Adult Swim's Toonami programming has retaken Wall Maria! Of, well, they retook 11pm. Starting this Saturday, the anime programming has re-expanded with another re-broadcast. More after the jump.
Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its November slate of releases which includes three Sentai Filmworks titles that have Limited Edition Premium Box Sets! HAIKYU!! SEASON 1, HAVEN'T YOU HEARD? I'M SAKAMOTO COMPLETE COLLECTION and THE SQUID GIRL COMPLETE COLLECTION. Get the details after the jump.
An early look at the cover of the September issue of Dengeki Daioh has shown that the TV anime adaptation of Mitsuboshi Colors is scheduled for January's winter 2018 season. The short-form comedy manga by Katsuwo is about a trio of elementary school girls who form a secret club dedicated to protecting the peace of the city of Ueno.
Is the pain of Kiznaiver still fresh in your heart? It evidentally hasn't dulled for original character designer Shirow Miwa (also for Joker Game, plus manga artist on Dogs and the RWBY prequel). Today, he posted some art of Noriko Sonozaki enjoying some summer watermelon for voice actress Hibiku Yamamura. Get a look after the jump.
Steins;Gate is one of those series where characters have complete dates of birth. Makise Kurisu's happens to be July 25th, 1992. So, Happy 25th to Kris! Mastermind Chiyomaru Shikura's studio posted some appropriately summery art to celebrate. Get a look after the jump.
The September issue of Comic Cune, out in Japan on July 27th, is set to announce plans for a TV anime adaptation of Riko Korie's 2013 twin little sister manga Alice or Alice - Siscon Nii-san to Futago no Imouto. More after the jump.
Before his death last spring at age 43, light novel author Tomohiro Matsu (Listen to Me, Girls. I Am Your Father!, Mayoi Neko Overrun!) worked on fantasy series Märchen Mädchen, which is now being posthumously published by Shueisha's Dash X Bunko with art by Kantoku (The "Hentai" prince and the stony cat). With the new release of volume two, plans for an anime and a manga adaptation have been announced.
The Eagle Jump ladies are back at work in today's New Game!! season 2, episode 3, "...Ugh~, How Embarrassing!" Yet, Hifumi gets to relax and enjoy the summer weather, at least in an illustration by manga author Shōtarō Tokunō, posted to coincide with the anime's broadcast. Get a look after the jump.
In time for today's release of a new, second OVA with the limited edition 12th Konosuba light novel by Natsume Akatsuki and Kurone Mishima, titled "Female Knight's Lullaby, Kazuma's Jun Fukushima and Megumin's Rie Takahashi appeared on a radio show, on which plans for a new anime project were announced. Format (TV? movie? OVA?), timing, and other details are to be announced.
This week, Attack on Titan editor Shintaro Kawakubo appeared on a Nico Live webcast for home manga publication Bessatsu Shonen Magazine. This included the news that the limited edition of volume 24, expected in December, will feature a new OAD. More after the jump.
There are lots of anniversaries happening around Shonen Jump these days. It's building up to the magazine's 50th on August 1 of next year. One Piece just had its 20th. And, My Hero Academia passed its third on July 7th. This week it actually did the celebrating with a special color spread. Then, author Kōhei Horikoshi jumped onto Twitter with some hairy bonus art.
For a change, figure sales/release timing isn't as bewildering as the changes in Haruhi Suzumiya's hair style. Pre-orders have launched for 1/4th scale The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan figure of the spin-off's take on Yuki Nagato, dressed in a Santa bunny girl outfit. And, with Good Smile Company distributing, it's actually scheduled to ship in December!
This week at San Diego Comic Con, Viz announced a slate of new manga licenses, including Jump titles and one of the latest by acclaimed author Inio Asano. Coming out of the event, they've now published their descriptions of the series, along with when to expect them. Get a look after the jump.
This week, manga readers are getting a penultimate visit to Amamizukan. Akiko Higashimura's Princess Jellyfish manga returned to josei magazine Kiss having announced plans to conclude, then, going on hiatus from the January 2016 issue. The September issue, out on July 25th, is announcing that the series will end in the following October issue, out on August 25th. More after the jump.
Aniplex of America has announced plans to celebrate this year's 10th anniversary of Gurren Lagann with an event at Otakon in Washington D.C. on August 12, 2017. This will feature a panel with English dub cast members Kyle Hebert (voice of Kamina) and Michelle Ruff (voice of Yoko), as well as Tony Oliver, who served as English ADR Director and script writer for the series. More after the jump.