According to the latest Oricon report, the 15th to 20th volumes of the new "restructured" edition of Takehiko Inoue's basketball-themed shonen manga SLAM DUNK simultaneously occupied its weekly manga sales chart's entire top six positions for the week of August 27-September 2, becoming the first manga series to occupy the chart's top six in a week in the chart's history. Hit the jump for more details.
The man who made basketball popular in Japan, transcendent artist, master of characterization, that weird guy who draws manga with brushes. All terms that can be used to describe Takehiko Inoue. A man with brilliant natural talent who still breaks his back to produce unbelievable work.
After one-year hiatus, Takehiko Inoue's Vagabond resumes its serialization with the 323rd chapter in the 9th of 2015 issue of Kodansha's Weekly Morning, which is published in Japan today, January 29. The issues features the manga on its cover and opens with 28-colored page of the chapter. Hit the jump for more.
Takehiko Inoue, author of hit sports manga Slam Dunk and lethal samurai dueling manga Vagabond has gone somewhere in between the two for a visual illustrated for this May's 16th World Kendo Championships. This triennial event travels between member nations of the International Kendo Federation, but which returns to Tokyo for the latest. After teasing the work this fall, the final results can be seen after the jump.