As reported, the countdown site for the 10th anniversary of the Death Note manga officially revealed its commemorative project today on March 3. The franchise will collaborate with the Real Dasshutsu (Escape) Game and hold mystery solving events named "Escape from the God of the New World" in Tokyo and Osaka from May to July. Hit the jump for more details.
Shueisha has opened a mysterious countdown site for the 10th anniversary of the Death Note manga by Tsugumi Ohba (story) and Takeshi Obata (art). It says, "If you touch this note, your memory will revive." Hit the jump for more.
In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the TV anime series next year, Shueisha and Toei Animation jointly launched "ONE-PIECE.com," an official portal site for Eiichiro Oda's super popular manga series One Piece on November 1. To celebrate the launch, the original manga creator Oda posted a special illustration on the site. Hit the jump for the illustration and more details.
Japanese publisher Shueisha announced on October 30 that Eiichiro Oda's super popular manga One Piece would have 300 million copies in print with the 72nd volume of the manga which was scheduled to be released in Japan on November 1. One Piece is their first manga series breaks the record. Hit the jump 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.
Shueisha announced the theme illustration for the character novel category of the latest Jump Novel Prize for New Writers today. The participants for the category must create an original story based on the illustration drawn by Yasuhiro Nightow (Trigun). Hit the jump for more details.
Today in Japan, Shueisha released an iPhone/iPad digital platform for reading Jump manga. Called Jump Book Store, the app currently boasts over a thousand volumes of One Piece, Naruto, Bleach, and other Jump favorites. You guys might be getting used to reading digital manga from Viz or other publishers, but this app is a huge leap for the medium in its home country. Screens and impressions past the break!