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Monster: Volume 1 Perfect Edition Review

Monster: Volume 1 Perfect Edition Review Monster: Volume 1 Perfect Edition Author: Naoki Urasawa Artist: Naoki Urasawa Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: July 15, 2014 Price: $19.99 – Available Here Overview There are few manga series that can be considered classic but one that is mentioned often is Naoki Urasawa’s Monster. Originally...
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Terra Formars Volume 1 Review

Terra Formars Volume 1 Review Terra Formars Volume 1 Author: Yu Sasuga Artist: Ken-ichi Tachibana Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: July 15, 2014 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview Wars have been fought over land and resources and the concept of dwindling resources is brought up quite often in the world today. As such the...
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New Dragon Ball Z Film Coming in 2015

New Dragon Ball Z Film Coming in 2015 An all new Dragon Ball Z film has been announced to be in the making with Akira Toriyama once again spearheading the project. Leaked before it’s official announcement on Saturday through popular Japanese magazine V Jump, it comes as no surprise another film is in the works after the great success of...
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Final Pages Turn For Bakuto And Kyou No Kira-Kun Manga

Final Pages Turn For Bakuto And Kyou No Kira-Kun Manga Two manga series that began publication back in 2011 will be printing their last chapters in this month and the next. Koji Shinasakas’ Gambling manga Bakuto had its final chapter released today in this year’s 15th issue of Young Champion magazine and Kodanshas’ Bessatsu Friend magazine will end...
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Battle Royale: Angels’ Border Review

Battle Royale: Angels’ Border Review Battle Royale: Angels’ Border Author: Koushun Takami Artists: Mioko Ohnishi, Youhei Oguma Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: June 17, 2014 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview Koushun Takami’s Battle Royale is a novel that many are very familiar with due to its dark content and an extremely...
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Live Adaptation Planned For Strobe Edge Manga

Live Adaptation Planned For Strobe Edge Manga With the anime adaptation of Ao Haru Ride premiering last week mangaka Io Sakisaka should be feeling pretty happy, and now that another one of her manga has been confirmed for adaptation she and her fans will be over the moon. Strobe Edge has been green lit for a live action adaptation, the news was...
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Eric Clapton X Eva Author Collab For The Second Time

Eric Clapton X Eva Author Collab For The Second Time Unfortunately this may not be what you’re thinking; the famous musician hasn’t written a song about Evangelion, nor is he in the next rebuild movie (although both would be amazing), but he does share a connection with the mangas’ author and they have reunited once again. Yoshiyuki Sadamoto has...
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Gangsta Manga Green-Lit For Anime

Gangsta Manga Green-Lit For Anime Kohske’s manga Gangsta has recently announced plans to adapt the popular crime thriller into an anime series. News of the adaptation was included with the sixth volume of the manga which was released in Japan yesterday, it was also announced that the voice actors from the drama CD will be voicing the same...
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Terra Formers Volume 1 to be released in North America mid-July

Terra Formers Volume 1 to be released in North America mid-July You may have heard that Viz Media had picked up Yu Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana’s horror sci-fi manga Terra Formers for release in North America, but if not then you do now. Plus we have some good news for you as you will not have to wait too long for the first volume to be released as Viz announced...
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Monster: The Perfect Edition Volume 1 set to be released July 15th

Monster: The Perfect Edition Volume 1 set to be released July 15th Those who have been following the anime side of things should probably recognize the Monster series since we just finished reviewing the Australian release of the anime back in May. Well now here in North America fans of the Monster anime will soon have a chance to read the source material in an all new...
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Nurse Hitomi’s Monster Infirmary manga and three others licensed by Seven Seas

Nurse Hitomi’s Monster Infirmary manga and three others licensed by Seven Seas To kick off the week Seven Seas Entertainment announced that they had picked up four new manga licenses for release in the West. The first of these licenses, as you can see to the right, is for Nurse Hitomi’s Monster Infirmary by Shake O. This manga is published in Comic Ryu similar to Monster Musume...
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Volume 1 Review

Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Volume 1 Review Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Volume 1 Author: Kazuki Takahashi Artist: Naohito Miyoshi Publisher: Madman Release Date: 10th May 2014 Price: $14.95 – Available Here Overview Yu-Gi-Oh is a franchise that has become synonymous with the younger crowd of anime/manga fans of the world. As time passes, more and more...
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Horror Mangakas’ Movie Trailer Released

Horror Mangakas’ Movie Trailer Released Well renowned mangaka Kazuo Umezu has written and directed his first feature length film, the trailer for which has been recently uploaded to film distributor Shochikus YouTube Page. The film titled Mother was both written and directed by 77 year old Umezu (creator of the manga The Drifting Classroom and...
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Black Jack Biographical Manga Ends Today

Black Jack Biographical Manga Ends Today Today marks the official end of the manga Black Jack Sōsaku Hiwa – Tezuka Osamu no Shigotoba Kara (The Untold Story: How Osamu Tezuka Created His Black Jack). The series was created by Masaru Miyazaki (writer) and illustrated by Kouji Yoshimoto, it was first published in 2011 in Weekly Shonen...
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10th Anniversary Natsume Art Exhibition In August

10th Anniversary Natsume Art Exhibition In August 2014 has been the year for anime and manga anniversaries; Ghost in the Shell (25 years), Sailor Moon (20 years) and now we can add Natsume’s Book of Friends to the list. To acknowledge the popular manga being in publication for ten years a special art exhibition was created last year and has been shown...
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Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Volume 1 Review

Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Volume 1 Review Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Volume 1 Author: Takaya Kagami Artist: Yamato Yamamoto Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: June 3, 2014 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Vampires are everywhere in the world despite not actually existing. There have been numerous vampire novels and movies and...
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Japanese Pigeon Dating Sim Hatoful Boyfriend Being Remade

Japanese Pigeon Dating Sim Hatoful Boyfriend Being Remade Independent developer Mediatronic – creators of Amateur Surgeon and Foul Play – and publisher Devolver Digital are coming together to bring a remake of Hato Moa’s visual novel turned dating sim, Hatoful Boyfriend, to PC and Mac this Summer. The original, limited release visual novel...
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‘Haikyu!!’ sneakers for volleyball enthusiasts

‘Haikyu!!’ sneakers for volleyball enthusiasts Get ready to spike the ball on the volley or whatever it is you do in volleyball because there is now official ‘Haikyu!!’ sneakers for your feet to wear. For those out of the volley, ‘Haikyu!!’ is the wildly popular volleyball anime series based upon the equally popular Shonen Jump...
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Hunter x Hunter author responds to hiatus backlash

Hunter x Hunter author responds to hiatus backlash After returning from a 2 and a half year long hiatus from drawing his Shonen Jump manga series Hunter x Hunter, Yoshihiro Togashi has issues a statement on the hiatus and has responded to complaints from fans about the long break. In his comments section of Weekly Shonen Jump he stated, “I’m...
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Viz highlights June digital manga plans; picks up Trinity Blood manga license

Viz highlights June digital manga plans; picks up Trinity Blood manga license Today Viz Media announced their digital manga plans for the month of June and with this they have also announced the license rescue for the manga Trinity Blood. More on that in a moment however, as today sees the launch of the new Shonen Jump Advanced series Seraph of the End which is now available digitally...
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“Rock Lee And His Ninja Pals” To End In July

“Rock Lee And His Ninja Pals” To End In July A bit of bad news for you “Naruto” fans out there: The popular series spin-off “Rock Lee And His Ninja Pals” manga has been noted to be in its final stages with Shueisha’s Saikyo Jump magazine announcing that the series will end in July of this year. The manga series written and...
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Hunter x Hunter digital and print volumes discounted until June 9

Hunter x Hunter digital and print volumes discounted until June 9 The latest and longest hiatus for the Hunter x Hunter manga is about to end next week and to commemorate the return of this long running Weekly Shonen Jump series, Viz Media is going to hold a special sale on Hunter x Hunter volumes from today to June 9th. This sale, which covers volumes 1 through 32 of the...
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Hunter x Hunter Election Arc Anime Adaptation Confirmed

Hunter x Hunter Election Arc Anime Adaptation Confirmed In the latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, the question on the mind of many Hunter x Hunter fans was answered. The Election Arc of Hunter x Hunter will indeed be getting adapted into the anime series. The Election Arc of course revolves around the 13th Chairman Election for the Hunter Association...
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World Trigger anime announced

World Trigger anime announced Get your triggers ready World Trigger fanatics, it has officially been announced through Weekly Shonen Jump that the sci-fi manga epic World Trigger will be getting an anime adaptation. No further details on the studio that will work on the production or even an expected episode count for the series has...
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Battle Royale: Angel’s Border to be released in North America in mid-June

Battle Royale: Angel’s Border to be released in North America in mid-June Many of you are probably familiar with Koushun Takami’s classic novel Battle Royale and if not then you should probably read it. Anyways, today Viz Media has announced that they will be releasing Battle Royale: Angel’s Border digitally and in print on June 17th in North America. Battle Royale:...
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First Promotional Video For “Mushibugyo” OVA Released

First Promotional Video For “Mushibugyo” OVA Released News on the anime series “Mushibugyo” has been quite scarce for what seems like ages now. There tends to be a lull period for anime series once they finish their broadcast runs but it usually doesn’t last all that long, which brings me to the main point of this article: Shogakukan...
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