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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WIXOSS Season 2 Trailer

August 22nd, 2014 by John

Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for Selector Spread WIXOSS, the sequel to this spring’s Selector Infected WIXOSS bishoujo card battle television series. The show’s second season will premiere in October.

Source: Anime News Network

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Fourth Queen’s Blade: Vanquished Queens OAD Scheduled

August 22nd, 2014 by John

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Reportedly the Queen’s Blade: Vanquished Queens 3 illustration book will be released in Japan on September 30. Limited edition copies of the book will include an exclusive “Vanquished Queens: Niizuma Musan” anime episode on Blu-ray depicting the decisive battle between former queen Aldra and the vengeful assassin Irma. The first two “Vanquished Queens” OADs based on the 2011 illustration book were released in 2013 with the two Queen’s Blade Premium Visual Books. The “Queen’s Blade: Rebellion: Numachi no Majo Werbellia” illustration book released last March included the third Vanquished Queens OAD.

Source: Anime News Network

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New Nyaruko-san OVA Announced

August 22nd, 2014 by John

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The homepage for studio Xebec’s Haiyore! Nyaruko-san anime franchise has revealed the development of a “Haiyore! Nyaruko-san F” OVA. Xebec’s TV and OVA series very loosely based on author Manta Aisora’s comedy light novels premiered in 2012, following an earlier OVA and TV series adaptation by studio DLE.

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Sentai Acquires First Queen’s Blade OVA Series

August 15th, 2014 by John

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Sentai Filmworks has announced its acquisition of domestic distribution rights to the Queen’s Blade: Beautiful Warriors (Queen’s Blade Utsukushiki Toshi-tachi) OAV series. The 2010 six-episode mini-series serves as an epilogue to the story of the second Queen’s Blade television series.

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Gugure! Kokkuri-san Full Trailer Released

August 15th, 2014 by John

Media Factory has released a full trailer for TMS Entertainment’s Gugure! Kokkuri-san television series based on the manga by Midori Endo. The reverse-harem supernatural comedy revolves around a schoolgirl who summons a fox spirit after using a “Kokkuri” ouija board. However, instead of haunting her, the fox spirit begins doting on the girl like a mother would. The manga premiered in 2011 and presently has 6 compiled volumes. The TV series will premiere in October.

Source: Anime News Network

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Denki-Gai no Honya-san Trailer Released

August 15th, 2014 by John

Pony Canyon has released a trailer for the upcoming Denki-Gai no Honya-san (Electric Town Bookstore Worker) television series. Studio Shinei Animation’s adaptation of Asato Mizu’s manga revolves around the lives of employees at a bookstore located in their town’s otaku district. The manga premiered in 2011 and presently has 7 compiled volumes. The TV anime will premiere in October.

Source: Anime News Network

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Ore, Twin Tail ni Narimasu Teaser Released

August 15th, 2014 by John

The homepage for the upcoming Ore, Twin Tail ni Narimasu (I, Will Become a Twin Tail) sci-fi action comedy television anime has added a teaser trailer. The adaptation of Yume Mizusawa’s light novels revolve around a high school boy enbued with the power to transform into a super-powered girl with two pig-tails in order to fight back alien invaders. The show will premiere in October.

Source: Anime News Network

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Fourth Lyrical Nanoha Series Announced

August 15th, 2014 by John

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An official website has launched to confirm the development of a Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid television series based on the manga by Masaki Tsuzuki and Takuya Fujima. The manga is set four years after the events of the third TV series and depict the now adult Nanoha Takamichi serving as a mentor to a new adolescent magical girl fighter. The manga series premiered in 2009 and presently has 12 compiled volumes.

Source: Anime News Network

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Strike Witches New OVA Series Trailer

August 15th, 2014 by John

Kadokawa has released a trailer for the first Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow vol. 1 – Saint-Trond no Raimei OVA. The three-episode “Operation Victory Arrow” OVA series will focus on the events that happen to the Strike Witches team members after they return to their home countries following the end of the Strike Witches 2 television series, before the events of the Strike Witches motion picture. The first OVA will get a limited theatrical premiere on September 20 prior to its home video release. The second episode “Aegean Umi no Megami” (Goddess of the Aegean Sea) will get its theatrical premiere on January 10, 2015.

Source: Anime News Network

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Parasyte Anime Teaser Released

August 15th, 2014 by John

The Mainichi Newspaper has released a teaser for the upcoming Kiseiju: Sei no Kakuritsu television series, known in English as “Parasyte.” Studio Madhouse is adapting Hitoshi Iwaaki’s 1990-1995 sci-fi/horror manga to coincide with the two live-action Japanese film adaptations that will premiere late this year and next year. The TV series will premiere in October.

Source: Anime News Network

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Dog Days Season 3 Teaser

August 15th, 2014 by John

The homepage for the Dog Days fantasy action TV series franchise has announced that a third season, Dog Days”, will premiere in January. New season footage begins 46 seconds into the teaser trailer.

Source: Anime News Network

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