Digimon Adventure Season 1 DVD To Be Released by New Video Group
North American distribution company New Video Group will be releasing “The Official Digimon Adventure Set: The Complete First Season” on DVD this October. It will include the anime’s 54 episodes in an 8-DVD set.\
Anohana Gets Movie Adaptation
The official website of the Anohana (Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai) anime project has just announced that the story will be getting a movie adaptation as well! There is barely any information on the upcoming film, but it will be retelling the original story, but from another point of view.
Cyrus Voris And Ethan Reiff Board Starz’s ‘Noir’ Series As New Writers
Sleeper Cell creators Cyrus Voris and Ethan Reiff have closed a deal to write Starz’s live-action adaptation of the 2001 Japanese anime series Noir. This marks Starz’s third stab at getting a script for the project, initially greenlighted to series last June with Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Joshua Donen and Bill Hamm executive producing.
Viz Media Sets Inu Yasha: The Final Act Anime DVD/BD Release Date
Viz Media has set the release date at long last for Inu Yasha: The Final Act. Following up on their promises at Anime Expo this year to release things in both formats, a DVD and Blu-ray edition of the first part is now scheduled for November 20th, according to an update at Right Stuf.
Rescue Me! Erotic Comedy Manga Has Anime In The Works
The September issue of Akita Shoten’s Champion RED Ichigo magazine is announcing on Saturday that an anime adaptation of Yoshiharu Makita’s Rescue Me! romantic comedy manga is in the works.
Aku no Hana TV Anime Announced
According to Comic Natalie, the TV Anime of Aku no Hana was announced. Written by Shuzo Oshimi, Aku no Hana (The Flowers of Evil) is a Manga series revolves around three junior high school students and their love story.
Nazotoki-Hime wa Meitantei Gets An Anime
Mayuki Anan’s shojo mystery manga, Nazotoki-hime wa Meitantei? (“The Mystery-Solving Princess is a Famous Detective ?”) is published in the pages of Shogakukan’s Chao Magazine. It is reportedly the first time in the history of young-girl-oriented Chao that an actual whodunnit mystery manga was ever published in the magazine, and now Chao Issue 9 features an anime on a DVD bundled with the magazine!
Litchi DE Hikari Club Anime Announced
Usamaru Furuya’s horror yaoi, suspense, mystery, crime manga Litchi Hikari Club manga is getting an anime adaptation, which will air in October this year. The title of the anime will be Litchi DE Hikari Club and will adapt the story of the second manga in the franchise.
One Piece Manga #67 Gets Record 4.05-Million Print Run
Japanese publisher Shueisha is producing 4.05 million copies of the 67th volume of Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece pirate manga — the latest volume in the series to set a manga record for the most copies in its first printing. The volume is shipping on Friday. The previous two volumes matched but did not beat the former record of 4 million copies set by volume 64 last November.
Natsumi Ando’s Arisa Shoujo Mystery Manga Ending in Japan
Natsumi Ando is ending her Arisa shoujo mystery manga in the September issue of Kodansha’s Nakayoshi magazine on Friday. The story follows a girl named Tsubasa who disguises herself as her twin sister, the seemingly “perfect” Arisa, to uncover the secrets that led to Arisa’s suicide attempt.