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Hello, MANGA.TOKYO otaku readers!
AnimeJapan 2017 is over. MANGA.TOKYO was there and reported on the most amazing new titles and events. We have already posted the most breaking anime news, and we will continue to bring you detailed reports over the course of the next week. Follow our Social Media pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and our homepage tag for AnimeJapan 2017 to read all the articles.
Are you ready for the new season tomorrow? The week starts with Attack on Titan and My Hero Academia! Both are part of our episodic anime reviews for Spring 2017, so expect an article posted on our page soon!
Until then, we have another anime news recap. Here are the anime and otaku news that had the most page views this last week, 24-30 March 2017!
Which articles really piqued your interest?
Spring 2017 anime Armed Girl’s Machiavellism features an all-girls school that is wary of its recent change to a co-ed system. The take on swords and weapons to protect themselves from the male predators, but in this new radio show, Tasuku Hatanaka (who voices protagonist Fudo Nomura) will try to discipline his fellow voice actresses!
Kadokawa booth had many events at AnimeJapan 2017, but the special talk event for the Spring 2017 anime Roku de Nashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Record gathered many fans who wanted to see VAs Soma Saito (Glenn Radars), Akane Fujita (Sistine Fibel), and Yume Miyamoto (Lumia Tingel).
Video games, romance light novels, and comedy anime: what do you get if you combine them? Probably the upcoming rom-com series Gamers!, based on a light novel by Sekina Aoi. The anime is scheduled to start in Summer 2017.
Illya will soon be back with a new anime movie, sequel to the Summer 2016 third anime season! During AnimeJapan 2017, Kadokawa held a special talk event for the upcoming movie Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya Yukishita no Chikai, which is part of the popular series Prisma☆Illya.
There is a new Gundam series on the works. It will be based on the novel Mobile Suit Gundam Twilight Axis, which is currently being serialized on the website Yatate Bunko!
Hiro Mashima is not a suit person. He wore one (without a belt) for the Hiro Mashima 20 Year Anniversary Exhibition that will exhibit more than 200 items from his most famous works like Rave and Fairy Tail!
Upcoming Spring 2017 TV anime Zero Kara Hajimaru Mahou no Sho held a talk show event at the Kadokawa booth during AnimeJapan 2017. Read the report and don’t forget that MANGA.TOKYO has included the anime in its list of episodic anime reviews! It’s scheduled to start on 10 April.
Many of our readers are very excited about the upcoming live-action adaptation of Kyoko Okazaki’s manga River’s Edge! Read more about the production and the cast!
Tokyo Ghoul is not only getting a live-action movie this summer, but also a stage play adaptation! It will star Ryo Matsuda as Ken Kaneki! Part of the cast was announced at the special stage event at AnimeJapan 2017! Read more below:
You can also check our brief YouTube video with the titles of all the titles (below). MANGA.TOKYO will soon be back with another weekly digest.
Tomorrow, 1 April, starts the new anime season! We are populating our Spring 2017 anime info page, and already we have our list of episodic reviews:
We also have our reference article ready! All the official pages and hashtags: