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UPDATED: Marvel x Shingeki no Kyojin Crossover Teased

UPDATE (11/7/2014): It looks like we’ll be seeing the crossover sooner than expected. Japanese pop culture Magazine, BRUTUS, will be publishing the crossover Marvel x Shingeki no Kyojin comic in its 790th issue this November 15, 2014. The one-shot “What If…” comic will feature the Avengers battling a female Titan in the streets of New […]

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Nike’s Jordan Brand Reveals the “Slam Dunk” Collection

Nike’s Jordan brand is paying homage to one of the best bastketball manga/anime series, Slam Dunk. Series creator Takehiko Inoue found inspiration from NBA’s legendary player, Michael Jordan, during Slam Dunk’s formative years. “I have been hugely inspired by Michael Jordan’s game, as well as his attitude. It’s been a great honor to have this […]

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Crackdown on Anime/Manga Piracy Starts August 2014

NHK, and subsequently other news sites such as Crunchyroll, have gotten the scoop on this. The Japanese government is starting a crackdown on anime/manga piracy starting this coming August 2014. This, according to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). The government crackdown is in purportedly in partnership with 15 major anime production companies […]

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Fatal Frame Manga Gets English Release

DeNA’s Manga Box application for smartphones and tablets included the manga Fatal Frame: Shadow Priestess on Tuesday. The manga is written by Seimaru Amagi author of Kindaichi Case Files and Detective School Q.  He also serves as the editor-in-chief of DeNA’s Manga Box application. According to Manga Box, the story revolves around a college student […]

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Akira Toriyama’s New Manga: Ginga Patrol Jako

Contained within the pages of Shueisha’s 31st issue of Weekly Shounen Jump is an announcement of three new titles to add to the pages of the weekly publication. Included in the list of newly-serialized manga is Akira Toriyama’s latest project: Ginga Patrol Jako. Ginga Patrol Jako‘s first pages will see the light of day on […]

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Needless manga ends after a decade

The July 2013 issue of Ultra Jump, released last June 19, featured the last chapter of the decade-long series “Needless.” The final volume of the series (volume 16) will hit shelves by September 19, 2013. Needless began its serialization last 2003, and spawned an anime series last 2009. Kami Imai, Needless author, also stated that […]

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GANTZ finally ends!

Oku Hiroya’s long-running manga, GANTZ, has finally reached its end. The cover for the latest issue of Weekly Young Jump features the main GANTZ characters, as it celebrates its final pages. We won’t be spoiling anything for you, dear readers. It’s worth the tears of happiness. After all that hard work and gut-wrenching struggle, Kei […]

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Jump Comics Mangaka Draw JoJo

Jump Comics recently released a book called “25 Years with JoJo.” In this memorial book celebrating Hirohiko Araki’s long-running manga series, Jump’s very own group of mangaka made their renditions of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure characters, using their own art style. You’ll find Masashi Kishimoto and Kubo Tite’s art to be quite out of their usual […]

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