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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.

  • Wednesday August 11, 2021
  • Komi Can't Communicate Manga Author Wants Your Questions!

    The TV anime adaptation is set to premiere in October 2021

    The official Twitter for Tomohito Oda's romantic comedy manga Komi Can't Communicate has posted a tweet in English and Japanese asking for questions from fans to the original author. Selected answers will be published in the forthcoming Fanbook to be released in October. Check out the tweet after the jump!

  • Monday April 5, 2021
  • Chizuru Celebrates Over 8 Million Copies of Rent-a-Girlfriend Manga

    Manga creator Reiji Miyajima drew a Chizuru illustration for the announcement

    The creator of the Rent-a-Girlfriend manga series, Reiji Miyajima, revealed on April 2 that the romantic comedy manga had exceeded 8 million copies in the wild. To celebrate the milestone, Miyajima drew a special illustration of the lead female character Chizuru thanking fans. See the drawing after the jump!

  • Friday January 8, 2021
  • Silver Spoon Manga Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with Art Exhibition in March 2021

    About 200 original manga drafts and color illustrations will be displayed

    In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the serialization of Hiromu Arakawa (Fullmetal Alchemist)'s farming-themed manga Silver Spoon, its first large-scale art exhibition will be held at Event Square on the eighth floor of the Matsuya Ginza department store in Tokyo from March 8 to 21, 2021. Hit the jump for more details including a TV CM.

  • Tuesday November 3, 2020
  • EVENT REPORT: Dining Out at the Rent-a-Girlfriend Cafe in Tokyo

    Drinks and sweets were shared with some of our favorite girls!

    After working up an appetite at the Rent-a-Girlfriend exhibition, our Japan Correspondent went over to the Rent-a-Girlfriend cafe to try out some of the meals and report back to us what they were like! Read about the tasty treat right after the jump!

  • Tuesday October 27, 2020
  • EVENT REPORT: Going on a Date With Chizuru to the Rent-a-Girlfriend Exhibition in Tokyo

    Visuals, manga panels, and even costumes were on display!

    The popular romantic-comedy comedy TV anime series Rent-a-Girlfriend is currently holding an exhibition for the anime and manga in Tokyo, so we sent our Japan Correspondent (under the strictest of safety guidelines) down to get the scoop on all the girls from Rent-a-Girlfriend. See images from it after the jump!

  • Friday September 25, 2020
  • Rent-a-Girlfriend TV Anime Asks Japanese Fans for Support to Secure 2nd Season

    The last episode of Rent-a-Girlfriend will stream on Crunchyroll today!

    As the Rent-a-Girlfriend TV anime series comes to a close tonight with this season's final episode, associate producer Taiki Kakizaki asked Japanese fans of the series to pre-order the Japanese Blu-rays to help show support for a second season. See what the producer said in full after the jump!

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