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!

Fall in Ordinary Profit Persists, Though Net Income Has Risen According to Oricon Inc.’s Latest 3rd Quarter 2021 Report

Oricon Inc. has reported yet another drop in ordinary profit between April 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020, though the business has held itself together after witnessing an increase in net income for the same period as a result of extraordinary gains. The business remains uncertain in its outlook as long as the pandemic does Continue reading Fall in Ordinary Profit Persists, Though Net Income Has Risen According to Oricon Inc.’s Latest 3rd Quarter 2021 Report

Nintendo’s Top Selling Software and Units as of September 30, 2020

The release of Nintendo’s recent quarterly report for the first half of Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21), ending September 30 has allowed us to access the latest data in relation to sales of Nintendo’s software and hardware along with the company’s financial condition. Sales of hardware and software have recorded higher growth when compared to Fiscal Continue reading Nintendo’s Top Selling Software and Units as of September 30, 2020

Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken, Rimuru to Receive a Figurine Based on 2nd Season’s Teaser Visual

Remember the visual teaser released back around May 2019 featured along with the season two’s announcement? Looks like Rimuru Tempest, the main character from the series, “Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken” will receive a figurine that looks exactly like the teaser. This was announced recently by F:NEX via its website together with a slew of Continue reading Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken, Rimuru to Receive a Figurine Based on 2nd Season’s Teaser Visual

Final Volume of “Haikyu!!” Scheduled for November Release in Japan

After an eight and a half year of serialization, sports Manga “Haiyku!!” finally concluded with the release of its chapter 402 on July 19, 2020. If you have not read it yet, the chapter can be found available for free via Viz Media here. The story centers around Shouyou Hinata, who despite being small, decided Continue reading Final Volume of “Haikyu!!” Scheduled for November Release in Japan

Kadokawa Corporation Reports Lower Net Sales, But Higher Profit for Fiscal Year 2019 Ending March 2020

After going through an absorption-type company split with DWANGO Co., Ltd., Gzbrain Inc., and Daihyakka NEWS, Inc. in 2019, Kadokawa Corporation (previously known as Kadokawa Dwango Corporation before the split) implemented a structural reform in its Web Service Business. As a result, it saw profit soared the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020 despite the Continue reading Kadokawa Corporation Reports Lower Net Sales, But Higher Profit for Fiscal Year 2019 Ending March 2020