Shueisha has confirmed that the latest 42nd issue of its Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is already almost sold out at Japanese stores. The issue released last Saturday in Japan includes the final chapter of Osamu Akimoto's long-running comedy manga series Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kouen Mae Hashutsujo. Hit the jump for more details.
Kaiu Shirai and Posaku's The Promised Neverland won't be the only new series staying in the English, digital edition of Shonen Jump following the conclusion of their three-chapter "Jump Start" trial runs. This week, Viz's manga magazine announced that they will be adding "fresh, all-species directed 'full-on love comedy" Love Rush! by Ryôhei Yamamoto and friendship revolutionary action sci-fi Red Sprite by Tomohiro Yagi to the ongoing line-up.
The third Monday in September is Respect for the Aged Day in Japan, and part of the country's "Happy Monday System" of three day weekends. So, the next issue of Shonen Jump will be released this Saturday. The issue is set to feature a cover celebrating the conclusion of long running KochiKame. An early look has revealed that it also features a teaser for a major Gintama announcement.
The official website for the upcoming "Jump Special Anime Festa 2016" event has added Boruto, a sequel to Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto series featuring the previous protagonist's son, to its screening lineup. But it has not been confirmed whether it will be a newly-produced footage. Hit the jump for more details.
Shueisha announced today that Osamu Akimoto's comedy manga series Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kouen Mae Hashutsujo, KochiKame for short, will end its serialization in the upcoming 42nd issue of Weekly Shonen Jump to be released on September 17. Hit the jump for more details.
Viz's English edition has been running three chapter "Jump Start" samples of The Promised Neverland by Posuka Demizu (art) & Kaiu Shiroi (story), Love Rush by Ryôhei Yamamoto (E-Robot) and Red Sprite by Tomohiro Yagi (Iron Knight). In this week's issue, Viz ran chapter four of The Promised Neverland along with the news that they have picked up the suspense series for a serialized run.
The official website for the TV anime adaptations of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed manga Haikyu!! officially confirmed today that its highly anticipated third season, titled Haikyu!! Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy, is set to premiere on MBS, TBS, CBC, RKB, HBC, TBC, and BS-TBS on October 7. Check the latest information aftert he jump.
Shueisha today opened the official website for the upcoming "Jump Special Anime Festa 2016" event to be held in Tokyo (November 27) and four cities (five locations/December 4). It is confirmed that a newly-produced original anime episode of My Hero Academia is planned to be screened at the events. Hit the jump for more details.