Anime & Manga News Archive: Dec 4-10, 2023

Anime & Manga News Archive

This is the Anime & Manga news delivered for the period of Dec 4-10, 2023.

Japan Geeks compiles and shares the latest information on anime and manga every week. We have archived the recent editions of Weekly Anime & Manga Digest here, so if you’d like to look back and catch up on some information, check out the list below!

New anime movie by the staff of Anohana to be released in Autumn 2024


The announcement has been made that the fourth animation by Super Peace Busters, following Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day (2011), The Anthem of the Heart (2015), and Her Blue Sky (2019), will be released in the autumn of 2024. It is titled Fureru (ふれる。), which means “touch.” As a production by Super Peace Busters, it features the familiar powerhouse team of director Tatsuyuki Nagai, screenwriter Mari Okada, and character designer Masayoshi Tanaka. It has become one of the most anticipated works of 2024.

▶︎Here is the list of the best anime directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai!

▶︎Here is the list of the best anime written by Mari Okada!

My Happy Marriage Exhibition to be held in January 2024

My Happy Marriage Exhibition
My Happy Marriage Exhibition ©2023 顎木あくみ・月岡月穂/KADOKAWA/「わたしの幸せな結婚」製作委員会

This year’s most popular anime series, My Happy Marriage, will have an exhibition at Matsuya Ginza in Tokyo from January 5 to January 23, 2024. There will be displays allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the world of Miyo and Kiyoka. With the second season’s production confirmed, don’t take your eyes off the hot topic that is My Happy Marriage.

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The production of a new Rascal Does Not Dream Series University Arc has been announced

Rascal Does Not Dream Series University Arc
Rascal Does Not Dream Series University Arc ©2022 鴨志田 一/KADOKAWA/青ブタ Project

The anime adaptation of Hajime Kamoshida’s light novel series, the Rascal Does Not Dream series (Aobuta Series), has announced the production of a new University Arc. A new visual has also been released. This anime will cover the story from the 10th volume of the light novel series onwards, where the protagonist Sakuta is now a university student. The special trailer for this new production was revealed after the end credits of Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid, which has been screening since December 1, 2023. As the Rascal Does Not Dream series celebrates its 5th anniversary this year, fans are eagerly awaiting further updates.

The second teaser trailer for Laid-Back Camp Season 3 has been released

The second teaser trailer for Laid-Back Camp Season 3, which will be broadcast from April 2024, has been released. In the new season, it looks like we will see episodes focused on the character Ayano Toki, who has been anticipated since her introduction in Season 2.

Suicide Squad Isekai is set to air from 2024

Suicide Squad Isekai
Suicide Squad Isekai © & TM DC © 2023 Warner Bros. Entertainment.

It has been announced that Suicide Squad Isekai, a fusion of DC characters and the popular anime genre of isekai, will be broadcast in 2024. Everyone around the world is looking forward to seeing how the Suicide Squad, including Harley Quinn, will be adapted into anime.

The movie Omuro-ke: Dear Sisters is set to release on February 2, 2024

Omuro-ke: Dear Sisters
Omuro-ke: Dear Sisters © なもり・一迅社/「大室家」製作委員会

The first film of the spin-off anime of YuruYuri, which aired in 2011, is set to be released on February 2, 2024. The second film, Omuro-ke: Dear Friends, is also scheduled for release in the same year.

The light novel Ascendance of a Bookworm to be concluded

Ascendance of a Bookworm Concluded
Ascendance of a Bookworm Concluded ©2023 Miya Kazuki/TO Books. Illustrated by You Shiina

The final volume, Volume 33, of the isekai fantasy light novel Ascendance of a Bookworm will be released on December 9th, marking the conclusion of the book series. The anime adaptation is also popular, and we look forward to seeing all parts of it being animated.

30th Anniversary Detective Conan Exhibition to be held

30th Anniversary Detective Conan Exhibition
30th Anniversary Detective Conan Exhibition © 青山剛昌/小学館

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Gosho Aoyama’s popular manga series Detective Conan, the 30th Anniversary Detective Conan Exhibition will be held in Tokyo in 2024. The event will take place from January 12th to February 25th, 2024, at the Sunshine City Exhibition Hall A in Ikebukuro. It will feature numerous exhibits exclusive to the event, making it a must-see for fans in 2024.

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+ Latest Updates on New Anime:

  • Nina the Starry Bride has been announced.
  • A Journey Through Another World is set for 2024.
  • Magilumiere Co. Ltd. is set for 2024.
  • Astro Note is set to air from April 2024.

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