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    Monday January 20, 2020
  • Fans Pick Their Top 10 Most Beautiful Men of Shonen Jump

    Nearly 3200 votes were cast in recent goo ranking poll and the results may surprise you!

    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.

  • Tuesday October 8, 2019
  • Ball Is in the Court with the First Slam Dunk Illustration Book in 20 Years

    New illustration book based on the popular manga series is being released in 2020

    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!

  • Thursday May 2, 2019
  • BTS is Conquering the World, and They’ve got Anime on Their Side!

    BTS may have conquered the world of music, but did you know they’re also huge anime fans?

    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!

  • Monday April 1, 2019
  • How Manga Changed Basketball in Japan

    Crunchyroll takes a deep dive into the impact of Takehiko Inoue's manga

    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!

  • Thursday September 6, 2018
  • SLAM DUNK New Edition Monopolizes Top Six on Japan's Weekly Manga Sales Chart

    All the 20 cover illustration are newly drawn by the original manga author

    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.

  • Tuesday August 14, 2018
  • The 10 Most Stylish Anime Fashion Collaborations You Should Be Wearing!

    Fashion and anime worlds collided for some amazing looks!

    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!

  • Tuesday May 22, 2018
  • "Slam Dunk" Gets Restructured Manga Release

    Creator Takehiko Inoue designs new covers

    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.