Additional Cast Members Announced for the Magic-kyun Renaissance Anime

Additional cast members have been announced for the forthcoming Magic-kyun Renaissance anime:

  • Sayaka Senbongi is Kohana Aigasaki
  • Katsuyuki Konishi is Chieri Tōdō
  • Akio Ohtsuka is Principal
  • Tarusuke Shingaki is Masana Ichijōji
  • Daisuke Hirakawa is Karaki Ichijōji
  • Junko Minagawa is Juri Chikamatsu
  • Yukari Tamura is Sakura Aigasaki

Mitsue Yamazaki is directing the television anime at Sunrise, after working on the project’s earlier promotional shorts. Tomoko Konparu is writing the scripts. Kairi Yura drew the original character designs, and Kumi Ishii is designing the characters for animation.

Magic-kyun Renaissance is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on October 2, 2016.

Source: ANN

Additional Cast Members Announced for the Magical Girl Raising Project Anime

Additional cast members have been announced for the forthcoming Magical Girl Raising Project anime:

  • Yōko Hikasa is Ruler
  • Inori Minase is Swim Swim
  • Risae Matsuda is Minael
  • Satsumi Matsuda is Yunael
  • Asuka Nishi is Tama

Hiroyuki Hashimoto is directing the anime at Lerche, with Takao Yoshioka supervising and writing the scripts. Yukiko Aikei is designing the characters for animation.

Magical Girl Raising Project is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on October 2, 2016.

Source: ANN

Additional Cast Members Announced for the WWW.WORKING!! Anime

Additional cast members have been announced for the forthcoming WWW.WORKING!! anime:

  • Momo Asakura is Miri Yanagiba
  • Ari Ozawa is Rui Nagata
  • Hiro Shimono is Takuya Kōno
  • Yoshimasa Hosoya is Kōki Saiki
  • Kousuke Toriumi is Kenichirō Sakaki

Yumi Kamakura is directing the anime at A-1 Pictures. Mayuko Nakano is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director. Takao Yoshioka is handling series composition and Masaru Yokoyama is composing the music.

WWW.WORKING!! is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television in October 2016.

Source: ANN

Pacific Media Expo Hosts Animators Masashi Kudo and Mamoru Yokota as Guests

Pacific Media Expo has announced that animators Masashi Kudo and Mamoru Yokota will be guests at their next convention.

Kudo made his debut as character designer on the Bleach anime. He has also done design work for Wings of Rean, the Hayate the Combat Butler anime franchise, Survival Game Club!, and MAOYU, and directed the Kyō no Asuka Show and Re-Kan! anime. He has also served as key animator and animation supervisor on such shows such as Turn A Gundam, Now and Then, Here and There, Witch Hunter Robin, and Planetes.

Yokota debuted as a character designer on Louie the Rune Soldier, and then drew original character designs for Magical Kanan. He has also drawn character designs for Bizarre Cage and Angelium. In addition, he has also worked as an animator or animation supervisor on DNA², Death Note, Naruto Shippūden, Macross Frontier, Star Blazers 2199, and Gatchaman Crowds. Yokota also served as a producer on Air and the 2002 television anime adaptation of Kanon.

Pacific Media Expo will take place at the Pasadena Convention Center in California from November 11-13, 2016.

Source: ANN

New York Times Manga Best Seller List: August 14-20, 2016

Here are the top ten selling manga in the United States for the week of August 14-20, 2016, according to the New York Times.

1. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 8 enters the list at number one.

2. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 by Sui Ishida

VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 1 falls one spot to number two in its 59th week on the list.

3. Attack on Titan Volume 19 by Hajime Isayama

Kodansha Comics’ release of Attack on Titan Volume 19 moves back up four spots to number three in its third week on the list.

4. One-Punch Man Volume 1 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 1 moves back up one spot to number four in its 50th week on the list.

5. Haikyu!! Volume 2 by Haruichi Furudate

VIZ Media’s release of Haikyu!! Volume 2 moves back up four spots to number five in its third week on the list.

6. Attack on Titan Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama

Kodansha Comics’ release of Attack on Titan Volume 1 re-enters at number six in its 121st week on the list.

7. Assassination CLassroom Volume 11 by Yusei Matsui

VIZ Media’s release of Assassination Classroom Volume 11 enters the list at number seven.

8. One-Punch Man Volume 5 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

VIZ Media’s release of One-Punch Man Volume 5 re-enters at number eight in its eighth week on the list.

9. One Piece Volume 79 by Eiichiro Oda

VIZ Media’s release of One Piece Volume 79 falls five spots number nine in its third week on the list.

10. My Hero Academia Volume 5 by Kohei Horikoshi

VIZ Media’s release of My Hero Academia Volume 5 falls seven spots to number ten in its third week on the list.

Source: The New York Times

More Cast Members Announced for the Nobunaga no Shinobi Anime

More cast members have been announced for the forthcoming anime adaptation of the Nobunaga no Shinobi manga:

  • Yuji Ueda is Saitō Tatsuoki
  • Daisuke Hirakawa is Takanaka Hanbē
  • Shūta Morishima is Maeda Toshiie, Gyūichi Ōta
  • Naoko Matsui is Matsu
  • Toru Ohkawa is Shibata Katsuie
  • Tomokazu Seki is Mori Yoshinari and Imagawa Yoshimoto
  • Fukushi Ochiai is Imagawa Ujizane

Akitaro Daichi is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment, and Junko Yamanaka is designing the characters for animation.

Nobunaga no Shinobi is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on October 4, 2016.

Source: ANN

More Cast Members Announced for the All Out!! Anime

More cast members have been announced for the forthcoming All Out!! anime:

  • Takaya Hashi is Shingo Komori
  • Haruka Yoshimura is Umeno Hoakari

Kenichi Shimizu is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment and Madhouse. Masahiro Yokotani is in charge of series composition, and will write the scripts alongside Shingo Irie. Masanori Shino is designing the characters for animation.

All Out!! is scheduled to premiere in Japan on October 6, 2016.

Source: ANN