The 12th volume
of Wakoh Honna's
hentai manga Nozoki Ana
is releasing tomorrow in Japan, bringing with it the announcement
of an anime adaptation of some sorts - OVA or TV series, it remains to be seen. The manga - also known as No-Zo-Ki-A-Na, or A Peephole - has been running on the Moba Man
website since 2009.
Poking the above picture will take you to the local Nozoki Ana gallery
with the manga's covers to date. And Wikipedia's entry
for the manga reveals a risqué story full of pantsu, peeping and - naturally - peepholes. (...) Continue reading 'Nozoki Ana Ecchi Manga Gets Anime'...
The Fall 2012 anime season
is starting to shape up nicely, with the addition of a newly announced
TV anime series based on the Teekyuu!
manga - a gag comedy series about a girls' tennis team, created by Roots and Piyo. The bearer of this good news is the wraparound jacket of the manga's first volume
(releasing in Japan this week), pinpointing the anime's premiere for October 7.
Publisher Earth Star Entertainment has already proclaimed the Teekyuu! anime to be the fastest TV anime adaptation ever. Their Comic Earth Star magazine began serializing the manga five months ago, so... mmmyeah, that's pretty fast indeed.
Sorry for the prolonged radio silence around here, and... yeah, let's just get straight back to loli business. So ANN has just relayed an announcement
made in the September issue of the Manga Time Kirara magazine, revealing an upcoming Yuyushiki
TV anime adaptation. The series will be based on a four-panel manga by Komata Mikami, about the school life of three girls in the data processing club: Yuzuko, Yukari and Yui.
No production or release details for now, just a tiny local Yuyushiki gallery
, if the above image piqued your interest.
A highly intriguing multimedia project has just been announced by a group of producers that include anime studio Madhouse, ASCII Media Works, Aniplex and Kadokawa Shoten. The project's dedicated official website
reveals its title to be Arata-naru Sekai
(New World), with an overall sci-fi time-travelling story whose various aspects - future, past and present - will each be depicted in a different format: anime, manga and novel, respectively.
The overall story takes place in a depopulated world that finds itself stuck in time. But, as time travel technology is finally completed, the hope of a better tomorrow is born. (...) Continue reading 'Arata-naru Sekai Anime Revealed, From Madhouse'...
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'...
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'...
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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