Bobobo-Bo Bo-Bobo Spin-Off Manga Announced

Because you all could not get enough of Bobobo-Bo Bo-Bobo with all it’s nose hair battles and complete utter randomness, a spin-off manga of the series is now in the works. The spin-off manga is set to be serialized in Shueisha’s latest manga magazine, Saikyou Jump. The new series is titled Fuwari! Don Patch and will focus on the Don Patch character. A new design for Don Patch has been...

Madman Manga Sales

Madman Entertainment have been known for their generosity when it comes to the season of giving and this year is no different, with Madman’s Magnificent Manga Stocktake Sale. That’s right, the sale that Madman held earlier this year is making a triumphant return. The sale marks down incredibly popular manga titles such as Dragon Ball and Bleach to prices between $2 to $5. If that is en...

Why Is Videogame Wildlife So Hostile?

For as long as videogames have been around, gamers everywhere have been tasked with the eradication of many evils. Some are invaders from space, while others are soldiers from within our realm. Why is it then that the wildlife in many games are all so very vicious? Maybe it’s because, as gamers, we have been hunting them for so long. Imagine that your own kind were being endlessly prosecuted...

New Naruto Anime Spin-Off Announced

Ever heard of Rock Lee’s manga spin-off Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden? Well if you have or not, you most certainly have now. Popular Naruto character Rock Lee, will be getting a spin-off anime series based upon his spin-off manga series Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden. Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden is a comedy series focused around the hilarious misadventures of Rock Le...

Sailor Moon Live-Action Film made by Fans for Fans

An amazing live-action fan film based upon the popular Sailor Moon franchise created by Naoko Takeuchi, has made it’s way online. The film is free to view to all of youtube and has created some division among fans, but if you have ever liked Sailor Moon, even slightly, it is definitely an interesting watch to see this live action take on the series. The film weighs in at a decent 21 minutes ...

Why Bleach and Naruto wouldn’t exist without Yoshihiro Togashi

Bleach and Naruto are without a doubt two of the most popular shonen anime and manga series of the past decade. However it’s a little known fact that both series are heavily indebted to Yoshihiro Togashi, the man behind Yu Yu Hakusho and Hunter x Hunter. It may come as a surprise to fans of both Bleach and Naruto that they each in fact feature many of the same elements seen in Togashi’...

The thirteenth King of Fighters has arrived

Rising Star Games today announced the release of The King of Fighters XIII, the latest instalment of the long-running beat ’em up. It will be putting up a fight for Christmas sales in retail outlets from today, on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The series started back in 1994, and this latest instalment marks the final chapter in the Ash Saga story-wise. It will allow you to test your abil...

Visual Novels have Future in U.S. says Viz Media Founder

The founder of wildly popular anime and manga distributer Viz Media, Seiji Horibuchi, has recently spoken with ICv2 regarding the future of the manga industry in the Western World. Horibuchi conveys his feelings that Japanese Culture has a very bright future ahead of it in the U.S. with the challenge not lying in whether people will purchase products, but how the companies can distribute these pro...

Bakuman: Way of the Manga Artist Screenshots

New screenshots have risen for the upcoming manga-making game/anime and manga adapation game, Bakuman: Way of the Manga Artist for the Nintendo DS. The screenshots detail the games characters and different game modes available. Bakuman: Way of the Manga Artist is based upon the manga series about creating manga, Bakuman. The game sets out to play similar to a title such as Game Dev Story but with ...

Shaman King Manga Returns

You read right, the popular shonen manga Shaman King is set to make it’s serialisation return in April 2012. However while this may seem confusing to fans of the Shaman King manga, fear not this not exactly a continuation but more a sequel. The new manga is somewhat of a sequel to the original series and goes under the title Shaman King Flowers. If that title rings a bell, you’d be for...

Phi Brain gets Manga Adaptation

The popular new anime series Phi Bain: Kami no Puzzle has proven itself to be one of the most successful series of the Fall 2011 season. So much so that it is now getting a manga adaptation, with it’s first chapter debuting in Newtype Ace magazine. Phi Brain: Kami no Puzzle is a shonen type series but with a difference. Instead of focusing on physical violence, the battles in Phi Brain are f...

Mega Man Gigamix Volume 3 Available November 9th

The eagerly anticipated Volume 3 of UDON’s Mega Man Gigamix, will be hitting all major comic stores everywhere on November 9, 2011. Mega Man Gigamix Vol.3 – will be the final volume of Hitoshi Ariga’s Megamix/Gigamix saga! The original blue bomber is back for more action-packed adventures! In Volume 3, the remaining robots of Earth make their last stand against the destructive Stardroids! Bu...

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