News Roundup for July 8th, 2014

Amusement Park Tycoon

Amagi Brilliant Park anime adaptation

Full Metal Panic author Shoji Gatoh is teaming up with director Yasuhiro Takemoto (Lucky Star, Hyouka) and Kyoto Animation for an anime adaptation of his recent light novel, Amagi Brilliant Park. It follows Seiya Kanie, a cocksure high school student who finds himself in charge of a failing amusement park that will be shut down if he can't draw in 100,000 customers in two weeks. With a deadline that close we can expect non-stop slapstick as he tries to rope his quirky employees into doing their jobs when the show starts this fall.

Official homepage: http://www.tbs.co.jp/anime/amaburi/

Seven Ways to Get Lucky

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha studio Seven Arcs returns to the small screen this fall with an anime adaptation of the manga Trinity Seven. Mild-mannered high school student Arata Kasuga and his cousin are sucked into another dimension and to get her back Arata must enroll in an acadamy ruled by seven sexy witches that each rule a different school of magic. Will he master the seven deadly sins, or fall under their spell?

Official homepage: http://www.trinity-7.com/

Class is in Session

Tactics! Magic! Action! What else does a curriculum need? The new trailer for the PS Vita title from Namco Bandai Games, The Irregular at Magic High School: Out of Order, promises all this and more! Have your CAD at the ready for the October 30th release.

Official homepage: http://mahouka-ooo.bngames.net/

Perfect for a Black Tie Affair

Black Butler shoes

Never look under dressed at a tea party again thanks to these Black Butler: Book of Circus-themed shoes from 2PM WORKS. The Sebastian model is black (of course) with cutlery on the front buckles, Ciel Phantomhive's pumps feature his long bow tie and stripes from his coattails while the Grell Sutcliff pair is decorated with enough skulls to make the Grim Reaper grin.

Official homepage: http://www.super-groupies.com/feature/detail.php?id=64

Too Cool For School

Idolmaster Cinderella Girls Team Cool

How do you like your idols? The IDOLM@STER social game, Cinderella Girls, groups them as either Cool, Passion or Cute, and the key visual for Team Cool from the upcoming anime adaptation certainly lives up to its name. Get ready for more art of the other girls in the coming months, not to mention the show itself next January!

Official homepage: http://imas-cinderella.com/

Pure Horse Power

Initial D racehorse

The AE86 Trueno from Initial D has drifted through time back to ancient China and melded with a race hose. Or at least that's the only explanation I have for why an AE86-themed horse appears in the medal game World of the Three Kingdoms. It could be a promotion for the Initial D reboot movie that comes out on August 23rd, but I think my theory has legs--four of them to be exact!

Official homepage: http://initiald-movie.com/