News Third School Rumble Anime Series Greenlit
posted on 2008-02-26 12:10 EST
The official website for the School Rumble slice-of-life anime franchise has announced that a third series has been greenlit for production in Japan. Kodansha will bundle School Rumble: Third Term DVDs with the limited first editions of the 21st and 22nd Japanese volumes of Jin Kobayashi's original school comedy manga. The 21st volume goes on sale on July 17. (The 20th volume, without a DVD, goes on sale on March 17.) The new project will reunite director Shinji Takamatsu, series script editor Hiroko Tokita, character designer and animation director Hajime Watanabe, and the animators at Studio Comet; all of them worked on the first two anime series.
Funimation has been releasing the first two anime series on DVD in North America, and Del Rey has been releasing the the manga series in North America.
Source: Moon Phase
Image © Jin Kobayashi/Kodansha