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.
- Chihayafuru – Sentai Filmworks
I guess Ink finally made enough blood sacrifices to make this happen.
- ClassicaLoid – Sentai Filmworks
- Cosmo Warrior Zero – Discotek
- Eat-Man – Discotek
- Eat-Man `98 – Discotek
- Flip Flappers – Sentai Filmworks
- The Galaxy Railways: A Letter from the Abandoned Planet – Discotek
- Girlish Number – Sentai Filmworks
- Girls und Panzer der Film – Sentai Filmworks
- Gun Frontier – Discotek
- Matoi the Sacred Slayer – Sentai Filmworks
- My Brother’s Husband – Pantheon Books
- Oji no Kikan – Digital Manga Inc.
- Shojo Shumatsu Ryoko – Yen Press
- Uta no Prince-sama Legend Star – Sentai Filmworks
New Streaming or Broadcasting Announcements in the U.S.
- Anime Network adding Utano☆Princesama Legend Star
- Aniplex Channel adding WWW.WAGNARIA!!
- Crunchyroll Anime adding Persona 5 the Animation -The Day Breakers- special, The Ancient Magus’ Bride: Those Awaiting a Star Part 1, The Galaxy Railways: A Letter from the Abandoned Planet OAV, Heybot!, I’ve Always Liked You, Dream Festival!, Nyanbo!, Kaiju Girls, BBK/BRNK S2, Izetta, Magical Girl Raising Project, Brave Witches, Cardfight!! Vanguard G NEXT, Tiger Mask W, Aooni The Blue Monster, WWW.WAGNARIA!!
- Daisuki adding Bottle Fairy, Nagasarete Airantou, Cardfight!! Vanguard G NEXT, Long Riders!, Magic of Stella, March Comes in like a Lion, Occultic;Nine, WWW.WAGNARIA!!
- YouTube adding Pokemon Generations, Cardfight!! Vanguard G NEXT
New Anime and Manga Projects in Japan
- Digimon Getting New Comedy Manga
- Japanese and Chinese Co-production Bloodivors Announced
- My Hero Academia, Black Clover, Food Works, and Boruto Announced for Jump Festa
- A Silent Voice Manga One-shot for Special Film Book
- New Manga Announced for Rewrite and Little Busters!
- Anime Coming for Interview with Monster Girls
- 2 DAYS OVAs Bundled with Manga
- Original Anime Cheating Craft Revealed
- Tales of Beseria Game Getting Manga Adaptation
- Shorts Announced for Original Anime To Be Hero
- Isekai Shokudo Light Novels Anime Green-lit
- Anime Shorts Revealed for Hagane Orchestra Smartphone Game
- Unaired Episode Bundled with First Love Monster Manga
- New Movie Lupin the 3rd Chikemuri no Ishikawa Goemon Announced
Goemon finally gets a chance to shine.
- Whispered Words Manga-ka Launching New Series
- TV Anime Revealed for Idol Incidents Mulltimedia Project
- New King of Prism Movie Revealed
- Romantic Comedy Manga Tsugumomo Getting Anime
- Bonus Anime Short Announced for Drifters
- Pokémon Sun & Moon Getting TV Anime
- New Detective Conan TV Special Coming
YESSS! This can bring tons of new people to Conan!
- Pokemon Generations Shorts Series Starting
- 100% Pasukaru Sensei Anime Green-lit
- OVA Revealed for New Game! BD/DVD Buyers
- TV Anime Announced for Akiba Trip Games
- KochiKame Creator Working on 4 New Manga
WOW! You have to admire that dedication.
- More Berserk Anime Planned for Next Year
- Seven Deadly Sins Getting More TV Anime
- 2nd Season Announced for The Eccentric Family
WHAAAA?! I never would have dared hope for something like this.
- Nichijou Creator Launching New Manga Series
- Tales of Zestiria the X Getting 2nd Season
- TV Anime Green-lit for Chiruran: Shinsengumi Chinkon-ka
- Movie Announced for Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA Series
I was a little surprised by this news.
- Gintama Getting New TV Anime
- Sakurada Reset Anime Green-lit
- Light Novels Knight’s & Magic TV Anime Announced
- Ryoichi Ikegami and Buronson Launching New Manga Series
- Orange Spin-off Short Manga Announced
This brings my heart great joy.
- OVA High School Fleet Revealed
- Keijo!!!!!!!! Bonus Anime Added to BD/DVD Release
- Hi-sCool! Seha Girls Getting Bonus Episode
- Bikini Warriors OVA Announced
- 3rd Season Green-lit for RIN-NE
I always wonder who besides me is watching this.
- Rewrite Getting 2nd Season
- Missions of Love Manga-ka Launching New 4-panel Series
- Unaired Episode of Kiitaro Shōnen no Yokai Enikki Added to DVD/BD
- Silver Link Working on Original Project for 10th Anniversary
- Orange Anime Getting Filim Sequel
- And so does this.
- 2nd Anime Season Announced for ONE-PUNCH MAN
- Nyanko Days Anime Green-lit
- Landreaall Manga Getting OVA
- Manga Adaptation of Gamers! Light Novels Announced
- Girls Baseball Club Manga Inning! Launching
- Maid Sama! and Does Yuki Fall to Hell? Crossover Manga Revealed
- New Danganronpa OVA Bundled with Game
- Babymetal Inspiring Anime Shorts
- Overlord Getting Compilation Film
- Two New Weekly Shonen Jump Titles Announced
- 2nd Season Announced for Thunderbolt Fantasy
- New The Boy Detectives Club Anime Shorts Green-lit
New Live-Action Adaptations of Anime and Manga in Japan
- Princess Maison Series Announced
- TV Series of Tokyo Tarareba Musume Manga Green-lit
- Museum Getting Short TV Series Prequel
- Real Estate Manga Kichijoji dake ga Sumitai Machi Desu ka? Getting Series
- Movie Announced for Shojo Manga Hirunaka no Ryusei
- Ani ni Aisaresugite Komattemasu Getting Film Adaptation
- Two Films Green-lit for Sakurada Reset
- Hitsuji no Ki Manga Getting Movie
- Film Announced for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 4
- Lupin III Series Focusing on Zenigata Revealed