Shiro's slice-of-life mountaineering manga Yama no Susume
has yet to even have its first compiled volume released in Japan, this June 12, and already an anime adaptation is being announced
for it. It will be a TV anime series, with studio 8bit working on it for a 2013 launch. The studio's other upcoming anime project is Busou Shinki
(airing from October).
The manga's story follows two mountain climbing girls named Aoi and Hinata, who are also childhood friends. Hinata loves mountains, but Aoi prefers staying inside and (...) Continue reading 'Yama no Susume Manga Gets TV Anime In 2013'...
A few weeks ago, there was some speculation
going around, regarding a then-upcoming announcement
about the survival action manga Btooom!
. Well, things have now cleared up, thanks to a magazine scan
that reveals the new project to be an upcoming TV anime series adaptation, in the works at studio Madhouse.
The original manga is written by Junya Inoue, who has been serializing it in the Weekly Comic Bunch magazine between 2009-2011, and since then (...) Continue reading 'Btooom! Manga Gets TV Anime From Madhouse'...
The non-Conan detective manga Kindaichi Case Files
will be getting a 2-episode OVA adaptation, Kodansha's Weekly Shounen Magazine reveals
today (via ANN
). The OVA episodes will be bundled on DVD with the manga's limited edition 3rd and 4th volumes, releasing in Japan on December 17, 2012 and March 15, 2013 respectively.
The original manga, better known in Japan as Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo, was written by Youzaburou Kanari and illustrated by Fumiya Sato. (...) Continue reading 'Kindaichi Case Files OVA Announced'...
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Publisher Takeshobo has announced
in its Monthly Manga Club magazine that the TV anime series (of shorts) Yurumates 3D
will continue with a second season
. A broadcast timeframe wasn't mentioned at this time, but given that the ongoing first season is planned up to June 26, it's possible for the second one to march straight on from July 2012
Indeed, it's starting this July, and it's titled Yurumates 3D +
The only details revealed about the second season of Yurumates 3D are that Sae's younger sister will make her appearance, and that she will be voiced by (...) Continue reading 'Yurumates 3D Continues With 2nd Season'...
Over a month ago, Dengeki G's Magazine and Aniplex jointly launched a viral campaign
for a new anime project, with teasing clues hinting at a bishoujo sci-fi action anime whose heroine would be a 14-year-old girl. This week, the veil has finally been lifted, revealing an original TV anime series called Vividred Operation
, in the works at studio A-1 Pictures, with director / character designer Kazuhiro Takamura (Strike Witches
As previously hinted, this upcoming anime will be set in a peaceful world where science has solved all problems. The story kicks off on an island teeming with (...) Continue reading 'Vividred Operation TV Anime Announced'...
Sadly for fans of the K-ON!
manga series, and in particular its "high school version" that began serialization in April 2011, it's all coming to an end next month. The manga's main series, which follows Mio's group through college, was already announced
to have its final chapter published this June 9. But as it turns out now, kakifly's remaining K-ON! manga - the high school edition with Azusa
, Ui and Jun - will also end
In related news, an online auction
for a K-ON! guitar
signed by all 5 main voice actresses from the anime has reached bids of over 5.5 million yen (close to $70,000) (...) Continue reading 'Both K-ON! Manga Series Ending In June'...
Old news, indeed. But for whatever it's still worth, a new TV anime series titled Mangirl!
earlier this month, as an adaptation of Kagari Tamaoka's four-panel manga originally titled Soukan! Comic Earth Star Henshuu-bu (Launch! Comic Earth Star Editors). The anime is being created by studio Dogakobo, whose upcoming projects also include the Yuru Yuri 2
sequel and Natsuyuki Rendezvous
, both airing from July.
The Mangirl! anime, however, is only expected for 2013. The original manga's story follows the daily life of naive Editor-in-Chief Hana and "Japan's cutest manga editors" (...) Continue reading 'Mangirl! Manga Gets TV Anime'...
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