Announcements at Anime Weekend Atlanta 2017

Anime Weekend Atlanta is taking place this weekend, and this blog post will be gathering all of the announcements made at the convention in one spot. Please keep an eye on this post over the weekend for updates.

Aniplex of America

  • The English cast was announced for the March comes in like a lion anime.
  • The company will release the first season of the March comes in like a lion anime in two Blu-ray Disc box sets with an English dub and subtitles. The first set will include Episodes 1-11, and will ship on December 19, 2017. The release will include a textless opening and ending, a trailer and commercial, the “Meow Shogi” song, the “Moving Meow Shogi” special, a booklet, a box, and a package illustrated by Nobuhiro Sugiyama. The second Blu-ray Disc set will include Episodes 12-22, and will ship on April 10, 2018. The release will include a textless opening and ending, nine “Moving Meow Shogi” specials, the second season announcement video, a booklet, a box, and a package illustrated by Nobuhiro Sugiyama. The box sets each retail for US$159.98 with a store price of US$129.98.
  • Aniplex of America announced that it has licensed the second season of the March comes in like a lion anime.
  • The company also announced that it will release imports of two Durarara!! CD sets: DRRRWRAPPING!! DRRR!! BEST CD & DVD Combo and DRRR!! The Greatest Hits – Sweet Strange Memories. The first CD set has two CDs with 10 tracks of some of the opening and ending songs from both Durarara!! and Durarara!!×2. The second CD set features two CDs with the soundtracks from Durarara!! and Durarara!!×2 by Makoto Yoshimori. Both CD sets will ship on October 10, 2017.
  • The company also announced that it will stream the English dubs of the anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day and God Eater anime exclusively on Verizon Media’s go90 streaming service starting in October 2017. The company also plans to stream Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Sword Art Online, Gurren Lagann, and Fate/Zero on the service.

Crunchyroll

  • Crunchyroll announced at its Anime Weekend Atlanta panel that the site will begin streaming the Sengoku Night Blood anime worldwide outside of Asia on October 3, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. EDT.
  • The site also announced it will begin streaming the Love is Like a Cocktail anime worldwide outside of Asia on October 3, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. EDT.

VIZ Media

  • VIZ Media announced at its Anime Weekend Atlanta panel that it has licensed Kagiji Kumanomata’s Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle manga and plans to release the first volume in Summer 2018.
  • The company also announced at its panel that it has licensed the Infini-T Force television anime and film. VIZ’s Infini-T Force license includes digital streaming, electronic sell-through, home video, and merchandise for North America, Latin America and Oceania. It also includes theatrical distribution for the film. The first two episodes will premiere streaming on VIZ’s website on October 4, 2017.

Source: ANN
Source: ANN
Source: ANN
Source: ANN

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