Actress Ayami Nakajô plays the role of Arale-chan, the super-powered but near-sighted robot girl from Akira Toriyama's gag manga and TV anime Dr. Slump, in a new TV spot advertising a line of pleated skirts from clothing maker GU. Hit the jump to check it out, hoyoyo.
Dr. Slump fans probably aren't used to seeing a ton of merchandise from the series just hanging out everywhere (especially in the west) so these new T-shirts showing up at Village Vanguard on July 16 are pretty special. Hit the jump for more!
As part of its continuing Ukiyo-e Art series, HOBBY STOCK is releasing a limited run of 200 Ukiyo-e prints featuring artwork inspired by Akira Toriyama's manga and TV anime, Dragon Ball. Hit the jump to learn more.
The celebrations continue for the 35th anniversary of Dr. Slump & Arale-chan, the 1981 TV anime based on the classic Dr. Slump gag manga by Akira Toriyama, and this time the Penguin Village crew will be partying at a limited-time collaboration cafe in Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to n'cha.
The TV anime adaptation of Dr. Slump, based on a gag-manga of the same name by Akira Toriyama about a bumbling super scientist and the impossibly strong robot girl that he created, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, and part of the celebration involves the release of the "Dr. Slump & Arale-chan N'Cha! BEST" music album. Hit the jump to learn more.
At the Dragon Ball 30th Anniversary Project Presentation event, a sequel to Dragon Quest Heroes entitled Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and The End of the Prophecy was announced for release on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for the ongoing TV anime Dragon Ball Super today announced that its new story arc titled "The God of Destruction Champa" will start on January 24, 2016. While the previous and current episodes are based on the events from the last two films, Battle of Gods and Resurrection 'F', the new arc will tell a brand new story. Hit the jump for more details.
Shueisha, the publishers of Weekly Shōnen Jump, are introducing a new magazine + DVD combo publication called Jump Ryu which focuses on the creative processes of popular manga authors. Hit the jump to learn more.