Last update - Feb 10, 21:05 GMT
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The upcoming Library War
anime film, based on Hiro Arikawa's light novels about soldiers defending libraries, has revealed its final title - Toshokan Sensou: Kakumei no Tsubasa, or Library War: The Wings of Revolution
- as well as its main cast
, which is actually returning unchanged from the 2008 TV anime series. The movie is created by Production I.G for an early summer 2012 premiere in Japan.
The upcoming TV anime series Shining Hearts
has also been officially labeled this week. With the opening of its official website
, we learn that it will be titled Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan - or Shining Hearts: Bread of Happiness. The page also confirms that the series will be airing in Japan from April 2012
, and lists additional cast
members. The studio in charge of the animation for this one is also Production I.G, based on Sega's 2010 game
The next game in Sega's "Shining" series will be revealed next month, with the release of Shining Blade
for the PSP. According to an official Twitter message (via Andriasang
), "pamphlets contained within the packaging for Shining Blade will contain a number of shocking announcements, including information on the next Shining project which is already in development"
And for one more shiny piece of (bad) news, the Japanese eroge maker 0verflow has confirmed that Shiny Days
will be the last game
they release. However, they aren't going bankrupt, so they will continue to support their existing titles - such as School Days, Summer Days and Cross Days. At the same time, it was announced
that their "ero-swan song" has suffered a delay: instead of this February 24, Shiny Days is now set for release in April 2012.