Osamu Akimoto's police comedy manga Kochikame is continuing the celebrations of its 40th anniversary of continuous publication in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga magazine, and the latest plans involve a series of crazy collaborations with other pop culture properties. Hit the jump to learn more.
A recent anti-shoplifting public service campaign featuring an unlikely pair of protagonists from two popular Weekly Shōnen Jump titles has raised a few eyebrows online. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fuji TV today announced the main voice cast and staff for the upcoming new TV anime adaptation of Osamu Akimoto's super-long-running comedy manga series Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kouen Mae Hashutsujo, KochiKame for short. All of the main four cast from the first 1996-2004 series are set to reprise their roles. Check more information after the jump.
According to a "flying get" report from the latest issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga magazine, the long-running police comedy manga KochiKame by Osamu Akimoto is getting a new TV anime project to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the series. Hit the jump to learn more.
Osamu Akimoto's long-running Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hatshutsujo comedy manga, more succinctly known as KochiKame, is getting another stage play in Japan this September. The performance has Lasar Ishii both reprising his role in the lead as Kankichi Ryotsu and pulling off directing and writing duties, and the play's official website busted out an explosive main visual to get everyone appropriately hyped. Hit the jump for more.
It may not compare to the enthusiastic, character-loaded trailer we got the other day, but Namco Bandai delivered another update for 45th anniversary Jump brawler J-Stars Victory Vs. See stages from Gintama and Kochikame after the jump.
In honor of Shonen Jump's 45th, the heroes of Dragon Ball, One Piece, Bleach, Naruto, Dragon Ball, Gintama, Rurouni Kenshin, Toriko, Kochikame. Get a look at its first preview after the jump.
July 11th saw the opening of J-World Tokyo, a 6,168 square meter indoor amusement park located on the third floor of Ikebukuro’s Sunshine City World Import Mart building in Tokyo, boasting a host of attractions based on Shonen Jump classics Dragonball Z, Naruto, One Piece, Toriko, Bleach, Hunter x Hunter, Gintama, and Kochikame. Get a look after the jump.