Yuri on Ice: Ice Adolescence Movie Officially Cancelled by MAPPA 2024

The highly anticipated anime sequel “YURI!!! on ICE Movie: ICE ADOLESCENCE” has abruptly been canceled by MAPPA, upsetting fans all around the world. After the movie’s first announcement in 2017, there has been a seven-year wait until today’s announcement.

The production committee officially announced the cancellation of the show and expressed their sincere apology for not being able to live up to the high expectations of the viewers. The statement listed many factors that contributed to the tough choice, even though the team and production committee never stopped working to make the film.

 

Yuri on Ice: Ice Adolescence Movie Officially Cancelled by MAPPA 2024
Yuri on Ice: Ice Adolescence Movie Officially Cancelled by MAPPA 2024

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Fans on social media have expressed a wide range of emotions in response to the cancellation, including disappointment, grief, and astonishment. Many people have bemoaned the loss of the series’ continuance and shared their memories of it on Twitter, Instagram, and other social media sites.

MAPPA provided the animation for the 12-episode first run of “Yuri on Ice,” which was conceived by Mitsurou Kubo and helmed by Sayo Yamamoto. Fans were ecstatic when the movie was announced in 2017 and were looking forward to its release. But in 2019, there was an announcement of a delay, and then updates showed that manufacturing was continuing.

In an earlier post, MAPPA CEO Manabu Otsuka discussed the difficulties the production encountered, pointing out that despite the series’ enormous success, its earnings were relatively modest because of the studio’s little participation in its creation.

Fans may be devastated by the cancellation of “YURI!!! yet, there is still hope for the future in “ICE Movie: ICE Adolescence.” Notwithstanding the setback, fans remain hopeful that they will eventually see more of the cherished series on television.

The legacy of “Yuri on Ice” and its influence on fans’ lives stand as a monument to its ongoing popularity and cultural relevance as the anime community struggles with the news of the cancellation.

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