Ansatsu Kyoushitsu Manga to Get TV Anime & Live-Action Movie

According to the July issue of Comic News, Yusei Matsui's Ansatsu Kyoushitsu(Assassination Classroom) manga is getting an anime adaptation and a live-action movie. The anime is slated to release on Fuji Television in 2015.

Ansatsu Kyoushitsu is an action-comedy manga series written and illustrated by Yusei Matsui. It began serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump in July 2012. It has inspired an event anime in 2013.

The story follows the daily lives of an extremely powerful octopus-like teacher and his students dedicated to the task of assassinating him to prevent Earth from being destroyed.


Kuroko no Basket Anime 3rd Season Announced

According to Weekly Shonen Jump magazine’s announcement, anime Kuroko no Basket is going to get the third season.

The first anime is based on Fujimaki Tadatoshi’s Kuroko no Basket manga in 2012 and the second season premiered on October of 2013.

Series premise: An up-and-coming power player, Taiga Kagami, is just back from America. When he comes to Seirin High School, he meets the super-ordinary boy, Tetsuya Kuroko. Kagami is shocked to find that Kuroko isn’t good at basketball, in fact, he’s bad! And he’s so plain that he’s impossible to see. But Kuroko’s plainness lets him pass the ball around without the other team noticing him, and he’s none other than the sixth member of the Miracle Generation.

'Black Bullet' Manga to End Next Month

The manga adaptation of the light novel series Black Bullet will end in the August issue of Dengeki Maoh magazine, which is scheduled to be released in Japan on June 27.

The manga is illustrated by Hon Morino, based on the light novels of the same named by Shinden Kanzaki. It began serialization in 2012 and has three published volumes so far with the fourth scheduled to release on June 26. The light novel got anime adaptation by Kinema Citrus in April and the anime is still ongoing.

The story follows the high-school student Rentaro, a boy living near Tokyo and member of the “Civil Security” – an organization specializing in fighting against the Gastrea, a race of viral parasites used to accomplishing dangerous tasks. One day, Rentaro and his partner Enju, a precocious young girl, receive a special assignment from the government to prevent the destruction of Tokyo…


“Bakuman” Live-Action Movie Slated for 2015

It’s been confirmed that Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's Bakuman manga is getting a live-action movie adaptation, which is slated to release in 2015.

The movie will be directed by Hitoshi Ōne (Moteki, Koi no Uzu/The Vortex of Love). And Takeru Satoh and Ryunosuke Kamiki will star in the movie. Takeru Satoh (live-action Kenshin's Kenshin) plays Moritaka Mashiro, a boy who aspires to be a manga artist and Ryunosuke Kamiki (live-action Kenshin's Sōjirō Seta) plays his classmate and story collaborator Akito Takagi.

Bakuman is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata, the two creators of Death Note. The manga was serialized in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from August 11, 2008 and completed with 176 chapters in April 23, 2012. It inspired three television anime series from 2010 to 2013.

The story follows talented artist Moritaka Mashiro and aspiring writer Akito Takagi, two ninth grade boys who wish to become manga artists, with Mashiro as the artist and Takagi as the writer.


Hunter X Hunter Manga to Come Back in June

Great News! According to the tShonen Jump’s editor,Togashi Yoshihiro’s Hunter X Hunter is coming back in June! It will also join to the Weekly Shonen Jump lineup! You will be able to read it in English.

Togashi Yoshihiro’s this excellent manga has inspired 2 TV anime series and also 2 anime films and many original anime titles.



Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru Anime Season 2 Confirmed

Yesterday, a poster for Shogakukan's Gagaga Bunko imprint is announcing that production on a second anime season based on Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru light novel series has been green-hit. If a photo making the rounds on Japanese blogs is true, it looks like some welcome news sneaked out early.

Watari Wataru's romantic comedy revolves around an antisocial high school student named Hachiman Hikigaya with a distorted view on life and no friends or girlfriend. When he see his classmates talking excitedly about living their adolescent lives, he mutters, "They're a bunch of liars." When he is asked about his future dreams, he responds, "Not working." A teacher gets Hachiman to join the volunteer "service club," which happens to have the school's prettiest girl, Yukino Yukinoshita.


“Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji” Manga Gets Anime Adaptation

According to the upcoming May issue of Bessatsu Margaret, Ayuko Hatta’s shoujo manga Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji is getting an anime adaptation.

The cast of the anime remains the same as the earlier drama CD. Kanae Itō will play Erika Shinohara, while Takahiro Sakurai will play Kyouya Sata. Other cast members:

Ai Kayano as Ayumi Santa
Mariya Ise as Marin Tachibana
Mikako Komatsu as Aki Tezuka
Nobunaga Shimazaki as Yoshito Kimura
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Nozomi Kamiya
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Takeru Hibiya
Ayumu Murase as Yuu Kusakabe

The manga was launched in Bessatsu Margaret in 2011 and has inspired a novel and a drama CD.

The story centers around Erika Shinohara, a vain 16-year-old girl who tells her friends about her romantic exploits, but she actually has no boyfriend. She claims that a handsome boy in a candid photo is her boyfriend, but it turns out that boy is a schoolmate named Kyouya Sata. She has no choice but to make him her fake boyfriend. Unfortunately, Sata may look like a sweet person, but he is actually an ultra-black-hearted sadist. Sata takes advantage of Erika's weakness and treats her like his dog.


Ao Haru Ride Live-Action Movie Main Cast Revealed

The upcoming live-action movie adaptation of Io Sakisaka's Ao Haru Ride manga reveals its main cast today. The heroine Futaba Yoshioka will be played by Tsubasa Honda, a 21-year-old actress/fashion model. And Futaba’s first love Kou Mabuchi will be played by Masahiro Higashide.

and other cast members:

(from left to right)
Yua Shinkawa as Shuko Murao
Ryo Yoshizawa as Aya Kominato
Izumi Fujimoto as Yuuri makita,
Yu Koyanagi as Yoichi Tanaka

The movie is directed by Takahiro Miki(Solanin, Hidamari no Kanojo, We Were There), with script by Tomoko Yoshida (Gaku, Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru). It will premiere on December 2014 in Japan.

The story revolves around Futaba Yoshioka, a girl who was in love with a boy named Kou Tanaka in middle school. However, after a misunderstanding, their relationship as friends ends when he transfers schools over summer vacation. In high school, her world is turned around once again when she meets Kou again, this time under the name of Kou Mabuchi.

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Mashima Hiro To Launch Monthly Fairy Tail Magazine

Mashima Hiro, the author of Fairy Tail, has made a few announcements that brand new Monthly Fairy Tail magazine will launch. The magazine will cost 2,980 yen about 30 USD, and will include a DVD containing four episodes of the Fairy Tail anime.

He will launch a new serious, tentatively titled Fairy Tail Zero. The story will revolve around the secret origin of the wild and wacky Fairy Tail guild. He also tweeted this image featuring Mavis.

As he will be doing both Fairy Tail and Fairy Tail Zero at the same time, Mashima admitted that he is gonna be in hell with all the work that he will be doing.

This new Magazine will also feature other spin-off mangas by other creators, including one about FT’s nudist ice mage, Gray. He has not yet announced when the new magazine will be released.


Iron Knight Manga Ending

Tomohiro Yagi’s Iron Knight manga is ending, with the final chapter published in the 18th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. And new original contents will be included in 3rd volume of Tomohiro Yagi's manga.

Iron Knight is a manga series written and illustrated by Tomohiro Yagi and first published on December 5, 2013.

The story revolves around a young boy with a strong sense of justice named Teppei (a pun on the words "iron soldier") and his father is a police officer. Teppei lives a fairly normal life. However, one day, his normal life is destroyed when monsters turn his town into a place of ruin. In addition, for some reason, the sudden change has also caused Teppei's body to transform into an iron demon…