Weekly News Update: August 2-8, 2015

  • Bundled with Nisekoi volume 19 release is a fanbook.
  • Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F is at top 9 among the highest grossing anime films in the US following its release last August 4, 2015.
  • Final Fantasy XV Director, Hajime Tabata, confirmed the game will be released in 2016. No specific date yet.
  • From August 7-21, 2015, there would a One Piece Stamp Rally to celebrate the new log collection release.
  • Fujimoto Shinta (Red Raven) will adapt Narita Ryohgo’s Baccano! to a manga.
  • Limited edition of Yozakura Quartet volume 17 will come with a drama CD.
  • Naruto Gaiden: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring Month volume 1 was just released last August 4, 2015.
  • Original anime series, Punch Line, gets a manga adaptation serialized in Dengeki G’s Comic starting this October 2015.
  • Recently reunited voice actress unit Aice⁵, who appeared at Sore ga Seiyuu! 05, will be selling Aice⁵ All Songs Collection “Sore ga Seiyū! Record” at Comiket 88.
  • Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu will be broadcasted by MBS on January 2016.
  • Square Enix has released a new trailer and a glimpse of the Malboro gameplay for Final Fantasy XV.
  • The limited edition Shingeki no Kyojin volume 18 will be bundled with a Santa Eren nendroid.
  • The manga Nijiiro Days by Mizuno Minami gets an anime adaptation produced by Production Reed (Eureka Seven, Macross).
  • The novel Joker Game by Yanagi Kouji gets an anime adaptation directed by Kazuya Nomura, produced by Production I.G. while the original character designs will be made by Shirow Miwa.
  • The official date for the showing of the new Initial D movie is on February 6, 2016.
  • The trailer for the live-action adaptation of the manga Orange by Takano Ichigo was released.
  • There will be a live-action adaptation of Prison School, directed by Noboru Iguchi (The Machine Girl, Robo Geisha).
  • With Netflix being brought to Japan, it has collaborated with Sidonia no Kishi to promote it.
  • Yoshinari Yoh will be releasing his first artbook, Yoh Yoshinari Collection: Illustration Edition, at Comiket 88.
  • Yuru Yuri Nachuyachumi!+ will be broadcasted in August and September.

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