Manga

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR 2015 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY WITH EXCITING SHONEN JUMP AND PERFECT SQUARE SAMPLERS 05.01.15

VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR 2015 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY WITH EXCITING SHONEN JUMP AND PERFECT SQUARE SAMPLERS   Support Local Comics Retailers On May 2nd And Receive Two FREE Samplers Featuring POKÉMON, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE And YU-GI-OH!  VIZ Media announces its … READ MORE

Huge Weekly Shonen Jump Tattoo 08.15.14

Living in a country that condemns tattoos, Matsubai, bassist of rock band SoundWitch, has made a pretty ballsy move. He covered his entire back with characters from mangas published in Weekly Shonen Jump! Characters include City Hunter’s Ryo, Taluluto from Magical … READ MORE

ROAD TO NINJA – NARUTO THE MOVIE IN THEATERS AROUND US 08.11.14

  Your favorite ninja is coming to the big screen around the United States in a feature length film written and designed by the original creator of Naruto! Long ago, a mysterious masked shinobi unleashed the Nine-Tailed Fox onto the … READ MORE

Japan fights Anime/Manga Piracy, starts Manga-Anime Guardians 08.05.14

Japan fights Anime/Manga Piracy, starts Manga-Anime Guardians In an effort to lessen the impact of piracy on the anime and manga industry, Manga-Anime Guardians (even the name sounds like it was pulled from a manga/anime) was created as a website … READ MORE

Takashi Miike directs Live-Action adaptation of As the Gods Will (Kami-sama no Iu Toori) 07.25.14

Takashi Miike directs Live-Action adaptation of As the Gods Will (Kami-sama no Iu Toori) Takashi Miike directs the new live-action version of As the Gods Will, a survival-horror manga set in a Japanese high school, of course. It might be … READ MORE

Assassination Classroom to be directed by Seiji Kishi (Persona 4, Danganronpa) 07.02.14

Assassination Classroom anime to be directed by Seiji Kishi (Persona 4, Danganronpa) The popular Shounen Jump series, Assassination Classroom (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu) is getting an anime adaptation PLUS a movie. It’s no surprise considering the series is doing very well in … READ MORE

Toy Robot Made Out of Fujiko F. Fujio’s Characters 06.13.14

Bandai created a Fujiko F. Fujio Chogokin (Superalloy) robot that features some of the most well-known characters in Japan. For those of you unfamiliar with the name, Fujiko F. Fujio is the man behind Doraemon, who is most likely the … READ MORE

New Steins;Gate Manga told from Mayuri’s Perspective 04.20.14

New Steins;Gate Manga told from Mayuri’s Perspective “Tuturu~!” The May edition of Ultra Jump that came out on April 19th showcases the latest Steins;Gate manga which features the Steins;Gate story through Shiina Mayuri’s perspective. Yoshiki Naruse, who handled the adaptation … READ MORE

Death Note Musical to Premiere in Japan and South Korea 2015 12.20.13

Death Note Musical to Premiere in Japan and South Korea 2015 The famous Death Note manga series is getting adapted into a stage musical and will premiere in Japan at Tokyo’s Nissay Theater on April and the musical will move … READ MORE

The KKS Guide to a Hikikomori Halloween Pt.3 (Manga) 10.28.13

The KKS Guide to a Hikikomori Halloween Pt.3 (Manga) For this particular guide, I’m going to recommend one singular author/mangaka instead of a list of various works that you should check out. The last thing I will recommend for the … READ MORE

One Piece Mangaka Hospitalized 05.22.13

One Piece Mangaka Hospitalized, One Piece Delayed Eiichiro Oda has been hospitalized with a peritonsillar abscess (an infection frequently caused by tonsillitis) and has caused the delay of two One Piece installments to Weekly Jump. According to Jump’s editorial announcement, … READ MORE

Creator of Dragon Ball Collaboration with Environmental Groups 05.02.13

Creator of the Dragon Ball series, Akira Toriyama, has released a new one-shot manga by the name of Lord Wu of Delicious Island about a man and his frog friend who learn about the deliciousness of fresh produce after eating … READ MORE

Tachikawa New Manga Park 04.24.13

This past March 20th, outside of Kodomo Mirai Center in Tokyo, Manga Park opened its doors to manga readers of all ages with its astounding 30,000 manga library collection.  Built around the idea of an “at home” feel to your … READ MORE