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March 2017

The March 2017 Line-Up 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.
Ancien and the Magic Tablet: Radical Dreamers Al reviews Kenji Kameyama’s recent film.
The Speakeasy #087: Zelda, Dragon Maid, Classic Anime, Crunchyroll Slowdown Ongoing Investigations: Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid from Kyoto Animation, Zelda: Breath of the Wild from Nintendo, Black Clover vol. 1-3 by Yuki Tabata, Yamada and the Seven Witches (finale) by Miki Yoshikawa. Topics: Anime Tamago 2017 projects, Classic anime streaming for industry’s 100th Anniversary, ERASED live-action series announced for Netflix, Crunchyroll sponsors movie night and its own convention, and Crunchyroll responds to their slowdown.
All Points Bulletin: Getting Wild with Detective Conan
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Some Tsukihime To Mix Things Up
All Points Bulletin: Wrestling’s Inner Monologue
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Return of the Demon and Sakura Duo
The Garden of Words: Let Us All Avoid the Anime Foot Fetishist Rabbit Hole Our review of a Makoto Shinkai film we overlooked.
The Ahoge is the Mark of the King – Fate/Complete Material Artbook 2: Character Material Al’s review.
Gotta Get Back, Back to the Past: Samurai Jack Podcast Kate guested on the Oldtaku Podcast.
All Points Bulletin: PlayStation Warm as Love
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Other King Arthur
Your Name. Here Al reviews the latest from Makoto Shinkai.
Manga of the Month: Paradise Residence Al’s choice is from the manga-ka of Oh! My Goddess.
All Points Bulletin: Who Framed Catherine the Great?
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Dandy Archer
The Dynamics of an Asteroid Al looks at the recently announced servants in Fate/Grand Order.

February 2017

The February 2017 Line-Up 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.
The Speakeasy #086: Fire Emblem Heroes, Voltron S2, Comiket, Wrestle Kingdom Ongoing Investigations: Fire Emblem Heroes from Intelligent Systems, Granblue Fantasy the Animation ep. 1 from A-1 Pictures, Voltron: Legendary Defender S2. Food for Thought: What Japanese event would you plan a trip around? Topics: We talk with Patz Prime about his recent trip to Japan.
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Gudako Fashion Show in Shinjuku
The Fiend with Twenty Faces: Many Masks Hiding One True Face We look at the original story that started a genre.
All Points Bulletin: Love Runaway
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Honmei Choco
Anime Tamago 2016: Post-apocalyptic RYB Time-traveling Seiryu Our review of the shorts from the 2016 project.
All Points Bulletin: The Ice Wanderer
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Saber Wars VIII – The Last Artoria
Mysterious Heroine X Assassination Note: How Many Sabers Are There? (Update #5)
Double PreCure 2017 Podcasts: Case Closed Review and S.W.A.T. Review Maho Girls! PreCure and Kirakira PreCure a la Mode!
Manga of the Month: To Your Eternity Kate’s pick is the new fantasy series from the A Silent Voice creator.
All Points Bulletin: Nancy Drew and the Mystery of the Super Bowl
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Chaldea United

January 2017

The January 2017 Line-Up 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.
The Speakeasy #085: Looking Back on 2016
Part 1: Favorite licenses from 2016, Favorite anime and manga moments from 2016, Most disappointing anime from 2016, how has streaming changed the way we watch? Food for Thought: What were some of your favorite non-anime or manga things from 2016? Part 2: Award nominations, top-selling anime and manga in Japan, the growth of the U.S. manga industry, the Crunchyroll Anime Awards.
All Points Bulletin: Pre-evolution Form of Twinkies
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The 502nd Legion: Nasu’s Fist
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star – You Now Have Permission to Pursue Lu Bu
Alain’s review.
Otakon 2016: 20 minutes with Producer Koji Morimoto
All Points Bulletin: Fog of Gregor MacGregor
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Master of Orion – Conquer the Dangos
S.W.A.T. Reviews: Winter 2017 
ACCA, Chain Chronicle, Chiruran 1/2, elDLIVE, Fuuka, Hand Shakers, Idol Incidents, Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club, Piacevole, Spiritpact, Urara Meirocho.
All Points Bulletin: Half a Loaf of Kung Fu

Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Grand Order Got 2000% More Metal!
Manga of the Month: The Ghost and the Lady Al’s pick is an under the radar action series.
The Reverse Thieves Fall 2016 Anime Awards Our picks for the best of season.
All Points Bulletin: Kubo and the Dad Bod Christmas
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Bravest Fencer
Fate/Grand Order: First Order – Cú Chulainn is the Eternal Top Dog Al reviews the first episode.
Case Closed Reviews: Fall 2016 Bungo Stray Dogs, DAYS, Gakuen Handsome, Glass Mask, Haikyu!! S3, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, Sound! Euphonium S2, Yuri!!! on Ice.


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