Digital Manga has delivered on their suggestion that they might take on Kaworu Watashiya's controversial (Seven Seas almost did a release) 2005-13 Kodomo no Jikan with a new Kickstarter. The campaign aims to publish all 13 volumes and a single volume manga as omnibuses to the market. This series compiles the chapters previously released in Comic High's Action Comics magazine. More after the jump.
Along with running in Young Animal magazine and being published on the anime site, character art for Guts and his new party from summer 2016's new anime adaptation of Kentaro Miura's fantasy horror Berserk have been posted. Get a look after the jump.
Crunchyroll has announced the return of the first season the anime adaptation of Shiro's mountaineering Encouragement of Climb to its library of streaming anime. The 2013 shorts' 2014 follow-up is also available on the service. More after the jump.
Crunchyroll has announced the addition of more of Father and Son to its library of digital manga. Volumes 5 and 6, with 24 chapters of the series from Gangan Online and Gangan Comics, went online today, with another 6, completing the simulpublication catalog, online at 5pm PDT, globally to English readers. More after the jump.
Since wrapping up Squid Girl, author Masahiro Anbe has been posting more tribute art on Twitter. Along with Championing other series from Ikamusume's old home magazine, he's developed an appreciation for the water-powered heroine KonoSuba.Check out the latest results after the jump.
Along with its Big Gangan premiere, Yen Press has launched the English, digital simul-publication of the manga versionof Kumo Kagyu's Goblin Slayer light novel series. Platforms include Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, iBooks and Kobo. Already in Japan, this first chapter got quite a reaction among the readers who had an early look.
A new preview has been published for Ride On, the anime side of the all-ages Monster Hunter Stories project, which will also a feature a Capcom game for the Nintendo 3DS. Mitsuru Hongo (World Trigger, Deltora Quest) is set to direct the David Production (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure) series with Natsuko Takahashi (Tokyo Magnitude 8.0) writing script and series composition along with Takuya Saito (who worked with Hongo on Outlaw Star) as character designer.
Good Smile Company has been busy scheduling their Q4 releases from the Nendoroid super deformed figure lines, and, there are some pretty wild ones on the horizon. Along with more KanColle ship girls, there's some craziness from Overlord, BBK/BRNK and Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn. Get a look after the jump.
First comes, love, then comes... Kiznaiver's "Ren'ai" chapter, starting this week with episode eight, "Happy Times Don't Tend to Last Very Long." Trigger has forecast a bit of the pain to come the latest Youthful Movie. Get a look after the jump.
Aira manga author Kozue Amano and anime director Junichi Sato reunite this summer of SCUBA anime Amanchu! With Maaya Sakamoto's 27th single, "Million Clouds" set to be featured as the theme, a new preview and visual offer a feel of the peaceful new anime. Get a look after the jump.
Shonen Champion has officially announced the live-action drama adaptation of Wataru Watanabe's 2008 cycling manga Yowamushi Pedal. The series will run on BS SKY PerfecTV in starting in August with director Takayoshi Tanazawa, co-winner of 87th Television Drama Academy Awards director prize for last fall's private rocket company drama Shitamachi Rocket and screenwriter Fukuhara Kota (Otomoen, Kiseki no Kyoshitsu) on the show from Toho Video in cooperation with DREAMAX.
An early look at the new issue of Comic Alive has listed three new cast members for the summer TV anime adaptation of Shinjirō's action manga Taboo Tattoo, now listed for a late night July 4th TV Tokyo debut. Akari Kito plays Princess Aryabhata with Shiori Izawa (Witch Craft Works' Tonopo) as Iltutmish and Kenjiro Tsuda (Yu-Gi-Oh!'s Seto Kaiba) as R.R. Lurker. More after the jump.
Digital Manga Inc. has announced the launch of PeCChi, an imprint dedicated to ecchi manga, a popular term used by fans of anime and manga culture to describe sexual acts presented in said medium. The first titles include The Secret Devil-chan, Me and the Impish Devil Vol. 0, and Me and the Impish Devil. More after the jump.
Hollywood Reporter's comics/geek media focused Heat Vision has learned that the live-action Ghost in the Shell has added Tokyo-born actress Rila Fukushima (The Wolverine's Kukio, Arrow's Katana). Her role is not specified. More after the jump.
In 2014, prior to the anime adaptation, Kugane Maruyama's Overlord fantasy novels spun-off as a manga by Satoshi Ōshio and Hugin Miyama. Volume 4 is due in Japan on June 23, and, scheduling out the rest of the year, a sixth volume is slated for December 26th with the ladies reuniting for a new drama CD. More after the jump.