Kids will have an unlikely new hero to look up to in the Spring season of 2019, because Kedama no Gonjiro ("Gonjiro the Furball"), a children's manga by Yasunari Nagatoshi about a sentient ball of yarn with super powers, is being adapted into a TV anime that will broadcast on TV Tokyo. Hit the jump to learn more.
A hard-hitting new trailer is now available for Kengan Ashura, an upcoming anime adaptation based on the violent martial arts manga written by Sandrovich Yabako and illustrated by Daromeon about a young man who competes in a secret world of underground pit-fighting tournaments at the behest of shady, super-rich corporations. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese rock band MY FIRST STORY will perform the opening theme for Kengan Ashura, an upcoming TV anime based on the digital manga written by Sandrovich Yabako and illustrated by Daromeon about a young man who aims for the top in an underground fighting tournament sponsored by shady mega-corporations. Hit the jump to learn more.
It's official! The "Teasing Master" is coming back for more playfully romantic antics, because the KARAKAI JOZU NO TAKAGI-SAN TV anime is returning to Japanese airwaves for a second season. Hit the jump to learn more.
Manga author Soichiro Yamamoto (KARAKAI JOZU NO TAKAGI-SAN) caused a bit of a stir on Twitter recently with a cryptic Tweet that hints that a new project related to the Teasing Master Takagi-san manga may be in the works for 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Shonen Sunday's official website Web Sunday confirmed on December 4 that a new serialized manga by internationally acclaimed artist Rumiko Takahashi (Urusei Yatsura, Ranma 1/2, Inuyasha) is set to launch in Weekly Shonen Sunday in the early spring of 2019. Her last work Kyoukai no Rinne/Rin-ne ended its eight-year serialization in the magazine in December 2017. Hit the jump for more.
YouTube and Shogakukan have teamed up to fight off an unexpected form of manga piracy. The strategy, recently used on the series Ushijima the Loan Shark, has required the companies to clarify their definitions of piracy even further. What's happening? Get the story after the jump.