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♠ 2010.10.20: Slayers Smash. vol.3 Necha-Necha no Kisetsu [The Sticky Season]
(New volume of short stories of Slayers. ISBN:978-4-8291-3577-8)
♠ 2010.09.18: Abyss Gate vol.3 Kusabi wo Ugatsu Fuchi no Shisya [The Emissary from Abyss Knocks in a Wedge]
(New volume of Abyss Gate series. ISBN:978-4-8291-3564-8)
♠ 2010.05.28: EMOTION the Best Slayers Gekijou-ban[Movie] DVD-BOX
(Popular edition of DVD-BOX with 5 movies. Item code:BCBA-3832)
♠ 2010.05.28: EMOTION the Best Slayers Special & Excellent
(Popular edition of DVD-BOX with 2 series of OVA. Item code:BCBA-3833)
♠ 2010.03.20: Slayers Select vol.5 Mottari to shite Koku ga naku [It's like Hard Cream and Doesn't have Plenty of Body]
(The selection from old Slayers Special series, which are selected by readers. The gift campaign is planned to present "the copy of original drawing with Mr.Kanzaka's autograph" to selected winner.)
♠ 2010.02.20: Slayers Select vol.4 Yaiba no Saki ni Mieru Mono [The Thing beyond the Point of the Sword]
(ISBN: 978-4-8291-3392-7 The selection from old Slayers Special series, which are selected by readers. The Backstage Talk is added substantially.)
♠ 2009.07.23: (DVD) Slayers EVOLUTION-R Vol.5
(DVD of new TV anime series. Following volumes will be released every month.)
♠ 2009.06.24: (DVD) Slayers EVOLUTION-R Vol.4
(DVD of new TV anime series. Following volumes will be released every month.)
♠ 2009.06.20: Slayers Select vol.3Uchi no John shiri-masen ka? [Reward for lost John]
(ISBN:978-4-8291-3384-2 The selection from old Slayers Special series, which are selected by readers.)
♠ 2009.06.20: Slayers READING Lina=Inverse Magic Complete Works
(ISBN:978-4-8291-3343-9 Adjourned sale many times... Commentary book of main series of novel. About novels, characters, settings, etc.)
♠ 2009.06.09: (Comic) Slayers EVOLUTION-R
(ISBN: 978-4-04-712610-7 Comic version of TV anime series. Comic artist: Mr.HYOJU, Issei.)
♠ 2009.05.27: (DVD) Slayers EVOLUTION-R Vol.3
(DVD of new TV anime series. Following volumes will be released every month.)
♠ 2009.05.26: (Comic) Slayers LIGHT MAGIC vol.2
(ISBN: 978-4-04-715246-5 Book of comic serialized on Kero-Kero-Ace magazine. Comic artist: SASAKI, Shin, Scenario: HIBIKI, Tenchimaru.)
♠ 2009.04.22: (DVD) Slayers EVOLUTION-R Vol.2
(DVD of new TV anime series. Following volumes will be released every month.)
♠ 2009.04.15: (children's book) Slayers Vol.2 Lina to Ayashii Madoushi-tachi [Lina and Strange Sorcerers]
(ISBN: 978-4-04-631017-0 Written by Mr.NANBO Hidehisa, illust by Mr.HIMUKA Yuji. The remake series of original novel for children, it also has original stuff.)
♠ 2009.03.26: (DVD) Slayers EVOLUTION-R Vol.1
(DVD of new TV anime series. Following volumes will be released every month.)
♠ 2009.03.03: (children's book) Slayers Vol.1 Lina to Chimera no Mahou-kenshi [Lina and Magic-Swordman of Chimera]
(ISBN: 978-4-04-631010-1 Written by Mr.NANBO Hidehisa, illust by Mr.HIMUKA Yuji. The remake series of original novel for children...probably, it also has original stuff.)
♠ 2009.01.12: (Anime) Slayers EVOLUTION-R
(New anime series is currently broadcast in AT-X channel.)
♠ 2009.02.18: (CD) Front breaking / Sunadokei [The Sandglass]
(Thema song of Slayers EVOLUTION-R. Postponed to correct some misdescription.)
♠ 2009.02.04: (DVD) Slayers REVOLUTION Vol.5
(DVD of new TV anime series. Following volumes will be released every month.)
♠ 2009.01.26: (Comic) Slayers LIGHT MAGIC
(Book of comic serialized on Kero-Kero-Ace magazine. Comic artist: SASAKI, Shin, Scenario: HIBIKI, Tenchimaru)
♠ 2009.01.20: Slayers Smash vol.2 Academy Festa
(It's equal to Slayers Special vol.32. The series title was changed.)
♠ ????: Slayers Novel English version
(Mr.Kanzaka said that the release of Slayers novel North America ver. was postponed because of subprime loan crisis. No further information is available, but it might be the possibility of 2nd part of translated novel...?)
♠ 2009.01.07: (DVD) Slayers REVOLUTION Vol.4
(DVD of new TV anime series. Following volumes will be released every month.)
♠ 2008.07.19: Voting by readers for Slayers Select
(The closing date is 2008.Dec.25th. The vote to decide some of episodes which put in Slayers Select vol.3-. The blow-in postcard, Fujimi Shobo website (07/26-), or Mobile NewType are available to vote.)
♠ 2008.12.09: (Comic) Slayers REVOLUTION
(Comic version of TV anime series. Comic artist: Mr.HYOJU, Issei. ISBN: 978-4-04-712581-0)
♠ 2008.11.20: Slayers Novel, New Cover-illust version. vol.13 - 15
(Main series 15 volumes will be released again with newly-written cover illust and afterwrite.)
♠ 2008.11.20: Dragon Magazine January number
(It has a drama CD of Slayers as the supplement of the magazine.)
♠ 2008.11.08: (Comic) Falces no Sunadokei [The Sandglass of Falces]
(ISBN: 978-4-04-712578-0. Comic serialized on the extra number of Dragon Magazine: Slayers Legend. Origitnal story with all members: Lina, Gourry, Ameria, Zel, Luke, Millina, Xelloss.)
♠ 2008.11.05: (DVD) Slayers REVOLUTION Vol.2
(DVD of new TV anime series. Following volumes will be released every month.)
♠ 2008.10.25: Mr.KANZAKA Hajime & Mr.ARAIZUMI Rui autograph-signing session
(The session will be held at a bookstore "BOOK FIRST Akihabara store". The numbered ticket will be distributed from 20th Oct.)
♠ 2008.10.20: Slayers Novel, New Cover-illust version. vol.10 - 12
(Main series 15 volumes will be released again with newly-written cover illust and afterwrite.)
♠ 2008.10.08: (DVD) Slayers REVOLUTION Vol.1
(DVD of new TV anime series. Episode 1-2, about 3,990 yen. And, following volumes will be released every month.)
♠ 2008.09.20: Slayers Select vol.2 Kaseifu wa Mita kamo shinnai [The Maid might Witness it]
(The selection from old Slayers Special series. [ISBN 978-4-8291-3331-6])
♠ 2008.08.28: The extra number of Dragon Magazine, Oct issue Slayers Legend (vol.2/2)
(See vol.1, about its contents.)
♠ 2008.08.20: Slayers Select vol.1 Naga no Chousen [Naga's Challenge]
(The selection from old Slayers Special series. [ISBN 978-4-8291-3318-7])
♠ 2008.07.28: The extra number of Dragon Magazine, Sep issue Slayers Legend (vol.1/2)
(It has old comic:"Slayers Super-Explosive Demon Story" by YOSHINAKA shoko, "Slayers" by ARAIZUMI rui, and new comic: "Falces no Sunadokei [The Sandglass of Falces]" by Asahi.)
♠ 2008.07.26: Comic in "Kero-kero Ace" "Slayers Light Magic"
(New comic will be serialized in a magazine called as "Kero-kero Ace".)
♠ 2008.07.23: Plenty of grit / Revolution
(Single CD of the opening and ending song of new TV Anime "Slayers REVOLUTION".)
♠ 2008.07.19: Slayers Smash. vol.1 Shishi no Shiren wo Nori-koete [Get Through the Ordeal of Lion]
(New Volume of Slayers SP series. The series title was changed, but it's substantially vol.31 of Slayers Special series.)
♠ 2008.07.19: Slayers Novel, New Cover-illust version. vol.7 - 9
(Main series 15 volumes will be released again with newly-written cover illust and afterwrite. It will be released sequentially from this May.)
♠ 2008.07.02: Slayers REVOLUTION
(Slayers New TV Anime Series! At the present moment, it will have original story based on novel's 2nd part for TV anime, and 2 devided quarter (1 quarter + 1 quarter) long. Director and voice actors will be almost the same with olde TV series.)
♠ 2008.06.25: Slayers MEGUMIX
(New best album CD of Slayers, with songs by Ms.Hayashibara Megumi. About 3000yen with 3 disks.)
♠ 2008.06.20: Abyss Gate 2 Fukaki wo Yume-miru Fuchi no Ou [The King of Chasm dreams Depth]
(New volume of Abyss Gate series. Probably, it was postponed. Mr.Kanzaka would be busy for new TV anime.....)
♠ 2008.06.20: Slayers Novel, New Cover-illust version. vol.4 - 6
(Main series 15 volumes will be released again with newly-written cover illust and afterwrite. It will be released sequentially from this May.)
♠ 2008.05.20: Slayers Novel, New Cover-illust version. vol.1 - 3
(Main series 15 volumes will be released again with newly-written cover illust and afterwrite. It will be released sequentially from this May. ISBN:978-4-8291-3288-3, 978-4-8291-3289-0, 978-4-8291-3290-6)
♠ 2008.04.01: DOORS II Arata-naru Teki wo Syuuzen seyo! [Repair the New Enemy!]
(This would be the last volume of DOORS series. ISBN:978-4-04-414619-1)
♠ 2008.01.19: Slayers Special 30 "Hakugin no Dangan [The Silver Bullet]"
(New volume of SP series. ISBN: 978-4-8291-3258-6)
♠ 2008.01.01: Slayers vol.7 and 8 (English version Slayers honpen(main))
(It's the continuance of TOKYOPOP's Slayers novel translation, which was stopped after vol.6. The release was postponed for 6 months, to sell not only on Tokyopop's online store as on-demand printing, but also on ordinary bookstores.)
♠ 2007.10.20: Abyss Gate 1 "Hate mienu Fuchi no Hotori ni [On the Edge of Bottomless Abyss]"
(A short story was in Dragon Magazine released on 7/30.)
♠ 2007.09.01: DOORS I "Mazekoze Syuuzen-ya [Jumble Repairer]"
(The book of stories serialized on a lightnovel magazine: The Sneaker. ISBN: 978-4-04-414618-4)
♠ 2007.07.20: Slayers Special 29 "Mahou no Roujo Princia [Magical Old Woman Princia]"
(New volume of SP series. ISBN 978-4-8291-1944-0)
♠ 2007.04.20: (as a guest performer) Baka-Baka RPG wo Kataru [Talking about Silly RPGs]
(Mr.Kanzaka appears as a guest performer, in this book written by Mr.Tomono Sho. Shinkigensha co., 1365 yen. ISBN:4775305417)
♠ 2007.01.24: Starting Again
(New image song of Lost Universe, song by Mr.Hoshi Soichiro the VA of Kane. It'll released at the same time with DVD-BOX release.)
♠ 2007.01.24: Lost Universe DVD-BOX
(Lost Universe DVD-BOX will be released! With CD as the special privilege.)
♠ 2007.01.20: Slayers Special 28 Potion Scramble
(New volume of SP series. ISBN: 4-8291-1893-1)
♠2006: Slayers DVD-BOX, all-3-box purchase bonus.
(Special DVD will be presented for all applicant. "Slayers anniversary image song" + new animation. Closing date for application is the end of December.)
♠2006.11.24: Movie & OVA Slayers DVD-BOX
(BOX includes 5 movies and 2 OVA series. The special privilege is original new drama CD and booklet. BOX has newly-drawn illustration by Araizumi Rui. Limited-time production. 31,500yen.)
♠2006.10.30: "DOOR" (Eposode 1: Mazekoze[Mix-up] Repairer)
(New series of Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko. In October, the serialization will start on the December number of "The Sneaker", a lightnovel magazine.)
♠2006.10.10: serialization of short stories in short time "Juurinsya-tachi no Machi" [The City of Ravager(Brute)], latter part
(The release date of "monthly Novel JAPAN November number". The latter part of "Juurinsya-tachi no Machi" will be put on the number. It's unknown whether it will become a book or not. Because it's a magazine, I recommend to get it soon.)
♠2006.09.21: "Slayers TRY" DVD-BOX
(The popular edition of 3rd TV series. From King Record CO. The special privilege is original new drama CD and booklet. BOX has newly-drawn illustration by Naomi Miyata. Limited-time production.)
♠2006.09.09: (Urgent News!) serialization of short stories in short time "Juurinsya-tachi no Machi" [The City of Ravager(Brute)], first part
(As the surprising project, the first part of the title will be put on "monthly Novel JAPAN, October number", the first number of the novel magazine. Next number will have the latter part. It's unknown whether it will become a book or not, but I think it won't because 2 times of serialization is too short to be a book. Because it's a magazine, I recommend to get it soon.)
♠Online petition: Continue to Publish "Slayers" Novels
(In response to that the release date of translated Slayers novel Vol.7 is unknown (probably, publication of Slayers novel series will end on Vol.6), online petition was started.)
♠2006.07.29: Illust Gallery of New Year's Card opened
(Past New Year's Cards illustrated by Mr.Kanzaka was put on the website of Mega Brand, the official fan club. (Note: Reproduction of the illust prohibited!) The rest will be put later.)
♠2006.07.26: "Slayers NEXT" DVD-BOX
(The popular edition of 2nd TV series. From King Record CO. The special privilege is original new drama CD and booklet. BOX has newly-drawn illustration by Naomi Miyata. Limited-time production.)
♠2006.07.26: "Meet again" (Slayers anniversary image song)
(The new song for DVD-BOX purchase bonus will be sold also as CD. With remix version of some Slayers songs. Maxi-single CD, 1200yen. From King Record CO. KICM-1164.)
♠2006.07.20: Slayers Special 27 Stamp To Kill
(New volume of Slayers SP. ISBN: 4-8291-1839-3)
♠2006.05.26: "Slayers" DVD-BOX
(The popular edition of 1st TV series. 23100 yen. The special privilege is original new drama CD and booklet. BOX has newly-drawn illustration by Naomi Miyata. From BANDAI VISUAL CO, 26 episodes, 7 discs, region code 2. BCBA-2479. Limited-time production till 9/30. (reference: amazon.co.jp, animateWeb, BANDAI VISUAL)
♠2006.04.20: Slayers Special 26 Missing Saint
(New volume of Slayers SP. ISBN:4-8291-1811-3)
♠2005.12.19: A part of Mega Brand Project's report booklet will become web contents.
(Mega Brand Kikaku [Project], the official fan club of Mr.Kanzaka, announced their new policy to make "Lina tsuushin [newsletter]" web contents. As before, "BLASTER!", the report book with interview, will be sold as Doujinshi.)
♠2005.12.13: Slayers vol.6 (English version Slayers honpen(main) vol.6)
(Official English translation of Slayers novel. ISBN:1-59532-582-4, $7.99. Already on sale. (Thanks for info, Argy.)
♠2005.11.23: Slayers Collection Star-Mani Series: Slayers
(Popular edition CD with 15 songs of Slayers vocal music.1500yen. Music title list. (Thanks for info, Argy.)
♠2005.10.20: Slayers Special 25 Kishidou no Susume
(New volume of SP series. ISBN: 4-8291-1763-X.)
♠2005.09.06: Slayers vol.5 (English version Slayers honpen(main) vol.5)
(Official English translation of Slayers novel. ISBN:1-59532-581-6, $7.99. Maybe, sold early around 8/23.)
♠2005.07.21: Drama-CD Slayers VS Orphen -Shijou Saiaku no Kaikou-
(3000yen. Include image-song by Orphen's voice actor. Impression of recording by Voice Actors.Web Newtype, animate.tv. (substantially, announcement of cast.) amazon.co.jp)
♠ 2005.07.17: Birthday of Mr.Hajime Kanzaka
(Happy Birthday! This fiscal year is Yakudoshi[critical time of life] for people born in 1964.....no, I said nothing.)
♠2005.06.30: Slayers VS Orphen
(At last, become a book. The serialization was on the extra number of April 2001 of Dragon Magazine.....it took a long time. It also has CD-ROM (include short voice-drama (= preview) etc.), BOX, etc. 1800yen. Reserved edition only! amazon.co.jp)
♠2005.06.07: Slayers vol.4 (English version Slayers honpen(main) vol.4)
(Official English translation of Slayers novel. ISBN:1-59532-580-8, $7.99.)
♠2005.05.17: Mega Brand Project resumed, after sleep of several years.
(Kanzaka official fan club. No overseas shipping service, though. (only within Japan.)
♠2005.05.09: Closing of reservation at bookstores. (Slayers VS Orphen)
(The reservation at bookstores will be closed. Maybe some online bookstores extend the closing, but anyway, hurry to make the reservation.)
♠2005.04.20: Slayers Special 24 Chitei Oukoku no Kyoui
(New volume of SP. ISBN: 4-8291-1710-9)
♠2005.03.08: Slayers vol.3 (English version Slayers honpen(main) vol.3)
(Official English translation of Slayers novel. ISBN:1-59532-579-4, $7.99. Already released.)
♠2005.02.19: Hoshi Meguru Chi no Houmonsya-tachi
(Cross Cadia vol.6. Final volume of Cross Cadia series. ISBN: 4-8291-1689-7)
Preview of English version Slayers vol.1
(Amazon.com has preview up to page 14. Click the cover illust.)
♠2005.02.01: Slayers The Knight of Aqua Lord
(Comic. Final volume of 1st part. ISBN: 4-04-712386-2)
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