Last night, virtual idol Hatsune Miku made her U.S. television debut by performing on CBS’ The Late Show with David Letterman. The song chosen was “Sharing the World” from Vocaloid producer ELEKI. The special live was in promotion of the upcoming Hatsune Miku Expo in Los Angeles (October 11th-12th) and New York (October 17th-18th). You can check out the video after the cut.
According to the official website for Weekly Shounen Jump, Masashi Kishimoto’s long-running manga series, 「Naruto」, will finally reach its conclusion with chapter 699. It will be published in this year’s 50th issue of WSJ magazine — on sale November 10th, 2014. The manga first began serialization in 1999.
According to the obi strip found on the 14th volume of the original manga, a second TV anime season of Naoshi Komi’s romance-comedy series, 「Nisekoi」, has been green-lit for production. Additional details will be made available later in Weekly Shounen Jump magazine.
According to the official website, a new Milky Holmes TV anime series, entitled 「Tantei Opera Milky Holmes TD」 , has been green-lit for production. The new project is slated to premiere in January 2015. A special pre-airing of episodes 1&2 will be shown on Tokyo MX — December 31st, 2014.
The official website for 「Ai Tenchi Muyo!」 has been completely renewed earlier this week. It now includes a key visual, anime character designs, and expanded cast list of new and returning characters from the series.
During this weekend’s AnoHana Summer Festival Final event in Chichibu, Japan, a second 「Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai」 movie was announced by the production staff. Director Tatsuyuki Nagai, script writer Mari Okada, and character designer Masayoshi Tanaka are all on board for the project — scheduled to premiere in 2015. Additional details will be revealed at a later date.
According to Jump SQ, a TV anime adaptation of Takaya Kagami’s (author) and Yamato Yamamoto’s (illustrator) dark fantasy manga series, 「Seraph of the End」 (終わりのセラフ), has been green-lit for production. Further details will be revealed at a later date.
During this weekend’s Saraba Nyaruko Final Countdown special event at Differ Ariake Arena in Tokyo, a 「Haiyore! Nyaruko-san F」 OVA was formally announced. Further details will be made on the official website at a later date.
At this weekend’s Summer Comiket 86 event, it was announced that the third season of the Dog Days TV anime series will premiere in January 2015. Further details will be revealed at a later date.