Dragon Ball Z motion manga on Youtube!

2013-07-19 09:47:03 by andy

The MangaPolo Youtube channel is now featuring the Dragon Ball Z motion manga in English. Fans in North America and the UK will be able to see the videos until August 16th, so check it out now!


Cosplayers at Japan Expo!

2013-07-09 10:44:29 by andy

Japan Expo, the largest Japanese-culture convention in Europe, has just wrapped up for 2013! Lets take a look at some of the cosplayers who were there!  


Jump Live smartphone app title list updated

2013-07-09 09:26:25 by andy

Shueisha will be launching a "Jump Live" app this August featuring exclusive content from famous creators. The official website advertises daily updates and plenty of free content, as well as highlighting a Flash anime adaptation of Shuichi Aso's The Disaster of PSI Kusuo Saiki and a secret project from a major artist.   The base application will be free and available for iPhone, iPad...


New anime for Maken-Ki! Battling Venus manga

2013-05-09 10:23:25 by andy

The Maken-Ki! manga series will be getting a new anime adaptation with Maken-Ki! Two ("two" written using the kanji "通"). The official website for the new series opened recently and announces Hiraku Kaneko (The Qwaser of Stigmata) as director.   The manga follows Takeru Oyama, a boy who enrolls in a school where students fight using mysterious items called maken. There Takeru meets ...


Fullmetal Alchemist creator to adapt fantasy novel series The Heroic Legend of Arslan

2013-05-08 10:11:10 by andy

The acclaimed fantasy novel series The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki) by Yoshiki Tanaka will be adapted into a manga series by Hiromu Arakawa, the creator of the Fullmetal Alchemist series. The manga will be launched in the Bessatsu Shonen Magazine July issue.   The 13 volume novel series has already spawned two anime films and a four-part original video anime in the 90s...


Soul Reviver 3D CG promo

2013-05-01 09:19:17 by andy

A 3D CG promotional video for the Soul Reviver manga by Tohru Fujisawa (GTO) is now streaming online. The video was produced by Digital Frontier, known for it's work on Appleseed and Wolf Children. In the manga the dead can be restored to life if their souls can be return to their bodies before disappearing into the void. Former detective Ryusuke Jin and deceased High School Girl Kurara Sekim...


1st Episode of Cyclops Shojo Saipu streamed

2013-03-13 11:07:45 by andy

Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine website has begun streaming the Cyclops Shojo Saipu web anime. The first episode introduces the middle school girl with the nickname Saipu (Mai Nakahara), so named because of her hight and hairstyle that resemble a cyclops. The episode takes the format of a series of short gags where Saipu expresses adoration for her "big" brother.  


Web anime adaptation of Heisei Policemen!! gag manga

2013-03-13 10:45:25 by andy

  Heisei Poliecemen!!, a gag comedy manga by So-He- Inaba, will be getting an anime adaptation. The gag manga is published by Shueisha, and follows a rookie policeman named Go Go who does everything at his own pace. Although his bosses get upset over his methods, Go works in his own relaxed way to protect the town and often ends up in hilarious and unpredictable situations. The manga w...


Danganronpa manga announced

2013-03-01 09:28:32 by andy

  Danganronpa Kibo no Gakuen to Zetsubo no Kokosei the Animation will be adapted into a manga series featured in Kadokawa Shoten's Shonen Ace magazine. The series will begin in the May issue and will be drawn by Takashi Tsukumi.   The anime itself is an adaptation of the PlayStation Portable game by Spike Chunsoft and features the same cast. Seiji Kishi (Persona 4 the Animat...


Viz Media announces manga for Pokemon the Movie: Kyurem Vs. The Sword of Justice

2013-02-28 12:46:38 by andy

  Viz Media has announced that a manga will be released to follow up the Pokemon The Movie: Kyurem VS. The Sword of Justice movie. The one-volume manga will be released on March 5th for $9.99 (US) in North America. The film itself will be released on April 2nd on DVD after being aired on Cartoon Network and YTY on December 8th.   The Pokemon: Black and White manga will be re...


New one-shot manga by author of Reborn!

2013-02-28 12:26:21 by andy

As his first published manga since Reborn!, Akira Amano returns with Warashibe Tantei Numashichiro in the 13th issue of Miracle Jump this year. Warashibe Tantei Numashichiro is a 22-page manga about a detective who trades for his information.  


Thermae Romae creator to draw manga biography of Steve Jobs

2013-02-27 12:55:57 by andy

Mari Yamazaki, the creator of manga Thermae Romae, announced that her next series will be a biography of the late Steve Jobs. Yamazaki's announcement was made during the NHK talk show Studio Park Kara Konnichiwa. The series will be featured in Kiss magazine by Kodansha, which will be released monthly from May.   Thermae Romae will end in April, and had been serialized in Enterbrain'...


Manga series announced for Zettai Karen Children: The Unlimited

2013-02-26 15:31:14 by andy

  A manga adaptation of the new Zettai Karen Children: The Unlimited anime series was announced by artist Rokurou Ogaki. The series will be featured in the May issue of Shonen Sunday Super magazine. The anime is a spinoff of Takashi Shiina's Zettai Karen Children (Psychic Squad), with the psychic outlaw Hyobu as the main character.


Manga Life Storia magazine by Takeshobo

2013-02-26 15:27:43 by andy

  A special edition magazine called Manga Life Storia will be launched by Takeshobo, publisher of Manga Life, on March 29th. The new magazine will contain narrative stories and will be released quarterly. New short stories by Yumi Unita (Bunny Drop) and Mikio Igarashi (Bono Bono) will be featured, as well as spinoff stories for Sparrow's Hotel, Dobutsu no Oshaberi, Recorder and Randsel...