This Week in Anime: 12-21-17

Hello, everyone, and welcome back to another installment of This Week in Anime. The stories this week are all over the place, with some being warm welcomes and others being sad goodbyes. Without further ado, let’s get started.

Sound! Euphonium Gets Two New Movies

With the release of a trailer last Friday, It was announced that the hit Kyoto Animation franchise Sound! Euphonium will be getting two new movies, with the first coming out on April 21st, 2018. Titled Liz and the Bluebird, The movie’s plot will focus on two of the show’s characters: Nozomi Kasaki and Mizore Yorizuka. Those who have watched the show now that the two characters have a complicated history, to say the least.

Food Wars to Return in April

Food Wars

Fans of Food Wars need not fret because the second half of the third season will be returning in April of 2018. The seasons second half will involve the Totsuki train arc, which is part of the larger current Promotion exam arc. The comeback was announced on Twitter from the show’s official account.

Black Clover: Quartet Knights Gets First English Trailer

After a very sudden and unexpected trailer was dropped for Black Clover game, we now have a one-minute English trailer. The trailer advertises the game as a third-person action game, with long-range fighting focusing on the character’s magical power. The game is slated for a 2018 release.

Little Witch Academia Writer Passes Away

Michiru Shimada

Arguably one of the most influential writers in the anime industry, Michiru Shimada, the writer behind shows like Little Witch Academia, Little Busters! and One Peice is dead. The news came from Shimada’s daughter on Twitter, where she announced the news last Friday. I hope that the family can make it through these troubling times and I wish them the best.

What did you guys think of the stories this week? How do you feel about the Black Clover Game? Let me know in the comments. Thanks for reading and bye for now, Friendos!


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