Forum Settings
Forums

Q3 2015 Anime & Manga Licenses [Update 9/17]

New
Jun 29, 2015 12:52 PM
#1
News Team
꙳•❅*°⋆❆.ೃ࿔*:・*❆

Offline
Apr 2010
3353
In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of anime and manga licensed in the third quarter (Jul-Sep) of 2015. Summer anime which were licensed before the quarter began will also be carried over for convenience. Please note that the anime licenses are for home video release; simulcast acquisitions for Summer 2015 can be found here.

This post will be continuously updated as more licenses are announced. If you have a license that we are missing, please feel free to post it in this thread.

Anime Licenses

Discotek Media (North America):


FUNimation (North America):


Nozomi Entertainment (North America):


Sentai Filmworks (North America):


Anime Limited (United Kingdom):


Animatsu (United Kingdom):


Kaze UK (United Kingdom):


Manga Entertainment (United Kingdom):


MVM Entertainment (United Kingdom):


Madman Entertainment (Australia):


Manga Licenses


Crunchyroll (Worldwide):


Dark Horse Comics (North America):


Kodansha Comics (North America):


Sekai Project (North America):


Seven Seas (North America):


Udon Entertainment (North America):


Vertical Comics (North America):


Viz Media (North America):


Yen Press (North America):


Sources:


← Q2 2015  Q4 2015 →
myanimelistllcFeb 11, 2016 5:20 PM

Submit News × GuidelinesPart of U × Color Your Night × Limelight × Headline˙⊹܀⁺☁︎˚˙⊹⁺.˙⁺
Pages (2) [1] 2 »
Jun 29, 2015 2:00 PM
#2

Online
Nov 2011
128323
I expect Sentai to maybe license a few shows during the mid month if not later. Not bad though, I might pick up Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii in the future.
Jun 29, 2015 2:59 PM
#3

Offline
Feb 2011
10104
This is just wishful thinking, but I would love Viz to get Ushio & Tora. They haven't licensed many anime lately so I doubt it, but I can dream...

I didn't know about Animatsu yet though. I wonder how their prices compare to that of other UK distributors.
Jun 29, 2015 3:35 PM
#4

Offline
Mar 2012
1672
Expect huge license announcements from the Anime Expo this week both from titles that area ring in the summer and other shows as well.
Jun 29, 2015 5:40 PM
#5

Offline
Oct 2011
8934
Funimation licensed

Snow White with the Red Hair
Rampo Kitan
Gangsta.
Seiyu’s Life
Bikini Warriors
Prison School
Hetalia: The World Twinkle
Aquarion Logos
Sky Wizards Academy (Kusen Madoshi)
Junjo Romantica 3
Overlord
Castle Town Dandelion
SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist

http://www.funimation.com/blog/
Jun 29, 2015 9:40 PM
#6
News Team
꙳•❅*°⋆❆.ೃ࿔*:・*❆

Offline
Apr 2010
3353
AnimeFan500 said:
Funimation licensed
Seems like it's currently only licensed under Simulcast and not for home video releases.

Submit News × GuidelinesPart of U × Color Your Night × Limelight × Headline˙⊹܀⁺☁︎˚˙⊹⁺.˙⁺
Jun 30, 2015 7:24 AM
#7
永遠の銀魂

Offline
Jul 2012
1165
Madman Entertainment (Australia):
[list][6/21] DRAMAtical Murder

Oh god, pLEASE NO.
Jun 30, 2015 8:36 AM
#8

Offline
Dec 2011
8943
(connected with the simulcast topic post)
Anime Limited have licensed Aoharu x Kikanju:
http://blog.alltheanime.com/aoharu_x_kikanju/
There is no such thing as shit taste. Only idiots who think everyone should have the same taste as they do.
Jun 30, 2015 10:05 AM
#9
Offline
Jul 2018
564476
PetalBlizzard said:
Madman Entertainment (Australia):
[list][6/21] DRAMAtical Murder

Oh god, pLEASE NO.
What's so wrong about it?
Jul 2, 2015 9:28 AM

Offline
Dec 2011
8943
http://blog.alltheanime.com/castle-town-dandelion/

Anime limited have licensed Joukamachi no Dandelion
There is no such thing as shit taste. Only idiots who think everyone should have the same taste as they do.
Jul 2, 2015 2:30 PM

Offline
Jul 2014
5377
Viz Media adds Boruto the Movie, the One Punch Man anime and the Legend Of Galactic Heroes novels

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-02/viz-adds-legend-of-galactic-heroes-novels-one-punch-man-anime/.89995
Jul 2, 2015 2:44 PM

Offline
Oct 2011
8934
Sentai licensed

Legend of the Galactic Heroes
Higarishi When they Cry
Aoharu x Machinegun,
Gate,
School Live,
To Love-Ru Trouble Darkness
Wakaba *Girl
Ushio and Tora

AnimeEXPO 2015

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-02/sentai-filmworks-acquires-ushio-and-tora-gate-school-live-wakaba-girl-aoharu-x-machinegun-anime/.89985
AnimeFan500Jul 2, 2015 3:22 PM
Jul 2, 2015 2:45 PM

Online
Nov 2011
128323
Thanks. I'll do an update on these once the panel is finished.
Jul 2, 2015 10:51 PM

Offline
Dec 2011
8943
Snow said:


Manga Licenses

Sentai Filmworks (North America):




Shouldn't that be Viz Media as per https://twitter.com/VIZMedia/status/616709729411166208?

Also, Vertical have announced a license of the manga of Nichijou:
https://twitter.com/Vertical_Comics/status/616771571533746176
There is no such thing as shit taste. Only idiots who think everyone should have the same taste as they do.
Jul 3, 2015 11:25 AM
Jul 3, 2015 11:32 AM
News Team
꙳•❅*°⋆❆.ೃ࿔*:・*❆

Offline
Apr 2010
3353
danieltortoisee said:
Seven Seas licenses Angel Beats: Heaven's Door manga
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-03/seven-seas-licenses-angel-beats-heaven-door-manga/.90052
Thanks, it has been added!

Submit News × GuidelinesPart of U × Color Your Night × Limelight × Headline˙⊹܀⁺☁︎˚˙⊹⁺.˙⁺
Jul 3, 2015 3:33 PM

Offline
Jul 2014
5377
Nozomi Entertainment add Tamayura: Hitotose, Umi Monogatari, Big Windup S2, Pita Ten and A Town Where You Live

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-03/right-stuf-nozomi-ent-add-big-windup-season-2-tamayura-hitose-umi-monogatari-anime/.90038
Jul 4, 2015 3:08 AM
News Team
꙳•❅*°⋆❆.ೃ࿔*:・*❆

Offline
Apr 2010
3353
danieltortoisee said:
Nozomi Entertainment add Tamayura: Hitotose, Umi Monogatari, Big Windup S2, Pita Ten and A Town Where You Live

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-03/right-stuf-nozomi-ent-add-big-windup-season-2-tamayura-hitose-umi-monogatari-anime/.90038
Added!

Submit News × GuidelinesPart of U × Color Your Night × Limelight × Headline˙⊹܀⁺☁︎˚˙⊹⁺.˙⁺
Jul 4, 2015 12:36 PM

Offline
Jul 2014
5377
Jul 5, 2015 7:17 AM
News Team
꙳•❅*°⋆❆.ೃ࿔*:・*❆

Offline
Apr 2010
3353
They have been added now!

Submit News × GuidelinesPart of U × Color Your Night × Limelight × Headline˙⊹܀⁺☁︎˚˙⊹⁺.˙⁺
Jul 5, 2015 11:37 AM

Offline
Jul 2012
48251
So happy about manga license for Kuragehime <3 and omnibus too!

Real Account seems interesting! I might go check it out.
Jul 5, 2015 11:38 AM
Offline
Jan 2013
10764
Ayyyyyy, Nichijou is back
gone bai bai
Jul 5, 2015 12:42 PM
Offline
Jul 2018
564476
Update for 7/5 - Yen Press:

Digital:
* Aphorism - Source
* Sekirei - Source
* Saki - Source | Source Updated
* Black Detective - Source | Source Updated
* Aoharu x Machinegun - Source
* Corpse Princess - Source
* Crimson Prince - Source
* Renaissance Eve - Source

Print:
* Handa-kun - Source
* Log Horizon: The West Wind Brigade - Source
* Sword Art Online Phantom Bullet (Manga) - Source
* Sword Art Online Mother's Rosario (Manga) - Source
* Demonizer Zilch - Source
* SaeKano (Manga) - Source
* Oregairu (LN and @comic Manga) - Source
* Baccano (LN) - Source
* Another Episode S and 0 (Manga and LN) - Source
* Taboo Tattoo - Source

*Also, set Vertical Comics in bold :)
removed-userJul 5, 2015 2:11 PM
Jul 5, 2015 1:03 PM
Offline
Jul 2018
564476
Updated for 7/5 - Crunchyroll Manga

* The Morose Mononokean - Source
* Takahashi-san is Listening - Source
* Scum's Wish - Source
* Sweetness and Lightning - Source
* Princess Jellyfish - Source

New Catalog Additions:
* Father and Son - Source
* Aizawa-san Multiplies - Source
* Tales of Wedding Rings - Source
* Donyatsu - Source
* Unlimited Fafnir - Source
removed-userJul 5, 2015 1:28 PM
Jul 5, 2015 1:45 PM
News Team
꙳•❅*°⋆❆.ೃ࿔*:・*❆

Offline
Apr 2010
3353
sevenPocky said:
Update for 7/5 - Yen Press
Updated for 7/5 - Crunchyroll Manga
Thank you, all titles have been added to the list now!
Where was the news submission? ;__;
SnowJul 5, 2015 1:49 PM

Submit News × GuidelinesPart of U × Color Your Night × Limelight × Headline˙⊹܀⁺☁︎˚˙⊹⁺.˙⁺
Jul 5, 2015 1:55 PM
Offline
Jul 2018
564476
Snow said:
sevenPocky said:
Update for 7/5 - Yen Press
Updated for 7/5 - Crunchyroll Manga
Thank you, all titles have been added to the list now!
Where was the news submission? ;__;

Include Saki too ! :)
removed-userJul 5, 2015 2:35 PM
Jul 5, 2015 2:03 PM
News Team
꙳•❅*°⋆❆.ೃ࿔*:・*❆

Offline
Apr 2010
3353
sevenPocky said:
Include Saki too ! :)

Slipped through somehow, but it has been added now!

Submit News × GuidelinesPart of U × Color Your Night × Limelight × Headline˙⊹܀⁺☁︎˚˙⊹⁺.˙⁺
Jul 5, 2015 11:21 PM

Offline
Jan 2014
147
Snow said:

Manga Licenses

Crunchyroll (Worldwide):
[list][7/5] Aizawa-san Zoushoku (Aizawa-san Multiplies)
[7/5] Chichi to Ko (Father and Son)
[7/5] Donyatsu
[7/5] Juuou Mujin no Fafnir (Unlimited Fafnir)
[7/5] Kekkon Yubiwa Monogatari (Tales of Wedding Rings)


Shouldn't the dates be June 1?

Snow said:

[7/5] Sweetness & Lightning
[7/5] The Morose Mononokean[/list]


Sweetness & Lightning link
The Morose Mononokean link
Jul 6, 2015 1:52 AM
News Team
꙳•❅*°⋆❆.ೃ࿔*:・*❆

Offline
Apr 2010
3353
GreyHeron said:
Shouldn't the dates be June 1?
Oh, were they announced prior to (what I assume to be) Anime Expo? I changed the dates either way, thank you!

Submit News × GuidelinesPart of U × Color Your Night × Limelight × Headline˙⊹܀⁺☁︎˚˙⊹⁺.˙⁺
Jul 9, 2015 10:51 AM
Jul 9, 2015 10:59 AM
News Team
꙳•❅*°⋆❆.ೃ࿔*:・*❆

Offline
Apr 2010
3353
danieltortoisee said:
Sentai Filmworks add Non Non Biyori Repeat
Added. Thanks!

Submit News × GuidelinesPart of U × Color Your Night × Limelight × Headline˙⊹܀⁺☁︎˚˙⊹⁺.˙⁺
Jul 9, 2015 12:08 PM

Offline
Jul 2014
5377
Snow said:
danieltortoisee said:
Sentai Filmworks add Non Non Biyori Repeat
Added. Thanks!

Also, Sentai have licensed Himouto! Umaru-chan

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-09/sentai-filmworks-licenses-himouto-umaru-chan-anime/.90261
Jul 9, 2015 12:10 PM
Jul 21, 2015 12:48 PM
Jul 24, 2015 11:05 AM

Offline
Dec 2011
8943
Anime Limited license Ping Pong

http://blog.alltheanime.com/ping-pong/
There is no such thing as shit taste. Only idiots who think everyone should have the same taste as they do.
Jul 24, 2015 12:29 PM

Offline
Jul 2014
5377
Jul 25, 2015 5:16 AM

Offline
Jan 2014
147
Jul 25, 2015 5:28 AM

Offline
Dec 2011
8943
Anime Limited have licensed:
Beck (DVD only)
Mobile Suit Gundam (Blu-Ray and DVD)
Gundam Reconguista in G
Blood Blockade Battlefront

http://uk-anime.net/newsitem/Anime_Limited_Manchester_MCM_Comic_Con_2015_news_round-up.html

Kaze have licensed (for UK release):
Coppelion (DVD only)
World Conquest Zvezda Plot (DVD only)
Magi: The Kingdom of Magic (DVD and Blu-Ray)

Manga UK have licensed:
Danganronpa (DVD and Blu-Ray)
Naruto the Movie: Road to Ninja (DVD and Blu-Ray)
The Last - Naruto the Movie

Animatsu have licensed:
Bakumatsu Rock
Beyond the Boundary

http://uk-anime.net/newsitem/Manga_and_Animatsu_Entertainment_MCM_Manchester_Comic_Con_2015_news_round-up.html
There is no such thing as shit taste. Only idiots who think everyone should have the same taste as they do.
Jul 25, 2015 8:46 AM

Offline
Jul 2014
5377
Kodansha Comics add Queen Emeraldas, Complex Age and Forget Me Not

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-25/kodansha-comics-adds-queen-emeraldas-complex-age-forget-me-not-manga/.90886

EDIT: This is the series that they're calling Forget Me Not

http://myanimelist.net/manga/64055/Soredemo_Boku_wa_Kimi_ga_Suki
AtavisticJul 25, 2015 8:52 AM
Jul 25, 2015 9:04 AM
Offline
Jul 2018
564476
danieltortoisee said:
Kodansha Comics add Queen Emeraldas, Complex Age and Forget Me Not

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-25/kodansha-comics-adds-queen-emeraldas-complex-age-forget-me-not-manga/.90886

EDIT: This is the series that they're calling Forget Me Not

http://myanimelist.net/manga/64055/Soredemo_Boku_wa_Kimi_ga_Suki


This is for Queen Emeraldas: http://myanimelist.net/manga.php?id=26486
And for Complex Age: http://myanimelist.net/manga/73923/Complex_Age
Jul 25, 2015 9:56 AM
News Team
꙳•❅*°⋆❆.ೃ࿔*:・*❆

Offline
Apr 2010
3353
Thread updated to this post, thanks everyone!

Submit News × GuidelinesPart of U × Color Your Night × Limelight × Headline˙⊹܀⁺☁︎˚˙⊹⁺.˙⁺
Jul 25, 2015 2:08 PM

Offline
Jul 2014
5377
Funimation add the Project Itoh films, Speed Racer, Noein: To Your Other Self and the second season of Assassination Classroom

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-25/funimation-licenses-project-itoh-films/.90892

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-25/funimation-licenses-speed-racer-noein-anime/.90893
Jul 25, 2015 2:55 PM
Offline
Jul 2018
564476
Jul 25, 2015 3:58 PM
News Team
꙳•❅*°⋆❆.ೃ࿔*:・*❆

Offline
Apr 2010
3353
Titles have been added to the thread!
So many announcements~

Submit News × GuidelinesPart of U × Color Your Night × Limelight × Headline˙⊹܀⁺☁︎˚˙⊹⁺.˙⁺
Pages (2) [1] 2 »

More topics from this board

» 'Tongari Boushi no Atelier' Reveals Main Staff, Teaser Promo for 2025

Hyperion_PS - Jul 4

41 by trinitroglycerin »»
2 hours ago

» Kadokawa Fortifies Animation Production with Doga Kobo Acquisition

Vindstot - Jul 11

28 by Adnash »»
2 hours ago

» 'Spy x Family' Gets Third Anime Season

Vindstot - Jun 9

44 by hazecloud »»
4 hours ago

» Manga 'Ranma ½' Gets New Anime Adaptation ( 1 2 )

DatRandomDude - Jun 25

76 by Necronomicon »»
8 hours ago

» Fourth Season of 'Kanojo, Okarishimasu' Announced for 2025

Hyperion_PS - Jul 11

36 by Alpha-Nine »»
Yesterday, 6:02 PM
It’s time to ditch the text file.
Keep track of your anime easily by creating your own list.
Sign Up Login