Shoji Gatoh, the author of the hit light novel Full Metal Panic! which has three anime series released, announced on New Years day via his Blog that he has two new Light Novel series planned as well as planning to write a collection of short stories for Full Metal Panic!, no doubt taking place after the end of the final novel released in the summer of last year.
His planned new projects include another new Light novel series include another new mecha series as well as ” a little interesting project related to Full Metal is in the works”
Again, Tokyopop revealed last year that they where finally continuing with the releases of the Full Metal Panic! Light novels with the fourth and fifth novels being released together on the 1st of february this year.