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    Wednesday July 1, 2020
  • Co-workers Get Ornery in My Senpai Is Annoying TV Anime Adaptation

    Doga Kobo handles animation production for adaptation of Shiromanta's popular web comic & manga

    Head's up, fans of office comedy and romance! My Senpai is Annoying (known in Japan as Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi), a web comic by Shiromanta about a feisty young office lady who begins to fall for her overbearing superior at work, is being adapted into a TV anime. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday September 6, 2019
  • African Office Worker Explores the Corporate Jungle in October of 2019

    Japanese TV schedule revealed for upcoming adaptation of animal office comedy web manga by Gamu

    Business can be an untamed enterprise, and corporate culture can be especially red in tooth and claw when every employee is a wild animal, and such is the case in African Office Worker (known as Africa no Salaryman in Japan, and alternatively as Businessmen in Africa in English), an upcoming TV anime based on the office comedy web manga by Gamu that re-imagines animals native to the African continent at white collar employees in a Japanese-style company. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday August 26, 2019
  • Eiga Daisuki Pompo-san Web Manga's Anime Film Adaptation in The Works

    The anime project was initially announced back in August 2017

    Today on the release day of its first spin-off Eiga Daisuki Fran-chan NYALLYWOOD STUDIOS SERIES in Japan, KADOKAWA announced that an anime film adaptation of Shogo Sugitani (aka Ningen Plamo)'s Eiga Daisuki Pompo-san/Pompo: The Cinéphile web manga is in the works by CLAP, which produced the manga's anime CM in September 2018. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday August 23, 2019
  • Three More Cast Members Run Wild in African Office Worker TV Anime

    Adaptation based on GAMU's office comedy manga starring wild animals hits Japanese TV in October of 2019

    Three more cast members are joining the corporate jungle in African Officer Worker (known as Africa no Salaryman in Japan, and alternatively as Businessmen in Africa in English), an upcoming TV anime based on the manga by Gamu that re-imagines animals native to the African continent as white collar employees in a Japanese-style business. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday August 16, 2019
  • Gorilla Gal and Lion Gal Join the Pack in African Office Worker TV Anime

    Adaptation based on manga by Gamu hits Japanese airwaves in October of 2019

    We're ready to go bananas for the two new cast members that have been revealed for African Office Worker (known as Africa no Salaryman in Japan, and alternatively as Businessmen in Africa in English), an upcoming TV anime based on the manga by Gamu that re-imagines various animal species native to the continent of Africa as modern-day employees in a Japanese-style company. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday July 26, 2019
  • Employees Run Wild in African Office Worker TV Anime Trailer

    Main staff and additional cast announced for upcoming adaptation based on web manga by Gamu

    The corporate jungle is red in tooth and claw in a new trailer for African Officer Worker (known as Africa no Salaryman in Japan, and alternatively as Businessmen in Africa in English), an upcoming TV anime that re-imagines various African animals as white collar employees laboring at a Japanese-style corporation. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Monday March 25, 2019
  • Actors Get Wild for "Africa no Salaryman" TV Anime Announcement PV

    New animated project is based on Gamu's web comic about African-native animals as Japanese office workers

    Voice actors Akio Ōtsuka, Kenjiro Tsuda, and Hiro Shimono don animal-themed face paint in the announcement video for Africa no Salaryman (known in English as African Office Worker or Businessmen in Africa), an upcoming TV anime based on the surreal office comedy web comic by Gamu that re-imagines creatures native to the continent of Africa as office workers in modern-day Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday March 15, 2019
  • Tetsuya Kakihara Plays a Penguin in "A Polar Bear in Love" Mini Anime

    "Beast love" series returns to Japanese theaters with another round of animated shorts in April of 2019

    A Polar Bear in Love, a mini-anime based on the "beast love" manga by Koromo, is returning to Japanese theaters for another round of animated shorts, and this time voice actor Tetsuya Kakihara is joining the cast as a good-natured Emperor penguin named Cathy. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday March 6, 2019
  • Akio Ōtsuka Leads the Pack in New "Africa no Salaryman" Project

    Further details about new work based on Gamu's surreal office comedy manga will be revealed at AnimeJapan 2019

    It's a jungle out there in modern corporate life, and what better way to recognize this than with a new work based on Africa no Salaryman (known as African Office Worker or Businessmen in Africa in English), a surreal office comedy web manga by Gamu that re-imagines animals native to Africa as white-collar employees. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday October 30, 2018
  • Tsuredure Children Author Provides Voices for "Kanako's Life as an Assassin" Motion Comic

    New 4-panel comic by Toshiya Wakabayashi demonstrates why it's not a good idea to mess with office ladies

    Manga artist Toshiya Wakabayashi (Tsuredure Children) has a new 4-panel comic entitled Shiawase Kanako no Koroshiya Seikatsu ("Kanako's Life as an Assassin") about a frustrated office lady stumbling into a new job as a professional hitman, and to celebrate the new work, Wakabayashi has adapted the first chapter into a motion comic using their own voice for all the dialog and sound effects. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday September 27, 2018
  • Eiga Daisuki Pompo-san Manga Finally Gets Its Anime CM

    CLAP works on anime production

    The wait is finally over. It has been 13 months since the anime project based on Shogo Sugitani (aka Ningen Plamo)'s Eiga Daisuki Pompo-san/Pompo: The Cinéphile web manga was announced when its first tankobon volume was released in Japan. On the release day of its second volume, KADOKAWA posted a 15-second anime CM on its official YouTube anime channel.

  • Thursday August 16, 2018
  • A Polar Bear Falls in Love Mini-Anime Returns to Theaters in Japan in Fall of 2018

    Actor Ryohei Otani has a whale of a time as the voice of Orca in adaptation of "beast love" manga by Koromo

    A Polar Bear in Love, a mini-anime based on the B.L. ("beast love") manga by Koromo about a lonely and amorous polar bear who becomes infatuated with a harp seal who think he's about to become dinner, is returning to theaters in Japan in the Fall season of 2018, and a new romantic rival has appeared. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday December 17, 2017
  • "Azur Lane" Offers Amazing Prize: Actually Getting Paid for Your Art

    Winners of Pixiv contest will split screen time and 2.3 million yen in prize money.

    Ship girl mobile game Azur Lane has a devoted fan following, and now the game is giving something back. Two lucky artists in a new Pixiv competition will get to see their art appear in the game, and take home some prize money on top of that! Find out more about the event after the jump.

  • Thursday November 2, 2017
  • Beastly Love Story Continues in "Koi Suru Shirokuma" Short

    Here's your chance to see a polar bear perform an icy "kabedon" on a harp seal...

    Things are heating up in the frozen Arctic in a web-exclusive short for Koi Suru Shirokuma ("A Polar Bear Falls in Love"), a petite anime based on the humorous web manga by Koromo about a male polar bear who falls head over heels for a male harp seal. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Thursday September 21, 2017
  • Clerks Have a Bone to Pick in "Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda-san" Anime

    Project announced on the 3rd print volume of popular web comic about a harried skeleton bookstore employee

    Great news for all you working stiffs out there: Gaikotsu Shotenin Honda-san ("Mr. Honda, the Skeleton Book Store Clerk"), a popular web comic about a frazzled skeleton working in a book store and dealing with everything from rabid fujoshi to strange foreign tourists, is being adapted into an anime. Hit the jump to learn more.