Daily Lives of High School Boys Mentions '2nd Season'
posted on 2012-03-27 01:28 EDT
The final scheduled Daily Lives of High School Boys episode ended on Monday with sponsor screens that mention a second season for the program: "This concludes Daily Lives of High School Boys (Season 1). Thank you for watching. Let's meet again, in Daily Lives of High School Boys (Season 2). Next time will be a live-action edition featuring handsome young actors. (This is a lie.)"
The official website for the anime reported on Tuesday that the staff is "immersed in planning for something that can be announced in the end of April."
Kachidoki Studio announced on Tuesday that Nukko — the mascot guide of the SKE48 no Sekai Seifuku Joshi television program — will get its own series of television anime shorts starting on April 2. SKE48 no Sekai Seifuku Joshi is the weekly television variety program starring SKE48, the Nagoya-based spinoff of the AKB48 idol group, and Nukko has already appeared in earlier animated bumper shorts within the program. The new Nukko. anime will be an "adolescent school story revolving around Nukko and Nukko's slightly(?) oddball friends."
SKE48 no Sekai Seifuku Joshi has been hosting the Gokujyo - Gokurakuin Joshi Kōryō Monogatari series of anime shorts since January, except when airings were cancelled. Maya Miyazaki, the creator of the original Gokujyo manga (and other manga that inspired anime like Holy Knight), designed the Nukko character. Motoichi Adachi (Sockie's Frontier Quest) developed the Nukko. anime, and Takeshi Onaka (Ganbare!! Nattō-san) is directing.
The DMM.com website has been streaming the entire SKE48 no Sekai Seifuku Joshi program, including its anime shorts, in Japan and elsewhere.
An anime adaptation of Haruka Kawachi's Natsuyuki Rendezvous manga will be announced on Friday at a press conference held to promote Fuji TV's anime-centric Noitamina time slot. The series will begin airing during the late-night slot in July, running alongside the previously announced new season of Moyashimon, Moyashimon Returns.
The series will be directed by Kou Matsuo (Kure-nai, Red Garden), and Junichiro Taniguchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Yondemasu yo, Azazel-san) will be its character designer and chief animation director. Dogokobo will be animating the series.
Kawachi's Natsuyuki Rendezvous manga ran in Shodensha's josei manga magazine Feel Young from its July 2009 issue to its January 2012 issue. The romantic drama collected in four volumes tells the story of a love triangle between Hazuki, a young man who works part time at a flower store, Rokka, the widow who owns the store, and the ghost of Shimao, Rokka's deceased husband. Hazuki will be voiced by Yūichi Nakamura, Rokka will be played by Sayaka Ohara, and Shimao will be played by Jun Fukuyama.
A trailer for the recently announced anime adaptation of Haruka Kawachi's Natsuyuki Rendezvous manga was posted (direct link to video) on the adaptation's official website. The anime will begin running on Fuji TV's Noitamina broadcast in July.
Kawachi's Natsuyuki Rendezvous manga ran in Shodensha's josei manga magazine Feel Young from its July 2009 issue to its January 2012 issue. The romantic drama collected in four volumes tells the story of a love triangle between Hazuki, a young man who works part time at a flower store, Rokka, the widow who owns the store, and the ghost of Shimao, Rokka's deceased husband.
Fuji TV announced at its Noitamina press conference on Friday that an anime adaptation of the upcoming Robotics;Notes PC game will be airing in the late-night television time slot starting this October.
The "scientific adventure" series is set in a future world with realistic augmented reality technology. It follows a robotics club in danger of being disbanded. The PC game will be released on June 28.
Fuji TV announced at its Noitamina press conference on Friday that a new original anime title, Psycho-pass will be airing in the late-night television time slot starting this October. During the press conference, a short promotional video showing the title of the program and an image of a gun was played. According to speakers at the press conference, no further information about the series can be given at this time.
The cast of the Oreimo (Ore no Imōto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai) anime series announced during their "Yūichi no Manma 2 ~Taketatsu to Hanazawa ga Debut Suru Wake ga Nai~" stage event at Anime Contents Expo on Sunday that production on a second season has been green-lit.
The animeanime.jp website reports that the anime adaptation of Saki Hasemi and Kentaro Yabuki's To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness manga will run on television. The announcement of the anime was officially made at a "Secret Event" at Geneon Universal Entertainment's Anime Contents Expo booth on Sunday. Details will be revealed in the May issue of Shueisha's Jump Square magazine on Wednesday.
The official website for the franchise revamped on Sunday with a piece of key visual art from the upcoming new anime. Atsushi Ootsuki is returning from the previous To Love-Ru television anime to direct at Xebec, and To Love-Ru veteran Yuichi Oka is also designing the characters.
A television anime adaptation of Hajime Kamoshida's Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo light novel series has been green-lit. The school romantic comedy revolves around a second-year high school student named Sorata Kanda who lives in Sakurasou, the dormitory for problem children at Sorata's school. One day, Mashiro Shiina — a cute girl who happens to be also a cosmopolitan, brilliant artist — moves into Sakurasou.
Sorata thinks to himself that he should protect Mashiro from the weirdos at Sakurasou, but Mashiro has a surprising secret: she has no idea how to take care of herself. She gets lost if she goes out, and her room is a complete mess. Sorata's dorm mates designate him as the "master" of Mashiro, and thus, an ordinary boy and a brilliant girl must live like "a master and his pet."
The following voice cast will play the characters:
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Sorata Kanda Ai Kayano as Mashiro Shiina Mariko Nakatsu as Nanami Aoyama Natsumi Takamori as Misaki Kamiigusa Takahiro Sakurai as Jin Mitaka Yui Horie as Ryūnosuke Akasaka Megumi Toyoguchi as Chihiro Sengoku
Voice not yet revealed for Maid-chan
Kamoshida launched the light novel series in 2010, and the seventh volume is shipping this month. The story already inspired a manga series that Hōki Kusano started last year, as well as a drama CD.
The future website of the anime will be at sakurasou.tv, a domain name registered by the Japanese production company Media Factory.
A scan of this week's issue of Enterbrain's Weekly Famitsu magazine, which is promoting the upcoming Senran Kagura Burst Nintendo 3DS game, has revealed that plans are underway for a television anime adaptation of the side-scrolling action game featuring female ninjas. The original Senran Kagura was released in September 2011 on the 3DS, and a manga adaptation has been serialized in Media Factory's Monthly Comic Alive since last October.
"Oshiri Kajiri Mushi" (Butt-Biting Insect), the hit song that first aired on the children's music television program Minna no Uta in 2007 and eventually sold about 300,000 copies, will be adapted into its first television anime series this fall. The series will run this fall on BS Premium, a premium satellite channel of the Japanese public broadcaster NHK. (Minna no Uta runs on NHK's over-the-air channels.).
Uruma Delvi, the creative duo behind "Oshiri Kajiri Mushi," already put together a second song, "Oshiri no Yama wa Everest" (The Butt Mountain is Everest). The new song's music video has been running on Minna no Uta for the months of April and May.
The Oshiri Kajiri Mushi anime series will be a gag comedy about Oshiri Kajiri Mushi XVIII, a 10-year-old insect who goes Biting School to inherit his family's Biting Shop business. The series will have 20 five-minute episodes.
The wraparound jacket band on the first volume of Kagari Tamaoka's Mangirl! manga and Monthly Comic Earth Star magazine's website are announcing that a television anime adaptation of the manga is in the works for next year. The four-panel manga follows the daily life of naive Editor-in-Chief Hana and "Japan's cutest manga editors" as they attempt to realize their dream of launching the #1 manga magazine — even though they have zero experience in actually editing manga.
Yasu (Joshiraku, Toradora!) created the original character designs for the manga, which was originally titled Sōkan! Comic Earth Star Henshū-bu (Launch! Comic Earth Star Editors) when it debuted in Earth Star Entertainment's Monthly Comic Earth Star magazine. The first compiled volume will ship on Saturday. The studio Dogakobo (Yuruyuri, Koihime Musō, A Bridge to the Starry Skies) is producing the anime.