Sailor Moon Musical in the US!

Do you love Sailor Moon? I got some exciting news for you! I got this news from Hot Topic, but more information is from the news Nerdist and the official Sailor Moon website, it’s about the live action Sailor Moon Musical. The Sailor Moon Musical, also known as Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, is coming from Japan to the United States. However, it will be limited and the only places that are playing the musical will be in Washington D.C. and New York. The musical play will be premiering in these two places on March 2019. So far, there is no news about ticket sells yet.

According to Nerdist, it’s a play that is described as “2-D”. Meaning, the characters are actors play as the main cast from the series and the sound effects and background setting is supposed to replicate from manga and anime.

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Rurouni Kenshin characters Kenshin Himura and Shishio Makoto joins Jump Force

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This one and his enemy joins Jump Force.

Welcome everyone for another exciting news from Matt-in-the-Hat! Today’s news invovles the upcoming crossover game Jump Force. Another Shonen Jump title joins the fight for good and evil from the well-known series Rurouni Kenshin. It’s been revealed that the protagonist Kenshin Himura will be joining the game. Kenshin is the master of the Hiten Mitsurugi-ryū, an ability where Kenshin can move in godspeed and with his reverse blade sword, he can crush his opponents without killing anyone. The antagonist of the series, specifically in the Kyoto Arc or season 2 of the anime, Shishio joins the fight. Shishio is just like Kenshin who was also a killer and his sword allows him set fire on his opponent because of the sparks left behind. Rurouni Kenshin is based on the manga series Nobuhiro Watsuki who also another manga series called Buso Renkin.

Jump Force is expected to be released on Feb 16th, 2019 for PS4. X1 and PC.

[OWLS November Blog Tour] Eiichiro Oda – I’m thankful for being a pirate fan

Thankful

Here at OWLS, we are pretty thankful that we are able to come together as a community and share a love and appreciation for anime and manga. This month we will be showcasing our appreciation by giving a shout out post to our favorite manga artists, creators, production companies, and writers who produced some of our favorite works. We will be discussing our favorite works by these creators and our reasons as to why we appreciate them.

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World Trigger manga returns from hiatus!

Shonen Jump readers, I bring good news! If you are a reader for the Weekly Shonen Jump and been a member from the beginning, you might have remembered the sci-fi series World Trigger. The manga disappeared in the magazine because of the author’s health condition. Revealed in a illustration on Twitter, manga author Daisuke Ashihara is coming out from hiatus and will go back to the series World Trigger. World Trigger will be in the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on October 29th.

The manga took a week hiatus in September 2014 due to cervical spondylosis  and occasionally took one week breaks. However, his health grew worse and went to hiatus in November 2016.

If you are a subscriber to magazine, mark your calendars for October 29th online!

source:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-10-14/world-trigger-manga-resumes-on-october-29/.138167

Viz Media news: Boruto DVD details, new RWBY manga and Kazuki Takashi One-Shot!

Viz Media has been really busy especially since they attended the New York Comic Con, With every convention, there is news for the fans. Announced this weekend, the popular series Boruto: The Next Generation will finally be getting the home video treatment. In the spring of 2019, fans can finally get their own copy of the anime in DVD. Boruto: Naruto Next Generation is a sequel spinoff to the classic series of the Naruto frnachise (it’s the sequel to the anime Naruto Shippuden). The anime is being watched over by Naruto creator of Mashashi Kishimoto.

If you like Yu-Gi-OH!, I got news from the manga creator Kazuki Takahashi. It’s been announced that Takahashi currently created a one-shot manga called THE COMIQ. The one-shot manga will be released on October 15th in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in both the English and Japanese version.

Last but not least, get ready for a new manga adaptation of RWBY. This new RWBY manga is be made by Bunta Kinami. RWBY has appeared in many manga adaptations before such as one made by Shirow Miwa and others where it is made into an anthology collections.

Source:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-10-06/viz-media-to-release-boruto-anime-on-home-video-starting-in-spring-2019/.137811

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-10-06/viz-shonen-jump-to-publish-yu-gi-oh-creator-takahashi-short-manga-new-rwby-manga/.137821

Viz Media releases My Hero Academia film bonus manga

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With the movie in the horizon, we are getting more good news for My Hero Academia fans. Revealed on Twitter, English translation company Viz Media announced that fans who has a Viz account on their website will be given the digital one-shot manga titled My Hero Academia: All Might’s Rising. Readers online will be able to see a young All Might and his experience as a beginner hero along with seeing his mentors. So if you are anticipating for My Hero Academia: Two Heroes the movie and you want to learn more about All Might’s younger years, get a Viz account and get the free manga!

https://www.viz.com/mha-promo

Hunter X Hunter manga returns in September

Good morning fellow manga fans! I bring good news in regards to Hunter x Hunter. Originally announced in the 43rd issue of the Japanese Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, Yoshihiro Togashi’s well-known manga series Hunter x Hunter is returning again. This manga was on hiatus for five months and the last issue it was on was in April. The manga will return on September 22. If you are a HxH fan and you read Weekly Shonen Jump, mark your calendars and get ready to read more hunter action!

Source:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-09-04/hunter-x-hunter-manga-returns-from-5-month-hiatus-on-september-22/.136334

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 PS4 review

Walmart describes it:

Join Luffy and the Straw Hat Crew on their biggest adventure yet! One Piece Pirate Warriors 3 allows you to re-live the original One Piece story from Fushia village, where everything started, to the kingdom of Dressrosa, a mysterious island dominated by the evil Donquixote Doflamingo, known as the “Heavenly Demon”. Do you have what it takes to defeat the most dangerous pirates, including Doflamingo and many more? Gather every member of the Straw Hat Crew and sail to the most emblematic places and enter the most epic battles: Marineford, Fishman Island, Punk Hazard and Dressrosa!

*There will be no spoilers, but if there was any, I will keep it a minimum

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Weekly Shonen Jump news: Kohei Horikoshi interview

Hello readers, I got some exciting news from the world of manga of Weekly Shonen Jump. As you may have noticed, Weekly Shonen Jump not only releases new magazines every week digital, but they also have a podcast where fans can listen to the editors share the news and discuss the recent issue of manga. In this special podcast episode, the team got the chance to meet Kohei Horikoshi and interview him. Kohei Horikoshi is the creator of the popular series My Hero Academia and he also did the series Barrage.  Check it out!

Podcast:

https://www.viz.com/blog/posts/sj-podcast-horikoshi-sensei-interview

Tokyo Ghoul video game announced!

If you thought the news with Kill la Kill was insane, get ready to be blown away because another anime is getting a video game adaptation.  Announced in the Japanese Jump magazine, Sui Ishida’s manga series Tokyo Ghoul and Tokyo Ghoul:re will be in a video game. The game is called Tokyo Ghoul – Call to Exist and it will be a 3rd person, survival action game for PS4. According to ANN, the game will cover the story from manga of Tokyo Ghoul and Tokyo Ghoul:re and it will have online gameplay. The game is slated for winter and it’s unknown, but it might be possibly be out for other countries besides Japan.