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  • Check out the Oricon comic chart for October 3rd

    September 29, 2011 @ 1:22 am

    Oricon has just unveiled their chart rankings for the best-selling comics for the week of October 3rd. Check out the top 5 below! ----- 1. "Kimi ni Todoke", the 14th volume - Shiina Karuho : (220,315) 2. "Ookiku Furikabutte", the 17th volume - Higuchi Asa : (190,016) 3. "Berserk", the 36th volume - Miura Kentoro : (170,819) 4. "SOUL EATER", the 20th volume - Okubo Atsushi : (143,818) 5. "Meitantei Conan", the 73rd

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  • Anime Festival Asia announces musical guests

    September 27, 2011 @ 8:09 pm

    This year's Anime Festival Asia is bringing out some of the top names in music this year. The three day convention will be held at the SUNTEC Convention & Exhibition Hall in Singapore from November 11th to 13th. For three days fans will be able to watch their favorite nine Japanese artists perform popular anime songs. The "Rock Your Soul 'Super Anisong Concert'" opening night will be 3D idol sensation Hatsune Miku. Day 2 acts are FLOW,

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  • Aragaki Yui to star in "Ranma 1/2" live-action drama

    September 27, 2011 @ 4:57 am

    It's just been revealed that popular manga series "Ranma 1/2" will get live-action drama adaptation starring actress Aragaki Yui! "Ranma 1/2" was created by Takahashi Rumiko and ran from 1987 to 1996 through 'Weekly Shonen Sunday'. It tells the story about a young boy named 'Saotome Ranma' who transforms into a girl when he gets splashed with cold water. Aragaki will play 'Tendo Akane', a strong-minded high school girl with fierce marti

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  • Galileo Galilei to provide opening theme for new Gundam series

    September 25, 2011 @ 8:59 pm

    Rock band Galileo Galilei's new single, "Asu e", has been chosen as the opening theme song for the new Gundam series, 'Mobile Suit Gundam AGE', starting October 9th. 'Mobile Suit Gundam AGE' will be the 14th in the Gundam series, and will be the first in two and a half years since "Mobile Suit Gundam 00". Yamaguchi Susumu will direct, Hino Akihiro will be in charge of the storyline, Nagano Takuzo will work on the original character designs

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  • The fourth season of anime "Natsume Yuujinchou" to air in January 2012

    September 24, 2011 @ 3:38 pm

    On September 24th, it was announced through the November issue of “Monthly LaLa” that Midorikawa Yuki’s popular manga “Natsume Yuujinchou” will air the fourth season of the anime beginning on January 2012. The new title has been revealed as “Natsume Yuujinchou Shi (Natsume Yuujinchou Four)” and will broadcast through TV Tokyo. This manga, which is serialized on manga magazine “LaLaDX”, is about a teenage boy (Natsume Takashi) who can see

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  • Oricon reveals comic charts for the week of September 26th

    September 22, 2011 @ 1:26 am

    Oricon has just revealed their comic charts for the week of September 26th! This week, popular romance mangas dominated the top 5 spots for this ranking. Check it out below! === 1. Kimi ni Todoke, Volume 14 - Shiina Karuho: 714,858 2. Detective Conan,Volume 73 - Aoyama Gosho: 250,441 3. Chihayafuru,Volume 14 - Suetsugu Yuki: 171,785 4. Kuragehime, Volume 8 - Higashimura Akiko: 101,172 5. Hajime no Ippo,

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  • SCANDAL to provide opening theme for "BLEACH"

    September 21, 2011 @ 10:12 am

    For the second time, SCANDAL will be singing the opening theme song for the popular anime, "BLEACH". This will be SCANDAL's second time to provide a song for the anime, as their third single, "Shojo S", served as its opening theme song back in 2009. The new song that will be used as BLEACH's opening theme song starting October 11th is titled "HARUKAZE". It's said to be a rock number that shows a different side of the girls. Vocalist HAR

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  • "Crow" from "BAKUMAN" gets his own set of products

    September 20, 2011 @ 8:06 pm

    It has been announced that the character "Crow" from Ooba Tsugumi and Obata Takeshi's "BAKUMAN." will get his own t-shirt and figurine set. The set will be launched through the company 'MANGART BEAMS T'. The t-shirts will come in 4 sizes ranging from x-small to large. The figurine will have a limited production and will be in monochrome. The price for the set is ¥5,040 (around $66 USD) and will only be available through the 'BEAMS online s

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  • Kitadani Hiroshi's "We go!" chosen as the theme song for new ONE PIECE anime

    September 18, 2011 @ 1:45 am

    Kitadani Hiroshi's new song "We go!" has been chosen as the theme song for the upcoming chapter of anime series, ONE PIECE. The anime's new chapter 'Saigo no Umi 'Shinsekai' hen' will begin airing on October 2nd and will show Luffy and his friends, who were separated in the previous series, reunite after 2 years of training.  The newly reunited group will go on an adventure in the new world. The theme song for this chapter, "We go!", is

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  • "Kimi ni Todoke" to be released as a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack!

    September 17, 2011 @ 4:04 pm

    Anime fans will be happy to know that NIS America will be releasing the popular anime, "Kimi ni Todoke" in a Blu-ray and DVD combo pack in January 2012. The series was supposed to be originally released this October, but according to NIS America, "in order to maximize our fans’ viewing experience and offer the highest quality product for fans of Kimi ni Todoke," they changed the date and release format. The first volume is a 'Premium E

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