All aboard the most moe military ship on all of the seven seas! This week "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" is setting sail for adventure with a look back at High School Fleet, a spring 2016 TV anime about a group of high school girls whose academic curriculum involves piloting a destroyer-class ship on search-and-rescue missions. Hit the jump to weigh anchor.
Tokyo-based anime production company Production IMS filed for bankruptcy with the Tokyo District Court on September 21, then the court decided to commence bankruptcy proceedings on October 3, Tokyo Shoko Research reported today on October 11. The total amount of the company's debt was reportedly 250 million yen (about 223,000 US dollars). Hit the jump for more details.
One's relationship status automatically switches to "It's Complicated" when Shinto deities meddle in the affairs of humanity, and one such story of girls and goddesses is Inari Kon Kon, a 2014 TV anime about an ordinary middle school student who receives divine powers in an effort to confess her feelings to the boy she likes. Hit the jump to join "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" in a look at fox spirits and teen romance.
According to the report by Tokyo Shoko Research on Monday, Tokyo-based anime production company Production IMS has started procedures to adjust its debt. While the total amount of the debt is still under investigation, an attorney who is in charge of the procedures says the company is likely to go into bankruptcy soon. Hit the jump for more details.
The official Japanese website for the High School Fleet anime franchise announced today on April 7 that an all new anime feature film is now in the works. The sci-fi military TV anime was aired for 12 episodes from April to June of 2016, then two-episode OVA was released in May 2017. Hit the jump for more information.
The official Twitter of 27-year-old anime voice actress Maaya Uchida posted a 70-second message clip from her to announce that her 7th solo single "aventure bleu" will be released on February 14, 2018, and that the song will be used as the OP theme for the upcoming TV anime Takunomi. Check out her message filled with joy after the jump!
A new promotional video introduces the main cast of Takunomi. ("Drinking at Home."), an upcoming TV anime based on the humorous manga by Haruto Hino about a group of young women that enjoy kicking back with a few alcoholic beverages after a long day at work. Hit the jump to learn more.
It is officially confirmed today that a TV anime adaptation of Haruto Hino's home drinking-themed manga Takunomi. (literally means drinking at home) is set to premiere on TBS in 2018. The fourth volume of the comedy series will be released this Thursday in Japan. Check out its teaser PV and main staff list after the jump!
Fans of moe anime girls and naval adventures on the high seas will be pleased to know that a new OAV for High School Fleet has been announced for release in 2017. Hit the jump to set sail.