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 Clover: The Lizard Aide – Seven Seas
- Alice in the Country of Clover: March Hare’s Revolution – Seven Seas
- Alice in the Country of Clover: Twin Lovers – Seven Seas
There is no end to the Alice manga!
- The Ambition of Oda Nobuna – Sentai Filmworks
- Astronerd – VIZ
- Beautiful Cartoonists – DMP
- Big Hero 6 (manga) – Yen Press
- Black Butler: Book of Murder – Funimation
- BlazBlue Alter Memory – Funimation
- D-Frag! – Funimation
- The Devil is a Part-timer! (manga) – Yen Press
- The Devil is a Part-timer! (light novel) – Yen Press
I’m cautiously optimistic about this!
- Forbidden Colors – DMP
- Freezing Vibration – Funimation
- Girl Play – DMP
- Idol Monster Girls – DMP
- Karneval – Yen Press
- Log Horizon – Yen Press
- Log Horizon (light novel) – Yen Press
- Love Mail – DMP
- Lucky Star (TV and OVA) – Funimation
- The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya – Funimation
- The Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya – Funimation
- Milliard: Slave Story – DMP
- Nisekoi – Aniplex USA
- No Game, No Life (light novel) – Yen Press
We meet again, my current anime nemesis.
- Nyoron Churuya-san – Funimation
- Pandora Hearts: Caucus Race (light novel) – Yen Press
- Patema Inverted – GKids
- Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Extra Story – Yen Press
- Puella Magi Tart Magica: The Legend of Jeanne d’Arc – Yen Press
- Queen’s Blade: Beautiful Warriors – Sentai Filmworks
- Reideen (2007) – Sentai Filmworks
- Riddle Story of Devil – Funimation
- A Sky Longing for Memories: The Art of Makoto Shinkai (artbook) – Vertical Inc.
- Steins;Gate Fuka Ryoiki no Déjà vu – Funimation
- Strike Witches (movie) – Funimation
- Swordswoman Shino – DMP
- Tight Encounters – DMP
- Unbreakable Machine Doll – Funimation
- W Desserts – DMP
- Welcome to the Space Show – GKids
- The Wind Rises – Walt Disney Pictures
New Crowdfunding Projects
- Under the Dog by Creative Intelligence Arts
New Streaming or Broadcasting Announcements in the U.S.
- Crunchyroll Anime adding Cardcaptor Sakura, Hanamonogatari, Super Robot Wars OG: Divine Wars, One Piece 3D2Y Special
- Renta adding Mad Bull 34, Sakigake!! Otoko Juku, Peacock King
- Daisuki adding Hanamonogatari
- Funimation adding One Piece 3D2Y Special
- Crunchyroll Manga adding Shindo, Murder Incarnation, Girl May Kill, Joshi Kausei, Cronos Haze, Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou, The Legend of Onikirimaru, Watashi ga Motete Dousunda, After School of the Earth (2.5), Renai Senka -The Special Class of Love- (2.5), Tonari-no Kashiwagi-san (2.5)
- ComicWalker adding Cross Ange
- Weekly Shonen Jump USA adding Astronerd
- Anime Sols adding Magical Emi
- Cartoon Network is adding Hellsing Ultimate
- Nicktoons adding Little Battlers eXperience
- Netflix adding Captain Harlock (CG movie), Hunter x Hunter
New Anime and Manga Projects in Japan
- 2nd Anime Season Green-lit for Kamisama Kiss
The first season ended well but I will gladly take more.
- New Digimon TV Series Announced
- DVD/BD of Locodol Adding OVA
- Gakuen Alice Manga-ka Starting New Series Anne no Magomago Tosho Land
- Ace of Diamond TV Anime Extended
- Dance Anime Tribe Cool Crew Green-lit
- Genma Taisen Getting New Manga Adaptation by Project ARMS Creator
- 2nd OVA Revealed for Nozo x Kimi
- Tamayura Franchise Getting 4 Movies
- Ayumi Komura Starting New Manga Series and Drawing 3 One-shots
Very much looking forward to all of this!
- Anime Revealed for Kangoku Gakuen Manga
- Yowamushi Pedal Compilation Movie Announced
A good lead in for the new season.
- New Girls und Panzer Manga Launching
- OVA Revealed for Attack on Titan: No Regrets|
OMG Roah is going to fight the Titans!
- Gunslinger Girl Manga-ka Starting New Series
- OVA of DRAMAtical Murder to be Included in Boxset
- Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju Manga Bundling OVA
- Transformers: Mystery of Convoy Getting TV Anime
- 3rd Season of Working!! Announced
- Anime Special Announced for World Trigger
- Spin-off Shorts Revealed for Wake Up, Girls!
- Wit Studio Working on The Rolling Girls OVA
- New Magazine Young Magazine the 3rd Launching
- O-Parts Hunter Creator Starting New Manga Series
AKA the manga by the guy who is not the guy who draws Naruto.
- Movie Announced for Idol Anime PriPara
- Horror Comedy Re-Kan! Getting TV Anime
- Black Bird Manga-ka Draws One-shot
- Creator of Itsuwaribito Utsuho Creates One-shot
- Anime Coming for Mobile Game Bonjour Koiaji Patisserie
- Original Anime Zephyr Revealed
- TV Anime SHIROBAKO Announced
- American Transformers Movie Gets Manga One-shot
- Love Hina Gets Crossover Manga with Aho Girl
I am a little surprised they went back to Love Hina for a cross over.
- New Manga Series Mei-chan no Shitsuji DX Starting
- More Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Anime in the Works
- Samurai Girls OVA Bundled with Artbook
- 2nd Season Green-lit for Minna Atsumare! Falcom Gakuen
- OVA Announced for Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!
- Go Nagai Launching Reboot Manga of Grendizer
And South America rejoices!
- Pupa Creator Releasing One-shot
- New Episode Revealed for Queen’s Blade: Vanquished Queens
- Koji Matsumoto’s Sequel Manga Higanjima 48-nichi-go Starting
- Chibi Vampire Creator Beginning New Manga
- New Durarara!! Manga Announced
- New OVA Green-lit for Seitokai Yakuindomo
- Me and the Devil Blues Manga-ka Drawing Parasyte One-shot
- Kunihiko Ikuhara’s Next Anime Yurikuma Arashi Revealed
1000% on my viewing schedule.
- Ikki Tousen Getting A New OVA
- Creator of Flower in a Storm Starting New Manga Series
- TV Anime Announced for Seraph of the End
- 07-Ghost Manga-ka Starting New Series
- Free! DVD/BD to Includ Unaired Episode
Now with extra abs.
- New Judo Manga Revealed for Weekly Shonen Jump
- Anime Green-lit for Fantasy Light Novels Over Lord
- Hi-Fi Cluster Manga Starting in Weekly Shonen Jump
- New Weekly Shonen Jump Manga Sporting Salt Announced
I think this might be about sports medicine…
- Persona 4 the Golden Animation BD/DVD Including Extra Episode
No really. You guys can stop being obsessed with Adachi.
- 4th Season of Teekyu Green-lit
- Manga Set in Hawaii Revealed for Shonen Hollywood Franchise
New Live Action Adaptions of Anime and Manga
- Live Action DVD Announced for BL Manga Docchi mo Docchi
- Movie and 2nd TV Series Green-lit for Higanjima
- TV Series Revealed for Jigoku Sensei Nube Manga
- 3rd Season and Film Announced for Shinya Shokudo
- City Lights Manga Getting Movie
- Wakako Zake Manga Getting TV Show
- Legal Comedy Manga Binta! ~Bengoshi Jimuin Minowa ga Ai de Kaiketsushimasu~ TV Series Green-lit