Are you hungry, anime fans? Hold out your plates because the official Twitter account of the cooking anime Food Wars ahs announced that the fifth season – the Fifth Plate – will be returning to Japanese airwaves in or after July 2020. The series was previously delayed due to COVID19 but not wanting to the fans waiting, the announce was made about the series’ return two days before the proposed date of May 15.
【Important Announcement】— 『食戟のソーマ』TVアニメ公式 (@shokugeki_anime) May 12, 2020
Due to the effect of the spread of COVID-19, further broadcast of the fifth plate will be postponed till July 2020.
Further information will be announced as soon as the new date is fixed.
We apologize for the inconvenience.#shokugeki_anime https://t.co/xUDpHfyGRt
The English translation reads that The Fifth Plate will be delayed until July 2020, the Japanese text confirms that it will return in or after July 2020. In the meantime, the anime website confirmed that the fourth season, Fourth Plate, will continue its rebroadcast on Tokyo MX and BS11.
Source: Food Wars anime Twitter account