Welcome to the Anime Rapid Pulse for the week of January 5, 2019! 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!

  • Diotima Manual manga ends this month
  • Gintama manga to end with its 77th volume
  • Klonoa anime film project has been canceled
  • The Promised Neverland anime will stream on HIDIVE and FUNimation
  • Baki anime’s second half will air on Netflix starting March 19
  • Shortcake Cake manga set to end in 2 chapters
  • BanG Dream!’s second season still stream on HIDIVE
  • Harem Royal -When the Game Ends- manga set to end on January 26
  • Sengoku Otome manga has ended
  • Pastel Memories episode count set at 12
  • W’z episode count set at 13
  • Real Girls second season set to stream on HIDIVE
  • Busshi no Busshin manga has resumed after 2-year hiatus
  • The Case Files of Lord El-Melloi II set to premiere in July
  • Comiket 95 pulled in 190,000 fans on its second day

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.