It appears that even a currently running anime adaptation is not enough to contain the science fiction hilarity of Space Battleship Tiramisu, because now the manga written by Satoshi Miyakawa and illustrated by Kei Itō is being adapted into a live-action stage play that will be staged in Tokyo in July and in Osaka in August of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
"MAGICAL MIRAI 2018", a concert and expo series featuring Hatsune Miku and her fellow Vocaloid virtual idols developed by Crypton Future Media, is heading to Osaka and Tokyo in August and September of 2018, and now new details have been revealed for the official album soundtrack for the event, including the release date and track list. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fans who'd like to sample the wares of Rabbit House will soon get a chance to do so, because a pair of Is The Order a Rabbit? collaboration cafes are popping up in Tokyo and Osaka beginning at the end of May. Hit the jump to learn more.
Two more cast members have been revealed for the DIVE!! stage play, an upcoming theatrical production based on the series of novels by Eto Mori about a group of middle school students who pursue the sport of competitive diving. Hit the jump to learn more.
DIVE!! THE STAGE!!, an upcoming stage play based on the novel series and manga by Eto Mori about a group of middle school boys who pursue the sport of competitive diving, has revealed a dynamic new key visual featuring lead actor Takeru Naya in costume and make-up as the main character, Tomoki Sakai. Hit the jump to learn more.
April 1st is the birthday of Kinnikuman (known as Ultimate Muscle in the United States), a long-running wrestling manga by Yudetamago about a bumbling hero who discovers that he is the heir to the planet Kinniku and who must wrestle to prove his worth, and the city of Osaka is having a "Happy Muscle Birthday" with festivities that include the opening of a new Kinnikuman character goods store at the BIG STEP shopping mall and a Kinnikuman art exhibition at the Gallery of Hakaba WEST venue. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Place Promised in Our Early Days, a 2004 theatrical anime film written and directed by Makoto Shinkai (your name.), is being adapted into a stage play that will include production runs in Tokyo in April of 2018 and Osaka in May of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
An art exhibition exploring the works of Nisio Isin - a novelist responsible for such works as the Zaregoto series, the Monogatari series, and the Boukyaku Tantei series - is coming soon to Tokyo and Osaka. Hit the jump to learn more.
Puzzle-solving enthusiasts will soon have a chance at playing hero, because a real escape game inspired by My Hero Academia is coming soon to venues in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya. Hit the jump to learn more.
Universal Studios Japan and Shueisha are once again teaming up for "Universal Jump Summer", a spectacular summer event at the Osaka amusement park that propels visitors into the worlds of some of Weekly Shōnen Jump's most popular and enduring manga, and this time two new additions have been added to the line-up: Hideaki Sorachi's Gintama and Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. Hit the jump to learn more.
Naoshi Arakawa's poignant manga, Your Lie in April, is being adapted into a stage play that will run in Tokyo and Osaka in the Summer season of 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.