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The final episode of the Tamako Market television anime series ended on Wednesday night (effectively early Thursday morning) with a teaser video for the Chūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai! anime that simply stated, "Contract renewed."
The May issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Asuka Ciel magazine is announcing on Saturday that a second season of the Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East television anime series has been green-it. The anime adapts Miyuki Abe's original manga that reimagines the setting from the classic Hakkenden samurai novel as a female-oriented story with supernatural elements.
Kadokawa Group Holdings, the parent company of several major manga and light novel publishers, announced on Thursday that it will absorb and consolidate nine of its subsidiaries on October 1. The merging subsidiaries are Kadokawa Shoten, ASCII Media Works, Kadokawa Magazines, Media Factory, Enterbrain, Chukei Publishing, Fujimi Shobo, Kadokawa Gakugei Shuppan, and Kadokawa Production. These subsidiaries will be combined into one company, simply named "Kadokawa."
On Friday, the Hikari TV and Bandai Channel services began streaming the first nine minutes from the fifth installment of the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 television anime series and film project. Hikari TV's stream can be viewed outside Japan, but both streams will expire on April 12.
ANN has confirmed that a poster outside of the Makuhari Messe event hall at Anime Contents Expo has revealed that Karino Takatsu's (Working!!) Servant × Service four-panel manga is getting a television anime series in July from A-1 Pictures.
The slice-of-life comedy manga centers on the employees of a government ward office in a city in Hokkaido. The story follows the daily lives of the health and welfare division members.