Hard to believe but Koharu Sakuraba’s (桜場 コハル) comedic slice-of-life manga Minami-Ke (みなみけ) is turning 10 this year! To celebrate this monumental event, Kodansha (株式会社講談社) will be releasing the limited edition of volume 12 with three semi-functional mini figures of the three Minami sisters! Oldest sister Haruka (南 春香) can sit on your cup of instant ramen to keep the lid closed while you wait for it to be cooked while middle sister Kana (南 夏奈) can hold your chopsticks together. Keep Reading
Fans of Hunter x Hunter (ハンターハンター), rejoice! HxH creator Yoshihiro Togashi (冨樫 義博) is back and the series will be making its grand return in Weekly Shonen Jump (週刊少年ジャンプ)! Publishing companies Shueisha (株式会社集英社) and VIZ Media have made this announcement on Tuesday and the series will be both available in Japanese and English. How cool is that?
Hunter x Hunter follows the life of young, happy-go-lucky Gon Freecss (ゴン＝フリークス). Growing up, Gon believed that his father has been long dead so it came to him as a big surprise when he found out that his father is indeed alive and is a widely known Hunter. Keep Reading
You know the saying bad decisions make great stories? That’s what happened to in Erika Shinohara in Wolf Girl & Black Prince (オオカミ少女と黒王子). Hatta Ayuko’s (八田鮎子) hit shoujo manga is getting an anime adaptation on the girl who cried wolf and the consequences she’s paying.
16-year-old Erika Shinohara has boldly claimed that she has a boyfriend. She boasts to-envy-for love stories about her and her boyfriend to her friends when in fact she never had a single boyfriend in her 16 years of existence. Keep Reading
I met the girl under full-bloomed cherry blossoms and my life began to change.
A brand new anime to watch out for is the animated take on the award winning manga by Naoshi Arakawa (新川直司), Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (四月は君の嘘). The series is known for bagging the Best Shounen Manga at the 37th Kodansha Awards (講談社漫画賞).
Literally known as April is Your Lie, Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso follows the story of Arima Kosei. Keep Reading
Are you an avid manga reader who can barely tolerate staring at the computer for far too long? If you’re that type of person and you have been reading Imouto ga Americanjin for the quite some time already, a Japanese printed edition has been released after gaining a lot of readers.
Also known as My Sister is an American?!, Imouto ga Americanjin is created by Maken Shiroya. It first made waves through the Nico Nico image hosting website, Nico Nico Seiga under Micro Magazine. Keep Reading
By now, we all know that Dragon Ball’s (ドラゴンボール) Son Goku (孫 悟空) happens to be an alien called Saiyan (サイヤ人) from the Planet Vegeta (惑星ベジータ) who was sent to Earth to destroy it… until he fell on his head and lost his memory. Prior to Goku’s transmission to Earth, Goku was a wee infant screaming incessantly in the nursery beside and an irritated baby Broly (ブロリー) and an agonized Bardock (バーダック) who only considered Goku’s power level of 2. Keep Reading
Tsukaka Hojo’s (北条 司) trio of sexy, leotard clad girls called Cat’s Eye (キャッツ♥アイ) had received a manga remake but the series is coming to an close. Released on October 25, 2010, Shingo Asai took care of the art while Sakura Nakameguro was responsible with the scenario. Both artists worked closely with Hojo. The “ai” part of the original title was changed to another character read as “ai” but means love, getting this as the final result: キャッツ・愛. Keep Reading