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.
Big news for dub fans! Crunchyroll has added the English dubs of Sword Art Online (season 1), Fate/Zero, and Puella Magi Madoka Magica to its catalog of streaming anime. All the episodes of each series are available to Crunchyroll members in the US and Canada, and are all available now. More after the jump.
You'll notice a certain pattern in the latest Newtype character rankings. While Sword Art Online's leads are still clinging to upper slots, both follow Fate/stay night's principal Servants and Masters, with at least one other Fate character sandwiching their bronze spots. See who ranked in the latest issue of the high-profile anime magazine after the jump.
Author Reki Kawahara is busy finalizing Sword Art Online Volume 16: Alicization Exploding , set to be released August 10th. Excitedly, he notes that first there was Clan Asuna. After that was Titania Asuna. Then Undine Asuna. (Illustrator abec adds that he missed Progressive's Day One Asuna). And, coming up with the new light novels, readers will encounter Asuna's final form!
A Sword Art Online Exhibition ~ THE SEED ~ exhibition has been announced for Tokyo's Ikebukuro Sunshine City Convention Center Exhibit Hall D August 13-16 and Kobe's Sambo Hall September 19-21, with the news accompanied by a visual featuring Kirito and Asuna from all the anime's arc covered set to be covered by the exhibit.
Released for Android and iOS in late 2014, Sword Art Online Code Register brings together characters and abilities from SAO, ALO and GGO. Through this weekend, the game celebrated the season with June Bride outfits. And, while Leafa and Lisbeth's designs were previewed early, Dengeki Online closed out the promotion with a look at its Lovely Bride Asuna and Pretty Bride Silica designs. Get a look after the jump.
Released for Android and iOS in November and December 2014, Sword Art Online Code Register brings together characters and abilities from SAO, ALO and GGO. Through this weekend, the game will be celebrating June with Dutiful Bride Leafa and Obedient Bride Lisbeth cards. The former has advanced offensive capabilities, while the latter specializes in recovery. Get a look after the jump.