Sep. 11, 2014 06:162

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with a Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 2)

Become a Manga Translator! An Interview with a Manga Translation Battle Winner (Part 2)

Today, Japanese manga is extensively known all over the world, but, surprisingly, little credit is given to the manga translators who support it.

Sep. 7, 2014 01:000

Jinbocho to Become a Paradise for Girls - Shosen Book Mart to Be Completely Renovated with “Female-Oriented” Content from Shoujo Manga to BL

Jinbocho to Become a Paradise for Girls - Shosen Book Mart to Be Completely Renovated with “Female-Oriented” Content from Shoujo Manga to BL

It seems a new spot for girls is opening in Jinbocho, Tokyo, through which drifts the aromas of different cultures including old bookstores, music shops, a university, and more.

Aug. 26, 2014 13:002

ReLife Breaks Through 100,000 Copies Sold in One Week, Becomes Surprising Hit on Manga App

*ReLife* Breaks Through 100,000 Copies Sold in One Week, Becomes Surprising Hit on Manga App

After just one week, Sō Yayoi’s adolescent comedy manga ReLife has broken through 100,000 copies sold.

Jul. 18, 2014 13:0012

Disney’s New Movie, Big Hero 6, to Serialize as a Manga in Japan in Weekly Shonen Magazine Prior to its Release

Disney’s New Movie, *Big Hero 6*, to Serialize as a Manga in Japan in *Weekly Shonen Magazine* Prior to its Release

Disney’s newest animated film, Big Hero 6, which is releasing countrywide in Japan on Dec. 20, is now getting a Japan-exclusive development: it will be adapted into a manga and serialized in Japan.

Jul. 13, 2014 13:0015

The Most Sold Book in Japan for the First Half of the Year is Attack on Titan Vol. 13! Booklista Half-Year Ranking 2014 Announced, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin Climbs to No. 2 Just Five Days After Release!

The Most Sold Book in Japan for the First Half of the Year is *Attack on Titan Vol. 13*! Booklista Half-Year Ranking 2014 Announced, *Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin* Climbs to No. 2 Just Five Days After Release!

Booklista, a growing ebook service, announced on July 9 the results of the Booklista Half-Year Ranking 2014, which is comprised of the top selling ebooks available on Booklista’s ebook store.

Jul. 3, 2014 07:0016

A Fantasy World Spread Online: Welcome to the World of Hashimoto Suzu’s Webcomic!

A Fantasy World Spread Online: Welcome to the World of Hashimoto Suzu’s Webcomic!

The setting is a school. In the corner of a classroom, a young girl assembles a tabletop planetarium.

Jun. 16, 2014 01:0010

Interview: Manga Artist and Illustrator Hiroyuki Asada [2/2]

Interview: Manga Artist and Illustrator Hiroyuki Asada [2/2]

In Part 2 of our interview, we talk with Asada about the birth of his popular manga series Tegami Bachi.

Jun. 14, 2014 13:0014

Interview: Manga Artist and Illustrator Hiroyuki Asada [1/2]

Interview: Manga Artist and Illustrator Hiroyuki Asada [1/2]

To commemorate the release of his latest book, we sat down with Hiroyuki Asada, the man behind such popular series as I’ll and Tegami Bachi, and asked him about his life as a manga artist.

Jun. 8, 2014 13:004

One-Shot to Be Published in August Issue of Jump Square in Celebration of Release of Rurouni Kenshin Movie

One-Shot to Be Published in August Issue of *Jump Square* in Celebration of Release of *Rurouni Kenshin* Movie

A two-part movie sequel based on the popular manga Rurouni Kenshin, which was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) from 1994 to 1999, will be releasing this summer.

Jun. 2, 2014 01:004

Ogihara, Yamaguchi, and Kotani of Cerezo Osaka Challenge Themselves with Recreating Tsubasa Ozora’s and Tarō Misaki’s “Twin Shot”!

Ogihara, Yamaguchi, and Kotani of Cerezo Osaka Challenge Themselves with Recreating Tsubasa Ozora’s and Tarō Misaki’s “Twin Shot”!

The third PV has been released for the project in which trick shots from the world of Captain Tsubasa are recreated in real life by top J. League athletes.

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