The official Twitter for Kohei Horikoshi's adventure superhero manga series Boku no Hero Academia/My Hero Academia announced on August 7 that its total print run had hit the 16 million copy mark in Japan. Hit the jump for more story.
The latest ending theme for Season 3 of My Hero Academia, "Long Hope Philia" by Masaki Suda, was released today as a single in Japan, and to celebrate the release the official TOHO Animation Channel on Youtube has published a non-credit version of the ending animation. Hit the jump to check it out.
Traditional Japanese koto music meets some rather untraditional characters in Kono Oto Tomare! ("Stop This Sound!"), an upcoming TV anime adaptation based on the shonen manga by Amyū about a failing high school koto music club that is revitalized by the addition of a delinquent girl to its roster. Hit the jump to learn more.
The "Pro Hero Provisional License Exam" arc is in full swing in My Hero Academia, the ongoing TV adaptation based on Kohei Horikoshi's shonen manga about a new generation young people training to become professional superheroes, and now seven new characters have joined the cast. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced today that this year's 32nd issue is online for free for a limited time of two weeks from today to July 31. The issue was scheduled to ship on July 9, but the torrential rains unleashed floods in western Japan last week caused delay of the shipment in several areas. Hit the jump for more details.
Voice actress Megumi Han (Akko in Little Witch Academia) is joining the cast of the Black Clover TV anime as Kahono, a mysterious girl that Asta and Noelle encounter as they travel the coast of Raque, beginning in Episode 40, which broadcasts in Japan on July 10, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
As the Golden Kamuy TV anime goes into re-runs on Japanese TV in July and builds anticipation for the second season in October, a new recruitment-style teaser trailer has been released that encourages viewers to throw their lots in with the true heroes of the series: the deranged Lieutenant Tsurumi and his rebellious members of the 7th Division. Hit the jump to check it out.
The second cour of the third season of My Hero Academia, an ongoing TV anime based on the shonen manga by Kohei Horikoshi about an elite class of young people training to be the next generation of superheroes, begins broadcasting in Japan on July 14, 2018, and now an exciting new trailer highlights what's to come in the "Pro Hero Provisional License Exam" arc. Hit the jump to Go Beyond, Plus Ultra!
Golden Kamuy, an ongoing TV anime that adapts the adventure / survival / gourmet / gag manga by Satoru Noda about different factions searching for a cache of stolen Ainu gold in early 20th century Hokkaido, is returning for a second season in the Fall of 2018, but the series is also getting a pair of episodes that will adapt the "Attack Of The Mysterious Winged Terror!" and "Bodyguard Of The Snow-Swept Plains" chapters of the manga. Hit the jump to learn more.
Beginning with Episode 38 (which broadcasts in Japan on June 26, 2018), two more voice actors will take on the role of Magic Knights in Black Clover, an on-going TV anime based on the fantasy adventure manga by Yūki Tabata about a boy who dreams of becoming the Wizard King. Hit the jump to learn more.
Actors Masami Nagasawa and Masaki Okada have been confirmed to reprise their roles as Tae Shimura and Kotaro Katsura, respectively, in Gintama 2, an upcoming live-ation film based on the science fiction / historical samurai / gag manga by Hideaki Sorachi about an Edo era Japan overrun by alien visitors. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.