Kakegurui and live-action Fullmetal Alchemist film head to Netflix

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When Kakegurui first aired on Netflix Japan back in July, it knew when to hold ’em and keep other territories on tenterhooks for its full release. But if you’ve been playing patience in the UK, US or the Phillipines, your turn is coming around. The streaming service has listed a February 1st premiere for Kakegurui‘s first season, all 12 episodes dropping […]

Girls’ Last Tour manga nears the end

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Girls’ Last Tour‘s post-apocalyptic quest for light in a world of darkness will soon come to an end, as the manga’s home magazine has revealed. Digital publication Kurage Bunch stated on its official website that Tsukumizu’s series will publish its 42nd and final chapter on January 12th. The manga inspiration for last October’s heartily received anime series […]

Anime to adapt Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody light novels

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Kiro Ainana and shri’s Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody light novels are the next of the dropped-in-fantasy-world titles heading for an anime adaptation. The fourth volume (pictured below) of Megumu Aya’s manga adaptation will share the news tomorrow on its wraparound jacket band. Ainana’s novel began as a 2013 online series, with Ayu’s manga following in Kadokawa’s Age Premium, before moving […]

Yen Press celebrate Thanksgiving with Magical Girl Raising Project novel and more

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Being limeys, we may not be celebrating Thanksgiving, but we’re still thankful to Yen Press for their new novel and manga announcements. So, without further preamble, let’s have a look at the surprises in store for English readers. First off, the publishers announced the first volume of Ayano Takeda’s Sound! Euphonium novel, the very same that inspired Kyoto Animation’s […]

Update: Yen Press announce Spice & Wolf sequel stories, international release of Anniversary Edition

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As Isuna Hasekura and Ju Ayakura’s Spice & Wolf novels celebrate their 10th anniversary with new stories, Yen Press announced at New York Comic Con that they’re releasing the Spice & Wolf short story collection and sequel novels. Spice & Wolf, Volume 18: Spring Log and the first volume of Spice & Wolf New Theory: Parchment and Wolf will be published in 2017. Yen Press […]

News: Blood Lad author wishes manga farewell, teasing next project

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Last weekend, in the September issue of Kadokawa’s Young Ace magazine published on September 4th, Yuki Kodama ended his vampire comedy manga Blood Lad as announced in the mag on August 11th. So yesterday (September 5th), the author took to Twitter to say he hoped fans enjoyed the ride, but to be patient for news of a follow-up. With […]

News: Sword Art Online to continue with new arc in 2017

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The fourth volume in the War of the Underworld sub-arc, and the 18th and finale of the Alicisation arc of Sword Art Online, was released on Wednesday (August 10th) with news of a new beginning in 2017. The series could easily have ended with the last chapter of Alicisation Lasting, but the final page reads with the teaser […]

Update: Spice & Wolf’s two fall volumes show cover art previews, new look at Myuri

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Back in April, Isuna Hasekura and Ju Ayakura’s Spice & Wolf novels celebrated their 10th anniversary with a new story called ‘Spring Log’ in Kadokawa’s Dengeki Bunko Magazine. Set ten years after the original series’ happy ending, Lawrence has opened a bathhouse in Nyohira’s hot springs, and plays host to two travellers who want to relax after a long […]

News: Yen Press to publish ERASED and Bungo Stray Dogs manga in English

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Yen Press made an announcement on Monday (July 4th) at Kadokawa’s Anime Expo panel that they have licensed Kei Sanbe’s ERASED and Kafka Asagiri and Sango Harukawa’s Bungo Stray Dogs manga for English release. Bungo‘s first volume of ten will arrive this December, with ERASED following in spring 2017. Yen Press will release the entire eight-volume run of ERASED as two-in-one hardcover omnibus volumes, in a […]

News: Yen Press advise caution as they launch Goblin Slayer! simulpub

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Along with the launch of Kosuke Kurose’s Goblin Slayer! manga in Monthly Big Gangan magazine, Yen Press have set off with their simulpub of the series, adapted from Kumo Kagyu’s light novels, as promised earlier in the month. You can pick up the start of the journey to adventure through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, iBooks and Kobo, but […]

Yen Press to publish KonoSuba and Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody!

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Yen Press have announced that they’ve licensed both the manga and light novels for two fantasy rom-com world-jumping series. The first is a much anticipated one, KonoSuba -God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!-, the original light novel written by Jitakukeibihei (a.k.a. Natsume Akatsuki), and the manga adaptation by Masahito Watari. The second is Death March to the Parallel World […]

Yen Press license Goblin Slayer! light novels and upcoming manga

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The publishing news site Publishers Weekly announced that Yen Press have licensed Kumo Kagyu and Noboru Kannatsuki’s Goblin Slayer! light novels for English editions, as well as snagging Kosuke Kurose’s manga adaptation of the series for simultaneous publication. The manga will launch in Square Enix’s Monthly Gangan magazine on May 25th, and Yen Press will release the light novels’ first volume […]