Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima has teamed up with his Kodansha cousin Parasyte for a one-shot crossover manga, published in the October issue of Afternoon, out in Japan August 25th. "Lucy and Migi" is the ninth story in the series of Neo Parasyte homages to Hitoshi Iwaaki's horror sci-fi series. More after the jump.
Once just a boy with a dream, his team of assistants now refer to him as superman. Hiro Mashima was a break-out talent who published his first manga in Weekly Shonen Magazine at only 21 years of age. An unapologetic lover of action whose manga build up speed and never let off the gas, check out what it means to have true guts after the jump!
Avex Pictures has posted a 100-second short MV for "NEVER-END TALE," the 20th OP song for the ongoing TV anime series Fairy Tail (6th for the second season), dueted by two winners of the Animax Anison Grand Prix, Konomi Suzuki (2011) and Tatsuyuki Kobayashi (2013). Check the clipMV after the jump.
On July 7th, Japan celebrates the star festival Tanabata, which marks the meeting of lover deities Orihime and Hikoboshi who are able to reunite only on the seventh day of the seventh month. Traditions include wearing yukata for summer festivals, and, as in past years, Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima has taken the opportunity to present his take on the story. Get a look after the jump.
At this weekend Animem Expo, Kondansha announced a slate of manga publishing plans that included the new license of Akiko Higashimura's Princess Jellyfish, Shizumu Watanabe and Okushō's survival social media thriller Real Account, and Hoshino Taguchi's Magatsuki, about a guy about to confess his love to a childhood friend when he gets cursed by a cute goddess.