Some quick news for all of you shoujo fans out there: as previously teased back in February of 2020, a new anime project entitled Tokyo Mew Mew New has been officially announced for Tokyo Mew Mew, the anime adaptation based the popular magical girl manga written by Reiko Yoshida and illustrated by Mai Ikumi about a girl with feline super powers. Hit the jump to learn more.
Some pur-fect news for fans of Tokyo Mew Mew: a new project based on the magical girl manga written by Reiko Yoshida and illustrated by Mai Ikumi is currently in-development, and now a teaser website is counting down to further announcements coming in March and April of 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kodansha revealed the details of its "Tokyo Mew Mew Project" today. In addition to the male character-featured new series Tokyo Mew Mew Au Lait! illustrated by Madoka Seizuki, it also includes Tokyo Mew Mew 2020 Re-Turn, a two-part one-shot manga by the two original creators, Reiko Yoshida (story) and Mia Ikumi (arts). Celebrate the return of the five animal girls after the jump!
Manga illustrator Madoka Seizuki has started posting main character visuals from her new serialization work Tokyo Mew Mew Au Lait! on her official Twitter. It is expected to be a male character-featured spin-off to Mia Ikumi-illustrated Tokyo Mew Mew manga series in the early 2000s. Hit the jump for more details.
Japan's oldest currently published shoujo manga magazine Nakayoshi was launched by Kodansha in December 1954, and will celebrate its 65th anniversary with its January 2020 issue. To celebrate the memorial year, a special original manga art exhibition is set to be held at Yayoi Museum in Tokyo from October 4 to December 25, 2019. Hit the jump for more details.
The final chapter of Hidekichi Matsumoto's survival game-themed comedy manga Sabagebu! is published in the January 2017 issue of Kodansha's Nakayoshi shoujo manga magazine released today in Japan. To celebrate the end of the manga's six-year serialization, the author has been posting countdown illustrations on her official Twitter. Check them after the jump.
It has been confirmed that the July 2016 issue of Kodansha's monthly shoujo manga magazine Nakayoshi was sold out at stores only in a week from its release day in Japan, June 2. This is the first time in three years and four months for the magazine since its March 2013 issue that came with the "Manga Artist Set." Hit the jump for more details.
Card Captor Sakura is getting its own newspaper, the Card Captor Sakura Serial Newspaper, as part of the Takara Tomy booth at the International Tokyo Toy Show that's being held June 9-12. It'll be up for grabs for free, and there'll be a special booth at the show hosted by the adorable Kero-chan himself. Hit the jump for more!
Japanese publisher Shueisha and Kodansha have announced that formaldehyde, an organic compound which can cause cancer, was found in the supplements of their shoujo manga and children magazines published between October 2014 and July 2015. Hit the jump for more details.
Kodansha's Nakayoshi shōjo manga magazine is celebrating its 60th anniversary with "Twinkle Songs", a collection of music from the anime adaptations of some of the most famous manga series to appear in Nakayoshi, such as Sailor Moon and Cardcaptor Sakura. Hit the jump to learn more.