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.
A couple of notable manga series have made digital, North American premieres today. The Viz rescue license Sousuke Kaise's Grenadier is now up on their platform and more, along with the first collection of a little globetrotting, proto-vampire fighting story known as JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 2--Battle Tendency. Meanwhile, Yen Press has launched the first two digital volumes of best-seller Akame Ga Kill! along with popular light novels.
Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau has charged 41-year-old light novel author Mamare Touno, best known for his Maoyu Maou Yuusha and Log Horizon series, and his copyright management company m2lade JAM on suspicion of the violation of the Corporate Tax Law. Hit the jump for more details.
Japanese publisher GREE has put up a brand new website for its upcoming mobile Log Horizon game Log Horizon ~Land of New Adventure~. It's slated for release on iOS and Android in the winter, and will be free-to-play. Hit the jump for more!
if you liked the apparance of Shiroe's female alt-avatar Roe2 in last week's Log Horizon anime, you certainly weren't alone. Manga artist Michiro Ueyama (Tsumanuda Fight Town, a long running Zoids published by Viz, those awesome Gundam as maid illustrations from last spring) has posted his tribute. Get a look after the jump.
Book Walker, one of the largest digital book stores owned by Kadokawa, today announced its sales ranking of 2014 for 10 categories. They are based on the sales figures between December 1, 2013 and November 30, 2014, from its 151,000 titles. Check the rankings for the overall sales, boys manga, and girls manga after the jump.
Sentai Filmworks is counting down the final week to the release of the first collection of Log Horizon. And, with the first 13 episodes coming to DVD and Blu-ray on November 25th, Sentai Filmworks has been previewing the English dub. Get a look and listen after the jump.
With the first 13 episode collection set to be released on DVD and Blu-ray on November 25th, Sentai Filmworks has announced the English dub cast for Log Horizon. See who's who after the jump.