Monkey Punch, whose real name is Kazuhiko Kato, has passed away last April 11 due to Pneumonia. He was 81 years old.
Terrestrial broadcaster GMA Network has announced that the live-action film adaptation of Bakuman. will premiere on their secondary free-to-air channel GMA News TV this Sunday.
RED BY HBO, the Asian movie and entertainment channel of HBO Asia, has announced that they will premiere the Japanese live-action film adaptation of Make a Bow and Kiss manga series.
The Japanese have some of the best imports, including the anime and the pop-culture scene, but when the clock strikes midnight on the 1st of April, all hell will surely break loose!
BookWalker, the digital manga and light novel platform owned by Japanese multimedia conglomerate Kadokawa, has announced last February 12 that the platform has added 'simulpub' on their catalog.
Japanese comic book publisher Shueisha has launched MANGA Plus, which is a brand new digital manga series that offers simultaneous publication of the company's titles within the same time frame as Japan.
Andy Nakatani, Editor-in-chief of VIZ Media's Weekly Shonen Jump digital magazine, has revealed last Monday more details on the upcoming launch of the new English-language Shonen Jump digital manga service.
North American anime and manga company VIZ Media has announced on Saturday (Philippine time) that their English-language Shonen Jump magazine will soon be relaunched as a digital manga service.
Singapore-based anime licensor ODEX has announced on Tuesday that the second live-action movie adaptation of the comedy series Gintama will be screened in cinemas in Southeast Asia soon.
Terrestrial broadcaster GMA Network has announced in a television advertisement on Wednesday that the 2011 live-action film adaptation of Ashita no Joe will air on GMA News TV this Saturday.