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Overview

Suisei no Galgantia is a Sci-fi anime series written by Gen Urobuchi. It is directed by Kazuya Murata while its characters are designed by Hanaharu Naruko. The music is composed by Taro Iwashiro. The producer of the anime series is currently unknown.

Background on Staff Members:

  • Gen Urobuchi is known for his works on Fate Zero and Puella Magi Madoka Magica.
  • Kazuya Murata is known for his work as the director of Sacred Star of Milos.
  • Hanaharu Naruko is known for the ending illustrations in Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens.

Plot

Release Date: April 2013

In the 16th Newtype Ace magazine issue, there is an exclusive episode zero text story called Suisei no Gargantia: Uchū Kara no Hōmonsha (A Visitor From Space) that is written by Taishirou Tanimura. The story is under Urobuchi and Murata's supervision. The original anime series is also getting a manga adaptation as well.

Set on a water world planet where people live on large ships and cities floating in the vast sea, a soldier gets himself stranded on the planet where he is caught in war between humans and aliens.

(There is no name of the water planet yet.)

Characters

Here are some snapshots of the characters.

Red

He's a 16 year old Galactic Alliance Lieutenant who found himself stranded on the remote water planet after waking up from hibernation. He operates a mech suit called Chamber.

Amy

She's a 15 year old Genki native messenger who encounters Red and acts his guide.

Belos

She's a 18 year old salvage business operator who can pilot a boat and understand Red's mech suit's technology.

Rigid

She's a 22 year old overseer.

Melty

Like Amy, she's a Genki messenger who is 14 year old.

Saya

She's another Genki messenger who is 15 year old.

Pinion

He's a 20 year old treasure hunter who is a good mechanic as well.

Boat Designs

Sources

All CR articles are written by Scott Green.

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Hello everyone! This is a huge list of all of the news articles on manga series getting an anime adaptation in the month of November 2012.

Since I'm running out of time, it's an incomplete list. I'm sorry for the inconvenience.

Angel's Drop

The story centers on Botan and Shinobu, two childhood friends who enroll in St. Azumaria Girls' Academy. Their encounter with an "angel" named Un-chan lead to strange things happening in their lives. The manga openly describes itself as covering yuri, hentai, omorashi, and other elements of fetishism not usually seen in shōnen or shōjo manga.

Source: ANN

Arata: The Legend Manga

In a mythical world where humans and gods co-exist, Arata has the unfortunate honor of being the successor to the matriarchal Hime Clan. This means he has to pretend to be a girl or face death if his true gender is discovered! On the day of his inauguration, an assassination plot forces him to flee - and he somehow winds up in modern-day Japan! Meanwhile, a boy named Arata Hinohara gets sucked into the first Arata's world and finds himself dealing with people after his life!

Source: ANN

Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge

Mangaka: Tatsuhiko Hikagi

The manga revolves around Kiri Haimura, a boy who loves to cut girls' hair. He happens to meet Iwai Mushanokōji, a girl with long, beautiful hair who is known as the "Queen of Hair." Her hair has been cursed to be forever uncuttable, but Kiri happens to have "Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge" — scissors that have the mystical ability to cut her cursed hair. Kiri finds himself protecting Iwai from descendants of murderers wielding "Killing Goods."

Source: ANN

Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha

The story revolves around Inari Fushimi, a shy, not-so-bright middle school girl living in Kyoto's Fushimi ward. She has a crush on her classmate Tanbabashi, but cannot express her feelings. One day, as thanks for helping a fox pup, the deity Ukanomitamanokami grants her the ability to change her form.

Source: ANN

Ishida to Asakura

The surreal comedy manga centers around the friendship of high school boys. Masao became popular on the pixiv art community before debuting as a professional manga creator with this manga. The first two chapters were adapted into a voice drama on the niconico service.

Source: ANN

Love Lab

Mangaka: Ruri Miyahara,

The comedy manga revolves around the girls at the elite Fujisaki Girls' Middle School, which has tsundere (initially aloof and abrasive, but later kind-hearted), meganekko (eyeglasses-wearing girl), and other kinds of students.

Source: ANN

Rozen Maiden

Jun Sakurada has withdrawn from the outside world-friends, school, even his older sister, who loves him dearly and cares for him in their parents' absence. To cope with the severity of his personal exile, Jun has taken to ordering products online and then returning them before the grace period ends. But when a website instructs him to place an order for a beautifully rendered doll in his desk drawer, what arrives in the morning cant be returned, and his life is changed forever by its arrival.

Source: ANN

Saikin, Imoto no Yosu ga Chotto Okaishiin Da Ga

In the romance comedy, a girl named Mitsuki Kanzaki lives with her step-brother Yūya after her mother remarries. One day, Mitsuki is possessed by the self-proclaimed spirit of a young girl, Hiyori Kotobuki. Hiyori (in Mitsuki's body) must fall in love with Yūya to move towards the "Gates of Heaven."

Source: ANN

Witch Craft Works

Mangaka: Ryu Mizunagi

The story centers around Honoka Takamiya, a boy whose classmate Ayaka Kagari is talented in sports, excels in classes, and is attractive on top of everything. She also happens to be most powerful witch on earth. Her purpose in life is to protect Takamiya at all costs.

Source: ANN

Note: I need to create the manga volume series to make links for this news blog.

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Hate at First Sight!

As a child, Raku Ichijo made a secret promise with his childhood sweetheart, keeping a pendant as a memento while his love took the key. He dreams of one day meeting his past love, but years later, reality smashes his hopes when Chitoge Kirisaki accidentally knees him in the face...

Though Raku’s a normal high schooler, his family heads the notorious yakuza gang the Shuei-Gumi faction! And he’s dragged into family affairs when he’s forced into a relationship with Chitoge, the daughter of a rival gang’s boss!

Despite their constant spats, the two somehow fool everyone with their false relationship. Raku then discovers that Chitoge has a mysterious key from her past, which she can’t remember... Plus, two other girls appear with keys as well—Kosaki Onodera and Marika Tachibana!

Caught in the midst of this love maelstrom, even more complications arise for Raku when his class decides on Romeo and Juliet as the class’s play for the school festival. Can the two false lovebirds pull off the impossible and make the play a success?!

By Viz Media

It's available legally on Weekly Shonen Alpha Jump.

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Hell a place where beings that have committed mortal sins during their lifetime are sent. It is a realm where even Soul Reapers are forbidden to interfere. When a group of vicious Sinners plots to escape from this eternal prison, they discover that Substitute Soul Reaper Ichigo Kurosaki is the key to their freedom. The Sinners launch an attack and in the process kidnap Ichigo's younger sister Yuzu and take her to Hell. With the help of a mysterious man named Kokuto, Ichigo and his friends must now travel into the depths of Hell to stop the Sinners and save Yuzu, unaware that their actions could bring Hell to the World of the Living.

Via Viz Media and Neon Alley

Neon Alley streamed the movie last Sunday, November 25 8PM EST.

(Note: Sorry for the belated news article)

For the Blu Ray release in the U.S., it's December 4. For pricing, it's $18.99 at Amazon (Blu-Ray) while the DVD is $14.99 at Amazon.

Sources

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Howdy everyone, welcome to the Fairy Tail vs Buster Keel thread! This blog is going to be rushed, so I will fill major details later. Beware of spoilers because I'm doing character analysis especially for Lucy/Lavie and Gray/Blue.

Plot

Buster Keel
Buster Keel

Buster Keel is about Lavi and her sidekick Mippy who are on a quest to be top class adventurers. One day, they meet Keel who is searching for a man named Siva to restore his body. The three team up to help each other. In their quest, they find out that they have a bigger role to save the world from evil.

Plot

Fairy Tail
Fairy Tail

Fairy Tail is about a guild called Fairy Tail, and it follows the adventures of Natsu Dragneel, Lucy Heartphilia, Happy, and others who are always getting in trouble with the law and bad guilds.

I will fill in the general similarities and differences between the series. Right now, the characters are important.

Characters

First up is similarities and then differences.

Fairy TailSimilarities and DifferencesBuster Keel
Natsu Dragneel
Natsu Dragneel

Similarities

  • Both have spikey hair style.
  • Both have no tact when they interact with women. (IE: Natsu Dragneel will tease Lucy a bit while Keel is plain rude to Lavi).
  • Both have immense physical strength, agility, and heightened sense of smell.
  • Both have extreme tenacity and will not give up in their battles.

Differences

  • Natsu is born human, but he has Dragon Slaying powers that were taught by his adopted father/dragon, Igneel. In Keel's case, he is originally a Dragon-ape who was forced to turn human due to a spell by Siva.
  • Tattoos: Natsu's Fairy Tail stamp is on his right arm while Keel's tattoo is on his left arm.
  • Natsu possesses flame magic due to being a Dragon Slayer. Keel has no magic nor attributes. Keel is a pure brawler.
Keel
Keel
Lucy Heartfilia
Lucy Heartfilia

Similarities

  • Background: Both come from affluent and wealthy families.
  • Both are blonde and an only child.
  • Both have the same initials and the same five lettered word, heart, in their last names.

Differences

  • Lucy's mom is dead while Lavi's parents are alive.
  • Lucy's mom is a celestial wizard while Lavi's father is an adventurer. Both parents' roles influence their occupation.
  • While both have lovable sidekicks, Lavi's is a flying pig, and Lucy's is a carrot nosed dog named Plue.
  • Magic and Roles: Lavi's magic stems from music and it's more of a support magic. In Lucy's case, her magic is summoning Celestial Spirits.
  • Equipment: Lavi has a guitar while Lucy has a whip.
  • Bust Size: Lucy's boobs are bigger than Lavi.
  • Clothing: Lucy's clothing tend to be more revealing, and Lucy cosplays often. Lavi's clothing is more modest, and she does not cosplay.
Lavi Heartful
Lavi Heartful
Gray Fullbuster
Gray Fullbuster

Similarities

  • Both names are colors.
  • Both of their parents died tragically. Though, Gray had an adopted mother named Ur.
  • Teachers: Ur taught Gray ice magic while Blue's mother taught him water magic.

Differences

  • Gray is human while Blue is a type of Kappa.
  • Magic: Gray's magic is ice while Blue's is water. Both their magic can take form. Unlike Gray, Blue possesses a second form.
  • Blue has katanas while Gray only uses his fists and magic.
  • Gray is a stripper while Blue is not.
  • Gray's looks attracts the ire of men and women while Blue's looks only attracts women.
  • Personality: Blue is more EMO, cold, and distant than Gray. Blue's personality is similar to Sasuke Uchiha because his quest for revenge is more intense than Gray's.
Blue
Blue
Happy
Happy

Similarities

  • Both can fly.
  • Both are sidekicks to the main characters.
  • Both are born from eggs and meet their partners at the day of their birth.

Differences

  • Happy is a cat while Mippy is a devil-pig.
  • Happy's partner is Natsu; Mippy's partner is Lavi.
  • Forms: Mippy has several forms since he's only a baby at the moment.
  • Magic: Mippy can breathe fire while Happy has no other abilities.
  • Origins: Happy came from another world called Edolas while Mippy is born on the same planet that Lavi inhabits.
Mippy
Mippy

Thank you for reading this thread!

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