Weekly Shonen Sunday has an impressive history of action and sports manga reaching all the way back to 1959. But which of their titles is the most loved by fans? A new poll ranks the best of the best from the mag's history—see how your favorite ranks after the jump!
On August 29th Section23 will be distributing Sentai Filmwork's Ushio & Tora release. Now, with a little more than a month to go, English dub cast for the supernatural action has been announced. See who's who after the jump.
Back in January, between the runs of the TV anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita's supernatural action Ushio and Tora, Capcom's Nintendo 3DS game Monster Hunter Generations presented a collaboration, offering players the titular hero's powered-up hair and his powerful yokai-slaying Beast Spear. American gamers didn't get MHG until July, so, it's this September that Capcom is offering them a chance to get that free DLC.
Good Smile Company has starting building out their 2017 Nendoroid line-up. They've teamed up with TOMYTEC for the titular duo of supernatural action series Ushio and Tora. Then, there's Italian ship girl Libeccio from KanColle. And, rounding it out, THE IDOLMASTER PLATINUM STARS has inspired a pair in their "Twinkle Star" outfits. Get a look after the jump.
Retelling a 33 volume action manga over 39 episodes, Ushio and Tora has been an ambitious anime production. Both publicly, on social media, and behind the scenes, series author Kazuhiro Fujita has been a strong supporter of the effort. Offering a look at how he encouraged the people laboring on the series, animator Takahiko Abiru shared sketches Fujita provided MAPPA and Studio VOLN crew.
With the final battle only a few episodes away, have you been watching Ushio and Tora? Nate digs into this refreshingly old-school action anime with five reasons why you should join the fight against the sinister Hakumen no Mono! Hit the jump to get started!
As the third cour of supernatural action anime Ushio and Tora hurtles towards June's climax of the series' 39-episode run, a new visual has been unveiled. Here, the forces gathered for the decisive battle against Hakumen are cast in sepia. Check in out after the jump.
Tokuma Japan has posted a 90-second short music video for four-member Japanese rock band LUNKHEAD's upcoming 15th single "Kessen Zenya (The Night Before the Final Battle)." The song has been featured as the ED theme for the ongoing third cour of the Ushio and Tora TV anime. Check the clip after the jump.
As reported, purchasers of all 13 DVD or Blu-ray volumes of the ongoing 39-episode TV anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita's Ushio to Tora/Ushio and Tora manga will get a 20cm-tall super detailed Tora figure inspired by the first encounter scene between the protagonist Ushio and the yokai in the first episode. Check the painted version figure after the jump.
Crunchyroll announced plans to simulcast the continuation of the Ushio and Tora anime, which adapts the supernatural manga by Kazuhiro Fujita. The latest leg of the journey is set to kick off on April 1 at 7:30am PST. More after the jump.
No fooling, supernatural action series Ushio and Tora returns for a third cour on April 1st. If you're having a hard time remembering if it was Ushio looking to eat Tora or vice versa in the earlier July-December 2015 run of the TV anime, Tokuma has posted a helpful two-and-a-half minute digest of the earlier two cours. Check it out after the jump.
On May 18, Tokuma Japan Communications will release a character song album inspired by the TV anime Ushio to Tora/Ushio and Tora featuring its eight voice cast: Tasuku Hatanaka, Rikiya Koyama, Mikako Komatsu, Kiyono Yasuno, Risa Shimizu, Megumi Han, Daisuke Namikawa, and Yoshimasa Hosoya. Check their songs with a preview video after the jump.
It was confirmed at the advance screening event for the 27th episode of the Ushio and Tora TV anime in Tokyo yesterday that 48-year-old voice actress Megumi Hayashibara, best known as Rei Ayanami in the Evangelion franchise, is cast as the series' main villain Hakumen no Mono. Check more latest information after the jump.