Cardcaptor Sakura series Clow Card and Sakura Card arrive on Netflix in the US and Canada June 1, courtesy of CLAMP.

Cardcaptor Sakura Finds Time to Save My Day Before Netflix Debut

If there is something the world could use right now is a little comfort, and what better way to get the magical "fuzzy feels" than with the magical girl we all love, Sakura Kinomoto? Coming back to save the world from impending doom if she does not capture all the cards that have escaped? I[...]

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That Time I Got Reincarnated As a Slime Is Power Fantasy For Gamers

And who would have thought this Light Novel (Young Adult) series would end up becoming a semi-major franchise that spawned a number of manga series and an anime? Why people in Japan, that’s who Yen Press currently publishes the novels and manga, and their official synopsis sums up the series best: “Lonely thirty-seven-year-old Satoru Mikami[...]

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New Star Wars Manga – Leia, Princess of Alderaan and Star Wars Rebels

Yen Press has announced two new Star Wars manga titles to be published later this year. Star Wars: Leia, Princess of Alderaan by Claudia Gray and Haruichi Furudate and Star Wars: Rebels by Akira Aoki.[caption id="attachment_1206722" align="aligncenter" width="600"] New Star Wars Manga - Leia, Princess of Alderaan and Star Wars Rebels Art from Yen Press.[/caption] Star Wars Leia,[...]

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Uzumaki Anime Adapt Process Has Junji Ito Feeling Like He's "Dreaming"

In an interview with Crunchyroll recently published on YouTube, horror manga creator Junji Ito spoke about the origins of his work writing manga, the adaptation process with which his acclaimed manga Uzumaki will become an anime (to be released later this year), and some important tidbits of information surrounding the anime He even implied what may be[...]

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Yen Press Announces Svetlana Chmakova's "The Weirn Books"

Yen Press, the prolific publisher of manga and light novels in English, has an imprint devoted to titles for middle-grade readers called JY JY announced this week that they would be publishing The Weirn Books, Vol 1: Be Wary of the Silent Woods, the first volume in a brand new series by Svetlana Chmakova, the[...]


TokyoPop Delays Their Manga Titles Further Into 2020

Back at the beginning of April, manga publisher TokyoPop  stated that they will "delay the print release of our upcoming titles originally scheduled for release in April and May of 2020." However, they accelerated digital releases, outsourcing work to freelancers, and looking to resume printing and releasing as soon as possible They stated that "we[...]

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai official cover by Yen Press.

Yen Press Launches Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai Novel

As he discovers more about her to uncover the key to the mystery, they become a classic bickering rom-com couple.[caption id="attachment_1200583" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai official cover by Yen Press.[/caption]The high school rom-com is written by Hajime Kamoshida and illustrated by Keji Mizoguchi and is now available in print[...]

Inky Pen Manga Announcement

Inky Pen Now Lets You Read Manga On The Nintendo Switch

If you've been looking for a way to read manga on your Nintendo Switch, a new deal with Inky Pen has you covered The company announced this past week that they have partnered up with Kodansha Comics to bring those using the Switch app a new set of manga comics to the platform This includes[...]

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Yen Press to Release "Fruits Basket" Spinoff Manga Digitally

As Season 2 of the hugely popular Fruits Basket anime premieres, Yen Press announced that it will publish new Fruits Basket manga content on digital platforms New chapters of the spinoff series Fruits Basket: The Three Musketeers and Fruits Basket Another will be released around the same time as their Japanese release Series creator Natsuki[...]

Official Cover for Yen Press' I'm a Behemoth, But Mistaken for a Cat, I Live as an Elf Girl's Pet published by Yen Press.

Yen Press Launches New Mature Fantasy Comedy Manga "I'm A Behemoth"

Yen Press announced the launch of the series on Twitter.“A comedic fantasy manga based on the popular light novel series In this new adventure, a knight finds himself reincarnated as a behemoth, one of the most powerful monsters in the world, and when he meets a beautiful elf girl, he's ready to fight at her[...]

Digimon Adventure is back for a new generation, courtesy of Toei Animation.

Digimon Adventure 2020 Season 1 Episode 2 War Game Review

The second episode of Digimon Adventure 2020 was a worthy follow-up to the season opener, packed with action while introducing us to other characters with overwhelming us with too much, too soon. It felt like we were given just enough to grab our interest in seeing where several side storylines go. It might seem to […]


Yen Press Announces May 2020 Manga and Light Novel Solicitations

The prolific Yen Press has announced their manga and light novel titles that are out in May 2020 Read below for full details, ISBN and order numbers for the books There's something for everyone here.[caption id="attachment_1194243" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official cover for Aoharu X Machinegun, Vol 17 published by Yen Press.[/caption] Aoharu X Machinegun, Vol[...]

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Astro Boy Comes to Life With New Statues From Blitzway

Most might not know that based on his original Japanese manga series his original name is Mighty Atom Even more of a history lesson, the manga series was written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka in the series Kobunsha's Shōnen For such a futuristic story it is hard to believe that the series was between the[...]

Endeavor battles Nomu on My Hero Academia, courtesy of Funimation.

My Hero Academia Season 4 Finale His Start Review: Dreams of Heroism

I guess this will give me a chance to catch up on the manga while I wait for season five This season of My Hero Academia was really a riot—I enjoyed every single aspect of it even when it felt slow I hope the next one is just as packed with action and great writing as[...]

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TokyoPop Put Titles on Hold Until June, Offer Free Digital Manga

Manga publisher TokyoPop has joined Kodansha and Yen Press in announcing a revived publishing schedule They state that they will "delay the print release of our upcoming titles originally scheduled for release in April and May of 2020." However, they will be accelerating digital releases, outsourcing work to freelancers, and looking to resume printing and[...]

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Kodansha USA and Yen Press Announce Schedule Changes For Manga

Kodansha USA and Yen Press are two of the most popular publisher of manga in America Today, they both announced major changes in their schedule for later in 2020.Kodansha has moved on-sale dates for many of its spring and summer 2020 print titles to later in the year They state that all backlist orders continue to[...]

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"My Hero Academia": Returns & Reveals Power Solid "Tweener" Ep [REVIEW]

This season, My Hero Academia has given us one quality episode after the other – and "Japanese Hero Bilboard Chart" keeps that momentum rolling along. It was interesting to see how they are finally trying to get things back around to superhero action again. This episode proved much more of a balance between slice-of-life anime […]


"Castlevania" Season 4 Gets Netflix's Blessing [VIDEO]

Only three weeks after its third season debut, Netflix and writer/producer/creator Warren Ellis announced that Castlevania will be returning for a fourth season. The news was posted via social media, and shared by members of the cast and creative – and though it confirms the anime's return, it (understandably) was lacking in more specific details. Here's […]


Viz Media Releases Solicitations For June 2020 Titles

Viz Media released their list of manga titles coming out in June Hopefully you'll be able to buy these books in the current pandemic if you want any of them. Shonen JumpSpy x Family, Vol 1By        Tatsuya EndoNot one to depend on others, Twilight has his work cut out for him procuring both a wife and a[...]


"Bleach" Returns to Anime With Climactic Final Story Arc Adapt

Bleach, Tite Kubo’s long-running action manga series, is returning to anime The new series adapts the manga’s climax, “Thousand Year Blood Arc” As reported by both Anime News Network and Viz Media, the announcement came at the Bleach 20th Anniversary & Tite Kubo New Project Presentation livestream on Saturday.The original anime series ran from 2004[...]