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 Murderland – Yen Press
- The Ancient Magus’ Bride – Seven Seas
- Attack on Titan: Harsh Mistress of the City (light novel) – Vertical Inc.
- Awkward – Yen Press
- Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace – Seven Seas
- Brynhildr in the Darkness – Sentai Filmworks
- A Certain Magical Index – Yen Press
This reminds me I am eager to see what they do with the light novels of this series.
- Chaika – The Coffin Princess – Yen Press
- Cross Ange Rondo of Angel and Dragon – Sentai Filmworks
- Emma: A Victorian Romance – Yen Press
I’m very glad to see this back in print.
- Fairy Tail: Blue Mistral – Kodansha USA
- First Love Monster – Yen Press
- Freezing – Seven Seas
- Gugure! Kokkuri-san – Sentai Filmworks
- Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto – Seven Seas
- Hi-Fi Cluster – VIZ
- Inuyashiki – Kodansha USA
- Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? – Yen Press
- L♥DK – Kodansha USA
- Le Fruit de La Grisaia – Sentai Filmworks
- Log Horizon S2 – Sentai Filmworks
- Magika Swordsman and Summoner – Seven Seas
- Mobile Suit Gundam – Right Stuf
- Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ – Right Stuf
We will see if anyone else likes Roux Louka.
- Non Non Biyori – Seven Seas
- Onimonogatari – Aniplex USA
- Pandora of the Crimson Shell – Seven Seas
- Patlabor: The New Files – Sentai Filmworks
- Prison School – Yen Press
- So Cute It Hurts!! – VIZ
- Tokyo Ghoul (manga) – VIZ
- Tribe Cool Crew – Sentai Filmworks
- Trinity Seven – Yen Press
- Tsubasa: WoRLD CHRoNiCLE – Kodansha USA
- Turn A Gundam – Right Stuf
Turn A Gundam.
- Valvrave the Liberator S2 – Aniplex USA
- Wanna Be the Strongest in the World – Funimation
New Crowdfunding Projects
- Dororo (14-26 streaming in English) – AnimeSols
- Belfy and Lillabit (1-13 streaming in English) – AnimeSols
- Go! Samurai – Awesome Japan
- Tezuka Manga in English (The Three-eyed One, Rainbow Parakeet, Wonder Three, Alabaster, The Vampires, Birdman Anthology) – Digital Manga
New Streaming or Broadcasting Announcements in the U.S.
- Crunchyroll Anime adding Log Horizon 2, Gugure! Kokkuri-san, Inou Battle Within Everyday Life, World Trigger, Yowamushi Pedal Grande Road, Bottom Biting Bug S3, Celestial Method, Wolf Girl & Black Prince, Joker, I Can’t Understand What My Husband is Saying, Girl Friend BETA, Terraformars (uncut), Detective Conan, Bonjour Koiaji Patisserie, Ultraman Max, Shirobako, Chaika – The Coffin Princess Avenging Battle, Akatsuki no Yona, Trinity Seven, One Piece x Toriko Crossover Specials
- Funimation adding Gonna be the Twin-Tails!!, In Search of Lost Future, Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai, GARO THE ANIMATION, Rage of Bahamut: Genesis, Laughing Under the Clouds, Lord Marksman and Vanadis, Yona of the Dawn
- Gundam.info adding Gundam Build Fighters Try
- ComicWalker adding Cross Ange Rondo of Angel and Dragon
- Weekly Shonen Jump USA adding Hi-Fi Cluster
- Cartoon Network is adding Inuyasha: The Final Act
New Anime and Manga Projects in Japan
- 2nd Season of Nisekoi Green-lit
- Astro Boy Prequel Manga Announced
- New Kamen Rider Kuuga Manga Launching
- Another Code Geass Manga Starting
I am always impressed that this franchise has kept the legs that it has.
- Tokyo Ghoul Creator Beginning New Manga
- Anime Green-lit for Heavy Object Light Novels
- New Rose of Versailles Manga Chapter Coming
Whoo-hoo, bring it on!
- Tohru Fujisawa Starting Another Manga
- New Manga Sanctuary Starting
- Suppli Manga-ka Launching New Series
Another time to wish for more josei in English.
- More Matsuyama City Tourism Shorts Revealed
- Alice in Borderland Getting Spin-off Manga
- New Original Anime Project Chojiku Robo Meguru Announced
- Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai – A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd OVA Revealed
- New Tokyo Ghoul Manga Starting
- OVA Included with BD/DVD of Gugure! Kokkuri-san
- PSYCHO-PASS Gag Manga Launching on Web
- Sequel Kuroko’s Basketball Manga Revealed
Fingers crossed for a street ball arc.
- Blue Spring Ride Getting OVA
- Anime Green-lit for Comical Psychosomatic Medicine Manga
- Drops of God Creator Starting Wine Thief Manga
- New Lupin III TV Series Announced
It really feels like Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine has proved that a more mature Lupin can sustain itself on TV.
- Karneval Manga-ka Starting New Music Manga
- Anime Green-lit for Music School Novel Hibiku! Euphonium Kitauji Koukou Suisougaku-bu he Youkoso
- Sukedachi Nine Manga Launched and Revealed Two Side-stories
- More K Anime Announced
- Raimei no Zaji Manga Getting Sequel
- OVA Bundled with Senran Kagura: Estival Versus Game
- Anime Prequel Announced for Hana to Alice Satsujin Jiken Movie
- 3rd OVA to be Bundled with Mushibugyou Manga
- New Durarara!! Manga Starting
- Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai Light Novels Getting Anime
- Ai: Tenchi Muyo! Anime Getting Manga Adaptation
- OVA Bundled with Your Lie in April Manga
- Durarara!! Special Chapter Announced
- Yasuomi Umetsu Working on a New Project
- Shaman King Manga-ka Starting New Series
- One-shot from Ushijima the Loan Shark Creator Revealed
- Peach-Pit Starting Shonen Manga Series
- Heaven’s Lost Property Creator Beginning New Manga
- Manga Based on Music Group Sound Horizon Announced
- One-shot Revealed for Medaka Box
- Genocidal Organ Anime Film Coming
- New Gundam UC Manga Starting
- Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Light Novels Getting Anime
It is probably just a bad idea in general.
- Manga Announced for Over Lord Fantasy Light Novels
- 2 OVAs Revealed for Shirobako DVD/BD Release
- Prequel Chapters of Princess Jellyfish Announced
I would love to see what happened at the end of this series.
- Hiromu Shinozuka Starting New Shojo Manga
- Anime Shorts Program Announced
- Manga Adaptation of Anime Hana to Alice Satsujin Jiken Revealed
- Gakuen Heaven 2 ~Double Scramble!~ Game Getting Manga
- Manga for Tales of Zestiria Game Announced
- Hanayamata Creator Draws One-shot
- Sequel Manga to Ano Shoutengai no, Honya no, Chiisana Oku-san no O-Hanashi Starting
- TV Anime Green-lit for Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma
- Last Naruto Movie Patrons Will Receive Bonus Manga
- NisiOisiN Writing 9 New One-shots
I am sure Kate is THRILLED about this.
- 2nd Season Revealed for Ketsuekigata-kun! Anime
- Zipper Maker YKK Creates Anime Short
- 3rd Prince of Tennis II OVA Announced
- New Saint Seiya Anime Revealed
- Hatsune Miku Song Getting Manga
- New Original Anime Project Etotama Announced
- Death Billiards Anime Short Getting TV Series
What a perfectly lovely Halloween present!
New Live Action Adaptions of Anime and Manga
- Comedy Manga Minna! Esper Dayo! Getting Live Action Special
- Another Film Coming for Tokyo Yamimushi Crime Manga
- Movie Green-lit for Sukimasuki Manga