Weekend Wrapup: 9/Sep - 15/Sep
posted on by Jon Hayward
Manga creator Hiroyuki (Doujin Work) he just announced over twitter that he will be starting a new manga in autumn. He recently finished Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to (The Comic Artist and His Assistants) in Square Enix's monthly Shonen Gangan magazine and stated that his new series will be completely different to "ManAssi".
Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype Ace magazine has announced that Masamune Shirow (Ghost in the Shell, Appleseed) and Koushi Rikudou (Excel Saga) are collaborating on a new series which will launch on October 10th. Shirow is responsible for the story and Rikudou is drawing the art.
Flash anime shorts inspired by Kaoru Curry-zawa's Kremlin cat gag comedy have started to stream on youtube. The series follows Haruo "Cat" Kyattsuyama, a college student who sees a cute Russian Blue cat in a box on the side of the road but decides to ignore the cat's plight. He continues to ignore the cat for an entire year until one day he decides to pick the cat up, and finds there is suddenly three cats. The Flash animation is handled by DLE Inc. (Haiyoru! Nyaru-Ani, Thermae Romae) and the ending song "Koinu to Boku" (The Puppy and I) is performed by DLE's director Azuma Tani.
Upcoming Noitamina anime, Psycho-Pass has had an updated promotional video streaming during the Noitamina block on Fuji-TV. The latter half of the video features the music track "abnormalize" from the anime's opening theme performers, the post-hardcore/progressive rock band Ling Tosite Sigure. The video also goes on to reveal several of the cast and crew for the new series.