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Kodansha to Publish Mazinger Z Alter Ignition Manga

Kodansha has recently confirmed that they will be publishing the Mazinger Z spin-off one-shot manga, Mazinger Z Alter Ignition.  The single volume will be released on December 20.  Mazinger Z Alter Ignition was written by Yu Kinutani and was originally launched on the Dynamic Planning’s official website on May 19.   A separate manga series titled, “Mazinger Z Interval Peace,” by Takahiro Ozawa, also launched in the Monthly Young Magazine on the same day. The manga showcases an alternate take on the events featured in the original Mazinger Z manga series. The original manga series focuses on a high school boy named Koji Kabuto and his powerful robot called the Mazinger Z.  He faces offRead More


Saint Seiya: Next Dimension Manga Continues Next Spring

The recent issue of the Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine has announced that the next chapter for Masami Kurumada’s Saint Seiya: Next Dimension – The Myth of Hades will will return “around next Spring.”  The magazine also announced that another project by Kurumada will be released in the January issue of Champion RED, which will be released on November 19.  Masami Kurumada’s Saint Seiya: Next Dimension – The Myth of Hades manga series serves as a prequel to the original Saint Seiya manga series.  The series features the previous “Holy War” that took place during the 18th Century between Athena and Hades alongRead More


Viz Media Licenses 2 Pokémon Sun & Moon Manga

Viz Media has announced at New York Comic Con 2017 that they have licensed two new Pokémon Sun & Moon Manga titles. The first manga series is the Pokémon Sun & Moon (Pocket Monsters Special Sun Moon) manga series by Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi Yamamoto.  The second title is Pokémon Horizon: Sun & Moon by Tenya Yabuno.  They have also licensed the Pompom Pokémon craft book. The Pokémon Adventures (Pocket Monsters: Special) manga series’ Sun/Moon arc debuted in the CoroCoro Ichiban! magazine on November 21, 2016. Viz Media will be releasing the first volume of the arc in Spring 2018. The Pompom Pokémon craft book will be released in Summer 2018.  The craftRead More


Kodansha Comics to Release Complete Rave Master Manga Series Digitally

Kondasha Comics has updated their official Website with an announcement that they will be releasing the entirety of the Rave Master manga series digitally.  As a part of their Fairy Tail conclusion celebration the 35 volume run of the manga will be released on BookWalker, comiXology, Crunchyroll, Google Play, iBooks, Kindle, Kobo, and nook on October 3.  Those who are interested can pre-order their copies via the various digital platforms. For those who are unaware Rave Master is a manga series created by Hiro Mashima who also worked on the Fairy Tail manga.  The Rave Master manga series was published in the Weekly Shonen Jump MagazineRead More


Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Spin-off Manga Series Announced

Recently Kōhei Uchida launched a spin-off manga series on DeNA’s free Manga Box app based on the Guardians of the Galaxy films. The spin-off series titled, “Guardians of the Galaxy: Galaxy Rush,” is the serialized version of Uchida’s winning submission in the “Marvel” Special Prize contest that was held earlier this year by the Weekly Shonen Magazine.  New chapters will be added to the service every Wednesday. The manga features an original story were the Guardians of the Galaxy enter a dangerous battle-royale style race called Galaxy Rush in where the victor is deemed the fastest in the galaxy. It has also beenRead More


Mobile Suit Gundam Walpurgis Manga Announced

It was recently announced in the September issue of the Gundam Ace magazine that a new Gundam manga series titled, “Mobile Suit Gundam Walpurgis,” will be launching in the next issue of the magazine.  The next issue of the magazine will be released on August 26.  The manga will be illustrated by Hiyon Katsuragi and written by Reiji Kaito. ANN provided a story synopsis for the manga series. The story takes place in Universal Century 0089. The magazine describes the manga’s protagonist Mashiro Oaks as a high school student on Side 2 Colony “Olympus.” He gets the high score on a gameRead More


Corocoro Announces Splatoon Anime

Corocoro has announced that they will be streaming a net anime based on the Splatoon manga series. The series will be streamed exclusively on the Corocoro Youtube channel on August 12. The manga series is created by Sankichi Hinodeya and is currently running in the Corocoro magazine.  For those who are unaware, Splatoon is a third person shooter video game that debuted on the Wii U in 2015.  The sequel, Splatoon 2 will be released for the Nintendo Switch on July 21.


Fairy Tail Dragon Cry “Action” Trailer

We have another trailer for the upcoming Fairy Tail film entitled “Fairy Tail Dragon Cry” this trailer I’ve dubbed it as the “action” trailer. Given the prior trailers and teasers, this one is the most action heavy. Personally, I have to catch up on Fairy Tail, so I don’t have any critical thoughts or theories. However, I’m digging the animation style of this film. Herotaku Nation anime fans, let us know what you think. I’m XBen3000 and I’m out!


Fairy Tail Authors Talks Manga Ending

We have some news for all of the Fairy Tail fans out there. We’ve learned that the Fairy Tail manga will end in about two more volumes. This information coming from Hiro Mashima, author of the series. The news was posted in a postscript made by Hiro himself. In it he also talked about what he has planned for the future. I’ll post the translated script that was posted by Twitter user Yonkou Productions and translated by Twitter User KenXyro. While I’m sad by this news, I’m happy to seeRead More


Viz Media Announces Splatoon Manga Release

Viz Media has updated their official twitter page with an announcement that they will be releasing the Splatoon manga series. The manga series will be released later this year.  No other details are confirmed so stay tuned for updates. Announcement: SPLATOON, the manga series inspired by the hit Nintendo game makes it's debut late 2017! Join the Turf War!🦑 pic.twitter.com/kmOGQJaMf7 — VIZ Media @ SDCC (@VIZMedia) April 21, 2017  


Digimon Universe Appmon Manga Revealed

Recently two new manga series based on the upcoming Digimon Universe Appli Monsters anime series have been announced. Not much is known about these two manga series, however some minor details have been revealed.  The first series will begin on September 21st in the V-Jump magazine and it will be written by Akamine Noaki. The second will debut in the Saikyo Jump magazine on October 1st. This manga series will be written by Hirose Katsuki.