Heritage Announces 1st Dragon Ball Showcase Auction

Heritage Auctions announced on Monday that it will hold its first ever anime-specific showcase auction, focusing on the Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z TV anime, from October 20 to November 17. The auction will feature over 200 lots, including trading cards, production cels, and original printings of Weekly Shonen Jump issues.   Notable collector’s […]

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Medalist, WITCH WATCH, Akane-banashi Win Next Manga Awards 2022 Results

T surumaikada’s ice-skating drama manga series Medalist series took first place in the eighth “Next Manga Awards” (Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Taishō) print manga category. The sport series was joined by Weekly Shonen Jump manga WITCH WATCH by Kenta Shinohara and Akane-banashi by Yūki Suenaga and Takamasa Moue.   Medalist has been well-received by critics […]

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Mazinger Franchise’s New UFO Robo Grendizer Project to Be Unveiled in 2023

The Mazinger franchise is launching a new UFO Robo Grendizer project with original creator Go Nagai serving as the executive producer. A special video teases that the staff will unveil all the details of “Project G” next year:     In the video above, Nagai himself promises that the project will “make something amazing by […]

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Pokémon Go 3D Billboard Ad Shows Off the Felines

Pokémon Go celebrated International Cat Day (August 8) last week by debuting the purrfect 3D billboard ad at the Cross Shinjuku Vision.     The ad, which features feline Pokémon such as Meowth, Skitty, Espurr, Purrloin, Glameow, and Litten, will be on display until September 5. In addition, these Pokémon will be easier to encounter […]

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Quintessential Quintuplets Manga Creator Stream

The Quintessential Quintuplets manga creator Negi Haruba might be occupied with a new manga, Go, Go, Loser Ranger!, but he still finds the time to engage with fans of his previous series by streaming himself playing the Eiga Gotōbun no Hanayome ~Kimi to Sugoshita Itsutsu no Omoide~ (The Quintessential Quintuplets the Movie: Five Memories of […]

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One Piece 25th Anniversary Short Video Tracks – Epic Journey

Eiichiro Oda has gone through 3,463 pen nibs drawing the epic saga of One Piece so far. A new promotional video commemorating the manga’s 25th anniversary puts a trail of pen nibs together with manga pages in order to retrace the emotional journey. One Piece’s YouTube account posted the video on Friday to commemorate the […]

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One Piece, Detective Conan Creators Will Sit Down For Landmark Joint Interview

Manga legends Eiichiro Oda (One Piece) and Gosho Aoyama (Detective Conan) have sat down together for a landmark joint interview. Despite drawing for rival publications, the interview will be published in two installments across their respective serializing magazines. Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine will publish the first part on July 25, while Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen […]

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One Piece Franchise’s 2-Day Event to Stream in Japanese, English in July

Bandai Namco Entertainment, Shueisha, and Toei Animation confirmed on Monday that “One Piece Day,” a 2-day event that commemorates the anniversary of the debut of Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece manga, will stream in Japanese and English on YouTube on July 22-23. The livestream event will begin on July 22 at 4:50 a.m. EDT/5:50 p.m. JST. […]

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