Archive for the 'news' Category

Twitter Marriage One-shot Manga Released

Monday, June 28th, 2010

The “Konkore” (“Marriage Collection”) supplement to the August issue of the josei manga magazine “Chorus” will be running a manga by Kitazawa Bambi called “RT Retweet,” which appears to be about the marriage of a heavy-tweeting couple. Official character Twitter accounts can be found at and

Mirai Nikki anime by Asread

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

From moon phase citing some sales announcements.

Preview DVD packaged with vol. 11 coming out 9/9, anime presumably after that.


Director: Naoto Hosoda
Screenplay: Katsuhiko Takayama
Character Design: Eiji Hirayama
Sub-character Design(!): Ruriko Watanabe
Animation: Asread

Pretty much the same as Shuffle! which I don’t know anything about.

K-ON season 2

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Announced at a concert just now. Developing!

I didn’t watch S1 because I get a stomachache whenever I eat cake.

Source: a very excited yunakiti and a japanese guy on IRC

Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya movie in 2010

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Announced at the end of today’s Haruhi episode.

2ch thinks a movie version is really funny for some reason I don’t get.

MangaGamer advertising English Higurashi PC game at AX

Friday, July 3rd, 2009 (via shii)

The PC original isn’t the best version, but it is the only one you could sell for download. I wonder how well the translation is going to hold up over 11 arcs.

Correction to Previous Post

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Ignore the post below this one – masugomi lol. Here’s a link to Zepy’s post about it cause I have work in an hour.

Rape/”Insult” Eroge Production/Sales to Cease in Japan

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 via Ore-teki Game

As part of the fallout over the UK Rapelay controversy, the Japanese software industry has decided to ban all production and sales of “insult”-themed eroge. Inspections of about 200 companies which are members of the industry will take place on the second of next month.

Yumeta Company and Hal Film Maker to Merge

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 via 2ch

Yumeta and Hal will be merged, and Yumeta will be the surviving company, with the new name TYO Animations. The two worked on Night Wizard the Animation and Aria S1 together.

Angel Beats TV Anime Announced

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Early copy of Dengeki G’s confirms that Aniplex will be doing the new Key tv series.


Kochikame Getting Drama Adaptation

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

The front cover of the new issue of WJ is showing that the longest-running manga series ever, Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo, is getting a TV drama adaptation, with Shingo Katori of SMAP playing the lead role.

Shingo Katori.