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Second Part of Saint Seiya 3DCG Remake Set for A Worldwide Netflix Release on January 23Yesterday, 7am

The official website of the 3DCG remake of classic fantasy anime Saint Seiya entitled Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac has just announced that the second part of the 12-episode series is set to premiere on Netflix this January 23.

Return of Smartphone Game ‘LovePlus Every’ Scheduled on December 11

It was announced on Monday on the official website of the LovePlus franchise that the smartphone game LovePlus Every is expected to return from maintenance on December 11 (Wednesday). It has been a while since received an update from Konami regarding the game.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Remains #1 at Japan’s Video Game Rankings

Famitsu’s Video Game rankings last week revealed that the highly anticipated Nintendo Switch game Pokemon Sword and Shield still remains #1 in the ranks with 2,023,043 copies sold in Japan alone from November 25 to December 1.

New Cast Members Announced for “Digimon Adventure: The Last Evolution Kizuna” Movie

The official website of the upcoming movie Digimon Adventure: The Last Evolution Kizuna” has revealed two new cast members.
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Yuri Manga “Bloom Into You” Now Has One Million Copies in Print!Nov 28, 5am

An amazing achievement worth celebrating for all yuri fans, as Nakatani Nio’s popular Bloom Into You (Yagate Kimi ni Naru) has reached a total of one million copies in print. This was announced this Wednesday by the series’ publisher KADOKAWA.

‘Tokyo Mew Mew’ Manga Returns Next Year, but with Male Lead CharactersNov 28, 1am

It was revealed on Saturday that the January issue of Nakayoshi magazine would release a new series titled Tokyo Mew Mew Ore. The manga is slated to be released in the said magazine issue next year. The new Tokyo Mew Mew manga series will be centering on male characters instead of the female leads that a lot of us have grown to love years ago.

‘Weathering With You’ Novel Tops Japanese Light Novel Sales This YearNov 28, 12am

Makoto Shinkai’s recent work Weathering With You, has not only topped the box office worldwide but has also made it as one of the most top sell-selling light novels in Japan by volume this year.  The list officially covers sales of the mentioned book category from November 19, 2018 until November 17, 2019.

A Manga That Retells the Torture of a Muslim Woman in China Goes Viral Nov 27, 11pm

Manga has been one of the popular forms of media today. Aside from telling fictional stories, it is also one way of sharing various situations that are experienced in real life like poverty, pain, depression, and so it.

Demolition of Kyoto Animation’s Fire-Hit 1st Studio Building Already UnderwayNov 26, 6am

Japanese TV network NHK reported this week that demolition for Kyoto Animation’s burned 1st Studio Building has already started this Monday, with preparations for the demolition already underway. This includes building scaffolding and emptying out of the building and is expected to last until the end of the year.

Atlus Set to Reveal Persona 5 Royal Announcements for the West on December 3Nov 26, 6am

While Japanese fans already have their hands on the much-anticipated Persona 5 Royal since this October, Western fans still have to wait for Spring 2020 for its worldwide release. Fortunately for P5 fans, Atlus is set to make announcements for the Western market.

Manga Adaptation of “My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU” Set to End SoonNov 26, 6am

The 14th volume of the manga adaptation of Wataru Watari’s My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU. (original Japanese title: Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru or OreGairu for short) light novel series has just revealed that the manga is on its “last spurt”.

TV Anime Adaptation of “Jujutsu Kaisen” Manga GreenlitNov 25, 7am

The 52nd issue of Shueisha’s Weeky Shonen Jump has just announced this Monday that dark fantasy manga Jujutsu Kaisen (literally Sorcery Fight) is set to get a television anime adaptation. This early on, a main cast has already been announced.

“Smile Down the Runway” Reveals New TV Commercial, Key Visual, Cast MemberNov 25, 7am

The official website of the upcoming anime adaptation of fashion manga Smile Down the Runway (Runway de Waratte) has just revealed a new TV commercial, which previews the anime’s opening theme song “Lion”.

Shueisha Announces That Demon Slayer is Its 2nd Highest-Selling Manga in 2019 After One PieceNov 25, 7am

2019 is a good year for Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. Besides its anime adaptation being a resounding success, the manga was also recently announced to be a bestseller as well. Manga publisher Shueisha announced this Monday that Gotouge’s epic tale of the Kamado siblings has recently become the company’s second highest-selling manga for 2019.
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