Adult Swim to Broadcast Hellsing Ultimate

August 28th, 2014 by John

FUNimation has confirmed that Adult Swim will broadcast the “Hellsing Ultimate” OVA series during its Toonami programming hours beginning September 13 at 3:00AM. The episodes will be heavily edited to meet TV-MA broadcast standards and fit within one-hour broadcast spans. FUNimation will release the final two Hellsing OVAs, episodes 9 & 10, on domestic home video on October 28th.

Factoring in time for TV commercials, Toonami’s “hour” broadcast timeslot allows for 43 minutes of program. Only OVA episodes 2 & 9 are 43 minutes or less without edits.

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Seraph of the End TV Anime Announced

August 28th, 2014 by John

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Shueisha has announced that writer Takaya Kagami and artists Daisuke Furuya & Yamato Yamamoto’s dark fantasy manga series Owari no Seraph ~ Seraph of the End will get an anime TV series adaptation. The manga series is set in a future world in which only children remain alive, and the world’s children are enslaved by vampires. Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu & Itsuka Tenma no Kuro-Usagi novelist Takaya Kagami writes the manga. Daisuke Furuya then storyboards the art which Yamato Yamamoto draws. The manga series premiered in 2012 and presently has 5 collected volumes.

Source: Anime News Network

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First Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru Trailer Released

August 28th, 2014 by John

Pony Canyon has released the first trailer for Studio Gokumi’s original bishoujo fantasy/slice-of-life anime TV series Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru (Yuki Yuna Will Be a Hero). The series stars four junior high school girls that comprise their school’s “hero club.”

Source: Anime News Network

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Sega Hardware Girls TV Series Trailer Released

August 28th, 2014 by John

The TMS network has released the first trailer for the upcoming Hi sCoool! SeHa Girl anime television series. The series stars “Dreamcast,” “Sega Saturn,” and “Megadrive,” who transfer into SeHaGaga Academy and find that their classes occur inside video games. The show will premiere on October 8.

Source: Anime News Network

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Yokai Watch Movie Trailer Released

August 28th, 2014 by John

Media Factory has released the first trailer for this winter’s Yokai Watch: Tanjo no Himitsu da Nyan! (Yokai Watch: It’s the Secret of Birth, Meow!) movie. The film is the first feature based on studio OLM’s smash hit television series based on Level-5′s Nintendo DS game. The movie is scheduled to premiere in Japanese theaters on December 20.

Source: Anime News Network

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New Ikkitousen OVA Announced

August 28th, 2014 by John

The homepage for the Ikkitousen anime franchise has released a trailer announcing the upcoming Ikkitousen: Extravaganza Epoch OVA. The OVA is the latest anime based on Yuji Shiozaki’s 2000 and ongoing school battle manga that received its first anime adaptation in 2003.

Source: Anime News Network

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New Seitokai Yakuindomo* OVA Scheduled

August 28th, 2014 by John

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Reportedly Seitokai Yakuindomo*, the second TV season adaptation of Tozen Ujiie’s sexual-innuendo-gag school comedy manga, will get a new OVA release on DVD and Blu-ray on October 22. Seitokai Yakuindomo OADs 10 & 11, released exclusively with manga volumes 10 & 11, were spin-offs from the second TV series.

Source: Anime News Network

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Tokko Jimuin Minowa Drama Announced

August 28th, 2014 by John

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Kei Ogawa’s award-winning legal comedy manga Tokko Jimuin Minowa will be adapted into a live-action TV series titled “Binta! ~Bengoshi Jimuin Minowa ga Ai de Kaiketsushimasu~.” EXILE pop group member Toshio Matsumoto will star as a former biker gang member turned legal clerk despite not knowing anything about law. The manga series premiered last year and presently has 2 collected volumes. The TV series will premiere on October 2.

Source: Anime News Network

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Wakako Zake Drama Announced

August 28th, 2014 by John

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The advertising obi found on new copies of the third compiled volume Chie Shinkyu’s gourmet manga Wakako Zake reveals that the series will be getting a live-action TV series adaptation. The acclaimed drama manga follows a 26-year-old woman who enjoys visiting different bars to sample different varieties of sake.

Source: Anime News Network

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Eden Stage 5 Released

August 22nd, 2014 by John

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GEN Manga has published the fifth chapter of BASH’s indie epic fantasy manga series Eden. The collected print edition of the boys-love manga story One Is Enough by author LOVE is also now available in bookstores nationwide. I reviewed the book here.

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NickToons to Air Danboru Senki This Weekend

August 22nd, 2014 by John

The NickToons television network will begin broadcasting the 2011 “Little Battlers eXperience” (Danboru Senki) shounen anime TV series on Sunday at 10am. NickToons is already streaming the complete English-dubbed first episode.

Source: Anime News Network

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Funimation Acquires Upcoming Kuroshitsuji OVA

August 22nd, 2014 by John

FUNimation has announced its acquisition of domestic distribution rights to this fall’s Kuroshitsuji: Book of Murder OVA. The series’ two episodes will get limited theatrical premiere screenings in 10 theaters across Japan beginning on October 25 and November 15.

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Sentai Acquires Oda Nobuna

August 22nd, 2014 by John

Sentai Filmworks has revealed its acquisition of domestic distribution rights to the 2012 Oda Nobuna no Yabou (Ambition of Oda Nobuna) television series. Madhouse’s adaptation of Mikage Kasuga’s alternate history light novels revolve around a modern high school boy that time-slips back to Japan’s Sengoku era to find that the legendary Japanese warlord Nobunaga Oda is a teen girl named Nobuna Oda.

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Shirobako Trailer Released

August 22nd, 2014 by John

Studio P.A. Works has released the first full trailer for its original anime series Shirobako. The story will follow five high school girls that aspire to work in the anime production industry. The series will premeire in October.

Source: Anime News Network

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Amagi Brilliant Park First Teaser Released

August 22nd, 2014 by John

Kadokawa has released the first trailer for Kyoto Animation’s TV series adaptation of Full Metal Panic author Shoji Gatoh’s lighthearted drama light novel series Amagi Brilliant Park. The series stars a high school boy whose classmate ropes him into becoming the manager of a failing Tokyo amusement park. The series will premiere on October 2.

Source: Anime News Network

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