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  • Oricon Comic Chart for 11/26 ~ 12/2

    December 6, 2012 @ 3:03 pm

    Oricon has revealed its weekly comic chart for November 19th to December 2nd. Check out the top 5 below! 1. "Real", Volume 12 – Inoue Takehiko : (122,236) 2. "WORKING!!", Volume 11 – Takatsu Karino : (100,660) 3. "BLACK BIRD", Volume 17 – Sakurakoji Kanoko : (96,114) 4. "Neon Genesis Evangelion", Volume 13 – Sadamoto Yoshiyuki/Khara, GAINAX : (95,070) 5. "Kimi to Boku.", Volume 12 – Hotta Kiichi : (93,62

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  • KARA to get their first TV anime next spring

    December 4, 2012 @ 11:31 pm

    It's been revealed that south Korean girl group KARA will be getting their first TV anime. The anime, tentatively titled 'KARA THE ANIMATION', is scheduled to air next spring. The characters will reflect the image and thoughts of each members, Gyuri, Seungyeon, Nicole, Hara, and Jiyoung. They will be voicing their own characters and will each get one episode, for a total of five episodes. KARA will also be in charge of the theme song fo

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  • JUN SKY WALKER(S) to provide new theme song for 'Toriko'

    December 4, 2012 @ 2:35 am

    Rock band JUN SKY WALKER(S) will be providing the new theme song for Fuji TV's anime, 'Toriko' (Sundays at 9:00 am). Their new song, "Niji", will be used on the show starting January 6th of next year. "Niji" is a message song with the theme "move towards tomorrow without throwing away your hope and dreams". It's described as a pop number with lyrics that are full of courage. JUN SKY WALKERS(S) will release "Niji" on January 30th as the

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  • Sometani Shota & Sono Shion team up once again for upcoming drama

    December 3, 2012 @ 4:02 am

    It was announced that actor Sometani Shota and filmmaker Sono Shion will team up once again for TV Tokyo's upcoming drama "Minna! Esper dayo!" Sometani starred in Sono's movie 'Himizu' that allowed Sometani to receive the "MARCELLO MASTROIANNI AWARD" at the 68th Venice International Festival, back in September 2011. Sometani commented, "I was wondering what kind of work it would be, and it was actually a live-action adaptation of manga tha

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  • Fujiki Naohito tries voice acting for the first time

    November 30, 2012 @ 7:37 am

    Actor Fujiki Naohito will be the guest voice in the upcoming anime film, 'Gekijouban HUNTER×HUNTER: Hiiro no Genei', which will open in theaters on January 12th. Fujiki will voice the mysterious character 'Omokage' who was a former member of Phantom Troupe. He will play one of the key villain roles in the film. This marked Fujiki's first time voice acting since debuting 17 years ago. "There are many lines that I will never say in a dram

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  • Oricon Comic Chart for 11/19 ~ 11/25

    November 29, 2012 @ 8:26 pm

    Oricon has revealed their weekly comic chart for 11/19 to 11/25. Check out the top 5 below! === 1. "Real", Volume 12 - Inoue Takehiko : (270,793) 2. "Neon Genesis Evangelion", Volume 13 - Sadamoto Yoshiyuki/Khara, GAINAX : (200,992) 3. "Inu×Boku Secret Service", Volume 8 - Fujiwara Cocoa : (190,867) 4. "Kingdom", Volume 28 - Hara Yasuhisa : (145,106) 5. "FAIRY TAIL", Volume 35 - Mashima Hiro : (138,821)

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  • Takahashi Ai voice acts for 'Meitantei Conan'

    November 26, 2012 @ 11:04 am

    Former Morning Musume's Takahashi Ai will be making a guest appearance on the December 1st broadcast of NTV's anime, 'Meitantei Conan: Nagasaki Mystery Gekijou'. Takahashi will be providing the voice of a new actress named Nanao Futaba. The story will take place at various tourist attractions in Nagasaki. After observing the voice recording the previous week, Takahashi claims that she's captured the image of her character. "I've been watc

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  • Peach-Pit's Manga 'Rozen Maiden' to get anime adaptation

    November 24, 2012 @ 9:39 am

    On November 22nd, it was revealed in the 52nd issue of manga magazine “WEEKLY YOUNG JUMP”, that the manga series “Rozen Maiden” will be made into an anime.  The series was created by popular female manga artists unit PEACH-PIT, who also created popular manga series “Shugo Chara!”  More details will be revealed in future issues of the magazine. “Rozen Maiden” began as a serial in “Monthly Comic Birz” (from Gentosha.)  In 2008, the publication

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  • Oricon Comic Chart for 11/12 ~ 11/18

    November 23, 2012 @ 11:17 pm

    Oricon has revealed their weekly comic chart from November 12th to the 18th. Check out the results below! === 1. "ONE PIECE", Volume 68 - Oda Eiichiro : (202,066) 2. "FAIRY TAIL", Volume 35 - Mashima Hiro : (174,342) 3. "MAGI", Volume 15 - Otaka Shinobu : (136,782) 4. "FAIRY TAIL", Volume 35 Special Edition with DVD - Mashima Hiro : (60,837) 5. "Mashiro no Oto", Volume 7 - Ragawa Marimo : (58,588) (

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  • 'Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge' to be released as TV anime in 2013

    November 22, 2012 @ 11:59 am

    On November 22, it was announced that Hikagi Tatsuhiko’s manga “Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge,” which is currently serialized in manga magazine “Monthly Comic Alive” (from Media Factory), will be made into a television anime in spring of 2013. “Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge“ was first published in 2009 and it has sold 6 volumes so far.  The series revolves around Haimura Kiri, a young man who likes to cut girls’ hair, and Mushanokoji Iwai, a bea

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