Shueisha today opened the official website for the upcoming "Jump Special Anime Festa 2016" event to be held in Tokyo (November 27) and four cities (five locations/December 4). It is confirmed that a newly-produced original anime episode of My Hero Academia is planned to be screened at the events. Hit the jump for more details.
In a special collaboration with Japanese fashion magazine Men's Non-no, manga author Sui Ishida will be recreating the opening chapters of his Tokyo Ghoul dark fantasy manga in full color with brand new artwork. Hit the jump to learn more.
Eight additional actors have joined Shun Oguri for the cast of the upcoming live-action Gintama film, based on Hideaki Sorachi's comedic action manga that pits samurai vs. aliens in Edo period Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website of the anime adaptations of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed manga Haikyu!! today released a group visual of the Shiratorizawa members for its upcoming TV anime third season titled Haikyu!! Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy. Check the latest information after the jump.
Oodles of new information is now available online for Gantz: O, an upcoming 3DCG anime film that adapts the "Osaka Arc" of Hiroya Oku's violent science fiction manga. Hit the jump to check the new teaser trailer, the new key visual, and the new additions to the cast.
Osamu Akimoto's police comedy manga Kochikame is continuing the celebrations of its 40th anniversary of continuous publication in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga magazine, and the latest plans involve a series of crazy collaborations with other pop culture properties. Hit the jump to learn more.
Following the first one posted two weeks ago, NBCUniversal Japan's official anime YouTube channel has also released a new 30-second PV for the second OAD from the To Love-Ru manga franchise's 10th anniversary project, newly narrated by Aki Toyosaki as Momo Belia Deviluke. Check the new clip after the jump!
According to the newest Oricon report, the 82nd volume of Eiichiro Oda's One Piece released in Japan on July 4 still sold a very good 252,823 copies in its third week, keeping its top place on the weekly manga sales chart for three consecutive weeks. Hit the jump for more details.
A new teaser trailer is now available online for Itazura na Kiss THE MOVIE: Part 1: High School Story, the 1st part in a 2-part live-action film adaptation of the romantic shōjo manga by Kaoru Tada. Hit the jump to check it out.
According to the newest Oricon report, all of the top 10 titles ranked in its weekly manga sales charts ended July 10 are published by Shueisha. The top-selling manga was the 82nd volume of Eiichiro Oda's One Piece, that sold and an impressive 1,629,995 copies in its second week. Check the top 10 list after the jump.