These are just some of the least interesting anime announcements made as of late, and since dedicating full-blown reports for each of them would be nothing short of madness, a simple list will have to suffice.
- some pointless kiddy anime, rescheduled for April 2009.
- Koisuru Otome to Shugo no Tate
- an erroneously reported anime adaptation of AXL's eroge
from 2007, which turned out to be nothing more than a "misprint"
. So nothing to see here, move along...
(Black God) - finally gets
a TV debut timeframe: January 2009 (website
- Maria Holic
- just a revamped website
, TV debut still set for January 2009.
- Minami-ke Okaeri
- the third Minami-ke anime series will also start airing in Japan from January 2009 (website
- Shikabane Hime: Kuro
- according to the new website
opened by studio StarChild, that's one more anime (sequel) lined up for January 2009.
- Slayers Evolution-R
- the follow-up to Slayers Revolution
is yet another anime set to begin in January 2009 (website
- The 3-Mei-sama: Anime wa Anime de Arissho!
- based on the "Three Young-Men in Midnight" gag manga, about 3 loser friends and their random late-night conversations at a family diner restaurant. The manga already has a live-action adaptation, and that's where the OVA will borrow its director and (voice) actors from. Begins in February 2009.
- The Tale of Genji: A Millennium-Old Journal
(Genji Monogatari Sennenki) - will not be based
on the Asakiyumemishi manga, as originally planned
. Instead, the new Genji anime will be a more direct interpretation of the original novel, to celebrate its 1000-year anniversary
. Begins in January 2009 (website