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Q1 2017 Anime & Manga Licenses [Update 3/9]

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Dec 29, 2016 11:22 AM
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In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of anime and manga licensed in the first quarter (Jan-March) of 2017. Winter 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 Winter 2017 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 (North America)

FUNimation (North America)

Sentai Filmworks (North America)

Anime Limited (United Kingdom)

MVM Entertainment (United Kingdom)

Manga and Novel Licenses

Shogakukan Asia

J-Novel Club (North America)

One Peace Books (North America)

Seven Seas (North America)

Vertical Comics (North America)

Yen Press (North America)
    [2/27] Hirune Hime (Napping Princess)


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Seven Seas also licensed Hachune Miku no Nichijou Roipara! | Source
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Seven Seas adds:
- Bad∞End∞Night: Insane Party | Source
- Shinmai Maou no Testament: Arashi | Source

Tomorrow's the final batch.
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Seven Seas licensed:

Cutie Honey a Go Go! | Source
Dragon Half | Source
Lodoss-tou Senki (Record of Lodoss War) | Source
Nemurimehime (Sleeping Beauty) | Source
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Jan 13, 2017 9:24 PM
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Also, Seven Seas has licensed Spirit Circle | Source
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Discotek Media has licensed Babel Nisei (1992) | Source
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Vertical Comics has licensed Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko | Source
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Weekly light novel release list (data back to 20th October 2014)
Monthly light novel sales rankings (Jan 2015 onwards)
Best selling Light Novel volumes of the year/all time*. <-- NOTE: Up to end 2017 - no longer being updated. Looking for a new home.
*that there is data for

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Anime Limited add Tokyo Ghoul Jack and Tokyo Ghoul Pinto OVAs

http://blog.alltheanime.com/anime-limited-to-release-tokyo-ghoul-jack-pinto-ovas/
 
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Weekly light novel release list (data back to 20th October 2014)
Monthly light novel sales rankings (Jan 2015 onwards)
Best selling Light Novel volumes of the year/all time*. <-- NOTE: Up to end 2017 - no longer being updated. Looking for a new home.
*that there is data for

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Vertical licensed Arakawa under the bridge, imperfect shoujo and shinkai's voices of a distant star manga

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2017-02-21/vertical-licenses-arakawa-under-the-bridge-imperfect-shojo-voices-of-a-distant-star-manga/.112522
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Yen Press have licensed Napping Princess: The Story of the Unknown Me!

This is the manga adaptation of https://myanimelist.net/anime/33204/Hirune_Hime__Shiranai_Watashi_no_Monogatari

The manga in question does not appear to be in the database yet.

Source: http://yenpress.com/2017/02/napping-princess-chapter-1-of-a-brand-new-simulpub/
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Dunno if digital licensing counts but eh

Kodansha USA licensed and will release digitally (for now) Hoozuki No Reitetsu, Museum, Shoukoku no Altair and Blame! Academy and So On

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2017-03-14/kodansha-usa-to-release-hozuki-coolheadedness-altair-museum-blame-academy-manga-digitally/.113381
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The licensing of Spring 2017s animes begin.

Fukumenkei Noise got licensed by Sentai Filmworks

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2017-03-15/sentai-filmworks-licenses-anonymous-noise-anime/.113473
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The thread continues here. Thank you all for contributing to the thread!

@Maxunwell: I have been told that it's a leak and will therefore wait before adding it to the Q2 thread.