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Fuji TV On Demand Original Anime 'Osiris no Tenbin' Announced

Fuji TV On Demand Original Anime 'Osiris no Tenbin' Announced

It was announced that the Fuji TV On Demand service will be renewed, and the first of new content will feature a new original anime, Osiris no Tenbin. The anime will start on August 1, 2015, and will run for a total of 10 episodes, at 5 minutes per episode. Synopsis The protagonist is a mysterious assassin. In order to decide whether or not to carry out requests for assassination, he meets his targets to make a final judgment. (Source: Official site) Staff Producer, Director: Yuusuke Fujikawa Sc...
'Akagami no Shirayuki-hime' Announced to Air in Split Cours

'Akagami no Shirayuki-hime' Announced to Air in Split Cours

Upcoming fantasy romance series Akagami no Shirayuki-hime (Snow White with the Red Hair) has been announced to be broadcast in split cours, with the second half being broadcast in 2016. The first episode is scheduled to air at midnight in Japan on Tokyo MX and will be streamed simultaneously by FUNimation. The announcement was made during the pre-screening event at TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku in Tokyo on July 4. Yuuichirou Umehara (Mitsuhide Rouen), Ryota Osaka (Zen Wistalia), Saori Hayami (Shirayuki)...
Ninth 'Kuusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan' Light Novel Bundles Unaired Anime

Ninth 'Kuusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan' Light Novel Bundles Unaired Anime

Kadokawa has opened pre-orders for the ninth light novel volume of Kuusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan, which will bundle a Blu-ray disc containing an unaired 13th episode of the TV anime adaptation. Customers can pre-order the light novel through November 11, 2015, and it will be released on March 9, 2016. Kuusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan is set in a world where humanity, driven off the land by the threat of magical armored insects, now live in aerial floating cities. Aerial combat mages fig...

Jul 2, 2015 6:36 PM by arsonal 11 Comments

New AnimeSummer 2015

Broadcast Premiere of 'God Eater' Delayed by One Week

Broadcast Premiere of 'God Eater' Delayed by One Week

God Eater, originally scheduled to premiere on July 5, will be postponed by one week, according to an announcement on the official website. A special program titled God Eater Extra will air in the time slot instead of the first episode. The announcement reasoned that the project staff wanted to deliver a work quality that meets fan expectations. An early screening of the first episode, originally scheduled for June 28 at Akihabara UDX, had been canceled last week. That episode is also scheduled...

Jul 1, 2015 12:30 AM by arsonal 55 Comments

Summer 2015

'Overlord' Blu-ray and DVD Volumes Bundle SD Character Anime

'Overlord' Blu-ray and DVD Volumes Bundle SD Character Anime

The official website of the Summer 2015 series Overlord announced that each Blu-ray and DVD volume will include one mini anime episode featuring SD (super deformed) characters. The first volume, which will be released on September 25, 2015, will contain three episodes. Customers who pre-order the first volume from Animate, Gamers, Sofmap, or Toranoana stores will receive a bonus A3-sized clear poster. Six volumes of the Blu-ray and DVD will be released for a total of 13 episodes. The first, four...
Summer 2015 Preview

Summer 2015 Preview

In this thread, you'll find a comprehensive list of Summer 2015 promotional videos (PVs) and anime commercials (CMs). This post will be continuously updated as more PVs/CMs are released, leading up to the start of the season. If you have a video that we are missing, please feel free to post it in this thread. Series are sorted by airing date of the first episode. Kids' series are not listed. PVs and CMs are listed oldest → newest. Videos added to the thread after its initial posting are labeled...

Jun 15, 2015 5:01 PM by Snow 199 Comments

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'Himouto! Umaru-chan' Manga to Bundle OVA

'Himouto! Umaru-chan' Manga to Bundle OVA

A scan of Young Jump's upcoming issue, available on June 18, has revealed that manga Himouto! Umaru-chan will bundle an OVA together with its seventh volume on October 19. The OVA will be an unaired episode of the TV anime adaptation, which will begin airing on July 9. Masahiko Oota, well-versed in comedy, slice-of-life TV series, will be directing the anime. He, composer Yasuhiro Misawa, and writer Takashi Aoshima have worked together on many TV series prior to Himouto! Umaru-chan, including Mi...
Original Anime 'Kurayami Santa' and 'Kowabon' Announced for Summer and Fall 2015

Original Anime 'Kurayami Santa' and 'Kowabon' Announced for Summer and Fall 2015

Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting (KBC) revealed two original short anime for broadcast on its network in Summer and Fall 2015. The first, Kurayami Santa, will begin airing on July 5 and run for 13 episodes. The second, Kowabon, will air in October. Both series will be animated by ILCA. Kurayami Santa Kurayami Santa overlays animation on archived footage from the 1960s, which was recently uncovered by KBC, in order to recreate a Showa-era atmosphere. The protagonist, Santa, is tasked with maintaining th...
'Yuru Yuri Nachuyachumi!+' TV Specials To Air this Summer, 'San☆Hai!' in Fall

'Yuru Yuri Nachuyachumi!+' TV Specials To Air this Summer, 'San☆Hai!' in Fall

Yuru Yuri's original creator, Namori, announced on her official Twitter that the Yuru Yuri Nachuyachumi! OVA will be broadcast on TV in July. Two new episodes, titled Yuru Yuri Nachuyachumi!+, will then be broadcast on TV in August and September. These three episodes will lead-up to the previously announced third season, Yuru Yuri San☆Hai!, which will begin airing in October. Yuru Yuri Nachuyachumi! previewed at screenings in theaters in November 2014, and was released on DVD and Blu-ray format...
New 'Aikatsu!' Anime Movie Announced

New 'Aikatsu!' Anime Movie Announced

It was announced that Aikatsu! idol anime franchise will be getting a new anime movie titled Aikatsu! Music Award: Minna de Shou wo MoracchaimaShow!. It will premiere on August 22. The movie will present an Aikatsu! All-Star awards ceremony, where the cast will promote songs and stages throughout the anime series. Staff Director: Shinya Nishikida Supervisor: Ryouichi Kimura Stage Composition: Youichi Katou Character Design: Hiroko Yaguchi Studio: Bandai Namco Pictures Source: Official site News...
New OVA for 'City Hunter' Announced

New OVA for 'City Hunter' Announced

A scan of the upcoming issue of Monthly Comic Zenon magazine, to be released May 18, revealed that manga City Hunter will be receiving a new OVA adaptation. It will be bundled with the release of the new version of the manga, City Hunter XYZ Edition, on July 18. This announcement was made to commemorate the 30th anniversary of City Hunter. The OVA will promote the new animation and cast members. Written and illustrated by Tsukasa Hojo, City Hunter began serialization in Weekly Shounen Jump magaz...
TV Anime Project for 'Bikini Warriors' Figure Series Announced

TV Anime Project for 'Bikini Warriors' Figure Series Announced

A new TV anime project based on Hobby Japan and Megahouse's figure collaboration Bikini Warriors has been announced. The official website for the anime, which opened today, revealed that different original creators will provide character designs for each main character. A manga adaptation and a video game were also announced to be released this year. The anime will premiere in Summer 2015. Characters Fighter (designed by Hisasi) Paladin (designed by AliceSoft's Onigiri-kun) Mage (designed by sai...

May 16, 2015 6:30 AM by trebmeg 158 Comments

New AnimeSummer 2015

Original TV Anime 'Makura no Danshi' Announced for Summer 2015

Original TV Anime 'Makura no Danshi' Announced for Summer 2015

An original TV anime titled Makura no Danshi has been announced to premiere in Summer 2015 from Earth Star Entertainment. The series will be about 12 "pillow boys" (makura no danshi) with a diverse range of personalities. They all reside in a town, and each individual pillow boy will star in his own episode on a weekly basis. It was also revealed that the series will take on a first-person perspective to detail their story in a smooth and elegant way. One of the pillow boys will be voiced by Nat...

May 1, 2015 1:40 AM by Stark700 92 Comments

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New TV Anime 'Dragon Ball Super' Announced for Summer 2015

New TV Anime 'Dragon Ball Super' Announced for Summer 2015

A completely new TV anime series from the Dragon Ball franchise titled Dragon Ball Super was announced by Toei Animation today. The series will feature an original story by Akira Toriyama, the creator of the initial Dragon Ball manga. Dragon Ball Super will premiere in Summer 2015 on Fuji TV and will air weekly. The story will take place chronologically after the Majin Buu Saga arc, which is currently airing in a remastered version that adheres more to the original manga. Titled Dragon Ball Kai,...

Apr 28, 2015 3:59 AM by Stark700 388 Comments

New AnimeSummer 2015

'Noragami' and 'Nanatsu no Taizai' Manga Bundle New OVAs

'Noragami' and 'Nanatsu no Taizai' Manga Bundle New OVAs

It has been announced that upcoming manga volumes of Noragami and Nanatsu no Taizai will bundle new anime discs. Noragami has two OVAs planned, to be bundled with the 15th and 16th manga volumes on November 17, 2015 and March 17, 2016, respectively. The first will feature the chapter, Nijikan no Teikei ni So Koto (Following A Stereotypical Two Hours), from the spin-off series Noragami: Shuuishuu (pictured right). The second will be based on the 41st chapter of the manga, where the main character...
Second Season of 'Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Crystal' Planned for Summer 2015 [Update 6/10]

Second Season of 'Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Crystal' Planned for Summer 2015 [Update 6/10]

Toei Animation Europe announced that a second season of Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Crystal (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: Crystal) is planned to start this Summer after the season's finale on July 18. It is currently unknown how many episodes the second season will have. Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon is a classic bishoujo manga from the '90s and was adapted into several anime series. The new series, based on the manga, started streaming on Nico Live in Summer 2014 bi-weekly and is currently airin...

Apr 10, 2015 3:24 PM by Stark700 153 Comments

Summer 2015

Gag Anime 'Teekyuu' Fifth Season Announced

Gag Anime 'Teekyuu' Fifth Season Announced

It has been announced that Teekyuu will be getting a fifth season. The announcement came along with the premiere of the series' fourth season on April 7. The fifth season's theme song, titled Qunka!, will be performed by Kana Hanazawa. The original manga, written by Tsugeo Terada, previously received three 12-episode TV adaptations. The fourth season is currently airing, and a spin-off series is also airing on the same date. Source: Comic Natalie Teekyuu 5 on MAL
New 'Kamisama Hajimemashita' OVA Announced [Update 4/19]

New 'Kamisama Hajimemashita' OVA Announced [Update 4/19]

It was announced that a new OVA adaptation of manga Kamisama Hajimemashita is in production. The announcement was made on the official Twitter of shoujo magazine Hana to Yume. The OVA will be based on the "past arc" of the series, which ranged from the 14th to 17th volumes of the manga. The upcoming 21st volume of the manga, which will be released on April 20, will reveal more information about the OVA. The series previously received a 13-episode TV adaptation that aired in Fall 2012. The second...
'Yowamushi Pedal' Gets New Movie for Summer 2015

'Yowamushi Pedal' Gets New Movie for Summer 2015

A poster displayed at AnimeJapan 2015 revealed that a new Yowamushi Pedal movie will premiere in Summer 2015. It will be an original story written by the mangaka, Wataru Watanabe. The series' first movie, Yowamushi Pedal: Re:RIDE, premiered in September 2014 and featured highlights of the Inter High competition from the TV anime's first season. Announcement PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILyKr9MFXRM Official site: http://yowapeda-movie.com/ Source: Tweets via Nekonotemo Yowamushi Pedal Movi...
'Aquarion' 3rd TV Anime and Special OVA Announced for Summer 2015

'Aquarion' 3rd TV Anime and Special OVA Announced for Summer 2015

It was announced during AnimeJapan 2015 that the Aquarion franchise will be receiving a third series, Aquarion Logos, and a special OVA to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the series. The OVA will be a crossover of the first two Aquarion series, Sousei no Aquarion and Aquarion Evol, aptly titled Sousei no Aquarion Evol. Both anime will premiere in Summer 2015. Aquarion Logos Synopsis In a world where social networks have greatly expanded in society, we use words that don't mean anything to us...