Anime & Manga News

News Briefs for Jun 30 - Jul 6

by Wind_Sr
Jul 6, 2014 3:40 PM | 15 Comments
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

Ninja Slayer From Animation
A new key visual along with some of the staff for the series have been revealed.

Director: Akira Amemiya
Studio: Trigger
Music Studio: Starchild Records

Theme song: "BACK IN BLACK" by BOOM BOOM SATELLITES

Source: Famitsu
Previous related news: Anime Adaptation of Cyberpunk Novel 'Ninja Slayer' Announced


Terra Formars
Additional cast members for the series have been revealed.

Akari Hizamaru Akari: Yoshimasa Hosoya
Michelle K. Davis: Shizuka Itou
Marcos E. Garcia: Kaito Ishikawa
Alex K. Stewart: KENN
Sheyla Levitt: Ai Kayano
Keiji Onizuka: Daisuke Ono
Kanako Sanjo: Chiaki Takahashi
Yaeko Yanasegawa: Aki Toyosaki

Source: Scan via Yaraon!
Previous related news: 'Terra Formars' Manga Gets TV Anime and Video Anime Adaptation


Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai
The cast for the series has been revealed.

Kintarou Kakei: Junji Majima
Tsugumi Shirasaki: Madoka Yonezawa
Tamamo Sakuraba: Yuka Saitou
Senri Misono: Nozomi Yamamoto
Kana Suzuki: Eri Sendai
Nagi Kodachi: Azumi Tanezaki
Ikkei Takamine: Showtaro Morikubo
Maho Mochizuki: Saki Nakajima
Miyu Serizawa: Rina Satou
Sayumi Urashino: Miyu Kashiwagi
Aoi Takigawa: Kei Mizusawa
Sayori Shirasaki: You Taichi
Gizaemon: Satoshi Tsuruoka

Source: Yaraon!
Previous related news: Adult PC Game 'Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai' To Be Animated


Yama no Susume: Second Season
Additional cast members for the second season have been revealed.

Yuuka: Yui Makino
Honoka: Nao Touyama
Hikari: Yuko Gibu
Aoi's Mother: Aya Hisakawa

Source: PV
Previous related news: Second Season of 'Yama no Susume' Anime Announced


Denki-Gai no Honya-san
The main cast members for the series have been revealed.

Umio: Ryota Ohsaka
Hio: Natsumi Takamori
Director: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Sensei: Minami Tsuda
Rotten Girl: Ayana Taketatsu
Sommelier: Takahiro Fukuda
Camera: Mai Aizawa
Tsumorin: Satomi Sato

Source: Yaraon!
Previous related news: Manga 'Denki-Gai no Honya-san' Gets TV Anime Adaptation For Fall 2014


Other Anime News

Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Crystal
Additional cast members for the series have been revealed.

Queen Beril: Misa Watanabe
Jedyte: Daisuke Kishio
Nephrite: Kousuke Toriumi
Zoisyte: Masaya Matsukaze
Kunzwait: Eiji Takemoto
Ikuko Tsukino: Yuko Mizutani
Shingo Tsukino: Seira Lu (Chinese)
Naru Osaka: Satomi Sato
Haruna Sakurada: Akemi Kanda
Motoki Furuhata: Hiroshi Okamoto
Gurio Umino: Daiki Yamashita
Yumiko: Hyanri Kim (Korean)
Kuri: Yukiko Morishita

Source: Oricon


Fran♥cesca
Some staff members for the series have been revealed.

Director: Hitoshi Kumadani, Yuichirou Yano
Producer: Hitoshi Kumadani, Shin Sugimoto
Assistant Producer: Takuya Okata, Souichirou Sugiyama
Animation Producer: Kouhei Itou
Script: Toshimitsu Takeuchi, Misaki Morie, Kanichi Katou
Studio: Heart-Bit, Telecom Animation Film

Source: Facebook Post

Previous related news: Francesca, Idol Character from Hokkaido, Gets TV Anime Adaptation for Summer 2014


Sabagebu!
Additional cast members for the series have been revealed.

Kazue Sonokawa: Kikuko Inoue
Ena Sakura: Yui Horie
Roselia Haguro: Mika Kanai

Source: Moca News


Industry News

Showtaro Morikubo Announces Marriage
Seiyuu Showtaro Morikubo has announced on a blog post that he has gotten married. His wife is not part of the industry.

Source: Blog post

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Jul 11, 2014 1:17 AM by liushuang

malvarez1 said:
I wonder if Terra Formars will become the next Attack on Titan?

Ever heard of fate/stay night 2014

Jul 8, 2014 5:49 AM by dest-roy96

Congrats Showtarou-san! ^^

Jul 7, 2014 11:53 PM by snuffless

I wonder if Terra Formars will become the next Attack on Titan?

Jul 7, 2014 2:14 PM by malvarez1

Frost_Kiss said:
Nyu! None of these r my things!

Jul 7, 2014 8:02 AM by bunny1ov3r

Oh how rare so no news in the manga industries?

Jul 7, 2014 6:54 AM by Mr_Gutts

Amiluhur said:
My jaw literally dropped upon looking at Terraformars' cast. That's a lot of huge and promising name there.


Yup, it's gonna be awesome :3
Trigger's Ninja Slayer From Animation looks really cool!!
Congratulations to Showtaro Morikubo :D

Jul 7, 2014 5:26 AM by Tengai

Nyu! None of these r my things!

Jul 7, 2014 4:56 AM by Frost_Kiss

There's Hosoyan in Terra.
I knew I recognized that delicious voice anywhere.


I can already feel Ninja Slayer From Animation adding years to my life.

Jul 6, 2014 10:26 PM by stand

Ninja slayer is the new trigger anime O_O
dear god i need this now
"get it or get dead"

Jul 6, 2014 10:26 PM by bloodiemonster

Amiluhur said:
My jaw literally dropped upon looking at Terraformars' cast. That's a lot of huge and promising name there.


Same, I wasn't expecting that at all. I'll check it out just because of the cast alone.

Jul 6, 2014 9:50 PM by Wind_Sr

My jaw literally dropped upon looking at Terraformars' cast. That's a lot of huge and promising name there.

Jul 6, 2014 8:10 PM by Amiluhur

Nice briefs... in the end,interesting adaptations are coming away...

Jul 6, 2014 7:19 PM by Montinihabato13

Well from that list, Ninja the Animation interests me the most right now. It's from Studio Trigger so hopefully it can deliver. I hope a new FSN remake PV come out later this year though...

Jul 6, 2014 5:05 PM by Stark700

Note: All PVs/CMs from the Summer season can be found on our Summer 2014 Preview thread found here.

Jul 6, 2014 3:40 PM by Wind_Sr