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Q2 2019 Anime & Manga Licenses [Update 6/13]

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In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of anime and manga licensed in the first quarter (April-June) of 2019. Spring 2019 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 Spring 2019 can be found here. Digital releases are noted with an asterisk (*).

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

Anime Limited (United Kingdom)


Anime Midstream (United States)


Aniplex USA (United States)


Discotek Media (North America)


GKIDS (North America)


Maiden Japan (North America)


MVM Entertainment (United Kingdom)


Sentai Filmworks (North America)


Manga Licenses

Cross Infinite World


Kodansha Comics (North America)


J-Novel Club


Seven Seas (North America)


VIZ Media (North America)


Yen Press (North America)


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Kodansha Comics licenses Saint☆Oniisan (Saint☆Young Men) for digital release.
Apr 9, 2019 9:48 AM
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Maiden Japan licenses Battle Programmer Shirase for home video release and streaming.
Apr 12, 2019 7:16 PM
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Anime Limited licenses Kokkoku for the UK market.

Anime Midstream licenses the B'T X Neo OVA series.
Apr 16, 2019 12:35 PM
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Seven Seas Licensing Event

4/16/19
Scarlet (manga is pending approval)
Boku no Heya ga Dungeon no Kyuukeijo ni Natteshimatta Ken (My Room is a Dungeon Rest Stop)
Dirty Pair no Daibouken (Dirty Pair)

4/17/19
Saki-chan wa Konya mo Peko Peko (Saki the Succubus Hungers Tonight)
Desuraba (Destiny Lovers)
Shuumatsu no Harem: Fantasia (World's End Harem: Fantasia)

4/18/19
Cosmo Familia
Kagami no Kuni no Iris -SCP Foundation- (SCP Foundation: Iris of the Mirror World) (not in db)
Unicorn Otousan (My Father is a Unicorn) (not in db)
Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru?

Source: here, here, here, here, and here

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J-Novel Club Sakuracon Licenses

4/19/19
Saihate no Paladin (The Faraway Paladin)
Nozomanu Fushi no Boukensha (The Unwanted Undead Adventurer)
Sweet Reincarnation
Marginal Operation
Discommunication

Source: here

4/20/19
Wortenia Senki (Record of Wortenia War)
Seikai no Monshou (Crest of the Stars)
Seikai no Senki (Banner of the Stars)
Tonikaku Imouto ga Hoshii Saikyou no Kyuuketsuki wa Mujikaku Gohoushichuu (Seriously Seeking Sister! Ultimate Vampire Princess Just Wants Little Sister - Plenty of Service Will Be Provided!) (not in db)
Soine Dreamer (Side-By-Side Dreamers) (not in db)
Around 40 Eigyou-man, Isekai ni Tatsu!: Megami Power de Jinsei Nidome no Nariagari (Middle-Aged Businessman Makes a Name for Himself in Another World Thanks to Goddess Power!)

Source: here
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Viz media licensed the Persona 5 manga

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-04-17/viz-media-licenses-persona-5-manga/.145839
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Discotek licensed most of the City Hunter franchise and the new City Hunter movie

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-04-19/sunrise-discotek-licenses-city-hunter-anime-city-hunter-shinjuku-private-eye-anime-film/.145940
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Maiden Japan licensed Kono Bijutsu-bu niwa Mondai ga Aru!

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-04-23/maiden-japan-licenses-this-art-club-has-a-problem-anime/.146042
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Cross Infinite World licensed Zombie Darake no Kusatta Sekai wo Seijo no Chikara de Jōka Shimasu! (Another World's Zombie Apocalypse is Not My Problem)

https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B07R56LNXS/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_c_tyXWCb2J7JC3B

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/press-release/2019-04-26/cross-infinite-world-announces-the-acquisition-of-another-world-zombie-apocalypse-is-not-my-problem/.146168
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Yen press licensed Sekiro Gaiden: Shinazu Hanbei

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-04-26/yen-press-licenses-sekiro-side-story-hanbei-the-undying-manga/.146182

Oh yeah, also i think i (and seems like even ANN) missed that one last time but looks like Maiden Japan also licensed Kanamemo

http://www.maidenjapan.net/news (under the Kono bijutsu news)
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Discotek licensed Shin Cutie Honey and the Yowamuchi Pedals compilation movies

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-05-01/discotek-licenses-new-cutey-honey-yowamushi-pedal-compilation-films/.146312
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Yen Press licensed 4 manga and 2 LN

Manga :
- Éclair bleue Anata ni Hibiku Yuri Anthology, Éclair blanche Anata ni Hibiku Yuri Anthology, Éclair rouge Anata ni Hibiku Yuri Anthology
- Bungo Stray Dogs Gaiden: Ayatsuji Yukito VS. Kyogoku Natsuhiko
- Seishun Buta Yarō wa Bunny Girl-senpai no Yume wo Minai
- Ryuu no Kawaii Nanatsu no Ko

Light Novels :
- Omae no Gohōshi wa Sono Teido ka?
- Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-05-03/yen-press-licenses-4-manga-2-novels-for-november-release/.146387
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MVM licensed these anime for the UK :

Eromanga Sensei
Fate/Apocrypha
Rakudai kishi no Cavalry

https://animeuknews.net/2019/05/mvm-license-eromanga-sensei-schedule-garden-of-sinners-blu-ray/
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This is interesting, I didn't think animes needed a license
May 24, 2019 6:28 AM
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Thanks, added the titles to the main post.
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Discotek Media licensed Kemono Friends (only the first season)

(Also side-note, its getting a dub.)

https://twitter.com/discotekmedia/status/1132317049575956481

Update - Discotek also licensed :

Ayakashi ~ Japanese Classic Horror
Bakuretsu Hunter (TV + OVAs)
Lupin III: The Last Job
Hachimitsu to Clover (both season)

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-05-26/discotek-licenses-kemono-friends-honey-and-clover-ayakashi-sorcerer-hunters-anime/.147127
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May 30, 2019 9:06 PM
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GKIDS licensed these movies :

Genius Party (and the sequel Genius Party Beyond)
Hana to Alice Satsujin Jiken
Kappa no Coo to Natsuyasumi

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-05-30/gkids-licenses-the-case-of-hana-and-alice-genius-party-summer-days-with-coo-anime/.147292
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I'll include DanMachi S2 in the Q3 license thread, thanks!
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Yen Press Licenses

Eden Ui Wang (King of Eden) print edition omnibus
Fukukaichou Ganbaru (Shadow Student Council Vice President Gives Her All)
Magia Record: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Gaiden (entry is pending approval)

Source: here

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