Announcements at Sakura-Con

Sakura-Con is taking place this weekend, and announcements are being made at industry panels. I will be updating this post over the weekend, so keep watching for updates.

Aniplex of America

  • Aniplex of America announced at its panel that it will offer a simulcast for PERSONA 5 the Animation on Crunchyroll and Hulu in the United States, starting on April 7, 2018.
  • The company also announced that it will offer a simulcast for Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online on Crunchyroll and Hulu in the United States, starting on April 7, 2018.
  • The company announced that will release The irregular at magic high school The Movie: The Girl Who Summons the Stars anime film on Blu-ray Disc on July 10, 2018. The release will include box illustrations by original character designer Kana Ishida and illustration cards.
  • It was also announced that its third and final Owarimonogatari Blu-ray Disc box set is scheduled to be released on June 26, 2018.
  • Aniplex of America announced that it will release the Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu anime on a dual-language Blu-ray Disc box set. Pre-orders are currently open, and the box set will be released on July 10, 2018. The box set includes animated bonus content, a deluxe booklet, bonus soundtrack CD, and illustrated postcards. The company also announced the English dub cast.

FUNimation Entertainment

  • The company announced that it has licensed the Assassination Classroom the Movie: 365 Days’ Time anime film. FUNimation plans to release it directly on home video on July 3, 2018.
  • It was also announced that FUNimation has licensed the Garo: Divine Flame anime film. The company plans to release the film direct to video later in 2018.

Pony Canyon USA

  • The company announced at its panel that the Fist of the Blue Sky Regenesis anime will premiere on Crunchyroll on April 2, 2018.

Yen Press

  • Yen Press announced at their panel that the company has licenses the following manga titles: Hakumei and Mikochi by Takuto Kashiki, Chio-chan no Tsūgakuro by Tadataka Kawasaki, Interspecies Reviewers by Amahara and masha, and Choujin-Kokoseitachi wa Isekai demo Yoyu de Ikinuku Yodesu! by Sakuraneko.

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

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