Eight additional actors have joined Shun Oguri for the cast of the upcoming live-action Gintama film, based on Hideaki Sorachi's comedic action manga that pits samurai vs. aliens in Edo period Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Osamu Akimoto's police comedy manga Kochikame is continuing the celebrations of its 40th anniversary of continuous publication in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga magazine, and the latest plans involve a series of crazy collaborations with other pop culture properties. Hit the jump to learn more.
A recent anti-shoplifting public service campaign featuring an unlikely pair of protagonists from two popular Weekly Shōnen Jump titles has raised a few eyebrows online. Hit the jump to learn more.
According to a "flying get" report from the latest issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga magazine, the long-running police comedy manga KochiKame by Osamu Akimoto is getting a new TV anime project to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the series. Hit the jump to learn more.
Following rapidly on the heels of rumors of a live-action film adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, the latest Weekly Shōnen Jump manga / TV anime to receive a translation from the comic panel / TV tube to the silver screen is Gintama, or at least that's what anonymous sources on the Internet would have you believe. Hit the jump to catch up on the Gintama gossip.
The April 18, 2016 release of the 20th issue of the current Japanese print-run of Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga anthology magazine marks the official return to serialization of Yoshihiro Tagashi's much-beloved but often-delayed fantasy adventure manga, Hunter x Hunter, and more good news is on the way for Hunter x Hunter fans. Hit the jump to learn more.
DMP is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to publish an English language version of the full run of Izumi Matsumoto's classic romance / science fiction manga, Kimagure Orange Road. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new preview video for My Hero Academia depicting the fateful encounter between aspiring hero wannabe Izuku Midoriya and his childhood idol, the superhero All Might, is now available online. Hit the jump to fight for justice.
At the "Shokugeki! Maihama Festival" special event held on February 28, 2016, at the Maihama Amphitheater in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, it was announced that the 2nd season of food-battle TV anime Shokugeki no Soma will be broadcast during the Summer season of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.