Following her recent Dressrosa Arcanime debut, MegaHouse has scheduled an August release for One Piece's Gladiator Rebecca. The 22cm, 1/8th scale figure comes with sword, shield and alternate head for 8,400yen. Shortly before she became available for pre-order, sales launched for the June Bandai Figuarts ZERO release of Baby 5. That 16cm figure sells for 3,400yen. Get a look after the jump.
Assassination Classroom, about a middle school class who have one year to learn how to assassinate their alien teacher or he'll annihilate Earth, was the break out hit of 2012 from Shonen Jump. Finally, the critically well received manga best seller is coming to North America with Viz scheduling the first collection for December release. This, plus more plans after the jump.
Last November, One Piece celebrated Piece hitting the milestone of 345,000,000 copies sold, on the series definitely has plenty of fans. Among the many, one of its most devoted enthusiasts is "Mermaid," whose hobbies include collecting, customizing and photographing dolls of the pirate series would-be lady's man cook Sanji. So, on the character's March 2nd birthday, get a look at the fruits of her fandom after the jump.
One Piece fans, as well as those new to the anime adventures of Luffy and co., take note! Crunchyroll will begin to stream the long-running series’ back episodes starting this weekend! Also, new thrills are to be found in a pair of unique “Motion Manga”. Read on for full details!
We recently posted a fresh round of character videos for J-Stars Victory Vs., but the 45th anniversary Shonen Jump fighter still isn't done adding to its roster, as more characters have been revealed from some heavy-hitting shonen series. Read on for more.
As the One Piece anime's Dressrosa Arc kicks off its Corrida Colosseum fights, plenty of new characters are set to be introduced. The series' official site has announced the voices for four. Prominent among them, Shōtarō Morikubo (Naruto's Shikamaru) voices Bartolomeo. The captain of the Barto Club makes his debut March 2nd. More after the jump.
High adventure on the high seas hits the 3DS with One Piece: Romance Dawn, a huge RPG that joins the Straw Hats in their battles from the very beginning all the way to Marineford! Hit the jump to see if this portable RPG stands on its own!
Does it seem like manga readers have slightly different tastes from anime viewers? In the results of a recent poll question where the Japanese male users of the site chose who they wanted to receive chocolate from, they picked many characters that seasoned veterans in the scene could probably appreciate. After the jump, the other part of poll results by eBookJapan!
Dragon Ball might not have had quite the same impact on Hunter x Hunter author Yoshihiro Togashi has it did later manga creators, but the influence of Toriyama's monster hit on HxH and its predecessor, Yu Yu Hakusho, is still remarkable. This makes it all the more interesting to see fan artist Takumi mesh the two series. Check out the results after the jump.
Mayumi Tanaka, voice of One Piece's Luffy, has revealed that some big names have joined the cast for the new Dressrosa arc. Megumi Hayashibara will be the chainmail bikini clad gladiator Rebecca, while Akira Ishida is the dashing swordsman Cavendish. More after the jump.
It's been said that the most beautiful girl in cosplay is a guy and best looking guy in cosplay is a girl. Putting those high expectations aside, let's say you want to crossplay (meaning cosplay the character that is the opposite of your gender), which Shonen anime you would like to cosplay from? That's the question asked online to 1,054 registered Goo Ranking female users and the results are after the jump!
To promote its latest crane game figure prize series "One Piece Cry heart~," Banpresto has produced a five-minute stop-motion animation video and posted it on the web. The video features a famous scene from the One Piece series, "Hiluluk's Cherry Blossoms." Check the video after the jump.