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    Sunday May 8, 2022
  • FuRyu Offers Poseable Teddy Demon Plushies from Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

    Made-to-order figures based on cuddly characters created by Kagiji Kumanomata begin shipping in September

    If you're in the mood for something that is both cute and diabolical, then you're in luck, because FuRyu is creating a line of made-to-order poseable plush toys modeled after the Teddy Demons from Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle, a supernatural comedy manga by Kagiji Kumanomata about a kidnapped princess who won't let her captivity interfere with her beauty rest. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday January 5, 2022
  • Rent-a-Girlfriend Character Designer Shares a New Year’s Illustration of the Girls Going ‘GAO!’

    The second season is scheduled to be released in 2022

    It may be nearly a week since the new year began but that didn't stop the Rent-a-Girlfriend TV anime character designer Kappe (full name Kanna Hirayama) from drawing the four main girls of the romantic-comedy series as three of the cutest tigers in existence to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Go past the jump to hear the "gao"!

  • Tuesday December 7, 2021
  • Rent-a-Girlfriend Manga Reaches Over 10 Million Copies Printed and Sold

    Manga creator Miyajima celebrates with an elegant Chizuru

    It seems people can't get enough of rental girlfriends, with Reiji Miyajima announcing on his Twitter account tonight that the Rent-a-Girlfriend manga series has exceeded 10 million copies printed (physically) and sold (digitally). To celebrate the news, Miyajima released a visual of Chizuru in a dress that would give Kazuya a heart attack. See for yourself after the jump!

  • Saturday November 20, 2021
  • Cuddle Up with a Teddy Demon Plush from Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

    25 centimeter stuffed toys based on manga by Kagiji Kumanomata will shipp in March of 2022

    If you've ever wanted to snuggle up with a Teddy Demon from Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle, the comic fantasy manga by Kagiji Kumanomata about an abducted princess trying to achieve napping perfection in her new surroundings, soon you will have the opportunity to do so, because the Shonen Sunday Shop online store is releasing a line of 25 centimeter (about 9.8 inches) tall plush toys of the adorable little monsters. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday November 14, 2021
  • Weekly Shonen Jump's Physical Magazine Circulation Drops to Under 1.4 Million in Late 2021

    It's the lowest amount since the early 70s

    The Japan Magazine Publishers Association (JMPA) released their circulation figures for physical copies of Japanese magazines on November 13, revealing that the downward readership trend for some of the biggest names in manga continues well into 2021. Go past the jump to see the stats of the three biggest weekly magazines!

  • Wednesday September 8, 2021
  • Rumiko Takahashi Shares the Origins of Shampoo's Unusual Name

    Legendary artist takes to Twitter to talk about the thought process behind naming beloved Chinese martial artist

    Rumiko Takahashi - the prolific and prestigious manga author of series such as Inuyasha, Rin-ne, and Maison Ikkoku - recently took to her official Twitter account to share her thoughts on the origins of one of her most famous supporting characters: Shampoo, the Chinese warrior woman from the classic martial arts shonen romantic comedy, Ranma 1/2. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday August 11, 2021
  • Komi Can't Communicate Manga Author Wants Your Questions!

    The TV anime adaptation is set to premiere in October 2021

    The official Twitter for Tomohito Oda's romantic comedy manga Komi Can't Communicate has posted a tweet in English and Japanese asking for questions from fans to the original author. Selected answers will be published in the forthcoming Fanbook to be released in October. Check out the tweet after the jump!

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