Kodansha Manga took to Anime NYC to unveil its lates slate of print releases for the Fall season of this year which features a mix of popular titles, evergreen titles in new omnibus collections and new box sets for hit series by popular demand. Read on for the details.
Manga and light novel publisher Yen Press has announced its latest slate of manga and light novel acquisitions during Anime NYC. Read on for the full slate.
Upstart digital manga platform Comikey has announced a new slate of titles from Square-Enix along with a new partnership with Korean publisher Soran Books. Read on for the details.
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!
In the lead-up to tonight's episode of Downtown DX, where Enako will be a guest panelist, the topic of discussion was revealed ahead of the broadcast–Enako's 2021 salary from being a full-time cosplayer, host, and model. Learn more about the cosplayer after the jump!
The Theater Echo Group announced today through Japanese media that voice actor Yoshiko Ota passed away on October 29 due to heart failure at a hospital in Kanagawa prefecture. Ota was well known as the original voice to many iconic characters, including Leo in the 1966 Jungle Emperor Leo anime. More about her life after the jump.
The final trial for anime studio ufotable and its founder Hikaru Kondo occurred yesterday in a Tokyo District Court, with the final verdict being handed down against both the studio and its former president on December 10. Read the closing statements from the prosecution, what they're seeking in punishments and the response from Kondo after the jump.
Japanese talent agency Aoni Production announced today that voice actor Saori Sugimoto passed away on October 21 because of congestive heart failure that was due to anorexia. Read on to learn more.
The creator of Emblem Take 2 manga series, Jun Watanabe, went to Twitter to ponder if it’s okay that new manga creators are paid the same manuscript fees as he was when he debuted 30 years ago, though notes that it depends on the magazine. See the comments after the jump!
Voice actor Chris Ayres, a long-time fan favorite and best known for playing the role of Frieza in many Funimation releases of Dragon Ball Z over the years, passed away on October 18th. Read on for a moving tribute from his partner Krystal LaPorte
Kyodo News reported this morning that the Kyoto District Court has allowed the indicted suspect of the Kyoto Animation arson attack to undergo another round of psychiatric evaluations to determine his competency to be held criminally responsible for the attack. Read on for all the details.
The anime studio Sunrise is moving, and not just one studio or the business center, the entire company is consolidating under one roof for the first time ever, bringing the company that is currently spread over 20 locations to just the one near Ogikubo Station in the city of the same name. Check out what it looks like inside after the jump!