The first volume of the manga adaptation of Kunihiko Ikuhara's Mawaru Penguindrum will be released on September 24th in Japan! The manga's author, Isuzu Shibata has been posting countdown illustrations on her blog featuring characters from the series to celebrate the launch, especially the ones who have never been drawn in color for the manga. See the illustrations after the jump!
Toboso Yana, the original author of Black Butler has contributed her version of L-Elf and Tokishima Haruto from Valvrave the Liberator for the cover of the official comic anthology that will be released on September 27th in Japan. See the cover after the jump!
A well known Japanese manga industry blog is hosting an online competition for Japanese bookstores with the most creative in-store display promoting the release of Attack On Titan vol. 10. The online contest is creating a buzz and some entries are amazing to look at! Come see some of the creative entries after the jump!
Amazon Japan has posted its top 10 lists in each category for the 12 months from December 1st, 2011 to November 30th, 2012. The 5th volime of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Blu-ray disc and the 13th volume of Yoshiyuki Sadamoto's Neon Genesis Evangelion manga were the bestsellers in their categories. Check the anime/comic rankings of 2012 after the jump.
We cover the franchise as a whole, Beast King GoLion and much more. Listen to the interview and watch a sneak peek of the latest episode at the jump.