It's official: the 3rd season of My Hero Academia, an on-going TV anime adaptation of Kōhei Horikoshi's shōnen manga about young people training to become the next generation of superheroes, will return to Japanese TV beginning in April of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kumamoto Prefecture is still recovering from damages caused by an April 2016 earthquake, and the region's official mascot, Kumamon, paid a visit to the offices of Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump on November 06, 2017, to request the continued assistance of a One Piece-themed charity drive in 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
I"s, a teen romance manga by Masakazu Katsura about a young man who finds himself caught between his current crush and his childhood friend, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that stars actor Amane Okayama in the leading role. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you've been following My Hero Academia, you've probably noticed a tough-looking fellow in Class 1-A by the name of Koji Koda, aka the "Petting Hero, Anima", but it's only with Episode 36 that this kind-hearted character finally gets a chance to speak. Hit the jump to learn more.
As the My Hero Academia TV anime prepares to enter a new story arc in which the students of U.A. High School face off against their teachers for final exams, the official TV anime home page has published a new key visual featuring Class 1A getting ready for battle. Hit the jump to check it out.
The next cour of My Hero Academia kicks off its Japanese broadcast on July 08, 2017, and now a new preview video and the OP theme performer for the next installment have been revealed. Hit the jump to go beyond, Plus Ultra!
According to the latest numbers reported by Japan Magazine Publishers Association (JMPA) yesterday, the average circulation of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump in the period between January and March 2017 was confirmed as 1,915,000 copies. It is the first time for Japan's top-selling manga magazine to dip in circulation below two million. Hit the jump for more details.
Shueisha today launched an official website and Twitter for the upcoming three-part 50th anniversary exhibition for its signature manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump to reveal more details including the 63 titles for its first selection. The top-selling Japanese manga magazine was established in 1968 and its current circulation is about 2 million copies. Hit the jump for more details.