I’m still surprised that Little Witch Academia is getting the attention that it did. It is nice to see a something with no real previous fanbase get that sort of attention.
The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of newly licensed in the U.S., newly streaming in the U.S., and newly announced anime and manga projects.
Newly Licensed in the U.S.
- Dr. Slump (movies) – Discotek
I’m sure animemiz was high-fiving everyone when this was announced.
- Evangelion 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo – Funimation
- Ghost in the Shell: Arise – Funimation
- Little Witch Academia – acttil
- Looking Up At The Half-Moon – Crimson Star Media
- Marine Boy – Warner Archives
- Mega Man – Discotek
Discotek is the king of the unexpected.
- Nekomonogatari – Aniplex USA
- NightS (manga) – VIZ
- Royal Space Force – Sentai Filmworks
- Servant x Service – Aniplex
- Silver Spoon – Aniplex
- Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning (manga) – VIZ
- Yuruyuri – NISA
- Zero’s Familiar Chevalier – Seven Seas
Newly Streaming/Broadcasting in the U.S.
- Crunchyroll added DD Fist of the North Star, Recorder and Randsell Mi, TEEKYU 2, SENYU 2, Dog & Scissors, SERVANT X SERVICE, FREE!, il sole penetra le illusioni ~ Day Break Illusion
- Cartoon Network added Tenkai Knights
- Daisuke added Monogatari Series Second Season
- Hulu added Fuse: Memoirs of a Hunter Girl
- Funimation added Brothers Conflict, Danganronpa
New Anime/Manga Projects in Japan
- Debut Manga Hakoniwa no Fraulein by Voice Actor Starting
- GTO Manga-ka Launching New Tokko Series
Hopefully this will last a little longer than Animal Joe.
- 4th and 5th Seasons Announced for Cardfight!! Vanguard
- Anime Revealed for Riddle Story of Devil
- J.C. Staff Working on French Co-Pro Asterion
A crowd funded Japanese-French co-production definitely stand out as different.
- 4-koma Manga Sakura Trick Announces Anime
- Anime Revealed for TCG Future Card Buddyfight
- Beyblade Getting More Anime Funded by Western Company
- Fantasy Series Noragami Getting Anime
- Short Included on BD of Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya
I think Illya is getting more animation time then Rin at this point. That is a crime.
- Pokemon Gets New Mewtwo Anime Special
- Pachinko Game Getting Original Anime for Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
Umineko never gets this sort of love.
- Creator of Eat-Man Launches New Comedy Series
- Haganai Writer Teaming with Artist for Manga Series
- New Manga of The Comic Artist and His Assistants Coming
- Chibi Vampire Manga-ka Announces New Series
- More Anime Announced for Love Live!
- Natsume Ono Starting New Series About ‘Observation Department
Whatever it is, I’ll give it a shot!
- Fist of the North Star and Crying Freeman Creators Collaborating on Manga
- Mobile Suit Gundam 0083 Getting New Manga Adaption
- One Piece‘s Going Merry Getting Anime Special
- 2nd Season Revealed for CG Gon Series
- Needless Manga-ka Starting New Series
- Anime Bundled with Genshiken 2nd Season Manga
Still a little miffed that they changed Ohno’s voice actress.
- Another Season Announced for Date A Live
- Pokemon Manga Continues on in New Series
- More Durarara!! Manga Announced Based on Game
- New Chunibyo demo Koi ga Shitai! Short Revealed
- Spin-off Manga of Thermae Romae Launching
Next up: Saint Young Men gets a spin-off series.
- New PSP Game Toukiden Getting Prequel Manga
- My Little Monster Getting Spin-off Manga
Still have no idea why this manga is not licensed.
- Anime Green-lit for Adult Game Walkure Romanze Shojo Kishi Monogatari
- More Anime Announced for Maji de Otaku na English! Ribbon-chan: Eigo de Tatakau Maho Shojo
- New Gag Anime Nyuru Nyuru!! Kakusen-kun Starting
- Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Drama CD Getting Manga Adaption
Mildly exciting until you realize it is a parody which takes place in high school.
- Akira Toriyama Starting New Manga Series
- Vocaloid Getting Manga Magazine
- Anime Announced for Meganebu
- Anime Movie Announced for BL Series World’s Greatest First Love
Yeah sure I’d prefer another season on TV but this is till yay-worthy!!!
- Genshiken Second Season BD Releases to Include Bonus Anime
Some people are surely happy.
- Supernatural Comedy Hozuki no Reitetsu Anime Green-lit
- Reborn! Creator Starting New Series