Dr. Stone The Stage: Science World musical stage theater trailer and poster reveal Summer 2022 release date, costumes

Dr. Stone The Stage: Science world teaser and poster

The Dr. Stone franchise will be getting a stage adaptation this summer! Dr. Stone is a Japanese sci-fi fantasy manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki (Eyeshield 21) and illustrated by the South Korean artist Boichi (Sun-Ken Rock). The story begins when one fateful day a blinding flash of light petrifies all of humanity. When Taiju … Read more

New Attack on Titan x Mayla Classic jewelry collab makes scouts Eren, Mikasa, and Levi elegant

Attack on titan season 4 part 1 promotional visual

Mayla Classic, a fashion company, made Attack on Titan elegant in a new collaboration.Attack on Titan and Mayla Classic collaborated to produce gorgeous earrings inspired by some of the anime’s most prominent characters. The Attack on Titan anime is now on hiatus, but the anime will return in 2023 with its last batch of episodes in … Read more

Tokyo Revengers English publisher Seven Seas Entertainment union forms after claims of overwork and underpayment

Takemichi hugging hinata before she dies

Like many others in the anime/manga business, an English publisher’s staff will unionize in order to strive for improved compensation and working conditions. Seven Seas Entertainment, the publishing company which publishes English versions of popular manga series like Tokyo Revengers and Made in Abyss, has just unionized its employees. Seven Seas’ new staff union The … Read more

Shonen Jump Victory Carnival 2022 poster features One Piece, Dragon Ball, MHA, JJK, and other characters

Shonen jump promotional image featuring Goku, Luffy and boruto.

The forthcoming Shonen Jump Jump Victory Carnival 2022 event has released new poster art featuring Goku, Luffy, Deku, and others. For a good reason, Weekly Shonen Jump is one of Japan’s most popular manga publications, with regularly issued manga collections containing Dragon Ball Super, My Hero Academia, Jujutsu Kaisen, One Piece, and others. Its sister series … Read more

The Quintessential Quintuplets movie Pizza Hut collab has the Nakano sisters bringing specialty food

The Quintessential Quintuplets

From June 1 to July 3, 2022, Japanese fans will enjoy seeing The Quintessential Quintuplets on their My Box single meal packs. More details, including original merch, will be announced once the collab starts. But what I want to know is: Why can’t I get that event in America?! What are The Quintessential Quintuplets about? … Read more

New International Animation Film Festival 2023 to be held in Niigata – Director Mamoru Oshii appointed chairman of the jury

Niigata International Animation Film Festival

A new international animation film festival will be held for the first time in Niigata from March 17 to March 22, 2023. Titled The Niigata International Animation Film Festival, the event will focus on feature-length animation.   It aims at becoming the “largest festival in Asia with a competition section for feature-length animated films,” according … Read more

GeGeGe no Kitaro creator Shigeru Mizuki brings Yokai to life at Tokyo exhibit

The Gegege no Kitaro official anime poster.

Shigeru Mizuki, the creator of GeGeGe no Kitaro, is being celebrated with a Tokyo exhibition including the different artwork he made involving Japanese yokai. The exhibition commemorates Mizuki’s birth 100 years ago, in 1922. The exhibit marks the 100th anniversary of Shigeru Mizuki’s birth. The Tokyo exhibit will show over 100 illustrations from books in … Read more