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'Aquarion' 3rd TV Anime and Special OVA Announced for Summer 2015

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Mar 21, 2015 7:57 AM

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It was announced during AnimeJapan 2015 that the Aquarion franchise will be receiving a third series, Aquarion Logos, and a special OVA to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the series. The OVA will be a crossover of the first two Aquarion series, Sousei no Aquarion and Aquarion Evol, aptly titled Sousei no Aquarion Evol. Both anime will premiere in Summer 2015.

Aquarion Logos Synopsis
In a world where social networks have greatly expanded in society, we use words that don't mean anything to us. However, in the world of Logos, these words have caused irregular incidents that affect the real world. The Sousei (Voice of Creation) group and Akira Kaibuki face the danger of the world while trying to solve the meaning of these words. What will be the newfound power if these words meet Aquarion? The new age that has reached 10 years of coexisting with robots is starting!

Akira Kaibuki: Nobunaga Shimazaki (Date a Live)
Maia Tsukigane: Ayane Sakura (Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai)
Kokone Kikogami: Haruka Chisuga (Shirobako)
Hayato Kujou: Yuuichirou Umehara (Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu LOVE!)
Tsutomu Domon: Takayuki Asai
Karan Uminagi: Ari Ozawa (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun)
Subete Kenzaki: Yuuto Adachi (NEVA GIVE UP vocalist)

Primary Staff
Director: Eiichi Sato
Assistant Director: Daisuke Tsukushi
Series Composition, Script: Jun Kumagai (Hamatora the Animation)
Script: Ayana Yuniko, Mariko Mochizuki
Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Takashi Mamezuka
Chief Animation Director: Ayana Nishino
Music: R.O.N (Kuroko no Basket)
Music Studio: flying DOG
Sound Director: Youji Shimizu (Redline)
Sound Studio: Kaga Electronics, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation
Animation Studio: Satelight, C2C

Opening Theme Performer: May'n (Blood Lad)
Ending Theme Performer: Haruka Chisuga (Shirobako)

Official site:

Sousei no Aquarion Evol will be premiered at the Aquarion 10th Anniversary event on June 28, 2015. The Blu-ray box for Aquarion Evol is set to release on June 24, 2015.

Shin Tsukishima: Jun Fukushima (Yowamushi Pedal)
Yuno Kawazu: Yui Ogura (Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko.)
Amata Sora: Yuki Kaji (High School DxD)
Kagura Demuri: Kouki Uchiyama (Nisekoi)
Mikono Suzushiro: Ai Kayano (No Game No Life)
Zessica Wong: Kana Hanazawa (Durarara!!)
MIX: Ayumi Fujimura (Kaichou wa Maid-sama!)
Cayenne Suzushiro: Kenichi Suzumura (Kara no Kyoukai)
Andy W Hole: Kousuke Toriumi (Prince of Tennis)
Donar Dantes: Junichi Suwabe (Fate/stay night)
Apollo: Takuma Terashima (Log Horizon)
Silvia de Alisia: Yumi Kakazu (Stand By Me Doraemon)
Reika: Sanae Kobayashi (Baccano!)
Zen Fudou: Unshou Ishizuka (Cowboy Bebop)

Primary Staff
Supervisor, Original Creator: Shoji Kawamori
Director: Kenji Yasuda (Shugo Chara!)
Assistant Director: Daisuke Tsukushi
Script: Mariko Mochizuki
Character Design, Animation Director: Takako Shimizu
Music: Yoko Kanno, Hisaaki Hogari, Ayako Otsuka
Sound Director: Youji Shimizu
Sound Production: Kaga Electronics, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation
Studio: Satelight, C2C


Source: Nekonotemo 1, 2

Aquarion Logos & Sousei no Aquarion Evol on MAL
Modified by Sakana-san, Jul 8, 2016 9:32 AM
Mar 21, 2015 7:59 AM

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Loli in my Aquarion ^.^ Gotta love this new season xD

As for the EvoL OVA, I expect it to be short alternative version like Sousei no Aquarion (2007) was.

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Mar 21, 2015 8:03 AM

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This should be fun. I wonder if the new season will be a 2 cour although I got a feeling it will.
Mar 21, 2015 8:06 AM

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Hm, I might pick up the Aquarion series.

Mar 21, 2015 8:11 AM

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will give the first season a check first :)
Mar 21, 2015 8:35 AM

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Wonderful news
Mar 21, 2015 8:36 AM

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I only watched the 2nd one, still need the to watch the 1st :(
Mar 21, 2015 8:50 AM

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Godammit Kawamori/Satelight why are you doing this to me? the staff is horrendous not only is Kawamori not directly involved no (granted he is probably busy with the new Macross anime) the script writer has to be Jun Kumagai the guy that hasn't written one good anime yet

And by god those character designs are awful
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Mar 21, 2015 9:10 AM

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another orgasm combining mecha with full 2 cour action hahaha (propably)

first one still the best

i'm in hahaha
Mar 21, 2015 9:15 AM

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bring it on
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Mar 21, 2015 9:35 AM

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pls don't split the dogs personality in more characters this time.
And bring me my weekly dose of Fudou.
Mar 21, 2015 9:36 AM

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Maybe I should finally start to watch Aquarion now, been on my PTW for a while.
Mar 21, 2015 9:40 AM

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Guess I should watch the first two seasons. Can't miss Yoko Kanno + Akino.
Mar 21, 2015 9:47 AM

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I wonder if this third season, will know what I do not manage to get the two previous seasons.
Mar 21, 2015 9:49 AM
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Damn, I like the cast.
Mar 21, 2015 9:59 AM

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I really hope this doesn't turn to 'crap' like some mecha shows. I do love aquarion though. ^_^ Hope everything goes well.
Mar 21, 2015 10:11 AM

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Not a huge fan of Aquarion but will still watch. I love character design and Aquarion series always deliver.
Mar 21, 2015 10:16 AM

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Will there be any ntr?
Mar 21, 2015 10:17 AM

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I liked Evol. So that would give this one good credibility for me already. But Logos's slutty, horny tomboy doesn't look as slutty and horny as Evol's slutty, horny tomboy. Talking about Zessica. I need her in this.

Mar 21, 2015 10:24 AM

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As one of my nostalgic series, a 3rd season only intrigued me to excitedly wonder how it'd be. But looking at the cover and watching the PV, the animation quality is far from good and the character designs are horrible, which is not a good start...
“We see what we want to see”
Mar 21, 2015 11:46 AM

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After all that faggotery in Evol I don't think I'll touch this franchise again. Especially with that kind of character design.
Ii tenki desu ne...
Mar 21, 2015 12:03 PM
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I found Evol to be pretty damn bad.
But the original Aquarion was an amazing classic, I hope this is more the like the 1st
Mar 21, 2015 12:05 PM

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Oh boy not again

The cast this time I don't think it will be any better than the previous one

I guess the only thing I'm looking forward to is May'n song !!
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Mar 21, 2015 12:24 PM

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Will probably be as bad as Aquarion Evol.
Mar 21, 2015 12:27 PM

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Will check it out ~
~_~ !
Mar 21, 2015 12:54 PM

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So this is gonna be the another cycle (of reincarnation)?
bla bla bla
The endless debate between fans and haters. At one point, after spending a lot of time on MAL, you just realize it's totally pointless.
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On MAL, everyone who has used the lame rating system becomes a critic and an intellectual by default, haven't you heard?
Mar 21, 2015 1:20 PM

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Now that makes me to want to start the series :)
Mar 21, 2015 1:46 PM

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Series Composition, Script: Jun Kumagai (Hamatora the Animation)

i might not watch it same dude that worked on psychopass 2 and hamatora NOPE
Mar 21, 2015 2:21 PM

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Please make it stop.

Wasn't EVOL (love backward,s get it, geeeetit?GEEETIGTITIIGIT? sooosmart.gif) enough?

And with Hamatora writers.

Please stop.
Mar 21, 2015 2:25 PM

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I enjoyed both Sousei no Aquarion and Aquarion Evol. Hopefully, this will be as good or better.
Mar 21, 2015 2:45 PM

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Personally I liked the second one much more than the original. Going to give this a try.

Mar 21, 2015 2:57 PM

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But I haven't even been able to get through the first series, and that one has Sugita Tomokazu! The character designs look ugly anyway :c
Mar 21, 2015 3:46 PM
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Huge mehca fan but i tried watching the first two seasons of this anime, one of the worst mech/animes i've ever seen! How this garbage is getting a 3rd season i don't know.
Mar 21, 2015 3:48 PM
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Oh, great news. More mecha series making a comeback.
Mar 21, 2015 4:11 PM

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Oh yeah an I pretty sure Eiiichi Sato is this guy

Yeah it's even on his resume already that needs to get fixed in the OP
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Mar 21, 2015 4:14 PM
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Any news if this is a sequel?
Mar 21, 2015 4:58 PM

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Sousei no Aquarion is still the best for me but I will check it in case it's not as cheap as Evol... even if after watching the PV I find the CD not really appealing.
Mar 21, 2015 5:54 PM

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Here's hoping it'll be better then the second series.
Maybe I'm just too attached to the first, though.
Mar 21, 2015 6:19 PM

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1st Symphogear season 3
2nd Aquarion season 3

Wow........ Hype season 3 based satelight power

Ok time to make thread theme in IDWS

Can't wait for summer time
Mar 21, 2015 6:30 PM

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Series Composition, Script: Jun Kumagai (Hamatora the Animation)

Mar 21, 2015 7:33 PM

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Looks Cool, I'll Check The First Season
Mar 21, 2015 7:38 PM

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Wtf is this Aldnoah shit

How come the images are stamped on the right side like post-its

There's some conspiracy brewing over here
Mar 21, 2015 7:52 PM

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Interesting news, haven't thought about Aquarion since i was in my very early teens. I'll have to rewatch them and freshen up xD.
Mar 21, 2015 8:23 PM

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oh well must get the first season now
Mar 21, 2015 8:28 PM

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Sounds cool, first season here I come
Mar 22, 2015 12:14 AM
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I'll check out the first season in the relatively-close future.
Mar 22, 2015 12:49 AM

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Yeah I tried to get into this series, just didn't really click with me. Something about the characters having orgasms with their mobile suits kinda threw me off.

Might give it another chance some day.
Mar 22, 2015 12:57 AM
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ichii_1 said:
I only watched the 2nd one, still need the to watch the 1st :(

Same, though I did read about the first series when I realized that I was watching a sequel and was like what's everyone talking about? But yeah, seeing Hamatora (and Psycho Pass 2) script writer up there...NOPE. Well I'll still watch a few episodes just cuz I'm curious.
Mar 22, 2015 4:18 PM

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Fish use the water surrounding their bodies to sense what will happen next... you can't fight the current you have to flow with it. If you do that, you might just catch the fish.

Mar 22, 2015 9:27 PM

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Here's hoping this installment is as good as Evol. would have liked to see akino w bless4 for the op and yoko Kanno for ost... But hope the music is good...
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