The characters from Kaduho's four-panel comedy manga Kill Me Baby are confirmed to join "Kirara Fantasia," the upcoming fantasy smartphone RPG co-produced by Houbunsha, Aniplex, and Drecom. The game featuring the characters from Houbunsha's manga magazines has already attracted over 700,000 pre-registered members in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
Anime screenwriter Makoto Fukami (Berserk, PSYCHO-PASS) is branching out once again into the manga medium with a new comic entitled Writer x Writer, a "girls comedy" which chronicles the trials and tribulations of a rookie screenwriter who hits a rough patch after making a spectacular debut. Hit the jump to learn more.
Today on the release day of the magazine's latest December 2017 issue, October 16, Houbunsha announced that its Manga Time Kirara Miracle! monthly four-panel manga magazine ended publication as of this month. No specific reason for the suspension was provided in the official announcement. Hit the jump for more details.
Manga creation is serious business in a new trailer for Comic Girls, an upcoming TV anime based on the 4-panel manga by Kaori Hanzawa about a quartet of lady manga artists who share a common living space. Hit the jump to check it out.
Kirara Fantasia - a fantasy RPG smart phone game that includes characters from Manga Time Kirara comics such as SCHOOL-LIVE!, NEW GAME!, YUYUSHIKI, and more - is opening for pre-registration in Japan, and a ton of new information about the project is now available. Hit the jump to learn more.
NEW GAME!, an office comedy TV anime based on the manga by Shōtarō Tokunō about a group of young ladies working as game developers, is returning to Japanese airwaves this July, and one of Tokunō's peers has created a bit of tribute art to celebrate the occasion. Hit the jump to learn more.
Houbunsha, Aniplex, and Drecom announced today that they are co-producing "Kirara Fantasia," a new fantasy RPG for iOS and Android devices featuring the characters drawn by the artists from Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara four-panel manga magazine for launch in 2017. Hit the jump for more details.
The TV anime adaptation of NEW GAME! is returning for a 2nd season in July of 2017, and the voice unit fourfolium is also coming back to sing the opening and ending themes for the show. Hit the jump to learn more.
The grim specter of April Fools' Day is upon us, and who better to vanquish the mirthful demons than the cast of office comedy NEW GAME!, re-imagined as the heroines of a Japanese RPG? Hit the jump to learn more about this year's prank.
Blend S, a humorous 4-panel manga by Miyuki Nakayama about a young lady who gets a job working at an unusual roleplaying-themed cafe, is being adapted into a TV anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Harikamo's Urara Meirochou manga today posted a 60-second first PV introducing its OP theme song "Yumeji Labyrinth" performed by the voice actress unit Laryrins consisting of Sayaka Harada (Chiya), Kaede Hondo (Kon), Yurika Kubo (Koume), and Haruka Yoshimura (Nono). Chekc the clip after the jump!
Voice actress Ai Kayano is joining the cast of Urara Meirocho, an upcoming TV anime based on the supernatural comedy manga by Harikamo. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Harikamo's Urara Meirochou manga today updated with a first key visual featuring its four main characters and also announced its main voice cast, staff, and premiere schedule for January 2017 in Japan. Check the latest information after the jump!