This year's issue 19 of magazine Young Animal has announced that Chica Umino's (Honey & Clover, original character designs for Eden of the East) Manga Taisho, Kodansha Manga Award and Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize winning March Comes in Like a Lion is set to be adapted into a live-action movie and TV anime. The September 25th release packed in a bonus B6 clear file and schedule sticker set to celebrate.
Japanese rock band Bump of Chicken today posted two full PVs for their latest digital single "Fighter," the collaboration song with Chica Umino's shogi-themed manga Sangatsu no Lion/March Comes in Like a Lion. One video features the characters of the manga, while the other features the band themselves. Check the clips after the jump.
Hakusensha today posted a short version promotional video for "Fighter," Japanese rock group Bump of Chicken's collaboration song with Chica Umino's shogi-themed manga Sangatsu no Lion/March Comes in Like a Lion. The song's CD single comes with the special edition of the manga's 10th volume. Check the song after the jump.
As reported, the special edition of the long-awaited 10th volume of Chica Umino's shogi-themed manga Sangatsu no Lion/March Comes in Like a Lion will come with a CD containing "Fighter," popular Japanese rock group Bump of Chicken's newly-written song. Check Umino's illustrations for the collaboration project after the jump.
The long-awaited 10th volume of Chica Umino's shogi-themed manga Sangatsu no Lion/March Comes in Like a Lion is finally set for release on November 28 in Japan. Its special edition comes with a CD containing "Fighter," popular Japanese rock group Bump of Chicken's newly-written song. Hit the jump for more details.
Following art school manga Honey and Clover, author Chica Umino used some of her research to launch Manga Taishō and Kodansha Manga Award winning March Comes In Like a Lion - manga about strategy game shogi and living with cats that runs in Berserk anthology Young Animal. A unique promotional campaign for the newly released volume eight pairs Japanese novelists with voice actors who appeared in Honey and Clover. Get a look after the jump.
Japanese newspaper The Asahi Shimbun has announced the 2011 manga works nominated for its annual Osamu Tezuka Cultural Prize. Asahi Shimbun describes the award as "honoring the late Osamu Tezuka, an artist who left an indelible mark on the nation's manga culture." It has been awarded annually since 1997. See the nominees after the jump.