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Netflix to Stream Anime of Shonen Jump+ Reality Show’s Winning Manga Globally

[ad_1] 8-episode net show debuts later today Netflix announced on Friday that it will exclusively stream the eventual anime adaptation of the winning manga from MILLION TAG, Shonen Jump+‘s “battle audition” show for discovering “the next star manga creator,” worldwide. The show’s winning manga creator will also receive a prize of 5 million yen (about…

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Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed By Light Anime Film’s Clip Shows Dahlia, Dabuzu

[ad_1] The official Twitter for The Seven Deadly Sins series unveiled a new video clip on Friday for The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed By Light (Nanatsu no Taizai: Hikari ni Norowareshi Mono-tachi), the all-new original anime film for the franchise. The clip features Dahlia and Dabuzu. The film will open in Japan on July 2….

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Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch Manga Gets Sequel in August

[ad_1] The August issue of Kodansha‘s Nakayoshi magazine announced on Friday that Pink Hanamori will launch Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch aqua, a sequel to her Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch manga, in the magazine’s next issue on August 3. The magazine teases that the manga will feature a “new blue romance” starring Lucia’s daughter….

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Live-Action Hakuōki Series Reveals More Cast

[ad_1] The staff for the live-action series of Otomate‘s Hakuōki otome game franchise revealed three new cast members on Friday. Kotoko Wakayanagi (center in image below) will play series heroine Chizuru Yukimura. This is the first heroine role for Wakayanagi, whom the staff selected from an audition of over 200 applicants. Film and television actor…

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Studio hb’s Original Travel Anime Tabi Hani Casts Miyu Tomita, Kaori Maeda

[ad_1] Original story about 2 girls traveling throughout Japan Studio hb announced on Friday that it has cast Miyu Tomita and Kaori Maeda as the main cast members for its original anime project Tabi Hani. Tomita will play Akari Yashima (first image below), a quiet high schooler who has inherited a love of travel from…

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Tite Kubo Draws Bleach Crossover Visual with Loki TV Series

[ad_1] Manga artist Tite Kubo drew an illustration of Bleach villain Aizen to promote the Loki TV series. Aizen is drawn in a similar pose to Loki in the show’s poster to emphasize the similarities in their traitorous and conniving personalities. Loki premiered on the Disney+ streaming service on June 9. The story is set…

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Peach Boy Riverside Anime Airing Out of Chronological Order

[ad_1] If, like some of our own critics, you found yourself confused by the events in the first episode of Peach Boy Riverside, it’s not your fault. The anime series is airing out of chronological order—that is not the order the events happen in Coolkyoushinja and Johanne‘s original manga. According to an interview with director…

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Gal & Dino Creator’s Sayonara, High School Manga Gets Live-Action Show

[ad_1] Masaki Nishigaki directs show about class caste system starring Aran Abe Moriko Mori (Gal & Dino) revealed on Twitter on Thursday that his Sayonara, High School manga is inspiring a live-action show. Masaki Nishigaki is directing the series, and writing the script. TUFF STUFF and T-ME are planning and producing the show. The show…

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Guide to the Perfect Otaku Girlfriend: Roomies and Romance Volume 1

[ad_1] Like an otaku making snap judgements about a gyaru girl, it can be easy to go into Guide to the Perfect Otaku Girlfriend: Roomies and Romance Volume thinking you know what to expect. These fixer-upper fantasies about a cute girl coming into your life to help teach you how to pick up girls have…