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    Wednesday September 8, 2021
  • Rumiko Takahashi Shares the Origins of Shampoo's Unusual Name

    Legendary artist takes to Twitter to talk about the thought process behind naming beloved Chinese martial artist

    Rumiko Takahashi - the prolific and prestigious manga author of series such as Inuyasha, Rin-ne, and Maison Ikkoku - recently took to her official Twitter account to share her thoughts on the origins of one of her most famous supporting characters: Shampoo, the Chinese warrior woman from the classic martial arts shonen romantic comedy, Ranma 1/2. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Inuyasha TV Anime Gets Remastered 16:9 HD Blu-ray Box Sets in Japan

    The original 4:3 version will come as a special feature

    For the first time ever, the full original Inuyasha TV anime series is coming to Blu-ray in Japan in a four-volume Blu-ray box set. The transfer will include an HD remaster of the series in 16:9 widescreen for all 167 episodes alongside the original 4:3 SD version that was televised. To celebrate, the original creator Rumiko Takahashi drew an illustration of the titular character which can be seen after the jump!

  • Friday August 6, 2021
  • Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon Reveals 2nd Season Visual, Trailer, Broadcast Date

    Also new cast members and the ending theme artist

    The story of InuYasha spin-off/sequel Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon continues with the second season premiering on October 2. Along with the broadcast date, a new key visual was released alongside a trailer and the reveal of the ending theme song artist and a new cast member. Travel past the jump to learn more!

  • Wednesday July 21, 2021
  • Chainsaw Man Creator's Newest One-Shot 'Look Back' Reaches 4 Million Reads in 2 days

    The one-shot went viral on Monday in Japan when it was released online

    Not only did Chainsaw Man manga creator Tatsuki Fujimoto's newest one-shot hit like a ton of bricks when it was released on Monday, but Look Back is seemingly looking like one of the most popular one-shots on Jump+ history, reaching over 4 million reads on the digital manga platform in just two days in Japan. Rip into all the news after the jump!

  • Friday July 9, 2021
  • VIZ Announces Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai Manga and More

    New Kazuo Umezz book, Uzumaki coloring book… there's a lot to look forward to

    VIZ Media hopped on Twitter for one of its semi-regular license reveals, announcing everything from an Uzumaki Coloring Book to more horror delights from Kazuo Umezz, the Dragon Quest: Adventure of Dai manga, and much more. Read on for a roundup!

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