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
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Arslan Senki (TV)
Staff members for the TV series were announced.
Character Design: Shingo Ogiso
Director: Noriyuki Abe
Series Composition: Makoto Uezu
Source: Tokyo Anime News
Previous related news: 'Arslan Senki' Gets Anime Adaptation
Ghost in the Shell (2015)
Staff members for the upcoming movie were announced, along with a new PV. It was announced to premiere early Summer 2015.
Animation Director: Toru Okubo
Character Designer & General Director: Kazuchika Kise
Director: Kazuya Nomura
Screenplay: Tow Ubukata
Previous related news: New 'Ghost in the Shell' Movie to Premiere 2015
Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha ViVid
Additional cast members for the TV series were announced, along with a new PV.
Rio Wezley: Eri Kitamura
Corona Timil: Misato Fukuen
Source: Official site
Previous related news: News Briefs for Sept 22 - 28
The main cast members for the TV series were revealed.
Takeo Gouda: Takuya Eguchi
Rinko Yamato: Megumi Han
Makoto Sunakawa: Nobunaga Shimazaki
Previous related news: News Briefs for Dec 22 - 28
Tamayura: Sotsugyou Shashin Movie 1 - Me: Kizashi
The roles were revealed for the cast members announced last month.
Takumi Shindou: Aya Uchida
Susune Maekawa: Mayu Iizuka
Previous related news: News Briefs for Dec 15 - 21
Other Anime News
Aldnoah.Zero 2nd Season
- Currently Airing
Additional cast members for the TV series were announced.
Lemrina Vers Envers: Shiina Natsukawa
Yacoym: Kazuyuki Okitsu
Source: Official site
Tsukimonogatari Collaboration CM
A collaboration CM of author Nisio Isin
's new light novel, titled Okitegami Kyouko no Bibouroku
, and Tsukimonogatari
aired at the end of the series' broadcast. The commercial can be found in the PV section.
Kono Onee-san wa Fiction desu!? to End
The seventh volume of the series announced that the next volume will be the last. Crunchyroll is currently releasing the manga online under the English title, Is this Girl for Real!?
Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru Omake
An omake episode in light novel format was announced by G's Magazine. It will be titled Sono Ato no Sonoko
Kickstarter for Finder Series Announced
Digital Manga Inc. announced that a kickstarter campaign was created to restock the first to sixth volumes of the popular yaoi manga Finder Series
by Ayano Yamane.
Source: Digital Manga Inc.
, Kickstarter Page
News submitted by Mythical-Katie
Ghost in the Shell Live Action Movie
It was announced that Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson agreed to play the role of Kusanagi Motoko in DreamWorks' live action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell
. The film has yet to be green-lit for production.
News submitted by MeiEru
Seiyuu Satoshi Hino Married
The seiyuu announced via his blog that he married fellow seiyuu Saki Nakajima
Source: Official blog