Strike The Blood Comiket Trailer

The official website for the Strike The Blood anime has released a new trailer, which was originally screened at Comic Market/Comiket 84. The anime will premiere in Japan this October.

Based on the light novels by Gakuto Mikumo, the school fantasy action series follows Kojo Akatsuki (voiced by Yoshimasa Hosoya), who is thought to be the most powerful vampire to have ever existed outside of legend, and Yukina Hirameki (Risa Taneda), who is entrusted with watching over Kojo and hunting him down if necessary.

SILVER LINK (Dusk Maiden of Amnesia) and CONNECT (in-between animation for Sword Art Online) studios are handling the animation production. Hideyo Yamamoto (The Prince of Tennis II) is directing the series, Hiroyuki Yoshino (Guilty Crown) is the scriptwriter and Keiichi Sano (Heaven’s Memo Pad) is the character designer.

Coppelion Anime Preview Released

The official website for the anime adaptation of Tomonori Inoue’s post-nuclear meltdown sci-fi action manga Coppelion has released a preview of the series. The musical duo Angela feature in the preview, and will perform the series’ opening and ending theme songs. The anime will premiere this autumn on the BS-11 Japanese channel.

The anime was announced back in 2010, but production was put on hold after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011. The main cast includes Haruka Tomatsu (Sword Art Online) as Ibara Naruse, Kana Hanazawa (Haganai) as Aoi Fukasaku and Satomi Akesaka (gdgd Fairies) as Taeko Nomura.

The series is set in 2036, 20 years after a nuclear meltdown devastated Tokyo and turned it into a ghost town. The city may not be as dead as expected, though, when a distress signal is received from the area. Three highschool girls are sent into the city to locate the survivors. These highschool girls were genetically engineered to withstand radiation from birth, and they are part of a special forces unit, codenamed “Coppelion”, in the 3rd Division of Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force. 

 

Coppelion Anime Adaptation Gets Reboot and Will Be Released This Autumn

An anime adaptation of Tomonori Inoue’s post-nuclear meltdown Coppelion manga was announced back in 2010, but production was put on hold after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011. Volume 18 of the manga is set to announce that the anime adaptation is being rebooted and will be released this autumn on the BS-11 Japanese channel; however, special previews of the first episode will be shown at Japan Expo in Paris and Anime Expo in Los Angeles this month.

The series is set in 2036, 20 years after a nuclear meltdown devastated Tokyo and turned it into a ghost town. The city may not be as dead as expected, though, when a distress signal is received from the area. Three highschool girls are sent into the city to locate the survivors. These highschool girls were genetically engineered to withstand radiation from birth, and they are part of a special forces unit, codenamed “Coppelion”, in the 3rd Division of Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force. 

The main cast includes Haruka Tomatsu (Sword Art Online) as Ibara Naruse, Kana Hanazawa (Haganai) as Aoi Fukasaku and Satomi Akesaka (gdgd Fairies) as Taeko Nomura.

Via IEEE802.11

Sword Art Online Game Gets TV Advert

Namco Bandai Games has released a television advert of the upcoming Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment game, which will be available on PSP from 14 March 2013 in Japan.

As shown at the end of the trailer, the game will be available in a limited edition that comes with two DVDs, a soundtrack CD, a special booklet and a custom PSP game theme.

The game is based on the Sword Art Online light novel series by Reki Kawahara and is set in 2022 when a virtual reality massive multiplayer online role-playing game (VRMMORPG) called Sword Art Online is released. All the players that log into the game discover that they can’t log out, and if they die in the game, their bodies in the real world will perish too. Kirito is a skilled player who’s determined to beat the game by defeating the boss on the 100th floor of the game’s tower; he befriends a female player named Asuna, and they work together in an attempt to get back to the real world.