Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump manga magazine is aimed at young boys, but it also has a large female readership, and within its pages theres no shortage of handsome dudes for everyone to enjoy. A recent poll on goo ranking asked readers to pick their favorite "most beautiful" male characters, and the top 10 results may surprise you. Hit the jump to learn more.
After 20 years, a new illustration book with images from hit manga series Slam Dunk was announced on October 8. PLUS / SLAM DUNK ILLUSTRATIONS 2 will be the first book since 1997 to feature the collected drawings of the famous manga series which popularised basketball in Japan. Hit the jump to score a three pointer and learn more!
K-Pop sensation BTS are set to hit Los Angeles this weekend before many more stops across the globe! BTS is a phenomenon, but at the heart of the hype are 7 guys who share their musical talents with the world. But when they’re not doing that, what do they do? Well, you might be surprised to find out that the answer is: watch a lot of anime and read manga! Curious what they like, and what seems to be the most popular? You don’t have to be ARMY to find out, just read on!
Takehiko Inoue's Slam Dunk is one of the biggest manga and anime series of all time, but did you know it actually changed the scope of basketball in Japan? Watch as Tim Lyu takes a deep dive into the impact Slam Dunk had and how its legacy carries on today!
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.
No one does collaborations quite like anime! Anime collaborations are pretty common, but fashion may not be first on your mind! You might be surprised at all of the great fashion mashups, so let’s take a look at what we think are the 10 best… And no, there are no silk DBZ button down shirts in the mix!
The Slam Dunk manga is coming back to life this June, thanks to a "restructured" 20-volume release! And the creator is on hand, turning out new cover art. Check it out after the jump.