Some solid piece of Evangelion news, at last! Yoshiyuki Sadamoto's sci-fi mecha manga series Neon Genesis Evangelion
will have its 13th volume released on November 2, 2012, publisher Kadokawa Shoten has announced
. This may or may not be
the manga's final volume... Meanwhile, Evangelion 3.0
is still vaguely planned for this fall.
The last month also brought a slew of utterly useless Eva "news", invovling everything from GPS systems
, to inflatable ponies
, razor stands
, guide dogs
and (...) Continue reading 'Checkpoint: Evangelion, Persona 4, Kenshin PSP'...
anime adaptation is being announced on the cover of volume 9
from Touya Mikanagi's josei-fantasy manga series of the same title. This latest volume has just been released today in Japan, and so has the series' 5th drama CD
, for that matter. No details about the anime seem to be known at this time.
The Karneval manga began serialization in 2008. Its story follows the journey of a boy named Nai, who is looking for someone important to him, with only (...) Continue reading 'Karneval Manga Gets Anime'...
So much for Shakugan no Shana III (Final)
last time fans had the pleasure of enjoying their favorite loli tsundere. It may have marked the final chapter of the main story from Yashichiro Takahashi's light novels, but the author still has one more book in the making - it was revealed
today. What kind of story will it tell, and how will it fit with the rest of Shana
's saga, it's not clear yet (a side-story, perhaps?). But if there is another book coming, you can bet your seet lollipop that it's going to get animated at some point, as well.
I.G Port, the parent company of both Production I.G and Xebec, is founding
a new animation planning and production subsidiary, called Wit Studio. This new anime studio will (...) Continue reading 'Checkpoint: Shana, New I.G Studio, Anime Shorts'...
News of a Hori-san to Miyamura-kun
OVA adaptation may have only (re?)surfaced a couple of days ago. But according to a Twitter
update by HERO
- the author of the web manga that inspired this anime project - plans for the OVA actually date back to a couple of years ago. Still, he wasn't ready to reveal any details about it just yet.
HERO originally launched his Hori-san to Miyamura-kun web manga in 2007. Square Enix has also been publishing it as a series of compiled volumes, and they released (...) Continue reading 'Hori-san to Miyamura-kun OVA Announced'...
The Air Gear
manga series is slowly coming to an end, after ten years of serialization in the Weekly Shounen Magazine. Publisher Kodansha is announcing
that the manga's creator Oh! Great (Ougure-Ito) is ending
the series in 5 more chapters. The final chapter will be either 356 or 357, depending on whether or not they included chapter 352 in the count.
Meanwhile, the Yumeiro Patissiere
manga is making a return, following the original series' finale in July 2011. This time, author Natsumi Matsumoto wrote a one-shot story (...) Continue reading 'Checkpoint: Air Gear, Yumeiro Patissiere, Akira'...
This month's TV series of anime shorts Yurumates 3D
, which began airing in Japan and simulcasting on Crunchyroll a couple of days ago, will be extended with unaired episodes
. Two such episodes, for starters, will be included on a DVD bundle with the limited edition 4th volume of saxyun's 4-panel gag comedy manga that spawned the anime adaptations. The 4th manga volume with the DVD bundle is releasing in Japan on August 30, 2012.
For lack of a more official title, let's just call it Yurumates OVA 3
for now. That's taking into account the previous two OVAs: Yurumates
(2009) and Yurumates wa?
(2011). (...) Continue reading 'Yurumates Manga Comes With 3rd OVA'...
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Yet another follow-up story
regarding the format of To Love-Ru Darkness
now says that this recently announced
anime project might not be a TV series, as reported
by AnimeAnime.jp a couple of days ago. Their article
has since removed any mention of "TV" for the anime's format - which is not to say that it won't be a TV series, just... not officially, yet.Update #3: Follow-up story: it's a TV anime, officially
So the first day
of ACE 2012 only had 20,780 attendees, in part due to the bad weather that messed up the public transports. Well, I dunno what the weather was like on Sunday (...) Continue reading 'Checkpoint: To Love-Ru, ACE 2012, April Fools''...
Last update - Mar 30, 12:37 GMT
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This Friday, March 30, the Noitamina
website should officially reveal the second anime that will be aired during its popular late-night programming block from July, alongside the recently announced
anime sequel Moyashimon Returns
. The website's coders, however, may have let the cat out of the bag a bit early, by leaving the "rendezvous" name in the source code, as an ID for the "mystery" anime's cell on the page.
This tiny slip gives a ton of weight to a recent rumor
that's been flying around the Japanese forums, claiming that the TV anime in question will be (...) Continue reading 'Natsuyuki Rendez-vous Manga Getting Anime? Yep!'...
The Amagami Precious Diary manga spin-off that's been serialized in the Young Animal Island magazine has come to an end
. The manga was originally launched by Tarou Shinonome in the Young Animal magazine in November 2009, based on the Amagami
romance simulation game that also inspired two anime series: Amagami SS
in 2010 and Amagami SS Plus
in 2012. The manga's final compiled volume (#5) ships in June.
This week marked the debut of a Walkure Romanze
manga adaptation, in the May issue of Dengeki Daioh magazine (out since March 27). The manga is based on the 2011 eroge (...) Continue reading 'Checkpoint: Amagami, Walkure, PS4 = Orbis?'...
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