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Shonen Jump Will Be Free to Read Soon

For a long time now, Japanese publishers tried their best to stem the tide of piracy and unofficial scanlations of their work and while there have been convictions, it seems like a battle of attrition that the publishers are eventually going to lose, as the scanlation community pretty much works like a hydra – cut off one head and two more take its place. That may all change soon, as Shonen ...

hunter x hunter
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Hunter x Hunter Manga Goes on Hiatus Again

After a brief return to Shonen Jump, Yoshihiro Togashi’s Hunter x Hunter manga is once again going on a hiatus. At this point, it is no longer surprising to fans as Yoshihiro Togashi is well-known for going on frequent hiatus, with Hunter x Hunter being the property that was hit the most. Togashi assures fans that he has already finished ten weeks’ worth of storyboards, and that he’ll ...

sword art online
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Sword Art Online to Get a Live Action Adaptation for Netflix

The Sword Art Online, despite being a commercially successful novel, anime, and video game franchise, was considered fairly niche – definitely nowhere on the level of franchises like Naruto and Dragon Ball. But that seems to be changing. We have recently reported on the successful pre-order campaign for the latest game, Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, and now we chanced upon the news that ...

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Koei Unveils New TV Spot for Attack on Titan 2

We are still a long way away from the March debut of Koei Tecmo’s second videogame adaptation of the Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan anime and manga franchise, but the publisher has already seen it fit to debut the first TV spot. It only clocks in at a mere 30 seconds, but the spot does its job for now: it packs in the short runtime with a few glimpses of the cutscenes along with some ...

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Koei Tecmo Reveals Target Platforms for Attack on Titan 2

While Nintendo 3DS owners will already have a new Attack on Titan game via Attack on Titan 2: Future Coordinates, other platforms will also get a new videogame installment of the franchise. This time around, it’s a full on action game sequel that coincides with the anime’s second season. Koei Tecmo reveals that Attack on Titan 2 will also be released on a wide variety of platforms, including ...

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Shonen Jump Launches Free Manga Creation App: JUMP Paint

As part of their 50th anniversary celebrations, Shonen Jump has released a FREE manga creation app called JUMP Paint on various platforms, including Windows, iOS, and Android. The app is designed to make it easier for budding mangakas to learn how to create their own manga, and will include pens, tones, fonts (including official Shonen Jump fonts) free of charge. What’s even better is that the ...

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VIZ Launches One Punch Man Scavenger Hunt in Los Angeles

All 12 episodes of Madhouse’s anime adaptation of the One Punch-Man digital manga series will be made available to North American fans via a Blue Ray Combo Pack, a Blu-Ray, or a DVD release that features both English subtitled and dubbed versions due for release soon. In order to commemorate the event, VIZ Media is hosting a One Punch themed scavenger hunt dubbed #OnePunchHunt. The scavenger ...

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Marvel Announces Marvel Future Avengers TV Anime and Manga Project

For those of you who want a little bit of anime in their western superheroes, Marvel has recently announced that they are creating a new television anime series titled Marvel Future Avengers. The new series will be carried by satellite broadcast channel Dlife and will be scheduled for premiere this summer. The target audience for the series will be the predominantly male demographic. Marvel ...

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Weekly Shonen Magazine to Run a Doctor Strange Prequel Manga

This coming January 27, 2017, our friends over in Japan will be graced by the theatrical release of Marvel’s Doctor Strange film adaptation. In order to promote the release, the 52nd issue of Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine will be releasing a one-shot manga titled “Doctor Strange: Episode 0.” Said manga will serve as a prequel for the film, focusing on protagonist Stephen Strange’s ...

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One Piece: Luffy and Chopper Show Off Rapping Skills in New Fanta CM

Pirates are not really known for their ability to drop phat rhymes, but if there’s one thing the Straw Hats are good for, it’s venturing out into unexplored territories so two of the crew’s representatives, Luffy and Chopper, decide to show off their skills in the most recent CM for carbonated fruit beverage Fanta: The cross promotion is not limited to the CM. Fanta has released eight ...

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Bleach Manga Ending Soon

According to Tite Kubo’s Beach manga’s 73rd volume, the 74th volume will be its last, which will be shipped this fall. 2016’s 31st issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has also announced on Monday that the long-running manga is coming to an end. Bleach entered its last story arc in February 2012. Kubo introduced the manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2001, and Shueisha published ...

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Happy Marriage!? Manga Gets Live-Action Drama Series

Maki Enjōji’s Happy Marriage!? manga gets a live-action drama series adaptation. Featuring Dean Fujioka (Dame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai) and Nana Seino (Tokyo Mukokuseki Shōjo, the drama will debut exclusively on the Amazon Prime Video service starting the end of June. Director Kentaro Otani and scriptwriter Taeko Asano are coming together on the project after working on the ...

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