Comic Con International: San Diego, July 21-23 will be hosting Tsutomu Nihei, the manga creator of Knights of Sidonia and BLAME! Before that, AnimeNEXT in Atlantic City, NJ June 10-12 will be hosting Rei Hiroe, best known as the author of gun blazing action manga Black Lagoon. More after the jump.
Figure maker Newline, who last year released a repainted Revy swimsuit figure and blood-soaked Roberta -Chimamire ver.- figure, is now bringing back the heroine of Black Lagoon for a 1/6 scale, polystone DX Edition figure. Goemon sculpts the scantily clad gunslinger, while Ryosuke Takagi handles her weapons. The 15cm figure with special base goes for 18,144 yen ahead of a July release.
Viz last published a volume of Rei Hiroe's action manga Black Lagoon in July, 2010, but following the series Japanese return last year, it's North America's turn with volume 10 scheduled for an April release. More adter the jump.
Stop me if you've heard this one before... a Black Lagoon release got delayed! In this case, it was Spiky's second pachislot machine. After a machine largely based on the "Fujiyama Gangsta Paradise," a follow-up based on "El Baile de la muerte" that got delayed through 2014 is now out in Japanese gaming establishments. More after the jump.
A little late, manga author Rei Hiroe found time to get back to Twitter and share his New Year's illustration. In it, Revy from Black Lagoon is joined by the heroines of his earlier Hisuikyou Kitan, Shook Up! and Phantom Bullet. He also mentions that he hopes to have a new book out this year. More after the jump.
Monthly Sunday GX tends to managed some really interesting Black Lagoon exclusive event merchandise for Comiket. In addition to some returning favorites, such as the Sexy Revy Cowgirl boxer shorts from last year, this year, they had new t-shirts, a Balalaika fan, backpack with the motif of Revy's 9mm Sword Cutlass, chibi character earphone plugs, and free "five most fearsome women in the world" stickers. Get a look after the jump.
This spring, celebrating the long awaited 10th collection of Black Lagoon manga, a poll asked fans to rank the violent action series' characters and storylines. After 19308 votes were cast, the site for home magazine Sunday GX has now posted the results, along with a special smartphone wallpaper to honor the winning character. Get a look after the jump.
After four and half years, Black Lagoon is back with today's Japanese release of a new collection. Volume 10 features "The Wired Red Wild Card," which sees the return of "Greenback" Janet Bhai and the introduction of People's Liberation Army hacker Li Xinlin. Get a look at this in a new animated ad after the jump.
After four and half years, a new collection of Rei Hiroe's violent action manga Black Lagoon finally hits Japan on May 19th. In commemoration of the long-awaited release of volume 10, Shooting Bar EA in Kichijoji, Tokyo, will hold a collaboration event with the manga from May 21 to June 16. Apreview is now online. Get a look after the jump.
After a four and half year hiatus, the latest/10th volume of Rei Hiroe's gun action-featured manga Black Lagoon will be finally available in Japan on May 19. In commemoration of the long-awaited release, Shooting Bar EA in Tokyo will hold a collaboration event from May 21 to June 16. Hit the jump for more information.
After four and half years, a new collection of Rei Hiroe's violent action manga Black Lagoon finally hits Japan on May 19th, with a two double sized volume re-collection of the Roberta story, titled "Death Becomes Her" and "His Saving Hands" preceding it on the 16th. Check out the preview after the jump.
Toonami has announced that anime's answer to action cinema, Black Lagoon will be joining the block, replacing Soul Eater on March 22nd. More after the jump.
It's been a long time since a new volume of the Black Lagoon manga was collected in Japan. Therefore, it's been a long time since the manga has been released in English. The last, volume nine, hit Japan in October 2009. However, after resuming from its 2010 hiatus last January, a new collection is on the way. More after the jump.
We're a bit out from the January 1st, but today, seinen manga authors Rei Hiroe (Black Lagoon) and Inio Asano (Solanin, What a Wonderful World!, soon to be released Nijigahara Holograph) managed to muster some excitement for 2014. Check out the results after the jump.