Anime & Manga News

News Briefs for Jan 19 - 25

by Snow
Jan 26, 2015 10:28 AM | 26 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

Baby Steps 2nd Season
Additional cast members for the TV series were announced.

Alex O'Brian: Hiroshi Kamiya
‎Marsha O'Brian: Megumi Han

Source: Ota-suke
Previous related news: 'Baby Steps' Second Season to Air Spring 2015


Hibike! Euphonium
Main cast members for the TV series were announced, along with a PV.

Kumiko Oumae: Tomoyo Kurosawa
Hazuki Katou: Ayaka Asai
Saphire Kawashima: Moe Toyota
Reina Kousaka: Chika Anzai

Source: Official site
Previous related news: News Briefs for Dec 22 - 28


Kyoukai no Rinne (TV)
Main and supporting cast members for the TV series were announced in a new PV.

Rinne Rokudou: Kaito Ishikawa
Sakura Mamiya: Marina Inoue
Rokumon: Hitomi Nabatame
Tamako: Satsuki Yukino
Sabato Rokudou: Kappei Yamaguchi

Source: Nekonotemo
Previous related news: Manga 'Kyoukai no Rinne' Gets TV Anime For Spring 2015


Non Non Biyori Repeat
It was announced that the second season will feature the same staff and opening theme song performer as the first season.

Source: 0takomu
Previous related news: 'Non Non Biyori' Gets Sequel


Oku-sama ga Seito Kaichou!
Staff members for the TV series were announced.

Director: Hiroyuki Furukawa
Production: Dream Creation
Sound Studio: DAX Production
Studio: Seven

Source: 0takomu
Previous related news: Manga 'Oku-sama ga Seito Kaichou!' to Receive Anime Adaptation


Overlord
It was announced that the anime will be a TV anime and will feature the same cast as the drama CD. More information will be announced at the Anime Japan 2015 stage on March 22nd.

Momonga: Satoshi Hino
Albedo: Yumi Hara
Aura: Emiri Katou
Marle Bello Fiore: Yumi Uchiyama
Shalltear Bloodfallen: Sumire Uesaka
Cocytus: Kenta Miyake
Demiurge: Masayuki Katou
Sebas Tian: Susumu Chiba
Narberal Gamma: Manami Numakura

Source: Animate
Previous related news: Light Novel 'Overlord' Anime Project in Production


Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai
It was announced that the TV series will air in Summer 2015.

Source: Nekonotemo
Previous related news: Light Novel 'Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai' to Get Anime Adaptation


Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo (TV)
Cast members from the OVA will reprise their roles in the TV series, and two additional roles were also announced.

Hideaki Tsurukawa: Tomokazu Sugita
Mitsuru Kameda: Yuuki Ono

Source: Official site
Previous related news: 'Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo' Gets TV Anime for Spring 2015


Other Anime News

Akatsuki no Yona - Currently Airing
Additional cast members for the TV series were announced in a new PV.

Gun-tae I: Masaki Aizawa
Yuuno: Ai Kayano
Gigan: Yoshiko Sakakibara

Source: Promotional Video


Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Crystal - Currently Airing
Additional cast members were announced.

Prince Demand: Mamoru Miyano
Ao no Saphire: Tsubasa Yonaga
Kurenai no Rubeus: Hiroki Takahashi
Midori no Esmeraude: Houko Kuwashima

Source: Mantan Web


Manga News

Isshuukan Friends.
It was announced that the manga will receive a sequel chapter at the end of its serialization.

Source: 0takomu


Kangoku Gakuen
Young Magazine announced in their ninth issue that mangaka Akira Hiramoto caught the flu and that the manga will go on hiatus until he recovers.

Source: Scan via ANN

20 of 26 Comments Recent Comments

Orange-Fish said:
OVERLORD F-Yea cant wait for it.


ty for news


Same here

Jan 30, 2015 7:20 AM by Mr_Gutts

Yayyy, nano.RIPE for Non Non Biyori opening again ;-;
Oh, and awesome to see Sugita joining already amazing cast of Yamada.

Jan 29, 2015 12:45 PM by iLostReason

I wanna wach overlord NOW!

Jan 29, 2015 12:32 PM by ArbitraryMeme

Overlord seems like it'll be interesting.

Jan 29, 2015 11:34 AM by soulless4now

bunny1ov3r said:
Now that I take a closer look at it, isn't the new kyoani show at an attempt at making "k-on!!!"?
No because K-on actually looks decent.

Jan 27, 2015 2:46 PM by Paulo27

Now that I take a closer look at it, isn't the new kyoani show at an attempt at making "k-on!!!"?

Jan 27, 2015 2:35 PM by bunny1ov3r

Overlord better be damn good with that cover.

Jan 27, 2015 5:18 AM by Tengai

Hyped for Non Non Biyori Repeat! I like me some Kyoukai no Rinne and more Baby Steps too.

Seems like people are looking forward to Overlord, I hope it turns out well.

Jan 27, 2015 3:56 AM by ToG25thBaam

my kangoku gakuen!!! Hiramoto sensei!!!

Jan 27, 2015 1:31 AM by esofdiamon

Megumi Han - Baby Steps

Jan 26, 2015 11:43 PM by huntx

Wow the PV for part two of the SnK OVAs was inteeense. That titan looks scary as hell. Holy crap.

Hyype for Akatsuki no Yona's rokuryuu arc <3 I like how they release new PVs for every arc.

Jan 26, 2015 11:00 PM by tingy

Still haven't even finish the first season of baby steps yet.

Jan 26, 2015 10:18 PM by keragamming

Hyped for Rinne ^U^
But the Akatsuki no Yona pv link seems to be broken.

Jan 26, 2015 8:18 PM by HuaXue

I'm really looking forward to Kyoukai no Rinne. ^^

Jan 26, 2015 3:52 PM by nickylynn

looking forward to most of these

Jan 26, 2015 3:25 PM by Alluka-Chama

baby steps hype

Jan 26, 2015 3:21 PM by alpha_shadow

OVERLORD F-Yea cant wait for it.


ty for news

Jan 26, 2015 2:43 PM by KnightA

Wait Will Overlord (Novel) get anime adaptation. that's some great news.I have read the plot.it will be better than log Horizon or SWO . anyway I'm looking forward to it.

Jan 26, 2015 2:24 PM by AllenVonStein

Moar nano ripe!

Jan 26, 2015 12:36 PM by Infatuate

I'm really looking forward to Non Non Biyori second season. =)

Jan 26, 2015 12:21 PM by AlphaDeltaZeta