The official Twitter account of Tiger & Bunny
has announced that the franchise will be receiving a new anime series. Yoshitomo Yonetani
, director of the TV series
and both films, will not
be reprising his role. More information will be announced at a later date.
The franchise had previously received a TV series by studio Sunrise
that aired for 25 episodes between April and September 2011. In addition, a side story
film premiered in September 2012, followed by a sequel titled Tiger & Bunny 2: The Rising
in February 2014.
adaptation written and illustrated by Mizuki Sakakibara
was serialized in Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype Ace
magazine from September 2011 to December 2014. The manga has released nine compiled volumes. Additionally, a one-shot
, three-volume comic anthology
, and a seven-volume alternative comic
by Erika Yoshida
and Hiroshi Ueda
were also published. A video game, stage play and a live-action film were also released.
Viz Media has licensed both the anime and the manga for North American distribution and released the TV series and the side story throughout 2013, with the sequel movie in February 2015. The manga was released in English between April 2013 and November 2016.
Tiger & Bunny
had previously topped
NHK's Best 100 anime last year, and its main characters Kotetsu T. Kaburagi
and Barnaby Brooks Jr.
made the top 10 list of the broadcaster's favorite character ranking
to commemorate 100 years of Japanese anime history.
Official site: http://www.tigerandbunny.net/newproject/
Official Twitter: @TIGERandBUNNY
Source: Comic Natalie