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.
- Aquarion Evol – One Peace Books
Mecha manga? People can actually license that?
- Bokurano – Discotek
- Comic Party – Discotek
- elDLIVE (ch.1-3) – VIZ
- Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei! – Sentai Filmworks
- Fate/Zero (manga) – Dark Horse
Just waiting for the Fate/Hollow Ataraxia manga.
- Flowers for Chronous – One Peace Books
- Ginger Honey – VIZ
- Hi-Fi Cluster (ch.1-3) – VIZ
- Judos (ch.1-3) – VIZ
- Love Stage!! (manga) – VIZ
- Love Stage!! – Sentai Filmworks
- Lupin III: Napoleon’s Dictionary – Discotek
- Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse – Sentai Filmworks
- The Night Beyond the Tricorner Window – VIZ
- Silver Spoon S2 – Aniplex
- Slam Dunk – Cinedigm
- So I Can’t Play H! – Yen Press
- Special Delivery! – VIZ
- Sporting Salt (ch.1-3) – VIZ
- Suki: A Like Story – VIZ
- Sword Art Online: Extra Edition – Aniplex
- Yoroiden Samurai Troopers (TV and OVAs) – Discotek
New Streaming or Broadcasting Announcements in the U.S.
- Crunchyroll Anime adding Karen Senki, Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Bladeworks, Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso, ANISAVA, Terra Formars, Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru Anime, The Fruit of Grisaia, Cross Ange Rondo of Angel and Dragon, Tribe Cool Crew, Orenchi no Furo Jijo
- Hulu adding Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Bladeworks, Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso
- Aniplex Channel adding Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso
- Daisuki adding Aikatsu!
- Funimation adding Buddy Complex specials
- Crunchyroll Manga adding The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer, Kippo
- Weekly Shonen Jump USA adding Judos, Hi-Fi Cluster, Sporting Salt, elDLIVE
New Anime and Manga Projects in Japan
- New Prince of Tennis OVA Scheduled
- Angry Birds Getting Shojo Manga
Then comes the filthy Angry Birds josei manga.
- Shojo One-shot Announced for The Seven Deadly Sins
I Need to read this!
- The Count of Monte Cristo Getting New Manga Adaptation
- Co-pro CG Calimero Project Revealed
- Manga Announced for Rolling Girls Anime
- Tohru Fujisawa Starting New Shonen Sunday Manga
Hopefully audiences will find this new manga to their taste.
- New Diabolik Lovers Game to Bundle Anime
- Tari Tari BD Boxset to Include Short Anime
- Another Terra Formars Spin-off Manga Announced
- New Manga Kogane no Rough ~Sota no OO~ Announced
- Crusher Joe Manga-ka Starting New Series
- New Manga from Mitsuo Hashimoto Beginning
- Subarashikikana Jinsei Manga Announced for Big Comic
- Silent Service Creator Starting New Manga Collaboration
- Another New Manga Coming from Go Nagai
He is outta control! I think this makes three ongoing manga series.
- Bonus Chapter Announced for Sankarea Manga
- Tesagure! Bukatsu-mono Encore Anime Getting Sequel
- Anime Green-lit for Mobile Game Show By Rock!!
- New Resident Evil Manga Starting
- Hiro Mashima Working on Special Fairy Tail One-shot
- Peach Girl Manga-ka Beginning New Series
- Music Group GRANRODEO Getting Original Anime
I like these guys, but what?
- Another Season of Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Green-lit
That would be a silly place to end it otherwise.
- TV Anime Announced for Konna Watashi-tachi ga Nariyuki de Heroine ni Natta Kekka www ‘Narihero www’
- Two New Pokemon Manga Starting
- New Chapters of Baki Gaiden – Scarface Manga Announced
Say hello to my little friend!
- 2nd Season of Baby Steps Green-lit
- La Corda d’Oro Manga-ka Starting New Series
- Comedy One-shot Announced for Seven Deadly Sins
- Aldnoah.Zero Getting 2nd Season
Everyone can complain for a second season.
- Shojo Manga Adaptation Revealed for Durarara!! PS Vita Game
- Nisekoi Manga to Bundle OVA
- More Battle Angel Alita Manga Announced
- New TV Series of Detective Opera Milky Holmes Revealed
No. No. No no no. No.
- Anime Coming for God Eater Game Franchise
- Chitose Get You!! Manga-ka Starting new Series
- New Manga from s.CRY.ed Creator Announced
- Gag Comedy Spin-off Announced for Shishou Series
- New Manga Oyakusoku Consultant. Suzuki Takamichi Revealed
- Rolling Girls Also Getting 4-panel Comedy Manga
- The World Only Gods Knows Manga Getting Spin-off Series
- Creator or KenIchi the Mightiest Disciple Drawing 3 One-shots
- Magic Kaito Manga Getting 3 New Chapters
- 3rd TV Series Announced for Bottom Biting Bug
- New OVA Revealed for Fantasista Stella
- Ane Log – Moyako Nee-san no Tomaranai Monologue Gets 2nd OVA
- New Mobile Suit Gundam Manga Launching
Hopefully it will be Job John gaiden.
- Erica Sakurazawa Starting New Manga Series
And it is about interior design, I’m so there! I really wish more of her manga would be released in the U.S. but alas most of it was done by TokyoPop.
- OVA Announced for Saki Biyori
- Daisuke Moriyama and Tarou Yokou Collaborate on New Manga Kimi Shi ni Tamafu Koto Nakare
- New One Piece Spin-off Manga Launching
- Yumi Unita Beginning New Manga Series
- Kamisama Dolls Manga-ka Starting New Title
- New To Love-ru Anime Bundled with Manga
- 2nd Season Announced for Shonen Hollywood – Holly Stage for 50-
- From the New World Creator Starting Spin-off Manga
- Sword Gai Manga Getting TV Anime
- Takeshi Obata Working on One-shot with Nisioisin
Gee, I was ALMOST excited.
- One-shot Manga Collaboration between Nisioisin and Akihisa Ikeda Announced
New Live Action Adaptions of Anime and Manga