Welcome to the Anime Rapid Pulse for the week of March 31, 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!

  • Working Buddies anime will air its second season in July
  • You Don’t Know GUNMA Yet anime’s episode count set at 12
  • High School DxD HERO anime’s episode count set at 13
  • Violet Evergarden’s episode count reduced to 13. Episode 14 will be a special
  • Irregular at Magic High School film will release in North America in July
  • Kuroko no Basuke Replace Plus manga set to end on April 24
  • Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory anime’s episode count set at 12
  • Trinity Blood manga set to end on April 24
  • Shunkan Lyle manga set to end on April 28
  • Baki-Dou manga set to end on April 5
  • Encouragement of the Climb anime’s episode count set to 13. Episode duration will be 15 minutes a piece.
  • Kodansha’s Aria manga magazine will cease publication on April 28
  • Karakuri Circus anime’s episode count set at 36. (That’s a rarity in this day and age!)
  • Hanebad! anime set to premiere in July
  • Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online voted most anticipated anime of Spring 2018
  • Speaking of SAO:AGGO… Crunchyroll adds that and Persona 5 The Animation to their Spring steaming lineup

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.