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    Friday October 1, 2021
  • Platinum End, Hikaru no Go Collaborate to Celebrate TV Anime Broadcast

    Both original manga series was illustrated by Takeshi Obata

    To celebrate the premiere of the Platinum End TV anime series next month and the 20th anniversary of the Hikaru no Go TV anime, the two franchises, which both had their original manga illustrated by Takeshi Obata, appeared in a collaborative visual featuring the lead characters from both series. Check it out after the jump!

  • Friday September 17, 2021
  • Hikaru no Go TV Anime Places Illustration on the Board for 20th Anniversary

    The classic series is available to stream on Crunchyroll

    October 10 marks 20 years since the influential TV anime series Hikaru no Go started airing on Japanese television in 2001. To celebrate the anniversary of Hikaru no Go, Pierrot released a commemorative illustration as well as opened a special website, and announced a pop-up shop. More details after the jump!

  • 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.

  • Monday December 16, 2019
  • Crunchyroll and VIZ Media Team Up, Death Note and More Join Anime Catalog

    18 VIZ titles will be available on Crunchyroll starting December 16

    Big news today as Crunchyroll and VIZ Media team up to announce an anime distribution deal for the United States and Canada. 18 beloved VIZ Media library titles will be available to stream on Crunchyroll starting December 16, with more to follow on December 19. Read on for details! 

  • Tuesday August 6, 2019
  • Diving into the Mind of Takeshi Obata at the “Never Complete” Exhibition

    We went to the Death Note and Bakuman co-creator’s exhibition in Tokyo to take some notes.

    Death Note manga illustrator Takeshi Obata is currently holding an exhibition of his works titled "Artist Activity 30th Anniversary Takeshi Obata Exhibition NEVER COMPLETE" at 3331 Arts Chiyoda until August 12 in Tokyo. We sent our Japan Correspondent, Daryl Harding, to have a look at the exhibition and paint a picture of what he saw. Hit the jump to see the completed image!


  • Monday May 20, 2019
  • Naruto, Black Clover, and More Team up for Studio Pierrot Anniversary

    The stars of the studio's most popular series are dressed to serve at an upcoming collab café

    What do you get when you bring together stars of Naruto, Boruto, Bleach, Yu Yu Hakusho, and more beloved shonen series? Considering their shared parent company, you're looking at a Studio Pierrot party! SEGA Café is celebrating 40 years of the anime studio, and you can check out the festivities after the jump!

  • Thursday May 24, 2018
  • "Hikaru no Go" Gets Live-Action Web Drama in China Next Summer

    The Go-themed manga has printed more than 25 million copies

    It is confirmed today that China's biggest streaming service iQIYI will start streaming a live-action web drama adaptation of Yumi Hotta (story) and Takeshi Obata (art)'s shonen manga Hikaru no Go in the summer of 2019. The company reportedly acquired the right to adapt the internationally popular Go-themed manga back in June 2017. Hit the jump for more.

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