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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Boruto: Naruto the Movie
The main staff members for the movie were announced. Ukyou Kodachi (Chaos Dragon: Sekiryuu Senyaku
) will be collaborating with Masashi Kishimoto on the script.
Character Design and Production Supervisor: Masashi Kishimoto
Script: Masashi Kishimoto
, Ukyou Kodachi
Director: Hiroyuki Yamashita
Previous related news: 'Naruto' Sequel Movie 'Boruto -Naruto the Movie-' Announced for August 2015
The main cast members were announced. Their roles will be revealed at the "VENUS PROJECT" PS VITA launch event on April 26.
Source: Official site
Previous related news: Idol Project 'Venus Project' TV Anime to Air Summer 2015
Other Anime News
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Crystal
- Currently Airing
It was announced that idol Shoko Nakagawa
will be playing the role of Diana which will premiere in the 20th episode of the series.
Source: Comic Natalie
Gin no Saji
The latest issue of Shounen Sunday
announced that Gin no Saji
will resume serialization in the upcoming issue of the magazine, which will be released on April 22. The manga was in semi-hiatus status since August due to Hiromu Arakawa
's family member's health.
Source: Scan via ANN
Classic Anime Distributor Anime Sols to Close
The website will be closing on May 1, 2015. During this period, shipping will still continue, and users may still stream anime. Anime Sols distributed titles such as Magical Angel Creamy Mami
Source: Official Tweet
News submitted by AnnaSartin
Seiyuu Ikumi Nakagami Announces Pregnancy
The seiyuu announced via her official blog that she is pregnant. She will take a break from voice-acting, starting in July.
Source: Official blog
Seiyuu Mariya Ise Announces Marriage and Pregnancy
The seiyuu announced via her official blog that she married last January and that she is pregnant. It has not yet been announced if she will still continue to work.
Source: Official blog
Shingeki no Kyojin Live-Action TV
It was announced that Shingeki no Kyojin
will receive a live-action TV drama slated for August, alongside the live-action movies.
News submitted by SnazzGary