List of New Anime: Autumn 2009


(This article was originally posted in Japanese at 21:30 Sep. 04, 2009)

Updated 13:13 09/09/2009

Sorry for the wait! Here's our epic list of this autumn's new anime, complete with pics.

Now we have 45 TV anime (including some tokusatsu), 6 theatrical films and 17 OVA titles on the list, sorted by airing date and release date.

Some titles are as yet to disclose much details, so we'll still be updating this post time and again.

So here's the list! Beware, this post is seriously long!

Updated 15:17 11/09/2009
We've updated airing schedule, cast and crew on several titles, and added TV anime Kotatsu Neko that starts in October. So now we have 69 titles in all!

Updated 11:59 29/09/2009
Updated some details and added two titles, Aoi Bungaku and Kiddy Girl-and. That makes 71 titles in all!


TV Anime
Jungle Taitei: Yuuki ga Mirai wo Kaeru (Kimba the White Lion: Courage Can Change Future)



Synopsis:
20XX. Artificial jungle project started as an effort to counter the destruction of environment. Animals are forced to leave their jungle home for the artificial "Neo Jungle". There, Leo(Kimba), the son of Panja the White Lion meets Kenichi, the son of the developer of Neo Jungle.

Airing:
Fuji TV Network: 9/5(Sat) 21:00-

Note:
A TV film based on Tezuka's classic. Originally planned to be aired in summer 2009 but the schedule was delayed. As a special project commemorating 50th anniverasry of Fuji TV's foundation, the production crew is sort of a dream-team including Goro Taniguchi of Code Geass, screenwrite Osamu Suzuki known for producing popular TV shows such as SMAP×SMAP and Mecha-Mecha Iketeru!, and character designer Yoshitaka Amano of Final Fantasy franchise. The cast consist of famous actors, actresses, comedians and announcers of Fuji TV.

Staff:
Original Story: Osamu Tezuka
Director: Goro Taniguchi /Screenplay: Osamu Suzuki /Character Design: Yoshitaka Amano/Chief Background Artist: Minoru Nishida / Production: Tezuka Productions

Cast:
Panja: Saburo Tokitou / Eliza: Nanako Matsushima / Gorilla: Gorie / Hippo: Kaba. chan / Giraffe: Hiroshi Tamura(of comedy duo Kirin) / Zebra: Akira Kawashima(Kirin) / U.N. Authority: Toshihiro Ito(announcer) / Operator: Reiko Endo(announcer) / Operator: Midori Matsuo(announcer) / Operator: Mio Muramatsu(announcer) / Operator: Akiko Yamanaka(announcer) / Dolf: Tomoaki Ogura / Totto: Eiichiro Funakoshi

TAF 2009: Osamu Tezuka’s “Kimba the White Lion” to be renewed in summer 2009 - GIGAZINE


Kamen Rider Double



Synopsis:
In the windy city of Futo(lit. wind capital) towered by huge windmills, mysterious flash drives called "Gaia Memories" are merchandised, and criminals are using them to become monsters called "Dopants". Detective Shotaro Hidari is working with his partner Phillip to protect the city. The two must transform and combine into Kamen Rider Double to fight the Dopant menace.

Airing:
TV Asahi Network: 9/6(Sun) 8:00-

Note:
11th in the popular tokusatsu franchise Heisei Kamen Rider Series. Two person transforming into one superhero is first in the series. Inside Kamen Rider Double will be stunt performer Seiji Takaiwa has done the suit acting for many leading roles in Kamen Rider series.

Staff:
Original Story: Shotaro Ishinomori
Production: TV Asahi, Toei, ADK

Cast:
Shotaro Hidari:Ren Kiriyama/Phillip:Masaki Suda/Akiko Narumi:Hikaru Yamamoto/Mikio Jinno:Takeshi Nadagi/Shun Makura:Shingo Nakagawa/Watcherman:Nasubi/Ryubay Sonozaki:Minori Terada/Saeko Sonozaki:Ami Namai/Wakana Sonozaki:Rin Asuka/Kirihiko Sudo:Yuki Kimisawa/Narration:Fumihiko Tachiki

Kamen Rider Now and Then…1st Rider and Kamen Rider Decade collaborated in TOKYO TOY SHOW 2009 - GIGAZINE

Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2009: Super Machines from KAMEN RIDER series, CUTIE HONEY, WILD HOGS and more! - GIGAZINE


Battle Spirits Shonen Gekiha Dan



Synopsis:
Dan Bashin is a boy dreaming of winning the championship of trading card game "Battle Spirits". Following a mysterious girl he met at the tournament, he ends up being sent to another world called "Ikai Grand Rolo". Along with fellow players also abducted to this alien world, Dan must fight the agents sent by the evil Ikai-Oh(lit. King of Other World) in card battles.

Airing:
TV Asahi Network: 9/13(Sun) 7:00-

Note:
Second anime series based on Bandai's trading card game Battle Spirits, with whole new characters and different settings from its predecessor Shonen Toppa Bashin.

Staff:
Original Plan: Sunrise / Director: Akira Nishimori / Series Composition: Atsuhiro Tomioka / Original Character Draft: Cheeze Goda / Character Design: Yoshinori Yumoto / Animation Production: Sunrise / Production: Me-tele, Sunrise, ADK

Cast:
Dan Bashin: Fuyuka Oura / Yuuki Momose: Takahiro Sakurai / Kajitsu Momose: Yoko Honda/ Cracky Ray: Daisuke Ono / Hideto Suzuri: Nobuhiko Okamoto / Mai Violette: Ayako Kawasumi / Zungry: Ai Horanai / Magisa: Satsuki Yukino

OP: JAM Project "Battle No Limit!"
ED: Mituhiro Oikawa "Kimi ga Matteru"


Koi Shigure - Yoshitaka Yuriko to 6tsuno Koi- (Love Rain: Yuriko Yoshitaka and 6 Love Stories)



Synopsis:
Sometimes there's a moment that take you by surprise, that you suddenly become aware of your heart's movement, that you're touched by tiny little things, when you're in love.

Airing:
Fuji TV Network: 9/16(Wed), 23(Wed) 26:08-

Note:
Actress Yuriko Yoshitaka will read six short stories, accompanied by music and illustrations. Each story is handled by different musicians and illustrators. Three stories will be aired at a time for the two airing dates.

Staff:
Original Story: Kyoko Inukai, Ikuyo Hashiguchi, Mayumi Sato / Director: Yutaka Kamebuchi / Production: Propeller Engine / Illustration: Makiko Kishino, Sayaka Suwa, Nishishuku, Kei Hiramatsu, sioux, MARYCO

Cast:
Reading: Yuriko Yoshitaka - AsianMediaWiki


Queen's Blade Gyokuza wo Tsugu Mono (Queen's Blade: Successor of the Throne)



Synopsis:
Leina enters the city of Gainos in the eve of Queen's Blade - a competition of strength and beauty held every four years to decide who will be the next Queen. There she encounters multitude of beautiful female warriors entering the competition.

Airing:
AT-X: 9/24(Thu) 8:00-, 20:00- /(Mon) 14:00-, 26:00-

Note:
Second anime season following the first season Queen's Blade: Wandering Warrior aired this spring. Based on the gamebook Queen's Blade series.

Staff:
Original Story: HobbyJAPAN
Director: Kinji Yoshimoto / Series Composition: Takawo Yoshimoto / Screenplay: Takao Yoshimoto, Toshimitsu Takeuchi, Taku Sato, Michiko Ito / Character Design: Rin Shin / Design Assistant: Takayuki Noguchi / Chief Background Artist: Junichi Higashi / Colour Composition: Kinji Yoshimoto, Sadahime Matsubara / Cinematographer: Shinji Ikegami / Editor: Jun Takuma / Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa / Sound Production: Magic Capsule / Composer: Masaru Yokoyama / Music Production: Media Factory / Supervision: GENCO / Animation Production: Arms / Production: Queen's Blade Prtners (HobbyJAPAN, Media Factory, AT-X, Comic Tora no Ana, GENCO)

Cast:
Leina: Ayako Kawasumi / Tomoe: Mamiko Noto / Nanael: Aya Hirano / Claudette: Atsuko Tanaka / Elina: Kaori Mizuhashi / Risty: Yuko Kaida / Shizuka: Hitomi Nabatame / Melona: Rie Kugimiya / Menace: Yuko Goto / Airi: Kanae Ito / Echidna: Yuki Kaida / Nowa: Mikako Takahashi / Alleyne: Eri Kitamura / Ymir: Ayaka Saito / Cattleya: Ryoka Yuzuki / Irma: Yui Kano / Nyx: Rie Tanaka / Melpha: Sayaka Ohara / Aldora: Miyu Takeuchi

OP: ENA "Ochinai Sora"
ED: Melona, Menace and Airi "buddy-body"


Kenpufer



Synopsis:
Natsuru Senou is an ordinary high school boy who wakes up one morning to find himself turned into a girl. Chosen as a female psychic fighter "Kenpufer", Natsuru must fight other female Kenpufers.

Airing:
TBS: 10/1(Thu) 25:29-
BS-TBS, SUN-TV, CBC: October

Note:
Based on the light novel series by Toshihiko Tsukiji of Maburaho.

Staff:
Original Story: Toshihiko
Director: Yasuhiro Kuroda / Series Composition: Kazuyuki Fudeya / Character Design: Mariko Fujita / Animation Production: Nomad / Production: Zoumotsu Animal Company

Cast:
Natsuru Senou: Marina Inoue / Akane Mishima: Yui Horie / Shizuku Sangou: Kaori Nazuka / Kaede Sakura: Megumi Nakajima / Mikoto Kondou: Kana Asumi / Harakiri Tora: Michiko Nomura / Seppuku Kurousagi: Yukari Tamura / Kanden Yamaneko: Nana Mizuki /Chissoku Norainu: Mamiko Noto

OP: Minami Kuribayashi
ED: Marina Inoue, Megumi Nakajima


Nyan Koi!



Synopsis:
Highschool student Junpei acquired the ability to understand cats' language after a peculiar incident, becoming a cat-magnet. But he's none too happy about it. Besides hating cats in the first place, he's allergic to boot!

Airing:
TBS: 10/1(Thu) 25:59-
BS-TBS: 10/31(Sat) 25:00-
MBS、CBC: October

Note:
Anime adaption of the manga by Sato Fujiwara serialized in free web comic FlexComix Blood.

Staff:
Original Story: Sato Fujiwara
Director: Keiichiro Kawaguchi / Series Composition: Shinichi Inotsume / Character Design: Kazuaki Morita / Chief Animator: Yukie Sakou / Cat Master: Masahiro Yamane / Chief Background Artist: Naoko Kosakabe / CG Director: Tetsuya Watanabe / Background Art: GREEN / Composer: Shigenobu Okawa, Manabu Miwa / Sound Director: Satoki Iida / Music Production: 5pb. / Animation Production: AIC / Production: Nyan Koi! Production Committee

Cast:
Junpei Takasaka: Shintaro Asanuma / Kaede Mizuno: Yuka Iguchi / Kanako Sumiyoshi: Ryoko Shiraishi / Nagi Ichinose: Yu Kobayashi / Nyamusas: Atsuko Tanaka / Tama: Jun Fukuyama

OP: Yui Sakakibara "Nyanderful!"
ED: Asami Imai "Strawberry"


Tatakau Shisho: The Book of Bantorra(Fighting Librarian: The Book of Bantorra)



Synopsis:
In a world where souls of the dead crystalize, those stones are called "Books". The Bantorra Library is where the Books are kept, and the armed librarian there is incredibly strong and omniscient. The protagonist is a human bomb sent to kill the librarian.

Airing:
Animax: 10/2(Fri) 22:00-
BS11: 10/3(Sat) 24:00-
Bandai Channel: 10/5(Mon)-

Note:
Based on the light novel series by Ishio Yamagata. A manga adaption is serialized in Shueisha's web comic magazine Ultra Jump Egg. You can read the first and the latest episode free.

Staff:
Original Story: Ishio Yamagata (Published under Shueisha's Super Dash Bunko label) / Original Illustration: Shigeki Maejima
Director: Toshiya Shinohara / Series Composition: Mari Okada / Character Design: Masaki Yamada / Prop Design: Hideki Hashimoto / Chief Background Artist: Shigemi Ikeda / Colour Composition: Mineyo Ohnishi / Cinematographer: Naoki Kitamura / Special cinematography: Hiroo Yoshioka / 3D Director: Yasufumi Soejima / Editor: Masahiro Goto / Composer: Yoshihisa Hirano / Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama / Animation Production: david production / Production: Bantorra Library

Cast:
Hamutz: Romi Park / Mattalast: Toru Okawa / Milepoch: Miyuki Sawashiro / Noloty: Haruka Tomatsu / Volken: Yuichi Nakamura / Mokania: Akira Ishida / Elaya: Akiko Takeguchi /Mince: Kenta Miyake / Catherillo: Ryo Hirohashi / Colio: Miyu Irino / Siron: Ayako Kawasumi / Katua: Tamio Ooki / Segal: Ryotaro Okiayu / Gunvansel: Rokuro Naya / Enrique: Hirofumi Nojima / Winkenny: Kenji Nojima

OP:ALI PROJECT
ED:Annabel


To Aru Kagaku no Railgun (A Certain Scientific Railgun)



Synopsis:
Mikoto Mikasa is a "Level 5" psychic living in the Academy City where 80% of the resident is students, participating in Academy City's Power Curriculum Program to develop psychic power.

Airing:
TOYKO MX: 10/2(Fri) 26:30- [25:30- from 2nd episode on]
Teletama: 10/3(Sat) 25:30-
CTC: 10/3(Sat) 25:35-
MBS: 10/3(Sat) 25:58-
tvk: 10/3(Sat) 26:30-
CBC, AT-X: October

Note:
Spinoff of To Aru Majutsu no Index, told from Mikoto's POV.

Staff:
Original Story: Kazuma Kamachi, Motoki Fuyukawa / Original Illustrator: Kiyotaka Haimura
Director: Tatsuyuki Nagai / Anime Character Design: Yuichi Tanaka / Series Composition: Seishi Minakami / Prop Design: Nozomi Abe / Chief Background Artist: Tomonori Kuroda / Colour Composition: Tomomi Ando / Cinematographer: Singo Fukuse / Editor: Shigeru Nishiyama(REAL-T) / Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa / Sound Production: Magic Capsule / Composer: I've Sound, Maiko Iuchi / Animation Production: J.C.Staff / Production: PROJECT-RAILGUN

Cast:
Mikoto Misaka: Rina Sato / Kuroko Shiroi: Satomi Arai / Kazari Uiharu: Aki Toyosaki/ Ruiko Saten: Kanae Ito / Toma Kanijo: Atsushi Abe

OP: fripSide "only my railgun"
ED: ELISA "Dear My Friend"


Kotatsu Neko



Synopsis:
Shito the white cat and Zero the black cat are living in a kotatsu at nineth-grader Ray Fujisaki's house. Ray is a video game fanatic nicknamed "Junior" who don't go out that much, but lately he seems to have changed. The cats gossip, and eventually find out that he's got a crush on a classmate.

Airing:
tvk: 10/3(Sat) 8:25-
Mie TV: 10/4(Sun) 10:25-
Teletama: 10/5(Mon) 20:55-
KBS Kyoto: 10/6(Tue) 19:55-
SUN-TV: 10/10(Sat) 19:55-

Note:
Anime adaption of the 2006 film Kotatsu Neko.

Staff:
Director: Shigeyoshi Tsukahara / Screenplay: Sunafue / Illustration: Shinpei Tsutsumi / Animation Production: Iyasakado Film / Production: Kotatsu Neko Production Committee

Cast:
Shito: Sakura Nogawa / Zero: Hibiki Yamamura / Lunelune: Karna


Shugo Chara Party!



Synopsis:
Sixth grader Amu Hinamori is regarded as "cool and spicy" by her peers, but in truth she is a very shy girl having trouble showing her true personality. With the help of three Shugo Chara (Guardian Characters) Ran, Miki and Su, can she get the courage to show her "would-be" self?

Airing:
TV Tokyo Network: 10/3(Sat) 9:30-

Note:
Third season of anime adaptation of the manga Shugo Chara! by Peach-Pit known for Rozen Maiden.

Staff:
Original Story: Peach-Pit
General Director: Kenji Yasuda / Director: Tatsufumi Ito / Series Composition: Hiroshi Onogi / Character Design: Fumihide Sai / Animation Production: Satelight

Cast:
Amu Hinamori:Kanae Ito/Ran:Kana Asumi/Miki:Nanae Kato/Su:Aki Toyosaki/Tadase Hotori:Reiko Takagi/Nadeshiko Fujisaki:Saeko Chiba/Kukai Soma:Atsushi Abe/Yaya Yuiki:Tomoko Nakamura/Rima Mashiro:Sayuri Yahagi/Kairi Sanjo:Mitsuki Saiga/Tsukasa Amakawa:Akira Ishida/Ikuto Tsukiyomi:Yuichi Nakamura/Utau Hoshina:Nana Mizuki

OP: Guardians 4
ED: Buono!


Seiken no Blacksmith



Synopsis:
Cecily Campbell, member of the independent city Hausman's Self-Defence Army, is saved by a boy called Luke Ainsworth in her terrible pinch. Luke is a blacksmith from outskirts of the city. Enchanted by the mysterious sword owned by Luke, Cecily asks him to create a new blade for her to replace her broken sword. The encounter of the two leads to Cecily being involved in the twisted fate of the Sacred Sword.

Airing:
AT-X: 10/3(Sat) 9:30-, 23:30- / (Wed) 15:30-, 27:30-
Chiba TV: 10/4(Sun) 24:30-
tvk: 10/4(Sun) 25:30-
Teletama: 10/5(Mon) 25:00-
CTV: 10/5(Mon) 25:00-
Tokyo MX: 10/6(Tue) 25:30-
SUN-TV:10/7(Wed) 26:10-

Note:
Based on the light novel series by Isao Miura, published by Media Factory under their MF Bunko J label since 2007. A manga adaptation by Kotaro Yamada has been serialized in Monthly Comic Alive since March, 2009.

Staff:
Original Story: Isao Miura / Original Illustration: Luna
Director: Masamitsu Hidaka / Assistant Director: Kei Tsunematsu / Series Composition: Masashi Suzuki / Character Design: Jun Nakai / Production Design: Tsutomu Tanahashi / Prop Design: Hideto Komori / Colour Composition: Takahiro Mogi / Chief Background Artist: Michie Watanabe(GREEN) / Cinematographer: Kenji Takahashi(Asahi Production) / Editor: Emi Onodera(JAY FILM) / Composer: Tamiya Terashima / Music Production: Columbia Music Entertainment / Sound Director: Satoshi Yano / Sound Production: HALF H・P STUDIO / Animation Production: Manglobe

Cast:
Cecily Cambell:Ayumi Fujimura/ Luke Ainsworth:Nobuhiko Okamoto/ Lisa:Aki Toyosaki/ Aria:Megumi Toyoguchi/ Hugo Housman:Kazuhiko Inoue/ Patty Baldwin:Michiru Yuimoto/ Reginald Drummond:Hideki Tasaka/ Hannibal Quasar:Yousuke Akimoro/ Siegfried:Ryotaro Okiayu

Trailer of Autumn’s new anime “Seiken no Blacksmith” - GIGAZINE


Usaru-san



Synopsis:
Usa-san is an ordinary rabbit boy. But when he wears the special monkey suit his grandmother given him called "Monkeygurumi", and eat a banana, he turns into superhero "Usaru-san".

Airing:
Kids Station: 10/3(Sat) 13:53-

Note:
"Usaru-san" is the winner of Chara Book Award on Media Factory's Da Vinci magazine. The name "Usaru" is a combination of "Usagi(rabbit)" and "Saru(monkey)".

Staff:
Original Story: Tomoka Tamiya

Cast:
TBA


Tegami Bachi (Letter Bee)



Synopsis:
In the land of AmberGround, a place of perpetual night only partially illuminated by an artificial sun, Lag Seeing works as a "Letter Bee" (delivery boy) at the "Bee Hive" (a delivery service). He is entrusted with the "hearts" of everyone in AmberGround to deliver their packages.

Airing:
TV Tokyo Network: 10/3(Sat) 22:55-

Note:
Anime adaptation of the shonen manga series by Hiroyuki Asada.

Staff:
Original Story: Hiroyuki Asada
Director: Akira iwanaga / Screenplay and Series Composition: Tetsuya Ohishi / Character Design: Minako Shiba / Animation Supervision: Mamoru Kambe / Animation Production: Studio Pierrot

Cast:
Lag Seeing:Miyuki Sawashiro/ Niche:Ayumi Fujimura/ Gauche Suede:Jun Fukuyama/ Largo Lloyd:Katsuyuki Konishi/ Aria Rink:Ami Koshimizu/ Steak:Nao Nagasawa/ Jiggy Pepper :Kazuya Nakai/ Zazie:Daisuke Kishio/ Connor Culh:Hisayosi Suganuma/ Sylvette Suede:Nana Mizuki


Tentai Senshi Sunred 2nd Season(Astro Fighter Sunred)



Synopsis:
Despite his violent personality and thuggish attitude, Sunred is a superhero endowed with superpower, while the evil organisation Florsheim is a friendly bunch of good-natured folks. They are forever fighting endless petty battles in the city of Kawasaki.

Airing:
tvk: 10/3(Sat) 23:30-

Note:
Second season of the anime adaption of Makoto Kubota's manga, following the first season that aired from October, 2008 to March, 2009.

Staff:
Original Story: Makoto Kubota
General Director: Seiji Kishi / Director: Takehiko Matsumoto / Series Composition: Makoto Uezu / Screenplay: Makoto Uezu, Kohjiro Nakamura / Character Design: Kazuaki Morita / Composer: Shinji Kakishima / Animation Production: AIC ASTA / Production: flyingDOG

Cast:
Sunred: Shun Takagi / Kayoko Uchida: Makiko Nabei / General Vamp: Yamad Louis XXXXXIII / Combatant No. 1: Higuchi-kun / Combatant No. 2 and others: Satoshi Shimizu / Medalio and others: Ikki / Usakotz:Kurumi Mamiya / Narration: Atsushi Ono

OP: manzo "Zoku Mizonokuchi Taiyo-zoku"


InuYasha Kanketsu hen(Inuyasha: The Final)



Synopsis:
High school girl named Kagome Higurashi accidentally travel back through time to Sengoku period Japan where human and supernaturals are fighting fierce battles for the Jewel of Four Souls, a magical jewel that enhances its wielder's powers and can grant a single wish. When the jewel is shattered into numerous shards that disperse across Japan, she sets out to collect the shards, together with half-demon InuYasha.

Airing:
NTV: 10/3(Sat) Midnight
Yomiuri TV: 10/5(Mon) 25:59- [25:44- from 2nd episode on]

Note:
Second adaptation of the manga by Rumiko Takahashi, taking up where the first anime series(2000-2004) left, covering the story of vol. 36 through 56 of the manga.

Staff:
Original Story:
Rumiko Takahashi
Director: Yasunao Aoki / Vice-Director: Teruo Sato / Series Composition: Katsuyuki Sumisawa / Character Design, Chief Animator: Yoshihito Hishinuma / Chief Background Artist: Shigemi Ikeda / Colour Composition: miyuki Sato / CG:Inaho Komori, Naoya Fukushi / Cinematographer: Shigemi Ogawa / Editor: Tomoaki Tsurubuchi / Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka / Producer: Tomoyuki Saito, Naohiro Ogata / Chief Producer: Michihiko Suwa, Hideyuki Tomioka / Animation Production: Sunrise / Production: Yomiuri Television, Shogakukan, Sunrise

Cast:
InuYasha:Kappei Yamaguchi/ Kagome Higurashi:Satsuki Yukino/ Kikyo:Noriko Hidaka/ Shippo:Kumiko Watanabe/ Miroku:Kouji Tsujitani/ Sango:Hoko Kuwashima/ Naraku:Toshiyuki Morikawa/ Sesshomaru:Ken Narita/ Jalken:Cho/ Rin:Mamiko Noto/ Myoga:Kenichi Ogata/ Kohaku:Akiko Yajima/ Kagura:Izumi Ogami/ Kanna:Yukana/ Kouga:Taiki Matsuno/ Kaede:Hisako Kyoda/ Totosai:Jyoji Yanami/ Mom:Asako Dodo/ Grand dad:Katsumi Suzuki/ Sota Higurashi:Akiko Nakagawa/ Ginta:Hiroyuki Yoshino/ Hakkaku:Daisuke Kishio


Yumeiro Patissiere



Synopsis:
14-year-old Ichigo Amano has no idea what she wants to do with her life, being good at nothing except eating lots and lots of cakes (she once won an eating competition). Her life change when she meets Henri Lucas, a patissier who teaches at St. Mary Academy. Ichigo transfers to the school and starts pursuing her dream to recreate her grandma's bakings. There she encounters a legendary spirit of sweets.

Airing:
NTV Network: 10/4(Sun) 7:00-

Note:
Adaptation of the ongoing manga by Natsumi Matsumoto serialized in Ribon since October, 2008.

Staff:
Original Story: Natsumi Matsumoto
Director: Iku Suzuki / Series Composition: Takashi Yamada / Screenplay: Yumi Kageyama, Yoshimi Narita, Sayuri Ohba, Ken'ichi Yamashita / Character Design: Yukiko Akiyama / Sound Director: Kazuya Tanaka / Pastry Supervision: Sadaharu Aoki (Owner of pâtisserie Sadaharu AOKI paris) / Cooperation: The Federation of Japan Confectionery Associations / Animation Production: Studio Pierrot

Cast:
Ichigo Amano:Aoi Yuki/ Makoto Kashino:Nobuhiko Okamoto/ Sennnosuke Andoh:Shinya Hamasoe/ Satsuki Hanabusa:Tsubasa Yonaga/ Vanilla:Anaya Taketatasu


Sora no Otoshimono(Dropping from the Sky)



Synopsis:
Tomoki Sakurai is an ordinary middleschooler loving the peacefulness of his uneventful life. That is until one day a mysterious girl Icarus falls out of the sky on him, calling herself a "pet angeloid".

Airing:
Chiba TV: 10/4(Sun) 24:00-
tvk and other UHF Stations: TBA

Note:
Adaptation of the ongoing manga by Suu Minazuki serialized in Monthly Shonen Ace. There's a trailer on Kadokawa Anime Channel on YouTube.

Staff:
Original Story: Suu Minazuki
Director: Hisashi Saito / Series Composition: Yuko Kakihara / Character Design: Yoshihiro Watanabe / Animation Production: AIC A.S.T.A / Production: Sorami-chou Shintairiku Hakken Bu (Sorami-town New Continent Discovery Club)

Cast:
Tomoki Sakurai:Soichiro Hoshi/ Icarus:Saori Hayami/ Sohara Mitsuki:Mina/ Eishiro Sugata:Tatsuhisa Suzuki/ Mikako Satsukitane:Ayahi Takagaki/ Nimph:Iori Nomizu

OP: Hitomi Yoshida "Ring My Bell"


Natsu no Arashi! Akinaichuu



Synopsis:
A comedy centering 13-year-old boy Hajime Yasaka who's got the biggest crush on time-travelling girl Sayoko Arashiyama, with many more attractive heroines including beautiful cross-dresser Jun Kamigamo and another time-traveller Kaja Bergmann.

Airing:
TV Tokyo: 10/4(Sun) 25:30-
TVQ: 10/5(Mon) 26:53-
Television Osaka: 10/6(Tue) 26:05-
TV Aichi: 10/7(Wed) 25:28-
TV Setouchi: 10/8(Thu) 25:58-
TV Hokkaido: 10/9(Fri) 26:00-
AT-X: 10/10(Sat) 8:30-, 22:30- /14:30-, 26:30-

Note:
2nd season of the anime adaption of the manga by Jin Kobayashi.

Staff:
Original Story: Jin Kobayashi
Director: Akiyuki Shinbo / Series Composition: Katsuhiko Takayama / Character Design: Kazuhiro Ohta / Animation Production: Shaft / Music Production: Star Child Record / Production: Natsu no Arashi! Production Committee

Cast:
Sayoko Arashiyama:Ryoko Shiraishi/ Hajime Yasaka:Yuko Sanpei/ Kaja Bergmann:Kaori Nazuka/ Jun Kamigamo:Chiaki Omigawa/ Master:Hitomi Nabatame/ Hideo Murata:Hiroki Yasumoto/ Yayoi Fushimi:Ai Nonaka/ Kanako Yamazaki:Yui Horie/ Takeshi yamashiro:Tomokazu Sugita

OP: Etsuko Yakushimaru "Oyasumi Paradox"


Miracle☆Train - Oedo-sen he Youkoso(Miracle train: Welcome to Oedo Line)



Synopsis:
There's a urban legend about the "Miracle Train", subway car full of good-looking guys that guarantee happiness for the passengers. But not many people know that those six good-looking guys on the Miracle Train are actually human forms of train stations.

Airing:
TV Tokyo: 10/4(Sun) 26:00-
TV Aichi: 10/8(Thu) 26:28-
TV Osaka: 10/9(Fri) 27:05-

Note:
Based on the web comic and novel Miracle☆Train: Chuo-sen e Youkoso. In the anime they adapted Toei Oedo Line instead of Chuo Line.

Staff:
Original Story: Miracle☆Train Project
Director: Ken'ichi Kasai / Series Composition: Yoichi Kato / Original Character Design: Tomohisa Kai / Anime Character Design, Chief Animator: Aki Tsunaki / Chief Background Artist: Chikako Shibata / Sound Director: Jun Watanabe / Sound Production: Ducks Production / Animation Production: TYO Animations Inc.

Cast:
Fumi Roppongi: KENN/ Saki Tocho: Tomokazu Sugita/ Rintaro Shinjuku: Ryotaro Okiayu/ Izayoi Tsukishima: Daisuke Ono/ Iku Shiodome: Yuki Kaji/ Itsumi Ryogoku: Seiichi Morita

OP: Fumi Roppongi, Rintaro Shinjuku, Iku Shiodome, Itsumi Ryogoku (KENN, Ryotaro Okiayu, Yuki Kaji, Seiichi Morita) "montage"

“Miracle Train” - personification of Tokyo Train Stations going OVA anime - GIGAZINE


Shin Koihime † Muso



Synopsis:
Retelling of Romance of the Three Kingdoms with the warlords turned female.

Airing:
AT-X: 10/5(Mon) 11:30-
Chiba TV: 10/7(Wed) 27:00-
Nico Nico Live: 10/1(Thu) 24:15- Preview of 1st episode

Note:
2nd anime season based on the eroge Koihime†Muso: Doki Otome Darake no Sangokushi Engi. Liu Bei, who hasn't appeared in the 1st season, will be one of the central character this time.

Staff:
Original Story: BaseSon
Director: Nobuaki Nakanishi / Series Composition: Go Zappa / Original Character Design: Hinata Katagiri, Kana Hachiba, Kantaka, Kagetsugu Hikage, Hokubu Saeki / Character Design, Chief Animator: Miwa Ohshima / Animation Production: Dogakobo

Cast:
LLiu Bei: Mai Goto / Guan Yu: Nami Kurokawa / Zhang Fei: Hiroka Nishizawa / Zhuge Liang: Erika Narumi / Zhao Yun: Emi Motoi / Ma Chao: Maki Kobayashi / Huang Zhong: Yu Amamiya


Anyamal Tantei Kirumins



Synopsis:
Three sisters Rico, Rim and Nagisa Mikogami lives in Kamihama city rich of nature. One day they came across a mysterious vanity compact, which let them transform into children wearing cute stuffed animal suits or real animals.

Airing:
TV Tokyo Network: 10/5(Mon) 17:30-

Note:
New project by Shoji Kawamori of Macross Frontier.

Staff:
Original Plan: Shoji Kawamori, Satelight, Hal Film Maker, JM ANIMATION
Director: Soichi Masui / Series Composition: Yosuke Yuuki, Eriko Masuda / Character Design: Sumie Aizawa / Background Composition: Ken'ichi Tajiri / Colour Composition: Masato Takagi / Cinematographer: Yuusuke Sasano / Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki / Sound Effect: Yasuyuki Imano / Composer: Kanou Kawashima / Sound Production: Aoni Production / Animation Production: Satelight, Hal Fim Maker, JM ANIMATION / Production: Anyamal Tanteisha

Cast:
Rico Mikogami:Aoi Yuki/ Rim Mikogami:Satomi Sato/ Nagisa Mikogami:Chika Anzai/ Ken Inomata:Mutsumi Tamura/ Tamao Kojima:Kumiko Ikebe/ Kanon Hatori:Sakura Tango/ Pulse Ryudo:Kenji Nojima/ Haruka Mikogami:Michiko Neya/ Tamotsu Mikogami:Hideyuki Tanaka/ Misa Hatori:Misa Watanabe


Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu: Purezza



Synopsis:
Beautiful and intelligent Haruka Nogizaka is idolized at school with French nicknames like "Nuit Étoile" (The Silver Star of the Night) and "Lumière du Clavier" (The Shining Princess on the Piano). No one knows about the fact that she's a total closet-case otaku, until her classmate Yuto Ayase accidentally finds out.

Airing:
ytv: 10/5(Mon) 26:26- [26:14- from 2nd episode on]
Tokyo MX: 10/5(Mon) 26:30-
AT-X: 10/6(Tue) 22:00- [Reruns: (Fri)16:00-,28:00-, (Tue)10:00-]
Webcast to start from 10/7(Wed)

Note:
2nd anime season of the adaptation of the light novel series by Yusaku Igarashi.

Staff:
Original Story: Yusaku Igarashi / Original Character Design: Shaa / Director: Munenori Nawa / Series Composition, Screenplay: Go☆Tamai / Character Design: Satoshi Ishino / Chief Animator: Satoshi Ishino, Takehiro Hamatsu, Masakazu Ishikawa / Colour Coordinate: Shigenobu Kaihou / Chief Background Artist: Reiji Kasuga / Cinematographer: Yasuhiro Nakanishi / Editor: Toshihiko Kojimma / Sound Director: Miwa Iwanami / Composer: Takeshi Watanabe / Animation Production: Diomedea / Production: Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu Production Committee

Cast:
Haruka Nogizaka: Mamiko Noto / Yuto Hatano: Wataru Hatano / Mika Nogizaka: Mai Goto / Toka Tennoji: Rie Kugimiya / Shiina Amamiya: Rina Sato / Hazuki Sakurazaka: Kaori Shimizu / Nanami Nanashiro: Kana Ueda / Yukari Kamishiro: Miyu Matsuki / Ruko Ayase: Hitomi Nabatame / Nobunaga Asakura: Reiko Takagi / Nagai: Eiji Miyashita / Ogawa: Jun Ohsuga / Takenami: Hiroki Yasumoto / Gento Nogizaka: Fumihiko Tachiki / Akiho Nogizaka: Aya Hisakawa

OP: Milan Himemiya and Chocolate Rockers "Chohatsu Cherry Heart"
ED: N's (Mamiko Noto, Mai Goto, Kaori Shimizu, Kana Ueda, Rina Sato) "Himitsu Suisho! UrutoLove"

2nd season of the anime “Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu” in production - GIGAZINE



Kobato



Synopsis:
Kobato is sweet and perky girl, but also extremely naive about the world around her. She has a "mission", which is to fill a mysterious bottle of hers with the suffering from people's hearts so her wish to go a certain place that she desires to go can be granted. However, she has a restriction, she is not allowed to fall in love with any person whom she heals the heart of.

Airing:
NHK-BS2:10/6(Tue) 20:00-

Note:
Adaptation of the ongoing manga by CLAMP serialized in Newtype. 24 episodes in all.

Staff:
Original Story: CLAMP
Director: Mitsuyuki Masuhara / Series Supervision: Morio Asaka / Series Composition: Michiko Yokote, Nanase Ohkawa / Screenplay: Reiko Yoshida, Mamiko Ikeda, Yuka Yamada, Miharu Hirami, Tsutomu Mizushima / Character Design: Yumi Kato / Chief Animator: Satoshi Tasaki / Colour Composition: Harue Ohno / Chief Background Artist: Hideo Ueno / Cinematographer: Kouhei Tanada / Editor: Kashiko Kimura / Sound Director: Masafumi Mima, Toshihiko Nakajima / Composer: Takeshi Hama / Music Production: FlyingDog, Inc. / Animation Production: Madhouse / Production: Kobato wo Mamoru Kai

Cast:
Kobato Hanato: Kana Hanazawa / Ioryogi: Tetsu Inada / Kiyokazu Fujimoto: Tomoaki Maeno / Sayaka Okiura: Fumiko Orikasa / Chitose Mihara: Hoko Kuwashima / Chiho and Chise Mihara: Megumi Nakajima / Kazuto Okiura: Shin-ichiro Miki / Kohaku: Chiwa Saito

OP: Maaya Sakamoto "Magic Number"
ED: Megumi Nakajima


Kimi ni Todoke



Synopsis:
Sawako Kuronuma, called Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from Ring, has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance. There are rumors that Sawako can see ghosts and curse people. But when her idol, popular boy Kazehaya, begins talking with her, everything changes.

Airing:
NTV: 10/6(Tue) 24:59-

Note:
Anime adaption of the highly acclaimed manga by Karuho Shiina serialized in Bessatsu Margaret since 2005 which won the 32nd Kodansha Manga Award in shojo manga division. A game adaption by Bandai Namco titled Kimi ni Todoke: Growing Feelings will be released on October 15(Thu) for Nintendo DS.

Staff:
Original Story: Karuho Shiina
Director: Hiro Kaburagi / Assistant Director: Norihiro Naganuma / Series Composition: Tomoko Konparu / Character Design: Yuka Shibata / Prop Design: Hitomi Sato / Colour Composition: Izumi Hirose / Chief Background Artist: Yusuke Takeda / Background Composition: Iho Narita, Tomonori Kato / 3DCGI: Atsushi Sato / Special Effect: Masahiro Murakami / Cinematographer: Koji Tanaka / Editor: Daisuke Imkai / Sound Director: Chiaki Yamada / Composer: S.E.N.S. / Animation Production: Production I.G / Production: "Kimi ni Todoke" Production Committee (NTV, D.N. Dream partners, VAP, Shueisha, Production I.G)

Cast:
Sawako Kuronuma: Mamiko Noto / Shota Kazehaya: Daisuke Namikawa / Chizuru Yoshida: Yuko Sanpei / Ayane Yano: Miyuki Sawashiro / Ryu Sanada: Yuichi Nakamura / Ume Kurumizawa: Aya Hirano

ED: Chara


11eyes -Eleven Eyes-



Synopsis:
Kakeru Satsuki and his childhood sweetheart Yuka Minase gets transported to strange otherworld. In the world called "Red Night" with crimson sky and black moon, the two is attacked by bizarre monsters.

Airing:
Chiba TV: 10/6(Tue) 25:00-
AT-X: 10/15(Thu) 9:00-, 21:00- /(Mon) 15:00-, 27:00-

Note:
Based on the eroge 11eyes: Tsumi to Batsu to Aganai no Shojo released in April, 2008.

Staff:
Original Story: Lass(The link is rated 18+)
Original Character Design: Chikotam, Onsen Hagiwara, Yuu Ozawa, Yuu Narumi, KENGOU
Director: Masami Shimoda / Series Composition: Ken'ichi Kanemaki / Character Design, Chief Animator: Masaharu Hara / Animation Production: Dogakobo /Production: Nijikou Kougengakubu

Cast:
Kakeru Satsuki: Daisuke Ono / Yuka Minase: Mai Goto / Misuzu Kusakabe: Yu Asakawa / Kukuri Tachibana: Noriko Rikimaru / Yukiko Hirohara: Oma Ichimura / Takahisa Tajima: Showtaro Morikubo / Shiori Momono: Emiko Hagiwara / Kaori Natsuki: Kaori Mizuhashi / Ayako Akamine: Chiaki Takahashi

OP: Ayane "Arrival of Tears"
ED: Asriel "Sequentia"


Cheburashka: Arere?



Synopsis:
One day a crate arrives to Gena the crocodile, with a strange animal in it. Gena names the animal "Cheburashka" and they get to be friends.

Airing:
TV Tokyo Network: 10/7(Wed) 7:30-

Note:
Based on the popular children's book Cheburashka by Russian writer Eduard Uspensky. Cheburashka is voiced by child actress Nozomi Ohashi known for the theme song of Ponyo.

Staff:
Director: Susumu Kudo / Series Composition: Michiru Shimada / Anime Character Design: Takahiro Kishida / Supervisor: Makoto Nakamura / Animation Production: GoHands

Cast:
Cheburashka: Nozomi Ohashi / Gena: Hiroshi Tsuchida / Shapoklyak: Cho


Sasameki Koto



Synopsis:
Sumika Murasame is a 15 year-old girl who is secretly in love with her female best friend, Ushio Kazama. Ushio likes girls too, but she's unaware of Sumika's crush on her, always stating Sumika is "not her type". Together they form a girls-only club at their school to hang out afterschool.

Airing:
TV Tokyo: 10/7(Wed) 26:20-
TV Aichi: 10/7(Wed) 26:58-
TV Osaka: 10/9(Fri) 27:35-
AT-X: 10/15(Thu) 11:00-

Note:
Based on the yuri manga by Takashi Ikeda serialized in Monthly Comic Alive.

Staff:
Original Story: Takashi Ikeda
Director: Eiji Suganuma / Screenplay: Hideyuki Kurata / Character Design: Masami Inomata / Animation Production: AIC

Cast:
Sumika Murasame: Ayahi Takagaki / Ushio Kazama: Megumi Takamoto / Kiyori Torioi: Emily Kato / Masaki Akemiya: Ayaka Shimizu / Tomoe Hachisuka: Hitomi Harada / Miyako Toma: Chiwa Saito / Azusa Aoi: Mayuki Makiguchi

OP: Natsumi Kiyoura "Kanashii hodo Aoku"
ED: Natsumi Kiyoura "Niji-iro Pocket"


Kodai Shoujo Dogu-chan



Synopsis:
Dogu-chan is a goddess of Dogu who wakes up from her long sleep upon encountering Makoto, a hikikomori boy. Together with her partner Dokigoro, she busts yokais and fights the illness of society.

Airing:
MBS: 10/7(Wed) Midnight

Note:
A tokusatsu comedy produced by brilliant talents including director Takashi Shimizu of Ju-on series horror films and Noboru Iguchi of The Machine Girl. You can see a trailer on the official website.

Staff:
Planning: Noboru Iguchi / Director: Noboru Iguchi, Keisuke Toyoshima, Takashi Shimizu, Ryuta Miyake / Screenplay: Jun Tsugita, Ryuta Miura, Junya Kato / Special Molding: Yoshihiro Nishimura / VFX: Tsuyoshi Kazuno / Producer: Takuma Tosaka / Production: MBS, King Records

Cast:
Dogu-chan: Erika Yazawa / Makoto Sugihara: Masataka Kubota / Dokigoro: Romi Park / Kimika Shishido: Rina Kirishima / Shintaro Kadoma: Tokio Emoto / Sayuri Sugihara: Yuki Saito / Kenzo Sugihara: Takaya Kamikawa / Sonim / Honoka / Hiromasa Taguchi / Shunji Fujimura / Kinuwo Yamada / Yumi Adachi / Naoto Takenaka / Mako Ishino / Itsumi Osawa / Jun Miho / Hikari Takara


Himitsu Kessha Taka no Tsume: Count Down(Secret Society Eagle Talon: Count Down)



Synopsis:
Despite being a secret society aiming for world domination, Eagle Talon consists of loveable specimens such as the Chancellor who dreams for a better world where everyone can live happy, Yoshida-kun from rural Shimane who is an affectionate and caring son to his dearest mother, the shy Phillip who can't speak without a microphone, and Dr. Leonardo who bears a striking resemblance to a teddy bear but frantically denies being one. Each 10-minute episode follows Eagle Talon's attempts (and subsequent failures) to take over the world.

Airing:
TV Asahi: 10/6(Tue) 25:21-
BSS: 10/9(Fri) 25:25-
MBS: 10/9(Fri) 26:05-

Note:
Continuation of the first season which aired in 2006. Some episodes from Season 1 is posted on YouTube by the creator himself.

Staff:
Director: FROGMAN / Production: Kaeruotoko Shoukai

Cast:
Chancellor, Yoshida-kun and others: FROGMAN / Coughy: Kyouko Homma


Gokyoudai Monogatari



Synopsis:
Onei and Jun'ichiro are fraternal twins of opposite sex, Onei being the elder sister. They live in a huge mansion by themselves since their parents are currently living abroad. But they're never lonley, the neighbours are all fond of them including the beautiful Shizuka who serves as a nakai in nearby ryotei, so it's just like the whole neighbourhood is raising them together as a big family.

Airing:
TV Asahi Network: 10/10(Sat) 11:20-

Note:
Based on the ongoing manga "Baka Kyoudai" by Tetsu Adachi (author of Weather Report Girl) serialized in Young Magazine on-and-off since 1999. The manga was awarded Excellence Prize in manga division of Japan Media Arts Festival 2003.

Staff:
Animation Production: SHIN-EI ANIMATION

Cast:
Onei Jinushi: Yuki Matsuoka / Jun'ichiro Jinushi: Yumiko Kobayashi / Shizuka: Sayaka Ohara


Aoi Bungaku Series(Blue Literature Series)



Synopsis:
Portrait of the life of Oba Yozo, a troubled soul incapable of revealing his true self to others and who is instead forced to uphold a facade of hollow jocularity. (Ningen Shikkaku)

Airing:
NTV: 10/10(Sat) 25:50- [25:20- from 2nd episode on]

Note:
Anime adaptation of Japanese literature classics published under Shueisha's Shueisha Bunko label with cover illustration by popular manga artsits of Weekly Shonen Jump; Osamu Dazai's Ningen Shikkaku and Soseki Natsume's Kokoro illustrated by Takeshi Obata of Death Note, Ango Sakaguchi's Sakura no mori no mankai no shita and Ryunosuke Akutagawa's Kumo no Ito and Jigokuhen illustrated by Tite Kubo of Bleach, Osamu Dazai's Hashire Merosu illustrated by Takeshi Konomi of The Prince of Tennis.

Staff:
"Ningen Shikkaku" (No Longer Human)
Original Story: Osamu Dazai / Director: Morio Asaka / Screenplay: Satoshi Suzuki / Character Design: Masanori Shino / Storyboard: Morio Asaka, Kojiro Tsuruoka, Atsushi Takahashi

"Sakura no mori no mankai no shita" (In the Forest, Under Cherries in Full Bloom)
Original Story: Ango Sakaguchi / Director, Storyboard: Tetsuro Araki / Screenplay: Ken Iizuka / Character Design: Kunio Kouzuki

"Kokoro"
Original Story: Natsume Soseki / Director, Character Design, Storyboard: Shigeyuki Miya / Screenplay: Mika Abe

"Hashire Merosu" (Run, Melos!)
Original Story: Osamu Dazai / Director: Ryosuke Nakamura / Screenplay: Sumino Kawashima / Character Design: Mieko Hosoi / Storyboard: Ryosuke Nakamura

"Kumo no Ito" (The Spider's Thread)
Original Story: Ryunosuke Akutagawa / Director: Atsuko Ishizuka / Screenplay: Yuji Kobayashi, Atsuko Ishizuka / Character Design: Yoshinori Kanemori / Storyboard: Atsuko Ishizuka, Kotono Watanabe

"Jigokuhen" (Hell Screen)
Original Story: Ryunosuke Akutagawa / Director: Atsuko Ishizuka / Screenplay: Yuji Kobayashi, Atsuko Ishizuka / Character Design: Yoshinori Kanemori / Storyboard: Yoshinori Kanemori, Atsuko Ishizuka, Masayoshi Nishida

Cast:
Navigator: Masato Sakai


Shin Sanjushi(The New Three Musketeers)



Synopsis:
A puppet show based on The Three Musketeers.

Airing:
NHK Educational: 10/12(Mon) 18:00-

Note:
The 17th title in NHK's highly acclaimed puppet series, breaking the 14 years of silence since The Tale of the Heike which aired from 1993 through 1994.

Staff:
Dramatization: Koki Mitani / Character Design: Bunta Inoue / Music: Spanish Connection / Puppetry: Studio Nova

Cast:
Sosuke Ikematsu / Masashi Ebara / Shihori Kanjiya / Catherine Seto / Wataru Takagi / Keiko Toda / Koichi Yamadera / Toshiyuki Nishida / Narration: Yuji Tanaka

ED: Ken Hirai "Hitori ja Nai"


Tamagotchi!



Airing:
TV Tokyo Network: 10/12(Mon) 19:00-

Note:
Third anime series based on Bandai's popular digital pet Tamagotchi, following Let's Go! Tamagotchi aired in 2007. While the previous anime series aired one short episode (less than 5 min.) at a time, the new series will have two 15 min. episodes for an airing.

Staff:
Original Plan: BANDAI, WiZ / Project Design: BANDAI

Cast:
TBA


FAIRY TAIL



Synopsis:
Lucy is a young sorceress traveling to the land of Fiore, aspiring to join the magical "Fairy Tail" guild there. On her way she meets Natsu the teenage dragon slayer.

Airing:
TV Tokyo Network: 10/12(Mon) 19:30-

Note:
Based on the manga series by Hiro Mashima of Rave Master. The production studio will be A-1 Pictures and Satelight instead of Studio Deen who did the anime adaption of Rave Master.

Staff:
Original Story: Hiro Mashima
Director: Shinji Ishihira / Series Composition: Masashi Sogo / Character Design: Midori Yamamoto / Production: A-1 Pictures, Satelight

Cast:
Natsu Dragneel: Tetsuya Kakihara / Lucy Heartfilia: Aya Hirano / Happy: Rie Kugimiya / Gray Fullbuster: Yuichi Nakamura / Erza Scarlet: Sayaka Ohara / Siegrain: Daisuke Namikawa


Kiddy Girl-and



Synopsis:
In the future galaxy about 500 years from now, two girls works for a bureaucracy of galactic government called GTO. Bright and bubbly Ascoeur and the straightlaced Q-feuille are trainees of ES Force, an elite branch of GTO consisting of special agents with superpowers.

Airing:
SUN-TV: 10/15(Thu) 24:40-
Teletama: 10/15(Thu) 25:00-
TOKYO MX: 10/16(Fri) 26:30-
tvk: 10/16(Fri) 27:15-
KBS Kyoto: 10/20(Tue) 25:00-
Hiroshima TV: 10/20(Tue) 25:29-
Chiba TV: 10/20(Tue) 26:00-
Sendai Television: 10/20(Tue) 26:08-
Chukyo TV: TBA

Note:
Sequel to anime series Kiddy Grade which aired in 2003, set in 50 years after the original series. Produced by studio Satelight instead of Gonzo of the original series.

Staff:
Original Story: gímik
Director: Keiji Gotoh / Series Composition: Hidefumi Kimura / Character Design: Megumi Kadonosono / Animation Production: Satelight / Production: GTO

Cast:
Ascoeur: Aya Uchida / Q-feuille: Aya Goda / Hiver: Kaori Mizuhashi / Sommer: Itsuki Takizawa / Éclair: Ryoko Nagata / Lumière: Aya Hirano


Fuyu no Sonata: Winter Sonata the Animation



Synopsis:
Yu-jin was a university student slowly falling in love with Joon-sang when he dies in an auto-accident. Gradually and painfully, Yu-jin moves on. But when ten years have passed and she is engaged to her childhood friend Sang-hyuk, she meets Li Min-hyung, who looks exactly like her lost love Joon-sang ten years older.

Airing:
SKY Perfect DATV, SKY PerfecTV! HD: 10/17(Sat) 12:00-

Note:
A Korean-Japanese production based on the South Korean TV drama which gained huge popularity in Japan in 2003, with 23 members of the original cast voicing the characters.

Staff:
Director: Son Paek Yeop / Screenplay: Kim Hyong Wong / Character Design: Daisuke Nakayama / Animation Production: G&G Entertainment × JM Animation / Production: Anime "Winter Sonata" Production Committee

Cast:
Kang Joon Sang, Lee Min Hyung: Bae Yong Joon / Jung Yu-jin: Choi Ji-woo / Kim Sang-Hyuk: Park Yong-ha


Hidamari Sketch × 365 Tokubetsu-hen (Sunshine Sketch × 365: Special Edition)



Synopsis:
Daily lives of Yuno, Miyako, Hiro and Sae, art-major students of Yamabuki Highschool living in "Hidamari-so (Sunshine Apartment)".

Airing:
BS-TBS:10/17(Sat) 24:30-[First Half], 10/24(Sat) 24:30-[Second Half]

Note:
Two special episodes for Hidamari Sketch×365, the second anime season based on the yonkoma manga Sunshine Sketch by Ume Aoki. "Dokodemo Jitensha" in which Yuno and co get a bicycle, and "Akai ito /Imishin" in which a thread get loose from Miyako's school uniform, will be aired on BS-TBS prior to the DVD release. A third season is also on its way, titled Hidamari Sketch × ☆☆☆.

Staff:
Original Story: Ume Aoki
Director: Akiyuki Shinbo / Series Composition: Nahoko Hasegawa, Natsue Yoguchi / Character Design, Chief Animator: Yoshiaki Ito / Chief Background Artist: Toshiharu Iijima / Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama / Composer: Tomoki Kikuya / Music Production: Lantis / Editor: Kazuhiko Seki / Animation Production: Shaft

Cast:
Yuno: Kana Asumi / Miyako: Kaori Mizuhashi / Hiro: Yuko Goto / Sae: Ryoko Shintani / Yoshinoya: Miyu Matsuki / Chika: Rie Kugimiya / Natsume: Misato Fukuen / Landlady: Miyuki Sawashiro / Headmaster: Cho / Kuwabara sensei: Eriko Kigawa / Ume sensei: Ume Aoki


Mahoromatic Tokubestu-hen Tadaima♦Okaeri



Synopsis:
Sci-fi rom-com centering a former female android soldier, Mahoro. When her combat days are over, Mahoro decides to dedicate the rest of her life to serving the son of her late commander as a maid.

Airing:
BS-TBS:10/17(Sat) 25:00-[First Half], 10/24(Sat) 25:00-[Later Half]

Note:
Anime adaption of the manga by Bunjuro Nakayama and Bow Ditama. A special episode produced by the same director and chief animator from the second season.

Staff:
Original Story: Bunjuro Nakayama Original Illustration: Bow Ditama
Director: Shoji Saeki / Screenplay: Tatsuhiko Urahata / Character Design, Chief Animator: Kazuhiro Takamura / Sound Director: Miwa Iwanami / Composer: Toshio Masuda / Animation Production: Gainax

Cast:
Mahoro: Ayako Kawasumi / Suguru Misato: Fujiko Takimoto / Minawa Andou: Ai Shimizu / Miyuki Sakura: Yumi Kikuchi / Rin Todoroki: Manabi Mizuno / Chizuko Oe: Asami Sanada / Toshiya Hamaguchi: Hideki Ogiwara / Kiyomi Kawahara: Atsushi Kisaichi / Saori Shikijo: Yumi Takada / Slash: Keiichi Noda / Ryuuga: Takehito Koyasu / Feldrance: Misato Sakamoto

OP: Mahoro(Ayako Kawasumi) "Tadaima no Kaze"
ED: Triomatic(Yumi Kikuchi, Manabi Mizuno, Asami Sanada) & Minawa(Ai Shimizu) & Mahoro(Ayako Kawasumi) "'Ma' no tsuku Boogie!"


Stitch! -Itazura Alien no Daibouken (Stitch!: Great Adventure of Prankster Alien)



Synopsis:
Stitch the aggressive alien (prototype #626) is a creation of the evil genius Dr. Jumba. Running wild on space scooter, Stitch is swept away by a space-storm and ends up in Izayoi Island, Okinawa. Hearing about the legendary "Chitama's Stone" from local girl Yuna, Stitch dedicates himself to the 43 good deeds required to be granted his wish of becoming the strongest in the universe.

Airing:
TV Asahi: October (Tue)19:00-

Note:
Adapted version of the 2002 Disney film Lilo & Stitch, with Stitch as the protagonist. This is the second anime season following the first season aired in 2008, but the airing station will be TV Asahi instead of TV Tokyo.

Staff:
Planning: Masao Maruyama, Eddie Cox / Director: Masami Hata / Series Composition: Yuko Kakihara, Ayako Kato / Animation Production: Madhouse

Cast:
Stitch: Koichi Yamadera / Yuna: Motoko Kumai / Doctor Jumba: Shozo Iizuka / Pleakley: Yuji Mitsuya / Obaa: Hisako Kyoda / Kijimuna: Kappei Yamaguchi

OP: kimaguren "SMILE"


>Kaidan Restaurant



Synopsis:
(1st Episode) New boy Sho Komoto from London came to Aco's class. Asked by class president Reiko, Aco shows him around the town. Sho gets curious about the "Kaidan Restaurant" which is rumoured to be haunted, and when they go in to explore the place, suddenly, a phone rings in the abandoned restaurant.

Airing:
TV Asahi Network: October, (Tue)19:30-

Note:
Based on popular horror storybook series Kaidan Restaurant aimed at grade school kids. The first book in the series was published in 1996, and the series reached its 50th volume in 2007. Each volume is a one-shot, and the anime will be airing three short stories at a time, as "appetizer", "main dish" and "dessert".

Staff:
Original Story: "Kaidan Restaurant" Series (Published by Doshinsha), Edited and Supervised by Miyoko Matsutani / Original Illustration: Yoshikazu Takai, Kumiko Kato
Director: Yoko Ikeda / Series Composition: Shoji Yonemura / Animation Production: Toei Animation

Cast:
Aco Ozora: Ryoko Shiraishi / Sho Komoto: Hiro Yuuki / Reiko Sakuma: Masumi Asano


Seitokai no Ichizon(It's up to the Student Council)



Synopsis:
Hekiyoh Academy's student council is full of cute girls since the members' election is practically a popularity contest. Ken Sugisaki studies extremely hard to be the head of the class, which guarantees him admittance to student council without election, and becomes the sole boy in student council surrounded by beautiful girls.

Airing:
TV Aichi: 10/2(Fri) 25:58-
BS NTV: 10/2(Fri) 26:00-
tvk: 10/3(Sat) 25:00-
TVQ: 10/4(Sun) 27:30- [26:30- from 2nd episode on]
SUN-TV: 10/5(Mon) 26:10-
Teletama: 10/7(Wed) 25:30-
Chiba TV: 10/7(Wed) 26:30-
Tokyo MX: 10/8(Wed) 26:30-

Note:
Adaptation of the light novel series by Sekina Aoi published since Jan, 2008 under Fujimi Shobo's Fujimi Fantasia Bunko label.

Staff:
Original Story: Sekina Aoi / Original Illustration: Kira Inugami
Mastermiind: Takeshi Yasuda / Planner: Takeshi Yasuda, Tomofumi Arashi, Nobuhiko Sakou, Hiroyasu Asami, Naotaka Yoshida, Naohiro Tabu / Director: Takuya Sato / Series Composition, Screenplay: Jukki Hanada / Character Design: Kumi Horii / Chief Background Artist: Jun'ichi Higashi, Eri Nakamura / Scenic Design: Tomoyuki Aoki / Colour Composition: Shinji Matsumoto / Cinematographer: Masayuki Kawaguchi / Editor: Masahiro Matsumura / Sound Director: Miwa Iwanami / Composer: Shuhei Kamimura / Music Production: AMG MUSIC / Sound Production: Glovision / Producer: Takashi Imamoto, Tomoko Suzuki, Tsuneo Takechi, Yuka Harada, Atsuyuki Okamoto, Keiichi Ohmura / Assistant Producer: Hirotaka Nabae / Animation Producer: Koji Iijima / Animation Production: Studio Deen / Production: Hekyoh Gakuen Seitokai

Cast:
Klim Sakurano: Mariko Honda / Chizuru Akaba: Yuka Sito / Minatsu Shiina: Misuzu Togashi / Mafuyu Shiina: Yuki Horinaka / Ken Sugisaki: Takashi Kondo


WHITE ALBUM



Synopsis:
University student Toya Fujii is dating Yuki Morikawa, an up-and-coming idol singer. Toya begins to feel distance between them as Yuki's popularity rise, and he gradually becomes intimate with other heroines, among them Yuki's manager Yayoi Shinozuka and Rina Ogata, a popular idol singer under the same management agency as Yuki.

Airing:
AT-X: 10/13(Tue) 8:30-, 20:30- /(Fri) 14:30-, 26:30-
tvk and other UHF Stations: October

Note:
Continuation of the first season aired from January through March, 2009, based on the eroge by Aquaplus.

Staff:
Original Story: Aquaplus / Planning: Naoya Shimokawa
Director: Taizo Yoshida / Screenplay: Hiroaki Sato / Character Design: Ko Yoshinari / Original Character Design: Hisashi Kawata / Chief Background Artist: Shinji Katahira / Composer: Elements Garden / Sound Director: Tsubasa Shioya / Animation Production: Seven Arcs

Cast:
Yuki Morikawa: Aya Hirano / Rina Ogata: Nana Mizuki / Toya Fujii: Tomoaki Maeno / Misaki Sawakura: Megumi Takamoto / Haruka Kawashima: Nozomi Masu / Yayoi Shinozuka: Romi Park / Mana Mizuki: Haruka Tomatsu / Akira Nanase: Daisuke Sakaguchi / Eiji Ogata: Sho Hayami

OP: Nana Mizuki
ED: Suara "Akai Ito"


Asura Cryin' 2



Synopsis:
Tomoharu Natsume is a boy haunted by a ghost of his childhood sweetheart Misao Minakami. When he is handed a strange trunk by machine-girl Shuri Kurosaki, the machine god Asura Machina is released and he becomes the Handler.

Airing:
tvk, TVS, CTC, TVA, SUN, MX, BS11, AT-X: October

Note:
Second anime season based on the light novel series by Gakuto Mikumo. An all-night screening of all 13 episodes of the first season plus the first episode of second season will be held at Cinema Sunshine Ikebukuro #5 on Saturday, September 26, starting from 21:00.

Staff:
Original Story: Gakuto Mikumo / Original Illustration: Nao Watanuki
Planning: Atsushi Moriyama, Kazutomo Suzuki / Series Composition: Katsuhiko Koide / Character Design: Atsushi Komori / Mechanic Design: Hideki Fukushima / Chief Mechanic Animator: Hiroyasu Oda / Chief Background Artist: Toshiko Kaizu(Studio Tulip) / Background Composition: Kaoru Aoki (Studio Bihou) /Colour Composition: Keiko Kai(Studio Easter) / Cinematographer: Tadashi Kitaoka / CG Producer: Hiroaki Matsuura / CG Director: Yasuhiro Kato / Editor: Yumiko Fuse, Yukiko Nojiri / Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa(Magic Capsule) / Coordinator: Ayumu Anzai / Sound Effect: Daisuke Murakami / Sound Production: Glovision / Composer: Mitsutaka Tajiri / Music Production: Star Child Record / Animation Production: Seven Arcs / Producer: Go Nakanishi, Osamu Kamimura, Noriyuki Yuzawa / Director: Keizo Kusakawa / Production: Raku-kou Seitokai

Cast:
Tomoharu Natsume: Miyu Irino / Misao Minakami: Haruka Tomatsu / Kanade Takatsuki: Ai Nonaka / Shuri Kurosaki: Rie Tanaka / Reishirou Saeki: Showtaro Morikubo / Aine Shizuma: Satomi Sato / Ania Fortuna: Sayuri Yahagi / Takuma Higuchi: Hiro Shimono / An Oohara: Aki Toyosaki / Reiko Saeki: Kimiko Koyama / Uzumasa Shioizumi: Akihiko Ishizumi / Ritsu Shioizumi: Yoko Hikasa / Tooru Kitsutaka: Yuko Kaida / Shuu Mahiwa: Junji Majima / Rikka Kurasawa: Eri Kitamura / Takaya Kagakagari: Kazuya Nakai / Christina Fortuna: Sayaka Ohara / You Susugihara: Sayori Ishizuka / Haruna Chiyohara: Reiko Takagi / Kyoumu Satomi: Yoshinori Fujita

OP: angela "Alternative"
ED: angela


Kuchu Buranko(Flying Trapeze)



Synopsis:
Ichiro Irabu is a psychiatrist at Irabu General Hospital. An unreasonable and rather immature person, he normally ignores his patients' plights, injecting them strange concoctions and giving them seemingly pointless advices.

Airing:
Fuji TV Network: Thursday midnight (noitamina block)

Note:
Anime adaption of the highly acclaimed novels by Hideo Okuda.

Staff:
Original Story: Hideo Okuda
Director: Kenji Nakamura / Character Design: Takashi Hashimoto / Series Composition: Manabu Ishikawa / Screenplay: Manabu Ishikawa, Isao Murayama, Tomoko Taguchi / Chief Background Artist: Shoji Tokiwa / Colour Composition: Rumiko Nagai / CG Director: Nobuhiro Morita / Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki / Composer: Hideharu Mori / Animation Production: Toei Animation

Cast:
Ichiro Irabu: Yuji Mitsuya, Romi Park / Kohei Yamashita: Toshiyuki Morikawa / Tetsuya Taguchi: Takahiro Sakurai / Jun'ichi Hoshiyama: Shin-ichiro Miki

OP: Denki Groove


DARKER THAN BLACK -Ryusei no Futago(Darker than Black: Twins of the Shooting Star)



Synopsis:
An inscrutable and abnormal territory known as "Hell's Gate" appeared in Tokyo. Around the same time, people who possess various special abilities emerged around the world, known as the "Contractors". Two years from the "Tokyo Explosion", the story moves to wintery Russia.

Airing:
MBS: 10/8(Thu) 25:25-
TBS: 10/9(Fri) 26:10- [25:55- from 2nd episode on]
CBC: 10/21(Wed) 26:00-

Note:
The long-awaited sequel to Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha that aired from April to September, 2007. Instead of the young man named Hei in the last season, a 13-year-old girl called Suou Pavlichenko will be the protagonist for this season.

Staff:
Original Story: Bones, Tensai Okamura
Director: Tensai Okamura / Scenario: Hiroyuki Yoshino, Mari Okada, Shinsuke Ohnishi, Showtaro Suga / Original Character Design: Yuji Iwahara / Character Design, Chief Animator: Takahiro Komori / Background Design: Takashi Aoi (GREEN), Ariaki Okada / Prop Design: Takahiro Yamada / Colour Composition: Nobuko Mizuta / Chief Background Artist: Takashi Aoi(GREEN) / Cinematographer: Go Kambayashi / Composer: Yasushi Ishii / Sound Director: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi / Animation Production: Bones

Cast:
Hei: Hidenobu Kiuchi / Suou Pavlichenko: Kana Hanazawa / Shion Pavlichenko: Hoko Kuwashima / Pavlichenko: Katsunosuke Hori / August7: Masaya Matsukaze / Genma Shizume: Kenta Miyake / Mina Hazuki: Mitsuki Saiga

OP: Stereopony
ED: abingdon boys school

2nd Season of Sci-Fi Action Anime “DARKER THAN BLACK” on the way! - GIGAZINE


Sangoku Engi(Romance of the Three Kingdoms)



Synopsis:
Based on the Chinese classic Romance of the Three Kingdoms.

Airing:
NHK: October

Note:
A Chinese-Japanese production with 52 episodes in whole. It was first scheduled to be aired from October, 2008, but delayed to Spring, 2009, and then delayed again to October, 2009. The production took four years and 7 million dollars.

Staff:
Planning, Production: Beijing Glorious Animation × Future Planet

Cast:
TBA


Daimajin Kanon



Airing:
TBA

Note:
A new tokusatsu series based on the 1966 film Daimajin. Whether it'll be a remake, sequel or a spin-off is still undisclosed. Produced by Shigenori Takedera of Kamen Rider Kuuga and Kamen Rider Hibiki.

Staff:
Producer: Shigenori Takadera

Cast:
TBA

Wrath of “Daimajin” Struck Us at WONDER FESTIVAL 2009 [SUMMER] - GIGAZINE

Awakening from 43 years’ sleep, “Daimajin” becomes TV drama from autumn 2009 - GIGAZINE



♦Movie


Eden of East the Movie



Synopsis:
College Student Misaki Mori came to America for her graduation trip but somehow she was caught in trouble. Helped by amnesiac man Akira Takizawa, who got a gun and cellphone with 88 million dollar e-money charged, she went back to Japan with him to know the truth of "thoughtless Monday", the terrorist's attack in Japan with ten missiles.

Opening Date:
Omnibus Air Commmunication: Sept. 26
Movie Ep.1; The King of Eden: Nov. 28
Movie Ep.2; Paradise Lost: Jan. 9

Note:
The TV version first scheduled 26 episodes but concluded in 13 episodes. So latter half of the story became the movie. This movie depicts the days half year after the last episode of TV anime.

Staff:
Original Story, Screenplay, Director: Kenji Kamiyama/Original Character Designs: Chica Umino/Music: Kenji Kawai/Character Design:Satoko Morikawa/Assistant Director:Masayuki Yoshiwara/Chief Animation Direcctor:Satoru Nakamura/Art Director:Yusuke Takeda/Color Composition:Yumiko Katayama/CGI Director:Makoto Endo/Filming Director:Koji Tanaka/Animation Production: Production I.G.

Cast of Voice:
Akira Takizawa:Ryohei Kimura/Misaki Mori:Saori Hayami/Tomo Osugi:Takuya Eguchi/Kazuomi Hirasawa:Motoyuki Kawahara/Micchon:Ayaka Saito/O-Ne'e:Kimiko Saito/Haruo Kasuga:Hayato Taya/Yusei Kondo:Hiroshi Shirokuma/Shiratori Diana Kuroha:Rei Igarashi/Hajime Hiura:Shinji Ogawa/Juiz:Sakiko Tamagawa


Tales of Vesperia - The First Strike -



Synopsis:
Entering Imperial Knights with adoration Yuri Lowell made reunion with his childhood friend Flynn Scifo. While in the search for Madouki in a ruin in forest led by captain Nilen, disaster damaging whole town of Sizontania occured. Seeing shadow of the Empire, Yuri and Flynn each has come to enforce their own "Justice".

Opening Date:
Cinema Sun Shine Ikebukuro and other theaters: Oct. 3

Note:
The first movie adaption of popular Xbox360 RPG franchise. PS3 version to be released with a lot of new features.

Opening Date of “Tales of Vesperia” announced, and a Teaser Trailer came out - GIGAZINE

Staffs:
Original Story: Bandai Namco Games/Director:Mikita Kamei/Producer:Makoto Yoshizumi, Jun Yukawa, Hidekazu Terakawa/Screenplay: Reiko Yoshida/Music: Senjyu Akira/Original Character designs: Kosuke Fujishima/Character Design, Chracter art director: Tokuyuki Matsutake/Animation Director: Takuya Saito, Kazuchika Kise, Toshihisa Kaiya/Artwork Director:Hiroshi O'no/Color Composition:Kazue Inoue/3D Director: Makoto Endo/Filming Director: Kazuhiro Yamada/Sound Director: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi/Animation Production: Production I.G./Production:Bandai Namco Games, Bandai Visual, Production I.G./Production Support: Tokyu Agency, Emotion/Distribution: Kadokawa Eiga

Cast Of Voice:
Yuri:Kosuke Toriumi/Flynn:Mamoru Miyano/Nilen:Takashi Taniguchi/Hisca:Arisa Ogasawara/Shastyl:Fumie Mizusawa/Estellise:Mai Nakahara/Rita:Rika Morinaga/Raven:Eiji Takemoto

Main Theme: BONNIE PINK "Ring the Bell"


ATOM



Synopsis:
Dr. Tenma lost his child Toby in an accident occured during experiment and succeeded in ressurecting him by ultimate energy source "Blue Core" developed by his friend Dr. Ochanomizu. But unfortunately there was a slight difference from former Toby so Dr. Tenma chased him off. Later, Toby called himself ATOM and come to fight with robots deployed by the President Stone.

Opening Date:
Oct. 10.

Note:
Another interpretation of Osamu Tezuka's "Astro Boy"

Staffs:
Director:David Bowers/Screenplay:Timothy Harris/Production:Maryann Garger/Producer:Cecile Kramer、Ken Tsumura, Paul Wan, Francis Kao/Production: Imagi Animation/Distribution:Kadokawa Entertainment

Casts:
Toby, Atom:Freddie Highmore(Aya Ueto)/Dr. Tenma:Nicolas Cage(Koji Yakusho)/Dr. Ochanomizu:Bill Nighy/Cora:Kristen Bell/President Stone:Donald Sutherland/Orrin:Eugene Levy/Ham Egg:Nathan Lane/Zog:Samuel L. Jackson


Fresh Pretty Cure! Omocha no Kuni wa Himitu ga Ippai!?



Synopsis:
To recover toys that suddenly disappeared, Pretty Cure team stepped into the Land of Toys, where ToyMajin was planning to conquer the world by toys. Pretty Cure shows the great transformation to recover children's toys.

Opening Date:
Various Theaters: Oct. 31

Note:
The latest "Pretty Cure" annual movie. Cure Passion, a new member of Pretty Cure debut for movie. "Miracle Heart Light" will be handed to those who attend the movie.

Staffs:
Animation Production: Toei Animation

Cast of Voice:
Love Momozono(Cure Peach):Kanae Oki/Miki Aono(Cure Berry):Eri Kitamura/Inori Yamabuki(Cure Pine):Akiko Nakagawa/Setsuna Azuma(Cure Passion):Yuka Komatsu/Chiffon:Satomi Korogi/Tart:Taiki Matsuno/


Macross F Movie ~Ituwari no Utahime~(Macross F Movie - Diva of Deception)



Synopsis:
Alto Saotome is a wanna-be-pilot boy who is tired of everyday life. One day he went to the concert of the galactic diva Sheryl Nome visiting Macross-class Colonial Fleet "Macross Fontier". And then biomechanical alien vajyura attacked the concert.

Opening Date:
Nov.21

Note:
Movie adaption of the latest "Macross" series. The movie consists of two episodes and this will be the first one.

Staffs:
Original Story: Shoji Kawamori, Studio Nue
Director: Shoji Kawamori/Filming:Yasuhito Kikuchi/Screenplay:Hiroyuki Yoshino, Shoji Kawamori/Character Designs:Risa Ebata, Yuichi Takahashi/Mechanic Designs: Jyunya Ishigaki Takeshi Takakura/Design of Valkyrie: Shoji Kawamori/Mechanical Artwork: Hidetaka Tenjin/CG Chief Director:Hiroshi Yagishita/Color Composition: Kumiko Nakayama/Art Director: SHunichiro Yoshiwara/Music: Yoko Kanno/Sound Director: Masafumi Mima/Planning: Satellite, Eightbit/Production: Big West. Macross F Movie Production Comittee

Cast of Voice:
Alto Saotome:Yuichi Nakamura/Sheryl Nome:Aya Endo/Lanka Lee:Megumi Nakajima/Ozma Lee:Katsuyuki Konishi/Michael Blanc:Hiroshi Kamiya/Luca Angeloni:Jun Fukuyama/Koan Clang:Megumi Toyoguchi/Brera Sterne:Soichiro Hoshi/ Bobby Margo:Kenta Miyake/Catherine Glass:Sanae Kobayashi/Grace O'Connor:Kikuko Inoue/Reon Mishima:Tomokazu Sugita

Inserted Song:Cheryl Nome starring May'n "Pink Monsoon"


Mai-mai Shinko to Sennen no Maho(Mai-mai Shinko and Millenium Magic)



Synopsis:
The drama is set in mid '50s, just before high economic growth when there were not many TVs, telephones and refrigerator spread around. Shinko, lives in Kokuga, Boufu City, come to take interest Ki'iko moving from Tokyo.

Release Date:
Opening Date:Nov. 21.

Note:
Based on "Mai-mai Shinko", the autobiographical work of Akutagawa-winning author Nobuko Takagi serialized on Croissant magazine from Aug. 2003 to Aug. 2004. "Mai-mai" means a vortices of hair. Shinko had another "Mai-mai" on her right forehead and it makes her hair bristling up, which makes this novel an Japanese version of "Anne of Green Gable".

Staffs:
Original Novels:Nobuko Takagi
Director, Screenplay: Sunao Katabuti/Animation Production:Madhouse

Cast of voice:
Shnko Aoki:Mayuko Fukuda/Ki'ko Shimazu:Nako Mizusawa/Nagiko:Ei Morisako/Nagako Aoki:Manami Honjyo

♦OVA


Tonari No 801 Chan R



Synopsis:
Otaku businessman Chibet-San(Mr. Chibe) has met 801 chan on the Internet and come to go steady with her. But in spite of her cuteness, she is a great Fujyosi, a deep 801-pestilent girl.

Release Date:
Attached to Tonari no 801 chan manga book Vouil.4 coming on Sept.10

Note:
The anime was first scheduled to be adapted to TV anime by Kyoto Animation but somehow cancelled. This 90-second long anime adaption is directed by former Kyoto Animation staff Yamamoto Yutaka.

Yamakan’s Revenge?? “Tonari no 801 chan” goes anime, directed by Yutaka “Yamakan” Yamamoto - GIGAZINE

Staffs:
Original Story: Ajiko Kojima/Character Concepts:Haruna and Misonobashi801 Shopping Center Promotion Assosiation
Director:Yutaka Yamamoto/Character Designs: Satoshi Kadowaki/Color Composition:Kazuko Nakajima/Shooting Director:Gaku Hirooka/Music Production:Slowcurve/Sound Producer:Masatoshi Nishimura/Planning, Produce:Aozora Publishing, Try-o/Production Support:Orbit/Animation Production:A-1 Pictures

Cast of Voice:
To be disclosed soon.

OP:Bagyou no Fujyoshi "BL-IN Black In"


Negima! Magister Negi Magi Another World



Synopsis:
Negi and his students went for England to search for Negi's father Nagi. Along with other classmates, they set for Wales and met Negi's sister Nagi. Meeting his sister, Negi made up his mind to go to the Magic World. But on their way, they are attacked by archrival Averruncus.

Release Dates:
Ep.1 "Negi army Exterminated!?": Sept. 17.
Ep.2 "On the serch for my colleagues": Nov. 17.

Note:
Second series for "Negima! Magister Negi Magi Another World" OAD. 4 episodes of journey for Negi's father Nagi is scheduled.

Staffs:
Original Story, Series Compotision: Ken Akamatsu
Director in Chief: Akinori Shinbo/ Ep.1 Director: Kobun Shizuno/ Character Design, Chief Art Director: Noboru Jitsuhara/ Music: Haneoka Kei/ Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka/ Animation Production: Studio Pastral, Shaft

Cast Of Voice:
Negi Springfield:Rina Sato/Sayo Aisaka:Yuri Shiratori/Yuna Akashi:Madoka Kimura/Kazumi Asakura:Ayana Sasakawa/Yue Ayase:Natsuko Kuwatani/Ako Izumi:Kotomi Yamakawa/Akira Okouchi:Azumi Yamamoto/Misa Kakizaki:Shizuka Ito/Asuna Kagurazaka:Akemi Kanda/Misora Kasuga:Ai Bando/Chachamaru Karakuri:Akeno Watanabe/Madoka Kugimiya:Mami Deguchi/Ku Fei:Hazuki/Konoka Konoe:Ai Nonaka/Haruna Saotome:Sawa Ishige/Setsuna Sakurazaki:Yu Kobayashi/Makie Sasaki:Yui Horie/Sakurako Shina:Akane Omae/Mana Tatsumiya:Miho Sakuma/Chao Lingshen:Megumi Takamoto/Kaede Nagase:Ryoko Shiraishi/Chizuru Naba:Misa Kobayashi/Fuka Narutaki:Kimiko Koyama/Fumika Narutaki:Mari Kano/Satomi Hakase:Mai Kadowaki/Chiu Hasegawa:Yumi Shimura/Evangeline:Yuki Matsuoka/Nodoka Miyazaki:Mamiko Noto/Natsumi Murakami:Mai Aizawa/Ayaka Yukihiro:Junko Minagawa/Satsuki Yotsuba:Naomi Inoue/Zazie Rainyday:Yuka Inokuchi/Agna:Chiwa Saito/Kotaro Inugami:Marina Inoue/Kunel Thunders:Daisuke Ono/Konoe Konouemon:Tsujimura Mahito/Albert Chamomile:Masashi Yabe/Fate Averruncus:Akira Ishida/Tsukuyomi:Rie Kugimiya


Tennis no Ohjisama OVA ANOTHER STORY - Message from Past and Future



Synopsis:
"Naniwa no Ohjisama(Sequel)"(lit. Prince of Naniwa)
Momoshiro and Kaido have to have a game without their senior members, which is not working out very well. At that time, Kintaro somehow met Ryoma in Osaka, who is supposed to be in USA.

"Rikkai Retsuden - Oujya ni Idomou Hangaykuji - "(lit. Legend of Rikkai - Revel Against The King -)
Completely beaten by Yukimura, Sanada, Yanagi - the "Big 3 of Rikkai highschool", Akaya Kirihara start to train alone, which make Yukimura remember Sanada's hardship in his younger age.

Release Date:
Col.2: Spet. 25.

Note:
The OVA adaption of Takeshi Konomi's big-famed manga "Tennis no Ohjisama" serealized on Weekly Shonen Jump. Renamed "New Tennis no Ohjisama", the manga is now serialized on Jump Square.

Staffs:
Original Story: Tuyoshi Konomi
Director: Shunsuke Tada/Character Designs: Akiharu Ishii/Chief Animator:Kenji Irie/ Art Director: Takashi Nishimura/Sound Director: Takuya Hiramitsu/Music: Chel Watanabe/Production:NAS/Animation Production:M.S.C/Animation Production Support:Production I.G./Production:Tennis no Ohjisama Project

Cast of Voice:
Ryoma Etizen:Junko Minagawa/Kunimitsu Teduka:Ryotaro Okiayu/Shuichiro O'ishi:Takayuki Kondo/Sadaharu Inui:Kenjiro Tsuda/Shusuke Fuji:Yuki Kaida/Eiji Kikumaru:Hiroki Takahashi/Takashi Kawamura:Naru Kawamoto/Takeshi Momoshiro:Masaya Onosaka/Kaoru Kaido:Kohei Kiyasu/Sumire Ryuzaki:Shizuka Okohira/Masashi Arai:Norihisa Mori/Satoshi Horio:Shigenori Yamasaki/Katsuo Mizuno:Kei Watanabe/Kathiro Kato:Rei Nakagawa/Eishiro Kite:Tarusuke Shingaki/Rin Hirakoba:Hiroyuki Yoshino/Yujiro Kai:Daisuke Nakamura/Kei Tanishi:Yoji Ueda/Kuranosuke Shiraishi:Yoshimasa Hosoya/Kenjiro Koishigawa:Satoshi Hino/Kintaro Toyama:Yu Sugimoto/Senri Chitose:Jun Osuga/Kenya Oshitari:Jun Fukuyama/Gin Ishida:Masaya Takatsuka/Koharu Konjiki:Ryo Naito/Yuji Hitouji:Suguru Kumabuti/Hikaru Zaizen:Hirofumi Araki/Osamu Watanabe:Koji Yusa/Akaya Kirihara:Shotaro Morikubo/Seiichi Yukimura:Sachiko Nagai/Genichiro Sanada:Taiten Kusunoki/Renji Yanagi:Eiji Takemoto/Bunta Marui:Naozumi Takahashi/Jackal Kuwahara:Nobuyuki Hiyama/Hiroshi Yagyu:Eisuke Tsuda/Masaharu Nio:Yuki Masuda/Teacher:Hidenori Takahashi/Senior Student:Manabu Sakamaki


Isekai no Sei Kishi Monogatari



Synopsis:
Ordinary school boy Kenshi Masaki is somehow summoned to Geminer, where "A-Hou", demi wizardry is used as a weapon in endless war. Forced to ride "Sei Kishin", a deadly A-hou powered robot, Kenshi gradually gets involbed into the battle in parallel universe.

Release Date:
Ep.6: Rental Seervice Starts on Sept.26
Released in Blu-Ray on Oct. 21
Ep.6: Sept 18 - Sept.30 To be aired on Animax Pay-Per-View Premier Service.

Note:
Latest work of Masaki Kajishima, famous for "Tenchi Muyou!" franchise. To be aired first on Animax Pay-Per-View Premier Service. Released on both DVD and Blu-ray.

Staffs:
Original Story, Supervisor: Masaki Kajishima
Director: Hiroshi Yoshikawa/Series Composition: Hideki Shirane/Character Composition:Enami Katsumi/Image Board:Nou-Zui/Character Designs, Chief Animation Director:Hajime Watanabe/Mechanic Designs: Naohiro Washio/Prop Designs:Hiroki Sato, Masako Matasumoto, Hiroshi Ogawa/Art Composition: Nobuto Sue/Art Director: Kyo Inoue/Color Composition:Aiko Matsuyama/Editor:Shota Migiyama/Filming Director:Ryosuke Omae/Sound Director/Atsushi Watanabe/Music:Akifumi Tada/Sound Production:Trinity Sound/Animation Production:AIC, BeSTACK/Production, Copyright:VAP

Cast of Voice:
Kenshi Masaki:Hiro Shimono/Lashara Earth 28th:Madoka Yonezawa/Kyaia Flan:Natsuko Kuwatani/Messia Flan:Ayumi Tsunematsu/Wauanri Shume:Rie Nakagawa/Wauanri Shume:Junko Noda/Doll:Mai Goto/Maria Nanadan:Momoko Saito/Yukine Mair:Mie Sonozaki

Theme: Seila Kagami "Follow Me feat.Sound Around"


TO - Elliptical Orbit - Planet of Coexistence-



Synopsis:
"Elliptical Orbit":
Dan is a leader of the Space Station "Midnight Bazooka". One day, liquefied proton tanker visited the station and Dan made a 15 year's reunion with tanker's captain Maria. Suddenly, the station is raided by terrorists for proton. Dan and Maria cooperate and recapture the tanker.

"Planet of Coexistence":
Human being had depleted fossil fuel on the Earth and began to mine the "5th planet" in two groups, west and east. Ion, a lab worker of western colony and Arena of eastern colony had developed attraction between each other but western colony and eastern colony began to conflict on adjustment about virus incineration act. In the midst of all this, Ion found a lab infected by viruses.

Release Date:
To be rented from Oct. 2 prior to selling.

Note:
Anime adaption of Yukinobu Hoshino's Sci-Fi action novel by "Apple Seed"'s Fumihiko Sori.

Staffs:
Original Story: Yukinobu Hoshino
Director: Fumihiko Sori/CG Supervisor: Hirokazu Miyazaki/Music: Tetsuya Takahashi/Sound Designs: Hiroshi Kasamatsu/Animation Production:OXYBOT

Cast of Voice:
Dan:Akio Otsuka/Maria:Romi Park/Ion:Jun Fukuyama/Arena:Aya Hirano


Kyou no 5no2 Treasure Box



Synopsis:
Slapstick Comedy drama of a full-of-energy boy Ryota Sato, his childhood friend and their clasmates of 5-2, with full of troubles and happenings in their school.

Release Date:
Oct. 6th.

Note:
DVD is to be attached to re-mastered managa book with unpublished episodes.

Staffs:
Original comics: Koharu Sakuraba
Director: Tsuyoshi Nagasawa/Animarion Producer:Takashi Noto/Screenplay: Takamitsu Kono/Character Designs: Sunao Chikaoka/Prop Design:Chiduru Kobayashi/Art Designs:Yoshinori Shiozawa/Art Director: Yuka Hirama/Color Composition: Mitsuko Sekimoto/Music: Kei Haneoka/Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama/Animation Production: XEBEC

Cast of Voice:

Ryota Sasto:Yu Kobayashi/Chika Koizumi:Asami Shimoda/Yuki Asano:Satomi Akesaka/Kazumi Aihara: Mako/Natsumi Hirakawa:Kana Asumi/Megumi Hidaka:Yoko Honda/Koji Imai:Megumi Yamato/Tsubasa Yamato:Ayahi Takagaki

OP:Friends


ToHeart2 adplus OVA Third Series Vol.2



Synopsis
Summer Vacation is coming and Karin was really looking forward to participate in Mystery Novel Society of the school. But regretfully she was told by Takaaki that he is busy as a member of student council and also she lost his application paper.

At the same time in the school board, Maryan who wants to raise money from bootleg swimsuit photobook and Yuji who wants to see girls in swimsuit shared some mutual interest and attempted swimsuit fashion show. Karin dowses for application paper and finally figure out that it's in the bottom of swimming pool.

Release Date:
Oct. 7

Notes;
The third volume of the OVA series.

Staffs:
Original Story: AQUAPLUS("ToHeart2")
Director: Jyunichi Sakata/ Screenplay: Seiro Kobayashi, Eki Sakurajima, Takamitsu Kouno/ Art Director: Masahide Yanagisawa/ Storyboard: Jyunichi Sakata/ Filming Director: Ichika Doshida/ Original Charactor Design; Miri Misato Mitsumi, Hisashi Kawata, Kanrojyu, Takeshi Nakamura/ Character Designs: Masahide Yanagisawa,. Kenichiro Katsura, Yasuhisa Kato/ Animation Production; Chaos Project, AQUAPLUS/ Production: TH2Vad Works

Cast of Voice:
Sylpha:Harumi Sakurai/Harumi Kono:Kotomi Yamakawa/Ilpha:Emiko Hagiwara/Konomi Yuzuhara:Yurika Ochiai/Tamaki Kousaka:Shizuka Ito/Haruka Yuzuhara:Chieko Honda/Lucy Marioa Misora:Rio Natsuki/Sasara Kusugawa: Ryoko Ono/Maryan:Ema Kogure/Yuji Kousaka:Kosuke Toriumi/Takaaki Kono:Jun Fukuyama

OP: Rena Uehara "Bridge of Rainbow"
ED: Rena Uehara "The thing you left for me"


SEX PISTOLS



Synopsis:
Yonekuni Madarame, a male, is known for his androphobia and philogyny, but Shiro Fujishiro, a male, fell in love with him. Hiding his feelings, he spends time with Yonekuni. But one day, Shiro finds a hickey on Yonekuni's neck.

Release Date:
Oct. 10.

Note:
OVA adaption of popular BL comic serialized on MAGAZINE BE X BOY. Promotion video now streamed.

Staff:
Production: Madararui Production Comittee

Cast of Voice:
Shiro Fujiwara:Wataru Hatano/Yonekuni Madarame:Tomokazu Sugita/Norio Tsuburaya:Hiro Shimono/Kunimasa Tsuburaya:Yoshihisa Kawahara


Akikan! Kan-Ippatsu!!? On-sen Panic



Synopsis:
Kakeru and his Akikan, spirit of canned drink Melon and their colleague went for hot spring trip. While Melon makes a fuss about her master being not kind to her, suddenly the strongest antagonist Akikan Miku appear in the water bath.

Release Date:
Oct. 23.

Note:
To be attached to 9th volume of original light novel "Akikan!"

Staff:
Original Story:Riku Ranjyo("Akikan!")/Original Illustration: Hiro Suzuhira
Director:Yuji Himaki/Series Composition:Hideaki Koyasu/Screenplay, Hideaki Koyasu, Kenji Suzuhara, Sawako Hirabayashi, Osamu Segawa/Character Design, Chief Animation Direcftor: Ryo Tanaka/Artworks: Katufumi Haryu/Color Composition: Sachiko Harada/Filming: Yoshiaki Oguma/Editor: Kazuhiko Seki/Sound Director: Takeshi Takadera/Music:Nijine/Production: Brain's Base

Cast of Voice:
Kakeru Daichi:Jun Fukuyama/Melon:Sayaka Narita/Najimi Tenkuji:Aki Toyosaki/Ale:Mamiko Noto/Budoko:Aoi Yuki/Yurika Kochikaze:Aiko Okubo/Goro Amaji:Nobuhiko Okamoto/Hidehiko Otoya:Ryotaro Okiayu/Airin Kisaki:Megumi Toyoguchi/Misaki Miyashita:Ryo Hirohashi/Miku:Megumi Nakajima


Shakugan No ShanaS



Synopsis:
Yuji Sakai was just an ordinary highschool boy but upon meeting mysterious girl Shana, he is taken in on fight with monsters called "Crimson Denizens" on their journey to an abandoned department store for the legacy treasure of Friagne, the "Lord of Crimson Realm". But Yuji misfires the power of the treasure. Exchanging minds, Shana and Yuji end up in each other's body.

Release Date:
Vol.1: Oct. 23

Note:
Aired twice as TV anime in 2005 and 2007, then adapted to OVA in 2006 and theatrical movie in 2007. It's surely one of the most popular francchise ane now coming to OVA. 4 volumes are scheduled on both DVD and Blu-ray. Also contains special video program "Shakugan no Shana Tan"

Staffs:
Original Story, Supervisor: Yashitiro Takahashi("Shakugan no Shana" franchise)/ Original Illustration: Noizi Ito/Director: Takashi Watanabe

cast of Voice:
Shana:Rie Kugimiya/Yuji Sakai:Satoshi Hino/Alastor:Masashi Ebara/Kazumi Yoshida:Ayako Kawasumi/Margery Daw:Hitomi Nabatame/Marcosias:Mitsuo Iwata/Wilhelmina Carmel:Shizuka Ito/Tiamat :Akeno Watanabe/Keisaku Satou:Kenji Nojima


BATON



Synopsis:
In future, Human immigrates to other planets and on planet Abel, human and robots coexist. One day, a blockade runner broke into territorial airspace of the planet. Apollo and Mikaru found that illegal immigrant and picked up a memory chip with myterious Operating System.

Release Date:
Oct. 27.

Note:
The anime was first published at "Kaikoku Haku Y 150", commemorating 150 anniversary of Yokohama port opening.

Staffs:
Produce:Shunji Iwai
Director:Ryuhei Kitamura/Screenplay:Shunji Iwai/Music:Morino Nobuhiko/Planning:Association for 150th Anniversary of the Opening of the Port of Yokohama/Production:Rock Well Eyes/Live Action Filming: Tsuburaya Production/Animation Production: Wild Bore Media

Cast of Voice:
Apollo:Hayato Ichihara/Mikaru:Aya Ueto/Newton:Ren Osugi/Saturn:Kane Kosugi/Hiroko:Mimura/Cypher:Tatsuya Fujiwara/Etsuro:Takeshi Naito/Medusa:Nora/Hiroyuki Watanabe/Kazushi Sakuraba/Masakatsu Funaki/IZAM/Kenji Kohashi/Monjour Kamayatsu

Main Theme: Tomoko Tane


AIKa ZERO



Synopsis:
Aika was injured during the investigation at St. Aero School and fell unconscious. Under the informal "order" from military headquarter, Aika infilrated again to mysterious underground facility of the shool. What Aika found there was the female students got mugged by huge tentacles.

Release Date:
Vol.2: Oct. 27

Note:
Third volume of much-panty-exposure OVA. The episode depicts the world 3 years after the second volume. Aika appears as 19 year old college student.

Staffs:
Original Story; Studio Fantasia, Bandai Visual
Director, Character Design: Noriyasu Yamauchi/ Screenplay: Kenichi Kanemaki/ Mechanic Design: Tomohiro Kawahara/ Color Composition: Emiko Okada/ Art Director: Hirotugu Koshirae/ Shooting Director: Yuji Tone/ Editor: Jyun Taguma/ Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama/ Music: Koichiro Kameyama/ Production: Studio Fantasia/ Production: Bandai Visual

Cast of Voice:
Aika Sumeragi:Ami Koshimizu/Eri Maumi:Misato Fukuen/Karen Minano:Mamiko Noto/Miyu Shiratori:Yuko Goto/Rin Shiragiku:Mikako Takahashi/Kana Shiraishi:Asami Shimoda/Captain:Takaya Kuroda/Risako Nagisa:Natsuko Kuwatani/Neena Hagen:Hoko Kuwashima/Rudolph Hagen:Kosuke Okano/Gozo Aida:Akio Otsuka


To Love Ru - Trouble -



Synopsis:
Rito and his friends wandered into the RPG-like world where Princess Lala is taken hostage by Great Satan. With Haruna, Yui, Mikan, Rito searched for Great Satan and princess Lala but found no clue.

Release Date:
Attached to 16th volume of "To Love Ru - Trouble -" comic book: Nov. 4.

Note:
4th OVA of manga serialized from 2006 to 2009 on Weekly Shonen Jump. Following the second volume, original manga writer Saki Hasemi do screenplay.

Staffs:
Original Story: Kentaro Yabuki("To Love Ru - Trouble -"), Saki Hasemi
Planning: Kazuhiko Torishima, Kenichiro Hori, Akihiro Kawamura, Yoshihisa Nakayama, Yukinao Shimoji/Director, screenplay, storyboard: Takao Kato/ Screenplay: Akatsuki Yamatoya/ Character Design, Chief Art Director: Yuichi Oka/ Prop Design: Takuya Matsumura/ Shooting Director: Yuki Kudo/ Art Director: Keito Watanabe/ Color Composition: Natsuyo Ban/ Sound Director: Masafumi Mitsuma/ Editor: Naoki Watanabe/ Producer: Makoto Oyoshi, Masanori Goro, Nobuhiro nakayama, Gou Tanaka, Hiroyuki Yonemura, Takanori Chino/ Executive Producer: Naoki Watanabe/ Animation Production: XEBEC/ Production: Trouble Production Comittee

Cast Of Voice
Rito Yuki:Akeno Watanabe/Lala Saturin Deviluke:Haruka Tomatsu/Haruna Sairenji:Sayuri Yahagi/Peke:Satomi Arai/Mikan Yuki:Kana Hanazawa/Saki Tenjohin:Ayako Kawasumi/Yui Kotegawa:Kaori Nazuka/Lun:Fuyuka Oura/Golden Darkness:Misato Fukuen/Shizuka Murasame:Mamiko Noto/Nana Asuta Deviluke:Kanae Ito/Momo Belia Deviluke:Aki Toyosaki


kiss×sis



Synopsis:
Middle School boy Keita and his twin bishoujyo step sisters Ako and Riko don't really get along at first. But through the sisters' dedication on cramming him for highschool entrance exam, Keita gradually began to like them, which soon became "forbidden relationship"...

Release Date:
Attached to kissXsis manga book Vol.5 Nov. 20.

Note:
The second DVD attached to manga KissXsis by Ditama Bou. This DVD volume contains the famous scene from managa which brought big-bang feedback.

Staffs:
Original Story: Ditama Bou("KissXsis")
Director: Munenori Nawa/Character Designs:Tomoyuki Shimoya/Assistant Design:Kuniaki Masuda/Chief Animation Director:Tomoyuki Shimoya, Kuniaki Masuda/COlor Composition:Naoko Sato/Art Director:Naoko Kosakabe/Sound Director:Hiromi Kikuta/Animation Production:Feel.

Cast Of Voice:
Ako Suminoe:Anaya Taketatsu/Riko Suminoe:Yuiko Tatsumi/Keita Suminoe:Ken Takeuchi/Father:Tomoyuki Shimura/Mother:Tomoe Hanba


OVA Kanokon -Mid Summer Carnival-



Synopsis
Arcadian boy Kota Oyamada and Chizuru Minamoto, female werefox attend to same highschool. This is an episode of first summer vacation as lovers.

Relase Date:
Kanokon -Mid Summer Carnival: Prequel- Nov. 25
Kanokon -Mid Summer Carnival: Sequel- Dec. 22

Note:
The original anime started in 2008 but since some depiction was "too sexual", distribution on Internet was cancelled. Originally it's one of the most "boundary-pushing" light novel and now it's coming to OVA. AT-X airs volume one on 25:00 Oct. 4 and volume two on 25:00 Oct. 11.

Figures from “Kanokon”, the Anime Banned for Too Much Smut -WONDER FESTIVAL 2009 [SUMMER] - GIGAZINE

Staffs:
Original story: Katsumi Nishino("Kanokon" franchise by Media Factory)/ Original Character Design: Koin
Director: Atushi Otsuki/ Series Composition: Masashi Suzuki/ Screenplay: Rie Oga/ Character Designs, Chief Art Director: Akio Takami/ Color Composition: Shin Suzuki/ Prop Design: Kyoko Takeya/Art Design: Yoshinori Shiozawa/ Art Director: Toshihiro Kohama/ Shooting Director: Tomoyuki Nakata/ Editor: Naoki Watanabe/ Sound Direcctor: Toshihiko Nakajima/ Sound Production: Techno Sound/ SOund Tracks: Tsuyoshi Ito/ Music Production: 5pb./Animation Production: XEBEC/ Production: Kanokon-R Production Comittee

Cast of Voice
Kota Oyamada:Mamiko Noto/Chizuru Minamoto:Ayako Kawasumi/Nozomu Ezomori:Miyu Takeuchi/Tayura Miyamoto:Toshiyuki Toyonaga/Akane Asahina:Chiwa Saito/Yuki Sasamori:Saori Seto/Kiriko Takana:Ui Miyazaki

OP: Yui Sakakibara "Komore Bi no Soldino(Soldino in sunbeams streaming through leaves)"
ED: Ui Miyazaki "Lupinasu - Wind of Happiness"


Denpa teki na Kanojo - Koufuku Game -



Synopsis:
Hoodlum boy Jyu Jyusawa become the victim of indiscriminant harassment including being accused of groping. Irritated by escalating harrasments, Jyu starts to find out who's behind.

Release Date:
Dec. 4th.

Note:
The 2nd episode of OVA. To be attaached to Volume 4 of the novel "Denpa teki na Kanojo".

Staffs:
Original Novels: Kentaro Katayama/Original Illustration: Yamato Yamamot
Director: Mamoru Kobe/Series Composition, Screenplay:Hiroyuki Yoshino/Character Designs:Tiyuki Tanaka/Art Director: Sei Ito/Sound Director: Katsunori Shimizu/Music: Kaji;m/Production: Brain's Base

Cast of Voice:
Jyu Jyusawa:Yoshimasa Hosoya/Ame Ochibana:Ryo Hirohashi/Hikari Ochibana:Kozue Yoshizumi/Kazuko Ayase:Ami Koshimizu/Kaori Shiraishi:Kana Ueda/Yukihime Kirishima:Mai Nakahara/Madoka Endo:Mitsuki Saiga/Nao Hirose:Eri Kitamura

Theme Song:Rumika "door"


Ai no Kusabi



Synopsis:
-"Law of Causality" is the name of the disaster.
Iason, an elite cyborg living in computer-controlled city and Riki living in slum has made an accidental meeting. Though they are conflicting, they gradually grow relationship as a master and a slave.

Release Date:
Autumn 2009.

Note:
Breaking 20 years silence, original stafff re-produced whole episodes. 13 Episodes in total.

Staffs:
Original Story, Composition, Screenplay: Katsumi Michihara/ Director: Katsuhito Akiyama/ Character Designs, Chief Art Director: Naoyuki Onda/ Sound Director: Nobuyuki Abe/ Animation Production: AIC/ Production: Ken Media

Cast of Voice:
Riki:Kentaro Ito/Iason:Toru Okawa/Catze:Shinichiro Miki/Guy:Kosuke Toriumi

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