J-WORLD TOKYO, an indoor amusement park based on the manga titles that run in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine, is turning the Gintama section of the park into a monkey house with a Halloween-themed event entitled "Gorilla Fest 2016". Hit the jump to learn more.
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.
The official trailer for ēlDLIVE, an upcoming TV anime based on the science fiction / action manga by Akira Amano, is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
According to Issue 20 of the current run of Shueisha's Margaret shōjo manga that will be published in Japan on September 20, 2016, the school romance comic Hirunaka no Ryūsei by Mika Yamamori will be receiving a live-action film adaptation in March of 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
It looks like the upcoming live-action Gintama film may have a bit of a dark edge to it, because a sextet of new cast members have been announced, and each one plays a character from the "Benizakura Arc". Hit the jump to learn more.
Osamu Akimoto's gag manga KochiKame (short for "Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen Mae Hashutsujo") has completed its 40 year serialization in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine, and with the 200th and final collected volume of the series published in Japan on September 12, 2016, it has now won an award from the Guinness Book of World Records. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Twin Star Exorcists TV anime is moving into a new, anime-original storyline called the Island Rulership Rebellion arc, and three new cast members have been added to the cast. Hit the jump to learn more.
Three new cast members have been announced for ēlDLIVE, an upcoming TV anime adaptation based on the science fiction manga by Akira Amano. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.