Fans will have an opportunity to take a glance before its January 2017 premiere. The official website for the Jump Special Anime Festa 2016 event has added ēlDLIVE, the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Reborn! fame Akira Amano's sci-fi action manga, to its screening lineup. Hit the jump for more details.
According to the newest Oricon sales report, the 23rd volume of Haruichi Furudate's sport manga Haikyu!!, released on October 4 in Japan, sold 478,598 copies in its first week, becoming the top-selling manga tankobon of the week ended October 9. Hit the jump for more details.
Another live-action film adaptation of City Hunter, an action / comedy manga by Tsukasa Hojo about a skilled but lecherous private detective, is currently in development in China. Hit the jump to learn more.
A recent online poll on Goo Ranking asked Japanese fans to pick their favorite gag manga that have been serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga magazine, and from a list of 48 possible titles, 5 gut-busting gag manga emerged victorious. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual as well as new cast and staff announcements have been released for ēlDLIVE, an upcoming science fiction / action TV anime based on the shōnen manga by Akira Amano. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.