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.
The official movie poster has been released for Asahinagu, an upcoming live-action film based on the seinen manga by Ai Kozaki about a high school girl learning the art of the naginata (a type of long-handled Japanese blade). Hit the jump to learn more.
Award-nominated manga Koi wo Ameagari no You ni has an announcement coming in the next Big Comic Spirits. Is it an anime adaptation? Or something else? Find out more after the jump!
In the latest issue of Big Comic Spirits, where sports manga Asahinaga, about the exploits of a high school club dedicated to the practice of atarashii Naginata is serialized, a major announcement is being teased for the long-running manga. Hit the jump for the teaser
The 48th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Big Comic Spirits, published today in Japan, announced that internationally acclaimed manga artist Naoki Urasawa's new one-shot manga will be released in its next 49th issue to be published on October 31. And it is also confirmed that an "urgent announcement" will be also made in the issue. Hit the jump for more.
The 27th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Big Comic Spirits announced that internationally acclaimed manga artist Rumiko Takahashi's new one-shot manga "Konya, Kanojo ga Yattekuru" (Tonight, She's Coming) will be released in its next 28th issue to be published on June 6. It is her first one-shot story for the magazine in six years. Hit the jump for more details.