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    Friday August 2, 2019
  • Maaya Sakamoto Plays a Card-Claiming Mama in Chihayafuru Season 3

    Additional broadcast details revealed for ongoing adaptation based on karuta manga by Yuki Suetsugu

    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.

  • Friday July 12, 2019
  • Karuta Competition Intensifies in Chihayafuru Season 3 Trailer

    New key visual also unveiled for ongoing adaptation of Yuki Suetsugu's popular josei manga

    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.

  • Monday February 25, 2019
  • Chihayafuru Season 3 Postponed Until October of 2019

    Project staff apologizes to the fans for the delay and asks for their continued support

    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.

  • Thursday January 31, 2019
  • "Perfect World" Romance Manga Gets Live-Action TV Drama in April

    Rie Aruga's story about dealing with life, love, and disability was previously adapted into a film in 2018

    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.

  • Monday November 12, 2018
  • Chihayafuru TV Anime Season 3 is in the Cards for April of 2019

    New key visual, main cast, and main staff revealed for ongoing adaptation based on Yuki Suetsugu's karuta manga

    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.

  • Saturday April 21, 2018
  • "Perfect World" Live Action Movie Poster Promises Romance

    Film based on Rie Aruga's josei manga about a couple dealing with disability hits theaters in Japan in October

    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.

  • Sunday February 25, 2018
  • "Chihayafuru" TV Anime Returns for a 3rd Season of Competitive Karuta

    Adaptation based on josei manga by Yuki Suetsugu heads to Nippon TV's "AnimeU" block in 2019

    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.

  • Saturday November 25, 2017
  • Can Broken Trust Be Mended in "Holiday Love" TV Drama?

    Riisa Naka stars in live-action adaptation based on josei manga about adulterous married couples

    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.

  • Saturday July 22, 2017
  • "Tokyo Alice" Live-Action TV Drama Hits Amazon Japan in August

    Series is based on the josei manga by Toriko Chiya about an office lady who is unlucky in love

    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.

  • Monday May 29, 2017
  • Rie Aruga's Josei Romance "Perfect World" Heads To The Silver Screen

    Live-action film adaptation announced for story about living and loving with a disability

    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.

  • Tuesday April 4, 2017
  • Steamy Monk Romance TV Anime "Souryo to Majiwaru Shikiyoku no Yoru ni..." Comes in Three Versions

    General release TV version, R15 AT-X version, and 18+ uncut AnimeZone versions available for short-form josei anime

    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.

  • Wednesday February 8, 2017
  • Bkub Okawa Courts the Female Audience with "Neo Naon Universe"

    Latest 4 panel comic from self-proclaimed "japanese kuso manga boy" is published in Shodensha's "Feel Young"

    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.

  • Tuesday June 28, 2016
  • Ichijinsha Teases Major Announcement for "Saiyuki RELOAD BLAST"

    Could a new anime adaptation of Kazuya Minekura's manga be on the way?

    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.

  • Monday May 9, 2016
  • "Kimi wa Pet" Josei Manga Receives New TV Drama Adaptation

    Comedy-romance manga by Yayoi Ogawa was adapted into a TV drama in 2003 and a film in 2011

    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.

  • Sunday January 24, 2016
  • "Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu!" and "Nodame Cantabile" Return to "Kiss" Magazine

    Popular manga series by Yumiko Suzuki and Tomoko Ninomiya will have 1-shot stories in April 2016 issue

    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.