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“A Centaur’s Life” Anime Adaptation Announced

A Centaur’s Life (Centaur no Nayami) is getting an anime adaptation!

The manga series began in February 2011 and is currently ongoing. It is being published in English by Seven Seas Entertainment.

Seven Seas Entertainment describes the plot below:

“Being a teenager is never easy… especially for a centaur! Himeno is a sweet, shy girl, who like many teens her age, struggles with the trials and tribulations of attending high school. The difference is she’s a centaur; but she’s not alone. In fact, all of her classmates are supernatural creatures, sporting either horns, wings, tails, halos, or some other unearthly body appendage. Yet despite their fantastical natures, Himeno and her best friends-the dragon-winged Nozomi, and Kyoko with her spiraled horns-are down-to-earth, fun-loving teenagers who grapple with issues of life and love in a mostly normal daily school setting.”

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2nd PV Released for “New Danganronpa V3”

Spike Chunsoft has uploaded another promotional video for New Danganronpa V3 to their Youtube channel! The 4-minute video shows off the game mechanics for both the class trials and free roaming mode. The mock class trial in the video gives us a brief look at each of the new characters, as well as their personalities and voices.

The game will be released to the PS4 and PS Vita on January 12 in Japan. It will be published in North America and Europe through NIS America under the name Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony sometime in 2017.

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New PV and Character Designs for “Konosuba” Season 2

New content has been released for Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World!) season 2! The promotional video that was uploaded earlier today previews two new characters that will be appearing in the upcoming season: Sena and Vanir. Sena will be voiced by Hitomi Nabatame and Vanir will be voiced by Masakazu Nishida. Character designs for both characters were released.

The video also shows off the opening and ending themes for this season: “Tomorrow” by Machico and “Ouchi ni Kaeritai” by Sora Amamiya, Rie Takahashi, and Ai Kayano (the voice actresses for Aqua, Megumin, and Darkness).

Season 2 will begin airing on January 11.

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12/12/16 Anime Releases

Well, Scorching Ping Ping Girls looks interesting.

Crunchyroll
6:55am – Puzzle & Dragons X – Episodes 23, 24
7:30am – JOKER – Episodes 49, 50
10:00am – The Glass Mask Year 3 Class D – Episodes 10, 11
12:35pm – Trickster – Episodes 10, 11
1:00pm – Gakuen Handsome – Episodes 10, 11
2:05pm – Scorching Ping Pong Girls – Episodes 10, 11
6:15pm – Nyanbo! – Episodes 11, 12

Funimation
9:30pm – Orange (Dub) – Episode 8
10:00pm – Yuri!!! On ICE (Dub) – Episode 8

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“Wake Up, Girls! Shin Shou” TV Anime Announced

A continuation of the idol anime, Wake Up, Girls!, has been announced for 2017! Wake Up Girls! Shin Shou will follow the original members of the band, as well as include some new characters. An audition will be held between December 11 and January 16 to cast the voices for the three new characters.

Those who pass the first entry audition period will be narrowed down through a second screening held between February 4 and February 25. The final cast screening will be on March 11 in Tokyo. The voice actresses for the 7 original band members will be returning for this series.

MyAnimeList describes the synopsis for Wake Up, Girls! as:

“On Christmas 2013, the band Wake Up, Girls plays their debut song to a small audience without much fanfare. After the concert, the group’s manager takes off with the money, leaving Green Leaves Entertainment on the verge of closure and the band without a future.

Despite this tumultuous beginning, the girls get a second chance, thanks to a mysterious benefactor and a shady business proposal. From here it’s a rocky climb to the top, but it’s a climb the girls are ready to make. Wake Up, Girls! follows the internal and external struggles of being a small-time idol girl band, from finding and accepting gigs to competing in popularity against other pop bands.

Through the band, the girls come to accept their pasts and become more certain about their futures. Faced with increasing stakes and popularity, each of the band’s seven members must find the strength and courage inside herself to give her all to the band.”

You can find the videos for the anime and audition, along with some visuals, after the break!

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12/11/16 Anime Releases

I’m using this as an excuse to post something from Magic-Kyun! Renaissance. It’s my guilty pleasure this season.

Crunchyroll
4:00am – Mobile Suit GUNDAM Iron Blooded Orphans 2nd Season – Episode 35
9:00am – Show By Rock!! – Episodes 10, 11
11:00am – My Wife is the Student Council President+! – Episode 11
11:00am – Touken Ranbu – Hanamaru – Episodes 10, 11
11:30am – Magic-Kyun! Renaissance – Episodes 10, 11
12:30pm – Hagane Orchestra – Episodes 9, 10
3:15pm – Aooni The Blue Monster – Episodes 9, 10

Funimation
2:05pm – The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. – Episodes 21, 22
9:00pm – 91 Days (Dub) – Episode 7.5
9:30pm – Monster Hunter Stories Ride On (Dub) – Episode 7
10:00pm – Drifters (Dub) – Episode 6

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Preorders Open for “Pop Team Epic” Nendoroids

Ever seen these two girls? If you haven’t, they’re from a popular 4-panel manga series by Bkub Okawa titled Poputepipikku or Pop Team Epic in English. The series is full of anime/manga/video game references, and is very bizarre and hard to describe. It follows the antics of two high school girls named Popuko and Pipimi. Popuko is short and very easily angered, while Pipimi is taller and quite calm.

The Popuko Nendoroid is approximately 70mm tall (about 2.8 inches) and the Pipimi one is 110mm tall (about 4.3 inches). They can both be preordered through the Good Smile Company Online Shop: Popuko for 4,500 yen (roughly $39.05) and Pipimi for 4,200 yen (roughly $36.45) including tax.

Preorders end on January 12 and they will both be released in June 2017.

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12/9/16 Anime Releases

This post isn’t late at all. I am 3 seasons late with watching Haikyu!! though.

Crunchyroll
9:00am – DREAM FESTIVAL! – Episodes 10, 11
9:30am – Drifters – Episodes 9, 10
11:00am – Bungo Stray Dogs 2 – Episodes 22, 23
12:30pm – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable – Episodes 36, 37
1:35pm – Lostorage incited WIXOSS – Episodes 9, 10
2:30pm – Haikyu!! 3rd Season – Episodes 9, 10
7:30pm – Future Card Buddyfight Triple D – Episodes 36, 37
8:00pm – BONO BONO – Episodes 35, 36

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New Merchandise for “Boku no Hero Academia”, “Naruto”, “Kantai Collection”, “No Game No Life”, “To Love-Ru Darkness”, and More

Good Smile Company has added new merchandise to their shop!

A Katsuki Bakugo Nendoroid (Boku no Hero Academia / My Hero Academia), a Sasuke Uchiha Nendoroid (Naruto Shippuden), a Kiso Nendoroid (Kantai Collection), a 1/7th scale Jibril figurine (No Game No Life), a 1/6th scale Mikan Yuuki figurine (To Love-Ru Darkness), and two Nendoroid playsets are available to preorder now.

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12/8/16 Anime Releases

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It’s getting close to the end of the season. Have some Flip Flappers.

Crunchyroll
5:55am – Naruto Shippuden – Episodes 484, 485
8:00am – Flip Flappers – Episodes 9, 10
12:00pm – KEIJO!!!!!!!! – Episodes 9, 10
12:30pm – ALL OUT!! – Episodes 9, 10
1:15pm – Miss Bernard said. – Episodes 9, 10

Funimation
9:00pm – Show By Rock!! (Dub) – Episode 30
9:30pm – Touken Ranbu – Hanamaru (DUB) – Episode 6
10:00pm – Trickster (Dub) – Episode 6

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