According to the sixth issue of 2014’s Weekly Shounen Magazine, the 「Fairy Tail」 TV anime series will return for broadcast starting April 2014. Most of the production staff will be returning, however, Gintama character designer Shinji Takeuchi will now be assigned for that position. Scans from the latest Weekly Shounen can be located after the cut.
The official website for ufotable’s upcoming 「Fate/stay night」 anime series was launched earlier today. In addition, Aniplex began hosting the first promotional video teaser for the new project on its Youtube channel. Although the trailer may be region locked outside Japan, you can freely view it from another video source found after the cut.
The official Toei and Asahi websites for the upcoming eleventh installment in the Precure anime franchise, 「HappinessCharge Precure」, is now open. HeartCatch director Tatsuya Nagamine and Yes! Precure 5 writer Yoshimi Narita will be involved in the production of the new series.
Earlier today, the official website for Shaft’s upcoming romance-comedy anime series, 「Nisekoi」, has released its first promotional video. It features the opening theme “Click” by the Japanese duo group ClariS. You can view the trailer for yourself after the cut.
According to My Navi News, an animated film adaptation of Tamako Market, entitled 「Tamako Love Story」, is currently in production. The movie is slated to premiere on April 26th, 2014. Details regarding the story will be revealed at a later date.
According to Docomo Anime Store, an anime adaptation of Puyo’s Haruhi spin-off manga series, 「The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan」 (長門有希ちゃんの消失), has been green-lit for production. More details will be revealed at a later date.
According to the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine, the official Japanese PS3 release date for Namco Bandai’s latest entry in the iM@S gaming franchise, 「The Idolm@ster: One For All」, is slated for May 15th, 2014. Both a standard and limited edition boxset will be available for pre-order. More details after the cut.
According to Anime!Anime!, a TV anime adaptation of Kazuma Ootorino’s (author) and Ringo Aka’s (illustrator) romance-comedy light novel series, 「Ryuugajou Nanana no Maizoukin」 (龍ヶ嬢七々々の埋蔵金 / Nanana’s Buried Treasure), has been green-lit for production. It will receive its broadcast debut on Fuji TV’s noitaminA programming block in April 2014. A 30-second PV can also be found after the cut.
According to the official website, the next Studio Ghibli animated film, entitled 「Omoide no Marnie」, will premiere in Japanese theaters in Summer 2014. It is based off Joan G. Robinson’s classic novel “When Marnie Was There.” Director Hiromasa Yonebayashi and music composer Takatsugu Muramatsu are both credited to the upcoming project.