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Yen Press Announces New Manga and Light Novel Titles for August 2020

Yen Press Announces New Manga and Light Novel Titles for August 2020

Yen Press, the US publishing venture between Kadokawa Corporation and Hachette Book Group, is the most prolific publisher of manga next to Viz Media. They are also the biggest Western publisher of Light Novels, the Japanese designation for Young Adult novels. They've just released seven new titles to be published in August 2020. Feast your […]

“Downfall”: Inio Asano’s Portrait of the Manga Artist As a Creepy Burnout [Review]

"Downfall": Inio Asano's Portrait of the Manga Artist As a Creepy Burnout [Review]

What happens when you're no longer the wunderkind comic creator whose bestselling manga series was the toast of the industry? That's what Downfall is about. And it's not pretty. Well, the artwork is pretty and naturalistic without exaggerated cartoon eyes and faces. That only makes it even darker and more depressing. Kaoru Fukazawa is the […]


Viz Media’s Christmas Gift Selections for 2019

Viz Media's Christmas Gift Selections for 2019

Christmas is coming up, and Viz Media have sent along their suggestions for their coolest manga and anime-related gifts. We like Viz. They put out the best quality books and titles, so we're happy to present them. There should be something here for you or the manga and anime lover in your life. Anime Gift […]

Viz Media Unveils List of February 2020 Manga Releases

Viz Media Unveils List of February 2020 Manga Releases

It's that time of the month, even if it's Thanksgiving, where we bring you Viz Media's upcoming manga titles for February 2020. As ever, there's something for everyone here. Shonen Jump Twin Star Exorcists, Vol. 17 By Yoshiaki Sukeno While Rokuro and his clan expend the last of their spiritual power battling vicious Hijirimaru, Arima […]

Viz Media Releases January Manga Solicitations

Viz Media Releases January Manga Solicitations

We're running this a bit late, but Viz Media released their full list of titles coming out in January. Shonen Jump   Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 10 By Koyoharu Gotouge Despite some comic misunderstandings that almost blow their cover, Tanjiro, Inosuke and Zenitsu smoke out Daki, a demon that has been devouring the […]





Marvel Comics/Shonen Jump Manga Collaboration Includes Halloween Avengers

Marvel Comics/Shonen Jump Manga Collaboration Includes Halloween Avengers

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool broke the news that Marvel Comics and Shonen Jump would be collaborating on a new series of manga published in Japan, with a first chapter being written and drawn by Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi.  And, it seems the final chapter. Because we now have more details. These will be a series of […]



Viz Announces New Pokémon Manga and Other Titles for 2020!

VIZ Announces New Pokémon Manga and Other Titles for 2020!

There was so much going on during Anime Expo, it would have been easy to miss something. Luckily, we don't miss anything… especially when our friends at VIZ Media are kind enough to share awesome manga news! There's a lot to cover, so we'll let the folks at VIZ take it from here! VIZ MEDIA […]

Junji Ito's Smashed is the Creepiest Horror Comic Stories You'll Read this Year

Junji Ito's Smashed Are the Creepiest Horror Comic Stories You'll Read This Year

Smashed is the latest collection of translated stories Junji Ito from Viz Media and that's always an event especially if you love horror. Ito is arguably the best writer and artist of horror comics in the world.   Ito is not the only Japanese mangaka who specializes in horror stories, but he's probably the best. […]

Lone Wolf and Cub Creator Kazuo Koike has Passed Away

Lone Wolf and Cub Creator Kazuo Koike Has Passed Away

Kazuo Koike, the creator of Lone Wolf and Cub (along with artist Goseki Kojima) and one of the most prolific creators of manga, has died. His official Twitter account and various news outlets reported that Koike, 82, was hospitalized for pneumonia and passed away on Wednesday. Koike is the creator of Lone Wolf and Cub […]

Manga and Anime Legend Leiji Matsumoto to Consult on New Project

At 81 years of age, Leiji Matsumoto is considered by many to be a living legend in the manga and anime fields. His creations have spanned decades, and many of his characters and settings have influenced and inspired generations of illustrators and animators. Anime News Network has confirmed that Matsumoto will be consulting on a new […]

Viz Announces Fullmetal Alchemist: The Complete Four-Panel Comics

Viz Media has announced the publication of Fullmetal Alchemist: The Complete Four-Panel Comics. The book will feature a complete collection of the four-panel comic strips from Hiromu Arakawa's original Fullmetal Alchemist series (which is published in English by VIZ Media) and never-before-seen bonus strips from Japan. In Japan, four-panel comic strips are called 4-koma. They're […]

Interview: Shonen Jump Editor-in-Chief Andy Nakatani on the New Shonen Jump

This week, Viz launched a new version of Shonen Jump, the popular digital manga anthology at shonenjump.com and on the Shonen Jump app for iOS and Android devices. Shonen Jump, which means "boys jump", is Japan's most popular comics anthology, featuring the biggest and most popular series currently running, many of which have popular anime […]