Manga creator Kenshiro Sakamoto has revealed on his Twitter account that he will end the Fairy Tail: Happy’s Heroic Adventure (Fairy Tail: Happy no Daibōken) spin-off manga in its next chapter on April 2, 2020.
Sakamoto launched the manga on Kodansha’s Magazine Pocket manga app in July 2018.
Kodansha Comics is releasing the manga digitally in English.
FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it has added the following anime films to its catalog:
- Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry
- High Speed! -Free! Starting Days-
- Free! The Movie -Timeless Medley- the Bond
- Free! The Movie -Timeless Medley- the Promise
- Free! -Take Your Marks-
The Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry anime film will stream in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.
The four Free! anime films will stream in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.
Hulu has announced on Tuesday that it will add the following anime in coming weeks:
- Steins;Gate (dubbed) — February 8, 2019
- Fairy Tail Season 9, episodes 1-13 (dubbed) — February 8, 2019
- Code Geass Seasons 1 and 2 (subtitled and dubbed) — February 15, 2019
- Outlaw Star (subtitled and dubbed) — February 15, 2019
- Drifters (subtitled and dubbed) — March 1, 2019
In addition, Hulu also announced that it will add the second season of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans with the English dub on April 2, 2019.
The cast for the Alvarez Empire Military has been announced:
- Yoshito Yasuhara is August
- Tomoaki Maeno is Invel
- Manami Numakura is Brandish μ the Country Demolisher
- Natsumi Fujiwara is Dimaria Yesta
- Hiromichi Tezuka is Ajeel Raml
- Tomohiro Yamaguchi is Marin Hollow
The latest and final anime season based on Hiro Mashima’s manga premiered in Japan on October 7, 2018, and Crunchyroll and FUNimation Entertainment are streaming the anime with English subtitles. FUNimation also began streaming the English dub on October 29, 2018.
FUNimation Entertainment has announced the English cast for the final season of the Fairy Tail anime:
- Todd Haberkorn is Natsu
- Cherami Leigh is Lucy and Anna
- Tia Ballard is Happy
- Jad Saxton is Carla
- Colleen Clinkenbeard is Erza
- Newton Pittman is Gray
- Brina Palencia is Juvia
- Jerry Jewel is Lyon
- Casey Casper is Ohba
- Cory Phillips is Orochi Tamer
- Alison Viktorin is Shelia
- Giovannie Cruz is Shelia (Song)
- Chad Halbrook is Toby
- Brittney Karbowski is Wendy and Wendy (Song)
- Anthony Bowling is Yuka
Casey Casper is replacing Juli Erickson (who is retired) as Ohba. While Alison Viktorin is still voicing Sheila, Giovannie Cruz is singing for the character.
Kyle Phillips is directing.
FUNimation will begin streaming the dub on FunimationNow on October 29, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. EDT.
The official Twitter account for Kodansha’s Magazine Pocket manga app has announced that the app will launch Ushio Andō’s Fairy Tail City Hero spin-off manga for Hiro Mashima’s Fairy Tail on October 26, 2018.
Atsuo Ueda launched a sequel manga for Fairy Tail titled Fairy Tail 100 Years Quest in Magazine Pocket on July 25, 2018, while Kenshiro Sakamoto launched the Fairy Tail: Happy no Daibōken spin-off manga on the same platform on July 26, 2018.
Mashima’s Fairy Tail manga launched in 2006 and ended in July 2017.
FUNimation Entertainment has announced the premiere dates for its English-language simuldubs of the Fall 2018 anime season. The premiere dates are (all times at 4:00 p.m. EDT unless otherwise specified):
- Double Decker! Doug & Kirill — September 30, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. EDT
- SSSS.Gridman — October 6, 2018 at 1:40 p.m. EDT
- Tokyo Ghoul:re Part 2 — October 16, 2018
- RErideD: Derrida, who leaps through time — October 22, 2018
- That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime — October 22, 2018
- Space Battleship Tiramisu Zwei — October 23, 2018
- Goblin Slayer — October 25, 2018
- Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight — October 25, 2018
- Radiant — October 27, 2018
- Zombie Land Saga — October 28, 2018
- Fairy Tail Final Season — October 29, 2018
- Ace Attorney Season 2 — October 30, 2018
- Golden Kamuy Season 2 — October 31, 2018
- Senran Kagura Shinovi Master — November 1, 2018
The dub premiere dates for Double Decker! Doug & Kirll and SSSS.Gridman are the same as their respective broadcast premiere dates in Japan. In the case of Tokyo Ghoul:re, there will be only a week’s delay between the subtitled version and the dubbed version.
The company also noted that it will have more simuldub titles to announce.
In addition, FUNimation will stream English-subtitled simulcasts of Fairy Tail and Tokyo Ghoul:re, beginning on October 6, 2018 and October 9, 2018, respectively. The company is also continuing its simuldub of Black Clover and its simulcast of One Piece.
FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will stream the “final” Fairy Tail anime series both in Japanese with English subtitles and with an English dub. The subtitled version will premiere on FUNimation’s streaming service on October 6, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. EDT. The English dub will premiere on October 29, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. EDT.
Crunchyroll will also simulcast the anime with English subtitles.
The new Fairy Tail anime is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on October 7, 2018.
Crunchyroll has announced that it will simulcast Thunderbolt Fantasy Sword Seekers, Jingai-san no Yome, Fist of the Blue Sky Regenesis 2, Xuan Yuan Sword Luminary, and the “final series” of Fairy Tail during the Fall 2018 anime season.
Thunderbolt Fantasy Sword Seekers (Thunderbolt Fantasy: Tōriken Yūki 2) will be available worldwide to users outside of Asia. The show is scheduled to premiere in Japan on October 1, 2018.
Jingai-san no Yome will be available worldwide to users outside of Asia. The anime is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on October 3, 2018.
Fist of the Blue Sky: Regenesis 2 will be available in North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and English-speaking European countries. The season will debut in scheduled to premiere in Japan on Amazon Prime Video on October 1, 2018, one week before the television broadcasts begin on October 8, 2018.
Xuan Yuan Sword Luminary will be available worldwide to users outside of Asia.
The “final series” of Fairy Tail is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on October 7, 2018.
FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will stream the “final series” of the Fairy Tail anime during Fall 2018. The series is listed on FUNimation’s simuldub lineup, but the company did not confirm whether it will offer an English-subtitled version as it has for previous seasons.
The main staff are all returning from the second and most recent television anime. Shinji Ishihira is directing at A-1 Pictures and Bridge, Masashi Sogo is handling series composition, and Shinji Takeuchi and Toshihiko Sano are designing the characters. Yasuharu Takanashi is composing the music.
The anime is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on October 7, 2018.