Here’s the weekly manga/anime news post. There is A LOT of news so the format has changed a little:
New Anime Projects
- P.A. Works have announced a new anime project called Nagi no Asukara in Dengeki Daioh. The director, character designer and scriptwriter have been announced (click on source link) but more will be revealed on October 20th at Dengeki’s 20th Anniversary Festival. [Source]
- Wooser no Sonohi Gurashi, a web manga by Usa Yoshiro, is getting a anime shorts adaptation for the Fall 2012 anime season. Usa Yoshiro is a member of supercell. [Source]
- The manga Senyu, which started it’s run in Jump SQ in May this year, will be getting an anime adaptation. The manga started off being published on the Nico Nico Seiga website in 2010 before moving to SQ. The author is Robinson Haruhara. [Source]
- Dengeki Playstation announced an anime adaptation of Hyperdimension Neptunia. The game is an RPG developed by Compile Heart. [Source]
- An anime shorts adaptation for the manga Yumekuri has been green-lit. [Source]
- An anime adaptation of the 4-koma manga Kotoura-san has been announced. [Source]
News About Announced Anime Projects/Current Anime
- Mobile Suit Gundam AGE is going to end on the 23rd of September this year. That will bring the total number of episodes to 49. [Source]
- Vivid Red Operation, an anime project which is a collaboration between Dengeki G’s Magazine and Aniplex, is slated to air January next year (Winter 2013 Anime Season). The project was announced towards the end of May/beginning of June this year. [Source]
- A second season has been announced for Hyakka Ryouran: Samurai Girls. The anime is an adaptation from the light novel series. [Source]
- News about the staff for the anime adaptation of Mondai-Ji-tachi ga Isekai Kara Kuru S Desu yo light novel has been announced. Diomedea is the studio behind this series. [Source]
- Psycho-pass, one of the noitaminA anime running this Fall season, has finally had information revealed about it’s studio, plot and characters. Production I.G will have both noitaminA slots for the upcoming Fall anime season (the second going to Robotics; Notes). [Source]
- The third Berserk film is set to air in January 2013. [Source + PV]
Manga and Other News
- The Gunslinger Girl manga will end next month. [Source]
- Metal Gear Solid is getting a Hollywood live-action film. [Source]
- Princess Resurrection will enter it’s final arc starting from November. [Source]
- Pajama na Kanojo and Sensei no Bulge will end their runs in Weekly Shonen Jump #40 and 41 respectively. Retsu!! Date-senpai will start in WSJ #41 and Cross Manage will start in WSJ #42.
Oricon Manga Sales August 20 – 26
[Source] – This post is too long for me to list it, so refer to ANN’s one.
-Fairy Tail knocks One Piece off the first spot.
-To Love-ru Darkness gets into 3rd.
-Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai manages to sell close to 60,000.