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  • Isayama Hajime's manga "Shingeki no Kyojin" to get movie adaptation in 2013

    October 14, 2011 @ 6:00 pm

    It's been announced that Isayama Hajime's manga, "Shingeki no Kyojin", will released as a movie adaptation in the Fall of 2013. "Shingeki no Kyojin" started its serialization in "Bessatsu Shonen Magazine" in September 2009. The story is set in a world of giants, where humans desperately fight for survival. Since "Shingeki no Kyojin" was Isayama's debut work, only 40,000 first press copies of the first volume was printed. However, when t

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  • Oricon comic chart reveals results for the week of October 17th

    October 13, 2011 @ 3:24 am

    Oricon has just revealed their comic chart ranking for the week of October 17th! This week features new top charters, as well as big-name favorites. Check out the results below! === 1. BLEACH, Volume 52 - Kubo Tite : 400,253 2. BAKUMAN., Volume 15 - Tsugumi Ohba / Takeshi Obata : 333,319 3. Katekyoshi HITMAN REBORN!, Volume 36 - Amano Akira : 239665 4. Kuroko no Basuke, Volume 14 - Fujimaki Tadatoshi : 132,511

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  • "Lupin the 3rd" voice cast to change for the first time in 16 years

    October 10, 2011 @ 5:54 am

    On October 9th, anime series "Lupin the 3rd"  announced a new voice acting cast, their first switch-up in 16 years. The new voice actors that were announced are Yamadera Koichi (50) as 'Inspector Zenigata', Namikawa Daisuke (35) as 'Ishikawa Goemon', and Sawashiro Miyuki (26) as 'Mine Fujiko'. Meanwhile, Kurita Kanichi (53) and Kobayashi Kiyoshi (78) will continue to provide the voices for 'Lupin the 3rd' and 'Jigen Daisuke'. Yamader

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  • Hirano Aya performs live to launch her new fanclub #AYAMOTO

    October 9, 2011 @ 3:17 pm

    On October 8th, singer and talento Hirano Aya (24) held a ‘New Fan Club Launch Commemoration & Birthday LIVE’ at Roppongi Nicofarre in Tokyo. At this event, she announced the name of her new fan club, “#AYAMOTO” and also announced that she will release a new CD sometime next year. This was also her first live in 10 months and in front of her 300 fans, she performed 14 songs in total including her starring anime “The Melancholy of Har

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  • Manga "Saki - Achiga-hen episode of side - A" to get anime adaptation in spring 2012

    October 7, 2011 @ 5:40 pm

    On the latest issue of manga magazine, "Young Gangan", it was revealed that Igarashi Aguri's spin-off manga, "Saki - Achiga-hen episode of side - A", would be getting an anime adaptation in the spring of 2012. "Achiga-hen", which started its serialization in the September issue of "Monthly Shonen Gangan", portrays a completely different story from the original "Saki". "Saki" revolves around high school girls who train hard to win the natio

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  • Oricon comic chart for the week of October 10th revealed!

    October 5, 2011 @ 10:57 pm

    Oricon has now revealed their comic charts for the week of October 10th! This week features some of the top charters from last week and some new additions as well. Check out which mangas managed to keep their places for this week! === 1. Ookiku Furikabutte, Volume 17 - Higuchi Asa : 141,600 2. WORKING!!, Volume 10 - Takatsu Karino : 111,969 3. Kinou Nani Tabeta?, Volume 5 - Yoshinaga Fumi : 98,173 4. Kimi ni T

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  • "Kuroko no Basket" to be released as an anime series

    October 3, 2011 @ 1:25 am

    On the October 3rd release of the 43rd issue of “Weekly Shonen Jump”, it was announced that basketball manga “Kuroko no Basket” will be adapted into an anime series under the animation company Production I.G. The broadcast dates will be announced at a later date. “Kuroko no Basket” is a series that begun its serialization in this same magazine back in February 2009 and has sold total of approximately 5 million copies as of now. This manga fo

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  • Nishio Ishin's manga 'Medaka Box' to get anime adaptation

    October 2, 2011 @ 9:23 pm

    In the October 3rd issue of 'Weekly Shonen Jump', producers revealed that author Nishio Ishin and illustrator Akatsuki Akira’s manga 'Medaka Box' would be adapted into an anime series. The broadcast date and the voice cast will be announced at a later time. 'Medaka Box' begun its serialization back in May of 2009.  The total sales for the series' 12 volumes is currently 3 million copies. This popular series follows the story of a beautifu

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  • "Ao no Exorcist" to be released as an anime film

    October 2, 2011 @ 6:59 pm

    On the final episode of TV anime 'Ao no Exorcist' that aired on October 2nd, producers announced that the show will be adapted into an anime film.  The exact release date of the movie will be announced later. 'Ao no Exorcist' is a popular manga by Katou Kazue that begun its serialization on May 2009 through monthly manga magazine, “Jump SQ. (Square)”. It follows the story of protagonist Rin, the son of Satan, who exorcises demons as an Exo

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  • CLAMP's "BLOOD-C" to be released as an anime film

    October 1, 2011 @ 3:58 am

    It's been revealed that the TV anime, "BLOOD-C", will be released as a film on June 2nd, 2012. "BLOOD-C" was largely produced by popular manga artist group CLAMP. It tells the story about 'Kisaragi Saya', a second year high school student who battles mysterious monsters called 'Furukimonos'. For the film, Mizuki Nana will be in charge of the voice of 'Kisaragi Saya', and Nojima Kenji will provide the voice for 'Nanahara Fumito'. Sour

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