"Shonen Sunday" Teases Blitz of Anime Adaptations

Hiromu Arakawa's "Silver Spoon" or Rumiko Takahashi's "Rinne" finally getting adapted for anime?

I'm guessing we may soon be hearing firm news about the long rumored anime adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's best selling agricultural school manga follow-up to Fullmetal Alchemist, Silver Spoon. In this year's 50th issue, Shonen Sunday announced that the next eight issues will feature a storm of announcements concerning anime adaptations of the magazine's manga.

 

In addition to Silver Spoon, the magazine hosts Magi, Hayate the Combat Butler, The World Only God Knows, Zettai Karen ChildrenKenichi: The Mightiest Disciple, upcoming Shaft (Madoka Magica) project Sasami-san@Ganbaranai and Detective Conan, while other noteworthy candidates for anime include InuYasha creator Rumiko Takahashi's Rinne and Yuu Watasae's Arata: The Legend.

 

Sunday is published by Shogakukan, who is a part owner of American manga publisher VIZ Media.

 

 

What anime are you hoping for?

 

Update: Title corrected

 

via Yaraon

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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