News Roundup: April 21-28, 2017

Satoru Hiura’s Hotaru no Hikari SP manga is ending in the July issue of Kodansha’s Kiss magazine.

Code- Realize visual from website

Code- Realize visual from website

Code: Realize is getting a stage musical and the TV anime for the visual novel will debut in October. The PS Vita game will also be ported to PS4 for Japanese audiences this year.

Hotaru Odagiri’s manga, The Betrayal Knows My Name ended its run in Kadokawa’s Monthly Asuka magazine April 24.

Chihayafuru live-action cast

The third Chihayafuru live-action movie will premiere in 2018. According to Anime News Network, the movie is set two years after the last film.

A new figure of Yuri from Yuri!!! on Ice has been teased by its creator, MegaHouse GEM.

The manga Orange by Ichigo Takano will get a new chapter in May. It will run in Futabasha’s Monthly Action magazine.

There’s a new swimming anime coming out that’s aimed and a female audience. There will be a TV anime for Eto Mori’s Dive!! novels. According to Anime News Network, “The series revolves around the Mizuki Diving Club (MDC), which is on the verge of closing down after having financial troubles. The club’s new coach persuades the club’s parent company to stay open on one condition: that the club sends one of its members to next year’s olympics as part of Japan’s olympic team.

The newest Sailor Moon Crystal goodies feature two board games releasing this year with the promise of more to come last year. The first two to be released are called Sailor Moon Crystal Dice Challenge and Sailor Moon Crystal Truth or Bluff.

Collar x Malice

The otome game Collar x Malice will be available to purchase July 28th to English audiences on the PS vita.

Rainbow Days manga will get a side-story in 2018. It will run in Shueisha’s Bessatsu Margaret magazine.

Crunchyroll added Junjo Romantica 3 and other anime to its catalog.

The manga anthology BOYS on Ice: Figure Danshi Anthology, focusing on male figure skaters sold out in Japan. The manga was released on Thursday.



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  • Wonderful news! Sad to see Hotaru no Hikari end but it was a good read. I didn’t know Chihaya was getting a third movie-wow. That’s a lot haha.

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