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Apr 19, 2015 12:46 PM
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Here is a collection of news briefs for the last week in anime/manga news. These briefs include announcements that would not normally receive their own news thread. Please check the News Board for previous major announcements. Last week's News Briefs can be found here.

Upcoming Anime

Bakemono no Ko
Cast members were announced, along with new key visuals. The movie will premiere on July 11, 2015.

Kumatetsu: Koji Yakusho
Kyuuta (younger): Aoi Miyazaki
Kyuuta (older): Shota Sometani
Kaede: Suzu Hirose
Tatara: Yo Oizumi
Hyakushuubou: Lily Franky
Soushi: Masahiko Tsugawa
Iouzan: Kazuhiro Yamaji
Ichirouhiko (younger): Haru Kuroki
Ichirouhiko (older): Mamoru Miyano
Jiroumaru (younger): Momoka Oono
Jiroumaru (older): Kappei Yamaguchi
Chiko: Sumire Morohoshi
Kyuuta's father: Keishi Nagatsuka
Kyuuta's mother: Kumiko Aso

Source: Official site
Previous related news: New Animated Movie 'Bakemono no Ko' Announced for Summer 2015


Ghost in the Shell (2015)
It was announced that EXILE member Naoto will debut as a voice actor in the upcoming movie. He will be voicing the character of Osamu Fujimoto.

Source: Eiga


Jitsu wa Watashi wa
A scan revealed that Natsuki Hanae will be playing the role of Asahi Kuromine, the protagonist of the series.

Source: Scan via ANN


Joukamachi no Dandelion
Additional staff members were announced.

Design: Shinpei Kobayashi
Director: Noriaki Akitaya
Script: Reiko Yoshida
Studio: Production IMS

Source: Otakomu
Previous related news: Manga 'Joukamachi no Dandelion' Gets Anime Adaptation


Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou
The staff members and some of the main cast were announced.

Cast
Miia: Sora Amamiya
Papi: Ari Ozawa
Centorea: Natsuki Aikawa

Staff
Chief Animation Director, Character Design: Takaya Sunagawa
Chief Animation Director, Sub Character Design: Shunji Akasaka
Director: Tatsuya Yoshihara
Music: Hiroaki Tsutsumi, manzo
Series Composition, Script: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu
Sound Director: Hiroto Morishita
Studio: Lerche, Seva

Source: Otakomu
Previous related news: Manga 'Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou' Gets TV Anime for Summer


Sore ga Seiyuu!
Staff members were announced.

Art, Design: Inose Yukie
Art Director: Tomohiro Ono
Character Design: Masakatsu Sasaki
Color Design: Ritsuko Utagawa
Director: Hiroshi Ikehata
Director of Photography: Hayashi Koujirou
Editor: Hirose Kiyoshi
Music: Yukari Hashimoto
Music Production: Evil Line Records
Prop Design: Sayaka Takase
Series Composition: Michiko Yokote
Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama
Studio: Gonzo

Source: Official site
Previous related news: Manga 'Sore ga Seiyuu!' Gets Anime Adaptation


Other Anime News

Kuroko no Basket 3rd Season - Currently airing
The official site announced that Ryota Osaka will play the role of Chihiro Mayuzumi.

Source: Official site


Nisekoi: - Currently airing
It was announced that Megumi Toyoguchi will play the role of Hana Kirisaki, the mother of Chitoge Kirisaki.

Source: Otakomu


Manga News

Tegami Bachi
The 19th volume of the manga announced that the next volume, to be released this winter, will be its final volume.

Source: Scan via ANN


xxxHOLiC: Rei
It was announced via a scan that the manga will resume serialization in the combined 22nd/23rd issue of Weekly Young Magazine after being on hiatus since July 2014.

Source: Scan via ANN


Industry News

Manga Death Note Gets Live-Action TV
It was announced that Death Note will receive a live-action TV drama to premiere in July.

Source: Scan via ANN


Seiyuu Aikawa Kinya Passes Away
The seiyuu passed away on Thursday at the age of 80.

Source: Mainichi


Seiyuu Akiko Hasegawa Announces Pregnancy
The seiyuu announced her pregnancy via her blog. She will also be taking a hiatus.

Source: Official blog
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PVs/TV Ads
A collection of promotional videos and TV advertisements from the past week.
Note: All PVs/CMs from the Spring season can be found in our Spring 2015 Preview thread found here.
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Summer season will sucks if we get anime like Sore ga Seiyuu!

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Gonzo is back for Sore ga Seiyuu? Ugh, just why are they still around, the PV was ok because it was really safe overall but I'm worried about everything else. Wasn't particulalrly excited for this one but eh, might still give it a try.

Looking forward to Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda but that trailer, hm, don't know, failed to excite me I guess, it was just too calm.
And "The coming of age story that enveloped all of Japan in emotion" I'm gonna guess bad translation because this would be getting ahead of themselves.

Bakemono no Ko, on the other hand, left me really excited.
Apr 19, 2015 1:23 PM
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Some interesting picks for voice acting choices in regards to Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou. Hope to see a PV soon in the upcoming weeks.

That Bakemono no Ko movie also looks quite interesting.
Apr 19, 2015 1:26 PM
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Lily Franky
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Jitsu wa Watashi wa
A scan revealed that Natsuki Hanae will be playing the role of Asahi Kuromine, the protagonist of the series.
Well, I'm definitely not going to watch this one
Manga Death Note Gets Live-Action TV
It was announced that Death Note will receive a live-action TV drama to premiere in July.
Milk it bby, milk it
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@Comic_Sans oh no y arnt ppl dieing i need more ppl dieing rly gud plot avansement jus liek tokyo ghoul if erbudy dies amirite
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> Monster Musume
> Lerche
> Director of Yoru No Yatterman

Well, that was unexpected.
Lerche is on fire for this summer with Gakkou Gurashi! + Monster Musume now.
Not sure for the director tho..
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Tegami Bachi
The 19th volume of the manga announced that the next volume, to be released this winter, will be its final volume.

Time to catch up.
Apr 19, 2015 1:55 PM
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Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou, i can't wait.
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DN live action
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>miyano mamoru
SOLD

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Be my forever only.
Apr 19, 2015 2:19 PM
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Bakemono no Ko is looking good. Probably be one of the best anime of Summer.

Hopefully Death Note live action TV will be decent just like the films.

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Death Note live action TV drama! :O
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Apr 19, 2015 4:45 PM

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Hahalollawl said:
I could be wrong, but I thought it was Ozawa Ari.
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-04-17/monster-musume-tv-anime-cast-staff-revealed/.87203
Fixed. Thanks for pointing it out!
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Looks like were getting more Death Note!!!!! The live action movie was really good, i hope this one is too!
Apr 19, 2015 5:03 PM
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I will look forward to reading the final chapters of Tegami Bachi.
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mayukachan said:
>miyano mamoru
SOLD


Same! I should stop doing that tho. Then I get stuck watching weird stuff like Rainy Cocoa. :D
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nigga i am black, do you think my ass would fit in? "Oh look it is negro kun." Hell no.
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Monster musume has a nice team
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Tegami Bachi is ending already? Hopefully it gets another season for the anime.
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Poor Death Note, will it ever be given a break x333 Hope the dorama will be decent tho!
And another pure fanservice summer season so far. 8,/ Please be better than winter.
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Not looking good for Monster Musume fans. Staff+Studio is pretty shitty.
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RIP Kinya Aikawa.
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mayukachan said:
>miyano mamoru
SOLD


Always.
Rest in peace to Aikawa Kinya~
Congrats to Akiko Hasegawa :D
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Really can't wait for Bakemono no Ko & Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda. The PV's are gorgeous. Action + humor for the first one, emotion + an interesting atmosphere for the second one.
It's been a while since I felt so excited about new releases ^^
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R.I.P., Aikawa Kinya.
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DatRandomDude said:

Not sure for the director tho..
don't worry, he's a really good director with a lot of connections to other young talents like himself. the show will look good with rather flamboyant animation.
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Lol and Doukyuusei revealed as a movie didn't make the 19th of April, so will be announced next week instead I guess.

Tegami Bachi finally ends soon though! Time to read it.
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What, tegami Bachi is ending ;_;
Apr 24, 2015 10:07 PM

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*completely late*

Started reading Tegami Bachi a while ago, it's ending? ;-; Guess I'll have to start reading again soon...
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