A new trailer and the official movie poster have been published for Asahinagu, an upcoming live-action film based on the sports manga by Ai Kozaki about a timid young lady entering the world of martial arts by joining her school's naginata club. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official movie poster has been released for Asahinagu, an upcoming live-action film based on the seinen manga by Ai Kozaki about a high school girl learning the art of the naginata (a type of long-handled Japanese blade). Hit the jump to learn more.
Award-nominated manga Koi wo Ameagari no You ni has an announcement coming in the next Big Comic Spirits. Is it an anime adaptation? Or something else? Find out more after the jump!
In the latest issue of Big Comic Spirits, where sports manga Asahinaga, about the exploits of a high school club dedicated to the practice of atarashii Naginata is serialized, a major announcement is being teased for the long-running manga. Hit the jump for the teaser
The 48th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Big Comic Spirits, published today in Japan, announced that internationally acclaimed manga artist Naoki Urasawa's new one-shot manga will be released in its next 49th issue to be published on October 31. And it is also confirmed that an "urgent announcement" will be also made in the issue. Hit the jump for more.
The 27th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Big Comic Spirits announced that internationally acclaimed manga artist Rumiko Takahashi's new one-shot manga "Konya, Kanojo ga Yattekuru" (Tonight, She's Coming) will be released in its next 28th issue to be published on June 6. It is her first one-shot story for the magazine in six years. Hit the jump for more details.
Beginning with the January 2016 issue published on November 30, 2015, Shogakukan's weekly seinen manga magazine, Big Comic Spirits, will be simultaneously publishing an electronic version of the magazine as well as the printed version. Hit the jump to learn more.
Masami Yuuki's comedic science fiction manga involving an absent-minded android, Kyūkyoku Chōjin R, is returning to print with a special one-shot story told in 2 parts in the Big Comic Spirits and Monthly Big Comic Spirits manga magazines published by Shogakukan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Just in time for the conclusion of the most recent re-release of Naoki Urasawa's break-out manga, Yawara!, Big Comic Spirits is releasing a collection of short comic stories featuring Jigoro, Yawara's overbearing, judo-wielding grandfather. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department arrested Junichiro Tanaka, a 40-year-old desk editor of Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits magazine, on suspicion of molesting a high school girl at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo. He has been working on Shogakukan's weekly manga magazines for 16 years. Hit the jump for more details.