Announcements at Anime Boston 2017

Instead of making individual posts for each company’s announcements, I will be updating this blog post over the course of the weekend. Please watch this post for announcements.

Aniplex of America

  • The company will begin simulcasting the Eromanga Sensei anime on April 8, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The stream will be available on Crunchyroll, Daisuki, and Amazon’s Anime Strike.
  • Kizumonogatari Part 2: Nekketsu will be released on Blu-ray Disc on May 9, 2017. The release will include a promotional video and commercial collection, soundtrack, booklets, and postcard set.

FUNimation Entertainment

  • The company has announced that it has licensed the Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic anime film. The company plans to screen the film in a limited theatrical release in North America later in 2017.
  • The company will release the Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches anime series on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in July 2017.
  • FUNimation will stream a simuldub of the Sakura Quest anime series, and that the simuldub will premiere on May 4, 2017.

Sentai Filmworks

  • The company announced that it has licensed the following anime films: Love, Chunibyo, & Other Delusions: Rikka Takanashi Version, Tamako Love Story, and both the Beyond the Boundary -I’LL BE HERE- Past and Beyond the Boundary -I’LL BE HERE- Future films.

VIZ Media

  • VIZ Media announced that it will release Abi Umeda’s Children of the Whales and Maki Enjōji SP Baby manga, as well as NisiOisin and Hikaru Nakamura’s Jūni Taisen: Zodiac Warriors light novel. The company will also release the Tokyo Ghoul Illustrations: Zakki art book and the Shiver: Junji Ito Selected Stories book, both of which are scheduled for Winter 2018.
  • The company will release the first volumes of the Naruto: Chibi Sasuke’s Sharingan Legend, Astra Lost in Space, and The Promised Neverland digitally and in print. In addition, it will release ēlDLIVE, The Emperor and I, and Tokyo Ghoul: Jack digitally. Astra Lost in Space and The Promised Neverland are scheduled for Winter 2018. VIZ Media is already offering chapters from these series online.
  • The company will release Death Note in an all-in-one edition in August 2017. The release will be the same as the Japanese edition, which is 2,400 pages and includes a special story that ran in Weekly Shonen Jump in November 2008 to commemorate the release of the third Death Note movie, L: Change the World.
  • VIZ Media announced that its stream of the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime will premiere on its website on April 12, 2017. Hulu and Crunchyroll will stream the series beginning on April 5, 2017.

Source: ANN
Source: ANN
Source: ANN

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