Opening this past July in Tokyo’s Sunshine City shopping center, J-World is an indoor theme park where guests “can play in the world of Weekly Shonen Jump.” Get a look, and read about the Dragon Ball, One Piece, and Naruto themed attractions – courtesy of Otaku USA – after the jump!
Viz has announced on their Shonen Jump podcast that they've licensed Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's ecchi cooking manga Shokugeki no Soma, set to be released in North America as Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma. More after the jump.
Even though it's not something we're likely to ever see outside of Japan, it's still fun to dip into classic Shonen Jump-based games with footage from Namco Bandai's Jump Legend Biography. Enjoy some Famicom/Super Famicom nostalgia after the jump.
In commemoration of the announcement for the TV anime series in April of 2014, JUMP SHOP, the official stores for the Shonen Jump character goods, were holding a special fair featuring the Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed sport manga Haikyu!! between October 12 and 20. Check the photo report from the Osaka Umeda store after the jump!
While Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama's Jaco the Galactic Patrolman didn't seem terribly well received in Japan, the legend's new comedy was also always intended to be only a volume long. North American manga publisher Viz has finished the run in its digital Weekly Shonen Jump, so it's now time to find a replacement. See what the new title might be after the jump.
One Piece: Strong World, the 10th movie in the series, whose box office success was only surpassed by the recent One Piece: Film Z, is coming to North America from FUNimation November 19th. And, with that on the horizon, Viz has scheduled the prequel to run in their Shonen Jump digital manga magazine next week. More after the jump.
As reported last month, Namco Bandai is bringing a nice little collection of classic 8- and 16-bit Shonen Jump-based games to Nintendo 3DS in Japan. Bandai Namco Games Presents J Legend Biography packs games representing series from Dragon Ball to Saint Seiya, and it debuts over there on November 7. More after the jump.
The Osaka Umeda store in Osaka-city is probably one of the biggest Jump Shop in Japan. The most popular series at the Shonen Jump character goods store is no doubt One Piece, then followed by Kuroko's Basketball and Gintama. Check a mountain of Shonen Jump goods after the jump!
Namco Bandai recently set a site up to tease an announcement, and the game in question has been revealed. Jump Legend Biography—a compilation of Famicom and Super Famicom games based on various Jump series—is on the way to Nintendo 3DS in Japan. Read on for more.
Shueisha released the 33rd issue of Weekly Shonen Jump on several Japanese e-book stores on today July 13, the same day with the paper version. This is the first time for them to release a manga magazine simultaneously in print and digital format. Hit the jump for more details.
As previously reported, Shueisha will launch "Jump Live," a smartphone app to deliver exclusive contents by famous artists in this August. Some of the title lineup are announced today, which includes a Flash anime adaptation of Shuichi Aso's The Disaster of PSI Kusuo Saiki manga. Hit the jump for more information.