Massive Goods (Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It) have announced that they are working with Pantheon Books, a publishing imprint who was worked on acclaimed graphic novels such as Maus, Ice Haven and La Perdida, to release Gengoroh Tagame's 19th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards award winning My Brother’s Husband in an omnibus edition in summer 2017.
Can you feel the sunshine? Brandon looks at the latest entry in the popular Love Live! School Idol Project franchise, Love Live! Sunshine!!. How do Aqours' anime measure up to the iconic μ's generation? Hit the jump to find out!
Generally fans and critics prefer the original to the adaptation. The book is better than the movie. The manga is between than the anime. The anime is better than the movie. However, sometimes, at least arguably, that isn't the case. Japanese ranking site Goo has done one of their polls, asking fans to name a series where the anime adaptation improved on the original manga.
Figure maker FREEing is continuing their series of oversized, 1/4 scale bunny girl statues with their first representative from Ritz's school girl mahjong manga, Saki. Given the focus of these figures, you probably won't be surprised that they picked Kiyosumi High School first-year Nodoka Haramura, a young lady who started at a J-cup and moved to a K-cup. With Good Smile Company distributing the figure is now available for pre-order.
Utawarerumono: The Two Hakuoro launched in Japan on September 21, and with it came a flyer for the previously-delayed Dungeon Travelers 2-2: The Maiden Who Has Descended into Darkness and the Book of Beginnings. While there's still not a concrete release date, the flyer has it listed for a spring 2017 launch on PS Vita. Read on for more.
Aksys Games narrowed down its winter release plans for BlazBlue: Central Fiction, which is now set to arrive on PlayStation 4 in North America in early November. The fighter will be available physically and digitally, and fans looking for a new controller can grab the HORI Fighting Commander Bundle from the Aksys online store. Read on for more.
This week on "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog", we take a look at My Little Monster, a 2012 TV anime with compellingly flawed characters that turn many of the conventions of romantic shōjo manga on their ear. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you preordered your own copy of Final Fantasy XV via the Square Enix store, you can potentially be entered into a contest to win a custom Final Fantasy XV edition Xbox One meant to resemble Noctis' weapon, the Engine Blade. Hit the jump for more!
With this weekend's he 13th and final "Letter" of the Orange TV anime, and half-hour special featuring voice cast Kana Hanazawa, Seiichirō Yamashita, Makoto Furukawa, Rika Kinugawa, Kazuyuki Okitsu and Natsumi Takamori, plans were announced for an Orange anime feature, to be screened for a limited run starting November 18th.
The anime adaptation of Gamon Sakurai's Ajin: Demi-Human manga is getting ready to continue on October 7, and a new commercial for season 2 shows off some more brief footage and reveals the main theme. CreepHyp, who also provided the theme for the second RIN-NE series, performs "Kōtei no Sumi ni Futari, Kaze ga Fuite Ima Nara Ieru ka na" for Ajin season 2, and you can hear a sample after the jump.
A new art exhibit entitled "Imaginary Threats Approaching Major Cities" is celebrating decades of giant monster mayhem, with a special focus on the Gamera series of daikaiju special effects films. Hit the jump to learn more.
Yen Press has announced the license of Tsukumizu's Shojo Shumatsu Ryoko. The 2014 ongoing from Kurage Bunch follows the every day lives of two kids in a post-apocalyptic world. More after the jump.
Silver Link, the studio responsible for animating shows such as Non Non Biyori and Tanaka-kun is Always Listless, is gearing up to celebrate its 10th anniversary, and Silver Link producer / representative Hayato Kaneko is teasing the announcement of an original anime production on Twitter. Hit the jump to learn more.
September 25th, One-Punch Man cast Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa, Yuki Kaji, Aoi Yūki, and Saori Hayami, along with theme song performers JAM Project and Hiroko Moriguchi, reunited for a Fall Festival event. Sortly after fan reports on social media, the series' account jumped in to confirm that a second season of the TV anime adaptation of ONE and Yusuke Murata's web manga is being produced.
Previously announced in May of 2016, a new episode special for Is the Order a Rabbit? will receive a limited theatrical release in Japan in the near future. Hit the jump to learn more.