The TV anime adaptation of Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle (known in Japan as Maōjō de Oyasumi), a comedy fantasy manga by Kagiji Kumanomata about a princess being held hostage by demonic forces that make napping difficult for her, is currently broadcasting in Japan, and to celebrate the opening and ending animation sequences have been published to Youtube. Hit the jump to check them out.
Shogakukan has announced that the total number of printed copies of Sumito Oowara's Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasuna! / Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! manga in Japan has reached a milestone of one million copies. The comedy series focusing on three high school girls with a passion for making animation has been serialized in the publisher's BIG COMICS since July 2016. Hit the jump for more details.
Dorohedoro, an anime adaptation based on the anarchic dark fantasy manga by Q Hayashida about a gyoza-loving fellow who has been cursed with a serious case of lizard-face, is tearing it up on Netflix, and soon fans of the show will be able to own a piece of it in the real world with a massive 1/6 scale action figure of Caiman in his anime color scheme. Hit the jump to learn more.
The first teaser trailer for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of the Fly Me to the Moon comedy manga was released today showcasing two visuals featuring lovebirds Nasa and Tsubasa Yuzaki and revealing the main staff and cast. Fly past the jump to check it all out!
Some quick news for fans of a bit of the ol' head-biting ultra-violence: Dorohedoro, the TV anime adaptation based on Q Hayashida's darkly humorous dark fantasy manga about a man cursed with a serious case of "tragic reptile face", is heading to Netflix in the United States and other world markets beginning in May of 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.
Dorohedoro, a TV anime based on the anarchic dark fantasy manga by Q Hayashida about a man with a lizard head hunting sorcerers in an effort to regain his human form, has concluded its Japanese TV broadcast, but a true ending is still "not found", because (K)NoW_NAME has released a creditless ending animation for "404", one of the ending themes that the band performs for the show. Hit the jump to check it out.
If life is just a game, then we're ready to enter some cheat codes, and Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki (known in Japan as Jaku-chara Tomozaki-kun), an upcoming TV anime based on the romantic comedy light novel series written by Yuki Yaku and illustrated by Fly about a boy and a girl who approach life like it's a video game, has revealed a new key visual, its main staff, and its main cast. Hit the jump to learn more,
The strange team-up between Dorohedoro and ZOMBIE LAND SAGA continues, and the collaboration is only getting weirder with a pair of new key visuals featuring characters from the anime based on Q Hayashida's anarchic dark fantasy manga and the anime about a group of living dead girls singing to save Saga Prefecture. Hit the jump to check it out.
It was announced today that Kenjiro Hata’s (Hayate the Combat Butler) hit romantic comedy manga series Fly Me to the Moon will be getting a TV anime adaptation from October. The first visual was released showing the lovebirds Nasa and Tsubasa Yuzaki their formal wedding outfits. Hit the jump to learn more about these starry-eyed lovers!
Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki (known in Japan as Jaku-chara Tomozaki-kun), a romantic comedy light novel series written by Yuki Yaku and illustrated by Fly about a boy and a girl who treat life like a video game, is getting a special edition release of volume "8.5" in Japan that comes with an audio drama CD adaptation. Hit the jump to learn more.
With schools closed all across Japan due to measures implemented by the Japanese government to combat the coronavirus in the country, two of the biggest publishing houses in Japan, Weekly Shonen Jump and Weekly Shonen Sunday are releasing past 2020 issues of their magazines for free to help alleviate the boredom kids might have when stuck at home during the crisis. More details after the jump.
If you thought Hello Kitty was aggressive with her anniversary plans, wait until you see what Doraemon is up to! Your friend from the future is celebrating 50 years in print by taking over 50 Shogakukan magazine covers, and we've got your first look at the campaign. Check it out after the jump!