The combined 4th/5th issue of Kodansha's Morning magazine is announcing on Wednesday that the television anime adaptation has been green-lit for an April 2012 premiere.
The original manga's story follows two brothers, Mutta and Hibito, who made a vow as kids to travel to space. The younger Hibito became an astronaut. Mutta did not, but his life changes on one fateful day.
A separate live-action film adaptation of Uchū Kyōdai will open on May 5, 2012 in Japan with the "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" theme song performed by the British rock band Coldplay.
The story underneath is a universal one, powerful and expertly told. Viewers should be prepared for a devastating experience with a lot of challenging concepts that pile on hard and fast as the finale approaches.
Tech-based magical girls battle aliens in a heavily-derivative, otaku-pandering series that is definitely not aimed at little girls. It avoids mediocrity due an outstanding musical score and never forgetting that it is supposed to be fun.
Higurashi: When They Cry is still an intriguing, spine-chilling, gut-churning horror/mystery hybrid that has nicely recovered from the prologue feel of the previous volume. It can be an intimidating series to pick up, but it looks as if those who stuck by it are about to be amply rewarded