Previously, it was officially announced that the Gintama manga was slated to end in the September 15th issue of Weekly Jump. Now its creator says the popular manga isn’t actually ending.
Naohiko teaches art at a junior high school in Japan. To inspire students during athletic day competition, the teacher drew some encouraging chalkboard art.
Conan O’Brien just announced that he is traveling to Japan. The reason? He claims the popular Detective Conan anime and manga have been ripping him off for years. Of course!
Momoko Sakura, creator of Chibi Maruko-chan, has died. Born Miki Miura, Sakura passed away on August 15 from breast cancer. Her office made the news public today.
France’s Philippe Lacheau is directing and starring in a live-action version of the detective manga and anime City Hunter. Let’s have a look at some of the still images floating around online.
Debuting in December 2003, Gintama is one of Weekly Jump’s most popular manga. Like anything, it will come to an end. And that end could be soon.
Online in South Korea, fans noticed that two panels in Kim Song-mo’s latest manhwa, the webcomic A Record of a High School Life, looked familiar.
The One Piece manga debuted way back in 1997. That was over twenty years ago. Wonder how much more story is left? Twenty percent, it seems.
Well, it wouldn’t be Gintama if didn’t look zany, would it? Here is the first trailer for Gintama 2.
For an upcoming Shonen Weekly Jump, One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda drew Luffy with his arm around Dragon Ball’s Goku.
One Piece has no shortage of characters or Easter eggs. One character, Mr. Minamoto, was first revealed in the late 1990s, but never officially appeared in the manga’s storyline. Until now.
Tite Kubo, best known for Bleach, has a new manga. It’s one-shot comedy manga called Burn the Witch.
This is Hirohiko Araki. He does two things: churns out JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and refuses to age.
There’s a Jin-Roh movie. It’s based on the 1999 anime version of Mamoru Oshii’s Kerberos manga. And damn, it looks pretty good!
On March 11, 2011, Yuko Tanno lost her son in the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. The city she calls home, Natori in Miyagi Prefecture, was ravaged. In memory of her son, she has continued to buy Weekly Shonen Jump each Monday.
Late last month, it was announced that Andrés Iniesta was leaving F.C. Barcelona for a three-year deal with Vissel Kobe. That’s exciting for J League fans, but what must have been cool for Iniesta was meeting the man responsible for his favorite anime. Again.
This week, the English language version of Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc was not published in Viz Media’s digital edition. Previously, it was simultaneously published when the Japanese version was released. Creator Nobuhiro Watsuki was fined for child pornography possession earlier this year.
Monkey D. Luffy is a young man in One Piece, but what will he look like as an old one? Eiichiro Oda recently did a “what if” drawing of the iconic pirate.
The king of hiatus, Yoshihiro Togashi, takes lots of breaks from his manga Hunter x Hunter. But he says he plans to finish it or die in the process.
For decades now, Japanese vending machines have served up an array of interesting, mundane, and useful things. Things like manga. Or bread in a can. Or illicit substances. Or video game piracy cartridges.