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    Thursday May 7, 2015
  • "Haikyu!!" Latest Manga and Novel Top Weekly Sales Chart in Japan

    TV anime's first compilation film hits theaters July 3

    The latest 16th volume of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed sports manga Haikyu!! was released in Japan on May 1 and took first place in the weekly comic ranking selling 385,000 copies in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday December 24, 2014
  • Release of New "STEINS;GATE" Novel Cancelled due to "Various Reasons"

    It was expected to feature the main characters in 2016

    The teaser site for the STEINS;GATE The Committee of Antimatter novel, planned to be written by Chousirou Miwa with Tadasu Yoshida's illustrations, has finally announced its release was officially cancelled. The novel was originally scheduled to be released on August 29, 2014, then had been postponed to January 14, 2015. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday July 3, 2014
  • VIDEO: New TV Spot For "High☆Speed 2" Novel

    Second volume of light novel shows off new characters

    How did you like the first episode of Free! Eternal Summer? The broadcast date of the anime in Japan was also the release date of the second volume of the light novel that the anime is based on in High☆Speed 2 with a new TV spot to promote the new volume. Plus new art from a new Lawson convenience store promotion after the jump!

  • Monday June 9, 2014
  • Alternate Cover For "Free!" Prequel Novel "High Speed 2" Revealed

    Plus, a much more complicated character correlation diagram

    Just about a month before the sexy summer swimming anime, Free! comes back as Free! Eternal Summer and High Speed 2, the second volume of the light novel which the anime is based on will be released a few days before the broadcast on July 2nd. just like the first season. High Speed 2 will also have new characters and even more characters were teased on the alternate cover for the second novel which was just revealed. More after the jump!

  • Thursday November 28, 2013
  • VIDEO: Japanese Comedian Writes New Gundam Novel "Blazing Shadow"

    Character design by Haruhiko Mikimoto (Macross, Gundam 0080)

    35-year-old Toshiyuki Itakura is a member of the Japanese comedy duo “Impulse” and has been known as a deep Gundam otaku. Kodokawa Shoten released the 1st volume of his "Mobile Suit Gundam: Blazing Shadow" novel on November 26. Check the PV featuring the characters and mobile suits from the novel after the jump.

  • Monday July 29, 2013
  • Final "Gintama" School Comedy Spin-Off Novel Planned

    "Ginpachi Sensei" returns for the last time

    It's sad to see many final this and final that for Gintama and unfortunately, the popular spin-off novel series, 3 Nen Z Gumi Ginpachi Sensei is not an exception. The novel will also have its last novel released on September 4th, appropriately titled 3 Nen Z Gumi Ginpachi Sensei Returns: Ginpachi Sensei Forever, Goodby, Beloved 3Z students. See the last cover image after the jump!

  • "Kuroko's Basketball" News Updates! *SPOILER WARNING*

    Upcoming figure pre-orders, new cover art for manga vol. 23 and the new novel!

    Kuroko's Basketball fans, what are you doing until the second season of anime in October? There are so many new updates with figure releases, a new video game, a new manga volume with Drama CD and a new novel next month and another manga volume with an anime DVD later this year. get the details after the jump!

  • Saturday June 22, 2013
  • "Free!" Anime Prequel Novel To Be Published In July

    See the Free! swimmers when they were 6th grade

    The book division of Kyoto Animation in KA esma Bunko has announced the prequel novel that the Summer anime "Free!" is based on will be published on July 8th in Japan. The official site was recently updated with STORY, CHARACTER, GALLERY and SHOP pages. See the young Haruka, Makoto, Nagisa and Rin after the jump!

  • Wednesday May 29, 2013
  • "Attack On Titan" Prequel Novel Gets New Print Run in Japan

    New illustrations of "Attack On Titan" characters posted to celebrate new print run

    THORES Shibamoto, a popular Japanese illustrator famous for her illustrations for the Trinity Blood novel, posted illustrations of characters from Attack On Titan to celebrate the reprint of the spin-off novel, Attack On Titan: Before the fall which was first released in 2011 in Japan. See who she illustrated after the jump!