anime & manga

Aoashi Launches Scholarship Program To Help Underprivileged Children Continue Playing Soccer

Aoashi manga author Yugo Kobayashi and non profit organization ‘love.fútbol’ Japan announced a scholarship program on Dec 1, 2022, to support children and families in Japan who have difficulty continuing to play soccer due to economic poverty and social disparity. The Aoashi Scholarship will provide a grant of 200,000 yen to children between sixth grade …

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Disney+ To Stream Tokyo Revengers Season 2 As Part Of Their Tie-Up With Kodansha

The official Twitter account of Disney+ Japan announced on Nov 30, 2022, that the upcoming Tokyo Revengers Christmas Showdown Arc anime will hit the streaming platform in January 2023. The anime film will be available to stream worldwide on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar. This is a part of expanding the tie-ups between Disney+ and Kodansha, …

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Konyara The Cat Returns In Studio Ghibli’s Latest TV Advertisement

Japanese food and pharma conglomerate, Nisshin Seifun Group, revealed a new TV advertisement, created by Studio Ghibli for them, on their official YouTube channel on Nov 28, 2022. The ad features the cat Konyara and her three kittens Ko-Konyara, Kuroneko, and Buchi. Akiko Yano performed the song ‘Konyara to Gohan’ for the ad, with Katsuya …

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Crunchyroll Censors Asuna’s Bath Scene From The Latest Sword Art Online: Progressive Movie

Sword Art Online – Progressive – Scherzo of the Deep Night movie was added to Crunchyroll’s catalog on Nov 24, 2022. However, fans have noted that Asuna’s bath scene from the movie, where she appears naked, has been censored on the version that is being streamed on the platform. The censoring happens in the form …

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Me And Roboco Launches Crowdfunding Campaign Since ‘Jump Doesn’t Advertise Roboco At All’

The production committee of Me and Roboco started a new crowdfunding campaign in order to raise funds for advertising the anime. With Me and Roboco anime starting to air on Dec 4, 2022 in Japan, the staff felt that Jump was not advertising the anime enough when compared to the likes of Spy x Family …

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Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 2 To Start Airing On January 7, New Trailer Revealed

The official website of Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro Season 2 dropped a new trailer, which previews the opening theme song, “LOVE CRAZY”, performed by Sumire Uesaka, on Nov 25, 2022. The trailer also revealed that Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro 2nd Attack will release in Japan on Jan 7, 2023. The ending theme …

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Classroom Of The Elite, Ascendance Of A Bookworm Top Kono Light Novel Ga Sugoi! 2023 Rankings

Japanese publishing company Takarajimasha released their 2023 edition of Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! (This Light Novel is Amazing) guidebook, revealing the top ranking light novels in the country for both bunkobon and tankobon versions. Syougo Kinugasa and Shunsaku Tomose’s Classroom of the Elite light novel topped the bunkobon list and Miya Kazuki and You …

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Blue Lock Creator Reveals Illustration To Celebrate Japan’s Win Against Germany

Blue Lock manga’s illustrator, Yusuke Nomura, dropped a celebratory illustration featuring Yoichi Isagi on his official Twitter handle, to commemorate Japan’s iconic win against Germany in their FIFA World Cup 2022 opening match. Japan’s win led to ‘Blue Lock’ taking twitter by storm. “I didn’t expect Blue Lock to be trending too…! I’m too happy, …

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Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War Drops Special ED Video Featuring Original Gotei 13

The official Twitter account of Bleach Animation unveiled a creditless video for the ending theme song for Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War anime featuring the visuals of original Gotei 13 that could be seen in episode 7. “Episode 7 started with a surprise. How did you like the special ending 👀?,” they tweeted. It was …

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Aoashi Manga Collaborates With Scottish Football Giants Celtic F.C.

Yugo Kobayashi’s Aoashi manga released a new collaboration illustration with Scottish football giants Celtic F.C., on Nov 21, 2022. The illustration features Celtic F.C.’s Yugo Furuhashi, and Aoashi‘s protagonist Ashito Aoi wearing the green and white stripe jersey of the former’s club. Both are doing the mushroom pose, which Aoi does after scoring a goal. …

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean Drops Trailer For Final Part

The official Twitter handle for Netflix Anime dropped a new trailer for Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean Final Part on Nov 19, 2022. It was previously revealed that final part of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean will start streaming on Netflix from Dec 1, 2022. The final part will contain episodes 25-38. Currently 24 episodes of Jojo Stone Ocean are …

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