Bakuman, the manga about making manga is getting a live-action movie adaptation. Check out the trailer (with English subtitles).
A few weeks ago, the long-running manga series Naruto ended at chapter 700. And as it has been one of the most popular mainstream manga and anime of the past decade, I decided to read it—all 10,000+ pages of it.
Goku and Naruto. Luffy and Ichigo. Jojo and Kenshiro. It's hard not to be excited about a game where all your favorite Shonen Jump heroes battle it out. Unfortunately, while it does deliver on the fanservice, the novelty wears off painfully fast.
Late last month saw the release of J-Stars Victory VS, a 3D fighter where characters like Goku, Luffy, Naruto, and Kenshin all battle it out. But this is not the first Shonen Jump Magazine mega-crossover game. Rather, it's the
J-Stars Victory VS, the new Shonen Jump game, is a 3D fighter that lets you pit all your favorite Shonen Jump characters in battle against one another. In fact, there are 52 characters from across 32 different series. So let's take a closer look at the roster.
Despite all that you read about the tensions between China and Japan, Japanese manga is highly celebrated in China. Chinese people cosplay as Japanese manga characters. They watch Japanese manga inspired animations. And they read manga—that is, until now.
A week ago, the new movie Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods hit theaters across Japan. But that is not the only Dragon Ball-related thing to happen.
Here's the first trailer for
Project Versus J J-Stars Victory VS, the latest Shonen Jump crossover fighting game to grace our consoles. It has been described as the "ultimate Jump game" and, well, it sure does look the part. J-Stars Victory VS is coming out in Japan sometime in 2013 for the PS3 and the Vita.
One Piece. Naruto. Dragon Ball. These are just some of the iconic manga that have graced Shonen Jump. If you've made it in Shonen Jump, you've made it in Japanese manga. One young female manga artist wanted her work serialized in Jump. Instead, she allegedly ended up with sexual harassment.