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Summer 2013 Anime OVA Guide - - AV MOD MATERIAL

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Oh My Goddess!
Oh My Goddess!
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Release Date: August 23
Produced by AIC

Bundled with limited edition manga vol. 46. Keiichi Morisato has no luck in anything: clubs, love, etc. One day, Keiichi makes a phone call to his senpai, but reaches the "Goddess Help Line" by mistake. Shortly afterwards, a beautiful goddess named Belldandy appears in front of him from the mirror of his room.
Ark IX
Ark IX
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-fi
Release Date: July 2
Produced by Hoods Entertainment

Bundled with Limited Edition light novel vol. 2. The story follows a mercenary named Leroy Schwartz who hunts monsters (known as the Dark Ones) with his sentient long-sword Ragnarok.
Attack on Titan
Attack on Titan
Genre: Horror, Action
Release Date: August 9
Produced by Wit Studio

Bundled with Limited Edition manga vol. 11. The story is titled "Ilse no Techou" (Ilse's Journal), a prologue side story about a training corps member.
Busou Shinki
Busou Shinki
Genre: Mecha, Anime
Release Date: June 26
Produced by 8-Bit

Unaired episode bundled with BD vol. 7. High school freshman Rihito, who just came back from abroad, started a new life in Japan with his four Busou Shinki, female action figures with weapons.
Code Geass Gaiden: Boukoku no Akito
Code Geass Gaiden: Boukoku no Akito
Genre: Mecha, Supernatural, Sci-Fi
Release Date: August 7
Produced by Sunrise

Episode 3 of 4, spinoff of Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion. The story takes place in Europe in the year a.t.b. 2017. A Knightmare unit made of boys and girls from Area Eleven are thrown into a military operation with a 5% chance of survival. They must rescue an allied unit left behind on the European warfront.

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Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai!
Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai!
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Release Date: Jun 19
Produced by Kyoto Animation.

Bundled with BD/DVD vol. 7. Will contain all the Chuunibyou "Lite" anime shorts (~22mins total), an unaired episode titled "Kirameki no ... Slapstick Noel" (~24 mins) and an unaired short movie "Depth of Field ~Ai to Nikushimi Gekijou."
Corpse Party: Tortured Souls
Corpse Party: Tortured Souls
Genre: Horror
Release Date: July 24
Produced by Asread

Bundled with the limited-number edition of the Corpse Party - The Anthology- Sachiko no Renai Yuugi Hysteric Birthday 2U spinoff game. The original Corpse Party game followed a group of high school students trapped in an elementary school, which is haunted by children who disappeared.

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Fairy Tail OVA 5
Fairy Tail OVA 5
Genre: Shonen, Comedy, Adventure
Release Date: Jun 17
Produced by A-1 Pictures and Satelight

Bundled with Limited Edition manga vol. 38. Lucy is a 17-year-old girl who wants to be a full-fledged mage. One day when visiting Harujion Town, she meets Natsu, a young man who gets sick easily by any type of transportation. But Natsu isn't just any ordinary kid, he's a member of one of the world's most infamous mage guilds: Fairy Tail.
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Fairy Tail x Rave
Fairy Tail x Rave
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release Date: August 18
Produced by A-1 Pictures and Satelight

Bundled with Limited Edition manga vol. 39. In the crossover story, Fairy Tail's main character Natsu and Rave's main character Haru are lost, so Lucy and Elie —the heroines of both series — embark on a search for them.
Future Diary Redial
Future Diary Redial
Genre: Action, Psychological
Release Date: July 26
Produced by Asread

New episode, bundled with a brand-new manga volume called "Mirai Nikki Redial." Yukiteru Amano is a loner who never really interact with people and prefers writing a diary on his cell phone with his only companion being an imaginary friend named Deus Ex Machinima, the God of Time and Space. However, Yuki soon learns that Deus is not a figment of his imagination but real when Deus makes him a participant in a battle royale with eleven others.

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Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Mecha
Release Date: August 28
Produced by Production I.G.

Bundled with BD Box. While fighting an intense inter-galactic war, a mecha pilot was accidentally warped into a space-time neither he nor the computer of his mecha could recognize. After waking up from hibernation, he found himself trapped on a planet, with human residents talking in an unknown form of language, using inferior technologies, and -- most shocking to him - naturally breathable air.

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Kamisama Kiss
Kamisama Kiss
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Supernatural
Release Date: August 20
Produced by TMS Entertainment

The story follows a girl named Nanami who finds herself homeless after her father leaves. She comes to the home of a boy who offers to let her stay over - only to discover it is a Shinto shrine. The boy happens to be a deity.
Kobayashi ga Kawai Sugite Tsurai
Kobayashi ga Kawai Sugite Tsurai
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release Date: July 26
Produced by ?

Bundled with Limited Edition manga vol. 3. The story revolves around twin brother and sister Mitsuru and Megumu Kobayashi who switch places and attend the other sibling's school. Later, Megumu realizes that Mitsuru realizes that Mitsuru's school is in fact a school for delinquents. When attacked by a group of bullies, she meets a mysterious boy with an eye patch.
Listen to Me, Girls, I'm Your Father!
Listen to Me, Girls, I'm Your Father!

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Release Date: June 25

Produced by Feel

Bundled with the 13th volume of the light novels. College student Yuuta Segawa is suddenly given custody of his older sister's three daughters, aged 14, 10, and 3. They're now stuck living together in a 10 square meter apartment. Meanwhile Raika, the object of his affection, has a fondness of cuteness, and his unexpected arrivals may finally offer an opportunity for them to get together.

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Little Busters
Little Busters
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release Date: August 28
Produced by J.C. Staff

Unaired episode offered to those who bought the limited first editions of all nine Blu-ray Disc/DVD volumes. Riki Naoe was orphaned when his parents died, but his depression is slowly lifted when he befriends a group of kids calling themselves the Little Busters. The series takes place during his second year of high school.

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Magical Star Kanon 100%
Magical Star Kanon 100%
Genre: Magic, Shonen
Release Date: Jun 18
Produced by Manglobe

Spinoff of Kami Nomi zo Shiru Sekai, bundled with 22th volume of the manga. The story reimagines the idol Kanon Nakagawa as a magical girl.

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Minami-ke
Minami-ke
Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life
Release Date: August 6
Produced by feel

Bundled with the 11th manga volume. There are three of the Minami sisters: Haruka, Kana, and Chiaki, who have an average life. The girls only have each other to depend on and help each other get through everything from love confessions to cooking.
Mobile Suit Gundam Age: Memory of Eden
Mobile Suit Gundam Age: Memory of Eden
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Release Date: July 26
Produced by Sunrise

Related to the Kidou Senshi Gundam Age TV series. The project will recompile the television series (from the Asemu arc onward) to focus on the characters Asemu Asuno and Zeheart Galette. There will be over one hour of extra footage added.

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Mondaiji-tachi ga Isekai kara Kuru soudesuyo?
Mondaiji-tachi ga Isekai kara Kuru soudesuyo?
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Release Date: July 20
Produced by Diomedea

Unaired episode bundled with Limited Edition light novel vol. 8. Izayoi Sakamaki, Asuka Kudou, and You Kaskabe are three "special" teenagers, who want something different than their current lives. One day, they receive invitations to a world called "Little Garden" from Black Rabbit and get transported to a completely new world, filled with adventures and challenges.
My Little Monster
My Little Monster
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Release Date: July 21
Produced by Brains Base

Unaired episode, bundled with Limited Edition manga vol. 12. The episode will adapt the same side story that was published in the fifth manga volume and was already adapted into a drama CD included with the ninth manga volume.
Namiuchigiwa no Muromi-san
Namiuchigiwa no Muromi-san
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Release Date: August 16
Produced by Tatsunoko Production

Bundled with Limited Edition manga vol. 9. The comedy story centers around Muromi-san, a mermaid who happens to speak with a Hakata accent. She is suddenly caught by Takurou, a boy in his high school's fishing club.
Natsume Yuujinchou
Natsume Yuujinchou
Genre: Supernatural, Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 24
Produced by Brains Base

Bundled with the August edition of the Lala magazine. Takashi Natsume has always had the ability to see and communicate with yokai and demons. One day, he discovers that his grandmother too had strong spiritual powers. Now Takashi is beset by spirits - some of them want revenge, some want him to return their names, some want to eat him and some just want his help.
One Piece Episode of Merry
One Piece Episode of Merry
Genre: Adventure, Action
Release Date: August 24
Produced by Toei Animation

TV Special: the story arcs aboard the Straw Hat Crew's first ship "Going Merry," recreated with brand-new animation, from Luffy and Usopp's fight and Robin's disappearance to the crew's final farewell to the ship.
Oreimo 2
Oreimo 2
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life
Release Date: August 18
Produced by A-1 Pictures

Episodes 14, 15, and 16 of Oreimo 2 has content that has not been announced due to the surprises lying in true route.
Queen's Blade: Vanquished Queens
Queen's Blade: Vanquished Queens
Genre: Fantasy, Ecchi
Release Date: July 31
Produced by Arms

Episode 2 of 2, bundled with Queen's Blade Premium Visual Book San. The illustrated short stories in the 2011 book depict the defeats in battle of various Queen's Blade characters.

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Rescue Me!
Rescue Me!

Genre: Harem, Romance, Ecchi

Release Date: June 20

Produced by ?

The story centers on Masayuki Mizutani (Ryota Ohsaka), an ordinary high school boy. His classmate Sayaka Shimizu (Mayuka Nomura) lives in his home as a zealously intrusive maid, leading to uncomfortably erotic situations.

Check out the trailer and wiki page.

Ro-Kyuu-Bu!: Tomoka no Ichigo Sundae
Ro-Kyuu-Bu!: Tomoka no Ichigo Sundae
Genre: Sports, Comedy
Release Date: June 20
Produced by Project No. 9

Bundled with the Ro-Kyuu-Bu! Himitsu no Otoshimono PSP video game. The story follows a high school student who finds himself coaching a basketball team of elementary school girls.

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Sanjougattai Transformers Go!
Sanjougattai Transformers Go!
Genre: Action, Supernatural
Release Date: ?
Produced by ?

Bundled with Shogakukan's Terebi-kun magazine and Kondansha's TV magazine. The story follows a boy who is tasked with protecting "legend discs" with the help of the Transformers in the Warring States period and in the modern day.
Say "I Love You"
Say "I Love You"
Genre: Romance, Drama
Release Date: July 24
Produced by Zexcs

Unaired episode, bundled with Limited Edition manga vol. 12. The story for this episode has not been announced yet.
Squid Girl
Squid Girl
Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life
Release Date: June 7
Produced by Diomedea

Bundled with Limited Edition manga vol. 14. The story follows a squid girl who vows to invade the beaches of mankind since humans have polluted the seas. However, her invasion is less than successful, and she ends up on dry land.
See Trailer.
Student Council Discretion Level 2
Student Council Discretion Level 2
Genre: Comedy, Slice of Life
Release Date: July 5
Produced by ?

New episode, bundled with Limited Edition novel. The story revolves around Ken Sugisaki, a high school boy who becomes part of the student council of his private Hekiyoh Academy. He is the only boy on the council, where he is surrounded by cute girls.
Tamako Market: Occhoko Choi-chan
Tamako Market: Occhoko Choi-chan
Genre: Slice of Life
Release Date: Jul 17
Produced by Kyoto Animation

Kyoto Animation is set to take another look at the adventures of island fortune teller Choi Mochimazzi in Japan with Tamako Market's "Occhyoko Choi-chan" OVA, set to be packaged with volumes four and five of the Blu-ray releases in June and July.

Check out the trailer and wiki page.
Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endymion no Kiseki
Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endymion no Kiseki
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Release Date: August 28
Produced by J.C. Staff

Bonus anime bundled with BD/DVD Special Edition. In the story, the main characters Touma Kamijo and Index encounter a level 0 girl named Arisa just before the completion of the Academy City space elevator "Endymion."

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To Love-Ru Darkness
To Love-Ru Darkness
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release Date: August 19
Produced by Xebec

Bundled with Limited Edition manga vol. 8. In this OVA episode the Skunk of Youth strikes again and allows Kotegawa to explore a past memory with Rito. In the 2nd part, Nana and Rito have a private and intimate conversation, until it is interrupted by Momo-chan. And in the 3rd part, Celine plays with Momo's Dial and calls out some plants. Rito takes the bait and then gets affected by one that changes his attitude to a pervert.
Yowamushi Pedal
Yowamushi Pedal
Genre: Sport
Release Date: August 8
Produced by Toho Company

Bundled with Limited Edition manga vol. 29. The story centers around Sakamichi Onoda, a high school otaku who loves figures from anime and game so much that he would ride his commuter bicycle to and from Tokyo's Akihabara shopping district in a 90-kilometer (about 60-mile) round trip over steep slopes. Onoda ends up joining the competitive sport.
takashichea moderator on July 9, 2013 at 10:56 a.m.

According to Ben Applegate at the Kodansha panel in Anime Expo 2013, (I was in the audience) Attack on Titan OVA is canceled. Sorry guys and gals.

Daniel_Newton moderator on July 10, 2013 at 9:24 a.m.

Fairy Tail OVA 5 was everything I hoped it would be. God I miss that anime.

Can't wait for the extra Oreimo episodes!

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