Blue Exorcist, Oreimo, Ghost in the Shell Promos Streamed

posted on by Egan Loo
Blue Exorcist debuts in April; Oreimo True Route streamed; Solid State Society in March

The official website of A-1 Pictures' Blue Exorcist (Ao no Exorcist) television anime series began streaming the anime's fifth television commercial on Sunday. The anime adapts Kazue Katō's Blue Exorcist manga about Rin Okumura (Nobuhiko Okamoto), a boy raised by a famous exorcist named Father Fujimoto (Keiji Fujiwara). Rin discovers he is the son of Satan, and he joins the True Cross Academy to become an exorcist. Tensai Okamura (Darker than BLACK, Wolf's Rain, Kikaider) is directing off scripts supervised by Ryota Yamaguchi (Cutey Honey Flash, Digimon: Data Squad, Sailor Moon Sailor Stars). The anime will premiere in Japan on April 10.

The official website of the Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (Oreimo) television anime series began streaming the ending animation sequence for the "True Route" version of episode 12 on Monday. The official site, Nico Nico Douga, Rakuten ShowTime, Movie Gate, and the Bandai Channel has been streaming this version of the full episode in Japan since last Tuesday. Aniplex producer Atsuhiro Iwakami explained that there are two versions of episode 12, and that the story branched in the middle of episode 12. One of the versions, the "Good End," was the final episode of the television broadcast. The other version of episode 12, "True Route," will continue the story, which will end at episode 15.

The official YouTube channel for the Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex Solid State Society 3D film is streaming footage from the film's preview screening and panel on Friday night. Director Kenji Kamiyama is overseeing Production I.G's stereoscopic 3D conversion of their film, which now includes a newly animated opening sequence. Kamiyama also directed a "Xi Avant" anime film short will play with the Solid State Society film. The two movies will open in Tokyo's Shinjuku Wald 9 theater and other Japanese theaters on March 26.

[Via Moon Phase]

Image © Kazue Katō/Shueisha, Blue Exorcist Production Committee
© Tsukasa Fushimi/ASCII MEDIA WORKS, OIP

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