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Goblin Slayer light novels get a gory anime

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The first volume of Kumo Kagyu’s Goblin Slayer light novels caused enough of a stir upon release that an anime project was pretty much inevitable. At last weekend’s Wonder Festival, it was announced that the series’ time to splatter blood, gore and various other gooey substances over TV screens is now. Here’s a teaser to […]

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Cutie Honey Universe teaser unveils cast of Honeys

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Go Nagai’s 50th anniversary as a manga artist is bringing a new Cutie Honey to screens, after the blazing success that was DEVILMAN crybaby, the Netflix Nagai adaptation. Cutie Honey Universe, based on Nagai’s original manga, has just released a teaser revealing the show’s main cast and April premiere. Maaya Sakamoto (Ghost in the Shell‘s […]

Shonen Jump sets up one-shots for Bleach, Nisekoi and more

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Weekly Shonen Jump has closed out its 2017 year with a cover celebrating 20 years of One Piece, and good news involving some much-missed creators. A handful of heavy hitting mangaka will be coming back to Jump in 2018, the magazine revealed in preview of the year ahead. Yep, one-shots will be coming from Tite […]

Update: Netflix to stream Gen Urobuchi’s Godzilla movie this year

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An anime movie starring Toho’s kaiju icon Godzilla is in production, titled simply Godzilla, and with a script by Puella Magi Madoka Magica‘s Gen Urobuchi. It’s now been announced that the movie will stream globally on Netflix this year, after its Toho theatrical release in Japan. We’re glad we’ll be seeing this one so close to its domestic release, as Urobuchi […]

Update: Shonen Jump makes way for 6 new manga, ends Amalgam of Distortion and Demon’s Plan

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Weekly Shonen Jump is right in the process of launching its six new manga series, with VIZ Media running previews of each as they start their print runs in the magazine’s English edition. Of course, each incoming series must have an empty spot waiting, and so two manga are also ending to make room. The upcoming February 20th […]

Update: Title of Nisekoi author’s new manga revealed

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Shonen Jump GIGA, the revamp of the former Jump NEXT!! magazine, released its third issue on September 20th. Inside, readers will find the launch of BETTEN Court and Hideyuki Furuhashi’s My Hero Academia spin-off Vigilante – My Hero Academia Illegals, and can certainly expect some darker material, as BETTEN is known for such seinen works as Harukaze Bitter Bop. But beside that, details […]

Goblin Slayer drama CD unveils English promo and cast listing

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GA Bunko, the publishers of the now-infamous dark fantasy light novel series Goblin Slayer!, announced last month that the fourth volume by Kumo Kagyu and Noburo Kannatsuki would be given a special edition with an audio drama CD. Now this latest instalment is available to pre-order in Japan ahead of its January 15th, 2017 release, and a […]

Update: SHAFT’s March comes in like a lion anime previewed, premiere date announced

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The anime adaptation of March comes in like a lion, the Kodansha Manga Award and Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize-winning manga by Honey & Clover author Chica Umino, will debut on October 8th, as announced on Friday (September 2nd) on the series’ official website. Following the tranquil, mournful life of a shogi player named Rei, the show’s lead is voiced by Kengo Kawanishi, who also played Gundam: […]

Strike the Blood II teaser promo brings back familiar staff, adds cast

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The hopes of fans present at a Strike the Blood event in April came to fruition in the announcement of a new OVA series, based on Gakuto Mikumo and Manyako’s light novels, in May. The anime returns with an adaptation of volume 9, Black Sword Shaman, which will be retold across four volumes of two episodes each. Each couple of […]

News: 1st trailer for Sound! Euphonium 2 teases story in English

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Sound! Euphonium 2, the second season of Kyoto Animation’s Sound! Euphonium anime, is closer than ever to its October release, those fall months mere weeks away. The new series’ first promo video is streaming on the show’s official website as of today (August 12th), and it offers a teaser of the anime’s story with English narration. The […]

End of Bleach slated later than expected alongside “important announcement”

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As expected, it was announced in Monday’s (August 1st) Shonen Jump magazine that Naoshi Komi will publish his last Nisekoi chapter in next week’s 36-37 double issue. But as for Bleach, that apparently set-in-stone ending date has backtracked to become more tentative. This coming Monday’s (August 8th) double issue will announce that Tite Kubo’s manga will instead end in issue 38, to […]

Nisekoi and Bleach to end in Shonen Jump’s August double issue

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Over the past couple of months, Bleach and Nisekoi have had their approaching endings heavily teased, but with no concrete details as to when their last chapters would run. That is, until now. With an early peek released for next Monday’s (August 1st) issue of Shonen Jump, it’s been revealed that the following week’s 36-37 double issue will hold the […]