Figure ‘Mercury Witch’ announced at MegaHobby EXPO World’s first OVA ‘Daros’ first BD.

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“Anime 1 Week” summarizes the anime news of the week. This time (November 20 to 26th), the world’s first OVA (original video animation), “Darros,” will be released on Blu-ray Disc (BD) for the first time, and an exhibition of news and figures ” MegaHobby EXPO 2022 NEW DOT ” will be held. Several topics were highlighted.

On the 20th, it was revealed that the 4th episode of the final chapter of the popular anime ” Girls und Panzer ( Garpan )” will be screened in theaters in 2023. In addition, teaser visuals depicting the match cards between Oarai Girls’ Academy and Tsugetsu High School, Kuromorimine Girls’ Academy, and St. Gloriana Girls’ Academy have also been released.

On the 20th, it was revealed that a new project for  the popular anime ” Senki Zessho Symphogear ” had started. On the same day, it was announced at the live event “Symphogear Live 2020 → 2022” held at Belluna Dome (Tokorozawa City, Saitama Prefecture).

On the 20th, Tsuburaya Productions and animation production company TRIGGER will release the new movie version of “Gridman Universe” of the TV animation “SSSS.GRIDMAN” and “SSSS.DYNAZENON” on March 24, 2023. It became clear that

On the 21st, it was revealed that the second season of the TV anime “Tonikaku Kawaii,” based on Kenjiro Hata’s manga, known for “Hayate the Combat!” will be broadcast in 2023.

On the 21st, it was found that the world’s first OVA, “Darros,” will be made into BD for the first time and released on March 24, 2023. The film was released in 1983 as an OVA directed by Nagayuki Toriumi and Mamoru Oshii. About 40 years after its release, an HD remastered version supervised by Director Oshii was produced and made into a BD. In addition, Bandai Namco Film Works’ label “EMOTION” will be released as part of the “EMOTION 40th Anniversary Program,” commemorating its 40th anniversary in 2023.

On the 22nd, it was revealed that the original TV animation “Eternal Boy Eternal Boys,” which depicts an “old man” aiming to become an idol, will be broadcast in 2 courses with 24 episodes.

On the 24th, it was revealed that an OVA of a new episode of “Love Live! Nijigasaki Gakuen School Idol Club” from the popular anime series “Love Live!” will be produced. The OVA will be released in theaters in the summer of 2023.

On the 24th, the theatrical version of the animation “Jujutsu Kaisen” based on the manga by Gege Akutami, serialized in “Weekly Shonen Jump” (Shueisha), “Theatrical version Jujutsu Kaisen 0” ( Director Park Seoh) will be distributed on Amazon’s video distribution service “Amazon Prime Video” on December 24.

On the 25th, Mr. Gen Urobuchi of Nitroplus, known for “Puella Magi Madoka Magica” and “Fate/Zero,” wrote the story draft for the original TV animation “REVENGER” by Nitroplus and Shochiku. It turned out that I was in charge of the series composition. It is the first time in about ten years that Mr. Urobuchi is in order of the story draft and series composition of TV animation.

On the 25th, it was revealed that Avex Pictures and Tatsunoko Pro are teaming up to launch an original anime project, “Pole Princess!!”. The theme is “pole dance x song x girls who work hard,” and the youth of girls fascinated by pole dance is depicted.

On the 26th, the figure exhibition ” Mega Hobby EXPO 2022 NEW DOT ” was held at AKIBA_SQUARE in Akihabara UDX (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo). Megahouse’s GGG (Gundam Girls Generation) series announces that figures of Sleta Mercury and Miolin Remblanc from the new TV anime “Mobile Suit Gundam Witch of Mercury” in the famous “Gundam” series will be released.

In addition, popular items such as the “Realistic Model Series Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ (for 1/144 HG series) Nahel Argama Catapult Deck”, a catapult deck toy of the Nahel Argama that appears in the anime “Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ” are on display.

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