It is officially confirmed today that an anime adaptation of Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu. (I, will become a twintail) light novel series by Yume Mizusawa is in the works. The writer won the Jury's Special Award in the 6th Shogakukan Light Novel Award with the first volume in March 2012. Hit the jump for more information.
After the first announcement in early October, the official site for the anime project based on Tsutomu Sato's The Irregular at Magic High School light novel series has been quiet. It finally announced today that the project will be TV anime, and it will be premiere in spring 2014. Hit the jump for more.
The official website and Twitter account for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Touka Takei's popular love comedy light novel series Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara, Gaworare for short, are launched today. The site has posted the 1st key visual featuring the anime version heroines. Check the image after the jump.
It is officially announced today that an anime adaptation of Ougyo Kawagishi's Jinsei/La Bonne Vie light novel series is in the works. Jinsei means "life" in Japanese. The popular novel series illustrated by Meruchi Nanase (Hell-Come) has published six volumes so far. More details after the jump.
Light novels are still widely popular in Japan, providing a rich pool of original stories for possible anime adaptations. But, there are so many of them available, so just how do you choose what to read? That's where the power of beautiful illustrations on the cover comes in. Find out the top 10 new illustrators who are currently grabbing the attention of light novel readers, as chosen by light novel experts in Japan after the jump!
Right before the last episode run in Japan, the Good Smile Cafe in Akihabara hosted The Devil Is A Part-Timer! themed cafe for a limited time. Unfortunately, there was no part-time devil staffed at the cafe, but it offered plenty of artwork on display and the show inspired menu. Check out photos from the cafe after the jump!
The first people who see the A Certain Magical Index: the Miracle of Endymion film will receive 103,000 copies of the original story of the light novel A Certain Magical Index: Road to Endymion for free. The 224 pages book is written by the original creator of the series, Kazuma Kamachi himself. Hit the jump for more details.