Some quick news for fans of forbidden romance: Ukiwa, a slice-of-life manga by Munehiro Nomura about a woman and a man who live next door to one another slowly falling in love despite already being married to other people, is being adapted into a live-action drama that will broadcast on Japanese TV. Hit the jump to learn more.
Critically acclaimed manga author Naoki Urasawa (Monster, Pluto, 20th Century Boys) is returning to the pages of Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits weekly seinen manga magazine with a new series for the first time since the conclusion of 21st Century Boys in 2007. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tokusatsu Gagaga, a comedy seinen manga by Niwa Tanba about an office lady who tries to hide her obsession with special effects hero shows from her friends and co-workers, is being adapted into a seven episode live-action TV drama that will broadcast on NHK in January of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
In a bit of irony, it has been revealed that the anime adaptation of Moshi Moshi, Terumi Desu. ("Hello, This is Terumi."), a romantic comedy manga by Etsuko Mizusawa about a girl who hates smart phones and the Internet and the boy who loves her, will be distributed as a "tate anime" designed to be viewed vertically on smart phones via the Anime Beans app. Hit the jump to learn more.
Moshi Moshi, Terumi Desu. ("Hello, This is Terumi.") - a romantic comedy manga by Etsuko Mizusawa about an old-fashioned girl who works at a telephone repair shop and the junior high school student who is madly in love with her - has recently concluded its run in Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits seinen manga magazine, and now the series will be adapted into an anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
Watch and listen as four of today's most popular voice actresses bring seinen manga to life! Big Comic Spirits is releasing new volumes of four of its titles, and they're advertising with four new CMs. Hit the jump to see them all!
A new trailer and the official movie poster have been published for Asahinagu, an upcoming live-action film based on the sports manga by Ai Kozaki about a timid young lady entering the world of martial arts by joining her school's naginata club. Hit the jump to learn more.