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Mitsuru Adachi’s Mix Manga to Get TV Anime in Spring 2019

More baseball anime is coming? But my birthday isn’t until October!

Earlier this week, it was revealed that a TV anime adaptation of Mitsuru Adachi’s Mix manga series will air in spring 2019. If you’re a fan of the series Touch (also created by Adachi) you’ll want to pay super close attention to this.

In this series, the story takes place about thirty years after the events of Touch and will follow two stepbrothers who are trying to get into Koushien. The series first began running in 2012 in Monthly Shonen Sunday and will soon have thirteen volumes in print.

I will never complain about more baseball anime! I am a bit concerned because I never got around to watching Touch, but I’m hoping that this series set far enough away from those events that new fans can get into the story without much effort.

Via Moetron

TV Anime Adaptation Announced for Hachigatsu no Cinderella Nine Game

This game needs to come west!

Earlier today it was revealed during a Nico Live Broadcast that a TV anime has been green-lit for the mobile game Hachigatsu no Cinderella Nine.

In the game, players take on the role of a high school baseball player whose dreams of making it to the pros were dashed by an injury. Now, the unnamed guy decides to lead a group of girls to Koushien (the national high school baseball championships). The TV anime will air this fall, though the game first launched in Japan back in June 2017 and has since received a 4-Koma manga adaptation and a web novel adaptation.

While we don’t have the official cast list for the anime, we do have the cast list from the game which should give us an idea of what the TV anime will sound like:

Tsubasa Arihara: Nozomi Nishida
Ryou Shinonome: Reina Kondou
Yuuki Nozaki: Saki Minami
Tomoe Kawakita: Honoka Inoue
Akane Ukita: Yumiri Hanamori
Ayaka Akano: Yurika Takagi
Waka Suzuki: Yumi Midorikawa
Yoshimi Iwaki: Nanami Yamashita
Maiko Kurashiki: Iori Saeki
Kana Tsukumio: Haruka Shiraishi
Maria Hase: Sarara Yashima
Aoi Asada: Rika Tachibana
Tayu Naoe: Chiaki Omigawa
Kotone Amagusa: Kaya Okuno
Saki Kondou: Yuri Yamaoka
Nanako Nagai: Airi Eino
Minako Nitta: Yui Watanabe
Emi Hanayama: Rei Matsuzaki
Iroha Asahina: Akari Kageyama
Yui Tsukishima: Kana Yuuki
Ayako Senba: Misa Kayama
Kumugi Akino: Aimi Tanaka
Aya Taketomi: Eriko Matsui
Kyouka Izumida: Yoshiko Ikuta
Mei Sakagaki: Yuri Komagata
Koko Aisaka: Miyu Takagi
Kotoha Hiiragi: Marika Hayase
Shizuku Tsukahara: Noriko Shibasaki
Chikage Honjou: Madoka Asahina
Yukari Shiina: Yurie Funato

So, let me see if I got all of this straight… there’s a game in Japan which essentially boils down to Sim Princess Nine? Where do I sign up?!?

Via MAL

Healing Manga Okoshiyasu, Chitose-chan Gets TV Anime Adaptation

Our penguin chick

Gah! The cuteness! It’s killing me! Send halp!

Yesterday, it was revealed via an official website and Twitter account that the healing manga Okoshiyasu, Chitose-chan will be getting a TV anime adaptation.

The story behind this one is pretty simple; the main plot follows a baby Emperor penguin living in Kyoto and experiencing life. Seeing the famous sights of Kyoto, eating the local food, etc, etc, but all from a penguin’s perspective. The series will premiere this coming October 5 on Tokyo MX and KBS Kyoto stations.

The manga originally started in Be-Love magazine two years agom created by Yukiko Natsume. No official English version is available as of this writing. The anime will be directed by Kyou Yatate at studio Gathering.

This cute little penguin chick could take the world by storm, so be sure to check this series out when it premieres later this year!

Via CR News

Fate/Grand Order Gets Two New Anime Adaptations for Babylonia and Camelot Arcs

Fate/Grand Order

Fate/Stay Night is dominating the anime world right now, and it seems as though that trend is going to continue for at least a little while longer.

Very early this morning, it was revealed during a Fate/Grand Order live stream that two story arcs from the hit mobile game would be getting anime adaptations.

The first one to be announced is a TV anime for the Babylonia story arc. In this story arc, the setting is Mesopotamia in the year 2655 B.C. It is “the earliest age in which humanity parted ways from the gods and a prophecy has foretold that ruin will attempt to consume Uruk.” No details were made available for the TV series besides the animation studio, which will be Cloverworks.

Also announced during the live stream was an anime movie for the Camelot story arc. This one takes place in 1273 A.D. As with the other announcement, the only detail we know about this release is that it will be produced by Production I.G.

Fate/Grand Order is part of the larger Fate universe. Originally launched in Japan in late July 2015 before getting an English release in June 2017. According to one report, the game has exceeded $1.8 billion in revenue worldwide as of this month.

Via Moetron

Magical Girl Special Ops Asuka Manga Series Gets 2019 Anime Adaptation

Magical Girl Special Ops Asuka Key Visual

It’s very rare that I don’t enjoy something produced by Liden Films, so this is officially on my radar.

According to an official site launch, the manga series Magical Girl Special Ops Asuka (Mahou Shoujo Tokushuusen Asuka) from Makoto Fukami and Seigo Tokiya is getting an anime adaptation in January 2019.

Here’s what we know already:

The title character will be played by Aya Suzaki while the crew will be filled out by Hideyo Yamamoto in the director’s chair. Makoto Fukami and Norimitsu Kaihou will be handling the series composition.

The manga series first serialized in June 2015 in Monthly Big Gangan magazine. Seven Seas is currently publishing it in English and describes the story as:

When the Earth is threatened by the sudden appearance of undead creatures, a group of young women blessed with powers from a mysterious source rose to defeat them. Now, after three years of apparent peace, the same malevolent creatures have resurfaced. Five magical girls are once again conscripted to war as the Magical Girl Special-Ops force, to defend mankind from an unholy nemesis.

So, it’s a high action, magical girl series? I can dig that.

Via Anime Herald