An interesting mix of anime titles that have been picked up while they are still pretty new but were not licensed when they originally aired on TV combined with a fairly large selection of manga titles released in a transitional manner as well as digitally.
The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of newly licensed in the U.S., newly streaming in the U.S., crowdfunding projects, and newly announced anime and manga projects.
Newly Licensed in the U.S.
- A Certain Magical Index II – Funimation
- A Certain Magical Index the Movie – Funimation
- Alice in the Country of Joker: Nightmare – Seven Seas
- All You Need is Kill – VIZ
- Cute Devil Girlfriend – DMP
- D-Frag! – Seven Seas
- The Devil is a Part-Timer! – Funimation
- Familiar of Zero S1 – Sentai Filmworks
- Fate/Stay Night (artbooks) – UDON
- Hetalia The Beautiful World – Funimation
- Nagi no Asukara – NISA
- Senran Kagura – Funimation
- Space Battleship Yamato 2199 – Voyager Entertainment
- Fantagraphics Spring 2014 Stretch Goal: “increase our line of literary and experimental manga translation” [goal not met]
- Santa Company by KENJI STUDIO / TAG international [funded]
New Streaming or Broadcasting in the U.S. Announcements
- Kodansha Manga Box adding Spoof on Titan, Kindaichi Case Files: Takato’s Side, Billion Dogs, The Great Phrases Women Fall For, The Knight in the Area, Can’t Ride A Bicycle!, High-rise Invasion, High School Ninja Girl Otonashi-san, District Hakkenshi, NadeNadeShikoShiko, Schoolgirl Landlord Honoka, Peephole, Girl and Car on the Beat, The Chronicle of Akoya, My Grandpa’s Stories Can’t Be This Weird!, GREEN WORLDZ, ARAIDOKI, Man’s Bestest Friend, Horizon, First Love Suicide Pact, Stra the Warlock, In a Heartbeat
- Moyoco Anno iOS App adding Bikacho Shinshi Kaikoroku
- Hulu adding Inazuma Eleven, Future Card Buddyfight
- YouTube adding Future Card Buddyfight
- Netflix adding Knights of Sidonia
- Aniplex USA adding Sekai Seifuku ~ Boryaku no Zvezda, Nisekoi
- Funimation adding Inari Konkon Koi Iroha, Maken-Ki! Two, Noragami
- Weekly Shonen Jump USA adding All You Need is Kill
- Crunchyroll adding Saki – The Nationals, Recently My Sister is Unusual, Wake Up! Girls, Mushishi (special), Super Sonico, The Pilot’s Love Song, Tonari no Seki-kun, Nobunaga the Fool, Seitokai Yakuindomo S2, Wooser’s Hand-to-Mouth Life: Awakening Arc
New Anime/Manga Projects in Japan
- Upcoming Anime Seikai Seifuku ~ Boryaku no Zvezda Getting Manga Adaption
I’m curious to see how Meteo Hoshizorahas has changed since he joined Type-Moon.
- 3rd Season Announced for Uta no Prince-sama
Guess I should finish the second season . . . it just wasn’t working for me!
- Baseball Manga Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: Otoko Doaho!-hen Launching
ROFL what a fantastic name!
- Second Season of Encouragement of Climb Green-lit
Hopefully can can stay as entertaining as the first season.
- Next Robot Anime Buddy Complex from Sunrise Revealed
- Free Online Shojo Magazine LaLa Melody Launched
- New Naruto Anime Special Announced
- TV Anime Revealed for Mangaka-san to Assistant-san
- Manga Based on Space Dandy Coming
- Samurai Warriors Games Get 10th Anniversary Anime and Manga
- Cross-over One-shot Announced for Fairy Tail and Seven Deadly Sins
I’m not a huge Fairy Tail fan but the Seven Deadly Sins is always great.
- Special Fight Ippatsu! Juden-chan!! Manga Bundled with BD
- Soul Eater NOT! Anime Green-lit
- Shunju Aono Released One-shot Kawano-san
- New One-shot Revealed from Medaka Box Manga-ka
- More TV Anime of Sgt. Frog Announced
I hope they have lots of Momoka Nishizawa. She is always great.
- Otome Game Kamigami no Asobi ~Ludere deorum~ Getting Anime
- Shigeru Mizuki Launching Autobiographical Manga Series
- The World of Narue Creator Starting New Manga
- New Series To Aru Kamoku Coming from Wolf Children Manga-ka
- Hadaka Manto no Rironteki Saiban Launching in Young Ace
- Creator of Another Has New Manga Project in the Works
- New Captain Tsubasa Manga Series Starting
- 3rd Season Announced for Senki Zessho Symphogear
- Space Brothers Anime Film Revealed
I wonder what this means for the TV anime. (If anything.)
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Getting New Anime Series
- More Cardfight!! Vanguard Anime on the Way
- New Noitamina Show Ryugajo Nanana no Maizokin Revealed
- Studio Ghibli’s Next Film Will be Adapted from When Marine Was There
- Eyeshield 21 Creator Working on Short Manga
- Shogi Manga Koma Hibiki Starting in Dragon Age Magazine
- Date A Live Spin-off manga Announced
- Spin-off Series from Tokyo Ravens Revealed
- Anime Green-lit for Light Novel Series Ore, Twin Tail ni Narimasu
- The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan Anime Adaptation in the Works
- More Saint Seiya Episode.G Manga Coming
- OVA Announced for Geisha Mitsuwano Light Novel Series
- Inu Neko Hour Anime Shorts Starting
- Infinite Stratos Light Novels Getting OVA
- DVD/BD for Kill la Kill to Included Unaired Anime Episode
Everyone is excited until they learn it is a Mako Mankanshoku special.
- GMO Internet Announced Anime Special Featuring Their Mascots
- Anime Green-lit for Light Novels Rail Wars! -Nihon Kokuyu Tetsudo Koantai-
- Team Medical Dragon Gets 1-shot Special
I hope that it goes all out crazy as one shot. The manga is always at its best when it holds nothing back.
- Suehiro Maruo Launching New Manga Tomino no Jigoku
- OVA Revealed for Tamayura – More Aggressive
- First Anime Film Coming for Pretty Rhythm Franchise
- Hi Score Girl Getting Anime Adaption
- Madhouse Working on Anime of Hanayamata
- OVA Bundled with Saikin, Imoto no Yosu ga Chotto Okaishiin Da Ga Manga
- Robot Comedy Manga Daimidaler the Sound Robot Anime Revealed
- More Baki The Grappler Manga Starting
- Kobayashi ga Kawai Sugite Tsurai!! to Bundle OVA with Manga
- New Mecha Anime Fuun Ishin Dai Shogun Announced
- Online Manga for Space Dandy Revealed
- Tsubasa to Hotaru Getting Special Event Anime
- Yoko Maki’s Manga The Romantica Clock Anime Green-lit
I’m really glad another of her work is being made into anime, I’m sure a lot of people remember Aishiteruze Baby.
- Anime Shorts Ghost in the Shell Nyumon Arise Announced
I just wanted the standard Tachikoma special.
- TV Anime Adaption of Shojo Series Sugar Soldier Revealed
- Free Ender’s Game Manga by Shuho Sat Announced
- Chunibyo demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren BD/DVD to Included Unaired Short
- Angel Sanctuary Creator Launching New Manga Series Kakei no Alice
- Fairy Tail TV Anime Returning
- Comedy Eagle Talon 7 Getting Anime Film
- New Detective Conan Special Set in the Past Revealed
Well you know I feel yay!
- One Piece Getting New Spin-off Manga in Saikyo Jump
- Second Season Announced for Tesagure! Bukatsu-mono
- MAPPA Adapting Rage of Bahamut Fantasy Social Card Game
- Adult Game Ushinawareta Mirai o Motomete Anime Green-lit