The official website of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump announced today on October 6 that Masashi Kishimoto's long-running ninja action manga Naruto will end its serialization for 15 years on the magazine's 50th issue to be published in Japan on November 10. Hit the jump for more details.
The recently posted video on Shonen Jump's official YouTube channel and a promotional poster for the latest 13th volume reveal that Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed sport manga Haikyu!! has gotten a total print run of 10 million copies in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
Starting today, Japanese fans will be able to read titles from the Jump family of manga on their PC and iOS or Android devices with the new Shonen Jump+ platform. For 300yen an issue or 900yen a month, they can read Weekly Shonen Jump, Shonen Jump NEXT!! and a number of special originals and reprints. Get a look after the jump.
Following the previously-reported Maika Yamamoto as Kaede Kayano, the official Twitter account for the upcoming live-action film Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom has posted four more cast photos for Taiga Okajima, Ryunosuke Chiba, Hinata Okano, and Yuuma Isogai. Check them after the jump.
Following the previous two by Hirohiko Araki (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure) and Akira Amano (Katekyo Hitman Reborn!), Shonen Jump's new project site named Shonen Jump + today posted the third image featuring Dragon Ball's Son Goku by Akira Toriyama and One Piece's Monkey D. Luffy. What can we expect from this? Check the details after the jump.
The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara's sci-fi action manga World Trigger yesterday revealed its main staff. 54-year-old Mitsuru Hongo, who is best known as the first director (1992-1996) for the Crayon Shin-chan TV anime series, serves as the series director. Check the latest information after the jump.
In this Monday's September 8th Weekly Shonen Jump, Viz has launched its "Jump Start" program, in which the opening three chapters of new series from the Japanese Shonen Jump will be simultaneously published in the English version. The initiative starts with martial arts manga Judos. More after the jump.
As reported, the official Twitter account for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Yusei Matsui's Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom manga, has been posting the photos from the set. The latest one posted today on September 8 introduces Maika Yamamoto as Kaede Kayano for the first time. Check it out after the jump.
The shooting for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Yusei Matsui's Ansatsu Kyoushitsu/Assassination Classroom manga has begun on August 31 for a two-month schedule. The film's official Twitter account has been posting the photos from the set, including Kunugigaoka Academy's uniforms. Check them after the jump.