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    Tuesday July 28, 2016
  • "Futari wa PreCure Splash Star" Novel to be Published in 2017

    "Smile PreCure" and "Suite PreCure" novels will be out later this year

    Answering to a fan's question about the series' 10th anniversary plan, the official Twitter of Kodansha's Character Bunko imprint confirmed yesterday that a novel adaptation of the 3rd PreCure TV series Futari wa PreCure Splash Star is now in the works and scheduled to be published in 2017. Hit the jump for more details.

  • 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 July 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 December 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.