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Tired of telling stories of other people's cultures, a Senegalese animator has moved home to develop homegrown mangas. With more than 500 million books sold worldwide last year, passion for Japanese comics known as 'manga' continues to grow.

RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

Three-dimensional character bread, called chigiri-pan, is currently trending on Japanese Instagram under the tag #3Dちぎりパン. These upright, puffy loaves are handcrafted by artistic bakers with more than a pinch of creativity and dollops of love.

The official website for Noragami Aragoto, the second TV anime season of Adachitoka's Noragami manga, has revealed new cast members to play the 8 shinki ("sacred treasures") consecrated to the war god Bishamonten.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

In winter 2016, Madhouse will be adapting Kadokawa Shoten, Vridge Inc. and Dengeki Girl's Style's extreme sports otome game Prince of Stride. The visual novel was released for the PS Vita on July 30th, 2015.

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Prison School is getting itself a live-action TV series, and the boys who will endure all the pain and suffering that the series will dish out, as well as the female members of the Underground Student Council, have finally been revealed in costume.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Happy tidings have arrived for fans of a certain android idol who favors black-and-white: Miss Monochrome - The Animation will be receiving a 3rd season beginning in October of 2015 on the "Ultra Super Anime Time" programming block that airs on To...

Active Anime RommelS

(LOS ANGELES, September 4, 2015) - Seven Seas Entertainment is pleased to announce their acquisition of Battle Rabbits, the newest manga series by the creative team behind 07-Ghost, Amemiya Yuki and Ichihara Yukino.

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

Crunchyroll previously reported about the creation of Dance with Devils, an original TV anime produced by Rejet, avex, and Elements Garden with animation by Brain's Base. Now new information is available regarding the Japanese broadcast of the ser...

The 71st volume of Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto manga debuted at #2 on the Nielsen BookScan's Top 20 Graphic Novel chart for August. The 70th volume ranked #15, falling from its #4 spot on the July chart.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Celebrating the 80th anniversary of the birthday of "Gag Manga King" Fujio Akatsuka (1935-2008), a new Osomatsu-san TV inspired by his Osomatsu-kun with its child characters grown-up, is now scheduled to debut October 5th.

A new key visual featuring Nao Tomori from the Charlotte anime has been featured as a poster in the October 2015 issue of Megami. You can purchase this issue of the Megami magazine here and you can view the other posters that come in this issue here.

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

With its next episode due out on September 8th, 2015 in Japan and being simulcast by FUNimation, Media Factory has revealed two teasers for the next episode of the Overlord series. They've put out two teasers for it, mostly with the same animation...

The first trailer for the upcoming live action drama adaptation of AnoHana has been revealed. The new trailer shows off the cast in character and showcases some of the heartwarming scenes from the drama.

It's Labor Day Weekend here in the U. S. So to celebrate the last weekend of summer, how about some anime and manga deals? Most sales end Monday, so be sure to get your orders in! ComiXology ComiXology is having a Dark Horse Omnibus sale.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

A few new promotional videos recently arrived for 7th Dragon III Code: VFD, which Sega will be launching on Nintendo 3DS in Japan on October 15. See the latest full promo, followed by a battle & dragon intro trailer and a look at the Vanisher clas...

Crunchyroll Paul Chapman

It's been a rough week on the Internet for Noriaki Kubo, the author of Bleach who works under the pen name of Tite Kubo. Crunchyroll previously reported about Kubo leaving Twitter behind, but now the manga author seems to be having difficulties wi...

The official website of Star-Mu (High School Star Musical), this fall's new musical television anime, revealed on Friday that the show will premiere on Tokyo MX on October 5 at midnight. The show will also air on BS11 on October 6 at 12:30 a.

You're just not going to see an anime episode executed much better than that. There have been a few instances now where Ushio & Tora has flat-out nailed it - delivered an episode of old-school shounen as close to perfect as it's realistically poss...

Remember all that stuff I said about Souta's mom last week? Never mind. Working has always been an anime comedy with great chops - it could range all over the stylistic palette and deliver spot-on humor.

'鈴の雫' (Suzu no Shizuku) "Bell Droplets" I didn't realise how much I missed Mushishi until that old mushi monologue started right before the familiar OP. Ah, how nostalgic. To think that this is the last of Mushishi that we're ever going to get, wi...

Warner Brothers Entertainment Inc. registered the "ookamishojo-movie. jp" domain on August 13. Additionally, a private "ookamishojo_m" Twitter account currently features a heading (pictured at right) that reads: Fumi Nikaido Kento Yamazaki Ōkami S...

Idolminded Ray Mescallado

HKT48 Mio Tomonaga "Me ga Egao ni Shiteageru" on Shonen Champion Magazine - HEBIROTE AKB48 Another summer-themed pictorial. She looks real nice in the yukata. Lifetime Declaration! Kei Jonishi (NMB48) to Release 1st Photobook "Shougai Jonishi Seng...

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0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Reddit 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 0 0 Flares × Making costumes is hard, and sometimes, those who do not have proper costume-making skills would often turn to officially made costumes for them to cosplay their fa...

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As expected this was very much a Chris focused episode that also served to push the plot forward. In a sense this season has been both focused on giving everyone some kind of character arc and also an overall plot to keep up with.

Otaku Tale Frontalspy

The official website of the TV anime adaptation of ONE and Yuusuke Murata's One Punch-Man manga has been updated with new sets of character designs for the upcoming October series. The site has revealed new character designs for the revealed main ...

'執行者' (Shikkou-sha) "Enforcer" Action, close calls, superlative animation, and a twist you may not have seen coming. The missteps have been repaid in full. No Plan Survives Contact With The Enemy I know we all had the same reaction whenever Rin fi...

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