Jul. 18, 2014 13:003

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 13:0014

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 07:0014

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 01:008

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 13:0012

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 01:003

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.

May. 27, 2014 07:000

More Than 40 Titles from Kodansha to Be Included in World’s First Shoujo Manga Subscription Service Joshi Comi Beginning on June 5

More Than 40 Titles from Kodansha to Be Included in World’s First Shoujo Manga Subscription Service Joshi Comi Beginning on June 5

Kodansha’s new monthly subscription service Joshi Comi will launch on the Yahoo Bookstore on June 5.

May. 18, 2014 01:0019

TV Anime Slam Dunk 20th Anniversary - Submissions for “Everyone’s Favorite Quote” Begin

TV Anime *Slam Dunk* 20th Anniversary - Submissions for “Everyone’s Favorite Quote” Begin

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the TV anime for the hit Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) basketball manga Slam Dunk.

May. 17, 2014 13:003

Broken Blade Reaches 3 Million Copies in Print, Large-Scale Train Ad Campaign Launched for 13th Volume

*Broken Blade* Reaches 3 Million Copies in Print, Large-Scale Train Ad Campaign Launched for 13th Volume

Over 3 million total volumes have been published of Yūnosuke Yoshinaga’s popular manga Broken Blade, Comic Meteor revealed. The milestone was reached in one fell swoop with the release of the 13th volume on May 12.

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