News of the Day – 12/01/18

Author: Gabriel Persechino-Forest     Published: January 12th, 2018

Grand Blue Dreaming Anime Possibly in the Works

A now gone announcement for future Avex Pictures works to be unveiled at AnimeJapan 2018 included a Grand Blue Dreaming anime adaptation. As of now, the status of a potential anime series is uncertain.

Source: Yaraon! and Article Image: Grand Blue Dreaming volume 5 cover

 

Mikochi OVA Announced

The anime Hakumei and Mikochi revealed through its DVD/BD details that the physical release will come with a 24 minute OVA.

Source: Ota-Suke

 

Dragon Ball Café and Dinner

For a limited time, a Dragon Ball café and dinner has opened in multiple locations to offer authentic Chinese meals inspired by the franchise itself.

Source: Official Website

 

Devilman Crybaby Uncensored in UK

Devilman Crybaby has its BBFC rating of “18” confirmed but at least was passed uncut; reassuring fans in the UK who are familiar with the censorship body and have come to expect such arbitrary rulings as censoring the second season of Code Geass for “Encouraging an interest in underage sexual activity” but passing Strike Witches uncut. At least, Devilman is spared the random fit of the BBFC, for now it would seem.

Source: BBFC

 

Otaku Coin Adds Interesting Members to Committee

The upcoming crypto currency Otaku Coin has welcomed Oculus Rift creator Palmer Lucky and Anime News Netowrk CEO Christopher MacDonald. The currency’s ambassador has been revealed as YouTuber Kizuna AI.

Source: Anime! Anime!

 

Opening Confirmed for Cutie Honey

The theme song for the upcoming Cutie Honey Universe series’ opening has been revealed to be performed by idol unit AOP.

Source: Series’ Twitter

 

K-Pop Makes Transition to Anime

The South Korean pop group TWICE just made a new music video in which they appear in both their real forms and their new anime forms.

Source: Music Natalie

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