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Light Novel 'Nidome no Jinsei wo Isekai de' Receives TV Anime Adaptation

Light Novel 'Nidome no Jinsei wo Isekai de' Receives TV Anime Adaptation

An official website opened for a TV anime adaptation of Mine and Kabocha's Nidome no Jinsei wo Isekai de ([New Life+] Young Again in Another World) light novel series on Tuesday. The anime is scheduled to air in October 2018. Synopsis When death tapped Renya Kunugi on the shoulder, he smiled and went willingly. After enjoying a nice, long life of 94 years, he was looking forward to shutting his eyes for the last time. He was, therefore, understandably upset when he woke up again in an empty spac...
Light Novel 'Isekai Cheat Magician' Receives Anime Adaptation

Light Novel 'Isekai Cheat Magician' Receives Anime Adaptation

The official Twitter account of Shufunnotomo's Hero Bunko imprint announced an anime adaptation of Takeru Uchida and Nardack's Isekai Cheat Magician light novel series on Monday. Synopsis Consumed by a beam of light, high school students Tachi and Rin were transported into a world of sword and magic. The pair, who was ordinary until yesterday, became a superhuman-like existence with cheating magical power, surprising the people in the fantasy world. Bewildered by the sudden development, Taichi a...
TV Anime 'Overlord' Gets Third Season for Summer 2018

TV Anime 'Overlord' Gets Third Season for Summer 2018

The official website of TV anime Overlord II revealed that the series will be receiving a third season. Two new additional cast members have also been announced. The series is scheduled to premiere in Summer 2018 under the title Overlord III. Cast Gilkunif: Takahiro Sakurai (Osomatsu-san) Fulder: Takaya Hashi (Garo: Vanishing Line) The series is written by Kugane Maruyama with illustrations by so-bin. There are currently 12 volumes publishing with the 13th volume to be shipped on April 27. Yen P...
TV Anime 'Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi' Announced for 2019

TV Anime 'Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi' Announced for 2019

To commemorate its 25th anniversary in 2019, a website opened and revealed that light novel Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi (Sorcerous Stabber Orphen) will be receiving a new TV anime project. Synopsis A sorcerer who was once the top student of the famous Tower of Fang, now spends his time chasing around his hopeless clients as a moneylender, at least until his client comes up with a plan to make money: marriage fraud. Unwillingly being dragged in to the plan, Orphen encounters a monster who has l...
Light Novel Series 'Boogiepop' Gets New TV Anime Adaptation

Light Novel Series 'Boogiepop' Gets New TV Anime Adaptation

A TV anime adaptation of the Boogiepop light novel series was announced on Saturday at the Dengeki Bunko 25th Anniversary stage event during Dengeki Game Festival. The anime adaptation, titled Boogiepop wa Warawanai, is scheduled to air in 2018. The Boogiepop series, which has 21 volumes in print, is written by Kouhei Kadono and illustrated by Kouji Ogata. The 22nd volume of the series will go on sale on April 10. The series was previously adapted into a 12-episode TV anime produced in 2000 by s...
Light Novel Series 'Seishun Buta Yarou' Gets TV Anime Adaptation for Fall 2018

Light Novel Series 'Seishun Buta Yarou' Gets TV Anime Adaptation for Fall 2018

At the Dengeki Bunko 25th Anniversary stage event held today during Dengeki Game Festival, it was announced that the Seishun Buta Yarou light novel series will get a TV anime adaptation. The anime is slated to premiere in October 2018. Written by Hajime Kamoshida with illustrations by Keiji Mizoguchi, the romantic comedy series has been published under the Dengeki Bunko imprint since April 2014. The series ranked seventh among new works in the 2015 Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! poll by publisher T...
'Strike the Blood' Receives Third OVA

'Strike the Blood' Receives Third OVA

At a Dengeki Game Festival stage event held today, it was announced that the Strike the Blood light novel series will get a third OVA release. It will cover until the end of Seisen-hen. More information will be announced at a later date. Strike the Blood is written by Gakuto Mikumo and illustrated by Manyako. It was serialized in the Dengeki Bunko magazine under ASCII Media Works with 18 volumes in print. The novel continues with an extra edition under the subtitle APPEND which began releasing...
Light Novel 'Hyakuren no Haou to Seiyaku no Valkyria' Gets TV Anime Adaptation

Light Novel 'Hyakuren no Haou to Seiyaku no Valkyria' Gets TV Anime Adaptation

An official site has opened and revealed that the light novel Hyakuren no Haou to Seiyaku no Valkyria will be receiving a TV anime adaptation. The staff of the series has also been revealed with the cast to be announced at Anime Japan 2018 on March 24. Staff Director: Kousuke Kobayashi Series Composition: Natsuko Takahashi (Renai Boukun) Character Design: Mariko Itou Chief Art Director: Mariko Itou, Miyako Yatsu Studio: EMT² Production: Yggdrasil Partners Synopsis Some urban legends are best lef...
Light Novel 'Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken' Gets TV Anime Adaptation for Fall 2018 [Update 3/8]

Light Novel 'Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken' Gets TV Anime Adaptation for Fall 2018 [Update 3/8]

The wraparound band of the light novel Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken's (That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime) twelfth volume to ship on Friday revealed that the series will be receiving a TV anime adaptation for Fall 2018. More information will be revealed at a later date. Synopsis "Rimuru Tempest" is the new name of a slime in a fantasy world taken by a former 37-year-old human Satou Mikami after he is killed by a passing robber. Broken free from ordinary, stale past life, his fresh adventu...
Light Novel 'Watashi, Nouryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne!' Gets Anime Adaptation

Light Novel 'Watashi, Nouryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne!' Gets Anime Adaptation

A tweet from the official Twitter account of Earth Star Novels has announced that the upcoming seventh volume of the light novel series Watashi, Nouryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne! will reveal that it will be receiving an anime adaptation. More information will be announced at a later date. Synopsis When the eldest daughter of the Ascham household, Adele, turned ten, she remembered everything from her past life when she was hit with a strong headache. She was Kurihara Misato in her previous...
'Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka' Gets Second Season, Movie Adaptation

'Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka' Gets Second Season, Movie Adaptation

The GA Bunko announcement stage held on Sunday has announced a movie and a second season for the Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) anime series. A key visual for the anime (pictured) and an announcement video for the movie were also revealed. Titled Orion no Ya (Arrow of the Orion), the movie will feature an original story written by the series' author Fujino Omori. More information regarding to second season will be anno...
Light Novel 'Goblin Slayer' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Goblin Slayer' Gets TV Anime

The GA Bunko announcement stage held on Sunday has announced that light novel Goblin Slayer will get a TV anime. The anime will be produced by studio White Fox. The cast of the series will be the same as Drama CD. More information will be revealed via AnimeJapan 2018 stage. Synopsis A young priestess has formed her first adventuring party, but almost immediately they find themselves in distress. It's the Goblin Slayer who comes to their rescue—a man who's dedicated his life to the extermination...
Light Novel 'Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu' Gets TV Anime Adaptation

Light Novel 'Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu' Gets TV Anime Adaptation

An official website has opened and revealed that light novel Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu (How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord) is getting a TV anime adaptation. More information will be revealed at a later date. Synopsis In regards to the MMORPG Cross Reverie, Sakamoto Takuma boasted an overwhelming strength that was enough for him to be called the Demon King by the other players. One day, he gets summoned to another world with his appearance in the game. There, there are two peopl...
'Youjo Senki' Receives Sequel Anime Film

'Youjo Senki' Receives Sequel Anime Film

At the end of the rebroadcast of Youjo Senki's second episode on Tuesday, it was announced that the series will receive an anime film following the events of the TV series. More information about the new project will be announced at a later date. Produced by studio NUT, the anime was broadcast for 12 episodes in Winter 2017. Crunchyroll simulcast the anime as it aired in Japan, and Funimation simultaneously streamed the series with an English dub. Written by Carlo Zen with illustrations by Shino...
Anime Adaptation of 'Zoku Owarimonogatari' Announced

Anime Adaptation of 'Zoku Owarimonogatari' Announced

A booklet included in the Blu-ray volume of Ougi Dark arc from the second installment of Owarimonogatari anime series, which ships on Wednesday, has revealed that Zoku Owarimonogatari, the sixth and last volume of NisiOisiN's Monogatari Series: Final Season novel series, will receive an anime adaptation in 2018. The official website has revealed a preview and a key visual (pictured). Zoku Owarimonogatari contains the Koyomi Reverse arc, and was published by Kodansha in September 2014. The arc ta...
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...

Dec 8, 2017 10:03 AM by Vindstot 14 Comments

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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

Dec 3, 2017 5:08 AM by Stark700 43 Comments

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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 dr...