Life's complicated and sometimes the very worst of us find themselves fighting to save to future of the world as we know it. This is especially true in shonen anime where some villains are just too good to leave the story. By hook or by crook, these characters find their way to the side of justice and often become some of the most memorable characters in the central cast. Hit the jump to discover the top 10 greatest villains-turned-heroes in shonen anime!
It's Monday morning in Japan, and right on schedule, Hunter x Hunter has resumed serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump after its return was announced to great fanfare late last year. Hit the jump for details.
Nicely timed to hit alongside yesterday's official announcement that the Hunter x Hunter manga is returning in January, Bandai Premium has launched sales for a Greed Island card replica set. From the detailed designs of Yoshihiro Togashi, here are here are the 100 Restricted Slot Cards and the 40 Spell Cards, with a special, shiny finish ont he SS class ones like Breath of Archangel and Blue Planet, plus poster, binder and replica JoyStation case.
At this summer's an Diego Comic Con, Viz Media announced the license of 2013 anime movie Hunter × Hunter: Phantom Rouge. At the time, the plan was to release it next spring. However, there's now a February release listed for the feature. More after the jump.
It's time to book your tickets to the Dark Continent. When last we saw Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter x Hunter manga, it was August 31st's chapter 370 and Kurapika was deeply embroiled in the intrigue of Kakin royal succession. Now, an early look at upcoming Jump plans reveals that the series will return to the weekly shonen magazine in 2018's issue 9, due to be released on January 29th.
It's not Halloween quite yet, but Hyde got in the spirit of the season during Saturday's VAMPS LIVE 2017 -UNDERWORLD- concert. This marked their first show in Japan after returning from North and South America, and Hyde treated the Kobe World Memorial Hall audience to full-on cosplay as Chrollo Lucilfer from Hunter x Hunter. Read on for more.