Elevators, umbrellas, and creepy dolls abound in Another, a 2012 supernatural thriller TV anime with direction by Tsutomu Mizushima and animation by P.A. Works and also this week's installment of "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog". Hit the jump to see who will survive, and what will be left of them.
If you want a good horror anime to watch this Halloween, try the 2012 adaptation of Yukito Ayatsuji's novel Another. Another was also adapted into a manga by Hiro Kiyohara, who happens to be celebrating a birthday today, which was cause for Sui Ishida, author of horror manga best-seller Tokyo Ghoul, to draw Another's Mei Misaki in tribute.
Highlights of Yen Press' Anime Expo announcements include plans to release much-requested light novel series My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong as I Expected (and the manga) and Ryohgo Narita's (Durarara!!) Baccano! in 2016. Check out the manga plans, Sword Art Online and Log Horizon spin-offs and more after the jump.
Griffon Enterprises’ 1/8th scale figure of Mei Misaki from the anime Another is slated for a comeback soon. Our pals at YATTAR JAPAN brings us pics and info after the jump!
Sentai Filmworks has announced the English dub cast for another summer released. In this case, horror anime Another will be hitting DVD and Blu-ray on July 30th with some familiar names attached to the roles. See who's who after the jump.
Looking past beach season proper, FREEing has teamed up with Good Smile Company and Max Factory for a swimsuit version of Another horror heroine Mei Misaki. The 23cm figure will be released in September for 8800yen ($89.60). Get a look after the jump.
Section 23 has another one of their eclectic release slates planned for July. In addition to re-releases of classic works like Masamune Shirow's Black Magic M-66, they've scheduled home video releases of recent works including Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere II, Queen's Blade Rebellion and Another. Get the full details after the jump.