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1st PV and 15-Second CM Released for “New Game!” Season 2

The upcoming second season for New Game!, titled New Game!!, has received its first promotional video and 15-second commercial!

Both videos preview a few new scenes along with the series’ opening theme, “STEP by STEP UP↑↑↑↑”, sung by fourfolium, a group made up of the voice actors for the four main characters: Yuuki Takada (voice for Aoba Suzukaze), Megumi Yamaguchi (voice for Hifumi Takimoto), Megumi Toda (voice for Hajime Shinoda), and Ayumi Takeo (voice for Yun Iijima).

For those unfamiliar with the series, New Game! follows the lives of Aoba Suzukaze and her coworkers at Eagle Jump, a video game company, as they experience the joys and obstacles that come with creating games. Each girl shares a passion for games and has their own special quirk.

New Game!! will begin airing on July 11.

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2nd PV for “Netsuzou TRap -NTR-” TV Anime Released

Netsuzou TRap (NTR), the yuri television anime adaptation, has received its second promotional video! The video previews the series’ opening theme, “Blue Bud Blue” by Haruka Toujou.

The Netsuzou TRap manga series was acquired by Seven Seas Entertainment in December 2015 for English localization. Only the first two volumes have been released so far, with volume 3 set to release on July 11 and volume 4 on February 13.

Seven Seas Entertainment describes the synopsis below:

“Yuma and Hotaru have been friends since childhood, so it’s only natural that when Yuma is nervous about her new boyfriend, she asks Hotaru for advice. But when Hotaru starts coming onto Yuma for what feels like more than just ‘practice,’ what does it mean…? With boyfriends in the foreground but a secret, passionate tryst in the background, will Yuma and Hotaru try to forget what happened between them or have they fallen into a trap of true love and betrayal?”

Netsuzou TRap will begin airing on July 5.

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“Violet Evergarden” to Premiere at Anime Expo 2017

Violet Evergarden, Kyoto Animation’s beautiful adaptation of the light novel series by the same name, will premiere its first episode at this year’s Anime Expo! The official website for the project announced this information along with a promotional video and key visual. Following the premiere, the convention will host a Q&A session with the series’ director Taichi Ishidate, the lead actress Yui Ishikawa, and the opening theme performer TRUE.

Anime Expo describes the series’ plot below:

“There are words Violet heard on the battlefield, which she cannot forget. These words were given to her by someone she holds dear, more than anyone else. She does not yet know their meaning.

A certain point in time, in the continent of Telesis. The great war which divided the continent into North and South has ended after four years, and the people are welcoming a new generation.

Violet Evergarden, a young girl formerly known as “the weapon”, has left the battlefield to start a new life at CH Postal Service. There, she is deeply moved by the work of “Auto Memories Dolls”, who carry people’s thoughts and convert them into words.

Violet begins her journey as an Auto Memories Doll, and comes face to face with various people’s emotions and differing shapes of love.  All the while searching for the meaning of those words.”

Violet Evergarden will begin airing in January 2018 after its world premiere on July 2.

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New PVs and Key Visuals for “The Ancient Magus’ Bride” OVA and TV Anime

The official website for the Mahoutsukai no Yome (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) anime adaptation has released new promotional videos and visuals for both the OVA and the television anime!

For those unfamiliar, the series’ synopsis can be found below:

“Hatori Chise is only 16, but she has lost far more than most. With neither family nor hope, it seems all doors are closed to her. But, a chance encounter began to turn the rusted wheels of fate. In her darkest hour, a mysterious magus appears before Chitose, offering a chance she couldn’t turn down. This magus who seems closer to demon than human, will he bring her the light she desperately seeks, or drown her in ever deeper shadows?”

This next part in the OVA series will have a short 2-week theatrical run starting August 19. The 24-episode television anime adaptation will begin airing this October.

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New PV and 15-second CM for “Centaur no Nayami” TV Anime

A new 1-minute promotional video and 15-second commercial have been released for the upcoming Centaur no Nayami (A Centaur’s Life or Centaur’s Worries) television anime adaptation! The videos show off the wide variety of monster girls that attend school and interact with the centaur main character, Himeno.

The ongoing manga series was first published back in February 2011 and is currently being published in English through 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.”

Centaur no Nayami will begin airing on July 9.

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New PV and Character Designs Released for “Keppeki Danshi! Aoyama-kun” TV Anime

The official website for the Keppeki Danshi! Aoyama-kun (Cleanliness Boy! Aoyama-kun) television anime adaptation has released a promotional video and character designs! The comedy sports series began as a manga that was first published by Taku Sakamoto in May 2014 and is currently serialized in Young Jump Magazine.

The series’ synopsis can be found below:

“The story revolves around Aoyama, a fastidious soccer genius who prioritizes cleanliness over everything, in which during his plays he neither heads nor slides and only throws with his gloves on!”

Keppeki Danshi! Aoyama-kun will begin airing this July.

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“Blend S” TV Anime Receives Key Visual and Website Launch

An official website has been launched, along with a key visual, for the upcoming Blend S television anime adaptation! The new site also announces the project’s staff members: Ryouji Masuyama as director, Gou Zappa for series composition, Yousuke Okuda as character designer, and A-1 Pictures for animation production studio.

The series’ synopsis is listed as:

“The story of Blend S follows Maika Sakuranomiya, a young lady whose neutral facial expression makes her appear perpetually in a bad mood. This feature makes it difficult for Maika to find a part time job, until one day she lands an interview for a position at a cafe. However, it turns out that the venue is maid-style cafe in which all of the waitresses act out “roles” for the customers, and Maika is assigned the role of “extreme sadist”…”

Blend S will begin airing this October.

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2nd PV, Key Visual, and Character Designs Released for “Knight’s & Magic” TV Anime

The official website for the Knight’s & Magic anime adaptation has been updated with a new promotional video, key visual, and set of character designs! The video previews the series’ opening theme, “Hello! My World!!”, by fhána (performed the Dragon Maid opening theme, the Comet Lucifer opening theme, and much more) along with the main voice cast. The ending theme, “You & I”, will be performed by Ayaka Ohashi.

For those unfamiliar, here’s the synopsis from MyAnimeList:

“A mecha otaku is reincarnated into another world as Ernesti Echevalier, also known as Eru. In this world exists huge humanoid weapons known as Silhouette Knights. Dreaming of piloting those robots, Eru, with childhood friends, Archid Olter and Adeltrud Olter, aim to become Knight Runners, pilots of these Silhouette Knights.”

Knight’s & Magic will begin airing on July 2.

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1st PV Released for “Netsuzou TRap -NTR-” TV Anime

The first promotional video for the yuri television anime Netsuzou TRap (NTR) has been released!

The 30-second video shows off a bit of the series’ soundtrack along with the voice talent for the two main characters. Yuma Okazaki, the pink-haired girl, is voiced by Ai Kakuma (Isuzu Sento from Amagi Brilliant Park and RyuZU from Clockwork Planet), and Hotaru Mizushina, the dark-haired girl, is voiced by Hiromi Igarashi (Wilhelmina Braunschweig Ingenohl Friedeburg from High School Fleet and Anzu Futaba from The [email protected] Cinderella Girls).

The series’ synopsis is listed as:

“Yuma and Hotaru have been friends since childhood, so it’s only natural that when Yuma is nervous about her new boyfriend, she asks Hotaru for advice. But when Hotaru starts coming onto Yuma for what feels like more than just ‘practice,’ what does it mean…? With boyfriends in the foreground but a secret, passionate tryst in the background, will Yuma and Hotaru try to forget what happened between them or have they fallen into a trap of true love and betrayal?”

Netsuzou TRap will begin airing this July.

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2nd PV for “Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni” TV Anime

A second promotional video for the Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni (In a Different World with a Smartphone) television anime adaptation has been released. This anime is an adaptation of the light novel series by Patra Fuyubaru (story) and Eiji Usatsuka (art) that began publishing in May 2015. The series received a manga in November 2016.

The synopsis is listed as:

“Touya Mochizuki was accidentally killed, and as an apology, God allows him to be reborn in a fantasy world and will grant him any one wish he desires. And so, Touya chooses to keep his smartphone in the next world. In his second chance at life, he befriends many important figures and comes across the world’s secret. He inherits the legacy of an ancient civilization and travels around nonchalantly while possessing powers that rival this world’s kings.”

Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni will begin airing on July 11.

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