Anime 1 Week’ summarizes the news of anime for one week. From August 6 to 12th, the information that the new characters of ” Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM ” were revealed, and the topic of “Comic Market 102” were the focus of attention.
On August 6, “My Hero Academia THE MOVIE (tentative title), the 4th movie version of the anime “My Hero Academia” based on Kohei Horikoshi’s manga serialized in “Weekly Shonen Jump” (Shueisha). was found to be produced. As with the previous three works, the original author Horikoshi will be the total supervisor, and the character draft will be a completely original story.
On the 6th, the event “‘Mobile Suit Gundam Witch of Mercury’ Festival ~Asticasia All-School Assembly~” of the popular anime “Gundam” series “Mobile Suit Gundam Witch of Mercury” was held at Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall 9-11 (Chiba City). Mihama Ward). Voice actors such as Kana Ichinose, who plays the role of Suretta Mercury, Lynn, who plays the role of Mioline Remblanc, and Yohei Azakami, who plays the role of Guell Jetak, will be on stage. Mamiko Noto, who plays the role of Prospera, made a surprise appearance.
On the 7th, it was revealed that a 4K remastered version of the popular anime “Space Battleship Yamato” series “Space Battleship Yamato Theatrical Version” and “Farewell Space Battleship Yamato Warriors of Love” will be produced and screened in theaters for a limited time. Ta. “Space Battleship Yamato Theatrical Version” will be screened on December 8, and “Farewell Space Battleship Yamato Warriors of Love” will be screened on January 5, 2024.
On the 8th, it was found that the new animation “The Quintessential Quintuplets ∽” of anime “The Quintessential Quintuplets ∽, “which is based on Negi Haruba’s popular romantic comedy manga, will be broadcast on TBS and BS11 in September. Ta. On TBS, it will be broadcast from 4:30 pm on September 2nd and 9th. On BS11, two episodes will be posted from 10:00 pm on September 10. The new work has been shown in advance at 108 theaters nationwide since July 14 and is gaining popularity, with an audience of about 360,000 people.
On the 8th, the character setting images for the movie version “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM,” which is an entirely new version of the “Gundam” series “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED,” was released. In addition to Kira Yamato, Athrun Zaralux Clyne, Shin Asuka, and Cagalli Yula Athha, the new characters Toya Masima, Alexei Konoe, Albert Heinlein, and Agnes Giebenrath are drawn. Ayane Sakura was also announced to voice the new feelings as Toya Masima, Hochu Otsuka as Alexei Konoe, and Jun Fukuyama as Albert Heinlein. Houko Kuwashima, who played Natal Badgirur, Frey Allster, and Stella Loussier in “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED” and “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED DESTINY,” will appear as Agnes Giebenrath.
It was also revealed that Soichiro Hoshi, who will play Kira Yamato, Rie Tanaka, who will play Lacus Clyne, Akira Ishida, who will play Athrun Zala, and Kenichi Suzumura, who will play Shin Asuka, will return. Nanako Mori will appear as Cagalli Yula Athha, played by Naomi Shindo, in “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED” and “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED DESTINY.”
On the 9th, Beads Log Bunko (KADOKAWA)’s light novel, “I’ll become a Villain, will go down in history. I found out. This is the first time a Beads Log Bunko work has been adapted into an anime.
On the 9th, it was revealed that the theatrical version animation “Welcome to Komada Distillery” produced by the animation production company “PAWORKS” such as “true tears” and “SHIROBAKO” will be released on November 10. The latest work of PAWORKS’ work series such as “Hanasaku Iroha,” “SHIROBAKO,” “Sakura Quest,” and “White Sand Aquatope.”
On the 10th, it was revealed that Satoshi Mizukami’s popular manga “Sengoku Inu,” known for “Spirit Circle,” will be made into a TV animation and will be broadcast on TOKYO MX, ABC TV, and others from January 2024. In a total of 3 courses, Part 1, “Sengoku Youko: Yonaoshi Siblings,” and Part 2, “Sengoku Youko: Senma Chaos Arc,” will be animated.
On the 11th, an additional cast for the new TV animation of Nobuhiro Watsuki’s popular manga “Rurouni Kenshin -Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story-” was announced, and Tomokazu Sugita will play Jine Udo. Do you get it? It was revealed that Jinei Udo appeared in the 6th episode of “Kurokasa” and was played by Mr. Sugita.
On the 12th, Japan’s largest doujinshi sale event, “Comic Market (Comiket) 102,” opened at Tokyo Big Sight (Koto-ku, Tokyo). Comiket 99-101 limited the number of visitors due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, but Comiket 102 abolished the number limit. Entry restrictions have been significantly relaxed. The number of visitors on the first day was about 130,000 until the 13th.