Viz Media Licenses Persona 5 Manga

Viz Media recently announced on their official twitter page that they have licensed the Persona 5 manga. For those who are not aware the manga series was released in Japan on September 22, 2016. The manga is illustrated/ written by Murasaki Hisato and is an adaptation of the Persona 5 video game. The manga also received a sequel titled, “Persona 5: The Mementos Mission.” The manga is illustrated by Rokuro Saito and it launched in the Dengeki Maoh magazine in October, 2018. Viz Media will be releasing the first volume of the first manga series in Winter…

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Attack on Titan: Before the Fall Manga to End in March

The recent issue of the Monthly Shonen Sirius magazine has announced that the Attack on Titan: Before the Fall manga will be ending in the upcoming issue of the magazine, which will be released on March 26. Kodanasha Comics provided a description of the manga. The manga debuted in the magazine in 2013 and is written by Ryo Suzukaze with illustrations by Satoshi Shiki. The manga is an adaptation of Suzukaze and THORES Shibamato’s novel of the same name. Both the novel and manga serves as a spinoff to the Hajime Isayama’s main…

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Mazinger Z & Transformers Crossover Manga Announced

Tokyo Book Store Village Books has announced that a Mazinger Z and Transformers crossover manga will be released in Japan titled, “Mazinger Z X Transformers.” The manga will be written by Yuujin Ishikawa that will feature a summary by Naoto Tsushima. The manga is said to be illustrated similar to American style comics in where multiple artists will working on project instead of a single artist. The manga will illustrated by Yuu Kinutani, Hayato Sakamoto, Eiji Yoshioka, Kazumi Hoshi, Naoyuki Fujisawa, and Naoto Tsushima. Go Nagai will be working as the cover illustrator for the manga. The manga will also…

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Gundam Thunderbolt Gaiden Manga to Resume

It has recently been announced that Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Gaiden manga will resume on February 8. The manga was delayed since last May due to manga creator, Yasuo Ohtagaki, suffering from tenosynovitis. For those who are not are aware, the manga is a collection of short stories featuring the various mobile suits that are showcased in the Thunderbolt Mechanics magazine. The manga launched on the eBigComic4 website in December 2015 and the second compiled manga was published by Shogakukan in April 2017. The main Gundam Thunderbolt manga series resumed in the Big Comic Superior magazine in December, 2018.…

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‘Saint Seiya Origin’ Manga Gets New Series

The recent issue of the Champion RED magazine has reveled that the Saint Seiya Origin manga series will be receiving a new series that will take place during the main manga’s “Poseidon Arc.” For those who are not aware Saint Seiya Origin is the “second season mini-series” of Masami Kuramada’s Saint Seiya: Episode Zero manga. The Saint Seiya Episode Zero manga debuted in the Champion RED magazine as a short series in December 2017. The series ended it’s initial run in February 2018. Currently no other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.            …

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Naruto Shinden TV Anime Adaptation Announced

The recent issue of the weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Naruto The New Legend of Naruto (Naruto Shinden) novel will be receiving an anime adaptation. The anime will premiere on Sunday, February 20 in Japan and will air for three weeks. Currently it is unknown if the anime will be apart of the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime’s run. For those who aren’t aware, the Naruto Shinden novel is apart of a trilogy of novels. The novel trilogy consisted of: Naruto Shinden, Sasuke Shinden, and Shikamaru Shinden. The novels took place in the adult lives of the three characters…

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Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Sky Manga Ending in January

The recent issue of the Gundam Ace magazine has announced that Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Sky (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Astray: Tenkū no Princess) manga will be ending in the upcoming issue, which will be released on January 26, 2019. For those who are not aware, the Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Skyis the 11th manga project based on the Gundam Seed Astray series. The manga first launched in August 2015 and the recent compiled volume was released in Japan on September 26.  The manga features the story…

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Persona 5 to Receive Manga Adaptation

The recent issue of the Dengeki Maoh magazine has revealed that the Persona 5 game will be receiving a manga adaptation. The manga will be titled, “Persona 5 Memento Mission.” and will be released in the next issue of the magazine. The next issue will be released on October 27.  Rokuro Saitō, who previously worked on the P4U2: Persona 4 the Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold, will be working as the illustrator on the Persona 5 manga. Atlus provided a synopsis to the game. After having to transfer to a high school in Tokyo, the protagonist has a strange dream. With the goal of…

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Mega Man 11 Video Game to Receive One-Shot Manga

The official Coro Coro magazine website has updated with the announcement that Mega Man 11 will be receiving an one-shot manga by Ryo Takamisaki. The manga will launch in the fall issue of the Aniki magazine that will be released on September 15. For those who are not aware, Takamisaki previously worked on the MegaMan NT Warrior manga series. The series was licensed in North America by Viz Media and ran for 13 volumes. Capcom provided a description for the game. To save the day, the Blue Bomber must battle Robot Masters and take their powerful weapons for himself, which now…

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The Ghost in the Shell: Global Neural Network Anthology Details Revealed

Kodansha Comics has recently revealed details for the upcoming The Ghost in the Shell: Global Neural Network Anthology comics. For those who are unaware, the comics feature the joint collaboration between Shirow Masamune, creator of the Ghost in the Shell franchise, and various Western comic creators. The anthology will feature fully colored stories based on several Ghost in the Shell characters. The company revealed official descriptions for the anthology as well as finalized cover art illustrated by Dustin Ngyuen. Story 1: “Automatic Behavior” by Max Gladstone & David López  In this story by Max Gladstone, author of the Hugo-nominated Craft Sequence novels,…

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