Viz Media to Release ‘Blanc et Noir: Takeshi Obata Illustrations’

Viz Media has announced the release date for the limited edition art book Blanc et Noir: Takeshi Obata Illustrations. It will be available on May 3, 2016. It will receive a print run of only 10,000 copies. They announced the license of this book in the second half of last year. This will be a special slipcased hardcover release. It features artwork by Takeshi Obata from 2001-2006, known for his ar...

Live-Action ‘Death Note’ TV Drama Coming in July

The latest issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shounen Jump magazine, which is to be released in stores in Japan on Monday, is announcing that a live-action adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba’s popular supernatural thriller manga series Death Note will begin airing in July. The announcement is to be made in the new chapter of Nobuaki Enoki’s manga series Gakkyuu Houtei, which Takeshi Obata is pro...

All You Need Is Kill Manga Omnibus Review

All You Need Is Kill Author: Hiroshi Sakurazaka Artist: Takeshi Obata Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: November 4, 2014 Price: $14.99 – Available Here Overview Rarely does a Japanese light novel get as much attention as All You Need is Kill has been given. Not only has the novel been given a manga adaptation and a Western style comic adaptation, it has also been adapted into a Hollywood mo...

Viz outlines New York Comic-Con 2014 plans and events

With the 2014 New York Comic-Con set for October 9th through the 12th, Viz Media has announced their plans for the event and these plans happen to contain quite a few events. On top of these events, Viz will also be at booth #1944 where they will be selling various products including pre-orders for some of their upcoming titles, including copies of Sailor Moon where those who pre-order during the ...

Takeshi Obata to attend this year’s New York Comic Con

It has been revealed that Takeshi Obata, the artist behind popular manga series such as Death Note, Bakuman, and most recently All You Need Is Kill, will be attending New York Comic Con this year. At the event, which takes place on October 9- 12 at the Javits Center in New York City, Takeshi Obata will be participating in panels and autographing items on October 9th and 10th. Lance Fensterman, the...

All You Need is Kill manga to be released in English simultaneously with Japan

If you are looking forward to the upcoming movie Edge of Tomorrow then you may want to familiarize yourself with the movie’s source material All You Need is Kill and you will soon have that chance, though you will miss the movie’s opening weekend on June 6th if you choose to do so. Today Viz Media has announced that they will be releasing the two volume manga adaptation of Takeshi Obat...

All You Need is Kill manga debuts in Viz’s Weekly Shonen Jump

This weekend Viz Media released the latest issue of their digital Weekly Shonen Jump magazine and if you didn’t know, this happens to be the two year anniversary for the digital manga service and the company is honoring this date by including the debut chapter of the All You Need is Kill manga from creator Takeshi Obata. While the original All You Need is Kill is a novel, described by some a...

Bakuman Season 2 English Dub Announced!

Hot off the heels of their previous announcement of the first season of Bakuman, Media Blasters has announced they will also be dubbing the upcoming second season of the series. The second season has yet to air in Japan and will be airing in autumn for Japan (around September for the rest of the world). Media Blasters already announced that the first collection of season 1 episodes would be hittin...

Bakuman English Dub Announced!

Media Blasters has today announced that they have acquired the license to produce an English dub of the popular Bakuman anime as well as to distribute it through-out the US. The Bakuman series (created by the infamous Death Note co-creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata) follows the trials and tribulations of Mashiro and Takagi as they follow their dreams to become Mangaka (Manga artists). Media ...

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