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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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Chi’s Sweet Home Manga Receives New 3DCG Anime

On Thursday, Kodahansha’s Morning magazine revealed that Kanata Konami’s Chi’s Sweet Home manga is finally getting its own 3DCG television anime series, with an expected launch this coming fall. The new manga is set in Paris, after Chi’s sojourn to the city in the original manga’s final chapter. Chi’s Sweet Home focuses on a kitten who gets lost after going out for the first time. ...

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Gundam Thunderbolt Anime Acquires Home Video Release, Director’s Cut Screening

The Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt manga has revealed that the anime adaptation will be getting a director’s cut edition, which will screen for 2 weeks starting on June 25 in 15 Japanese theaters. The new Kidō Senshi Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky (Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky) anime includes extra scenes. Bandai Visual started streaming short and long trailers for the ...

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Full Metal Alchemist to Get Full Length Live Action Adaptation

The famous manga and anime series Fullmetal Alchemist will come back to fans in a live action movie. The anime was serialized from 2001 to 2010 and was adapted into 2 anime series, with its latest Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood ended in 2010. Considered as one of the best works of Arakawa Hiromu and known to be one of the most iconic works in the recent decades, the classic is finally coming ...

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Taboo Tattoo To Get Adapted Into Anime

It has been previously reported that a seinen manga series by Shinjirō, Taboo Tattoo, is being adapted into a television anime series and slated for a July 2016 debut. Now, the staff for the upcoming series has also been announced. Takashi Watanabe (Shakugan no Shana, The Slayers, Freezing, Heavy Object) will be the director of the ‘stylish action epic’ series at J.C. Staff anime studio. ...

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Big Announcement about Haikyu!! Manga on March 19

Haruichi Furudate’s Haikyu!! manga will have a super huge announcement according to the 2016’s 15th issue of Sheuisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in its next issue, to be published on March 19. To celebrate its 4th anniversary, the issue will have an opening color page for the manga. The manga’s 20th compiled book volume was published by Shueisha on March 4 in Japan. The 1st season of ...

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Yo-Kai Watch: Things You Need to Know

Yo-Kai Watch is usually (and unfairly) described as yet another Pokemon-inspired anime, even though it is an equally expansive media franchise that includes toys, anime and other merchandise. A feature-length movie is also on its way in Japan this year. Before jumping into the anime, it is best to know some important facts about Yo-Kai Watch, including a short description of the plot as well as ...

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Super Lovers Starts Its Broadcast in April 2016

The manga Super Lovers by Miyuki Abe will start its television broadcast in April 2016. The official site posted a teaser visual on December 25. An event for the said anime will feature cast members as well as the color production materials. It is planned for AnimeJapan 2016, which is going to be held at Tokyo Big Sight in March. The voice cast line up for 4 hunky Kaido Brothers includes ...

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