Upcoming Anime for September 2016

Planetarian: Hoshi no Hito (movie)

This film adapts a side story of the Planetarian visual novel. A light novel featuring a collection of four illustrated short stories, including a prologue and an epilogue, and based on Planetarian’s original story. The first two stories presented occur before the events of the kinetic novel, and the latter two occur during its aftermath.

Kuroko no Basuke Winter Cup Sōshū-hen: Kage to Hikari (movie)

First of three compilation films of Kuroko no Basket.

Yowamushi Pedal: Spare Bike (movie)

The two-part film follows Yūsuke Makishima and Jinpachi Tōdō. Makishima’s story details how he joined the Sōhoku bicycle racing club as a first year and met scorn from his seniors because of his strange style of dancing. Tōdō’s story reveals how he first got into road racing in his second year of middle school, where a friend challenged him to a race but he initially refused because he wanted to avoid helmet hair.

Koe no Katachi (movie)

A deaf elementary school girl, Shoko Nishimiya, upon transferring, meets a boy named Shoya Ishida in her new class. Shoya, who is not deaf, leads the class in bullying Shoko, because she is deaf. As the bullying continues, the class starts to bully Shoya for bullying Shoko. After graduating from elementary school, Shoko and Shoya do not speak to each other… until later. When Shoya is tormented over his past, decides he must see Shoko once more. Shoya wants to make amends for what he did in elementary school and be Shoko’s friend.

Heybot! (TV)

On the screw shaped island country of Nejigajima, two “Bokyabots” Hebotto and the Yurui Prince Nejiru collect different “Bokya Neji” screws. When the Bokyabots wear the Bokya Neji screws on their heads, they’re able to compete in “Bokya Battles,” battles for who can think up and tell the best jokes.

Ajin Part 3: Shougeki (movie)

For high schooler Kei; and for at least forty six others, immortality comes as the nastiest surprise ever. Sadly for Kei, such a feat doesn’t make him a superhero. In the eyes of both the general public and governments, he’s a rare specimen who needs to be hunted down and handed over to scientists to be experimented on for life. A demi-human who must die a thousand deaths for the benefit of humanity.

Digimon Adventure tri. Kokuhaku (movie)

In a shocking turn of events, Meikuumon terminates Leomon, and vanishes into the distorted abyss. Shaken, Taichi and the others can’t hide their unease. “If Meikuumon has been infected, I want to know what caused it. Was there some kind of sign? When did he get infected in the first place?” Kōshirō agonizes about whether there is some kind of countermeasure they can take in this unimaginably grim situation. During the rematch with Meikūmon who will appear once again. Taichi and the others’ hearts ache when the secret is revealed to them. Despite their entangled feelings, they make a decision…

“If we wait around for ‘someday,’ we’ll become adults before you know it.”

Digimon Cyber Sleuth, North America Release Confirmed!

That’s right, Lunchboxes!  This is your man, Remy Tyndle over here, and I do believe it’s about that time to get hyped for more Digi-news!  In celebration of the franchise’s 15th Anniversary, along with the new anime mini-series this fall, it has recently been announced at Bandai’s panel at Anime Expo 2015 that Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth will be hitting North, South American and European retail stores next year, for Playstation 4 and Playstation Vita.

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth story is set in the near future and follows a teenager named Aiba, whose following rumours of hackers. Aiba’s life between the real and digital worlds converge after receiving a device called Digimon Capture from a hacker in a chatroom online (who uses those anymore?).

Sometime (hopefully Winter) in 2016, you will embark on an epic cyberspace adventure with your Digimon partner, set in the future, in order to uncover the case of a mysterious digital hacker.

If you are a Digimon fan who has been waiting for a PS4/Vita System seller, I think you just found it!

Remy Tyndle is a contributing Editor for Teh Lunchbox Publications. Follow us on twitter @tehlunchboxpub.