Mar. 29, 2015 23:57

Akiko Higashimura Awarded the Manga Taisho 2015 Award for Manga ‘Kakukaku Shikajika’

Akiko Higashimura Awarded the Manga Taisho 2015 Award for Manga ‘Kakukaku Shikajika’

On March 24, 2015, the Manga Taisho 2015 award ceremony was held in central Tokyo, with Akiko Higashimura’s manga Kakukaku Shikajika chosen as the winner.

Mar. 20, 2015 05:00

Kaito Kid Steals ‘Shonen Sunday’ Logo?! First Issue in 56 Years Published Without Logo

Kaito Kid Steals ‘Shonen Sunday’ Logo?! First Issue in 56 Years Published Without Logo

The audacious crime project Kid Steal Project is underway in which Kaito Kid, the rival character from Detective Conan, appears unexpectedly all over Japan to steal various things.

Mar. 19, 2015 21:00

‘Hirohiko Araki’s Manga Techniques’ to Be Published; Popular Author Reveals the Secrets Behind His Work

‘Hirohiko Araki’s Manga Techniques’ to Be Published; Popular Author Reveals the Secrets Behind His Work

Popular manga artist Hirohiko Araki, known for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure among others, will reveal the secrets behind his work. The new book Hirohiko Araki’s Manga Techniques, which focuses on how he created massively popular series, will be published by Shueisha on April 17.

Mar. 17, 2015 13:00

‘The Idolmaster Million Live!’ Manga Volume 1 Hits Shelves; Deluxe Edition Includes Original CD

‘The Idolmaster Million Live!’ Manga Volume 1 Hits Shelves; Deluxe Edition Includes Original CD

The Idolmaster is a popular title in a variety of media, and now manga has been added to this list. On March 12, the first tankobon volume of the manga adaptation of the social game The Idolmaster Million Live! was released.

Feb. 28, 2015 21:00

Popular Manga Artist Hiro Mashima Draws Jack Bauer from ‘24’

Popular Manga Artist Hiro Mashima Draws Jack Bauer from ‘24’

The newest season in the astonishingly popular drama series 24, 24: Live Another Day, will finally be released on Blu-ray and DVD in Japan on March 4.

Feb. 19, 2015 13:00

‘Shoku no Gunshi’ Gets TV Drama; Airing from April on Tokyo MX

‘Shoku no Gunshi’ Gets TV Drama; Airing from April on Tokyo MX

Shoku no Gunshi, which has been serializing since December 2009 in Weekly Manga Goraku (published by Nihon Bungeisha), is being adapted into a TV drama. It will start airing on Tokyo MX in April 2015.

Feb. 14, 2015 03:00

Let’s Enjoy ‘Ptolemy’s Singularity’! TV CM and an Interview with Lead Performer Sora Amamiya

Let’s Enjoy ‘Ptolemy’s Singularity’! TV CM and an Interview with Lead Performer Sora Amamiya

Ptolemy’s Singularity is a spin-off comic to Satoshi Hase’s sci-fi novel BEATLESS that takes place in the same world.

Feb. 11, 2015 13:00

After 12 Years! New ‘Boys Over Flowers’ Series ‘Boys Over Flowers Season 2’ to Start Serialization from Feb. 15

After 12 Years! New ‘Boys Over Flowers’ Series ‘Boys Over Flowers Season 2’ to Start Serialization from Feb. 15

After 12 years, a new series of the popular shoujo manga Boys Over Flowers titled Boys Over Flowers Season 2 (Hana Nochi Hare ~ Hanadan Next Season) was announced to start serialization in the manga magazine application Shonen Jump + from Feb. 15.

Feb. 10, 2015 21:00

"Tuesday" is the Theme of Futabasha Publishers’ 'Manga Action' and Akita Shoten’s 'Young Champion' Collaboration

"Tuesday" is the Theme of Futabasha Publishers’ 'Manga Action' and Akita Shoten’s 'Young Champion' Collaboration

Futabasha Publishers’ Manga Action and Akita Shoten’s Young Champion are both manga magazines aimed at young men. Both of the long-running magazines are popular, so we can say that they are rivals.

Feb. 6, 2015 21:00

‘Naruto’ Volume 72 Finally on Sale, Conclusion Celebration Projects Also Concurrently Underway

‘Naruto’ Volume 72 Finally on Sale, Conclusion Celebration Projects Also Concurrently Underway

After 15 years, the serialization of Naruto concluded in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) on Nov. 10, 2014.

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