Daily NOtaku News Round-Up – 24/07/2018

Hello and welcome to another informative Daily Round-Up! Today we’ll be starting things off with some otaku news.

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Avex Pictures revealed today a teaser visual and the premiere date for the “final series” of the Fairy Tail anime! The final series will be airing on TV Tokyo and their affiliated networks in October, with the main staff from the first season returning – with the exception of the secondary animation studio and character designers Shinji Takeuchi and Toshihiko Sano. Are you guys excited? Let us know in the comments down below!

Cygames Granblue Fantasy smartphone game revealed two more character designs for the Love Live! Sunshine!! collaboration that is being held via their official Twitter account. Both Aqours idol Riko Sakurauchi and Aqours idol Kanan Matsūra are characters from the Love Live! Sunshine!! series.

Additionally, the game’s staff also announced an upcoming collaboration event for Futari wa Precure/Pretty Cure for October, as well as a new side story for the collaboration with the Tales of Asteria smartphone game.

Tokyopop announced during San Diego Comic-Con that they will be releasing a special Collector’s Edition of the Aria manga series. The volumes – which will be sold in a two-in-one omnibus volume style – will have colored pages and gold-foil cover embellishment. The first volume is slated for February 2019 release, and is actually a two-volume prequel manga called Aqua. Covers for the volumes can be viewed here.

The official website for the Touken Ranbu stage play Kashū Kiyomitsu Solo Performance revealed a new visual for the upcoming play as seen below.


The performance will take place in Tokyo on September 12th and 17th, Miyagi on September 20th and 21st,  Osaka on October 6th and 8th, and lastly in Hokkaido on October 13th.

The official Twitter account for the Waiting for Spring/Harumatsu Bokura live-action adaptation revealed two new visuals for the film today. The film is set for December 14th release.

The first visual features the protagonist Mizuki Haruno, while the second visual features the “four kings”.

If you thought My Hero Academia author Kōhei Horikoshi owning land on the moon in Bakugo’s name was cool, Twitter user @_allmight purchased a galaxy in All Might’s honor! The paperwork was presented to Kōhei Horikoshi during his visit to San Diego Comic-Con this year.

Man, I wonder what’s next? A meteor named Kirishima? A shooting star called Iida?

And lastly. The official Twitter account for the Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Gaiden smartphone game announced today that the game will be getting a manga adaptation by author Fujino Fuji and will be launching in the October issue of Hobunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Forward magazine this August 24th.

The new manga will have a colored opening page, and the September issue of the magazine will contain a preview.

And now on to the Nintendo side of things!

Hori unveiled three brand new additions to their Classic Controller for Nintendo Switch line, with Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and Pokémon themed GameCube controllers hitting shelves in October. More details can be read here!

All you Switch pirates trying to play pirated games better be careful, because a user on GBATemp has posted a warning in regards about not paying for the official SX OS and using a pirated version of the hack. You can read more about it here, but in the short, the pirated version of SX OS is bricking Switch consoles once installed!

We here at NintendOtaku do not condone piracy, but please be careful if you are into the hacking scene.

And finally, Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two will be mining its way into the Switch eShop on August 7th, according to the estimated release date on the US eShop. The game will include all five episodes of Season Two and cost $39.99.

And that’s it for today! As always if we missed anything or if you have any feedback or suggestions then feel free to leave a comment down below!

Thanks for Reading!

-Kanoa Howell


Further Reading/Sources

Final Fairy Tail TV Anime Reveals Visual, Confirms October Premiere: https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-07-24/final-fairy-tail-tv-anime-reveals-visual-confirms-october-premiere/.134631

Love Live! Sunshine!!’s Riko, Kanan Jump Into Granblue Fantasy Game: https://nijimen.net/topics/17874

Tokyopop to Release Collector’s Edition of Kozue Amano’s Aria Manga: https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-07-24/tokyopop-to-release-collector-edition-of-kozue-amano-aria-manga/.134544

Touken Ranbu Musicals Reveal Visual for Kashū Kiyomitsu Solo Performances: https://musical-toukenranbu.jp/pages/kashusololive2018

Live-Action Waiting for Spring Film Reveals Visuals, December Opening: https://natalie.mu/comic/news/292310

My Hero Academia’s Kōhei Horikoshi Gets Hero’s Welcome at San Diego Comic-Con: https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2018-07-24/my-hero-academia-kohei-horikoshi-gets-hero-welcome-at-san-diego-comic-con/.134603

Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Game Gets Manga: https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-07-24/magia-record-puella-magi-madoka-magica-side-story-game-gets-manga/.134626

Hori Announces Three New GameCube-Inspired Controllers For Nintendo Switch: http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2018/07/hori_announces_three_new_gamecube-inspired_controllers_for_nintendo_switch

Fake Nintendo Switch Game Piracy Software Is Bricking Systems: http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2018/07/fake_nintendo_switch_game_piracy_software_is_bricking_systems

Action-Platformer Iconoclasts Arrives At Start Of August On Japanese eShop: http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2018/07/action-platformer_iconoclasts_arrives_at_start_of_august_on_japanese_eshop

Kanoa Howell

Gamer, Anime Fanatic, Aspiring Voice Actor, and Writer, once you know me you can't forget me.

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