Kazuhiro Fujita, creator of Ushio & Tora and Karakuri Circus, returned to Shonen Sunday (out on Wednesdays) last week with his latest modern horror Souboutei Kowasu Beshi. While a short promo was prepared for the debut, an extended version with material from the first chapter has gone online in time for the next installment. Check it out after the jump.
51-year-old manga artist Kazuhiro Fujita starts serialization of his new work Souboutei Kawasubeshi/Souboutei Must Be Destroyed in the latest 17th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday published today in Japan. The publisher has posted a 30-second PV for the "spectacle modern horror" series. Check the clip after the jump.
Japanese rock band LUNKHEAD will be performing the ending theme for the upcoming 3rd cour of Ushio and Tora, and a new key visual for the series about a middle school student, a magic spear, and a hungry yokai has also been released. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita's Ushio to Tora (Ushio and Tora) action manga today announced its episode count, which is now set at 39, and on-air schedule. Check the latest information after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime Ushio to Tora today announced its premiere schedule in Japan, starting with Tokyo MX on July 3. It is also confirmed that four-member rock band Kinniku Shoujo Tai/King-Show provides the OP song "Mazeruna Kiken" (Do not mix. Hazardous). Check the latest information after the jump.
It is officially announced today, April 28, that Keiji Fujiwara and Yui Makino are cast as the protagonist Ushio's father Shigure Aotsuki and his schoolmate Reiko Hanyuu, respectively, in the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita's Ushio to Tora (Ushio and Tora) manga. Check the latest information after the jump.
The main voice cast for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita's Ushio to Tora (Ushio and Tora) manga series announced at the Sunday Fes 2015 event held at Pacifico Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture today, March 29. Check the latest information after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita's first serialization work in the 1990s, Ushio to Tora (Ushio and Tora), launched today with a key visual and staff list. This is the second anime adaptation for the supernatural action manga, following the 10-episode OVA in 1992-1993. Hit the jump for more information.
Following the two successful Karakuri Circus plays in 2012, Capsule Heidan/Kapsel Corps, a Tokyo-based theatrical company founded in 1998, is now working on a new stage play based on Kazuhiro Fujita's another famous manga series, Gekkou Jourei/Moonlight Act for next month. Hit the jump for more details.
After hosting Gundam's artist Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and other luminaries, "Rieko Saibara's Manga Artist Showdown" has spawned a series of sketch charity auctions, the latest of which is inspired by the legendary works of Osamu Tezuka. Check them out after the jump.
Rieko Saibara (Kaasan - Mom's Life) is the organizer of a series of conference discussion/sketching challenges with manga greats that she appropriately calls "Rieko Saibara's Manga Artist Showdown." Some of the results of her mega-showdown with Gundam designer/manga artist Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and other luminaries are being auctioned on Yahoo with the proceeds going to quake relief charity. Details after the jump.