ROUND-UP: The News In Anime 09/07/2020-09/11/2020

Multiple manga series come to an end in this week's industry news

 

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

 

Some sad news this week as one manga series comes to an end and another goes on hiatus. However, new beginnings are just around the corner with upcoming film releases and a new VTuber group.

 

09/07

 

Violet Evergarden Backgrounds Released In Advance Of Film Release

 

Violet Evergarden The Movie hits theaters in Japan on September 18. To celebrate, the official website has shared backgrounds for fans of the title.

 

09/08

 

First Date A Bullet Film To Open In Hong Kong This Month

 

The first Date A Bullet film, Date A Bullet: Dead Or Bullet opened in theaters in Japan August 14. The film is now set to debut in theaters in Hong Kong on September 24.

 

A3! Winter Season Debut And Key Visual Revealed

 

A3! 

 

A3! has released a new key visual introducing the acting troupe of the winter season. These boys will focus on serious and emotional dramas.

 

12 Beast Manga Has Been Canceled

 

The manga 12 Beast has been canceled. Manga creator OKAYADO has cited pressure and mental health as the reasons behind the series’ end.

 

Spanish Anime Series The Idhun Chronicles Interview

 

Ruiz de Austria speaks with Variety on book adaptations, international production, and what it’s like working with Netflix in this interview on Spanish anime series The Idhun Chronicles.

 

09/09

 

New Virtual Hololive VTuber Group Announced

 

 

Cover Corps’ new hololive VTuber group has been revealed. The group will interact with fans on YouTube and Twitter, with streams starting September 12-13.

 

09/10

 

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Hits Major Manga Milestone

 

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime has hit an impressive manga milestone as the series surpasses 20 million print copies.

 

Great Pretender Manga Adaptation Goes On Hiatus

 

The Great Pretender manga adaptation is going on hiatus due to Daichi Marui’s health. There has not yet been a return date chosen for the series.

 

09/11

 

WIT STUDIO Releases Music Video Tribute To Animators

 


WIT STUDIO has teamed up with Uchikubigokumon-Doukoukai to honor animators with a personal rock music video.

 

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