With the hurricane of licenses last month the fact that there was anything left to announce this month is an accomplishment in of itself.
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.
- 07-Ghost – Discotek
- The Abandoned Sacred Beasts – Vertical Inc.
More dark fantasy from Vertical? I’m down.
- Aura – Sentai Filmworks
- Beelzebub – Discotek
- Fairy Tail Ice Trail – Kodansha USA
- Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz! – Sentai Filmworks
This arc continues to have Bazett so it is approved.
- Gatchaman Crowds Insight – Sentai Filmworks
- Getter Robo: Armageddon – Discotek
- Hana Yori Dango (TV and movie) – Discotek
- Hayate the Combat Butler! Heaven Is a Place on Earth – Sentai Filmworks
I really liked this movie so I was always sad this never got licensed.
- Karate Master – Discotek
- Kyousougiga – Discotek
Yes, thank you!
- Noragami: Stray Stories – Kodansha USA
- Only Yesterday – GKids
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V – VIZ
- Z/X Ignition – Discotek
New Crowdfunding Projects
- Mugen Shinshi Live–action Movie Adaptation – Beach Walker’s Collection
New Streaming or Broadcasting Announcements in the U.S.
- Crunchyroll Anime adding God Eater, Wakako-zake, Episode of Sabo: Bond of Three Brothers – A Miraculous Reunion and an Inherited Will!
The fact even a One Piece special gets licensed this quickly shows how far streaming has come.
- Crunchyroll Drama adding 99 Days With the Superstar
- Funimation adding Episode of Sabo: Bond of Three Brothers – A Miraculous Reunion and an Inherited Will!
- Magazine Pocket App adding Fairy Tail Gaiden: Kengami no Soryu, Daiya no B!! Seido Koko Suisogaku-bu
- Weekly Shonen Jump USA adding Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V
- The Silent Manga Audition adding Ikusa no Ko -Legend of Oda Nobunaga, Nobo and Her?, Arte
- Viewster adding Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei!, Fate/stay night, Highschool of the Dead, K-ON!, K-ON! S2, Log Horizon, No Game No Life, Triage X, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
New Anime and Manga Projects in Japan
- Sasameke Creator Launching New Manga
- Manga-ka of Hell’s Kitchen Starting New Series
- OVA Revealed for Aru Hi Inu no Kuni kara Tegami ga Kite
- George Asakura Beginning Hazeru Hoshi Manga
- Anime Short Announced for Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works BD Release
BEST ENDING CONFIRMED!
- Cardfight!! Vanguard 4-koma Manga Getting More Anime
- Manga Adaptation Announced for Punch Line
- New Manga Based on The Night on the Galactic Railroad Launching
- Spy Novel Joker Game Getting TV Anime Adaptation
I sense some good potential in this one.
- Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko ja nai to Omotta? Anime Green-lit
- New Robot Manga Seiyaku no Frontline Revealed
Pretty good line-up of talent, I’m looking forward to it.
- Web Anime Coming for Online Game Soul Worker
- Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! Second Season Announced
- Anime Series Green-lit for Nijiiro Days Manga
- Kantai Collection Anime Film Announced
- New Manga of Baccano! Launching
Please let that mean more anime, too!
That would make a lot of American fans happy.
- Another Season of Terraformars Green-lit
- 2nd Yo-Kai Watch Film Getting Manga Adaptation
- New Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine Launching
- Fire Emblem Manga Starting
Crossing my fingers for an English release.
- Kyoto Animation Revealed New Anime Project Myriad Colors Phantom World
- 6th Season Coming for Teekyu
- Wagamama High Spec Visual Novel Getting Anime Adaptation
- New Season of Space Battleship Yamato 2199 in the Works
Hopefully they will continue the quality the put into the remake of the first season.
- Cycling Manga Minami Kamakura Koko Joshi Jitensha-Bu Getting TV Anime
YES! Serious girl sports!
- New Legend of the Galactic Heroes Anime Announced
Hope for the best but plan for the worst. If nothing else Production I.G being in charge assures you it won’t be a complete train wreck.
- Taishi Mori Releasing One-shot Naa-tan to Goshujin-tama
- Hikawa Maru Monogatari Anime Film Commemorating 85th Anniversary of Ocean Liner Revealed
- Manga Adaptation Announced for K: Return of Kings Anime
- Ayumi Komura Launching New Shojo Manga
- OVA Revealed for Snow White and the Red Hair
- Dance with Devils Manga Launching
- Sakurako Gokurakuin Starting New Manga Kaisei no Caricature
- Shonen Magazine Edge Announces Launch Series Shinyaku Märchen, Seifuku Robin Son, Aramitama, B no Shokutaku, Uchi no Class no Shojo ga Yabai, Maoh Install, Grimoire no Niwa
- Mystery Novels Machi no Tom & Sawyer Getting Manga Adaptation by Haruka Fukushima
Today’s Tom & Sawyer Mean, Mean Pride.
- Survival Game Club! Creator Beginning New Manga
- New Manga Series Hoshino-san-ke no Al to Kana Launching
- Akane Terai Starting Series Kagai Hiirowo
- New Series from Hiroyuki Takei Beginning
- More TV Anime Coming for DD Fist of the North Star
- Smells Like Teen XXX Manga Launching
That sounds like the title of a Nirvana doujinshi.
- Anime Green-lit for Bungo Stray Dogs
- 2 More OVAs Revealed for Kamisama Kiss
- Another Aikatsu! Movie Announced
- Short Manga Revealed for Shirobako‘s The Third Girls Aerial Squad
Will “funny story guy” appear?
- Film Coming for Tantei Opera Milky Holmes Franchise
- Kotoura-san VERY-MACHI Manga Promoting Tourism
- TV Anime Announced for Bread Comedy Manga Pan de Peace!
Apparently someone felt that Yakitate!! Japan should not be the only bread based comedy manga.
- Robico Starts New Romance Manga Boku to Kimi no Taisetsu na Hanashi
- Nanase Aikawa Novel Dahlia Getting Manga Adaptation
- One-shot Bishoku Tantei from Princess Jellyfish Manga-ka Becoming Series
I NEED THIS YOU GUYS.
- Hero Company Gets OVA
- New One Piece Movie Coming Next Summer
I don’t think this surprised anyone but it is still good to hear.
- Manga Anthology Announced for Token Ranbu Online Game
- Hantsu x Trash Manga Bundles OVA
- 2nd Event Anime Revealed for Haikyu!!
- Second Season Announced for Snow White with the Red Hair
Now this just needs to be keep going until the manga is over.
- New Original TV Anime Series Rage of Bahamut: Manaria Friends Revealed
- Classroom Crisis BD/DVD to Bundled Unaired Episode
- Manga Adaptation of Mystery Novel HaruChika Launching
…”wind instrument youth mystery”…sure, whatever, I’m in.
- Ryukishi07’s Iwaihime Game Getting Manga Adaptation
- Anime Green-lit for Shonen Maid Manga
New Live Action Adaptions of Anime and Manga
- TV Show Announced for Prison School
- Crime Manga Siren Getting TV Show
- Live-action Web Series Coming for All Esper Dayo!
- Medical Manga Konodori TV Series Announced
- 5th Season Green-lit for Kodoku no Gourmet
- Live-action Series Announced for Comedy Manga Nietzsche-sensei ~Konbini ni, Satori Sedai no Shinjin ga Maiorita~
- Fishing Manga Tsuri Baka Nisshi TV Series Green-lit
- Movie Announced for Kurosaki-kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai
- Itazura na Kiss Romance Manga Getting Film
- Live-action Adaptation of BL Manga Aitsu no Daihonmei Revealed