According to the April issue of Gangan Joker magazine (Square-Enix), a TV anime adaptation of Midori Endou’s supernatural-comedy 4-panel manga series, 「Gugure! Kokkuri-san」 (繰繰れ! コックリさん / Go Google It! Kokkuri-san), has been announced. Further details will be announced at a later date.
According to the May issue of Dragon Magazine (Fujimi Shobo), an anime adaptation of Tetsuto Uesu’s (author) and Nekosuke Ookuma’s (illustrator) action-fantasy light novel series, 「Shinmai Maou no Keiyakusha」 (新妹魔王の契約者/ The Testament of Sister New Devil), has been green-lit for production. The exact format — whether TV, OVA, or film — has yet to be determined.
The official website for studio Satelight’s original TV anime series, 「M3 ~Sono Kuroki Tetsu~」 (M３ ～ソノ黒キ鋼～ / M3 ~That Black Steel~), has updated with information regarding staff, cast, broadcast date, and OP/ED music themes. A new key visual was also revealed displaying the main cast of the project.
The official website for Trigger’s TV anime series, 「Kill la Kill」, has began streaming an extended web preview for the 23rd episode premiering this week — around 30 seconds long. Although the video is region-locked for those outside Japan, you can freely view it from another source located after the cut.
According to the original website, a new original TV anime series, entitled 「Sora no Method」, has been green-lit for production. The first promotional video will be unveiled at the Bandai Namco Group booth （J60） at next weekend’s AnimeJapan 2014 event in Tokyo Big Sight. Some staff credits and key visual can be found after the cut.
The official Youtube channel for Avex Group has began streaming the first promotional video for the new 「Fairy Tail (2014)」 TV series. It features the opening theme “Masayume Chasing” — performed by singer BoA. You can locate the trailer after the cut.
According to Dengeki Online, a new TV anime series based off Ryohgo Narita’s (author) and Suzuhito Yasuda’s (illustrator) action-drama light novel work, 「Durarara!!」, has been green-lit for production. The announcement was originally made at Dengeki Game Festival 2014 held in Akihabara Urban Development X this weekend; in celebration of the light novel’s 10th anniversary. The core staff remains to be the same as the previous TV anime series. However, studio Brains Base has not been credited. The new project will instead be from Shuka; a studio founded by a production staff member of the first series. Further details are expected at a later date.
The new character trailer published today for the upcoming TV anime series, 「Mekaku City Actors」, features the second member of the Mekakushi Dan; Seto Kousuke — voiced by actor Soichiro Hoshi. You can locate the video after the cut.
The official website for 「JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders」 has published a new trailer featuring Jean Pierre Polnareff and his Silver Chariot Stand. Last week, a PV for Noriaki Kakyoin and his Hierophant Green Stand was also released. Both videos can be located after the cut.
According to MoCa, a Strike Witches short movie trilogy, entitled 「Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow」, will be receiving a Japanese theatrical screening starting Fall 2014. Each of the three films will be 30-minutes long.