News New Anime, Official Websites and Trailers
posted on 2006-12-27 22:32 EST
Madhouse has announced that is producing a new, original animated movie entitled "Piano no Mori ~The Perfect World of Kai~", or "The Piano Forest." The movie, which has it's official website here is due to be released in July 2007.
According to the recently released Comic Blade Masamune Winter, Sonishi Kenji's Neko Ramen 4-koma manga has been adapted into an anime TV series and will premiere on December 28. The full announcement can be read here.
A streaming trailer for the Dengeki Bunko Movie Festival, can be seen here (narrowband) and here (broadband). The Dengeki Bunko Movie Festival will include the Shakugan no Shana movie, Kino no Tabi: Byōki no Kuni - For You-, and the Inukami! movie and is scheduled for theatrical release in April.
The official website for Engage Planet Kissdum is here. The TV series will be animated by Satelight and will feature mecha designs by Shoji Kawamori and character designs by Sushio . Engage Planet Kissdum will premiere sometime in 2007.
A TV series based on Higuchi Asa's baseball manga Ookiku Furikabutte, serialized in Afternoon, is in production. It is being animated by A-1 Pictures Inc. and directed by Tsutomu Mizushima, who directed Genshiken and xxxHOLiC. The official website is here, and broadcaster TBS has a page here.
The official website for a new anime variety program, "Short DE Anime Damashii," is now online here. The half-hour TV series, which premieres tomorrow (December 28), will include numerous short anime such as Neko Ramen and Kasan'in Desu ga Nani ka?
A "Bakuretsu Tenshi - Infinity -" (Burst Angel: Infinity-) DVD set will be released on March 23. The new DVD set will include a new Burst Angel OAV entitled "Jo & Meg's Blues," a digest version of the series, and numerous other extras.