Anime & Manga News

News Briefs for Nov 10 - 16

by Snow
Nov 17, 2014 3:50 AM | 19 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

Etotama
Staff and cast members for the series have been announced, along with a PV. It was also announced that the series will air in Spring 2015.

Cast
Nyaa-tan: Rie Murakawa
Takeru Amato: Hiro Shimono
Moo-tan: Eriko Matsui
Uma-tan: Ari Ozawa
Uri-tan: Yumiri Hanamori

Staff
Adult Character Design & General Illustration Director: Satoshi Koike
Adult Character Original Plan: Akio Watanabe
CG Director: Takamitsu Hirakawa
Director: Fumitoshi Oizaki
General Director: Shirogumi
Original: Shirogumi & Tablier Communications
Planning: Takashi Hoshi & Tooru Zekuu
Pretty Character Design: Mami Takahashi
Pretty Character Original Plan: QP:flapper
Series Composition & Script: Deko Akao
Studio: Shirogumi & Encourage Films

Source: Nekonotemo
News submitted by KurtEngel


Koufuku Graffiti
Staff members and an additional cast member for the series have been announced, along with the opening and ending themes.

Cast
Yuki Uchiki: Yuka Iguchi

Staff
Character Design: Kazuya Shiotsuki
Director: Naoyuki Tatsuwa
Music Studio: flyingDog
Series Composition: Mari Okada
Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama
Studio: Shaft

Opening Theme: "Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteiru Itsutsu no Houhou" by Maaya Sakamoto
Ending Theme: "Egao ni Naru" by Rina Satou & Asuka Oogame

Source: Yaraon, Manga Time Kirara official tweet
Previous related news: News Briefs for Aug 4 - 10


Q Transformer: Kaettekita Convoy no Nazo
Cast members for the series have been announced, along with the performer of the opening theme.

Cast
Optimus Prime: Yoshimasa Hosoya
Bumblebee: Ryouhei Kimura
Lockdown: Tatsuhisa Suzuki
Sideswipe & Sunstreaker: Yuuichi Nakamura
Prowl: Go Inoue
Wheel Jack: Jun Fukushima
Smoke Screen: Kouki Uchiyama
Blue Streak: Fukujurou Katayama

Opening Theme Performer: OLDCODEX

Source: Nekonotemo
Previous related news: Famicom Game 'Transformers: Convoy no Nazo' Gets TV Anime for Winter 2015


Shokugeki no Souma
Additional cast members for the series have been revealed, along with a PV.

Erina Nakiri: Risa Taneda
Megumi Tadokoro: Minami Takahashi
Ikumi Mito: Shizuka Ishigami

Source: Nekonotemo
Previous related news: News Briefs for Nov 3 - 9


Yuri Kuma Arashi
Additional cast members for the series have been revealed.

Sumika Izumino: Yui Ogura
Mitsuko Yurizono: Aoi Yuuki
Konomi Yurikawa: Ami Koshimizu

Source: Nekonotemo
Previous related news: News Briefs for Oct 27 - Nov 2


Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. Zoku
Additional cast members for the series have been announced.

Iroha Isshiki: Ayane Sakura
Kaori Orimoto: Haruka Tomatsu

Source: Nekonotemo
Previous related news: 'Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.' Second Season Set to Premiere Spring 2015 by Studio Feel


Other Anime News

Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de - Currently Airing
Additional cast members for the series have been revealed.

Maiya Takanashi: Sumire Morohoshi
Machi Andou: Masumi Asano
Hitomi Saitou: Ayumi Fujimura
Yanagi Akutagawa: Yuuichi Iguchi
Aki Natsu: Yuu Serizawa
Shuugo Toki: Ryouta Takeuchi
Fantasia Yusano: Miyu Takagi
Umeko Tanaka: Rie Murakawa
Lydia: Sayuri Hara

Source: Tweet 1, Tweet 2


Industry News

Seiyuu Kazuhiko Inoue Released From Hospital
The seiyuu announced via his Twitter that he has been released from hospital after being hospitalized for two weeks.

Source: Tweet

19 Comments Recent Comments

Hooray for Inoue!

Nov 20, 2014 3:35 PM by TheAwesomeHannah

Dramatical Murder OVA PV is SMOKING!!!!!!!!
Can't wait for Christmas

Nov 19, 2014 9:11 PM by Machination

The cast for Q Transformer: Kaettekita Convoy no Nazo sounds amazing and the OP is by Oldcodex! Gonna check this out! Where's the anime page? I want to add this to my PTW list.

Nov 18, 2014 1:31 PM by waterfallsxo

Added the link to "Fukujuurou Katayama", which it is listed "Fukujurou" on MAL: http://myanimelist.net/people/30775/

Nov 18, 2014 1:19 AM by tsubasalover

Snow said:
Q Transformer: Kaettekita Convoy no Nazo
Cast members for the series have been announced, along with the performer of the opening theme.

Cast
Optimus Prime: Yoshimasa Hosoya
Bumblebee: Ryuohei Kimura
Lockdown: Tatsuhisa Suzuki
Sideswipe & Sunstreaker: Yuuichi Nakamura
Prowl: Go Inoue
Wheel Jack: Jun Fukushima
Smoke Screen: Kouki Uchiyama
Blue Streak: Fukujuurou Katayama

Opening Theme Performer: OLDCODEX

Source: Nekonotemo
Previous related news: Famicom Game 'Transformers: Convoy no Nazo' Gets TV Anime for Winter 2015

WTF? IM SOLDDDD
That godly voice cast and Oldcodex OP theme. Where the hell is this anime's page?!

Nov 17, 2014 11:00 PM by Mayuka

Just realized that Kekkai Sensen will be directed by Matsumoto Rie :O Was hoping to see her directing something else after Kyousougiga last year.

Nov 17, 2014 4:13 PM by tingy

That Transformers voice cast though.

Nov 17, 2014 1:14 PM by ReikiShutuagi

Well well way to go for Kazuhiko Inoue.

Nov 17, 2014 12:20 PM by Klad

yes!!! Naoyuki Tatsuwa is gonna direct Koufuku Graffiti....in the SHAFT camp he handles comedy REALLY fucking well

Nov 17, 2014 10:07 AM by moodie

Etotama is perfect for Spring, Yuri Kuma Arashi is getting better in the voice cast. You can't go wrong with Yui Ogura in a yuri anime.

Nov 17, 2014 9:06 AM by Hoppy

Kekkai Sesen's backgrounds look good in that PV can't wait to see the characters.

Nov 17, 2014 8:25 AM by VioLink

Yay for Inoue! <33 So happy he is okay

Nov 17, 2014 7:44 AM by SnazzGary

i'm ready!

Nov 17, 2014 6:09 AM by Gikiseima

Shokugeki no Souma getting so many updates recently..

Well, I'm glad that Kazuhiko Inoue is released from the hospital.

Nov 17, 2014 5:05 AM by Stark700

Lmao, Akio Watanabe is really suitable for Etoma. So much meow.

And Shougeki no Souma's PV looks delicious.

Nov 17, 2014 4:13 AM by SweetCoconut

Slow week, nice Shokugeki no Souma PV though.

Nov 17, 2014 4:05 AM by Paulo27

Transformer ??

Nov 17, 2014 4:00 AM by 9gagdude

Good for Kazuhiko Inoue. :)

Nov 17, 2014 3:56 AM by AL19

PVs/TV Ads
A collection of promotional videos and TV advertisements from the past week.

Nov 17, 2014 3:50 AM by Snow