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Third Season of 'Honzuki no Gekokujou' TV Anime Announced

Third Season of 'Honzuki no Gekokujou' TV Anime Announced

A Niconico special livestream for the Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen (Ascendance of a Bookworm) television anime announced a third season on Sunday. Synopsis Urano Motosu loves books and has an endless desire to read literature, no matter the subject. She almost fulfills her dream of becoming a librarian before her life is ended in an accident. As she draws her last breath, she wishes to be able to read more books in her next life. As if fate was list...
Light Novel 'Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei' Ends 12-Year Publication

Light Novel 'Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei' Ends 12-Year Publication

Tsutomu Satou's Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (The Irregular at Magic High School) light novel will end its 12-year publication with the 32nd volume, according to a post by the series' official Twitter account on Wednesday. The final volume—Sacrifice-hen/Sotsugyou-hen (Sacrifice Arc/Graduation Arc)—is scheduled for a September 10 release. Synopsis In the dawn of the 21st century, magic, long thought to be folklore and fairy tales, has become a systematized technology and is taught as a technical s...
Second Season of 'Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta...' Announced for 2021

Second Season of 'Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta...' Announced for 2021

The 12th and final episode of Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta... (My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!) ended with a second season announcement on Sunday, scheduled for a 2021 premiere. The official website revealed a commemorative visual (pictured above) and a 30-second commercial. Synopsis Most people would prefer being the protagonist of a world full of adventure, be it in a game or in another world. But, unfortunately, a certain...
Light Novel 'Kenja no Deshi wo Nanoru Kenja' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Kenja no Deshi wo Nanoru Kenja' Gets TV Anime

Publishing company Micro Magazine announced a television anime adaptation of Hirotsugu Ryuusen's fantasy light novel series Kenja no Deshi wo Nanoru Kenja (She professed herself the pupil of the wise man.) on Wednesday. Synopsis Sakimori Kagami plays a VRMMORPG called Arch Earth Online. He is a veteran player with the name and appearance similar to an elderly bearded wizard from a certain book about a ring. One day he purchases an appearance change item as a last resort to spend expiring curren...
Light Novel 'Hataraku Maou-sama!' Ends

Light Novel 'Hataraku Maou-sama!' Ends

The editorial department of the Dengeki Bunko imprint announced on Friday that Satoshi Wagahara's Hataraku Maou-sama! (The Devil Is a Part-Timer!) light novel will end with the 21st volume on August 7. The volume was originally planned for a July 10 release, but has now been rescheduled in light of the new coronavirus situation. Synopsis In the world of Ente Isla, the Demon Lord Satan has attempted to conquer humanity using an enormous army of demons. But when he almost succeeds, mankind's champ...
Light Novel 'Ore dake Haireru Kakushi Dungeon: Kossori Kitaete Sekai Saikyou' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Ore dake Haireru Kakushi Dungeon: Kossori Kitaete Sekai Saikyou' Gets TV Anime

DMM Pictures announced a television anime adaptation of Meguru Seto's Ore dake Haireru Kakushi Dungeon: Kossori Kitaete Sekai Saikyou (The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter) light novel on Friday. The company also opened an official website, revealing a teaser visual (pictured) and the main production staff. Synopsis Noir is the son of a minor noble with very little to his name other than a job offer—which is canceled before he can even start his first day. He does possess one rare trait, though:...
Light Novel 'Genjitsu Shugi Yuusha no Oukoku Saikenki' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Genjitsu Shugi Yuusha no Oukoku Saikenki' Gets TV Anime

Publishing company Overlap announced a television anime adaptation of Dozeumaru's Genjitsu Shugi Yuusha no Oukoku Saikenki (How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom) light novel on Friday. Synopsis O, Hero! When Kazuya Souma is unexpectedly transported to another world, he knows the people expect a hero. But Souma's idea of heroism is more practical than most—he wants to rebuild the flagging economy of the new land he's found himself in! Betrothed to the princess and abruptly planted on the throne...
Second Season of 'Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu' Announced for 2021

Second Season of 'Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu' Announced for 2021

The official website of the Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu (How Not to Summon a Demon Lord) anime series announced a second season on Thursday. The new season will air under the title Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu Ω in 2021. Synopsis When it comes to the fantasy MMORPG Cross Reverie, none can match the power of the Demon King Diablo. Possessing the game's rarest artifacts and an unrivaled player level, he overpowers all foolish enough to confront him. But despit...
Second Season of 'Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi' Announced

Second Season of 'Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi' Announced

The official website of Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi (Sorcerous Stabber Orphen), the new television anime adaptation of Yoshinobu Akita's adventure fantasy light novel series, announced a second season on Wednesday. A 15-second commercial for the new season was also posted by anime production enterprise Genco. Synopsis In a world of magic and monsters, Krylancelo Finrandi and his foster sister Azalea Cait-Sith were once promising students of sorcery, prodigies at the famous Tower of Fangs. But...
Light Novel 'Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!' Ends

Light Novel 'Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!' Ends

The official Twitter account of novelist Natsume Akatsuki announced on Wednesday that his Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (Konosuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!) light novel will end with the 17th volume on May 1. Synopsis After dying a laughable and pathetic death on his way back from buying a game, high school student and recluse Kazuma Satou finds himself sitting before a beautiful but obnoxious goddess named Aqua. She provides the NEET with two options: continue on to heav...
Second Season of 'Itai no wa Iya nano de Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu.' Announced

Second Season of 'Itai no wa Iya nano de Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu.' Announced

A second season for the Itai no wa Iya nano de Bougyoryoku ni Kyokufuri Shitai to Omoimasu. (BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense.) television anime was announced at the end of its 12th and final episode on Thursday. Synopsis After an enthusiastic invitation from her friend, Kaede Honjou reluctantly agrees to try New World Online: a very popular VRMMO played by thousands of people across Japan. Naming her in-game character Maple, she sets out on her journey. As a complete...
Fourth 'Date A Live' Anime Season Announced

Fourth 'Date A Live' Anime Season Announced

Kadokawa opened an official website for a fourth anime season for Koushi Tachibana's Date A Live light novel series on Sunday. The new season will air under the title Date A Live IV. Synopsis Thirty years ago, the Eurasian continent was devastated by a supermassive "spatial quake"—a phenomenon involving space vibrations of unknown origin—resulting in the deaths of over 150 million people. Since then, these quakes have been plaguing the world intermittently, albeit on a lighter scale. Shidou Its...
Light Novel 'Sentouin, Hakenshimasu!' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Sentouin, Hakenshimasu!' Gets TV Anime

A livestream event celebrating the first year anniversary of Kadokawa's light novel recommendation website Kimirano announced a television anime adaptation of Natsume Akatsuki's Sentouin, Hakenshimasu! (Combatants Will Be Dispatched!) light novel on Sunday. Synopsis Always bring a gun to a sword fight! With world domination nearly in their grasp, the Supreme Leaders of the Kisaragi Corporation—an underground criminal group turned evil megacorp—have decided to try their hands at interstellar conq...
Light Novel Series '86' Gets TV Anime Adaptation [Update 3/22]

Light Novel Series '86' Gets TV Anime Adaptation [Update 3/22]

A television anime adaptation of Asato Asato's sci-fi action light novel series 86 (Eighty Six) was announced during a livestream event commemorating the first year anniversary of Kadokawa's light novel recommendation website Kimirano on Sunday. Synopsis The Republic of San Magnolia. For a long time, this country has been besieged by its neighbor, the Giadian Empire, which created a series of unmanned drones called the Legion. After years of painstaking research, the Republic finally developed...
Anime Project of 'Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko' Light Novel in Progress

Anime Project of 'Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko' Light Novel in Progress

Publishing company Hobby Japan announced an anime adaptation of Roy's Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko (The Man Picked up by the Gods) light novel on Thursday. Synopsis Ryouma Takebayashi dies in his sleep at the age of 39 after leading a life of misfortune. Taking pity on him, three deities offer him the chance to reincarnate in a world of magic where he has only one mission: to be himself and enjoy life. They bestow upon Ryouma powerful physical abilities as well as the affinity to master all el...
'Log Horizon' Gets Third Anime Season in Fall 2020

'Log Horizon' Gets Third Anime Season in Fall 2020

A third anime season for Mamare Touno's Log Horizon light novel series was announced by NHK on Wednesday, scheduled to air in October 2020. The third season—subtitled Entaku Houkai (Collapse of the Round Table)—will reunite the production staff and cast members from the past two seasons at Studio Deen. Synopsis In the blink of an eye, thirty thousand bewildered Japanese gamers are whisked from their everyday lives into the world of the popular MMORPG, Elder Tale, after the game's latest update—u...
Light Novel 'Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear' Gets TV Anime

The wraparound band on the 14th volume of Kumano's Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear (The Bears Bear a Bare Kuma) light novel announced a television anime adaptation for the series on Tuesday. An official website for the anime series also opened, revealing a special illustration by 029 (pictured). Synopsis Fifteen-year-old Yuna prefers staying home and obsessively playing her favorite VRMMO to doing anything else, including going to school. When a strange new update gives her a one-of-a-kind bear outfit that...
Light Novel 'Cheat Kusushi no Slow Life: Isekai ni Tsukurou Drugstore' Gets Anime

Light Novel 'Cheat Kusushi no Slow Life: Isekai ni Tsukurou Drugstore' Gets Anime

Publishing company Hifumi Shobo announced an anime adaptation of Kennoji's Cheat Kusushi no Slow Life: Isekai ni Tsukurou Drugstore (Cheat Pharmacist's Slow Life: Making a Drugstore in Another World) light novel at Comiket 97 on Saturday. Synopsis One day, a corporate slave Reiji, suddenly got transported to another world. He made the best of his skills to make better potions, which earned him lots of money, and with that money, made a drugstore! An Elf who has trouble aiming with his bow? Give...

Dec 28, 2019 9:09 AM by Vindstot 7 Comments

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Anime Project of 'Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou.' Light Novel in Progress

Anime Project of 'Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou.' Light Novel in Progress

Publishing company Kadokawa announced an anime adaptation of Shimesaba's Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou. (I Shaved. Then I Brought a High School Girl Home.) light novel on Thursday. Synopsis Office worker Yoshida has been crushing on his coworker, Airi Gotou, for five years. Despite finally scoring a date with her, his confession is promptly rejected. Drunk and disappointed, he stumbles home, only to find a high school girl sitting on the side of the road. The girl, needing a place...

Dec 26, 2019 5:23 AM by Vindstot 41 Comments

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'Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo' Gets OVA

'Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo' Gets OVA

The official website of the Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo (OreSuki: Are you the only one who loves me?) anime series announced an original video animation on Thursday. The episode, subtitled Oretachi no Game Set, will debut at a pre-screening event in early Summer 2020. The original video anime episode will serve as the final chapter to the television series, focusing on the rivalry between the "background character" Amatsuyu Kisaragi (Jouro) and Yasuo Hazuki (Hose), "the protagonist." A...

Dec 25, 2019 3:43 PM by Vindstot 9 Comments

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