AnimeDaume-- the folks behind the first Minamike (aka the good one) and Ichigo Marshmallow --has announced that they'll be airing a new TV anime this July, but haven't said what it'll be. Mysteeeeerious.
Oh, and a new Da Capo spinoff for Sakura Yoshino, aka the "older" generation of the franchise, has been announced.
MangaDigital Manga announced today that, uh, they WILL be announcing a new license next week. JUST SO YOU KNOW!
Meanwhile, a trailer is out for the live-action adaptation of the manga Moyashimon, which will be the first live-action series to air in FujiTV's noitaminA slot EVAR!
Aaaand apparently some dude wrote a script for that live-action Ninja Scroll movie we haven't heard anything else about since April 2009. Oh, and he also co-wrote some movie called "Watchmen." Huh.
Consannounced voice actors Cristina Vee, J. Michael Tatum, Chris Cason, and Leah Clark for their June 3-6 event in Sandusky, OH.
Aaaand Australian Vice Squad members will be excited to know that Animania is hosting a series of festivals throughout the nation, in Sydney (March), Melbourne (April), Brisbane (May), Sydney again (September), Adelaide (October), and Brisbane again (also October). More details are here.
GossipIf you found the karakuridouji fighting "dolls" of Stan Lee and Hiroyuki Takei's Ultimo a little odd, maybe this will help provide some context: Weird Asia News profiles the karakuri ningyo, mechanical dolls from as long ago as the 1600s in Japan. Iiiiiinteresting!
And that's the end of The Rest Of It...for today. Feel free to offer feedback on the format (or on the news itself, please!) in the comments-- I'm heading out to board game night, so seeya tomorrow! Barring some kind of major news break, of course...