“Anime 1 week” introduces the news of anime for 1 week. This time (May 9th to 15th), the news that the box office revenue of “Theatrical version” Devil’s Blade “Infinite Train Edition” (Director Haruo Sotozaki) exceeded 39.9 billion yen and “Love Live! The topic of producing the second season of the TV anime “Idol Club” attracted attention.
On May 9, it was revealed that the second season of TV animation of “Love Live! Nijigasaki Gakuen School Idol Club” of the popular “Love Live!” The Series was produced and will be broadcast in 2022. ..
On the 9th, it was revealed that the 21st movie version of the popular anime “Dragon Ball” based on Akira Toriyama’s manga, “Dragon Ball Super (Tentative)” was produced and will be broadcast in 2022. This is the movie version since the 20th movie “Dragon Ball Super: Broly” released in December 2018.
On the 10th, it was revealed that the cumulative circulation of comics for the manga “Tokyo Revengers” serialized in “Weekly Shonen Magazine” (Kodansha) exceeded 14.5 million. It is also talked about that the TV animation started broadcasting on MBS, TV Tokyo, and others in April, and the cumulative circulation at the end of March before the TV animation broadcast was about 8.5 million. About 6 million copies have increased in about a month since the start of TV animation.
On the 10th, it was revealed that the box office revenue of “Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet” (directed by Chika Nagaoka), the latest movie version of the popular anime “Detective Conan”, exceeded 5.9 billion yen. The number of spectators mobilized exceeded 4.23 million.
On the 10th, the box office revenue of the movie version of the anime “Kimetsu no Yaiba” based on the popular manga by Koyoharu Gotouge, “Theatrical version of” Kimetsu no Yaiba “Infinite Train Edition” It turned out that it exceeded 39.9 billion yen. The number of spectators exceeded 28.9 million.
On the 11th, it is clear that Tomohito Oda’s popular manga “Komi-san is a communicator” serialized in “Weekly Shonen Sunday” (Shogakukan) will be made into TV animation and will be broadcast on TV Tokyo and others from October. Became. Aoi Koga plays Komi Glass, a beautiful girl with extreme “communication”, and Gakuto Kajiwara becomes Komi’s “first friend”, Rie Murakawa. Will appear in the role of a childhood friend of Tadano.
On the 14th, it was revealed that the original animation “Magical Girl Magical Destroyer’s”, in which popular creator JUN INAGAWA deals with the story and character draft, will be produced. A visual depicting “otaku hero” and “magical girl anarchy” has also been released.
On the 14th, the original TV animation “Aquatope of White Sand” by animation production company “PAWORKS” such as “true tears” and “SHIROBAKO” will be broadcast on TOKYO MX, MBS, Ryukyu Broadcasting, BS Fuji from July 8th. It turned out. An additional cast was also announced, with Shimba Tsuchiya as the main character, Kaoru Nakamura, a childhood friend of Kukuru Umisaki, Yohei Azakami as the keeper of the Gamagama Aquarium, Shimba Yaka, and Hiroshi Yanaka’s grandfather. I also found out that I would play each grandfather.
On the 14th, the second season of the TV anime “I’m Standing on One Million Life” based on the manga serialized in “Bessatsu Shonen Magazine” (Kodansha) will start on July 2nd TOKYO MX and MBS. , BS11 and others turned out to be broadcast. For the first time, the omnibus of the first season will be broadcast. The latest PV featuring orcs who will be hostile to Yusuke Yotsuya and others has also been released.
On the 14th, it was revealed that Tsuburaya Productions and Netflix will produce the feature-length CG animation “Ultraman” of the special effects drama “Ultraman” series. Shannon Tindle, who has participated in “KUBO / The Secret of Two Strings”, will be the director.