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Omoide no Marnie
The main cast along with the theme song for the movie have been revealed.
Anna: Sara Takatsuki
Marnie: Kasumi Arimura
Theme song: "Fine On The Outside" by PRISCILLA AHN
Previous related news: New Studio Ghibli Animated Movie 'Omoide no Marnie' Announced
Akame ga Kill!
A main cast member for the series has been revealed.
Akame: Sora Amamiya
Source: Scan via ANN
Previous related news: 'Akame ga Kill!' Manga to Receive TV Anime Adaptation
Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border:3 Ghost Tears
Additional cast for the movie have been revealed.
Akira Hose (Kusanagi's lover): Tatsuhisa Suzuki
Dr. Saiido: Aya Hisakawa
Emma: Ai Kayano
Ishikawa: Shunsuke Sakuya
(Replaces Tomoyuki Dan
who passed away)
Source: Cinema Today
, Official site
Other Anime News
- Currently Airing
An additional cast member has been revealed.
Hajime Kujou: Shintaro Asanuma
Previous related news: Manga 'Isshuukan Friends.' to Get Anime Adaptation
Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Writer's New Light Novel "Doll Masters"
Writer of the Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
light novel series, Tsutomu Satou
, has begun writing a new light novel series titled Doll Masters
. The series will begin July 10, 2014 in Dengeki Bunko Magazine
Source: Scan via nekonotemo
Tohru Fujisawa Begins New "GTO" Manga Series "GTO: Paradise Lost"
, mangaka of GTO
has begun working on a new GTO series titled GTO: Paradise Lost
. The first chapter was released on April 14, 2014 in Young Magazine
Source: Comic Natalie
'GE (Good Ending)' Mangaka Kei Sasuga to Begin New Manga Series
It has been announced that mangaka Kei Sasuga
will be starting a new series titled Domestic na Kanojo
The new series will begin in the 21st and 22nd issue of Weekly Shounen
Magazine. The first chapter, being released April 23, 2014, will be 53 pages, with a lead color page.
Source: Scan via zukazuka
News submitted by Rokiebottom
Sony Sells Entire Square Enix Stock
Sony has announced that it has sold all of its stock in the video game developer and publisher Square Enix
. The stock was sold for around 15.3 billion yen (US$150 million).