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Light Novel 'Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de' to End

Light Novel 'Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de' to End

Kota Nozomi, the author of Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de (When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace) light novel, has announced on his Twitter account on Thursday that the series will end in its 13th volume, which is scheduled to be published on January 13. Nozomi is penning a new series with illustrations by Yuunagi titled Isekai Tennis Musou: Tennis Player Toka Iu Nazo no Otoko ga Chotto Tsuyosugirun Desu Kedo!, with its first volume planned to be released on the same day. Inou-Bat...
Light Novel 'Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!' to Conclude

Light Novel 'Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!' to Conclude

The official website of Kyoto Animation's KA Esuma Bunko imprint has revealed that light novel Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! is heading towards its conclusion. The fourth volume is scheduled to ship on December 22. Written by Torako and illustrated by Nozomi Ousaka, the series has been publishing since May 2011. The light novel received its first anime adaptation in October 2012 after gaining an honorable mention in the first Kyoto Animation Awards. A TV sequel aired in Winter 2014. The franchi...
'Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata' TV Series Gets Anime Film

'Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata' TV Series Gets Anime Film

The Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata Fes♭ ~glistening momen~ event held on Sunday announced that the series will receive an anime movie. More details will be announced at a later time. The franchise had previously been adapted into two anime series. The first season ran for total of 12 episodes from January to March 2015. A second season ran for 11 episodes from April to June 2017. Official site: http://www.saenai.tv/tokuho/ Source: Moca News Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata Movie on MAL
Light Novel 'Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou' Gets TV Anime

A net live broadcast for light novel Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou was streamed via Niconico Live, Flesh!, and Twitter account on Saturday and announced that the series will get TV anime adaptation to broadcast via Tokyo MX, AT-X and more in Spring 2018. Synopsis Seventeen-year-old Hajime Nagumo is your average, everyday otaku. However, his simple life of pulling all-nighters and sleeping in school is suddenly turned upside down when he, along with the rest of his class, is summoned to a...
Light Novel 'Campione!' to End

Light Novel 'Campione!' to End

The official website of Shueisha's Dash X Bunko imprint has revealed that the 21st volume (shown) of Jou Taketsuki's Campione! light novel series is to be its final volume, which is scheduled to ship on November 22. Taketsuki will also pen a new story for the franchise with illustrations by BUNBUN (Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru, Sakura Quest) titled Shiniki no Campiones on December 22. Campione! began its serialization in September 2008 and has currently released 20 volumes. A manga adaptation d...
Light Novel 'Ulysses: Jehanne Darc to Renkin no Kishi' Receives Anime Adaptation

Light Novel 'Ulysses: Jehanne Darc to Renkin no Kishi' Receives Anime Adaptation

The wraparound band on the short story collection "Ulysses 0: Jehanne Darc to Hime Kishi Danchou Kuroshi" volume of light novel Ulysses: Jehanne Darc to Renkin no Kishi has revealed that an anime adaptation of the series is in progress. Synopsis The story is set in the 15th century, during the Hundred Years' War between France and England over the succession to the French throne. Montmorency, the son of a noble, immerses himself in the studies of magic and alchemy at a royal knight training scho...
NHK Announces Three New TV Anime Series to Air in 2018

NHK Announces Three New TV Anime Series to Air in 2018

The official site for NHK has revealed three new TV anime series to air in 2018. Piano no Mori (Piano Forest) is getting a TV anime adaptation to air on NHK in Spring 2018. More info about the upcoming series will be revealed at a later date. Synopsis A tranquil tale about two boys from very different upbringings. On one hand you have Kai, born as the son of a prostitute, who's been playing the abandoned piano in the forest near his home ever since he was young. And on the other you have Syuhei...
Fantasia Bunko Dai Kanshasai 2017 Announces Two Anime Series

Fantasia Bunko Dai Kanshasai 2017 Announces Two Anime Series

At the Fantasia Bunko Dai Kanshasai 2017 event on Saturday, it was announced that the Date A Live franchise will receive a new anime series. An anime adaptation of the Ore ga Suki nano wa Imouto dakedo Imouto ja Nai light novel has also been announced. More information will be announced later. Date A Live is a light novel series by Koushi Tachibana with illustration by Tsunako that has been published since March 2011. The series currently has 17 volumes in print, with latest released on August...
Novel 'Beatless' Receives Anime Adaptation

Novel 'Beatless' Receives Anime Adaptation

An official website has opened for an anime adaptation of author Satoshi Hase and illustrator redjuice's Beatless sci-fi fantasy novel. The anime is slated for Winter 2018. The anime announcement was also revealed at the Machi★Asobi Kadokawa New Work Announcement Stage on Saturday. Staff Director: Seiji Mizushima (Fullmetal Alchemist) Series Composition: Tatsuya Takahashi (The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls), Gou Zappa (Kitakubu Katsudou Kiroku) Character Design: Hiroko Yaguchi (Aikatsu!) Studio: D...
Third Season of 'Toaru Majutsu no Index' Announced for 2018

Third Season of 'Toaru Majutsu no Index' Announced for 2018

At the Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival 2017, it was announced that Kazuma Kamachi and Kiyotaka Haimura's Toaru Majutsu no Index (A Certain Magical Index) light novel series will receive a third anime season in 2018. The new anime series will debut as a part of the 2018-nen To Aru Project (A Certain Project 2018). The action fantasy light novel series was published under the Dengeki Bunko imprint between 2004 and 2010 for a total of 24 volumes. A sequel novel series titled Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu n...
Dengeki Announces New 'Sword Art Online' Anime Adaptations

Dengeki Announces New 'Sword Art Online' Anime Adaptations

The Sword Art Online stage event at the Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival 2017 has announced on Sunday that the franchise will receive a third anime series, which will adapt the Alicization arc from the light novel. In addition, an official spin-off novel to the main series Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online will also receive a TV anime adaptation. New cast members for each anime adaptation have also been announced. Story (Alicization Arc) Kirito awakens in a vast, fantastical forest fil...
Light Novel 'Kenja no Mago' Gets Anime Adaptation

Light Novel 'Kenja no Mago' Gets Anime Adaptation

The seventh volume of Tsuyoshi Yoshioka and Seiji Kikuchi's Kenja no Mago (Magi's Grandson) light novel series, which will be released on September 30, has revealed that an anime adaptation of the series is in the works. An official website for the anime was also launched by Kadokawa. Synopsis A young man who had surely died in an accident, was reborn in another world as a baby! After that, he was picked up by the patriot hero "Sage" Merlin Wolford and was given the name Shin. He was raised as a...
Light Novel 'Shichisei no Subaru' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Shichisei no Subaru' Gets TV Anime

The special webpage for light novel Shichisei no Subaru (Seven Senses of the Re'Union) revealed that the series will be receiving a TV anime adaptation. Synopsis In the popular MMORPG world 'Union' there existed a legendary party named Subaru. This party, made up of a group of childhood friends and elementary schoolers, exceeded the limits of the game with their various senses. However, due to an incident which resulted in a death, 'Union' ended its service and the group of childhood friends we...
Light Novel 'Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.' Begins Final Chapter in September

Light Novel 'Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.' Begins Final Chapter in September

Publishing label Gagaga Bunko announced on Friday that it will release the 12th light novel volume of romance comedy series Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. on September 20, 2017. The previous volume in the series (pictured) was released more than two years ago. Synopsis That answer should be put into words. Even if you know that you will regret that choice. Yukino, Yui, and Hachiman make a commitment to confirm each other's feelings and take a new step forward. What are the a...

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Novel 'Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai' Receives Anime Film Adaptation

Novel 'Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai' Receives Anime Film Adaptation

An official website has opened for an anime film adaptation for Yoru Sumino's Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai (I Want to Eat Your Pancreas) novel on Monday. The film is set to premiere in 2018. Synopsis One day, I—a high schooler—found a paperback in the hospital. The "Disease Coexistence Journal" was its title. It was a diary that my classmate, Sakura Yamauchi, had written in secret. Inside, it was written that due to her pancreatic disease, her days were numbered. And thus, I coincidentally went fr...
Light Novel 'Märchen Mädchen' Gets Anime Adaptation

Light Novel 'Märchen Mädchen' Gets Anime Adaptation

The wraparound jacket on the second volume of Tomohiro Matsu's Märchen Mädchen light novels, which goes on sale on Tuesday, has announced an anime project based on the series. Shueisha began publishing Märchen Mädchen under its Dash X Bunko imprint in February. The magic fantasy series, whose story is based on original plans drafted by Matsu prior to his death in 2016, features character illustrations by Kantoku. Synopsis When the two girls meet, magic begins. Hazuki Kagimura loves stories, an o...
New Anime Project of 'Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!' Announced

New Anime Project of 'Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!' Announced

A new anime project based on Natsume Akatsuki's Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (KonoSuba) light novels was announced on Tuesday in a web radio broadcast on HiBiKi Radio Station. Seiyuu Jun Fukushima (Kazuma Satou) and Rie Takahashi (Megumin), who hosted the 28th and final episode of Kono Subarashii Radio ni Shukufuku wo!, read a message from Kadokawa producer Rie Ogura announcing the new anime project at the end of the episode. Ogura's message does not specify the format and content of...
Light Novel 'Ryuuou no Oshigoto!' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Ryuuou no Oshigoto!' Gets TV Anime

It has been announced via a Nico Live broadcast for the light novel Ryuuou no Oshigoto! that the series will get a TV anime adaptation. The anime's official website also opened with details regarding the adaptation. Synopsis: The story is about a teenage boy who happens to be a shogi master. One day, a nine-year-old girl turns up at his house, requesting to be taken as his disciple. From there, all kinds of wacky hijinks ensue. (Source: ANN, edited) Cast Yaichi Kuzuryuu: Yuuma Uchida (ReLIFE) Ai...
Novel 'Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens' Gets TV Anime Adaptation

Novel 'Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens' Gets TV Anime Adaptation

Media Works Bunko has opened a special page to announce that novel series Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens (Hakata Pig Bone Ramen) will get a TV anime adaptation. The anime adaptation has announced to celebrate 25th Anniversary of Dengeki. Synopsis In a city known as Fukuoka, crime exists in the underworld from a seemingly peaceful surface. In the Hakata ward of the city, there are various individuals with special talent that consists of professional killers, detectives, informants, and professional reve...
Light Novel 'Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari' Receives Anime Adaptation

Light Novel 'Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari' Receives Anime Adaptation

A flyer posted on Yoshimi Bookstore's official Twitter account has revealed that the light novel series Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari (The Rising of the Shield Hero) will receive an anime adaptation. A preview is set to premiere on July 1st at this year's Anime Expo in Los Angeles, California. Synopsis Naofumi Iwatani was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world's Heroes. Each of the heroes respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned,...