According to the May issue of Dragon Magazine (Fujimi Shobo), an anime adaptation of Tetsuto Uesu’s (author) and Nekosuke Ookuma’s (illustrator) action-fantasy light novel series, 「Shinmai Maou no Keiyakusha」 (新妹魔王の契約者/ The Testament of Sister New Devil), has been green-lit for production. The exact format — whether TV, OVA, or film — has yet to be determined.
The official website for studio Satelight’s original TV anime series, 「M3 ~Sono Kuroki Tetsu~」 (M３ ～ソノ黒キ鋼～ / M3 ~That Black Steel~), has updated with information regarding staff, cast, broadcast date, and OP/ED music themes. A new key visual was also revealed displaying the main cast of the project.
According to the original website, a new original TV anime series, entitled 「Sora no Method」, has been green-lit for production. The first promotional video will be unveiled at the Bandai Namco Group booth （J60） at next weekend’s AnimeJapan 2014 event in Tokyo Big Sight. Some staff credits and key visual can be found after the cut.
According to Dengeki Online, a new TV anime series based off Ryohgo Narita’s (author) and Suzuhito Yasuda’s (illustrator) action-drama light novel work, 「Durarara!!」, has been green-lit for production. The announcement was originally made at Dengeki Game Festival 2014 held in Akihabara Urban Development X this weekend; in celebration of the light novel’s 10th anniversary. The core staff remains to be the same as the previous TV anime series. However, studio Brains Base has not been credited. The new project will instead be from Shuka; a studio founded by a production staff member of the first series. Further details are expected at a later date.
According to MoCa, a Strike Witches short movie trilogy, entitled 「Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow」, will be receiving a Japanese theatrical screening starting Fall 2014. Each of the three films will be 30-minutes long.
According to a scan from the latest Weekly Shounen Sunday magazine, three OVAs will be bundled in the next three volumes of Kenjiro Hata’s original manga series, 「Hayate no Gotoku!」, respectively — volumes 41-43. The first episode will be released June 18th.
The official website for the 2014 Sailor Moon anime series, entitled 「Sailor Moon Crystal」, began a countdown earlier today with the words, “8 days left… coming soon,” and an image of a waxing moon. However new information began to leak out earlier than expect and, as a result, the first anime key visual and synopsis for the upcoming 20th anniversary project was revealed.
A teaser website promoting a new original TV anime series from studio Satelight, entitled 「M3 ~Sono Kuroki Tetsu~」 (M３ ～ソノ黒キ鋼～ / M3 ~That Black Steel~), was launched earlier today. It is scheduled to premiere sometime in April. Further details will be available at a later date.
According to an obi strip found on the sixth volume of the light novel, an anime adaptation of Nozomi Kota’s (author) and 029’s (illustrator) fantasy-comedy series, 「Inou Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de」 (異能バトルは日常系のなかで / Inou-Battle in the Usually Daze), has been green-lit for production. The new project will be handled by studio Trigger. Further details will be made at a later date.
Earlier today, animation studio P.A. Works launched a teaser website promoting their new TV anime project, 「Glasslip」. It is slated to begin broadcast this Summer.