Fans of Ken Akamatsu's work can get up close and personal with his art in March at Tokyo Skytree Town. A new exhibition, put on in honor of the upcoming UQ HOLDER! anime, will feature original art, memorabilia from Akamatsu's office, and limited-edition goods. Hit the jump for more info!
Negima and Love Hina manga author Ken Akamatsu established the J-Comi website in 2011 to distribute out-of-print manga titles via ad-supported, author-authorized DRM-free e-books. Evolving the offering, a recent J-Comi FANding trial, inspired by Kickstarter and DRM-free Harry Potter eBook Pottermore, met its goal in a blazing twenty minutes. More after the jump.
The final chapter of Ken Akamatsu's young wizard series Mahou Sensei Negima! was collected in a 38th volume of the manga, released in Japan this week. In it, the author included a note discussing the series' future. Check it out after the jump.
Diamond, which distributes books to specialty comic shops, has released their sales figures for February 2012. Bleach topped Diamond's manga top 50 (#13 in overall graphic novel sales), with Negima (#28 overall) and Gantz (#39 overall) following close behind. See the complete top 50 list after the jump.
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As would be expected, if Hayate no Gotoku had an announcement tied to the movie, so should Mahou Sensei Negima. According to the photo below, the last pages of volume 0 of Mahou Sensei Negima (aka Magic Teacher Negima) announces that a DVD copy of Mahou Sensei Negima the Movie: Anime Final will be included with a limited edition of the manga early in the Spring of 2012. Hit the jump for more.
If you don't feel like nagivating the official site for Negima Magister Negi Magi: Anime Final and Hayate the Combat Butler! Heaven is a Place on Earth to catch the double bill's trailer, good news. Cinema Today has posted the video to YouTube. Check it out after the jump.
Negima Magister Negi Magi: Anime Final and Hayate the Combat Butler! Heaven is a Place on Earth hit theaters in Japan in tandem August 27, and the official site is streaming a new trailer! Bump the jump for more info.
A new trailer hopes to get you ready for the NegiHaya project. More inside.
This week's theme is headlines that are being announced in future. What? Today isn't Sunday? That's because this is going up in the future too! Pachinko? Hayate and Negima movie info? Gundam... for kids? A new idol? Demonbane PC game! And two announcements of announcements.