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New Rurouni Kenshin Anime Green-Lit BDs of 3 previous samurai OVA/film projects to also ship this year.
The June issue of Shueisha's Jump Square magazine is announcing on Thursday that production on a new Rurouni Kenshin anime project has been green-lit. More information will be provided in future issues of Jump Square.
The magazine also noted that the Blu-ray Disc versions of the two Rurouni Kenshin original video anime (OVA) projects and the Rurouni Kenshin: Ishin Shishi no Chinkonka [Requiem] film will ship between August 24 and October 26. A compilation CD will ship on July 27. Rurouni Kenshin, Meiji Kenkaku Romantan Saisen, a new game for the Sony PSP system, already shipped last month.
Nobuhiro Watsuki's original 1994-1999 samurai manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump inspired a television anime series that is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Viz Media published the manga in North America, and Media Blasters' AnimeWorks label released the television anime. ADV Films released the two OVA projects and the film under the licenser's prescribed title Samurai X.
Since he ended the Rurouni Kenshin manga, Watsuki drew Gun Blaze West and Buso Renkin. His current title, Embalming - The Another Tale of Frankenstein, has been running in Jump Square since the magazine's inaugural issue in 2007. original source
The Anime Characters You Want to See Form a Band Durarara!!'s Izaya and Shizuo top the list, with most wanting them to sing Kamiya Hiroshi + Ono Daisuke's "Netsuai S.O.S!".
Mobile site "JOYSOUND (Karaoke)" and "JOYSOUND (Lyrics)" collected votes for a poll question, "The Anime Characters You Want to See Form a Band", and here are the results, along with the song the voters most wanted them to sing.
- Orihara Izaya (Durarara!!) x Heiwajima Shizuo (Durarara!!) - Netsuai S.O.S! by Kamiya Hiroshi + Ono Daisuke
- Izumi Konata (Lucky Star) x Suzumiya Haruhi (The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi) - Hare Hare Yukai by Hirano Aya, Chihara Minori and Gotou Yuuko
- Hirasawa Yui (K-ON!) x Yui (Angel Beats!) - Tenshi ni Fureta yo! by Houkago Tea Time
- Ranka Lee (Macross F) x Hirasawa Yui (K-ON!) - Seikan Hikou by Ranka Lee = Nakajima Megumi
- Suzumiya Haruhi (The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi) x Hirasawa Yui (K-ON!) - Lion by May'n and Nakajima Megumi
- Sakata Gintoki (Gintama) x Dokata Juushirou (Gintama) - Sannenme no Uwaki by Hiroshi & Kibo
- Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece) x Son Goku (Dragon Ball) - Seishun Amigo by Shuuji to Akira
- Sebastian Michaels (Kuroshitsuji) x Rokudou Mukuro (Katei Kyoushi Hitman Reborn!) - Kufufu no Fu ~Boku to Keiyaku~ by Iida Toshinobu
- Nekki Basara (Macross 7) x Sheryl Nome (Macross F) - Oteza Gogo Kuji Don't be late by Sheryl Nome starring May'n
- Akiyama Mio (K-On!) x Iwasawa Masami (Angel Beats!) - Tabidachi no Hi ni
Total votes: 1023original source
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