According to the latest Oricon report, the 78th volume of Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga series One Piece, released in Japan on July 3, easily took the top spot in the weekly comic sales ranking selling an astonishing 1,676,264 copies in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.
Miho Obana's popular shōjo manga, Kodomo no Omocha, is returning with a one-shot story to Ribon magazine. Hit the jump to learn the details.
Shueisha has posted a 30-second CM for the upcoming 78th volume of Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga series One Piece, to be released in Japan on July 3. The video also announces the series' recent listing on the Guinness World Records. Check the clip after the jump.
Shueisha's Ribon magazine, which began publication in 1955, is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a "box quest" promotion featuring prizes based on popular shōjo manga from the Eighties and Nineties. Hit the jump to learn more.
The 10th issue of Shueisha's biweekly manga magazine Grand Jump, which is published today, announced that Kei Toume's Yesterday wo Utatte (Sing "Yesterday" for Me) will end its 18-year serialization in its 13th issue to be published on June 3. Hit the jump for more details.
The entry process for the "Shone Jump Plus x Animax Anime Scenario Award" contest is now closed, and now the waiting process begins as 1758 hopeful applicants eagerly await the announcement of the winner in August of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese fans of josei manga will now have a new electronic outlet for their preferred reading material, because Shueisha's Cookie magazine is now going to be available in digital form. Hit the jump to learn more.
In anticipation of the upcoming release of the live-action Assassination Classroom movie to Japanese theaters, a new collaboration campaign crosses the tentacle-sporting Koro-sensei with aspects of the Japanese fashion industry. Hit the jump to learn more.
Shueisha is publishing a book about how to create manga that was written by Hirohiko Araki, the artist behind JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and Baoh. Hit the jump to learn more.