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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


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


Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker’s Memory One Shot Manga Announced

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.  


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