Welcome to the Anime Rapid Pulse for the week of January 27, 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!

  • Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card reveals 22 episode count
  • M.A.O. joins Black Clover cast to portray Young Fana
  • The Idolm@aster SideM Wite Atte Mini manga ends
  • Persona 4 Manga will end on its 13th volume
  • Sumika Sumire manga ends in 11th volume
  • Space Battleship Yamato 2202 anime film debuts on May 25
  • Hotaru-Bi no Tomoru Koro ni manga ends in February
  • Macross Delta manga ends
  • Haiykuu! manga has 28 million copies in print
  • Live-Action Ajin film gets delayed in the Philippines until February 1
  • Devils and Realist manga ends in February
  • Mary & the Witch’s Flower earns $1.4 million on opening weekend
  • HaNaYaMaTa manga ends in February
  • Live-Action Fullmetal Alchemist movie received Netflix premiere on February 19
  • Kakegurui listed for Netflix on February 1
  • No anime films received an Oscar nomination
  • Mikako Komatsu plays a hamster in The Disastrous Life of Saiki K
  • In This Corner of the World ends a 441 day run in two Hiroshima theaters
  • Hunter x Hunter manga resumes serialization in February

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.