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TV Anime 'Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu' Gets Movie Adaptation

TV Anime 'Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu' Gets Movie Adaptation

Upon its final episode broadcast on Sunday, it was announced that a movie adaptation of Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu TV anime is in production. More information will be announced at a later time. Produced by ufotable, Katsugeki/Touken Ranu adapts the online collectible card game Touken Ranbu by DMM.com that aired in Summer 2017. Doga Kobo's adaptation of the game, Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru aired in Fall 2016, and its upcoming second season is slated for Winter 2018. Announcement Note: The video is region...
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...
First Season of 'Full Metal Panic!' Receives Director's Cut Film Trilogy

First Season of 'Full Metal Panic!' Receives Director's Cut Film Trilogy

The illustrator of Shoji Gatoh's Full Metal Panic! light novel series, Douji Shiki, has revealed on Wednesday that the first season of its anime adaptation will receive a "director's cut" edition, which will span for three films. The announcement does not specify whether or not the films will contain new scenes. Full Metal Panic! was published in 12 volumes by Fujimi Shobo between 1998 and 2011. The first season, produced by Gonzo, aired in Winter 2002 for 24 episodes, followed by a 12-episode s...

Sep 19, 9:18 PM by Vindstot 5 Comments

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Web Manga 'Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda-san' Gets Anime Adaptation

Web Manga 'Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda-san' Gets Anime Adaptation

The official website of Kadokawa's Comic Gene magazine has announced that Honda's Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda-san web manga will get an anime adaptation. The third compiled volume includes a wraparound jacket that features the announcement (pictured), and will be released on September 27. The manga, which revolves around a bookstore worker who happens to be a skeleton, began its digital publication in August 2015 via Gene pixiv. The first compiled volume was released under Kadokawa's Media Factory l...
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...
Chinese Web Manhua 'Lixiang Jinqu' Gets TV Anime

Chinese Web Manhua 'Lixiang Jinqu' Gets TV Anime

Haoliners Animation League has opened an official website and announced that Zhannan Li's Lixiang Jinqu (Ideal Restricted Area) web manhua will get a TV anime adaptation. Under the title Evil or Live, the anime will air on Wednesdays at 1:41 a.m. via Tokyo MX starting October 11. Synopsis: In this modern society, a new kind of "illness" is striking young boys and girls. Loneliness, disbelief, and outrage push this generation to grow more and more attached to internet and technologies. The expert...
Original Anime 'Butlers: Chitose Momotose Monogatari' Announced

Original Anime 'Butlers: Chitose Momotose Monogatari' Announced

An official website opened by Silver Link. has announced an original TV anime titled Butlers: Chitose Momotose Monogatari (Butlers: A Millennium Century Story) on Friday. The website has revealed cast members for two of the eleven characters, a preview, and a key visual (pictured). The anime is slated for Winter 2018. Synopsis With a clear brain, captivating eyes, and a refreshing smile, Kouma Junguuji (Jay), a student council president, attracts girls. Multi-talented, kind and honest, Tsubasa H...
Shinichiro Watanabe Directs 'Blade Runner Black Out 2022' Anime Short

Shinichiro Watanabe Directs 'Blade Runner Black Out 2022' Anime Short

The official Japanese Twitter account of the Blade Runner film series has revealed through a preview on Friday that Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo) will direct an animated short titled Blade Runner Black Out 2022. The short will be streamed on September 26. Set in the year of 2022, the anime short will fill the gap of 30 years between the original Blade Runner film, which takes place in 2019, and its upcoming sequel Blade Runner 2049, which will premiere in Japanese theater...
Short ONA Series 'Robot Girls Z' Gets New Mini Episode

Short ONA Series 'Robot Girls Z' Gets New Mini Episode

The official website for the Robot Girls Z franchise has announced that there will be a new episode included in the complete Blu-ray box, which will be released on January 10, 2018. Three new characters who make up Team M will star in the new episode, titled "Fukkatsu no Chika Teikoku!? Robot Girls Z vs. Nazo no Sandai Shuyaku Robo!" The cast members for the new characters will be revealed at a later date. Staff Director: Poeyama (Ao Oni: The Animation key animation) Script: Kazuho Hyoudou (Robo...
OVA Episodes of 'Kujira no Kora wa Sajou ni Utau' Announced

OVA Episodes of 'Kujira no Kora wa Sajou ni Utau' Announced

The official website for the upcoming Kujira no Kora wa Sajou ni Utau TV anime has announced that the series will be distributed in two Blu-ray Box and DVD-Box to be released on January 26 and March 23 of next year, and that each box will bundle a new OVA drafted by original mangaka Abi Umeda. More information regarding the OVA will be announced later. The series will air on Sundays at 11:00 p.m. via Tokyo MX starting October 8, followed by KBS Tokyo, Sun TV, and BS11. Netflix will also stream t...
'Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu' Franchise Announces New OVA

'Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu' Franchise Announces New OVA

The Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu stage event at the MF Bunko J Summer School Festival 2017 on Sunday has announced that the series will receive a new OVA. More information regarding the new episode will be revealed at a later date. Written by Tappei Nagatsuki with illustrations by Shinichirou Ootsuka, the light novel inspired a 25-episode anime adaptation by studio White Fox in Spring 2016. The series placed second in the Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi 2017 rankings' best light novel categor...
TV Anime 'Natsume Yuujinchou Roku' Gets Special Episodes

TV Anime 'Natsume Yuujinchou Roku' Gets Special Episodes

A special page on Natsume Yuujinchou Roku's official website has announced that the series will receive two new unaired episodes. Titled Suzunaru no Kirikabu and Mugen no Kakera, the OVAs will be bundled with the fourth and fifth Blu-ray and DVD volume on September 27 and October 25, respectively. Drawn by Yuki Midorikawa, Natsume Yuujinchou began its publication via Hakusensha's LaLa DX magazine in 2003, and moved to LaLa magazine in 2008. The series currently has 22 compiled volumes in print,...
Manga 'Mahou Shoujo Site' Receives TV Anime Adaptation

Manga 'Mahou Shoujo Site' Receives TV Anime Adaptation

It will be revealed on the 7th volume of Kentarou Satou's Mahou Shoujo Site (Magical Girl Site) manga that the series will be receiving a TV anime adaptation in 2018. Synopsis Asagiri Aya is a young girl who has fallen victim to bullies at her school. Looking for a way to escape her troubles, she looks to the internet for distraction, when a mysterious website called "Magical Girl Site" appears. Simply viewing the page is all it takes to hurtle Aya headlong into the deadly world of the Magical G...
Web Manga 'Uchuu Senkan Tiramisù' Receives TV Anime Adaptation

Web Manga 'Uchuu Senkan Tiramisù' Receives TV Anime Adaptation

An official website has opened for an anime adaptation of Satoshi Miyagawa and Kei Itou's Uchuu Senkan Tiramisù (Space Battle Ship Tiramisù) on Thursday. Produced by studio Gonzo, the anime is scheduled to premiere in 2018. Synopsis The human race extended its life field and greed to the vast reaches of space... In Space Era 0156, a war breaks out amidst all of the colonies in space. Earth begins to construct a new space battleship called Tiramisu in secret. Just as the war begins, one genius p...
Otome Game 'LibraryCross∞' Gets TV Anime Adaptation

Otome Game 'LibraryCross∞' Gets TV Anime Adaptation

At the "10th Anniversary Otomate Party 2017" on Sunday, it was announced that a TV anime project for the upcoming game app by Otomate and Wright Flyer Studios titled LibraryCross∞ (Library Cross Infinite) is in progress. More information will be announced at a later time. LibraryCross∞ is a puzzle role-playing game targeted at the female audience that is currently accepting pre-registration and will be available via App Store and Google Play this year. The story centers on the heroine named Shi...

Sep 3, 9:09 AM by tsubasalover 48 Comments

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ONA Series 'Monster Strike 2' Gets Sequel

ONA Series 'Monster Strike 2' Gets Sequel

The official website of Monster Strike net anime has announced that its second season will receive a new part titled Kieyuku Uchuu-hen (Disappearing Space Arc), which will premiere on October 7. The anime series adapts the Monster Strike smartphone game, which debuted in Fall 2015. A prequel movie, Hajimari no Basho e, premiered in Japanese theaters in December 2016. The second season, Monsuto Anime Zenpen, started this Spring and has ended on Saturday. A prequel episode to the second season, Ka...

Sep 2, 3:36 AM by tsubasalover 2 Comments

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'Asagao to Kase-san.' Gets New Anime for 2018

'Asagao to Kase-san.' Gets New Anime for 2018

The official Asagao-to Kase-san. anime website has announced that the series will get a new anime project in 2018. More information such as the format of the work will be announced at a later time. Asagao to Kase-san is the first installment of Hiromi Takashima's Kase-san Series, which began its serialization in yuri manga anthology Hirari in 2010, before moving to Web Magazine Wings due to the former ceasing publication in 2014. The series currently has four compiled volumes in print, with the...
Second Season of 'Kaijuu Girls: Ultra Kaijuu Gijinka Keikaku' Announced

Second Season of 'Kaijuu Girls: Ultra Kaijuu Gijinka Keikaku' Announced

The official website of Kaijuu Girls: Ultra Kaijuu Gijinka Keikaku has revealed that the short anime series will receive a second season. The new season will both air on TV and stream via dAnime Store in January 2018. The main cast and staff members will reprise their roles from the first season, with the addition of new characters. Guts Seijin (Alien Guts) from the Ultra Seven TV series will join the series as the first new character. Furthermore, the first season will broadcast on Tokyo MX st...
Anime Adaptation of Web Manga 'Eiga Daisuki Pompo-san' Announced

Anime Adaptation of Web Manga 'Eiga Daisuki Pompo-san' Announced

An anime adaptation of Shogo Sugitani's Eiga Daisuki Pompo-san (Pompo: The Cinéphile) web manga has been announced on the wraparound band of its compiled volume, which went on sale on Saturday. Synopsis The series centers on Joelle Davidovich Pomponette (Pompo-san), a talented film producer at the movie capital "Nyallywood." Despite her prowess to see through to the potential of actors and staff and bring out their talent to the fullest, she has only been producing B-class action and erotic film...
Otome Game 'Tokimeki Restaurant ☆☆☆' Gets Anime Movie

Otome Game 'Tokimeki Restaurant ☆☆☆' Gets Anime Movie

In celebration of the 5th anniversary of its launch, it has been announced that otome game Tokimeki Restaurant ☆☆☆ will get an anime movie titled Gekijouban Tokimeki Restaurant ☆☆☆ MIRACLE6. The movie will premiere in 2018. Tokimeki Restaurant ☆☆☆ is a cellphone game aimed at the female audience that was released via Konami Digital Entertainment in March 2013, before the platform changed to Koei Tecmo Games in August 2014. The heroine works at a restaurant that has an agency nearby called Princ...