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Q3 2019 Anime & Manga Licenses [Update 9/17]

by Snow
Jun 24, 2019 2:38 PM | 23 Comments
In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of anime and manga licensed in the third quarter (July-September) of 2019. Summer 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 Summer 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

Aniplex USA (United States)

Discotek (North America)

GKIDS (United States)

Maiden Japan (North America)

Nozomi Entertainment (North America)

Sentai Filmworks (North America)

Manga Licenses

Cross Infinite World
    [6/27] Jinrou Kakka to Douke no Shitateya (The Werewolf Count and the Trickster Tailor)*
    [7/19] Root Double: Before Crime*After Days - √After* [Light Novel]
    [7/19] Root Double: Before Crime*After Days - √Before* [Light Novel]

Denpa (North America)

J-Novel Club

Kodansha Comics (North America)

Seven Seas (North America)

Sol Press (North America)

SOZO Comics
    [7/13] Enchanted Racer*
    [7/13] Marin*
    [7/13] Ranryou Ou (Prince of Lan Ling)*
    [7/13] Zan*

Square Enix Manga & Books

SuBLime (North America)

Vertical Comics (North America)

VIZ Media (North America)

Yen Press (North America)


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SuBLime licensed these manga :

Secret XXX
Therapy Game
Liquor & Cigarettes
Caste Heaven

Aug 1, 2019 9:13 PM by DatRandomDude

Discotek licensed a lot of anime today:

Symphogear season 1
Fune wo Amu
Season 2 and 3 of Kyo Kara Maou!
NG Knight Ramune & 40
Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan

Jul 28, 2019 12:30 PM by DatRandomDude

Jul 19, 2019 4:08 PM by DatRandomDude

Thanks Ren-chan, couldn't find anything about it so I figured as much.

Denpa licenses Guyabano Holiday and Sanpakugan-chan wa Tsutaetai. for North American release.

Jul 7, 2019 10:49 PM by Snow

Snow said:
Thread updated. Mind if I double check with you regarding Vertical's acquisition of Asaki Yumemishi Genji Monogatari, @Ren-chan?

Sure thing @Snow

I misread what it was, they actually already announced it in February, and it was Kodansha instead of Vertical

Jul 7, 2019 5:35 PM by -renn-

Sol Press licensed :

- Ima made Ichidomo Onna Atsukai sareta koto ga nai Onna Kishi wo Onna Atsukai Suru
- The Ride-On King

Jul 7, 2019 4:16 PM by DatRandomDude

Thread updated. Mind if I double check with you regarding Vertical's acquisition of Asaki Yumemishi Genji Monogatari, @Ren-chan?

Jul 7, 2019 6:21 AM by Snow

Kodansha/Vertical panel


Saint Oniisan (Saint Young Men) print edition
Beyond the Clouds
Ginban Kishi (Knight of the Ice)
Sayonara Watashi no Cramer (Farewell, My Dear Cramer)
Kanojo, Okarishimasu (Rent-A-Girlfriend)
Living no Matsunaga-san (Living Room Matsunaga-san) print edition
Perfect World print edition
Sue and Tai-chan (Chi's Sweet Home author)
Ase to Sekken (Sweat and Soap)
Watashitachi wa Douka shiteiru (Something's Wrong With Us)
Yuzu the Pet Vet
Chobits and Clover are being added to their Classics line


Chi no Wadachi (A Trail of Blood)
Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou (Daily Lives of High School Boys)
Asaki Yumemishi Genji Monogatari (The Tale of Genji: Dreams at Dawn) I misread the slide from the panel, this actually was licensed in February
Seija Musou: Salaryman, Isekai de Ikinokoru Tame ni Ayumu Michi (The Great Cleric)
The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
Goodbye! Isekai Tensei (Goodbye! I'm Being Reincarnated!)
The Knight Cartoonist and her Orc Editor

Jul 6, 2019 3:20 PM by -renn-

Square Enix licensed 6 new manga for their new Manga & Books imprint.

Jul 5, 2019 7:11 PM by DatRandomDude

Sentai Filmworks licensed :

The Made in Abyss movie sequel
Food Wars season 3
Asagao to Kase-san.
Yankee Hamsters

Jul 5, 2019 12:11 PM by DatRandomDude

Yen Press acquires a bunch of titles.

Jul 4, 2019 2:33 PM by Snow

Viz Media licensed these:

Itsuwari no Freya
Pocket Monsters Special
Kirby: Art and Style Collection
The Art of Junji Ito: Twisted Visions
Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare
Ao no Flag
Transformers: The Manga

Jul 4, 2019 2:04 PM by DatRandomDude

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