“Anime 1 Week” is a comprehensive introduction to the news of the week’s anime. This time (June 13-19), the news that the cumulative sales of Blu-ray Discs (BD) & DVDs of “Theatrical Version” Devil’s Blade “Infinite Train Edition” (Director Haruo Sotozaki) exceeded 1 million and ” The topic of “Mobile Suit Gundam: Flash of Hathaway” (directed by Shuko Murase) got off to a good start.
On June 13, the movie version of the anime “Jujutsu Kaisen” is based on the manga by Gege Akutami, which is serialized in “Weekly Shonen Jump” (Shueisha). “Jujutsu Kaisen 0” Was revealed to be released on December 24.
On the 14th, it was revealed that the movie version of the popular anime “Gundam” series “Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway of the Flash” has exceeded 500 million yen in cumulative box office revenue for three days since its release on the 11th. Audience mobilization exceeded 250,000 and got off to a good start.
On the 14th, it was revealed that the movie “Lord of the Rings” series would be animated. The title is “The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim” (original title), directed by Kenji Kamiyama, who is known for “Ghost in the Shell SAC” and “Eden of the East,” and was produced as an original feature-length anime. To.
On the 15th, it was revealed that Sho Harusono’s manga “Sasaki and Miyano,” which depicts the daily life of high school boys, will be made into TV animation and will be broadcast in 2022. Following the drama CD, Yusuke Shirai will play Sasaki, Soma Saito will play Miyano, and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Yuki Ono, Yuma Uchida, Ryohei Arai, and Mitsuhiro Ichiki will appear.
On the 15th, it was revealed that Bandai Namco Entertainment and Bandai Spirits had started a new project, “Gundam Breaker Batlog Project” of the popular anime “Gundam” series. This project strengthens the link between the popular game “Gundam Breaker” and the plastic model (Gundam model kit). It develops the original aircraft in both the game and the Gunpla model.
On the 17th, it was revealed that Studio Ghibli’s first full-length 3DCG feature-length animation, “Aya and the Witch” (directed by Goro Miyazaki), will be released on August 27. The film was postponed to April 29 due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection.
On the 17th, it was revealed that the number of sales of “Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway of the Flash” limited theatrical edition BD and dramatic advance regular edition BD exceeded 50,000. “Senkou no Hathaway” was released on the 11th, and from the same day, the theater limited edition and the theater pre-regular edition BD will be on sale at the public theater 215. The theater limited edition sold about 34,000 copies, and the theater predecessor’s regular version sold about 19,000 copies, for a total of about 53,000 copies.
On the 17th, it was revealed that the original TV animation “Pirate Princess” produced by Production IG, such as the “Ghost in the Shell” series, will be broadcast from October. An anime with the theme of 18th-century x princess x samurai x pirate, directed by Kazuto Nakazawa, such as “B: The Beginning,” and Yuki Kajiura. Asami Seto will play the heroine Fena Houtman, and voice actors such as Ryota Suzuki, Takahiro Sakurai, and Aoi Yuki will appear.
On the 18th, the BD & DVD of the movie version of the anime “Kimetsu no Yaiba” based on Koyoharu Gotouge’s popular manga “Theatrical version” Kimetsu no Yaiba “Infinite Train Edition” is 16. It was released on the same day, and it turned out that the cumulative sales of the limited edition and the regular edition exceeded 1 million. It sold about 1074,000 copies in three days after its release.
On the 18th, it was revealed that the almost dead comedy manga “Uncle From Another World,” which is being serialized on KADOKAWA’s manga site “ComicWalker,” will be animated. To commemorate the animation, Teppei, a fortune-teller known as “Uncle Self-Defense.” A street interview-style video by Mr. San was also released.