The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of new anime, manga, novel, and artbook licenses for the U.S. It also lists new streaming/broadcasting announcements and posted crowdfunding projects available to U.S. residents. And finally, it includes anime/manga projects and live-action anime/manga adaptation announcements from Japan.
New Licenses in the U.S.
- 8 Man After – Discotek
- Bakemonogatari (light novels) – Vertical Inc.
- Blade of Demon Destruction (ch. 1-3) – VIZ
- Blame! – Vertical Inc.
- Bloom Into You – Seven Seas
- Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace – Sentai Filmworks
- Den-noh Coil – Sentai Filmworks
This was a mainstay of Secret Santa for many years. I hope a legitimate release will get this the fandom it deserves.
- Dissolving Classroom – Vertical Inc.
- The Girl Who Leapt Through Time – Funimation
- Hakuoki: Wild Dance of Kyoto – Sentai Filmworks
- Immortal Hounds – Vertical Inc.
- Judas – VIZ
- Juden Chan – Media Blasters
- Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir – Shout! Factory
- Re:Monster – Seven Seas
For a second I thought this was the Another Monster novel by Naoki Urasawa.
- Sherlock: A Study in Pink – Titan Comics
I’m going to enjoy this.
- Softenni! – Sentai Filmworks
New Crowdfunding Projects
- Chika Chika Idol CG Anime
- Kaze no Yo ni Anime Film
- Mayoiga TV Anime
I don’t understand what this money is for.
- Skip Beat! Anime English Release
- The Vision of Escaflowne TV New English Dub
New Streaming or Broadcasting Announcements in the U.S.
- Cartoon Network adding Dimension W
- Crunchyroll Anime adding This Boy is a Professional Wizard, Saint Seiya – Hades, Noblesse, Flame of Recca, Juden Chan, Fushigi Yugi
- Netflix adding Perfect Bones
- Weekly Shonen Jump USA adding Blade of Demon Destruction
New Anime and Manga Projects in Japan
- The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Manga Starting
- Two New Series Yuragi-so no Yuna-san and Kimetsu no Yaiba Starting in Weekly Shonen Jump
- Anime Green-lit for Barakamon Prequel Manga
This should be fun. Hopefully we can watch this one together when it comes out.
- Iga no Kabamaru Sequel Manga Revealed
- Manga Adaptations Starting for Concrete Revolutio, Odin’s Sphere, and Chaos;Child
- Novel Undead Girl Madafarce Getting Manga
- New Manga Gata Girl Announced
- Ryukishi07 Launching New Manga with Artist Yukari Higa
- New Anime Short Revealed for Tama and Friends
- Berserk Getting New TV Series
This is not a drill.
- Production I.G Makes Nolesse Anime Short Based on Korean Comic
- New Dragon Ball Z Manga Based on 3DS Game Coming
- Four Manga Series Based on Macross Delta Launching
That is a remarkable number of spin-off manga.
- Arina Tanemura Beginning New Manga
- 2nd Season of Kagewani Horror Anime Green-lit
- Joshiraku Creators Starting New Manga
- Creator of Wandering Son Drawing Short Manga Based on Music Single
- Original Short Anime Maho Ossan Shjo Eibsu★chan Released
- The Morose Mononokean Getting Anime
YIPPIE! This is one of my favorite manga up on Crunchyroll at the moment.
- TV Anime Green-lit for Otome Game Ozmafia!!
- Anime Announced for Keijo!!!!!!!! Gambling Water Sport Manga
- Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari TV Anime Revealed
- Game Puzzle & Dragons X Getting Anime
I am now trying to picture what the free to read manga model would be.
- New Monster Musume OVA Bundled with Manga
- Marginal#4 Otome Franchise Anime Announced
- 8th Jewelpet Anime Green-lit
- Time Travel Romance Manga Orange Getting Anime
Here comes more great shojo anime!
- Black Butler Film Revealed
- Two More Ace of the Diamond OVAs Bundled with Manga
But I haven’t gotten to see the other OVAs yet. Come on, help us out CR.
- Horror Manga Bye Bye Jinrui Launching
- New Manga Tetsuwan Adam Starting
- Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Getting New OVA
- Anime Inspired by Yotsuba&!‘s Danbo Cat-version Character Announced
That is not thew first thing I would sin off into its own anime but to each their own I suppose.
- New Girls & Panzer OVA Bundled with Movie
- Ichigo Takano Draws Orange One-shot and Announces Spin-off
- TV Anime Green-lit for 4-panel Manga Nobunaga no Shinobi
- Sweetness and Lightning Getting Anime Adaptation
- Are You Alice? Creators Start New Manga Hitokiri Share House
- Seasons 4 and 5 of Symphogear Revealed
I am always surprised that Symphogear has as big a fandom as it does.
New Live-Action Adaptations of Anime and Manga in Japan
- TV Show Announced for Comedy Manga Tensai Bakabon
- Extortion Manga Shimauma Getting Movie
- Manga About Manga Publishing Juhan Shuttai! Getting TV Series
- Terraformars Gets Prequel Special
- Horror Series Shojo Tsubaki Getting Movie
- Film and TV Series Revealed for Gritty Diaspolice Manga
- Mars TV Series Getting Finale Film
- TV Series Announced for ‘Okodawari,’ Ore ni mo Kure yo!
- 2nd Season of Bar Lemon Heart Green-lit
- Poe no Ichizoku Series Based on Hagio Moto Manga Announced