The recent announcement of the Attack On Titan spin-off manga to run in shojo manga magazine ARIA was received with mixed emotions by some fans since it will be done by different authors and not the original author. However, the biggest surprise was revealed in the preview of the visual novel "Kui Naki Sentaku (A Choice With No Regrets)", included in vol. 3 of the Blu-Ray release. SPOILER ALERT! Proceed with caution!
Monthly Comic Magazine HERO'S in Japan is currently offering a free preview of Gurren Lagann spin-off comic Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Otoko-ippiki hen on their site. Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Otoko-ippiki hen places Kamina as the main character in the story that is set in modern-day Japan. Read more for the link to the comic!
It looks like One Piece, Naruto, and Toriko aren't the only big-name Jump titles getting spin-offs in new magazine Saikyou Jump--gag manga Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo joins the club with a series showcasing never-grim second banana Don Patch. Head past the jump to find out more!
Japanese moviegoers planning to attend showings of the live-action Paradise Kiss adaptation—based on the Ai Yazawa's manga of the same name—have something else to tide them over until the June 4 premiere. Paradise Kiss: After School is a 4-episode spin-off series that will be available exclusively through mobile content service "LISMO Drama!"