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‘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


Kamen Rider Amazons One Shot Manga Announced

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


The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Manga Returns in February

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


Cardfight!! Vanguard Spin-Off Manga Announced

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.                


Mobile Suit Gundam UC Bande Dessinée Prequel Manga Released

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