To promote the release of the latest 16th tankobon volume of Yuki Tabata's fantasy action manga Black Clover, Shonen Jump's official YouTube channel today posted a 90-second special collaboration movie featuring "PAiNT it BLACK," the TV anime's second OP song performed by six-member idol group BiSH. In addition to the idols, the anime's three voice actors also joined the clip to shout out the dreams written by the fans.
Anime fans can soon gear up for adventure, because Gunjou no Magumeru ("Ultramarine Magumeru"), a Chinese comic by Dainenbyou about a mysterious new continent that appears in center of the Pacific Ocean, is being adapted into a TV anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
As reported, Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenichi Tachibana (art)'s sci-fi action manga TerraFormars resumes its serialization in the latest 21st/22nd combined issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump released today in Japan after a 13-month hiatus. It is also confirmed that the manga's delayed 21st tankobon volume is set to be released on August 17. Hit the jump for more details.
High school romance is harder than it appears in Kakugo wa Iika Soko no Joshi ("Are You Ready? Hey You Girl!"), an upcoming live-action film adaptation based on the shojo manga by Nana Shiiba about a handsome young man whose overconfidence could prove his undoing in the realm of dating. Hit the jump to learn more.
My Hero Academia is back with a vengeance for a 3rd season of aspiring heroes-in-training facing off against new challenges and horrific villains, and now fans can enjoy a non-credit version of the opening animation (featuring the theme song "ODD FUTURE" by UVERworld) thanks to an official upload on the TOHO Animation channel Youtube page. Hit the jump to check it out.
After a 13-month hiatus, Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenichi Tachibana (art)'s sci-fi action manga series TerraFormars will resume its serialization in the next 21st/22nd combined issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump to be released on April 26. The serialization has been stopped since March 2017 due to Sasuga's health issue. Hit the jump for more details.
Look out, wildlife, Asirpa's on the hunt! If you can't get enough Golden Kamuy in your life, NBC Universal is now publishing a supplemental mini-anime web series entitled Golden Douga Gekijou ("Golden Waypoint Theater") that is based on the humorous and informative chapter intros featured in Satoru Noda's original manga. Hit the jump to check it out.
Oricon reported today that the latest 31st volume of Haruichi Furudate's Haikyu!! sold a very good 371,000 copies in its first week, becoming the top-selling manga tankobon of the week. Meanwhile, the manga's first official color illustration collection book "Haikara!!" also sold 42,000 copies to become the No.1 title in its weekly book sales ranking. Hit the jump for more details.
Kingdom, a historical fiction seinen manga by Yasuhisa Hara that tells the story of an orphaned boy who grows up to become a fearsome general during China's Warring States period, is being adapted into a live-action film. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hold onto your hats, true believers, because My Hero Academia Season 3 will begin streaming on Crunchyroll as part of the Spring 2018 lineup beginning on April 07, 2018. Hit the jump to learn all the juicy details and to Go Beyond, Plus Ultra!
April 1st is the birthday of Kinnikuman (known as Ultimate Muscle in the United States), a long-running wrestling manga by Yudetamago about a bumbling hero who discovers that he is the heir to the planet Kinniku and who must wrestle to prove his worth, and the city of Osaka is having a "Happy Muscle Birthday" with festivities that include the opening of a new Kinnikuman character goods store at the BIG STEP shopping mall and a Kinnikuman art exhibition at the Gallery of Hakaba WEST venue. Hit the jump to learn more.
A dramatic new key visual and the Japanese broadcast schedule have both been revealed for Golden Kamuy, an upcoming TV anime adaptation based on the survival / adventure manga by Satoru Noda about a bunch of shady customers scrambling to recover a stolen cache of Ainu gold in Hokkaido near the turn of the 20th century. Hit the jump to learn more.