode of the fourth season.
the manga Golden Kamuywritten and illustrated by satoru nodabegan its publication in the magazine Weekly Young Jump from the publisher Shueisha since August 2014. It should be noted that the Golden Kamuy manga came to an end on April 28 of this year with a total of 314 chapters and the Shueisha publisher has published 31 compilation volumes.
On April 9, 2018, the manga Golden Kamuy It would premiere its anime adaptation that consisted of 3 seasons, 4 OVAS, and an announced fourth season. Also, the animation studio Geno Studio was in charge of the production of the series under the direction of Hitoshi Nanbaand is legally available through the platform crunchyroll.
Golden Kamuy Synopsis:
In the early 1900s, in Hokkaido after the Russo-Japanese War, Saichi Sugimoto tirelessly pans for gold. Nicknamed «Sugimoto the Immortal» for his death-defying acts in battle, the former soldier seeks his fortune to fulfill a promise he made to his best friend before he was killed in action: to provide for his family, especially his widow. who needs treatment abroad for the deterioration of his eyesight.
One day, a drunken classmate tells Sugimoto the story of a man who murdered a group of Ainu and stole a fortune in gold. Before being arrested by the police, he hid the gold somewhere in Hokkaido. The only clue to his location is the coded map that he tattooed on the bodies of his cellmates in exchange for a share of the treasure, should they manage to escape and find him.
Sugimoto doesn’t think much of the story until he discovers the dead body of the drunken man with the same tattoos described in the story. But before he can collect his thoughts from him, a brown bear, the man’s cause of death, approaches Sugimoto, intent on finishing his meal. He is saved by a young Ainu girl named Asirpa, whose father turned out to be one of the Ainu killed. With Asirpa’s hunting skills and Sugimoto’s survival instincts, the pair agree to join forces and find the hidden treasure, one to take back what was rightfully his village and the other to fulfill his friend’s last wish.
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