A new cast member and additional broadcast details have been revealed for Chihayafuru Season 3, the ongoing adaptation of the josei manga by Yuki Suetsugu about a young woman who immerses herself in the world of competitive karuta, a traditional Japanese card game where players compete to claim cards corresponding to excerpts of recited poetry. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new trailer and a new key visual have been revealed for the third season of Chihayafuru, the ongoing adaptation based on Yuki Suetsugu's josei manga about a group of young people who throw themselves passionately into the world of competitive karuta, a traditional Japanese card game. Hit the jump to check it out.
Some sad news for all you competitive karuta fans out there: the third season of Chihayafuru, the TV anime adaptation based on the manga by Yuki Suetsugu about a young lady striving to reach the top as a competitive karuta player, has been delayed from its original broadcast period in April of 2019 and rescheduled for a new broadcast period beginning in October of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Perfect World, a romance manga by Rie Aruga about a young woman who re-unites with her high school sweetheart after an accident requires him to use a wheelchair as a mobility aid, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that will broadcast on Kansai Telecasting Corporation and Fuji TV beginning in April of 2019. Hit the jump to lear nmore.
The third season of Chihayafuru, an ongoing TV anime adaptation based on Yuki Suetsugu's sports manga about a group of young people who dedicate themselves to competitive karuta, is returning to Japanese TV in April of 2019, and now a new key visual has been revealed and returning staff have been confirmed. Hit the jump to learn more.
Cherry blossoms fall in the official movie poster for Perfect World, an upcoming live-action film based on Rie Aruga's josei manga about a young couple re-uniting and re-kindling their romance in the face of a permanently disabling injury. Hit the jump to learn more.
The TV anime adaptation of Chihayafuru, a josei manga by Yuki Suetsugu about a high school girl seeking to become the greatest competitive karuta player in the world, is returning for a third season that will broadcast as part of Nippon TV's "AnimeU" block in 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Holiday Love, a josei manga written by Yukari Koyama and illustrated by Eliza Kusakabe about married couples trying to piece their relationships back together in the wake of adulterous affairs, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that will broadcast on TV Asahi beginning in January of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tokyo Alice, a josei manga by Toriko Chiya about a young office lady finding her way in the big city, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that will air exclusively on Amazon Prime Japan beginning on August 25, 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
Perfect World, a josei manga romance by Rie Aruga about a couple struggling to live and to love in the face of a permanent disability, is being adapted into a live-action film. Hit the jump to learn more.
It turns out that Souryo to Majiwaru Shikiyoku no Yoru ni..., a short form TV anime based on the josei manga by Leon Maomi about a young woman's torrid romance with an old flame who has become a Buddhist monk at his family's temple, is too hot for TV. Hit the jump to learn more.
Prolific and bizarre 4-panel cartoonist and self-proclaimed "japanese kuso manga boy" Bkub Okawa (Pop Team Epic, Hyper Ultra Girlish) is exploring new boundaries of the manga medium with a new yonkoma manga published in Shodensha's Feel Young josei manga magazine, a publication aimed at adult women. Hit the jump to learn more.
Monthly Comic Zero Sum, a monthly josei manga anthology magazine published by Ichijinsha, is teasing a major announcement for Saiyuki RELOAD BLAST, a manga by Kazuya Minekura that re-envisions the protagonists of Wu Cheng'en's classic Chinese folktale Journey to the West as angsty bishounen. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kimi wa Pet, a romance / comedy josei manga series by Yayoi Ogawa that originally ran in Kodansha's Kiss magazine from 2000 - 2005, is receiving a new adaptation as a 16 episode, late-night TV drama that will air on Fuji TV. Hit the jump to learn more.
A pair of popular josei manga - Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu! by Yumiko Suzuki and Nodama Cantabile by Tomoko Ninomiya - are getting new, one-shot stories in the upcoming April 2016 issue of Kodansha's Kiss josei manga anthology magazine to be published on February 25, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.