According to a website entry from publisher Kadokawa Shoten, an anime adaptation of Segawa Hajime’s sci-fi action manga series, 「Tokyo ESP」, has been green-lit for production. There is no word on the exact format — whether TV, film, or OVA — at this time.
According to the June issue of Newtype magazine, a second TV season of 「Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!」 has been green-lit for production. The announcement was made on a pull-out poster found inside featuring the first key visuals of the series.
Earlier this week, the doujin circle Manpuku Jinja released a new promotional video for the second episode of 「Fantasy Kaleidoscope ~The Memories of Phantasm~」 — a Touhou-based anime series. It promises to feature over 50 characters. The trailer also includes music by Yuuhei Satellite with Kishida Kyoudan & The Akeboshi Rockets. It is available for view after the cut.
According to the series’ official Twitter account, an animated 「Girls und Panzer」 film is currently in development. The movie will be a sequel to the original TV series. Mizushima Tsutomu will once again be serving as director. It is slated to premiere in Japanese theaters sometime in 2014.
According to Mantan Web, Kyoto Animation’s next project is an original swimming club TV anime, entitled 「Free!」. The broadcast premiere of the new series is scheduled to air this July on channel ABC and Tokyo MX.
According to the latest issue of Weekly Shounen Magazine, a TV anime adaptation of Sakaki Ichirou’s fantasy-comedy light novel series, 「Outbreak Company ~Moeru Shinryakusha~」 (アウトブレイク・カンパニー ～萌える侵略者～), has been green-lit for production.
According to the latest issue of Weekly Young Jump magazine, the new 「Rozen Maiden」 TV anime series — which was announced late last year — will be produced by Studio Deen. It is slated to premiere in July on channel BS-TBS. Further info regarding the staff and cast roles can be found after the cut.
According to Famitsu magazine, the Playstation 3 console release date of 「BLAZBLUE: Chrono Phantasma」 from Arc System Works is scheduled for October 24 in Japan.
Yamaguchi Noboru, author of the light novel 「Zero no Tsukaima」 and visual novel 「Green Green」, had passed away on April 4th after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 41 years old. An obituary dedicated to him was posted by Media Factory’s publishing label MF Bunko J yesterday morning.