Anime Blue Orchestra News

The Blue Orchestra Anime to Premiere This April

On February 8, NHK announced that the television anime adaptation of Makoto Akui’s manga The Blue Orchestra will premiere on April 9, 2023.
The anime will be directed by Seiji Kishi at Nippon Animation. Yuuko Kakihara will write and oversee the series scripts, with Kazuaki Morita as the character designer. Jun Sakata will serve as the anime’s production […]

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Viz Media Appoints Boutique Licensing Agency in Europe

On November 14, Viz media announced that it will be appointing Boutique Licensing Agency (BLA!) as the European agency to lead the business expansion of its consumer products internationally.
BLA! is a European Boutique-style brand licensing agency with central offices in Barcelona and Copenhagen. Its role will be to create a strategy plan for Europe, […]

Manga News

Pirate Website Mangamura Sued for $14 Million by Japanese Publishers

Most otakus are guilty of pirating. While we think of it as giving in to curiosity, we are harming the very creators that we want to support. After the anime and manga industry faced heavy losses in the last few years due to piracy, Japan has tightened its copyright laws even more. You might[…]

Anime Kin no Kuni Mizu no Kuni News

Madhouse Reveals its Alluring Spring 2023 Movie ‘Kin no Kuni Mizu no Kuni’

Kin no Kuni Mizu no Kuni has a captivating storyline about two warring states and their bizarre effort at maintaining peace. Comedy, fantasy, and romance beautifully blend into the series, making it a perfect material for an anime film. Now you might think it is just another Romeo and Juliet[…]

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English Manga Service Comikey Joins Shogakukan to Bring Eight New Titles

Comikey is unlike any other manga service you are familiar with because of a novel concept of “keys” to support your favorite creator. The service is currently in beta for international users; however, its US-based localization team has plans to partner with the major Japanese publishing houses[…]

Anime News Ore, Tsushima

Ore, Tsushima Anime’s Trailer Teases a Spoilt Cat, Tired Owner and July Debut

Ore, Tsushima is a manga about a brazen cat who really doesn’t care about its owner. You might argue that most cats are like that but Tsushima brings brazen-ness to the next level. The poor lady who takes care of Tsushima and other cats gets called “Ojii-chan” by them, which means grandpa.

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MyAnimeList Boosted By Shueisha, Kodansha, And Shogakukan’s Investments

MyAnimeList, our trusted anime tracker and cataloger, is now getting a boost from some unbelievable sources! Kodansha, Shueisha and Shogakukan, the big three publishers of the manga industry, are backing MyAnimeList. The website has a massive collection of information about anime, and this[…]

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Kotoyama Launches New Manga – Night Owl Song

Recently, the 35th volume of Shogakukan Weekly Shonen magazine was released. This volume hit fans with an exciting update. Shogakukan Weekly Shonen magazine revealed that Kotoyama, the creator of Dagashi Kashi is going to hit manga readers and fans with a new manga.  Fans have been waiting for Kotoyama’s newest project after Dagashi Kashi last year. The new manga […]