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“One Piece: Unlimited World Red” – Subtitled Trailer Released

“One Piece: Unlimited World Red” – Subtitled Trailer Released The fine people over at “Namco Bandai Games” (European branch) have just released a new trailer for the upcoming “One Piece” game “Unlimited World Red“. The new trailer – though showing footage we’ve already seen before thanks to the release of the Japanese...
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A Certain Magical Index light novels and other titles licensed by Yen Press

A Certain Magical Index light novels and other titles licensed by Yen Press Despite a large number of anime coming from light novels, rarely do Western companies attempt to translate these novels into English and release them in the West. In fact, Yen Press is the only company that regularly releases light novels in print in the form of Spice and Wolf, Haruhi Suzumiya, and others....
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World Trigger volumes to be released in print starting in October

World Trigger volumes to be released in print starting in October Early last year Viz Media announced that they would begin publishing the World Trigger manga in their digital Weekly Shonen Jump and now over a year later the company has announced that they will begin releasing printed volumes of the series starting in October. From Daisuke Ashihara, World Trigger takes...
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Hunter x Hunter manga hiatus to end in June

Hunter x Hunter manga hiatus to end in June Big news manga fans, Hunter x Hunter is finally returning! Today Weekly Shonen Jump and Viz Media have revealed that Yoshiro Togashi will finally be ending his longest hiatus yet and will begin publishing the manga in Weekly Shonen Jump starting in June. As an added bonus, Viz Media has already announced...
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Jump Pack 2014 Issue 2 released by Viz Media

Jump Pack 2014 Issue 2 released by Viz Media Anyone who has been following Viz Media for any length of time should know that the company has been publishing their Weekly Shonen Jump through digital outlets for over a year now. However before that time they published a monthly issue for many years before stopping that practice. For fans of physical...
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One Piece: Unlimited World Red – “Battle Colosseum” Revealed

One Piece: Unlimited World Red – “Battle Colosseum” Revealed It has just been revealed that the upcoming One Piece action/adventure port “Unlimited World Red” will feature a brand-new game mode, one of which hosts four other sub-game modes for players to enjoy, adding extras hours of content to an already content-filled title. It was just announced via...
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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution – Shisui’s “Susanoo” Design Released

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution – Shisui’s “Susanoo” Design Released - Click For Larger Image - A week or so ago news was released regarding the character addition of “Shisui Uchiha” into the upcoming Naruto fighting game; “Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution“. Avid fans of the Naruto and Naruto Shippuden series’ will know Shisui but it is...
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Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Volume 5 Review

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Volume 5 Review Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Volume 5 Author: Shinobu Ohtaka Illustrator: Shinobu Ohtaka Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: April 8, 2014 Price: $9.99 - Available Here Overview Sometimes the best way to attract a large number of readers is to take something many people are familiar with, such as names and...
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‘The Seven Deadly Sins’ Manga Gets Anime Adaptation

‘The Seven Deadly Sins’ Manga Gets Anime Adaptation Kodansha have just announced in this year’s 20th issue of  Weekly Shonen Magazine that an anime adaptation has been green-lit for the popular fantasy manga series The Seven Deadly Sins. The Seven Deadly Sins takes place within the land of Brittania, a medieval style setting. It revolves around a...
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Viz announces and details digital manga releases for April

Viz announces and details digital manga releases for April Today Viz Media has outlined their plans for digital manga releases for the month of April and just to remind us about the ice cold winter we just left behind they are kicking things off with a shojo manga called Millennium Snow. This is the first release for Millennium Snow and volume 1 can already be...
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Princess Jellyfish Movie Planned For Next Year

Princess Jellyfish Movie Planned For Next Year Jellyfish? A cross-dressing man? An apartment room full of female NEETs? This could only mean one series… Princess Jellyfish. A recent mass media magazine in Japan has confirmed that the popular josei manga has been green-lit for a movie adaptation; apart from giving the release year of 2015, no other...
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Ghost In The Shell Turns 25 Next Month

Ghost In The Shell Turns 25 Next Month The month of May will be a time of celebration for popular series Ghost in the Shell as it reaches its 25 year anniversary. The cyber punk series, created by Shirow Masamune, began as a 3 volume manga back in 1989; since then there have been three anime movies, two anime seasons,  a currently published...
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Deadman Wonderland Volume 2 Review

Deadman Wonderland Volume 2 Review Deadman Wonderland Volume 2 Author: Jinsei Kataoka Illustrator: Kazuma Kondou Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: April 8, 2014 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Deadman Wonderland was first introduced to the majority of its Western audience thanks to an anime adaptation that began airing in English...
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2.75 Million For Latest Attack On Titan Volume

2.75 Million For Latest Attack On Titan Volume For those of you who are unaware of the massive popularity  Attack on Titan has, then this should give you a vague idea. The 13th volume of the manga is due to be released on the 9th of April in Japan and first print run numbers  are already at 2.75 million. Not only is this eye popping amount...
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New Dragon Ball Minus Manga Reveals Goku’s Mother

New Dragon Ball Minus Manga Reveals Goku’s Mother Jaco the Galactic Patrolman is the latest manga by Akira Toriyama, the mastermind behind Dragon Ball and the following Z franchise. His newest manga features a few special links between the two worlds and with the full collection being released, Dragon Ball Minus has been included as a bonus manga....
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History Book on Manga Launches on Kickstarter

History Book on Manga Launches on Kickstarter Plenty of manga volumes have lined the shelves of Western stores, but you’d be hard pressed to find a book that explained where it all began. A pair of seasoned French journalists, Matthieu Pinon and Laurent Lefebvre have launched a Kickstarter campaign that aims to chronicle 60 years of manga history...
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Dragon Ball: Full Colour – Saiyan Arc Volume 1

Dragon Ball: Full Colour – Saiyan Arc Volume 1 Dragon Ball: Full Colour – Saiyan Arc Volume 1 Author: Akira Toriyama Illustrator: Akira Toriyama Publisher: Madman Entertainment Release Date: 10th March 2014 Price: $24.95 – Available Here Overview Dragon Ball (Z) has been around since the mid 80s and to this day I can’t honestly say...
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Gangsta Volume 1 Review

Gangsta Volume 1 Review Gangsta Volume 1 Author: Kohske Illustrator: Kohske Publisher: Madman Entertainment Release Date: 10th March 2014 Price: $14.95 – Available Here Overview “Gangsta” began its run back in 2010 and, to this day, has 24 chapters under its belt. Unfortunately though Western countries...
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Phantom Thief Jeanne Volume 1 Review

Phantom Thief Jeanne Volume 1 Review Phantom Thief Jeanne Volume 1 Author: Arina Tanemura Illustrator: Arina Tanemura Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: March 4, 2014 Price: $10.99 – Available Here Overview As the years pass various books often become difficult to find, especially when the original company stops re-printing their books and...
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“The Heroic Legend Of Arslan” Confirmed For A North American Release

“The Heroic Legend Of Arslan” Confirmed For A North American Release Kodansha Comics confirmed over the weekend that one of its newest manga titles “The Heroic Legend Of Arslan” will be hitting North American shores sometime in the near future. Unfortunately no specific release date was announced for the manga though but it has definitely been confirmed for a...
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Viz discounts physical and digital volumes of the Black Lagoon manga

Viz discounts physical and digital volumes of the Black Lagoon manga As you may have heard, this weekend Black Lagoon will be debuting on television in North America during Cartoon Network’s Toonami block. Well while FUNimation may own the rights to the anime, Viz Media has been handling the manga for quite some time and to commemorate this television debut Viz has...
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“One Piece: Unlimited World Red” – Storyline And Original Characters Revealed

“One Piece: Unlimited World Red” – Storyline And Original Characters Revealed Namco Bandai Games America have just brought us some exciting news regarding their upcoming action/adventure game title “One Piece: Unlimited World Red” and it comes in the form of an official plot synopsis. Written by series creator Eiichiro Oda himself, this new One Piece title will take...
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Viz’s March digital update includes Shokugeki no Soma, Chibi Vampire, and more

Viz’s March digital update includes Shokugeki no Soma, Chibi Vampire, and more Today Viz Media has announced that they have just updated their digital line-up of manga for the month of March and with this update comes two new digital releases. You may remember that Viz had acquired the license for Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma and were planning on releasing the title in print in...
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One Piece: Unlimited World Red – Announced For The Americas And Europe

One Piece: Unlimited World Red – Announced For The Americas And Europe If you’re a continuous reader of this site, you’d know that us here at Capsule Computers have been reporting on news regarding the new “One Piece” game “Unlimited World Red” for quite some time and with every news piece comes some form of hope or prayer that this title...
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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution – Akatsuki Origins Side Story Announced

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution – Akatsuki Origins Side Story Announced An all-star cast of evil dudes…and one evil babe. (Click For Larger Image) Just today, the good people over at Namco Bandai games released some more awesome information regarding the upcoming Naruto game “Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution” which will make fans of the series that are more...
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Viz adds Yukarism and Vampire Knight side-stories to Shojo Beat label

Viz adds Yukarism and Vampire Knight side-stories to Shojo Beat label Closing out the numerous licensing announcements from Viz Media recently we have another treat for fans of the company’s Shojo Beat label. The company has announced that they have acquired a brand new manga series named Yukarism which will start being released in December 2014, a number of additional...
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