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    Saturday April 1, 2017
  • tl;dr - Readers Rate the Manga They Gave up On

    Which manga kept going too long for the fans?

    How long is too long? Japanese fans rank the manga they gave up on because they never seemed to stop. Some started back in the 1970s, some are approaching 200 volumes, and there's even a Guinness Record holder in the mix! Hit the jump to see if you agree with the results!

  • Thursday September 22, 2016
  • Latest Weekly Shonen Jump with "KochiKame" Final Chapter Almost Sold Out

    Currently no plans for reprint

    Shueisha has confirmed that the latest 42nd issue of its Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is already almost sold out at Japanese stores. The issue released last Saturday in Japan includes the final chapter of Osamu Akimoto's long-running comedy manga series Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kouen Mae Hashutsujo. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Tuesday September 13, 2016
  • "KochiKame" Concludes 40 Year Run with Guinness Record Win

    Long-running gag series by Osamu Akimoto has the "Most volumes published for a single manga series"

    Osamu Akimoto's gag manga KochiKame (short for "Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen Mae Hashutsujo") has completed its 40 year serialization in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine, and with the 200th and final collected volume of the series published in Japan on September 12, 2016, it has now won an award from the Guinness Book of World Records. Hit the jump to learn more.