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  • Manga 'Akazukin Chacha' series to come back after 12 years

    May 26, 2012 @ 10:00 am

    In the July issue of manga magazine 'Cookie', it was revealed that popular series “Akazukin Chacha” will be serialized again for the first time in 12 years! The re-serialization of the series will begin in the August issue of Cookie, which is hitting shelves on June 26. The new series, called “Akazukin Chachan N”, is set in Tokyo. Manga “Akazukin Chacha” was a popular comic written by Ayahana Min, and was serialized on “Ribon” from 1992 – 2

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  • Popular comic "Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun" to get anime adaptation

    May 26, 2012 @ 12:02 am

    In the July issue of monthly magazine 'Dessert', it was revealed that Robiko's popular comic, "Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun", will be getting an anime adaptation this fall! "Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun" is a romantic comedy that tells a story of two high school students and their classmates. Tomatsu Haruka voices the character Mizutani Shizuku, a girl who only has interest in her studies. Meanwhile Suzuki Tatsuhisa will play Yoshida Haru, a trouble m

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  • "Sukitte Ii na yo" to get anime adaptation this fall

    May 25, 2012 @ 11:29 am

    It was announced in the July issue of comic magazine “Dessert” (released on May 24th) that one of their serialized comics, “Sukitte Ii na yo”, will be adapted into an anime in the fall. This popular comic tells the story of Tachibana Mei who has spent her 16 years alone without any boyfriends or friends until she encounters Kurosawa Yamato, the most popular guy at her school. Sato Takuya (Steins;Gate, Seitokai no Ichizon) will be directing

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  • Oricon's comic charts for the week of May 28th revealed

    May 24, 2012 @ 2:44 am

    Oricon has revealed their comic charts for the week of May 28th! Check out the results below to see if any of your favorites made it into the top 5! === 1. “Kimi ni Todoke”, Volume 16 –  Shiina Karuho : (315,709) 2. “Mahou Sensei Negima”, Volume 38 –  Akamatsu Ken : (149,907) 3. “ONE PIECE”, Volume 66 – Oda Eiichiro : (131,725) 4. “Otoyome Gatari”, Volume 4 – Mori Kaoru : (120,558) 5. “Ace of Diamond”, Vol

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  • ABCHO performs debut single "Me wo Tojite Gyusshiyo"

    May 22, 2012 @ 2:22 am

    Idol unit ABCHO, which is formed by former Dream Morning Musume members Ishikawa Rika and Yoshizawa Hitomi attended the social game event 'Sengoku Collection Kanshasai' on May 20th in Tokyo. The unit performed their debut single "Me wo Tojite Gyusshiyo" (release on May 23rd) and the coupling song "Kuusou Discotheque" in front of over 250 fans. ABCHO is an abbreviation for 'ABSTRACT CHOP', meaning 'Super evolution unit who chop the happenin

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  • Oricon's comic charts for the week of May 21st revealed

    May 17, 2012 @ 3:09 am

    Oricon has revealed their comic charts for the week of May 21st! Check out the results below to see if any of your favorites made it into the top 5! === 1. “Kimi ni Todoke”, Volume 16 –  Shiina Karuho : (473,164) 2. “ONE PIECE”, Volume 66 –  Oda Eiichiro : (414,099) 3. “WORST”, Volume 29 – Takahashi Hiroshi : (166,799) 4. “GANTZ”, Volume 34 – Oku Hiroya : (154,701) 5. “NARUTO”, Volume 60 – Kishimoto Masas

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  • Oricon's comic charts for the week of May 14th revealed

    May 9, 2012 @ 11:34 pm

    Oricon has revealed their comic charts for the week of May 14th! Check out the results below to see if any of your favorites made it into the top 5! === 1. “ONE PIECE”, Volume 66 –  Oda Eiichiro : (2,275,453) 2. “NARUTO”, Volume 60 – Kishimoto Masashi: (847,826) 3. “BAKUMAN”, Volume 18 – Oba Tsugumi (Script) / Obata Takeshi (Illustration): (333,085) 4. “GATE7”, Volume 3 – CLAMP: (131,347) 5. “Vampire knigh

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  • Momoiro Clover Z to sing the ending theme of the upcoming Pokémon movie

    May 6, 2012 @ 2:03 am

    On May 5th, popular 5-member idol group Momoiro Clover Z held a special Children's Day concert called "Momoclo no Kodomo Matsuri Dayo! Zenin Shugo" in Toda, Saitama. The concert was once again fully loaded with unique performances, many parodies, and various comedic plays featuring comedian Izuka Satoshi from the comedy trio TOKYO03. At the end of the concert, the girls also finally officially announced that the coupling track "MiteMite

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  • Oricon's comic charts for the week of May 7th revealed

    May 3, 2012 @ 4:13 am

    Oricon has revealed their comic charts for the week of May 7th! Check out the results below to see if any of your favorites made it into the top 5! === 1. “GIANT KILLING”, Volume 23 –  Tsujimoto (Illustration) /  Tsunamoto Masaya (Script) : (200,112) 2. “Gin no Saji Silver Spoon”, Volume 3 – Arakawa Hiroshi: (100,680) 3. “FAIRY TAIL”, Volume 32 – Mashima Hiro: (97,355) 4. “Jojolion”, Volume 2 – Araki Hirohiko: (

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  • "Rurouni Kenshin" to be serialized in 'Jump Square'

    May 2, 2012 @ 8:25 am

    As we previously reported back in January, the June issue of 'Jump Square' is serializing Watsuki Nobuhiro's "Rurouni Kenshin" with the new title "Rurouni Kenshin -Cinema Version-". This version will be a remake of the original that revisits the encounters of 'Himura Kenshin' with 'Kamiya Kaoru' and 'Myojin Yahiko'. Other characters expected to be revisited are 'Takeda Kanryu' and 'Udou Jine', who is in the live action movie that will be

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