The upcoming fighting game, 「Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-」, from Arc System Works will receive its first location tests starting August 9th-12th at Sega Akihabara. The event will also feature game developer Daisuke Ishiwatari and Pachi on opening day. There will be 7 playable characters to choose from — Sol, Ky, Millia, and four others.
According to producer Kondo Hikaru — along with several tweets from attendees at a premiere night event for the Kara no Kyoukai: Fukan Fuukei 3D movie, a new 「Fate/stay night」 anime project from studio ufotable is in the works. The exact format — whether TV, OVA, or film — has yet to be disclosed. A trailer will be shown during the theatrical screening of Fukan Fuukei 3D this weekend.
Earlier today, publisher Fujimishobo revealed an anime adaptation of Sakaki Ichirou’s (author) and Ookuma Nekosuke’s (illustrator) fantasy light novel series, 「Hitsugi no Chaika」 (棺姫のチャイカ / Coffin Princess Chaika), on their homepage. Additional details is expected to be delivered in the September issue of Dragon Magazine — on sale July 20th.
According to Manganewsjapon’s Twitter account, a new 「Fairy Tail」 TV anime project is in the works. The announcement was first made in the latest issue of Weekly Shounen Magazine — scan found below. More details will be provided soon.
According to the August issue of Nakayoshi magazine, a list of new 「Sailor Moon」 related merchandise and events has been scheduled for the year; along with a new premiere date window for the upcoming anime.
According to Toho Cinemas, the third film adaptation of Shaft’s Madoka★Magica anime series will debut in Japanese theaters October 26.
This week’s final episode (#12) of AIC Plus’ 「Date A Live」 anime series ended with a teaser for a second season. There is no word yet on when exactly it will air.
According to the August issue of Tech Gian magazine, a TV anime adaptation of Ricotta’s PC visual novel series, 「Walkure Romanze」 (ワルキューレ ロマンツェ), has been green-lit for production. It will premiere this Fall.