With Hi-Fi Cluster ending, Viz's English edition of Weekly Shonen Jump is now set to introduce 2014's Jump breakout hit, My Hero Academia. Houhei Horikoshi's top ranking, recently Manga Taisho Award nominated series follows a boy with dreams but no super powers in a world where powers are common place. More after the jump.
With the first collection of his new Mamono Kanteishi Babilo manga due on February 4th, Yoshiyuki Nishi has taken over the Twitter account for the Shonen Jump Plus digital manga service. In addition to one-page Twitter manga, the former Takeshi Obata assistant has used the platform to post a tribute to the live-action Bakuman movie adaptation, scheduled for this year. Get a look after the jump.
Ippei Gotou's 2014 Hi-Fi Cluster, which was picked up for the English edition of Shonen Jump after a "Jump Start" trial run will be following fellow fall Jump Started manga Judos into history with the sci-fi manga manga ending in next week's Shounen Jump Issue 9. Sporting Salt, E-Robot, Takujou no Ageha and the English translated Gakkyuu Houtei are still running. More after the jump.
Viz has announced a special promotion to celebrate the third anniversary of the digital English Weekly Shonen Jump. To mark the milestone, they invite readers to sample the magazine beginning with the 01-19-2015 issue, four complete issues (01-19, 01-26, 02-02 and 02-09) of Weekly Shonen Jump will be available to read for free as part of the promotion. More after the jump.
In November Shueisha launched a nine story festival of one-shot manga by NisiOisiN (Monogatari) running through their Jump family of magazines as well as the shojo Margaret. The first of these was "heaven" themed RKD-EK9, illustrated by Takeshi Obata (Death Note), initially published in the December issue of Jump Square, and later included in the English edition last month. Another is slated for next week's issue. More after the jump.
Jump Shop's Tokyo station store is located in Tokyo Character Street, which has 26 official merchandise stores of Japanese TV networks, toy manufactures, popular anime/tokusatsu series. The most featured titles at the store now are the latest Naruto film The Last: Naruto the Movie and Haikyu!!. Check the latest photo report below.
Following the news that Bandai Namco Games announced plans to bring J-Stars Victory Vs. to PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita in North America and Europe as J-Stars Victory VS+, with a release planned for summer 2015, the latest update has this international release including an English subtitled version of the original Japanese voice work. More after the jump.
Last month, Shueisha launch a nine story festival of one-shot manga by NisiOisiN (Monogatari) running through their Jump family of magazines as well as the shojo Margaret. The first of these was "heaven" themed RKD-EK9, illustrated by Takeshi Obata (Death Note), and initially publsihed in the December issue of Jump Square, out November 4th. Now it's coming to the digital,
English edition of Shonen Jump.
It was one of those games a lot of people figured wouldn't make its way outside of Japan, but that's no longer the case for Shonen Jump brawler J-Stars Victory Vs. Bandai Namco Games announced plans to bring the rowdy action to PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita in North America and Europe as J-Stars Victory VS+, with a release planned for summer 2015. Hit the jump for more.
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yusei Matsui's Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom manga today updated with a new key visual and a two-minute PV featuring the OP song "Seishun Satsubatsu Ron" by Sannen E-gumi Uta-tan and ED song "Hello, shooting-star" by moumoon. Check the latest clip after the jump.
Takujo no Ageha: The Table Tennis of Ageha and E-Robot are apparently done in Viz's English language Shonen Jump after their three-chapter "Jump Start" trial runs. Following the path of Ippei Gotou's Hi-Fi Cluster, what is being pick up for a continuing run in the digital manga magazine Gakkyu Hotei: School Judgement, the classroom court series from Takeshi Obata (Death Note) and Enoki Nobuaki. More after the jump.