According to 4Gamer.net, a 3-episode OVA series was announced at this weekend’s Idolm@ster 7th Anniversary event. How this will be released is that a different episode would be included with each of the three versions of the upcoming PSP rhythm game, 「Shiny Festa」 — Honey Sound, Funky Note, and Groovy Tune. The new project will be produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Nishigori Atsushi.
What was already printed in this year’s 30th issue of Weekly Shounen Jump magazine has now been formally announced on the final episode of GAINAX’s 「Medaka Box」 TV anime series. A second season has been green-lit for production. It will cover the Flask Plan Arc featuring the Thirteen Party.
The official website for World Hobby Fair 2012 has published the cover of Weekly Shounen Sunday magazine revealing the TV anime adaptation of Ohtaka Shinobu’s fantasy-adventure manga series, 「Magi – Labyrinth of Magic」. The news was not supposed to be unveiled until next week.
According to the official website, a two-episode OAD series commemorating the 20th anniversary of Kibayashi Shin’s and Kanari Youzaburou’s detective manga series, 「Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo」, has been announced. The first episode will be bundled in the limited-edition 3rd volume of the anniversary reprint series — on sale December 17th. The second will be in the LE 4th volume — on sale March 15th, 2013. It will cover the “Black Magic Murder Case” arc (File 31) from the New series.
According to tweets made from those who attended the theatrical premiere of 「Persona 4 the Animation: The Factor of Hope」, a short clip at the end announced that Atlus’ 「Persona 3」 video game will be receiving an animated film adaptation.
According to the obi strip found on the 17th volume of Suetsugu Yuki’s original manga, a second season of the anime series, 「Chihayafuru」, has been confirmed.
According to My Navi News, a TV anime adaptation of Shiro’s slice-of-life manga series, 「Yama no Susume」, has been green-lit for production. 8bit will be the studio behind the project. Its broadcast premiere will arrive sometime in 2013.
According to the July issue of Monthly Manga Club magazine, a second season of the 「Yurumates 3D」 anime series from studio C2C has been confirmed. Voice actress Taketatsu Ayana (Azusa from K-ON) will be playing the role of Sae’s sister.
According to the official website, a TV anime adaptation of Konami’s line of mecha-musume style action figures, known as 「Busou Shinki」, has been green-lit for production. It is due out this fall. The project will be under a new staff different from the ONA series that premiered in September of last year.