After a hiatus of some 12 years or so, manga author Takashi Hashiguchi is returning to the world of high-stakes bread-baking with a new LINE manga entitled Yakitate!! Japan Super Real. Hit the jump to learn more.
"Gundam vs. Hello Kitty", a showdown project that celebrates the 45th anniversary of Sanrio's Hello Kitty character and the 40th anniversary of the original Mobile Suit Gundam TV anime, is in full swing, and the second promotional video in which Amuro Ray shares a meeting of the minds with Kitty White will be published to Youtube soon. Hit the jump to learn more.
Two more cast members have caught rap fever after joining the cast of Rapper ni Kamaretara Rapper ni Naru (localized as "Da rapper bites and becomes a rapper"), an upcoming 2-part live-action TV drama based on the LINE manga by Teikoku Inka about a mysterious virus that turns anyone exposed to it into a free-styling, sick rhyme dropping rapper. Hit the jump to learn more.
Everyone knows that if you're bitten by a rapper, you become a rapper, and now a two-part live-action TV drama inspired by Teikoku Inka's LINE manga Rapper ni Kamaretara Rapper ni Naru Manga (localized as "Da rapper bites and becomes a rapper") is heading to TV Asahi in July to further illustrate this point. Hit the jump to free-style like your life depends on it.
LINE is kicking off its new novel service with a writing contest. The search for the first big novel of the Reiwa Era has no theme, encouraging creativity and big ideas. Plus, a new PV promotes the contest. Check it all out after the jump!
Cuteness is freed from the bonds of gravity in "Gundam vs. Hello Kitty", a strange new collaboration that celebrates the 40th anniversary of Mobile Suit Gundam and the 45th anniversary of Sanrio's Hello Kitty mascot character with a "showdown project" that pits both franchises against one another online and in real life. Hit the jump to learn more.
ZOMBIE LAND SAGA fans who use the LINE messaging app now have a way to express their love for Franchouchou. The first volume of the ZOMBIE LAND SAGA sticker collection is now available worldwide, so hit the jump for samples.
The heroes of Steins;Gate come to life in a new line of LINE stamps — voiced by the original voice actors! Sample new recordings of the iconic lines after the jump.
Lovers of Pokémon -- especially the versatile Eevee -- will want to grab the latest series of LINE stamps! Created by the makers of online manga Project Eevee, it features the 'mon in all its evolutions in a cute, fluffy style. Preview the stamps after the jump!
Popular app LINE is teaming up with Team Shangai Alice to help fan creators get noticed! Their new Creators Collaboration project lets fan artists create LINE stamps based on Touhou Project to get exposure -- and earnings -- for their work. Hit the jump to see how it works!
Gundam 00 is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a gift for fans: a new set of LINE stamps! Accentuate your chats with Haros and Haptisms -- preview the set after the jump!