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Viz Media Licenses Persona 5 Manga

Viz Media recently announced on their official twitter page that they have licensed the Persona 5 manga. For those who are not aware the manga series was released in Japan on September 22, 2016. The manga is illustrated/ written by Murasaki Hisato and is an adaptation of the Persona 5 video game. The manga also received a sequel titled, “Persona 5: The Mementos Mission.” The manga is illustrated by Rokuro Saito and it launched in the Dengeki Maoh magazine in October, 2018. Viz Media will be releasing the first volume of the first manga series in WinterRead More


Attack on Titan: Before the Fall Manga to End in March

The recent issue of the Monthly Shonen Sirius magazine has announced that the Attack on Titan: Before the Fall manga will be ending in the upcoming issue of the magazine, which will be released on March 26. Kodanasha Comics provided a description of the manga. The manga debuted in the magazine in 2013 and is written by Ryo Suzukaze with illustrations by Satoshi Shiki. The manga is an adaptation of Suzukaze and THORES Shibamato’s novel of the same name. Both the novel and manga serves as a spinoff to the Hajime Isayama’s mainRead More


Mazinger Z & Transformers Crossover Manga Announced

Tokyo Book Store Village Books has announced that a Mazinger Zand Transformers crossover manga will be released in Japan titled, “Mazinger Z X Transformers.” The manga will be written by Yuujin Ishikawa that will feature a summary by Naoto Tsushima. The manga is said to be illustrated similar to American style comics in where multiple artists will working on project instead of a single artist. The manga will illustrated by Yuu Kinutani, Hayato Sakamoto, Eiji Yoshioka, Kazumi Hoshi, Naoyuki Fujisawa, and Naoto Tsushima. Go Nagai will be working as the cover illustrator for the manga. The manga will alsoRead More


Gundam Thunderbolt Gaiden Manga to Resume

It has recently been announced that Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Gaiden manga will resume on February 8. The manga was delayed since last May due to manga creator, Yasuo Ohtagaki, suffering from tenosynovitis. For those who are not are aware, the manga is a collection of short stories featuring the various mobile suits that are showcased in the Thunderbolt Mechanics magazine. The manga launched on the eBigComic4 website in December 2015 and the second compiled manga was published by Shogakukan in April 2017. The main Gundam Thunderbolt manga series resumed in the Big Comic Superior magazine in December, 2018.Read More


‘Saint Seiya Origin’ Manga Gets New Series

The recent issue of the Champion RED magazine has reveled that the Saint Seiya Origin manga series will be receiving a new series that will take place during the main manga’s “Poseidon Arc.” For those who are not aware Saint Seiya Origin is the “second season mini-series” of Masami Kuramada’s Saint Seiya: Episode Zero manga. The Saint Seiya Episode Zero manga debuted in the Champion RED magazine as a short series in December 2017. The series ended it’s initial run in February 2018. Currently no other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.S


Naruto Shinden TV Anime Adaptation Announced

The recent issue of the weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Naruto The New Legend of Naruto (Naruto Shinden) novel will be receiving an anime adaptation. The anime will premiere on Sunday, February 20 in Japan and will air for three weeks. Currently it is unknown if the anime will be apart of the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime’s run. For those who aren’t aware, the Naruto Shinden novel is apart of a trilogy of novels. The novel trilogy consisted of: Naruto Shinden, Sasuke Shinden, and Shikamaru Shinden. The novels took place in the adult lives of the three charactersRead More


Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Sky Manga Ending in January

The recent issue of the Gundam Ace magazine has announced that Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Sky (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Astray: Tenkū no Princess)manga will be ending in the upcoming issue, which will be released on January 26, 2019. For those who are not aware, the Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Skyis the 11th manga project based on the Gundam Seed Astray series. The manga first launched in August 2015 and the recent compiled volume was released in Japan on September 26.  The manga features the storyRead More


Persona 5 to Receive Manga Adaptation

The recent issue of the Dengeki Maoh magazine has revealed that the Persona 5 game will be receiving a manga adaptation. The manga will be titled, “Persona 5 Memento Mission.” and will be released in the next issue of the magazine. The next issue will be released on October 27.  Rokuro Saitō, who previously worked on the P4U2: Persona 4 the Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold, will be working as the illustrator on the Persona 5 manga. Atlus provided a synopsis to the game. After having to transfer to a high school in Tokyo, the protagonist has a strange dream. With the goal ofRead More


Mega Man 11 Video Game to Receive One-Shot Manga

The official Coro Coro magazine website has updated with the announcement that Mega Man 11 will be receiving an one-shot manga by Ryo Takamisaki. The manga will launch in the fall issue of the Aniki magazine that will be released on September 15. For those who are not aware, Takamisaki previously worked on the MegaMan NT Warrior manga series. The series was licensed in North America by Viz Media and ran for 13 volumes. Capcom provided a description for the game. To save the day, the Blue Bomber must battle Robot Masters and take their powerful weapons for himself, which nowRead More


The Ghost in the Shell: Global Neural Network Anthology Details Revealed

Kodansha Comics has recently revealed details for the upcoming The Ghost in the Shell: Global Neural Network Anthology comics. For those who are unaware, the comics feature the joint collaboration between Shirow Masamune, creator of the Ghost in the Shell franchise, and various Western comic creators. The anthology will feature fully colored stories based on several Ghost in the Shell characters. The company revealed official descriptions for the anthology as well as finalized cover art illustrated by Dustin Ngyuen.   Story 1: “Automatic Behavior” by Max Gladstone & David López  In this story by Max Gladstone, author of the Hugo-nominated CraftRead More


Fairy Tail Sequel Manga Announced

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


Gundam Build Divers Break Spin-off Manga Announced

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


“Episode Zeraora” Side Story Manga Announced

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.  


Sword Art Online: Progressive Manga Part 2 Details Revealed

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


Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Gekkō & Beltorchika’s Children Manga Ending in March

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