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    Saturday March 3, 2018
  • "JUNI TAISEN" Stage Play Reveals More Killer Key Visuals

    The full cast has been revealed for the theater adaptation of Nisio Isin's Chinese Zodiac-themed death match novel

    New key visuals have been published for the upcoming stage play adaptation of JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, and now the entire cast of Chinese Zodiac-themed assassins has been revealed in full costume and make-up. Hit the jump to check them out.

  • Monday February 19, 2018
  • Ken'ichi Matsuyama and Shota Sometani to Star in"Saint Young Men" Live-Action Drama

    Yuichi Fukuda (Gintama, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.) is attached to write/direct

    15 months after the initial announcement back in November 2016, the official website for the upcoming live-action drama adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's slice of life comedy manga series Saint Oniisan/Saint Young Men finally announced its two leading cast today: Ken'ichi Matsuyama (L in Death Note) as Jesus and Shota Sometani (Shinichi Izumi in Parasyte) as Buddha. Hit the jump for more information.

  • Friday February 16, 2018
  • "JUNI TAISEN" Stage Plays Shows Off One Quarter of Its Killer Cast

    Theatrical performance based on Chinese Zodiac death match novel by Nisio Isin hits Tokyo and Kobe in May of 2018

    A stage play based on JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR is coming soon with performances in Tokyo and Kobe, and now the production has shown off three of its killer cast in full make-up and costume. Hit the jump to check them out.

  • Tuesday December 26, 2017
  • "JUNI TAISEN" Stage Play Rings Up the Curtain on the Zodiac War

    Theatrical adaptation based on novel by Nisio Isin heads to Kobe and Tokyo in May of 2018

    Nision Isin's Chinese Zodiac-inspired deathmatch light novel, JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, has already been adapted into a manga and a TV anime, and now it's getting a new treatment as a live-action stage play that will run in Kobe and Tokyo in May of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday October 6, 2017
  • Nisio Isin Pens Sequel to "Juni Taisen" Novel

    "Juni Taisen vs. Juni Taisen" hits bookstores in Japan on December 12, 2018

    October has been a big month for Nisio Isin's Chinese Zodiac-themed "battle royal" novel, Juni Taisen: not only has an anime adaptation begun airing, but the book is also getting a new softcover release in Japan from Shueisha, a new hardcover release in North America from Viz Media, and a sequel novel entitled Juni Taisen vs. Juni Taisen that will be released in Japan in December of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday August 12, 2017
  • Crunchyroll Unleashes "JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR" in Fall of 2017

    12 warriors clash in TV anime adaptation based on "battle royale" novel by Isio Nisin

    Fur is going to fly in the Fall of 2017, because Crunchyroll will be distributing JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, an upcoming TV anime based on the "battle royale" novel by Nisio Isin in which a group of 12 Chinese Zodiac-themed warriors face off in mortal combat in a cruel contest that only 1 can win. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday June 12, 2017
  • Zodiac Attack! Animal Warriors Run Wild in "Juuni Taisen"

    Main cast members announced for "battle royal death match" TV anime based on novel by Nisio Isin

    The main cast have been announced for Juuni Taisen ("The War of 12"), an upcoming TV anime based on the novel written by Nisio Isin and illustrated by Hikaru Nakamura about a group of twelve warriors forced into a deadly game where only one can survive. Hit the jump to learn more.

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