Tatsuki, the director of the Kemono Friends anime project, was suddenly removed from the staff due to a decision from Kadokawa. He expressed his apologies and disappointment to his fans on Twitter earlier today.
— たつき／irodori (@irodori7) September 25, 2017
A second season was recently announced and will take some time to complete. Unfortunately this project will have to continue on without the series’ loving director who created the 3D models and helped write the script.