Rick and Morty season 8 has caught a delay into 2025, however that is okay, you’ll see them once more when the anime drops later this 12 months.
As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Rick and Morty season 8 will not be releasing this 12 months, and the reason being a really comprehensible and easy one: final 12 months’s five-month-long writers strike delayed manufacturing. Contemplating the significance of the strike, which ensured that writers can be appropriately paid residuals from streaming media, in addition to assured protections from being changed by AI-produced content material, we are able to forgive a little bit of a delay. Plus, Rick and Morty season 7 has now arrived on the streaming service Max, so you may all the time simply rewatch that to maintain your self busy.
That is not to say there is not extra Rick and Morty to sit up for this 12 months, although – Grownup Swim additionally revealed one other take a look at the upcoming spin-off Rick and Morty: The Anime, which continues to be set to launch someday in 2024. You possibly can see within the transient clip above that Rick is appearing fairly introspective about life and all of the attainable paths you may take, however he is nonetheless his common burpy, barfy self even in an anime universe. The anime adaptation is coming from director Takashi Sano (Tower of God), who additionally directed the anime shorts this full sequence is predicated off of, Rick and Morty vs Genocider, and Summer season Meets God (Rick Meets Evil).
There are, unsurprisingly, questions over whether or not the anime spin-off can be canon to the primary universe. On condition that the entire fundamental idea of the present is travelling between universes, it would not be totally unsurprising, although it has beforehand been described as standing by itself as an unique work. Which means, do not essentially count on it to have huge lore revelations about your complete sequence.
Within the meantime, you would all the time try the first take a look at the sequence launched final 12 months, which options the present’s full opening, in addition to a message from Sano in regards to the spin-off.