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Since no one has made the thread for any light novel related news and announcements, so I guess I'll start. The rule is same as from General Manga Thread and General Anime Thread, except it only focuses on the light novels.
It is confirmed that five novel series from MF Bunko J going to get an anime. Here's the five series which are getting an anime:
- Seikoku no Dragonar
- Seirei-tsukai no Blade Dance
- Mahou Sensou
- Madan no Ou to Vanadis
- No Game No Life
Last edited by Kaizou 10; July 28, 2013 at 07:43 AM.
It looks like Adachi Shingo (author of Ore Imo) going to appear in Otakon which held in Baltimore (USA).
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Infinite Stratos New Edition Volume 1 ~ 6
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It looks like Owari Monogatari (new Monogatari series) going to release on October Issue of Bessatsu Shounen Magazine, before releasing as a volume. Also, this is a light novel, not a manga.
Last edited by Kaizou 10; August 04, 2013 at 08:39 AM.
Bessatsu Shounen Magazine will only publish Ougi Formula, the first story from Owarimonogatari, in the October issue (available September 9). Bessatsu Shounen Magazine will not serialize the entire novel. From ANN
The key visual for Seikoku no Dragoner (upcoming anime-adaptation for the light novel):
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Preview for upcoming live-adaptation movie of Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai:
It is confirmed that Mahou-ka Koukou no Rettousei going to have an anime.
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From Dengeki Event, Fushimi Tsukasa (author of Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai) announced his new work, titled Ero Manga Sensei. So far, it is confirmed that the illustrator will be Kanzaki Hiro (same illustrator from Oreimo) and this series also going to focus on the sibling.
Last edited by Kaizou 10; October 06, 2013 at 08:56 AM.
This is made of so much win, Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax:
The playable characters announced so far are Kirino (Oreimo), Misaka (RailDex), Asuna (SAO), Shana (Shakugan no Shana), Shizuo (Drrr), and Kuroyukihime (Accel World). So much better than Jump All-Stars
Last edited by Kaiten; October 06, 2013 at 11:51 PM.
New series by the Oreimo author Fushimi Tsukasa outlined:
Oreimo illustrator Kanzaki Hiro also provided art of Ero Manga Sensei. The first volume goes on sale December 10, for ¥610 (about $6.15)Originally Posted by Anime News Network
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Oregiaru ranked best light novel of the year in the 2013 issue of the Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! guidebook.
MKNR anime will air in April
There is also Mikihiko, Honoka and Shizuku's character designs.
Black Bullet anime will also air in April 2014
Author: Shinden Kanzaki
Studio: Kinema Citrus
Director: Masayuki Kojima
Series Composition: Tatsuhiko Urahata
Character Design: Umishima Senbon
Music: Shiro Sagisu
Last edited by Demonspeed; December 08, 2013 at 06:03 AM.
Art and color pages from Ero Manga Sensei, the new series by Oreimo author Fushimi Tsukasa. Oreimo artist Kanzaki Hiro is also illustrating Ero Manga Sensei.
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Contestants in the Jump j Book character contest are being asked to write about a character specially drawn for the competition, by Peach-Pit. The contest will last through April 30, 2014. Entrants are asked to write 800 characters, or less, about the character in the picture.
LiSA to Perform Mahouka Kokkou no Rettousei anime Opening Theme
Very good choice!
She perfomed songs for Angel Beats, Fate/Zero and Sword Art Online previously.
Ripogura!, an upcoming short story collection by NisiOisiN will include illustrations provided by mangaka Kumeta Kouji (Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei), Itou Junji (Gyo), Kumota Haruko, Kurahana Chinatsu, Shigeno Naoki, Tanaka Ai, Nakamura Asumiko (Coponicus no Kokyuu), Peach Pit, Mashima Hiro and artists Tanji Yoko, pomodorosa, Mino Taro, and Yoshida Yoshitsugi.
Last edited by Kaiten; January 05, 2014 at 11:09 PM.