Kodansha Comics has been working through completing a number of manga releases left unfished by the Del Rey manga imprint. Mostly with digital editions. Masaki Segawa's Futaro Yamada adaptation The Yagyu Ninja Scrolls, the semi-sequel to Basilisk,wrapped up with volume 11 in April. Tomoko Ninomiya's Nodame Cantabile ended with volume 22 in June. And, this week, it's Jin Kobayashi's main School Rumble comedy series with volume 22 (there's also a Z follow-up).
Crunchyroll's drama catalog is about to grow some more with the addition of Nodame Cantabile. The series will be live for Crunchyroll members today starting at 5:00pm Pacific Time. More after the jump.
A pair of popular josei manga - Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu! by Yumiko Suzuki and Nodama Cantabile by Tomoko Ninomiya - are getting new, one-shot stories in the upcoming April 2016 issue of Kodansha's Kiss josei manga anthology magazine to be published on February 25, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Coca-Cola Company of Japan is running a new collaboration campaign to promote their Kochakaden Royal Milk Tea beverage, featuring artwork from Hiro Mashima's Fairy Tail manga and Tomoko Ninomiya's Nodame Cantible manga. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Korean live-action drama of manga Nodame Cantabile is getting a nice new name pun for its title. The show produced by Group 8, the folks behind the dramas based on Boys Over Flowers, Princess Hours, and Playful Kiss, will be called Naeildo Cantabile, which can be read as "Tomorrow's Cantabile" or "Nae Il's Cantabile," in reference to the female lead's name, Seol Nae Il.
Following their run of comedy shorts with Sumire Uesaka as Ghost in the Shell: Arise's Motoko Kusanagi, Project Channel 5.5, energy supplement Calorie Mate and Eagle Talon's Frogman will next been spoofing classical music manga Nodame Cantabile. And like GitS, there will be some cast changes. More after the jump.
Joo-won (Good Doctor, Gaksital) has been tapped to play the male lead in the Korean remake of Nodame Cantabile, with talk around the project suggesting Shim Eun-kyung (Miss Granny, Sunny) will play the female lead on the live-action drama, planned for an October broadcast on KBS. More after the jump.
Group 8, which produced Korean live-action dramas based on Boys Over Flowers, Princess Hours, and Playful Kiss, is now planning a K-drama adaptation of manga Nodame Cantabile. More after the jump.
The American symphony conductor James DePreist, who was featured in the Nodame Cantabile manga as well as the anime adaptation and live-action series conducting with the Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra has passed away from complications suffered as a result of a heart attack suffered in 2012. Read for all of the details.
The magazine formerly known as MYSTERY MAGAZINE X, now officially Shueisha's Jump X, will launch a new title fromNodame Cantabile creator Tomoko Ninomiya, who will also be illustrating the cover of the inaugural issue.