May 27
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The upcoming live-action Rurouni Kenshin films Rurouni Kenshin Saishuushou: The Final and The Beginning were slated for July 3 and August 7, but the motion pictures have been delayed due to coronavirus covid-19. The movies will now open in Japan theaters in spring 2021. 

Apr 9
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Issue 21 of Weekly Jump, which was slated for April 20, will be delayed a week due to a coronavirus covid-19 case in the editorial department. Staff is now working from home, and on April 27, a double issue 21/22 will go on sale. Weekly Jump said no manga artists apparently were in physical contact with the infected

Apr 3
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This Friday, the 96th compiled One Piece volume was released, bringing the total number of copies of the manga in print to a staggering 470 million. As Mantan Web (via ANN) reports, the total consists of 390 million copies in print in Japan and another 80 million in print internationally. 

Mar 2
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Since schools in Japan have been closed because of coronavirus, kids might need something to do. And since their parents might not let them go out and about, Weekly Jump is making the digital versions of its first thirteen issues of 2020 available for free until March 31. Good time to catch up on manga!

Feb 21
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Here’s the teaser for the upcoming Rurouni Kenshin: Final Chapter - The Final/The Beginning movies. The Final, which opens in Japan on July 3, centers on Kenshin’s battle with a weapons dealer, while The Beginning, opening in Japan on August 7, recounts the swordsman’s younger days. No word yet on international

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