Ryu Fujisaki, the author of Shiki and Hōshin Engi, is helming a new manga adaptation based on the Legend of the Galactic Heroes novels by Yoshiki Tanaka. Hit the jump to learn more.
This week's Weekly Shonen Jump has also confirmed that a serialization of a new manga series Platinum End by Tsugumi Ohba (story) and Takeshi Obata (art) will begin in the next December 2015 issue of the Jump Square monthly magazine. The two have been well known for their mega hit collaboration works Death Note and Bakuman.. Hit the jump for more details.
According to an official statement from the editorial staff of Weekly Shōnen Jump, Bleach author Tite Kubo is having problems with people misappropriating his image online. Hit the jump to learn more.
Margaret, a shōjo manga magazine published by Shueisha, is jumping on the digital distribution bandwagon with a new electronic publication called Nicoichi Margaret. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kōsuke Masuda's oddball comedy manga and anime, Gag Manga Biyori, is being adapted into a stage play that will run at the Hakuhinkan Theater in Ginza during September of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
According to the latest Oricon report, the 78th volume of Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga series One Piece, released in Japan on July 3, easily took the top spot in the weekly comic sales ranking selling an astonishing 1,676,264 copies in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.
Miho Obana's popular shōjo manga, Kodomo no Omocha, is returning with a one-shot story to Ribon magazine. Hit the jump to learn the details.
Shueisha has posted a 30-second CM for the upcoming 78th volume of Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga series One Piece, to be released in Japan on July 3. The video also announces the series' recent listing on the Guinness World Records. Check the clip after the jump.
Shueisha's Ribon magazine, which began publication in 1955, is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a "box quest" promotion featuring prizes based on popular shōjo manga from the Eighties and Nineties. Hit the jump to learn more.
The 10th issue of Shueisha's biweekly manga magazine Grand Jump, which is published today, announced that Kei Toume's Yesterday wo Utatte (Sing "Yesterday" for Me) will end its 18-year serialization in its 13th issue to be published on June 3. Hit the jump for more details.