The Future of Hunter x Hunter Manga

In the latest chapter of Hunter x Hunter, a new story arc begun, that arc being the Chairman Election arc. Several new characters were introduced as part of the Hunter Associations 12 elite hunter group, The Hunter Jyuunishin (12 Zodiac Animals). Each of the new characters represent an animal of the zodiac, excluding one, that being none other than Gon’s father, Ging Freecss. In Ging’s...

Gintama x SKET Dance Crossover get Anime

Back in April this year in Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine, the Gintama and SKET Dance manga both featured crossover chapters with one another. It has been announced today that in what is without a doubt a rare occurence indeed, Sunrise anime studios and Tatsunoko Productions will band together to bring the crossover to the respective anime series of both Gintama and SKET Dance. The Gintama episode ai...

Bakuman Manga Game Trailer

Did you ever want to be a manga artist? Well now you have to chance to pretend to be! That’s right with the upcoming Bakuman video game titled Bakuman: The Way of the Manga Artist, you get your chance to pretend to be a manga artist by scribbling on your little touch screens in an attempt to fulfill a dream, sort of… or something? Bakuman: The Way of the Manga Artist now has a trailer ...

One Piece sails into New World on October 2nd

Finally the long awaited second half of One Piece has a premiere date. The New World half of One Piece has been announced to begin on October 2nd, 2011. After the manga’s first halfs conclusion earlier this year, the series did a time-skip of 2 years and 3 days, which protagonist Luffy commemorates with a tattoo not too disimilar to that of his brother Ace. Following the Straw Hat’s en...

Bleach Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary!

Wow, time sure does fly. It feels like just yesterday that Ichigo met Rukia for the first time, but if that was the case, yesterday would be 10 years ago. That’s right it is the 10 year anniversary of the Bleach manga and as you’d expect, celebrations are in order. To celebrate this landmark event, it has been confirmed that the first 21 volumes (which comprise the Substitute and Soul ...

Hunter x Hunter Role-Play Community Opens

With the imminent premiere of the new Hunter x Hunter anime series which is set to reboot and revitalise the franchise, a new role playing community based around the series has opened its gates up for fans. Whether you have never role-played online before or are a seasoned veteran, the Hunter x Hunter World role-play community will welcome you with open arms. You can join in on the action and make...

Anime Focus – #3 The Next BIG 3 Anime

Being the third edition of Anime Focus, I thought it appropriate to discuss a topic many anime fans have pondered and debated upon – What will be the next Big 3 anime? Throughout this edition of Anime Focus I will discuss what series have a chance  at being a part of the next Big 3 and whether there will necessarily be another Big 3. Now for those wonder what I am referring to when I say ...

Viz to Serialize Evangelion Manga Weekly

Viz Media has today announced that they will be digitally serialising the Neon Genesis Evangelion manga adaptation on a weekly basis, through their Viz Manga app for iOS and through their Viz Manga website. Each chapter is to be distibuted digitally and will cost a small sum of $0.99 USD. Also in celebration of the launch of Viz Media’s first weekly serialized manga series, the first chapter...

Is Naruto nearing it’s end?

The Naruto manga has been one of the most succesful series ever to come out of Japan. After 12 years of publication in Weekly Shonen Jump, could the worldwide hit manga series be coming to a conclusion? The current arc in the manga is known as the Fourth Great Shinobi War Arc. This arc has been shaping up for quite a while and what it’s forming is something so huge it’s hard to believe...

Australian Anime and Manga New Releases (August 2011)

The complete list of Madman and Siren Visual releases for the month of August 2011 is out. There are some huge titles on their way to shelves this month including High School of the Dead Collection and One Piece Collection 12 from Madman Entertainment and Ghost Hound Complete Series from Siren Visual! Check below for the complete list of releases. Madman’s Releases: DVD Bleach Collection 10 ...

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