Macabre manga master Junji Ito is applying his singularly anxious touch to a comic book adaptation based on No Longer Human (Ningen Shikkaku in the original Japanese), a classic of modern Japanese literature written by Osamu Dazai. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual, an official trailer, and the main cast and staff have all been revealed for Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san ("Skilled Teaser Takagi-san"), an upcoming TV anime based on the playful manga by Sōichirō Yamamoto about a junior high school girl who is very skilled at playing practical jokes on the boy that she likes. Hit the jump to learn more.
In the latest 37th/38th combined issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday released today in Japan, 54-year-old manga artist Gosho Aoyama's representative mystery manga series Meitantei Conan/Detective Conan (or Case Closed in some countries) reaches its memorial 1,000th chapter. Hit the jump for more story.
The main staff and cast have been announced for Imouto sae Ireba Ii ("If Only I Had a Little Sister"), an upcoming TV anime based on the series of humorous light novels about a struggling author, his dysfunctional friends, and his hyper-competent younger "step-brother" who is secretly a step-sister. Hit the jump to learn more.
It is officially announced in the latest August 2017 issue of Shogakukan's Monthly Shonen Sunday, released today in Japan on July 12, that a TV anime adaptation of Soichiro Yamamoto's comedy manga Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san is now in the works for 2018. The manga author also confirmed the news and posted an announcement art featuring the two main characters on his official Twitter.
A new trailer and the official movie poster have been published for Asahinagu, an upcoming live-action film based on the sports manga by Ai Kozaki about a timid young lady entering the world of martial arts by joining her school's naginata club. Hit the jump to learn more.
A "flying get" report featuring the cover of the August 2017 issue of Shogakukan's Monthly Shōnen Sunday confirms that Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san ("Takagi-san is Good at Pranks"), a humorous manga about a school girl who loves to play pranks on her classmate, is being adapted into a TV anime scheduled to be released in 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Metal band Maximum the Hormone is getting the manga treatment in an upcoming serialization that combines the drawing talents of manga artist Hideaki Fujii with the scenario and original work of guitarist / vocalist Maximum the Ryo-kun. Hit the jump to learn more.
The sixth collected volume of Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san ("Takagi-san is Good at Pranks") will be released in Japan on August 10, 2017, and the special limited edition version of the popular manga by Souichirou Yamamoto will come with a bonus figurine of the manga's protagonist: the titular prank-loving Takagi-san.
Originally leaked back in April, it's now official: Imouto sae Ireba Ii ("If Only I Had a Little Sister"), a romantic comedy light novel series written by Yomi Hirasaka and illustrated by Kantoku about a struggling author and his helpful "younger brother", is being adapted into a TV anime that will debut in the Fall season of 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
Thanks to the "Machi ★ Asobi 18" event currently taking place in Tokushima, new details have been revealed about the production of the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Osake wa Fuufu ni Natte Kara, a "cocktail comedy" web manga by Crystal na Yousuke about a young lady office manager who becomes exceptionally cute and playful when she gets tipsy. Hit the jump to learn more.
Being a shadowy criminal offender isn't all its cracked up to be in a new spin-off gag manga based on Gosho Aoyama's long-running manga and anime series, Detective Conan (known in English as Case Closed). Hit the jump to learn more.
The official movie poster has been released for Asahinagu, an upcoming live-action film based on the seinen manga by Ai Kozaki about a high school girl learning the art of the naginata (a type of long-handled Japanese blade). Hit the jump to learn more.
Shogakukan confirmed today that a total print run of 53-year-old manga artist Gosho Aoyama's manga works has surpassed 200 million copies worldwide. He made his professional manga artist debut in 1986 and has been best known for his international bestselling series Meitantei Conan/Detective Conan (or Case Closed in some countries). Hit the jump for more details.