Welcome to the Anime Rapid Pulse for the week of January 20, 2018! This is a roundup of anime news stories that take care of themselves by the headlines alone. Not all news stories need paragraphs upon paragraphs to get the point across, but sometimes they are too important to be ignored. The Anime Rapid Pulse solves this by just rapid firing those news stories to you in one convenient post!

  • Dragon Ball Super manga ranks #4 on U.S. Bookscan list for December
  • Ys VIII PC release delayed until an undetermined date
  • High School DxD Hero premiers in April
  • Girls & Panzer finale film earns 500 million yen
  • Ziyoou-Vachi performs Tokyo Ghoul:re‘s ending theme song
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! is available on Amazon Prime
  • One Piece: Bounty Rush smartphone game debuts this Spring
  • Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel has second screening in The Philippines on February 4
  • After the Rain anime’s episode count set to 12
  • Anime Boston to host Sunrise Producer Hideyuki Tomioka, screenwriter Katsuyuki Sumizawa
  • King of Prism manga ends
  • JUMP SQ Crown magazine ends, JUMP SQ RISE magazine takes its place in April, vows to change the way we look at manga
  • Takunomi anime’s episode count set to 12
  • The Ryou’s Work is Never Done anime’s episode count set to 12
  • Fire Force manga has 1.8 million copies in print
  • Tokyo Ghoul manga has 34 million copies in print worldwide
  • Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time launches in the West on February 20
  • Ninja Girl & Samurai Master gets third anime season in April
  • The second season of The Disastrous Life of Saiki K’s episode count set to 24
  • Aiki-S manga ends
  • Fate/Apocrypha’s second part to debut on Netflix on February 9
  • The IDOLM@STER Million Live! game ends service on March 19
  • Yowamushi Pedal Glory Line’s episode count set to 25
  • Toji no Miko’s episode count set to 24
  • Zo-Zo-Zo-Zombie-kun manga to end on 11th volume
  • Log Horizon: The West Brigade manga ends in 2 chapters
  • Ninja Slayer manga ends
  • Show by Rock!! spinoff manga ends on January 27
  • Sayaka Miki joins Madoka Magica Gaiden game this month
  • Hataraku Saibo anime debuts in July

That’s going to wrap things up for this week. News headlines were compiled from Anime News Network and Crunchyroll

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Josh (or J.J. as some have come to call him), is a long-time geek culture enthusiast with a deep passion for anime, manga and Japanese culture.Josh also has a Bachelor of Arts in Game Design and is a creative writer who has created original content for over 20 years! He is also the author of the original English light novel Final Hope.