Next Manga Awards 2021: Oshi no Ko Wins Print Manga Category, Kaijuu 8-gou is First in the Web Manga Category

The result for the Next Manga Awards 2021 winners, a joint between Kadokawa’s Da Vinci magazine and Niconico were announced yesterday with Mengo Yokoyari’s Oshi no Ko, a Manga which is based on Aka Akasaka’s original work takes first place in the “Print Manga Category”. Naoya Matsumoto’s Kaijuu 8-gou on the other hand, wins the Continue reading Next Manga Awards 2021: Oshi no Ko Wins Print Manga Category, Kaijuu 8-gou is First in the Web Manga Category

Don’t Miss Out on CDJapan’s Summer Sale, Ending 22nd of August! (Over)

CDJapan’s “Big Summer Sale” is now here and I figured some of you may want to get you hands on some of the goods listed below before the duration ends this coming 22nd of August. There is a plethora of merchandise, Manga, Blu-rays etc. on discounts up to 70% off, most of which are viewable Continue reading Don’t Miss Out on CDJapan’s Summer Sale, Ending 22nd of August! (Over)

Kadokawa Corporation Posts Better Profit for Fiscal Year 2020

Despite the pandemic, Kadokawa Corporation has recorded better profit attributable to its owners as it jumps by 15.51% year on year to 9,584 million yen (~$87 million) from 2019’s 8,098 million yen (~$74 million). Sales are at their highest among the latest seven years to see 209,947 million yen (~$1,925 million) worth of net sales, Continue reading Kadokawa Corporation Posts Better Profit for Fiscal Year 2020

Oricon Inc.’s Earnings are Looking Sharp in 2020

Net Income has risen to an all time high for Oricon Inc. despite fall in Ordinary Profit year-on-year to 860,089,000 yen (~$7,855,303). Although the positive outcome is most welcome, Oricon Inc. is cautious amid a surge of Corona infection cases globally, and the company expresses its concern with regards to the business’s outlook going forward Continue reading Oricon Inc.’s Earnings are Looking Sharp in 2020

Kimetsu no Yaiba Movie: Mugen Ressha-hen Blu-ray and DVD Sales Recorded the Highest Number of Copies Sold on its First Day for 2021

On the day of its release, both Blu-ray and DVD sales for Kimetsu no Yaiba‘s theatrical release ‘Mugen Ressha-hen‘ reported stellar sales with its DVDs seeing copies sold hitting 218,000 copies whereas sales of its Blu-rays saw numbers reaching 268,000 copies sold, all in just one day according to Oricon latest sales data here. That Continue reading Kimetsu no Yaiba Movie: Mugen Ressha-hen Blu-ray and DVD Sales Recorded the Highest Number of Copies Sold on its First Day for 2021

Kanojo, Okarishimasu Manga Circulation Has Passed 8 Million Copies

According to the latest article by @Press, the Manga circulation for Kanojo, Okarishimasu has passed 8 million copies. Also known as ‘Kanokari’, the work by Mangaka Reiji Miyajima received an Anime adaptation in 2020, and as noted by the article has since been gaining traction in Japan. The series is also set to receive a Continue reading Kanojo, Okarishimasu Manga Circulation Has Passed 8 Million Copies

The 45th Kodansha Manga Award, Winners Announced!

Best Shounen Manga Blue Lockby (Story) Muneyuki Kaneshiro and (Art) Yuusuke Nomura Synopsis After failing to win the World Cup, there’s unrest in the Japanese Soccer community. Many of the older patrons of the sport aren’t too disturbed by the lack of trophies, but newcomer Anri Teiri is furious – and she’s determined to fix Continue reading The 45th Kodansha Manga Award, Winners Announced!