Anime Expo News Roundup and Highlights


Hello and I’m bringing you the news from Anime Expo 2019! Here is what new and coming your way!

Yen Press:

Yen Press recently posted these on their website and on their Facebook page; coming late 2019, 2020:

Speaking of Toliet-Bound Hanako Kun, Tokyo Broadcasting System announced that there will be an Anime Adaption, the company involved in the project is Lerche; A company that has been involved in other animes such as Asobi Asobase, Assassination Classroom, Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls. It will consist of 12 episodes.


Viz Media:

Viz Media also announced new manga licenses and releases during its Anime Expo panel on Thursday. All of the titles are slated for release in 2020. Seriously looking forward to the Castlevania Second Season coming to Blu-ray, one of the best things on Netflix today.

Downfall by Inio Asano, known best for his manga called Solanin, also other stories ranging from Slice of life to Psychological horror. Here is the Synopsis of Downfall:

The latest title from the Eisner-nominated, bestselling author of Goodnight Punpun. In this realistic view into the manga industry, selling copies is the only thing that matters. So what if your first series just ended and you have no idea how to start the next one, your marriage is breaking up, your pure love of manga has been destroyed by the cruel reality of the industry and nothing seems to fill the sucking void inside you… Find the secret combo for a new hit manga series and everything will be okay right?

Prince Freya, written by Keiko Ishihara, known for her books The Heiress and the Chauffeur, The Bride and The Exorcist Knight is bringing forth a new tale coming in Winter 2020:

“The powerful kingdom of Sigurd has slowly been conquering all the lands that share its borders, and now it has turned its voracious attention to the small, resource-rich kingdom of Tyr. Tyr cannot hope to match Sigurd in strength, so in order to survive it must rely on the intelligence, skill, and cunning of its prince and his loyal knights. But when the prince is poisoned, a young village maiden named Freya, who bears a shocking resemblance to the fallen prince, must step into his place to save them all.” 


Transformers: The Manga Volume One will be released this winter, it is a collection of the Generation One Transformers adventures that ran in Japan’s TV Magazine in the 1980s in Manga Strips. This will be the first time it will be published in the United States!

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