Anime Q1 & Q2 2014


Spring 2014

Winter 2013 – Spring 2014 Anime

New anime

Akuma no Riddle

Akuma no RiddleRiddle Story of Devil (悪魔のリドル Akuma no Riddle) is a Yuri (love between women) and action manga series written by Yun Kōga and illustrated by Sunao Minakata. It started serialization in 2012 issue of Newtype. An anime adaptation directed by Keizō Kusakawa will be produced by Diomedea on April 4, 2014 with 13 episodes.

Opening & Ending Themes:

1. “Soushou Innocence (創傷イノセンス)” by Maaya Uchida
2. “Paradox (パラドクス)” by Ayaka Suwa as Tokaku Azuma (ep 1)
3. “Kinou, Kyou, Ashita (昨日、今日、明日)” by Hisako Kanemoto as Haru Ichinose (ep 2)
4. “Concentration” by Manami Numakura as Otoya Takechi (ep 3)
5. “Across The Fate” by Haruka Yoshimura as Kouko Kaminaga (ep 4)

The story is set at Myoujou Academy, a private girls’ boarding school. The 10th year’s Kurogumi class has 12 assassins, disguised as students, with their sights on one target: Haru Ichinose. Tokaku Azuma is a recent transfer student (and assassin) who is also targeting Ichinose, but she gradually develops feelings for Ichinose. Instead of fulfilling her duty, she decides to protect Ichinose instead.

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Anime Q4 2013

Fall 2013 Anime

New anime

Coppelion [コッペリオン]

coppelionCoppelion (コッペリオン) is an action, sci-fi, seinen manga series written and illustrated by Tomonori Inoue. The anime adaption of the series will air on October 2, 2013 and simulcasted in Asia on Animax Asia on the same day.

Opening & Ending Themes:
1. “ANGEL by angela
2. “Far” (遠くまで Tooku Made) by angela

In 2016 a meltdown of a nuclear power plant in Odaiba creates a big contamination catastrophe in Tokyo. 20 years later, the Self Defense forces dispatch 3 genetically engineered girls from the special unit Coppelion to search for survivors.

(This anime was green-lighted since 2010, but due to the unfortunate Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, the anime production was put on hold until now).

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