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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,...
Short TV Anime 'Musekinin Galaxy☆Tylor' Announced

Short TV Anime 'Musekinin Galaxy☆Tylor' Announced

An official website by Dream Creation has opened and announced a short TV anime series based on Hitoshi Yoshioka's light novel series Uchu Ichi no Musekinin Otoko Series (The Most Irresponsible Man in Space) titled Musekinin Galaxy☆Tylor (Irresponsible Galaxy☆Tylor). The anime will air on Tuesdays at 9:55 p.m. for duration of 5 minutes per episode starting July 11 via AT-X, followed by TV Saitama, tvk, KBS Kyoto, and Sun TV. It will also be available online on platforms such as Nico Live and Ban...
Light Novel 'Imouto sae Ireba Ii.' Gets TV Anime Adaptation for Fall 2017

Light Novel 'Imouto sae Ireba Ii.' Gets TV Anime Adaptation for Fall 2017

An official website for light novel Imouto sae Ireba Ii. has launched and announced that the work will receive TV anime adaptation for Fall 2017. The seventh compiled volume, which will be released on May 18, will also include a second drama CD. Miyako Shirakawa, who was previously voiced by Risa Taneda (Strike the Blood) in the first drama CD, will be replaced by Ai Kakuma (Clockwork Planet) because of Taneda's Hiatus. Synopsis This is the story about the daily life of a young siscon novelist,...
Light Novel 'Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e' Receives TV Anime

Light Novel 'Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e' Receives TV Anime

The official Twitter account of Kadokawa's MF Bunko J editorial department announced on Monday that Shougo Kinugasa and Shunsaku Tomose's Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e light novel will receive a TV anime adaptation. The series is scheduled to premiere in Summer 2017. Synopsis Koudo Ikusei Senior High School, a leading prestigious school with state-of-the-art facilities where nearly 100% of students go on to university or find employment. The students there have the freedom to w...
Light novel 'Hatena☆Illusion' Receives Anime Adaptation

Light novel 'Hatena☆Illusion' Receives Anime Adaptation

A display at the Chinese streaming service bilibili's booth at AnimeJapan 2017 has revealed that late author Tomohiro Matsu and illustrator Kentarou Yabuki's Hatena☆Illusion light novel will receive an anime adaptation. Synopsis Ever since watching a magic show held by him and his wife Maeve, Makoto Shiranui has always admired Mamoru Hoshisato—a world-class magician, as well as friend of his parents—and came to Tokyo to become his apprentice. Kana, nicknamed Hatena, is the couple's daughter and...
Light novel 'Youkai Apartment no Yuuga na Nichijou' Gets TV Anime Adaptation for Summer 2017

Light novel 'Youkai Apartment no Yuuga na Nichijou' Gets TV Anime Adaptation for Summer 2017

It will be revealed in the May edition of this year's Kodansha's Monthly Shounen Sirius magazine that light novel Youkai Apartment no Yuuga na Nichijou (Refined Daily at the Supernatural Entity Apartment) will be receiving a TV anime adaptation in Summer 2017. More information will be revealed on the next issue. Synopsis Inaba Yuushi's parents died in his first year of middle school, and he moved in with his relatives. Though they did care for him, he could tell he was a burden. After he graduat...
Light Novel 'Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni.' Receives TV Anime for Summer 2017

Light Novel 'Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni.' Receives TV Anime for Summer 2017

An official website has opened for a TV anime adaptation of Patra Fuyubaru and Eiji Usatsuka's Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni. light novel. The series is scheduled to premiere in Summer 2017. Synopsis Touya Mochizuki was accidentally killed, and as an apology, God allows him to be reborn in a fantasy world and will grant him any one wish he desires. And so, Touya chooses to keep his smartphone in the next world. In his second chance at life, he befriends many important figures and comes across...
Light Novel 'Kino no Tabi' Gets New TV Anime

Light Novel 'Kino no Tabi' Gets New TV Anime

At the Dengeki Festivals 2017 event (Game no Dengeki Kanshasai 2017, Dengeki Bunko Spring Festival 2017, Dengeki Comics 2017), it was announced that Keiichi Sigsawa and Kohaku Kuroboshi's Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World light novel will receive a new TV anime adaptation. Cast Kino: Aoi Yuuki (Gosick) Hermes: Soma Saito (Rokka no Yuusha) Kino no Tabi was originally serialized in MediaWorks' Dengeki HP in March 2000 before the magazine was discontinued in October 2007. ASCII Media Works began pu...
Light Novel 'Juuni Taisen' Gets TV Anime Adaptation for 2017

Light Novel 'Juuni Taisen' Gets TV Anime Adaptation for 2017

An official website has opened and announced that a novel by writer Isin Nisio and illustrator Hikaru Nakamura titled Juuni Taisen will get a TV anime adaptation for 2017. Nobuhiko Okamoto (3-gatsu no Lion) will voice Usagi and Graphinica will produce the TV anime. Juuni Taisen is prequel to one of the short from one-shot series Oogiri by Isin Nisio that was serialized in Weekly Young Jump titled Doushitemo Kanaetai Tatta Hitotsu no Negai to Wari to Sou demo Nai 99 no Negai. Shueisha published...