Buso Renkin Review

  Buso Renkin Studio: Xebec Publisher: Madman Format: DVD Release Date: 22nd May 2013 Price: $59.95 – Available Here Overview When I think of Alchemy I always think of two particular series’; one is the legendary Full Metal Alchemist and the other is the Shonen Jump’s very own Buso Renkin, not in that order either. From the great mind of Nobuhiro Watsuki, the man who created...

Bleach and Kenshin To Join J-Stars Victory Vs.

The last thing we heard about J-Stars Victory Vs was that Naruto was added to the line-up for this “Jump Ultimate Stars-esq“, PS3/PS Vita, fighter, well now we can say for sure that two more characters have been added; Ichigo Kurosaki from the series Bleach and Kenshin Himura from the series Rurouni Kenshin. It is really no surprise that these two guys were added. Shonen Jump knows wha...

CC Anime Episode 17 – Swimming Daisuki

Welcome to another episode of CC: Anime, Capsule Computers Anime Podcast! In our latest episode, the CC: Anime crew discuss the latest anime and manga news, interview Eri-san from DAISUKI, answer your questions and talk about what we have been watching lately. We also have a prize giveaway of Tiger & Bunny Part 2 on DVD thanks to our sponsor Siren Visual, find out how to enter here. Cast: Luke...

Namco Reveals Shonen Jump Theme Park

Namco have issued out a press release officially announcing the opening date and attractions for the new indoor Shonen Jump Magazine theme park. J-World Tokyo, located in the Sunshine City World Import Mart, will be open to the public on July the 11th and will have attraction based around popular Jump titles including Naruto, One Piece and Dragon Ball Z. Fans of Jump will be able to experience One...

One Piece P.O.P Flashback Figurines Available Soon

The figurine manufacturer MegaHouse has recently scheduled for release a pair of amazing and extremely detailed figures from the One Piece series. The King of Pirates; Gol D. Roger and The Man Closest to One Piece; Edward Newgate (Whitebeard) are the newest additions to the Portrait Of Pirates series. The P.O.P NEO-DX figures are set for release some time during August but preorders are open now! ...

Two More Ads For JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle

Two more commercials have been released and begun streaming for the new JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle game. They’re only short but any chance to see more of this game is great. The first of the two videos shows possible combinations for something called a “Dream Match” that can be played. Ad #1: Ad #2: The game is planned for shipping to Japan on August the 29th...

Toriko x One Piece x Dragon Ball Anime Special Preview

This weeks One Piece episode gave us a sneak peak of something awesome headed our way, a little something called “Dream 9 Toriko And One Piece And Dragon Ball Z Super Collaboration Special!” and with a name like that you know this is going to be good! The title says it all really. We’re gonna get some crossover anime action much like what we got last time with One Piece x Toriko....

Jump VS: A Quick And Early Look!

For those who don’t know; “Jump VS” is an upcoming collection of 12 one-shot, action packed manga “Chapters” all collected into one magazine based around the heroes of the Shonen Jumps Universe. Set for release in Japan on the 22nd of March, which happens to be tomorrow, this incredible idea of a manga will pit character against character from the weekly Shonen Jumps ...

Shonen Jump Alpha finally becomes simultaneous in 2013

Shonen Jump fans have long lambasted Viz Media’s Shonen Jump Alpha digital manga reader application as inconsequential due to the fact that it is usually 2 weeks behind the Japanese release and features far less series than it’s Japanese counter-part. Finally Viz along with Shueisha have answered the prayers of manga fans across the US with the announcements that Shonen Jump Alpha will...

Barrage Manga Cancelled

While many manga are cancelled prematurely due to lack of popularity it was particularly surprising when brand new series Barrage was cancelled from serialisation in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. So what was so surprising about Barrage getting the axe? Well it was the fact that many had believed the series would be safe due to the fact that Viz Media had picked it up from the get go for serialisati...

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Anime and Game Announced

After 25 long years, several OVAs and games, popular Shonen Jump manga JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure will finally be getting a proper anime adaptation. During today’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Exhibition Opening, it was announced that now 25 years on from the manga’s beginnings that there will be not only an anime adaptation but also a new video-game adaptation. First off, little...

Otaku USA replaces Shonen Jump on Walmart shelves

Good news anime lovers out there, there will soon be a way to pick up what seems like the only printed anime magazine in the United States easier than ever. While Walmart used to always sell Shonen Jump on their magazine stands, Viz Media stopped publishing the magazine earlier this year. Now Walmart has chosen to continue providing anime lovers a chance to read magazines related to their interest...

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