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.
- And You Thought There is Never a Girl Online? – Funimation
- Bakuon!! – Sentai Filmworks
- Cobra the Animation (OVAs) – Sentai Filmworks
- Endride – Funimation
This was the worst Rideback sequel.
- Flying Witch – Sentai Filmworks
- Gangsta: Cursed – VIZ
This could also be the title of a book on what happened to the anime.
- Hakuoki: Warrior Spirit of the Blue Sky – Sentai Filmworks
- Hatsune Miku: Mikubon – Dark Horse
- Kumamiko – Funimation
- Onigiri – Sentai Filmworks
- Naruto: Itachi’s Story (novels) – VIZ
- Naruto: Sasuke’s Story – Sunrise (novels) – VIZ
- Pilot Candidate – Discotek
Doc Brown must have been the person behind picking this up because I feel like everyone else has mainly forgotten bout this series.
- Shonen Maid – Funimation
- Sansha Sanyo – Funimation
- Soul Hunter – Discotek
- Tokyo Ghoul (novels) – VIZ
- When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace – Sentai Filmworks
- Wind Named Amnesia – Discotek
Now this is a blast from the past worth bringing back.
New Streaming or Broadcasting Announcements in the U.S.
- Anime Network adding Onigiri, Bakuon!!, Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto, Tanaka-kun is Always Listless
- Cartoon Network adding Hunter x Hunter
- Crunchyroll Anime adding The Lost Village, Space Patrol Luluco, Ace Attorney, Future Card Buddyfight Triple D, Sailor Moon Crystal S3, Pan de Peace, Shonen Ashibe GO! GO! Goma-chan, Cerberus, BAKUON!!, Tanaka-san is Always Listless, Crane Game Girls, Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro, Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto, Haifuri, Flying Witch, Big Order, RIN-NE S2, Wagamama High Spec, Usakame, The Fantastic Adventures of Unico, Unico in the Island of Magic, Mazinger Edition Z: The Impact!
- Crunchyroll Drama adding The Perfect Insider, Wakakozake
- Crunchyroll Manga adding Piacevole, Shonen Ashibe GO! GO! Goma-chan, Mini! Kiznaiver Theater
- Funimation adding Endride, Kumamiko, Shonen Maid, And You Thought There is Never a Girl Online?, Sansha Sanyo
- Netflix adding Cyborg 009 VS Devilman, Kuromukuro, Magi: Adventure of Sinbad
- Viewster adding Sora no Manimani
- VIZ adding Sailor Moon Crystal S3
New Anime and Manga Projects in Japan
- Visual Novel Planetarian – Dream of Little Star Getting Anime Adaptations
- Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju 2nd Season Announced
- TV Anime Revealed for Web-ban Working!! Webmanga
- New Whistle! Manga Launching
- Anime Special Announced for Zekkyo Gakkyu Tensei
- Two Short Anime Uchu Neko Mardock no Boken and Patisserie no Monster Revealed
- Saber Rider Xechs Game Getting Anime Adaptation
Not enough Artoria or Medusa.
- OVA Included on Kuma Miko BD/DVD
- Niho Game Getting Manga Adaptation
- Joker Game OVA Announced for TV BD/DVD Release
It doesn’t seem like a OVA extra series so interested to see this.
- Spin-off Shorts Revealed for Re:Zero Anime
- 3rd OVA Green-lit for Locodol
- Dance in the Vampire Bund Creator Begins New Manga
- 2nd Season Announced for Osiris no Tenbin
- My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO! Game Includes OVA
- New Vampire Knight Manga Starting
I am sure Kate is super excited about more vampire manga.
- Assassination Classroom Spin-off Anime Getting 2nd Season
- Working!! Manga-ka Launching My Monster Girl’s Too Cool for You Manga
- Bonus Episodes of Tanaka-kun is Always Listless Added to BD/DVD
- Three Leaves Three Colors BD/DVD Adding Unaired Episodes
- New Manga Bokyaku no Hate, 16-sai no Jibun e no Tegami Launched
- Granblue Fantasy Smartphone Game Getting Manga Adaptation
- Manga-ka of Wandering Son Starting New Series
- Fumiko Funi Launching New Manga
- New Sengoku Basara Spin-off Manga Beginning
Put Ya Guns On!
- Rainbow Days OVA Bundled with Manga
- Tokyo Tribe Getting New Manga Short Stories
- More WIXOSS Anime Green-lit
- Rohan Character Getting Anime Short with JoJo ‘s Bizarre Adventure Part 4 DVD/BD
The self insert manga character becomes a self insert anime.
- New Peace Maker Kurogane Anime Announced
- Battle Girls High School App Getting Anime Adaptation
- Anime Spin-off Revealed for Live-action Movie Sabuibo Mask
- Music Manga Fukumenkei Noise Anime Announced
- New Film Hirune Hime ~Shiranai Watashi no Monogatari~ Directed by Kenji Kameyama Announced
- New Star Fox Game Getting Anime Short
- Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Anime Announced
- Creator of Zatch Bell Starting New Fantasy Manga
LOLZ Zatch Bell.
- Kimikoe Project Anime Film Announced
- Anime Movie Coming for Kagerou Project
- Anime Green-lit for Comedy Series Fudanshi Koko Seikatsu About Guy BL Fan
This sounds at least interesting.
- Smartphone Game Avabel Online Getting Anime Adaptation
- OVA Announced for 4-Gatsu no Kimi Spica Shojo Manga
- Chi’s Sweet Home Getting New Anime Series
- Manga-ka of LIMIT Launching New Series Life 2
- Hantsu x Trash Water Polo Manga Bundles 2nd OVA
- Oh My Goddess! Creator’s New Manga Getting Simulpub Release
- Manga Adaptation of ISLAND Visual Novel Announced
- Midori Days Manga-ka Starting New Manga
- New Crossbone Gundam Manga Launching
- Card Captor Sakura Sequel Manga Starting
A return to good CLAMP?
- Artbook Fukamachi Naka Gashu Honobono Log ~Taisetsu na Kimi e~ Getting Anime Adaptation
- TV Anime Green-lit for Kiitaro Shonen no Yokai Enikki
- New Short Poe no Ichizoku Manga Coming from Hagio Moto
- Another Ajin OVA Bundled with Manga
- 3rd Season of Rainy Cocoa Green-lit
- More K Anime Announced
- Gundam the Origin Spin-off Manga Gundam the Origin MSD: Cucuruz Doan no Shima Launching
New Live-Action Adaptations of Anime and Manga in Japan