All the Titles Fit to License, 2017 Edition

There were more than twice the amount of manga licensed compared to anime this year. A whopping 240+ manga licenses were announced! That is surprising since the amount of titles picked up in 2016 had dropped from 2015 and were hovering closer to the low-100s. Even more shocking was that more than 70 of the 2017 titles were licensed by Seven Seas alone.

Anime licenses were hovering around 100 which is a little lower than last year. The big takeaway from this year was how little Funimation licensed with a mere 12 titles. Just 4 Aniplex licenses and none from Pony Canyon as well. Light novel licenses were about the same. And crowdfunding campaigns continued to increase but more on the creation side rather than the licensing side.

As a reminder, this list does not include streaming-only anime and manga. And as always, let us know if we missed anything.

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All Points Bulletin: Jólabókaflóð Paradise

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narutaki_icon_4040_round Kate’s picks:

  • Jólabókaflóð
    I love learning about Christmas traditions from around the world, and this one seems custom-made for me. Books, books, and more books for Christmas Eve!
  • Christmas Shopping in Tokyo
    A little tour of the holiday shopping options in Tokyo, including a randomized vending machine.

hisui_icon_4040_round Alain’s picks:

narutaki_icon_4040_round Here, have some cute dinos for Christmas!

Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Mash in VR Land

This Saturday post is the weekly Type-Moon news in addition to the regular APB post on Sunday. If you have any suggestions for what to highlight on the Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup drop me a line via email or Twitter.