Anime & Manga News

News Briefs for Apr 27 - May 3

by Snow
May 3, 2015 1:06 PM | 31 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

God Eater
The main and supporting cast members were announced.

Alisa Illinichina Amiella: Maaya Sakamoto
Kouta Fujiki: Daisuke Sakaguchi
Lindow Amamiya: Hiroaki Hirata
Renka Utsugi: Ryuuichi Kijima
Sakuya: Sayaka Ohara
Soma Schicksal: Kazuya Nakai

Source: ANN
Previous related news: News Briefs for Feb 2 - 8


Hero Company
Cast and staff members were announced.

Cast
Cacao Valentine: Tomokazu Seki
Daichi Hadou: Tomokazu Sugita
Hikaru Hyu-ga: Mai Fuchigami
Kihan Kiba: Katsuyuki Konishi
Ginga Amano: Miyu Irino
Ginga's mother: Kikuko Inoue
Saki Tsurugi: Lynn
Syun Busou: Daisuke Namikawa

Staff
Character Design: Shinobu Tagashira
Director: Bob Shirohata
Scenario: Mitsutaka Hirota
Studio: Studio DEEN

Source: Comic Natalie
Previous related news: Manga 'Hero Company' Bundles OVA


Himouto! Umaru-chan
The main staff members were announced.

Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Aya Takano
Director: Masahiko Oota
Script, Series Composition: Takashi Aoshima
Sound Director: Yasunori Ebina
Studio: Doga Kobo

Source: Scan via ANN
Previous related news: Manga 'Himouto! Umaru-chan' Gets Anime Adaptation


Joukamachi no Dandelion
Cast members were announced.

Akane Sakurada: Kana Hanazawa
Aoi Sakurada: Ai Kayano
Hikari Sakurada: Yui Ogura
Haruka Sakurada: Ayumu Murase
Misaki Sakurada: Eriko Matsui
Kanade Sakurada: Kaori Ishihara
Shiori Sakurada: Aina Suzuki
Shuu Sakurada: Ryohei Kimura
Teru Sakurada: Shiori Katsuta
Hana Sato: Yuuka Aisaka

Source: Official website
Previous related news: News Briefs for April 13 - 19


Junjou Romantica 3
Additional cast members were announced.

Mizuki Shiiba: Hiro Shimono
Ryou Shizukuishi: Toshiyuki Toyonaga
Shinnosuke Toudou: Wataru Hatano

Source: Tweet
Previous related news: News Briefs for Mar 16 - 22


Million Doll
The main cast members were announced.

Hinami Kamakura: Aya Uchida
Mariko: Miku Itou
Ryuu: Yuuichiro Umehara
Suuko: Aina Kusuda

Source: Official site
Previous related news: News Briefs for Apr 20 - 26


Sore ga Seiyuu!
The main cast members were announced.

Futaba Ichinose: Rie Takahashi
Ichigo Moesaki: Yuki Nagaku
Rin Kohana: Marika Kouno

Source: Promotional Video
Previous related news: News Briefs for April 13 - 19


Other Anime News

Kekkai Sensen - Currently airing
Additional cast members were announced

Aligura: Satomi Koorogi
Neyka: Reina Ueda
Tonio: Ryotaro Okiayu

Source: Animate

20 of 31 Comments Recent Comments

excited for that noragami arc
it'll be some good character development on all ends
and the people that were kinda underwhelmed by the first season, they might like this arc better

Jun 6, 2015 2:15 AM by Bird

Snow said:

Hero Company
Cast and staff members were announced.


meh, looks like shiet

Snow said:

Daichi Hadou: Tomokazu Sugita


I'M IN

May 5, 2015 8:31 PM by DatRandomDude

Thanks for the news.

May 5, 2015 9:55 AM by terrablu2003

God Eater and Noragami 2nd Season >_< Cant Wait >_<

May 5, 2015 6:55 AM by GumDrops7

God eater is the most interesting since i played that game (≧◡≦)

May 4, 2015 4:54 PM by Dinomcworld

im only interested in God Eater because Ufotable did a great job animating the short episode of it

May 4, 2015 4:08 PM by isekai

God Eater and Himouto look very interesting. I may check out Sore ga Seiyuu and Million Doll, maybe.. Didn't like Noragami but cool for the fans I guess.

May 4, 2015 8:28 AM by Alluka-Chama

hanakana and ai kayano in joukamichi! more reasons to watch!

May 4, 2015 7:50 AM by trebmeg

i cant wait for Noragami 2nd :3

May 4, 2015 7:01 AM by Bassam_

Snow said:
[*]Noragami 2nd Season: PV2

even though this PV is only showing manga panels, i'm still so hyped!! i can't believe we're getting bishamon arc animated, ahhh~

May 4, 2015 4:22 AM by silverwalls

Snow said:
Hero Company
Ginga Amano: Miyu Irino

Miyu-Miyu = must see for me.

May 4, 2015 4:06 AM by tsubasalover

Snow said:
Hero Company
Cast and staff members were announced.

Cast
Cacao Valentine: Tomokazu Seki
Daichi Hadou: Tomokazu Sugita

Tomokazu x2 now this is what I like to see.

May 4, 2015 12:25 AM by stand

Snow said:
Alisa Illinichina Amiella: Maaya Sakamoto
Instant best girl'd
Cacao Valentine: Tomokazu Seki
Daichi Hadou: Tomokazu Sugita
Syun Busou: Daisuke Namikawa
Looks like Sugita has started getting more MC roles again... I'm so glad
Akane Sakurada: Kana Hanazawa
Aoi Sakurada: Ai Kayano
Shuu Sakurada: Ryohei Kimura
Im in
Ryou Shizukuishi: Toshiyuki Toyonaga
Mikado in a gay sausage anime? Seems like fun ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
Durarara!!x2 Shou: Watashi no Kokoro wa Nabe Moyou: CM
So cute it gives me cavities

May 4, 2015 12:18 AM by Comic_Sans

ouhh iseee

May 4, 2015 12:16 AM by KuroRURU

Glad to see an update on God Eater.

May 3, 2015 11:37 PM by Nashetania

> God Eater

May 3, 2015 10:41 PM by Plutia

Can't wait for God Eater to air! ^.^

May 3, 2015 7:51 PM by Reverie

AllenVonStein said:
Million Doll Dat cover gave me cancer
so edgy i had to look at the cover to avoid cutting myself

May 3, 2015 4:17 PM by Paulo27

Million Doll Dat cover gave me cancer

May 3, 2015 4:14 PM by AllenVonStein

Definitely looking forward to God Eater :D

May 3, 2015 4:12 PM by G_Spark233