Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records anime unveils new information

At the stage event Fantasia Bunko Daikanshasai there was a promo released as well as other additional information for the upcoming Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records anime, it should be noted that the adaption will be a TV anime series. The anime will star Souma Saitou as Glenn Radars, Akane Fujita as Sistine Fibel and Yume Miyamoto as Rumia Tingel. For the upcoming series Minato Kazuto will direct it at LIDEN FILMS and Touka Machida is writing and overseeing the scripts, Satoshi Kurama is the character designer and chief animation director and Hiroaki Tsutsumo will compose the music for the series. Mind you that the light novel series which released began on July 19th 2014 has since then has been ongoing publication and the seventh volume of the light novel released October 20th in Japan, a manga adaption also started releasing March 26th 2015 and is ongoing as well. In March a collection of short stories was published by Fujimi Shobo titled Roku de Nashi Majutsu Koushi to Tsuisou Nishi starting in March.

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Xanadu Next, Senran Kagura Bon Appetit! PC versions announce release dates

There has been an announcement today by XSEED Games that it will be releasing Xanadu Next and Senran Kagura Bon Appetit! on PC via Steam, Xanadu Next will be releasing on November 3rd and Senran Kagura Bon Appetit on November 10th. It should also be noted that Xanadu Next will be available on Steam, GOG.com and the Humble Store by Humble Bundle for $19.99, in the game you take on the role of a knight whom seeks the legendary “Dragon Slayer” sword. Originally the dungeon crawler RPG was released for Windows in Japan in 2005 apart of its Dragon Slayer series. For Senran Kagura Bon Appetit, that will release via Steam for $29.99 and XSEED Games noted at the possibility of other digital distribution platforms. The game first released in 2014 for the PS Vita, mind you that the PC release will include all of the DLC’s.

Persona 5 announces English-dub cast list

Today the English cast for the Persona 5 PS4 and PS3 game has been announced by Atlus USA, a listing of the cast will be shown later in the article. There was also a video released as well which highlights the protagonist whom is voiced by Xander Mobus and a video of Mobus discussing the role with PR manager John Hardin. The game which released September 15th in Japan is set for February 14th in the US and Europe, An additional performance by Game Syphony Japan 18th Concert Atlus Special ~Persona 20th Anniversary~ orchestra project is set for November 27th at the Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, also the Persona 30th Fes event will run from December 8th to December 18th at the Arts Chiyoda 3331 complex in Tokyo’s Akihabara in the style of high school festivals. Next AKG will offer the wireless headphones AKG K845BT which recreates the headphones used by the character Futaba Sakura for 39,800 yen.

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Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash showcases Hanzou Academy character designs

The upcoming Senran Kagura Peach beach Splash game has released six new character images today featuring the Hanzou Academy girls. The game will be releasing in Japan on March 16th 2017 for the PS4. There will be a full feature by Famitsu in their magazine for the game in its October 20th issue on October 6th. Originally the franchise began on the Nintendo 3DS on September 2011 under the title Senran Kagura Burst, the latest in the series being a PS Vita and PS4 release titled Senran Kagura: Estival Versus. The game released in Japan March 2015 and received a western release in March earlier this year, a Sakura Edition update for the game in Japan also was released earlier this year. Let it also be known that the games spawned an anime adaption for the series that started its release January 6th 2013 and ended March 24th 2013 releasing 12 episodes in total, an OVA bundled with Senran Kagura: Estival Versus was later released March 26th 2015 with a single episode.

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Girls und Panzer film releases English-dubbed trailer plus more

An English-dubbed trailer trailer has been released today for the Girls und Panzer film which announces that the movie will be screening in theaters in North America in November. Last month Sentai Filmworks had licensed the film and they have said that more details are set to be listed by them in terms of the films distribution, release date and streaming offerings as well at a later date. The movie which released November 21st 2015 is a sequel of a 12 episode anime series which released between the dates of October 9th 2012 and ended March 25th 2013. It would later get other spin offs for its anime and a manga adaption as well as a novel series, the novel series would tell the story from Saori’s point of view. A new project titled Girls und Panzer: The Final Chapter is also in the works.

Below is a plot summary of the series quoted from ANN:

Imagine a world where humanity lives on enormous carrier ships. In Girls und Panzer, not only do these community ships support entire towns, they also host military-themed sports events that use tanks. Popular among high school girls, tankery, as the sport is known, claims to make young women strong, graceful, and popular with boys.
Despite this, not every girl likes tankery. Miho Nishizumi comes from a long line of famous tankery practitioners, but a traumatic event drove her to abandon the sport. She even goes as far as to transfer to Oarai High School because it has no tankery team. Unfortunately, Miho joins the student body just as they’re about to resurrect the sport. Because she’s the only girl in the entire high school with prior tankery experience, the student council forces her to join the team. Can Miho’s new friends and teammates help her overcome her traumatic past experiences and go on to win the national tankery championships?