Welcome to the 21th AFmodDB news article
This weeks content:
* Real Life
===== Anime =====
Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. Movie goes 3D
Kenji Kamiyama and Production I.G's Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: Solid State Society just announced that GITS: SAC movie will be converted into stereoscopic 3D.
Kamiyama (director) himself is overseeing the conversion, and I.G will also add a brand new opening sequence.
The movie will premiere at March 26, 2011.
Shinryaku! Ika Musume official blog for the television anime series just announced that the 5th and 6th DVD's will include "Mini Ika-Musume" side-story episodes.
On the original series: "The sea in our world has been polluted. All sorts of trash were thrown into the sea, making it unpleasant deep under the sea. One of the inhabitants of the sea, Ika Musume (Squid Girl) seeks to exact revenge on humanity for throwing trash into the sea. Clueless about the surface, she seeks to invade humanity alone, trying to rule over the world, only to find herself slaving away at one of the nearest beach-houses for breaking a side of its wall." ( Myanimelist.net )
The fifth volume will ship on April 20, 2011, and the sixth will ship on May 18, 2011.
Ichijinsha's Monthly Comic Rex magazine announced that Take Moon anime adaptation is on the works and that Seiji Kishi (Angel Beats!) will be directing it.
The official site of Jump Square announced that Blue Exorcist manga received green light for the production of the anime adaptation.
"This world consists of two dimensions joined as one, like a mirror. The first is the world in which the humans live, Assiah. The other is the world of demons, Gehenna. Ordinarily, travel between the two, and indeed any kind of contact between the two, is impossible. However the demons can pass over into this world by possessing anything that exist within it. Satan the god of demons, but there's one thing that he doesn't have, and that's a substance in the human world that is powerful enough to contain him!! For that purpose he created Rin, his son from a human woman, but will is son agree to his plans? Or will he become something else...? An exorcist?"
===== Teasers =====
The official site of Angel Beast! started streaming a second preview of the special episode "Stairway to Heaven".
The 7th DVD of the anime will ship with this unaired special, along with the 13th and final tv episode and yet "another epilogue", on December 22.
TBS, the Japanese Television Station began streamig a 92sec. teaser for Infinite Stratos.
Japan engineered an armed powered exoskeleton "Infinite Stratos" (IS) and it became the mainstream of weapons. Since only women can operate IS, women dominate the society over men. Orimura Ichika is a 15 year old boy and accidentally touches an IS placed in the IS pilot training school. He is found to be the only man who can operate IS and forced to enter the training school. Ichika's busy school life surrounded by girls has begun. ( Myanimelist.net )
Kadokawa Anime Channel on the YouTube started streaming a 1 min. long promotional video of Nichijou Epidose 0.
The sixth volume of Nichijou comedy manga will bundle a limited-edition DVD with this 20 min. long episode on March 12, 2011.
The official site of Mitsudomoe began streaming a third promo video of the animes 2nd season.
"The 11 year old Marui triplets could not be any more different. The oldest one, Mitsuba, is sadistic and kind of mature for her age. The middle one, Futaba, is perverted and very athletic and has the strength of a full-grown man. The youngest one, Hitoha, is generally very quiet and gentle but when push comes to shove, she might just be the strongest, the most perverted and the most sadistic out of the three.
The three are all in the same class, led by the newly graduated teacher Yabe Satoshi. He usually gets pushed around by the girls and, on occasion, abused but the triplets also try to lead him and the new school nurse, the clumsy Kuriyama Aiko, together. However, Yabe had no intention of dating Aiko and the methods the triplets use to accomplish their goal are highly unorthodox... " ( Myanimelist.net )
Rio - Rainbow Gate!
Rio - Rainbow Gate! official site, started streaming a 100 sec. video of the anime.
The anime features Rio Rollins, a casino dealer, who has starred in several pachi-slo (pachinko parlor-style slot machine) games from Net and Temco.
The anime will premiere in Japan on January 4, 2011.
===== Real Live =====
Hellsing Director Umanosuke Iida Passes Away
Jun Kamiya, anime director, reported on his Twitter account on Saturday that fellow director Umanosuke Iida had passed away.
Umanosuke Iida had directed the Hellsing, Tide-Line Blue, Mighty Space Miners, and CB Chara Nagai Go World anime projects. He had assumed the directorial reins of Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team after the first director of that anime, Takeyuki Kanda, passed away suddenly during production.
Iida also drew storyboards for The Big O, Birdy the Mighty Decode, Brave King GaoGaiGar Final Grand Glorious Gathering, Cowboy Bebop, Gin Rei, and Shangri-La.
===== Games =====
Black★Rock Shooter ~ The Game ~
Imageepoch, Japanese game developer announced that the anime studio ufotable will be animating sequences in Black Rock Shooter The Game.
"The story is set in 2051, 19 years after alien "Apostles" launched a war that reduced mankind to just 12 survivors.
The ultimate weapon, Black Rock Shooter, awakens to face off against the seven Apostles and their countless mecha."
The game story is beign written by Kazushige Nojima (Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children) the scenario based on huke's original story and character designs.
The game is scheduled for 2011 Summer for the Sony PSP portable.