Category “Anime News”

Toonami to Air Gurren Lagann

Monday, 21 July, 2014

Toonami will begin broadcasting the 2007 Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann mecha anime television series on August 16 at 2:00 a.m. ET.

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Satelight to Animate Vanadis

Monday, 21 July, 2014

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Anime studio Satelight is now developing an anime TV series adaptation of Tsukasa Kawaguchi’s light novel series Madan no Ou to Vanadis. The sword & sorcery story stars a young man taken prisoner by one of his world’s seven “Vanadis,” the powerful female warlords that rule the world. The light novel series premiered in 2011. Its 8th book was released last May. Uchuu no Stellvia & Mouretsu Pirates director Tatsuo Sato will direct the TV series for an October premiere.

Source: Anime News Network

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Absolute Duo Anime Announced

Monday, 21 July, 2014

Media Factory has announced the development of an anime TV series based on Takumi Hiiragi-Boshi’s sword & sorcery light novel series Absolute Duo. The fantasy/school/harem story premiered in 2012. The fifth novel was published last June. Anime studio 8-Bit (Infinite Stratos, Tokyo Ravens) will produce the animation.

Source: Anime News Network

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New Hori-san & Miyamura-kun OVA in Production

Monday, 21 July, 2014

Hori-san & Miyamura-kun OVA 3

Taro Yamada, producer behind Hoods Entertainment’s 2013 & 2014 Hori-san & Miyamura-kun OVAs, has announced that a new staff is presently working on a third OVA at Yamada’s independent anime production company Marone. HERO, creator of the original four-panel Hori-san & Miyamura-kun school romantic comedy manga, has released an illustrated message encouraging fans to look forward to the new look of the third OVA, which is due for release this winter.

Source: Anime News Network

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Doraemon Movie 36 Trailer Released

Monday, 21 July, 2014

The homepage for the 36th Doraemon feature film, Doraemon: Nobita no Space Heroes Uchuu Eiyuu-ki (Doraemon: Nobita’s Record of Space Heroes) has added a teaser trailer. The movie will premiere next March.

Source: Anime News Network

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Dia no Ace OAD Series Revealed

Monday, 21 July, 2014

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The homepage for the current Dia no Ace television series has announced that the next three collected volumes of Yuji Terajima’s Ace of Diamond manga will be released in limited editions that include exclusive anime DVDs. The 44th volume will be released on November 17 and include an exclusive anime episode based on the “Face -Kominato Ryosuke Special Bangai-hen-” (Face: Ryosuke Kominato Special Bonus Story) manga chapter that appeared in the Ace of Diamond Official Guidebook Ura, a manga chapter that will not be adapted by the ongoing anime television series.

Source: Anime News Network

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HappinessCharge Precure Movie Trailer

Friday, 18 July, 2014

The first full trailer for the Eiga HappinessCharge PreCure! Ningyo no Kuni no Ballerina (HappinessCharge PreCure! the Movie: The Ballerina of the Land of Dolls) feature film has appeared online. The 17th Pretty Cure feature film will open theatrically in Japan on October 11. The current HappinessCharge Precure television series premiered last February.

Source: Anime News Network

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High School DxD OAD Scheduled

Friday, 18 July, 2014

High School DxD DX.1 OAD

Author Ichiei Ishibumi’s High School DxD DX.1 light novel will be released on March 10, 2015, in a limited edition that includes an exclusive anime episode on Blu-ray. The third season of the TV anime adaptation of High School DxD is presently in development.

Source: Anime News Network

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Princess Kaguya US Release Date Announced

Thursday, 17 July, 2014

Deadline reports that Studio Ghibli’s film Kaguya-hime no Monogatari (The Tale of The Princess Kaguya) will open in limited American theatrical release on October 17 in order to qualify for year-end awards recognition. The English-language dub will star Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass) along with James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, Lucy Liu, Beau Bridges, James Marsden, Oliver Platt and Dean Cain.

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Kusen Madoshi Kohosei no Kyokan Anime in Development

Thursday, 17 July, 2014

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Publisher Fujimi Shobo has revealed the development of an anime based on Yuu Moroboshi’s light novel series Kusen Madoshi Kohosei no Kyokan (Aerial Combat Wizard Candidates’ Instructor). The light novel series premiered in July 2013. Its fourth novel will hit Japanese bookstores this week. The series is set in a future in which humans live on floating islands besieged by magical insects. The story stars a disgraced swordsman tasked with training three girls to fight the magical insects.

Source: Anime News Network

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