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Q2 2019 Anime & Manga Licenses [Update 6/13]

by Snow
Apr 2, 2019 10:30 AM | 21 Comments
In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of anime and manga licensed in the first quarter (April-June) of 2019. Spring 2019 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 Spring 2019 can be found here. Digital releases are noted with an asterisk (*).

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

Anime Limited (United Kingdom)

Anime Midstream (United States)

Aniplex USA (United States)

Discotek Media (North America)

GKIDS (North America)

Maiden Japan (North America)

MVM Entertainment (United Kingdom)

Sentai Filmworks (North America)

Manga Licenses

Cross Infinite World

Kodansha Comics (North America)

J-Novel Club

Seven Seas (North America)

VIZ Media (North America)

Yen Press (North America)


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Yen Press Licenses

Eden Ui Wang (King of Eden) print edition omnibus
Fukukaichou Ganbaru (Shadow Student Council Vice President Gives Her All)
Magia Record: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Gaiden (entry is pending approval)

Source: here

Jun 10, 2019 8:25 AM by -renn-

I'll include DanMachi S2 in the Q3 license thread, thanks!

Jun 7, 2019 4:14 PM by Snow

GKIDS licensed these movies :

Genius Party (and the sequel Genius Party Beyond)
Hana to Alice Satsujin Jiken
Kappa no Coo to Natsuyasumi

May 30, 2019 9:06 PM by DatRandomDude

Discotek Media licensed Kemono Friends (only the first season)

(Also side-note, its getting a dub.)

Update - Discotek also licensed :

Ayakashi ~ Japanese Classic Horror
Bakuretsu Hunter (TV + OVAs)
Lupin III: The Last Job
Hachimitsu to Clover (both season)

May 25, 2019 4:15 PM by DatRandomDude

Thanks, added the titles to the main post.

May 24, 2019 6:28 AM by Snow

This is interesting, I didn't think animes needed a license

May 9, 2019 1:40 PM by SofiaPallertown

MVM licensed these anime for the UK :

Eromanga Sensei
Rakudai kishi no Cavalry

May 9, 2019 9:07 AM by DatRandomDude

Yen Press licensed 4 manga and 2 LN

Manga :
- Éclair bleue Anata ni Hibiku Yuri Anthology, Éclair blanche Anata ni Hibiku Yuri Anthology, Éclair rouge Anata ni Hibiku Yuri Anthology
- Bungo Stray Dogs Gaiden: Ayatsuji Yukito VS. Kyogoku Natsuhiko
- Seishun Buta Yarō wa Bunny Girl-senpai no Yume wo Minai
- Ryuu no Kawaii Nanatsu no Ko

Light Novels :
- Omae no Gohōshi wa Sono Teido ka?
- Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!

May 4, 2019 7:52 PM by DatRandomDude

May 1, 2019 7:45 PM by DatRandomDude

Yen press licensed Sekiro Gaiden: Shinazu Hanbei

Oh yeah, also i think i (and seems like even ANN) missed that one last time but looks like Maiden Japan also licensed Kanamemo (under the Kono bijutsu news)

Apr 26, 2019 9:00 PM by DatRandomDude

Apr 26, 2019 7:26 AM by -renn-

Apr 23, 2019 1:36 PM by DatRandomDude

Apr 19, 2019 9:00 PM by DatRandomDude

Seven Seas Licensing Event

Scarlet (manga is pending approval)
Boku no Heya ga Dungeon no Kyuukeijo ni Natteshimatta Ken (My Room is a Dungeon Rest Stop)
Dirty Pair no Daibouken (Dirty Pair)

Saki-chan wa Konya mo Peko Peko (Saki the Succubus Hungers Tonight)
Desuraba (Destiny Lovers)
Shuumatsu no Harem: Fantasia (World's End Harem: Fantasia)

Cosmo Familia
Kagami no Kuni no Iris -SCP Foundation- (SCP Foundation: Iris of the Mirror World) (not in db)
Unicorn Otousan (My Father is a Unicorn) (not in db)
Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru?

Source: here, here, here, here, and here


J-Novel Club Sakuracon Licenses

Saihate no Paladin (The Faraway Paladin)
Nozomanu Fushi no Boukensha (The Unwanted Undead Adventurer)
Sweet Reincarnation
Marginal Operation

Source: here

Wortenia Senki (Record of Wortenia War)
Seikai no Monshou (Crest of the Stars)
Seikai no Senki (Banner of the Stars)
Tonikaku Imouto ga Hoshii Saikyou no Kyuuketsuki wa Mujikaku Gohoushichuu (Seriously Seeking Sister! Ultimate Vampire Princess Just Wants Little Sister - Plenty of Service Will Be Provided!) (not in db)
Soine Dreamer (Side-By-Side Dreamers) (not in db)
Around 40 Eigyou-man, Isekai ni Tatsu!: Megami Power de Jinsei Nidome no Nariagari (Middle-Aged Businessman Makes a Name for Himself in Another World Thanks to Goddess Power!)

Source: here

Apr 16, 2019 12:35 PM by -renn-

Anime Limited licenses Kokkoku for the UK market.

Anime Midstream licenses the B'T X Neo OVA series.

Apr 12, 2019 7:16 PM by Snow

Maiden Japan licenses Battle Programmer Shirase for home video release and streaming.

Apr 9, 2019 9:48 AM by Snow

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