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Q4 2016 Anime & Manga Licenses [Update 12/23]

by Snow
Sep 30, 2016 2:11 AM | 44 Comments
In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of anime and manga licensed in the fourth quarter (Oct-Dec) of 2016. Fall anime which were licensed before the quarter began will also be carried over for convenience. Please note that the anime licenses are for home video release; simulcast acquisitions for Fall 2016 can be found here.

This post will be continuously updated as more licenses are announced. If you have a license that we are missing, please feel free to post it in this thread.

Anime Licenses

Aniplex USA (North America)


Discotek (North America)


FUNimation (North America)


Sentai Filmworks (North America)


Animatsu (United Kingdom)


Anime Limited (United Kingdom)


Manga Entertainment (United Kingdom)


MVM Entertainment

Manga and Novel Licenses

J-Novel Club


Kodansha Comics (North America)


Vertical Comics (North America)


Viz Media (North America)


Seven Seas (North America)


Yen Press (North America)


Sources:

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Thanks to everyone who contributed in this thread and throughout 2016!

Dec 30, 2016 11:01 AM by Snow

J-Novel Club has licensed:

Paying to Win in a VRMMO
How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom (doesn't meet MAL guidelines as it is the author's only work and the illustrator has only worked on one other title which is also that work's author's sole work to date)

https://forums.j-novel.club/topic/183/two-new-license-announcements

Dec 23, 2016 11:23 AM by kuuderes_shadow

Dec 3, 2016 1:33 AM by Atavistic

Atavistic said:
A lot of people are going to be very happy about this set of news:

Funimation add Nichijou, Scrapped Princess and The Betrayal Knows My Name

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2016-11-04/funimation-adds-nichijou-scrapped-princess-the-betrayal-knows-my-name-anime/.108479


Guess fans waited for years. Tho I already bought Nichijou DVD a few months ago, BD could be nice.
Now a few more years for Hyouka...

Rokka no Yuusha (UK) yay no more overpriced ponycanyon.

Nov 29, 2016 2:33 AM by gophercg

So surprised Yen Press licensed Mahoiku.

Not only the sales in japan are nothing amazing but it also seems quite outside of the kind of novel they usually license. ;O

Nov 23, 2016 5:41 PM by Zefyris

Nov 22, 2016 2:24 PM by Atavistic

J-Novel Club have licensed:
The Faraway Paladin
Mixed Bathing in Another Dimension

https://forums.j-novel.club/topic/101/announcements-mixed-bathing-and-the-faraway-paladin (also on the homepage but the forum is a permalink to the news whereas the homepage isn't)

Nov 17, 2016 7:37 AM by kuuderes_shadow

Nov 12, 2016 1:15 AM by Atavistic

A lot of people are going to be very happy about this set of news:

Funimation add Nichijou, Scrapped Princess and The Betrayal Knows My Name

http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2016-11-04/funimation-adds-nichijou-scrapped-princess-the-betrayal-knows-my-name-anime/.108479

Nov 5, 2016 1:22 AM by Atavistic

I know I'm looking forward to Harumatsu to Bokura but I'm delighted that Kimi no na wa. is included in that list.

Nov 1, 2016 12:16 AM by xiashenghan

Anime limited have licensed:
- Tenchi GXP (courtesy of Funimation Entertainment)
- Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu (courtesy of Crunchyroll)
- Silver Spoon
- Rokka: Brave of the Six Flowers (courtesy of Crunchyroll)
- Dagashi Kashi (courtesy of Funimation)


http://uk-anime.net/newsitem/Anime_Limited_MCM_London_Comic_Con_October_2016_license_round-up_-_Day_3.html

Oct 30, 2016 9:39 AM by kuuderes_shadow

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