Category Archives: Future release

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Details Revealed

This week, from the official page for the upcoming anime Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (also known as Kōtetsujō no Kabaneri), came a lot more details with regards to the whole project. Announced on the site was the cast, staff, expected release date, preview, and a visual. The original anime will be directed by Tetsuro Araki and animated by WIT Studio (known for Attack on Titan). According to the announcements the anime will premiere in April 2016 just in time for the Spring 2016 anime season. There have been 3 previews published so far, the two newest of which were posted today, can be watched below: The main visual that was also posted can...


Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time Licensed

Today, Sentai Filmworks announced that they have acquired the license for Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time. Also known as My Neighbor Seki, Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time started out as a manga series written by Takuma Morishige. BentoByte reviewed the first volume which can be found here. The anime first aired in January of 2014 and ran for 21 episodes. As with all Sentai Filmworks acquisitions, this anime will be available on home video relatively soon through select digital outlets. Sentai Filmworks describes the series as: During class, a schoolboy named Seki-kun is always creating things to entertain himself. All he cares for is creating things with...


Bungo Stray Dogs Anime Premiere Announced

It seems like we’ve been seeing new series announced as part of the Spring season almost every day. With no signs of the announcements slowing, it’s time to add another to the list. According to the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation Bungo Stray Dogs will begin airing in April of 2016, adding it to the roster of the 2016 Spring anime season. Along with the announcement of the series premiere, the official website and Twitter account released new visuals for a few characters that had yet to be seen. The visuals primarily feature Akiko Yosano with Naomi Tanizaki and Yukichi Fukuzawa appearing for a group image. These announcements come just about...


Lupin III To Receive New Special

Today, it was announced that there will be a special for the new Lupin III series. This will air on January 8th, 2016 on NTV. This episode will revolve around the kidnapping of Rebecca Rossellini, a celebrity daughter, who is being held for ransom. Lupin, who is curious, elects to get involved in her recovery. The episode is called “Lupin III Italian Game.” Image and source Mantan Web


New Shokugeki no Soma Season 2 Visual Released

In a tweet today from the official Twitter account for the hit cooking series, Shokugeki no Soma, came the release of a new visual (shown below). We can expect Shokugeki no Soma season 2 to air in 2016 (it is speculated that it will be during the Spring 2016 anime season). The new visual can be seen below as well as on the official website for the anime. Series description below: The series, both the manga and anime, revolve around Yukihira Soma. Soma is a student who works at his father’s restaurant and works hard to beat his father (Joichiro) in the kitchen. Suddenly, his father decides to shut down the restaurant...


Concrete Revolutio Second Season Dated

With the Fall 2015 anime season coming to a close, Concrete Revolutio‘s first season is coming to an end just after we started to learn what the hell is going on in the story. While excited to see where the story is going, part of me was hoping that we’d be able to see more of the series’ world. Though I suppose that’s true for many series as they air. Fortunately, in the case of Concrete Revolutio, that desire has been addressed. The official Twitter account for streaming service Daisuki of Anime Consortium Japan announced that Concrete Revolutio is going to be receiving a second season. The second season is set to air starting April...


Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma Season 2 Announced

Today, on the cover of Weekly Shonen Jump (shown below) is announcing the second season and commemorating the manga of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma. Shonen Jump is currently commemorating the manga as the series has just hit their third anniversary. For those who haven’t seen this culinary masterpiece of an anime, it is time to hop on it. The original season of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma aired for 24 episodes from May 2015 through to September. The entirety of the series can be watched on both Hulu and Crunchyroll. For those who want to try your hand at cooking some of the delectable food within the series, check out this video...


Dagashi Kashi Anime Details Revealed

Today, we received an announcement containing all of the details for the upcoming Winter 2016 anime Dagashi Kashi, including the series premiere date. The anime is expected to air on January 7th, 2016 on the TBS channel in Japan. The official site and twitter account released the following trailer: The story is revolves around the character Kokonotsu who is supposed to inherit his family’s candy shop from his father. However, Kokonotsu has other plans and would rather be an author instead. Until Hotaru, a small and cute girl, comes in to play and makes things far more complex for Kokonotsu. She is part of a family that owns a corporation that runs sweet shops and...


Ange Vierge Release Date and Visual Released

During the Sega Networks Fans Thanksgiving event 2015 and on the official website Ange Vierge, came the release of a visual and release details. The anime, which is based upon and will be an adaptation of the Ange Vierge card game, is expected in 2016.  The official site and Twitter page (tweet shown below) displayed the following visual: Included one the official website is an animated visual for the game it self: Below is a link to the tweet releasing the first visual: And below is the tweet detailing that the anime will be produced by Silver Link: Source Otakomu


Assassination Classroom 2nd Season Air Date Announced

On the official page for the Assassination Classroom anime came the release date for the second season. The first episode will air on January 7th, 2016 on Fuji Television and Kansai Television, and subsequently each Thursday from that point on. This means that the students within the series will be experiencing a new semester accompanied by many new adventures and students. Along with the announcement of the release date of season two, came the news of an Assassination Classroom escape game. This is a touring game that will begin in on January 2nd all across Japan. The participants in the game have to save a classmate that has been infected by a virus. So...


Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara Release Date Announced

According to the official twitter account and official website for the upcoming anime, Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara, we are to expect the release in January of 2016. The show will be debuting on Tokyo MX and Sun TV. The twitter and website hosts the following key visual: The cast and crew for the upcoming show will be: Yuzuka Hanami portrayed by Akane Fujita Mitten portrayed by Yuuki Wakai  Chiya Sakagami portrayed by Nichika Omori Daiya portrayed by Minami Tanaka Mafuyu Shinoki portrayed by Miku Ito Pochi portrayed by Asuka Nishi Kazuhiro Yoneda is the director The series composition is done by Kazuyuki Fudeyasu Story boarding is done by Kazuyuki Fudeyasu and Momoko Murakami The character designer and...


Yo-Kai Watch Censored in English Release

According to the twitter account @TheWildWolfy (original tweet shown below), the English audiences are receiving a censored version of the Yo-Kai Watch anime. Apparently English speaking countries cannot handle men weight lifting and woman in bikinis. Below are a few comparisons between the two series: Unfortunately this is not the first, nor the last time that anyone (or any anime for that matter) has been subject to censorship. It just seems to be less of a big deal with something as simple as Yo-Kai Watch. At least for things such as Terra Formars we get it, given the amount of gore and violence they censored within the first season image comparison below for comparison)....


Unhappy♪ Anime Details Revealed

According to the official twitter account for the upcoming anime Unhappy♪, they have released the staff and when to expect the anime itself. The twitter account also announced the launch of the official website, but as of right now, seems to be having technical difficulties running. Unhappy♪ (also referred to as Anhapi) is expected to launch during the spring 2016 anime season. This comedy school anime revolves around five heroines who all happen to be in a class where everyone seems to be unhappy or experience misfortune. So the five heroines band together and set out to turn their school life around into a happy one. Below is the director and staff announcement: 【スタッフ情報】ということで公式Twitterでもメインスタッフ情報をお伝えいたします! 「あんハピ♪」メインスタッフ 監督:大沼心、シリーズ構成:田中仁、キャラクターデザイン・総作画監督:大島美和、アニメーション制作:SILVER...


Twin Star Exorcists Anime Confirmed

On the cover Jump Square SQ, that is expected to come out in January of next year, came the announcement that the manga series Twin Star Exorcists is being adapted into an anime. The manga series (also called Sousei no Onmyouji in Japanese) is written and illustrated by Yoshiaki Sukeno and currently licensed by VIZ Media. VIZ Media describes the series as: Rokuro dreams of becoming anything but an exorcist! Then mysterious Benio turns up. The pair are dubbed the “Twin Star Exorcists” and learn they are fated to marry… Can Rokuro escape both fates? When Rokuro’s best friend Ryogo goes missing, Rokuro is forced to ask Benio for help to enter Magano, the realm of the evil...


Ooya-san wa Shishunki! Anime Release Date Announced

According to the official twitter (tweet shown below) page for the upcoming TV anime Ooya-san wa Shishunki!, the series is expected to debut in January of next year. The title, Ooya-san wa Shishunki!, essentially translates to The Landlady is in Puberty!. The main site, that was launched today, does not have much on it yet (other than a redirect to twitter).  Now this show not to be confused with other similar titles such as My Wife is the Student Council President!, this show is about a young girl in junior high-school who is the landlady for her apartment complex. As more and more information trickles out we will do our best to keep you all informed....