- MAL — Anime Mirai 2014 details are available; for this event, the following studios will participate: Ultra Super Pictures, A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, From the New World, Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day), Shin-ei Animation (Doraemon, Crayon Shin-chan), and Studio 4C (Tekkon Kinkreet, Berserk: Golden Age Arc, Halo Legends).
- AniFav will be the main news outlet for Anime Mirai.
Ultra Super Pictures
- ANN, uspi.jp — Anime Mirai 2014 will be the first Ultra Super Pictures animation work; their previous work includes production for Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Black Rock Shooter, and Kill la Kill. Formed in 2011, it is owned as a joint holding company by Sanzigen, Ordet, and Trigger. It is also heavily involved with Good Smile Company, Inc. as many of the company’s officers are also with Good Smile Company, Inc.
- Rumor — Pupa is delayed because the studio refuses to censor the content.
- The Japan Times — Takashi Yanase, the creator of “Anpanman,” dies at 94.
- MAL — Remember “Fumiko no Kokuhaku” (girl confesses, then runs down the hill)? Created by Ishida Hiroyasu as a school project, Ishida will debut as a director with Studio Colorido with the film Hinata no Aoshigure. It will apparently premiere in a theater on November 9, 2013.