December 2012 & January 2013 News Archive: Anime Adaptations

Topic started by takashichea on Jan. 16, 2013. Last post by Sonata 2 years, 1 month ago.
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Welcome to the news archive, a compilation of all anime adaptations announcements from light novels, manga, visual novels, and etc. Not all of them have dates. I hope you enjoy this article.

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Corpse Party: Tortured Souls

Release Date: Summer 2014

Video Game Creator: 5PB

Video Game Publisher: XSEED

The original Corpse Party horror game from Team GrisGris followed of a group of high school students trapped in an elementary school, which is haunted by children who disappeared. The new anime begins when Naomi and Seiko wake up in the dimly lit, abandoned school. They have no idea where they are, nor where their other friends who were with them earlier. For unfathomable reasons, they are trapped, unable to escape the despair in this cursed school.

Note: XSEED will release four episodes on two DVD volumes or a Blu Ray volume.

Source: ANN,

I Reluctantly Decided to Find a Job Because I Couldn't Become The Hero

Alias: Yusha ni Narenakatta Ore wa Shibushibu Shushoku wo Ketsui Shimashita

Release Date: ???

Mangaka: Jun Sakyō

The fantasy comedy follows a young man trained up in a program which prepares boys to challenge that land's demon overlord. But that career path is derailed when another hero defeats the demon, causing a recession in the process. Instead, the would be hero must take a job in a magical item shop, which becomes more complicated when the demon overlord's daughter applies for a part time position.

Source: Crunchyroll, ANN,

Kin-iro Mosaic

Alias: Golden Mosaic

Release Date: ???

Mangaka: Yui Hara

The story of the original manga begins with Shinobu Ōmiya, a 15-year-old, seemingly "pure Japanese" girl who actually did a homestay in Great Britain. Even after coming back to Japan, she still misses her time overseas. One day, an air mail letter arrives from Alice, the girl in Shinobu's host family in Great Britain. The letter reads, "Shinobu, I'm coming to Japan!" The "Japanese/British girls' mixed comedy" follows the lives of Shinobu, Alice, and other girls from both Japan and Great Britain.

Source: ANN,

Miyakawa-ke no Kūfuku

Release Date: ???

Mangaka: Kagami Yoshimizu

The manga is based on the Lucky Star Moe Drill game series and centers around big sister Hinata Miyakawa and little sister Hikage Miyakawa's impoverished daily life at home (due to Hinata's wasteful habits) and Hikage's life at elementary school.

Source: ANN,

No Matter How You Think About It It's Your Fault I'm Not Popular

Alias: Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui!

Release Date: ???

Mangaka: Nico Tanigawa

The slice-of-life gag comedy centers around Tomoko Kuroki, a girl who thought she would be popular when she went to high school. However, she was in for a rude awakening, for cruel reality is not like the otome games (romance games for female players) she played.

Source: ANN,

Silver Spoon

Release Date: 2013

Mangaka: Hiromu Arakawa

Yugo Hachiken is an ace with studying, and wants to be away from his family,and believes he can do he could go to any school with no problems, so trading regular high school for Agriculture school, he begins a new journey. Upon arriving at the school and starting classes he is quickly proven wrong, and must uncover the truth about farming, and Agriculture, and how to keep up with his news friends, who are already used to the farming world.

Source: Crunchyroll, ANN,

Z/X Zillions of enemy X

Creator: Broccoli and Nippon Ichi Software

The story is set in the not-so-distant future. Five "Black Points" suddenly appeared around the world as portals to parallel worlds. Immediately after, strange creatures began their invasion from these portals. These creatures are the inhabitants of five worlds — the same worlds in different time frames.

Source: ANN,

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Updates since January has ended.

Genshiken: Season Season

Mangaka: Shimoku Kio

College freshman and ACG lover Kanji Sasahara settled down his extracurricular activity in Genshiken (The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture) in order to become a true and thorough otaku. Meanwhile, Saki Kasukabe, the girlfriend of another freshman Genshiken member (also a bishōnen), Makoto Kohsaka, was dragged into Genshiken's otaku-ish activities reluctantly, yet her resentful attitude towards otakus is changing without her notice.

Jōjū Senjin!! Mushibugyō

Mangaka: Hiroshi Fukuda

The action story is set in Edo-era Tokyo in the early 1700s. The eighth shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune ordered boxes to be installed so commoners can submit their thoughts. After hearing their voices, the shogun creates a new magistrate unit — Mushibugyō — to protect the people in the heart of the city. Each member is a specialist with unique fighting skills.

Mamare Touno

Mangaka: Motoya Matsu

The story begins when 30,000 Japanese gamers are trapped in the fantasy online game world Elder Tale. What was once a "sword-and-sorcery world" is now the "real world." The main lead Shiroe attempts to survive with his old friend Naotsugu and the beautiful assassin Akatsuki.

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I am looking forward to Corpse Party.
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