The recent issue of the Weekly Shōnen magazine has revealed that Atsuo Ueda will be launching the sequel to Hiro’s Mashima’s Fairy Tail manga series in the Magazine Pocket manga app on July 25. The first chapter of the sequel series will also be published in the 34th issue of the magazine on the same day. Mashima will be working on the original storyboard for the manga and Ueda will be working on the illustrations. A spin-off project for the Fairy Tail franchise titled, “Fairy Tail: Happy’s Grand Adventure (Fairy Tail: Happy no Daibōken),” illustrated by Kenshiro Sakamoto is stated to be released “soon.Read More
The recent issue of the Gundam Ace magazine has revealed that Gundam Build Divers will be receiving a new spin-off manga series based titled, Gundam Build Divers Break. The spin-off manga will be published in the August issue of the magazine, which will be released on June 26. Ryōji Sekinishi will be in charge of the scenario for the manga and Kazuhiro Hara will be serving as the character designer. Takayuki Yanase and Kanetake Ebigawa will be working as the mecha designers while Gensui Shiitake will be working as the illustrator. Along with the manga the August issue of the magazine will also feature an interview with YoshiyukiRead More
The recent issue of the Coro Coro magazine has announced that a side story manga series based on the Pokemon the Movie: Everyone’s Story (Gekijōban Pocket Monster: Minna no Monogatari) film will be soon be published in the magazine. The manga will launch in the next issue that will be released in May. The manga will be titled, “Pokémon the Movie: Everyone’s Story Side Story -Episode Zeraora- (Gekijōban Pocket Monster: Minna no Monogatari Gaiden -Episode Zeraora-), and will be illustrated by Kemon Kawamoto. Pokemon the Movie: Everyone’s Story will premiere in Japanese theaters on July 13.
The recent issue of the Dengeki G magazine has revealed that the “second part” of the Sword Art Online: Progressive manga will debut in the magazine in April. For those who are unaware, the manga is an adaption of Reki Kawahara’s Sword Art Online: Progressive light novels. The manga will be titled, ” Sword Art Online: Progressive – Hōei no Barcarole,” and will feature new illustrations by Shiomi Miyoshi. Those who have been following the novels should recognize the title of the manga from the third volume of the light novels. The novels feature an alternate take on Kawahara Reki and abec’s original Sword ArtRead More
The recent issue of the Gundam Ace magazine has revealed that the Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans Gekkō (Mobile Suit Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans Gekkō) and the Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack Beltorchika’s Children manga series will be ending in the next issue of the magazine, which will be released on March 26. The next issue will also feature the epilogue for the Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans Gekkō manga. Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans Gekkō was written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Dango & Hirosuke Terama. The manga series served as a side story to the Mobile Suit Gundam: IronRead More
The recent issue of Kondansha’s Morning magazine has revealed that the Kamen Rider Amazons series will be receiving an one-shot manga. The manga will be illustrated by Shinjirō (Fate/Zero, Taboo Tattoo) and the project will be supervised by Yasakuo Kobayasahi who was the screenwriter for both seasons of the series. The title of the manga will be “Kamen Rider Amazons Gaiden – Hotarubi,” and will be published in the next issue of the magazine, which will be released on March 1. The manga is apart of the “Canaval” project, which is set of one-shots that are apart of the 35th anniversary celebration for the magazine.Read More
During the Holiday weekend, the Akira Himekawa manga creator duo has recently updated their official blog with details about their return to the The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess manga project. It was confirmed earlier last year that the series was going on a break due to health issues. Now, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess manga is set to return on Shogakukan’s Manga ONE app on February 26. Those who have been following the North American release will not have to wait long for the next volume either, as Viz Media will be releasing the third volumeRead More
A spin-off manga based on the Cardfight!! Vanguard franchise was recently announced. The spin-off manga titled, “Another Vanguard: Seido no Asuka,” will launch in the January issue of the Monthly Bushiroad magazine, which will be released on Friday. The manga continues the events that was featured in the Cardfight!! Vanguard SS (Shooting Star) manga, which was featured in the Monthly Bushiroad magazine earlier this year. The manga was written by Haruha Misukoshi and was composed by Kabuto Chujo.
Recently a new prequel manga for Gundam Unicorn launched in the December issue of the Monthly Gundam Ace magazine. The manga is titled, “Mobile Suit Gundam UC Bande Dessinée Episode: 0,” and is written by Kouzo Oomari. Mobile Suit Gundam UC Bande Dessinée Episode: 0 takes reference from “The Postwar War” (Sengo no Senso) short story that was featured in the 11th volume of the original Mobile Suit Gundam UC novels. The manga focuses on the Neo Zeon remnants as they steal the Sinanju Stein mobile suit. The manga’s character illustrations were designed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and Hajime Katoki worked on the mechanical designs. The original Mobile Suit Gundam UC Bande Dessinée manga seriesRead More
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
The recent issue of the V Jump magazine has announced that Naoki Akimine will be launching an one shot manga based on the Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker’s Memory video game. The manga will be published in the January issue of the magazine, which will be released on November 21. Fans in Japan will know that Naoki Akimine also worked on the manga adaptation of the Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters anime series, which launched in the magazine on September 2016. The manga concluded in August 21 this year.
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 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
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
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