News Roundup for July 6th, 2015

Twilight of the Demi-Gods

Superhumans protect the city, but who protects the superhumans? That's where the Superhuman Bureau steps in to make sure that this fantasy setup never gets too real. TV series Concrete Revolutio reunites the Fullmetal Alchemist team of director Seiji Mizushima, series composer Shou Aikawa and studio BONES for a TV series with a unique color. Catch it this October when it streams on Daisuki and other sites.

Official homepage: http://concreterevolutio.com/en/

Shaft! Can You Dig It?

Prepare for extreme head hilt as crane your neck at the upcoming Madogatari Exhibition. Come for Madoka and Monogatari, stay for a rare look into the studio's history. The event starts November 27 in Tokyo before moving to Osaka and Sapporo, which gives you plenty of time to plan your trip to Japan around it.

Official homepage: http://www.madogatari.jp/

Chivalry's Not Dead

In light novel series Lance and Masques one knightly order has managed to survive from medieval time to the modern day. Our young hero deserts his brothers-in-arms to shack up with an orphan girl he meets in town, but little does she know that by night he fights crime as a masked hero. Now the mix of slice-of-life asides and knightly combat is getting an anime adaption this fall courtesy of Studio Gokumi (Kin-iro Mosaic) and director Kyohei Ishiguro (Your Lie in April). Light novel illustrator Shino (Sunday Without God) will oversee the project to make sure it upholds its vows and stays true to the source material.

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

Putting the "Fun" In "Crowdfund"

In case you missed the news, Mega Man creator Kenji Inafune is working on a new franchise with anime production house Studio 4C called Red Ash: The Indelible Legend. In addition to the Kickstarter for the game, they're also trying to crowdfund a series of animated shorts based on the game world! Learn more about the project over at their English homepage, or take a look at the Japanese portal site for a peak at how Studio 4C plans to incorporate crowdfunding into its future. (Hint: It involves an art book for their film adaptation of the sci-fi novel Harmony by Project Itoh.)

Official homepage: http://www.fun-and.studio4c.jp/

Fate/swag Night

Never be late for a date with destiny thanks to these watches inspired by Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works. The faceplate on the Archer design is decorated with one of his many swords while Gilgamesh gets blingin' ripples that represent the Gate of Babylon. Such a splendid item could only be classified as a Noble Phantasm.

Official homepage: http://www.movic.jp/info/fate_watchstore/