Aniplex of America has announced that it will host the United States premiere of the Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl (Seishun Buta Yarō wa Yume-Miru Shōjo no Yume wo Minai) anime film, at Anime Expo on July 7, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl premiered in Japan on June 15, 2019.
Anime Expo will be taking place July 4-7, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
Aniplex of America has announced that it will screen Cencoroll Connect, a special joint screening of director Atsuya Uki’s first Cencoroll film short and the Cencoroll 2 sequel, at Anime Expo on July 4, 2019. The company originally said that it would screen the film in Summer 2019, but then stated that it is screening the film in “the U.S. for one night only at” Anime Expo.
The Cencoroll Connect screening in Japan will open in six theaters on June 29, 2019.
Aniplex of America has announced that it has licensed the Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? (Tsūjō Kōgeki ga Zentai Kōgeki de Ni-kai Kōgeki no Okā-san wa Suki desu ka?) anime, and it will simulcast the series beginning in July 2019.
Yoshiaki Iwasaki is directing the anime at J.C. Staff. Deko Akao is handling the series composition, and Yohei Yaegashi is designing the characters for animation. Keiji Inai is composing the music.
Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on July 12, 2019.
Aniplex of America has announced at its panel at Anime Central that it will release a complete Blu-ray Disc box set for the Sword Art Online II television anime series.
The set will feature Japanese and English audio tracks and English and Spanish subtitles. Bonus content includes audio commentary, textless openings and endings, the “Sword Art Offline 2” anime short, web previews, a mini pinup poster, and a box with illustration by Shingo Adachi.
The release will include seven Blu-ray Discs and is scheduled to ship on September 24, 2019. The set will have a store price of US$159.98.
Aniplex of America has announced at its panel at Anime Central that it will release the Cells at Work! anime in a Blu-ray Disc box set with an English dub on August 27, 2019. The three-disc release will include the 13-episode television anime series and five animated shorts that have never been released in the United States. The release is now available for pre-order through The Right Stuf International. The set will include an English dub for the opening theme song “Mission! Health Comes First.”
The English cast includes:
- Cherami Leigh is Red Blood Cell
- Billy Kametz is White Blood Cell (Neutrophil)
- Robbie Daymond is Killer T Cell
- Laura Post is Macrophage
- Xanthe Huynh is Platelet
- Griffin Burns is Dendritic Cell
- Erica Mendez is Regulatory T Cell
- Ray Chase is Helper T Cell
- Kayli Mills is Eosinophil
- Morgan Berry is NK Cell
- Erik Kimerer is B Cell
Christian La Monte is directing.
Aniplex of America has announced that it has licensed the anime of Taishi Tsutsui’s We Never Learn (Boku-tachi wa Benkyō ga Dekinai) manga and Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga. Both series will debut on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and FunimationNow on April 6, 2019.
We Never Learn: BOKUBEN is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on April 7, 2019.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on April 6, 2019.
Aniplex of America has confirmed with Anime News Network that 14 of its releases will go out of print. Aniplex of America did not specify when the items will go out of print.
- Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga Volume 1 Blu-ray Disc
- Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga Volume 1 DVD
- Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga Volume 2 Blu-ray Disc
- Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga Volume 2 DVD
- Charlotte Volume 1 Blu-ray Disc
- Charlotte Volume 2 Blu-ray Disc
- DRRR!! The Greatest Hits Sweet Strange Memories CD (Import)
- DRRRWRAPPING!! DRRR!! Best CD/DVD (Import)
- Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Limited Edition Blu-ray Disc Box Set 1
- Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Limited Edition Blu-ray Disc Box Set 2
- Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale OST CD (Import)
- Utamonogatari: Monogatari Series Theme Song Compilation Album Limited Edition (Import)
- WWW.WAGNARIA!! Volume 1 Blu-ray Disc
- WWW.WAGNARIA!! Volume 2 Blu-ray Disc
Anime News Network also asked Aniplex of America about several of the other titles listed on Right Stuf as being out of print, and Aniplex of America responded that “certain items will be out of print, but not necessarily those titles.”