Also whoa a ton of new anime and manga announcement from Japan this month, I thought they would never end!
The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of new anime, manga, light novel, artbook licenses, streaming/broadcasting announcements, crowdfunding projects, anime/manga projects, and live-action anime/manga adaptions.
New Licenses in the U.S.
- Alice in the Country of Diamonds: Bet On My Heart (light novel) – Seven Seas
- Aria the Scarlet Ammo – DMP
- Asobi ni Ikuyo! – DMP
- Assassination Classroom – VIZ
- The Celebration of Haruhi Suzumiya – Yen Press
- Chibi Vampire (license rescue) – VIZ
I am a little surprised that more of the old fairly Tokyopop titles (that are not Fruits Bakset which rumor has it was a victim of its own success) have not been license recused.
- D.N.Angel (license rescue) – VIZ
- Haikyuu!! – Sentai Filmworks
- Honey Blood – VIZ
- The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior – Sentai Filmworks
- Kimagure Orange Road – DMP
- Kiss of the Rose Princess – VIZ
- Kotoura-san – DMP
- Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro – Discotek
- Master Keaton – VIZ
That is UNEXPECTED but very much welcomed. Clearly me mentioning the title on the podcast is what made this happen. Only explanation.
- Mushishi (digital re-release) – Kodansha USA
- No Game No Life – Seven Seas
- One Week Friends – Sentai Filmworks
- Princess Mononoke: The First Story – VIZ
- Problem Children Are Coming from Another World, Aren’t They? – Sentai Filmworks
- Raqiya – One Peace Books
- Resident Evil – VIZ
- Servant x Service – Aniplex USA
- Sweet Blue Flowers – DMP
- Vampire Knight: Fleeting Dreams (light novel) – VIZ
- Yukarism – VIZ
New Crowdfunding Projects
- Dear Brother Part 3 – AnimeSols
New Streaming or Broadcasting Announcements in the U.S.
- Crunchyroll Anime adding Squid Girl OVAs, Champion Joe 2
- Crunchyroll Manga adding Memoirs of Amorous Gentlemen, Buffalo 5 Girls, The Diary of Ochibi-san, Investor Z, Fairy Tail one-shots, Ajin: Demi-Human, A Silent Voice, The Heroic Legend of Arslan
- Aniplex USA adding The Irregular at Magic High School, Mushishi: The Next Chapter, Mekaku City Actors, Nanana’s Buried Treasure
- ComicWalker adding Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin (Full-color edition), Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin Special Edition, Neon Genesis Evangelion (Full-color edition), Haganai, Mobile Suit Gundam-san, The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi-chan, Takasugi-san Family’s Obento, Kagerou Daze, Tokyo ESP, Nobunaga the Fool, Log Horizon, High School DxD, Sgt. Frog, Non Non Biyori, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Drei!!, New Sister Archfiend Testament, Kyo Kara Ma no Tsuku Jiyuugyou!, Archenemy and Hero: “Become Mine Hero.” “I refuse!”, 703X, Love Live!, Angel Beats – Heaven’s Door, Ro-Kyu-Bu!, The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan
New Anime and Manga Projects in Japan
- Ryo Ikuemi Beginning New Series Watashi-Sora-Anata-Watashi
- Latest Volume of Sketchbook Manga Includes New Original Story
- Kakko-Kawaii Sengen! Manga-ka Starting New Title
- Date A Live Book Bundling Unaired Anime Episode
- New GTO Spin-off Manga Launching
GTO is a perpetual motion machine. Not that I mind.
- Bisco Hatori Starting New Manga Series
Please no vampires.
- Music Game Bakumatsu Rock Getting TV Anime
- Anime Green-lit for Otome Game Norn9 – Norn + Nonette
- New Manga Series Kirio Terrible Revealed
- Nani mo Nai Kedo Sora wa Aoi Manga By Hiroyuki Nishimori and Yuuki Iinuma Announced
- Anime Captain Earth Getting Manga Adaption
Captain Planet would have been better if it had a giant robot.
- Manga Adaption Announced for Detective Conan: The Time Bombed Skyscraper
- BL Series Embracing Love Getting More Manga
- Evangelion Getting New Manga Spin-off
- CLAMP Drawing Special Chapter for Drug & Drop
- New Gundam Manga Series After Jaburo Announced
The 1 year war will never end.
- Crows Creator Starting New Short Manga Series
- Inou-Battle in the Usually Daze Light Novels Getting Anime by Studio Trigger
- Second Season Announced for Go! Go! Kaden Danshi
- Bakumatsu Rock Manga Starting Up
- Glasslip TV Anime Coming Out This Summer
- Spin-off Manga Revealed for Gangsta
- New Record of Lodoss War Anime Shorts Announced
Okay not really sure about these…
- Mixed-media Project Shonen Hollywood Getting TV Anime
- Pokemon Special Featuring Mega Charizard Revealed
- Original Anime M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ Set to Premiere
- 3 Hayate the Combat Butler OVAs to be Bundled with Manga
I have sadly already determined what stories they are adapting just from a few seconds of the commercial.
- Rinko Ueda Starting New Manga Series Maria no Shiro Set in the Taisho Period
- New Durarara! TV Anime Green-lit
WAHOO! I will begin my rewatch ASAP!
- Sora no Method TV Anime Revealed
- Card Battle Parody Anime Cho-Bakuretsu I-Jigen Menko Battle Gigant Shooter Tsukasa Announced
- Moyoco Anno’s Kantoku Fuyuki Todoki Getting Anime
- Seasons 5-7 of Cardfight!! Vanguard Confirmed
- Light Novels The Testament of Sister New Devil Anime Green-lit
- Anime Movie Announced for Inazuma Eleven
- Jigoku Sensei Nube Manga Returns with One-shot
- Tomino Helming New Gundam Anime for 35th Anniversary
- Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin I: Aoi Hitomi no Casval Getting Anime Adaption
Starting with a Char story seems logical.
- 4-koma Manga Gugure! Kokkuri-san Anime Green-lit
- KINMOZA! Anime Getting Sequel
- Continuation of Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine Coming As Film
Did not expect that to get more but it is a pleasant surprise.
- Shinichiro Watanabe Directing New Anime Zankyo no Terror
Shinichiro Watanabe is back in the saddle!
- More Anime Announced for Waiting in the Summer
- Idol Anime Tsubu Doll Promoting Sagamihara Area Revealed
- Log Horizon Getting Second Season
- Robot Anime Shirogane no Ishi Argevollen Announced
- OVA for Black Butler Revealed
- Second Season of Space Dandy Confirmed
- BL Mystery Game DRAMAtical Murder Anime Green-lit
I’m curious to see Gen Urobuchi’s foray into BL games.
- More Ikki Tousen Anime Announced
- D-Frag Bundling OVA with Manga
- Noitamina 10th Anniversary Special Short Released
- Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-kun Gets TV Anime
- Doujin Gamer Makers Light Novel Series Saenai Heroine no Sodate-kata Anime Green-lit
- Music Manga Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso Getting Anime
- New Sci-fi Project Revealed for Noitamina
- Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet Getting OVA Sequel
Looking forward to seeing more of Gargantia’s world.
- Web Anime Master of Torque Announced
- Beyond the Boundary Gets 0 Episode
- Manga-ka of Children of the Sea Releasing One-shot
- Francesca: Girls Be Ambitious Anime Green-lit
Japan will never forget William S. Clark.
- OVA Coming for Mujaki no Rakuen Series
- More Hamatora the Animation Revealed
- New Macross TV Series Announced
Be ready to get upset at Harmony Gold once again.
- Spin-off Manga Starting for Sakigake!! Otoko Juku
- Love Stage!! Manga to Bundled OVA
- Akira Amano Draws New One-shot
- Rose Gun Days Last Season Manga Launching
I keep meaning to get around to this series.
- Manga Duo Kaishaku Starting New Series 2×2
- Manga Adaption of Anime M3 ~Sono Kuroki Hagane~ Coming
- Unaired Episode of Strange+ Added to DVD/BD
- Kill la Kill Bonus Episode Included on DVD/BD
It Kate had her way it would be nothing but Satsuki Kiryuin.
- 7th OVA for Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple Revealed
- Sanrio’s Gudetama TV Anime Shorts Announced
- World Conquest Zvezda Plot BD/DVD Adds Extra Episode
It is surely them against the Americans trying to take over the world.
- Anime of Buddy Complex to Continue
- Fairy Tail Zero Manga Revealed Along with New Magazine
- Anime Green-lit for Gakumon! ~Okami Shojo wa Kujikenai~
- Manga Adaption Announced for Novel Love Live! School Idol Diary
- Sengoku Koihime ~Otome Kenran Sengoku Emaki~ Game Manga Revealed
- Light Novel Series Yagate Maken no Alicebell Getting Manga
- Manga Announced for Tenshi no 3P! Novel
New Live Action Adaptions of Anime and Manga
- Film Announced for Rock Music Manga Hibi Rock
- Nozoki Ana Manga Getting Movie
- Ao Haru Ride Movie Being Made
The new shojo flavor of the month, anime announced and now live action.
- NEET Turned Teacher Manga Kuchibiru ni Uta Getting Film
- GTO TV Series Returning
- Movie Revealed for Office Lady Manga Clover
- Adult Manga Mai-chan’s Daily Life Gets Live-Action Film