A new key visual and two new cast members have been revealed for Promise Cinderella, an upcoming live-action TV drama based on the age / power gap romance manga by Oreco Tachibana about a spurned housewife who falls in with a rich but sadistic high school student after her husband kicks her to the curb. Hit the jump to learn more.
Promise Cinderalla, an age / power gap shojo romance manga by Oreco Tachibana about a former house wife who ends up impoverished after her cheating husband divorces her and kicks her out, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that will broadcast on Tokyo Broadcasting System beginning in July of 2021. Hit the jump to learn more.
Some quick news for fans of fantasy romance with a "beauty and the beast" style twist: Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts (known in Japan as Niehime to Kemono no Ō), a shojo manga by Yu Tomofuji about a young woman who is offered up as a sacrifice to a monstrous king only to discover that appearances can be deceiving, is being adapted into a TV anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
The World of Machida-kun (known in Japan as Machida-kun no Sekai), a shojo manga by Yuki Ando about an average high school boy whose extreme kindness improves the lives of those around him, is being adapted into a live-action film that will debut in Japanese theaters on June 07, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Haikara-san ga Tooru: Tokyo Dai Roman ("Here Comes Miss Modern: Big Romance in Tokyo"), the second film in a two-part theatrical anime adaptation based on the period romance shōjo manga by Waki Yamato, is heading to Japanese theaters in October of 2018, and its main character, Benio, is heading to the altar in a new key visual. Hit the jump to check it out.
Niehime to Kemono no Ou ("Princess of the Sacrifice & King of the Beast"), a fantasy romance manga by Yuu Tomofuji about a young girl who is offered as a sacrifice to a terrifying demon king, is being adapted into an audio drama that will be included with the special edition Japanese release of the 6th volume of the manga. Hit the jump to learn more.
The work of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure creator Hirohiko Araki is nothing if not genre-bending, and now Araki plans to break new barriers with the latest chapter of his Kishibe Rohan wa Ugokanai ("Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan") series, which will see the Stand-wielding manga artist from Diamond is Unbreakable appearing in an format unlike any he's appeared in before: a shōjo manga publication. Hit the jump to learn the details.
A new key visual and the theme song information have been revealed for Haikara-san ga Tooru ("Here Comes Miss Modern"), an upcoming 2-part anime theatrical film based on the classic shōjo manga by Waki Yamato about an unlikely romance that blooms during the Taishō era. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hikaru Midorikawa, a voice actor known for playing smooth roles such as Sakamoto in Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto and Zed O'Brien in Blood Blockade Battlefront, is trying his hand at manga authorship alongside artist Ichi Sayo in a new series that will debut in the August issue of Kodansha's ARIA shōjo manga magazine. Hit the jump to learn more.
Vampires and time travel go together like chocolate and peanut butter, and now Sora Honooki's supernatural romance shōjo manga Sengoku Vamp (aka Sengoku Vampire) is being adapted into an audio drama CD with a lush voice cast. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Japanese broadcast schedule for SUPER LOVERS 2, the sequel series to the 2016 boys' love TV anime SUPER LOVERS, is now available online. Hit the jump to learn more.
Aim for the Ace!, an extremely influential TV anime adaptation based on the Seventies shōjo manga by Sumika Yamamoto about a young girl struggling to become a professional tennis player, is receiving a deluxe Bluray release in Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
New information is now available about the opening / ending themes and the Japanese broadcast plans for SUPER LOVERS 2, the upcoming sequel series to the 2016 boys' love TV anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new trailer for Kyo no Kira-kun, a live-action film adaptation based on the romantic shōjo manga by Rin Mikimoto, is now available online. Hit the jump to turn on the waterworks.