According to the official website for Anime Weekend Atlanta, Touhou Project creator ZUN will be attending this year’s annual AWA convention. In addition, voice actors Asakawa Yuu and Iwata Mitsuo will also be making a special guest appearance.
The latest Famitsu Comic Clear is revealing news of a TV anime adaptation for Touno Mamare’s fantasy-adventure light novel series, 「Log Horizon」 (ログ・ホライズン). The new 25-episode project, from production studio Satelight, is set to air on NHK this Fall.
A third TV season of 「Tantei Opera Milky Holmes」 (探偵オペラ ミルキィホームズ) was announced during a recent Bushiroad stage event — which was also streamed on Niconico Live. The news has also been confirmed by animation director Kodama Rei on Twitter. It is slated to premiere this Summer.
According to the March issue of Afternoon magazine, Kio Shimoku’s slice-of-life comedy manga series, 「Genshiken Nidaime」, (げんしけん 二代目 / The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture II) will be receiving an anime adaptation.
According to this year’s 9th issue of Weekly Shounen Sunday magazine, a TV anime adaptation of Fukuda Hiroshi’s action-fantasy manga series, 「Joujuu Senjin!! Mushibugyo」 (常住戦陣!! ムシブギョー 虫奉行), is currently in the works. The official website will launch at a later date.
According to the 127th Sono Na mo J (その名もJ) handout for publishing label MF Bunko J, a TV anime adaptation of Ruroo’s (illustrator) and Kaitou Reiji’s (author) action-fantasy light novel series, 「Kikou Shoujo wa Kizutsukanai」 (機巧少女は傷つかない / Unbreakable Machine Doll), has been green-lit for production.
According to an ad for the sixth volume of the light novel, an anime adaptation of Sarai Shunsuke’s comedy series, 「Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyo」 (犬とハサミは使いよう) has been green-lit for production.
According to scans from the February issue of Young Magazine, a new Ghost in the Shell anime project is currently in development and is slated to premiere later this year. The exact format — whether TV, OVA, or film — is yet to be revealed.
According to Japanese publishing company Fujimi Shobo, an anime adaptation of Sakyou Jun’s fantasy-comedy light novel series, 「Yusha ni Narenakatta Ore wa Shibushibu Shushoku wo Ketsui Shimashita」 (I, Who Didn’t Become a Hero, Reluctantly Decided to Find a Job / 勇者になれなかった俺はしぶしぶ就職を決意しました。) has been green-lit for production.
Earlier today, Nintendo had formally announced the next installment (Gen VI) in the Pokemon handheld series, entitled 「Pokemon X and Pokemon Y」. For the first time ever, the franchise will launch a simultaneous worldwide release — slated for October 2013 on 3DS.