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What's new, what's getting renewed, what's coming up for 2008?
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, will be renewed for a third season. No word on whether nice boats will preempt this season.
Afro Samurai will be renewed for a second season. It is not certain what the status is of the live-action Afro movie, starring Samuel L. Jackson, that had been planned.
Golgo 13 will get a first season. The series will follow the long-running manga of an expert assassin. Golgo has been made into several movies, but this will be the first series.
Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu seems to be moving closer to premiering its highly anticipated second season. The official Haruhi.tv website has brought some concrete evidence forward that Kyoto Animation will produce a second season, titled Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu, AKA: The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya. Find out more at DarkMirage's blog.
The second annual American Anime Awards are expected to air in April at the New York Comic Con. As per the last AmAnAwd, Ani-Pock will keep you updated on where you can see the filming, whether online or broadcasted, and who the winners were. The award show is expected to be presented during the con, April 18-20 2008.