It has been quiet for a while, but it doesn't mean the Japanese police forget their job. Two Japanese men were reportedly arrested for uploading manga files including Berserk, K-ON!, and Working! to the internet using the file-sharing software Share without the respective copyright holders' permission. Hit the jump for more details.
Through April 13th, Viz's Neon Alley service is offering Berserk: The Golden Age Arc 1 - The Egg of the King and Berserk: The Golden Age Arc 2 - The Battle for Doldrey streaming free in English subtitled and dubbed formats. More after the jump.
Kentaro Miura's far-future manga Gigantomaxia wrapped up with a bonus chapter, beyond the initially announced six chapter run in biweekly magazine Young Animal. However, Miura's first new series in 20 years ended with the news that his Berserk manga has been dated for an April 11th return. More after the jump.
On February 7, Fukuoka Prefectural Police arrested a 47-year-old unemployed man from Tokyo on suspicion of using the file-sharing software Share to upload the 37th volume of Kentaro Miura's popular manga Berserk to the internet 10 days after the official release day in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
While Kentaro Miura is preparing to resume the Berserk manga, his more immediate plans focus on serializing short sci-fi romance, set 100 million years in the future, Gigantomaxia. The six chapter work launches with a 44page, color title entry in this year's 23rd issue of Young Animal magazine, on sale in Japan today. Get a look after the jump.
Max Factory previously released a "Black Swordsman" version of Berserk anti-hero Guts in 2012. They're following that with a anime movie inspired "Golden Age" era Band of Hawks version of the character this month. Now, a "Golden Age" version of fellow Hawks mercenary officer Casca is scheduled for April 2014. Get a look after the jump.