News Roundup for January 9th, 2015

Major Announcement for Cyberpunk Fans

Which are you more hesitant to be excited about--the Hollywood GiTS movie starring Scarlett Johansson , or the anime movie scripted by Psycho-Pass Season 2 writer Tow Ubukata? In either case we'll be getting the latter this summer when the staff of Arise reunite for a feature length film. Plot details are non-existent at this point, but given the fact that Maaya Sakamoto is voicing the Major I bet it'll be a continuation of the Arise story.

Official homepage: http://kokaku-a.jp/

An Ecchi Action Bull's-eye

Mild-mannered high school student Shinichiro has no defining features whatsoever so it's a good thing he's shacking up with Sakuya, the latest in a long line of demon hunters who fight with enchanted bows. See them battle with the most dangerous monster of all--cheeky sexual situations!--when the anime adaptation of Isuca arrives on January 23rd

Official homepage: http://isuca.net/

And Now a Word From Our Sponsors

Transformers celebrates its 30th anniversary with Q Transformers: Kaettekita Convoy no Nazo, a short form gag anime that stays close to series' toy commercial roots. Try to follow along as Optimus Prime, Lockdown and Bumblebee banter about how to make the franchise appealing to women. Personally, I preferred Bee when he couldn't speak.

Official homepage: http://www.qtransformers.com/

Detour in Candy Land

It was a day like any other, until it wasn't. See what happens when your routine is broken by the extraordinary in Tomorrow From There, from Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo animation director Akemi Hayashi. I'm cutting today's news roundup short to give you time to check out the other mini-movies on the Japan Anima(tor)’s Exhibition homepage.

Official homepage: http://animatorexpo.com/tomorrowfromthere/