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.
- Atelier Escha & Logy ~Alchemists of the Dusk Sky~ – Sentai Filmworks
- Black Clover – VIZ
- Bloody Mary – VIZ
- A Certain Scientific Accelerator – Seven Seas
It was only a matter of time. Accelerator is possible the most popular character in the series.
- The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan – Funimation
- The Eden of Grisaia – Sentai Filmworks
- Fairy Princess Minky Momo (dub movies) – William Winckler Productions
- Final Fantasy Type-0 Side Story – Yen Press
- A Girl on the Shore – Vertical Inc.
I welcome more Inio Asano work!
- Girls Bravo – VIZ
- Guardian Ninja Mamoru – Sentai Filmworks
- Honey So Sweet – VIZ
:DDD I love this sweet shojo romance!
- Horimiya – Yen Press
- Irregular at Magic High School – Yen Press
- Irregular at Magic High School (light novels) – Yen Press
- The Labyrinth of Grisaia – Sentai Filmworks
- My Little Monster – NISA
- Ninja Slayer – Funimation
I have heard this is the only anime anyone should care about.
- Parasyte -The Maxim- – Sentai Filmworks
- Planetes – Dark Horse
WOW! I just assumed this would be out of print forever.
- Ratman – VIZ
- The Rising of the Shield Hero (manga) – One Peace Books
- The Rising of the Shield Hero (light novel) – One Peace Books
- Rose Gun Days Season One – Yen Press
That reminds me that I should try playing the visual novel this is based on.
- Show by Rock!! – Funimation
- Windy Tales – Sentai Filmworks
Whoo this is a surprise! A series many probably aren’t familiar with, but with a very unique style.
New Crowdfunding Projects
- Space Dandy deck-building card game – Seven Seas
It is so unexpected! I love it!
- To All the Corners of the World anime film – MAPPA
- Tohoku post-quake support Vocaloid manga – SSS
New Streaming or Broadcasting Announcements in the U.S.
- Crunchyroll Anime adding Kite, Inferno Cop, Yu-Gi-Oh 5Ds, Donyatsu, Nisekoi S2, Gunslinger Stratos, Plastic Memories, I Can’t Understand What My Husband is Saying 2nd Thread, The Eden of Grisaia, The Labyrinth of Grisaia, Ace of Diamond S2
- Aniplex Channel adding Nisekoi S2, Gunslinger Stratos, Plastic Memories
- Funimation adding The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan, Show by Rock!!, Ninja Slayer, High School DxD BorN, Seraph of the End
- Hulu adding Nisekoi S2, Gunslinger Stratos, Plastic Memories, The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan, Show by Rock!!, Ninja Slayer, High School DxD BorN, Seraph of the End
- Daisuki adding Nisekoi S2, Gunslinger Stratos, Plastic Memories
- MangaBox adding That’s Life When You’re a Woman
- Weekly Shonen Jump USA adding Black Clover
New Anime and Manga Projects in Japan
- 2nd Series of Ace of Diamond Revealed
- Triage X Manga Bundling OVA
- TV Anime Announced for Venus Project Idol Franchise
- More Tamogotchi! Anime Revealed
- Pastry Manga from The World God Only Knows‘ Manga-ka Starting
- Novels Genocidal Organ and Harmony Getting Manga Adaptations
- One-Punch Man Anime Green-lit
- 3rd Season Announced for Yuru Yuri Anime
- New Cardfight!! Vanguard Manga Starting
- Film and Another TV Series Announced for Hamatora
- TMS Entertainment Making Train Shorts
- Maria the Virgin Witch Manga-ka Beginning New Series
I would assume you would call him the author of Moyashimon but I suppose Maria the Virgin Witch is the newer title.
- Attack on Titan: No Regrets Creator Drawing One-shot
- Funabashi Mascot Getting TV Anime
- Anime Green-lit for A Chivalry of the Failed Knight Light Novels
- New Sci-fi Manga Starting by 2001 Nights Creator
- Heavy Object Light Novels Anime Green-lit
As a Index fan I look foward to this. I am cruious how his other series read.
- Unaired Anime Episode Bundled with High School DxD Novel
- Anime Announced for Monster Musume
- Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Game Getting Manga Adaptation
- Strike the Blood Getting OVAs
- Anime Adaptation Green-lit for BL Series Dokyusei
- New Kaiketsu Zorori Movie Revealed
- Seven Deadly Sins OVA Bundled with Manga
- Movie with Original Story Announced for Yowamushi Pedal
Thank goodness we don’t have to miss this series for too long! Glad to hear this is an original story being written by the manga-ka.
- Wakaba Girl Anime Revealed
- New Aquarion TV Series and OVA Announced
After Evol I am actually pretty excited about this.
- Studio Trigger Working on Show for Ultra Super Anime Time Block
- 2nd TV Anime Green-lit for Miss Monochrome
- Anime Bundled with Autobiography Sanzoku Diary Manga
- Akatsuki no Yona Getting OVA
- New Manga Series Dr. Ashura Announced
- Haikyu!! Getting 2 Complication Movies
- OVA and 2nd Season of The Testament of Sister New Devil Coming
- Milk Morinaga Launching New Manga Series
- Wake Up Girls! Getting 2 Movies
- 7th TV Anime for Jewelpet Franchise Announced
- Food Manga Wakako-zake Anime Green-lit
- High Speed! Manga Adaptation and Anime Film Announced
- Manga-ka of Children of the Sea Starting New Series
Sounds like another beautiful and philosophical work.
- Masaaki Yuasa Working on New Film
- New Steins;Gate Anime Announced
- Anime Revealed for Chaos;Child Game
- Two One-shots Coming for Knights of Sidonia Manga
- The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan OVA Bundled With Manga
- Anime Green-lit for Drifters Manga
This seemed like another series that was mostly just a mater of time before it got animated.
- Mizuki Sakakibara Launch New Manga Haira no SP -Ryubatsu-cho Chosa Shikkobu Dai-3-Ka
- Boy and the Beast Anime Film Getting Manga Adaptation
- Spin-off OVA Revealed for Tokyo Ghoul
- Naruto Spin-off Manga Announced
- Anime Bundled with Paradise of Innocence Manga
- More TV Anime Announced for KanColle”
It seems that ship girls are here to stay.
- New Hatsune Miku Shojo Manga Starting
- Tomoko Ninomiya Drawing One-shot Manga for Live Action Film Gunjoiro no, Toori Michi
- Manga Adaptation Announced for God Eater Game
- New Aikatsu! Manga Beginning in Ciao
- Baby Love Manga Getting One-shot Sequel
- New Yu-Gi-Oh! Spin-off Manga Starting
- 2nd Season Announced for Noragami Anime
- Cyborg 009 Anniversary Anime Coming
New Live Action Adaptions of Anime and Manga