KADOKAWA announced on January 1 that the long-awaited next 15th volume of Kiyohiko Azuma's slice-of-life manga series Yotsuba&! is set to be released on February 27, 2021. It has been two years and four months since its previous 14th volume was released in Japan in April 2018. Hit the jump for more details.
As its 80th special exhibition, the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Hyogo Prefecture will host "Kiyohiko Azuma 'YOTSUBA&!' Exhibition of Original Manga Drawings" from June 8 to October 18, 2020. It was originally planned to be held from March 20 to June 27, but has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Hit the jump for more details including the special collaboration menu.
The Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan will soon get a little bit cuter, because beginning in March of 2020 the museum will be hosting an exhibition of original manga drawings for Yotsuba&!, a manga that focuses on the adorable everyday experiences of an enthusiastic but eccentric little girl. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese department store chain PARCO will hold an original art exhibition to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! manga series at its PARCO Museum (Ikebukuro PARCO main store 7F) between April 5 and 22, 2019. Hit the jump for more details.
One day before the official release day of its long-awaited 14th tankobon volume in Japan, Kadokawa announced that Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! manga series has printed 16.7 million copies worldwide as of the release of the volume. The slice-of-life comedy manga has been released in 24 countries/regions in the world with 13 languages. See the latest cover illustration after the jump.
Following the announcement for the release day of April 28, the official Twitter for Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! manga series has also posted a cover illustration for its long-awaited next 14th tankobon volume. It will be the first volume in two years and five months since the last 13th volume in November 2015. Meet the green-hair adorable girl again after the jump.
The official Twitter for Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! manga series today confirmed that its long-awaited next 14th tankobon volume is set to be released on April 28, 2018. It has been two years and five months since the last 13th volume was released in Japan in November 2015. Hit the jump for more details.
The main cast and broadcast schedule have been announced for Nyanbo!, a short form TV anime based on a spin-off of the "Danbo" cardboard robot character from Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! manga. Hit the jump to learn more, nyan.
It's time for the prelude to summer's big events. And, as America's Anime Expo, San Diego Comic Con and the like begin to turn up the hype, so are Japan's notable gatherings. Towards this, the summer edition of the major figure event, Wonder Festival, taking place July 24th at Chiba's Makuhari Messe, has unveiled the latest edition of mascots Wonda-chan and Reset-chan. Get a look after the jump.
Asahi Shimbun today announced the winners of the 20th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize. Kei Ichinoseki's kabuki and ukiyoe-themed mystery Hanagami Sharaku and Kiyohiko Azuma's slice-of-life comedy Yotsuba&! were chosen as this year's Manga Grand Prix winners from seven candidates. Hit the jump for more details.
Nyanbo - a cat-ear wearing, cat-tail sporting spin-off of the popular cardboard robot character Danbo from Kiyohiko Azuma's heart-warming Yotsuba&! manga - is getting its own short-form TV anime on NHK E TV in Autumn of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
For the first time in a decade, Azumanga Daioh - a 2002 TV anime based on the manga of the same name by Kiyohiko Azuma - will be available again on North American home video thanks to Sentai Filmworks. Hit the jump to learn more.