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.
It has been officially announced that the limited edition of the upcoming 15th volume of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed manga Haikyu!! will come with a DVD containing an original anime episode "Lev Kenzan!" (Lev Appears!) featuring a first year student at Nekoma High, Lev Haiba. Hit the jump for more information.
Along with launching Takujo no Ageha: The Table Tennis of Ageha, this week's English edition of Shonen Jump confirms that Viz will be including the Japanese manga magazine's other two new series in its Jump Start program, in which the first hree chapters of news titles are sampled with simultaneous runs. More after the jump.