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'...
The official website
for the upcoming OVA sequel Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu: Finale
has just revealed the release dates for the OVA's four planned episodes. The first Blu-ray and DVD volume will be out in Japan on August 29, and the others will follow on a monthly basis - on September 26, October 31 and November 28, respectively.
Like the first two TV anime series that aired in 2008
, this third anime adaptation is also based on Yusaku Igarashi's school / comedy / romance light novel series (...) Continue reading 'Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu: Finale OVA Dated'...
manga is ending
again. The main series, that is, the one following Mio's group through college - as opposed to the separate K-ON! manga with Azusa, Ui and Jun who are still in high school. Apparently, kakifly will continue writing this separate manga with Azusa
's fellow lolis. As for the main series, its "grande finale" will be published in the next issue of the Manga Time Kirara magazine, out in Japan on June 9.
is the Mardock Scramble
manga. Its final chapter has, in fact, just been published in the June issue of (...) Continue reading 'Manga News: K-ON!, Mardock Scramble, One Piece'...
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