Life Lessons of Uramichi-Oniisan Anime Delayed From 2020 to 2021 Due to COVID-19

The official website for the Life Lessons of Uramichi-Oniisan (Uramichi Oniisan) anime has announced that the anime has been delayed from its scheduled 2020 premiere. The website cited “production issues” as the reason, and stated that the anime is now scheduled for 2021. The website will announce more details as soon as they are decided.

Nobuyoshi Nagayama is directing the anime at Studio Blanc. Touko Machida is overseeing the series scripts, Mizuki Takahashi is designing the characters, and Kei Haneoka is composing the music.

Source: ANN

Kodansha Comics’ and Vertical Comics’ Announcements at Anime NYC

Kodansha Comics and Vertical Comics announced new manga licenses during their Anime NYC panel.

Kodansha announced that it will release the following manga digitally:

  • Aki Amasawa’s To Write Your Words (Kuchiutsusu) Volume 1 [scheduled to be released on December 3, 2019]
  • Yukari Takinami’s Ex-Enshusiasts: Motokare Mania (Motokare Mania) Volume 1 [scheduled to be released on December 1, 2019]
  • Naru Narumi’s Watari-kun’s ***** is About to Collapse (Watari-kun no xx ga Hōkaisunzen) Volume 1 [scheduled to be released on December 17, 2019]
  • Akiko Higashimura’s Tokyo Tarareba Girls Returns (Tokyo Tareba Musume Returns) Volume 1 [scheduled to be released on December 24, 2019]
  • Atsuko Nanba’s To Be Next to you (Tonari no Atashi) Volume 1 [scheduled to be released on December 31, 2019]
  • Atsuko Nanba’s That Blue Summer (Ao-Natsu) Volume 1 [scheduled to be released on January 7, 2020]
  • Kei Sasuga’s GE – Good Ending Volume 1 [scheduled to be released on January 14, 2020]
  • Nanase’s MabuSasa Volume 1 [scheduled to be released on January 21, 2020]
  • Uri Sagata’s Let’s Kiss in Secret Tomorrow (Ashita, Naisho no Kiss Shiyо̄) [scheduled to begin release on February 4, 2020]
  • Nikki Asada’s The Dorm of Love and Secrets (Koi to Himitsu no Gakuseiryо̄) [scheduled to begin release on February 11, 2020]
  • Shin Shinmoto’s I’ll Win You Over, Senpai! (Senpai! Ima Kara Kokurimasu!) [scheduled to begin release on February 18, 2020]
  • Haruki Mitsui’s I Fell in Love After School (Hо̄kago, Koi Shita) [scheduled to begin release on February 25, 2020]

Kodansha announced that it will release the following manga in print:

  • Eku Takeshima’s Whisper Me a Love Song (Sasayaku yō ni Koi wo Utau) [scheduled to be released in Fall 2020]
  • Tsubasa Yamaguchi’s Blue Period [scheduled to be released in Fall 2020]
  • Gaku Kuze’s Life Lessons of Uramichi-Oniisan (Uramichi Oniisan) [scheduled to be released in Fall 2020]
  • Hebi-Zou, Tsuta Suzuki, and TARAKO’s Heaven’s Design Team (Tenchi Sōzō Design-bu) [scheduled to be released in Fall 2020]

Vertical announced the following manga releases:

  • Complete box set of Kanata Konami’s Chi’s Sweet Home manga that includes four volumes, a box set case, and a “cute Chi bonus item” [scheduled to be released in June 2020]
  • NisiOisin and Suzuka Oda’s Bishōnen Tanteidan (Pretty Boy Detective Club) manga [scheduled to be released in Fall 2020]

Source: ANN