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.
Universal Studios Japan and Shueisha are once again teaming up for "Universal Jump Summer", a spectacular summer event at the Osaka amusement park that propels visitors into the worlds of some of Weekly Shōnen Jump's most popular and enduring manga, and this time two new additions have been added to the line-up: Hideaki Sorachi's Gintama and Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese entertainment website Natalie has posted a report from the set of the upcoming live-action Gintama film directed by Yuichi Fukuda, and it includes some candid photos of the cast and crew making the film. Hit the jump to check it out.
New movie posters for the upcoming live-action Gintama film have been released, this time featuring the four villains who serve as the primary antagonists of the Benizakura Arc. Hit the jump to check them out.