The first trailer for the Highschool of the Dead OAD being bundled with the 7th volume of the manga has been posted to YouTube. Pre-orders for the limited edition bundle are now live and will be released in April in Japan. The manga will be published in English by Yen Press with the first volume launching this month. [Pre-Order from CDJapan]
A 2ch user has confirmed that the conclusion of the XXXHolic omake DVD given away with the purchase of the three XXXHolic one-shots published this summer (Shonen Magazine with XXXHOLiC Rou oneshot Magazine SPECIAL with Holitsuba oneshot Bessatsu Shonen Magazine with the first chapter of XXXHOLiC) has confirmed another episode of the XXXHolic Rou OAD for 2011. This follows the release of the first OAD released in April in Japan bundled with volume 17 of the manga. Further details are to be confirmed.
Update: The footage from the DVD has surfaced and consists of the opening of the forthcoming OAD slated for next year, with the song adayume from Suga Shikao serving as the OP. The footage has also been uploaded to YouTube and can be viewed below (via Saouri on Twitter).
The first scans of this week’s Shonen Ace have surfaced confirming the staff and release details for the forthcoming Nichijou OAD being bundled with the 6th volume of the comedy manga in January of 2011. Kyoto Animation is handling the project with the following staff:
Director: Tatsuya Ishihara
Co-Director: Taichi Ishidate
Character Designer: Futoshi Nishiya
Series Composer: Jukki Hanada
The series will also be getting a companion PSP game currently in development.
[via Mision Tokyo]
The limited edition manga bundle of the 17th volume of CLAMP’s popular XXHOLiC manga will include the XXXHOLiC Rou OAD after first being announced for the 16th volume then unexpectedly delayed due to production issues, according to an announcement on the official site.