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.
- The Art of Castle in the Sky (artbook) – VIZ
- Attack on Titan: Lost Girls – Kodansha USA
- Boruto – VIZ
- Cells at Work! – Kodansha USA
- Cobra the Animation – Sentai Filmworks
- Grim Reaper and Four Girlfriends – Yen Press
Now what is the romantic comedy sequel to Bleach going to be called?
- Hatenkou Yugi – Sentai Filmworks
It will be nice for the anime to be licensed if for nothing else it will make it easier to use the term “the Rahzel effect.”
- Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto – Sentai Filmworks
- In/Spectre – Kodansha USA
- Kin-iro Mosaic – Yen Press
- Little Witches Necklace – Yen Press
- My Hero Academia – Funimation
- My Wife is the Student Council President – Media Blasters
- Naruto Side Story ~The Path That the Waxing Moon Illuminates~ – VIZ
- Plastic Memories – Aniplex USA
- The Prince in His Dark Days – Kodansha USA
- Psycho-Pass: Inspector Shinya Kogami – Dark Horse
- Puella Magi Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer – Yen Press
That name is fairly on the nose.
- RIN-NE S2 – Sentai Filmworks
- Rose Guns Days Season Two – Yen Press
- Sakura Spirit – Sekai Project
- Scum’s Wish – Yen Press
- Soul Eater Soul Art 2 (artbook) – Yen Press
- Strawberry Marshmallow (OVAs) – Sentai Filmworks
- Sweetness and Lightning – Kodansha USA
- Tanaka-kun is Always Listless – Sentai Filmworks
- That Wolf-Boy is Mine! – Kodansha USA
Sadly this is not called “Yo! That Wolf-Boy is Mine!” like Kate originally reported.
- Tohyou Game – Yen Press
- Tomie – VIZ
- Welcome to the Ballroom – Kodansha USA
YEAH! More sports manga!
- Working!! S3 – Aniplex USA
- Yana Toboso Black Butler Artworks 2 (artbook) – Yen Press
New Crowdfunding Projects
- Dai-Shogun Great Revolution CG Short
- Kimagure Orange Road U.S. Manga Release
- Riding Bean U.S. Special Edition
New Streaming or Broadcasting Announcements in the U.S.
- Amazon adding Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
- Anime Network adding RIN-NE S2
- Aniplex Channel adding The Asterisk War: The Academy City, Hai-Furi
- Crunchyroll Anime adding She and Her Cat, The Asterisk War: The Academy City, Hai-Furi, Bokurano, Kiznaiver, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 4, Terraformars Revenge, Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, Anne-Happy, Twin Star Exorcists, Ushio and Tora S2, Joker Game, Kagewani II, Berserk, Hundred, Super Lovers, Bungo Stray Dogs, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096, Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV
- Crunchyroll Manga adding Kiznaiver
- Daisuki adding The Asterisk War: The Academy City, Hai-Furi
- Funimation adding The Asterisk War: The Academy City, Hai-Furi
- Hulu adding The Asterisk War: The Academy City, Hai-Furi
- VIZ adding JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 4, Terraformars Revenge
- Weekly Shonen Jump USA adding Hunter x Hunter, Boruto, Naruto Side Story ~The Path That the Waxing Moon Illuminates~
New Anime and Manga Projects in Japan
- ERASED Spin-off Manga Announced
- New Tiger Mask Anime in the Works
Can’t wait for this!
- CLAMP Working on New Cardcaptor Sakura Story
- Fairy Tail Getting 2 New OVAs Bundled with Manga
- Complication Movies Announced Along with Details of New Kuroko’s Basketball Movie
So much more Kuroko’s to look forward to!
- Anime Green-lit for elDLIVE
- Mushroom Garden Mobile Game Getting TV Anime
- OVA Bundled with Food Wars Manga
- Anime Announced for Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Spin-off
- Kia Asamiya Launched New Car Racing Manga
- Scum’s Wish TV Anime Announced for Noitmina Block
- Noitamina Block Adapting Novel The Great Passage
- Baseball Novels Battery Getting TV Anime on Noitamina
No indication if they are included or not.
- 3rd Season of Haikyu!! Green-lit
- Hello Kitty Ichigoman Getting Web Manga
- Kazuki Takahashi Drawing New Original Yu-Gi-Oh! One-shot
- Assassination Classroom Short Spin-off Manga Announced
- New Duel Masters Film Revealed
- Urara Meirocho Getting Anime
- New Yona of the Dawn OVA Announced
- Cat Princesses Anime Shorts CoCO & NiCO Launching
- Zonmi-chan Comedy Zombie Shorts Revealed
- ANIMATE Stores Getting Anniversary Anime Hand Shakers
We made SO MANY jokes with the title to this anime.
- Moto Hagio and Yu Hatano Collaborate on Tenshi Kamoshirenai Manga
- 2nd Season Green-lit for Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o!
- Anime Prequel Unveiled for The Ancient Magus’ Bride Manga
- Original Anime Bishojo Yugi Unit Crane Geeru Revealed
- More Fairy Tail Anime in the Works
- New Anime Based on Oreimo Author’s Light Novel Eromanga Sensei Announced
- Movie of Irregular at Magic High School Revealed
Sadly it does not involve everyone dying.
- Kiss Him Not Me TV Anime Green-lit
- Kazuo Koike Starting New Manga
- Vampire Knight Manga-ka Drawing One-shot
- Sanrio Anime Aggressive Retsuko Revealed
- Light Novels Roku de Nashi Majutsu Koshi to Akashic Records Getting TV Anime
- Occultic;Nine from Steins;Gate Creator Getting Anime Adaptation
- 5th Season of Natsume’s Book of Friends Green-lit
Wow, it is great to see this series going strong.
- KING OF PRISM by PrettyRhythm BD/DVD Includes New Short
- MAPPA Original Figure Skating Anime Yuri!!! On Ice Revealed
- TV Anime Announced for Neko mo Onda-ke 4-panel Manga
- Original Prohibition-era Anime 91 Days Revealed
If we can’t have more Baccano! we can comfort ourselves with this?
- Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge Getting Anime Shorts Spin-off
- New Itazura na Kiss Anime Movie Revealed
- Super Lovers Bundles OVA with Manga
- New FLCL Episodes Announced with Production I.G and Cartoon Network
I think all eyes will be on this production.
- ISLAND Visual Novel Getting Anime Adaptation
- Kaiju Girls ~Ultra Kaiju Gijinka Keikaku~ Anime Shorts Revealed
- More Luck & Logic Anime Green-lit
- CG Anime Announced for Infini-T Force ~Mirai no Byosen~
- Majestic Prince Bonus Episode and Movie Revealed
- Two Anime Based on Token Ranbu Sword Game Announced
- Kokuhaku Jikko Iinkai ~Renai Series~ Getting New Movie
- New Anime Series Revealed for Time Bokan
- Ping Pong Series Shakunetsu no Takkyu Musume Getting TV Anime
- 2nd Season of Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage Green-lit
- Anime Revealed for Ragnastrike Angels Game
- Seven Deadly Sins Getting New Short TV Anime
- Hello!! KINMOZA Anime Special Announced
- Anime Special Green-lit for Yuyushiki
- Sequel Announced for BBK/BRNK TV Series
- New Fate/Stay Night Movie Trilogy Revealed
Welcome to the Sakura path.
- Fate/Extra Game Getting TV Anime
There were so many salty Tamamo no Mae fans.
- Male Idol Franchise B-Project Getting TV Anime
- TV Anime Announced for Buddy Go! Cross-dressing Idol Manga
- Dream Festival! Male Idol Project Getting Anime
- Anime OVA Bundled with Paradise of Innocence Manga
- Nanbaka Prison Comedy Anime Revealed
- Short Spin-off Manga Announced for Hinomaru Zumo, Sesuji wo Pin! to ~Shikako Kyogi Dance-bu e Yokoso~, Mononofu, Haikyu!!
- New 1-shot Launching for Twin Star Exorcists
- Dimension W OVA Bundled with BD
- OVA Revealed for Bungo Stray Dogs
- Myriad Colors Phantom World Unaired Episode Included on DVD/BD
- Movie and Prequel Announced for Final Fantasy XV
New Live-Action Adaptations of Anime and Manga in Japan
- Cutey Honey Getting New Movie
- Drama Green-lit for Furenaba Ochin Manga
- TV Shorts Announced for Public Bath Manga Hiru no Sentozake
- Two Movies Revealed for March Comes in Like a Lion
- Movie Announced for HaruChika Novels
- Peach Girl Movie Green-lit