A new manga featuring Goku’s mom, Sgt. Keroro‘s anime reboot, and a bishounen manga about illnesses.
Goku’s mom to appear in Akira Toriyama’s latest manga
Dragon Ball has set the benchmark for the anime shounen genre ever since Akira Toriyama started the manga series in 1984, but you’ll be glad to know that the saga is far from over.
Toriyama has announced that he will be featuring Gine, the mother of Dragon Ball‘s lead character Goku, in his latest manga compilation Jaco the Galactic Patrolman which will be released on April 4.
Goku’s father Bardock was previously featured in his own manga Episode of Bardock, also made by Toriyama, in 2011.
Sgt. Keroro gets new Flash-based anime series
Good news for those who miss the lovable frog-like aliens of Sgt. Keroro: the series will be getting an anime reboot titled Keroro, premiering on March 22 at 7:00pm JST on Animax Japan.
Unlike the first anime series, which aired in Japan from 2004 to 2011, Keroro will be composed of five-minute shorts with an animation style similar to those made using Adobe Flash.
You can watch the trailer for Keroro here.
Online manga features bishounen characters with diseases
Countries have Hetalia, train stations have Miracle Train. When it comes to manga and anime of random things personified as handsome men, you think you’ve seen it all—that is, until you get to read one featuring various illnesses.
The web manga Manshin-so Secret Service is created by Nozomu Tokunaki and Fuuro Hidaka and features seven bishounen housemates-slash-secret-agents who happen to suffer from various medical conditions such as hay fever, migraine, osteoporosis, and lower back pain.
Sadly, no English scanlations of Manshin-so Secret Service is in sight just yet. If you’re able to read Japanese, you can read the manga on its official website.