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    Wednesday September 5, 2012
  • CLAMP Taking a Two Month Break from New Manga Installments

    The break includes both "Gate 7" and "Drug & Drop."

    According to the Jump Square contents page, a member or members of CLAMP has fallen suddenly ill, and Gate 7 will be taking a break. CLAMP's web site confirms delays. Details after the jump!

  • Thursday August 30, 2012
  • Playable Version of "Monster Hunter 4" at Tokyo Game Show

    CAPCOM will have a booth at the show where fans can play next year's "Monster Hunter" game.

    The latest edition of the beloved-in-Japan game, Monster Hunter, Monster Hunter 4, will be playable at September's Tokyo Game Show. Details and concept art after the jump!

  • POLL: The Anime Japanese Fans Are Addicted to This Season

    Over 10,000 fans chimed in!

    What's the most addicting anime playing this season? Well the Japanese fans told the world, and their answers are after the jump!

  • "Young Kindaichi" Celebrates 20 Years with Two OADs

    The two OAVs on DVD (OADs) will tell one complete story

    Two anime DVDs will be bundled with the 3rd and 4th volumes of the latest 20th anniversary commemorative Kindaichi manga series in Japan. Details after the jump!

  • Wednesday August 29, 2012
  • "Kotoura-san" Announced as Greenlit for a TV Anime

    The award-winning 4-panel romantic comedy will now be an anime.

    Kotoura-san, the award winning 4-panel romantic comedy manga about a young mind reader has been marked for a TV anime. Details after the jump!

  • "Duel Masters" Manga Adaptation "Duel Masters Rev." Starts Today

    "Duel Masters Rev." starts in Shonen Sunday on sale August 29th.

    The latest issue of Shonen Sunday features a new series, Duel Masters Rev., based on the trading card game, Duel Masters. Details after the jump.

  • Monday August 27, 2012
  • "Bakuman" Season 3 to Start in October

    The long-awaited third season will play on NHK's ETV and One-Seg 2 Networks.

    After a half-year of reruns, NHK will bring Bakuman back for its third anime season starting on October 6th in a prime anime time slot! Details after the jump!

  • Have a Delicious "Resident Evil" Brains Dinner at Universal Japan

    It's a collaboration between "Biohazard 6" and Universal Studios Japan!

    In a collaboration between CAPCOM and Universal Studios Japan, just in time for Halloween Horror Nights at USJ, they're coming up with frights and some horrible dinner options! Photos after the jump.

  • Viewer Ratings for "Ponyo" Drop by Almost Half

    The 1st time it was at almast 30%, 2nd time at just over 16%.

    The Miyazaki film, Gake no Ue no Ponyo played on the Friday Night Roadshow on NTV last Friday, but it didn't pull in anywhere near the viewership of the first showing. Hard numbers after the jump.

  • Saturday August 25, 2012
  • POLL: Japanese Fans Pick the Most Heroic Heroes

    Over 2000 fans responded!

    Who are the heroes who most represent truth, justice and the Japanese way? Biglobe's anime site asked the question of Japanese fans. The winners after the break!

  • Bandai to Release 12 Inch Figures

    Their first figures are C3PO and Wild Tiger from "Tiger & Bunny"

    The new 12 Inch Perfect Model series from Bandai will be at a premium price for premium quality. Photos of the first figures after the jump!

  • Friday August 24, 2012
  • Lead Actress Picked for Manga-Based Drama "Shi to Kanojo to Boku"

    It's her second acting turn, and her second title role!

    The 20-year-old actress, Azusa Mine, will star in her first live action TV Drama based on the josei horror manga, Shi to Kanojo to Boku (The Death, Her and Me). Photos after the jump!

  • Kana Kurashina to Play Lead in "Hana-Zubo" Live Action Drama

    It's the first starring turn in a drama for the 25-year-old actress.

    The top-selling recipe manga, Hana no Zubora-Meshi ("Hana's Cut-Corners Cooking") will become a live-action drama starting in October, and 25-year-old beauty Kana Kurashina has been chosen to play the starring role. Photos after the jump!

  • Staff Info Released for New Anime "Mondaiji"

    The light novel series was announced to be an anime in July.

    The full title is Mondaiji-tachi ga Isekai kara Kuru-sou Desu yo? ("The Problem Children Say They Come from a Different World, You Know?"), but it's usually shortened to Mondaiji. The details on the staff and characters after the jump!

  • Thursday August 23, 2012
  • Contract with Kyubey and Eat His Face

    Premium Bandai is taking pre-orders for a "Kyubey Face Cake!"

    Bandai's online shop, Bandai Premium has a new confection that is cute and almost evil. Their taking pre-orders for the Madoka Magica Kyubey Face Cake now for shipments in November. Photos after the jump!

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