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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 1–Phantom Blood manga review

Amazon synopsis:

The legendary Shonen Jump series, now available in English for the first time, in a deluxe edition featuring color pages and newly drawn cover art! JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is a groundbreaking manga famous for its outlandish characters, wild humor and frenetic battles. A multigenerational tale of the heroic Joestar family and their never-ending battle against evil!

Young Jonathan Joestar’s life is forever changed when he meets his new adopted brother, Dio. For some reason, Dio has a smoldering grudge against him and derives pleasure from seeing him suffer. But every man has his limits, as Dio finds out. This is the beginning of a long and hateful relationship!

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Jaco the Galactic Patrolman manga review

Rightstuf describes it:

Retired scientist Omori lives alone on a deserted island while continuing his research into time-travel. His quiet life is interrupted when galactic patrolman Jaco crash-lands and decided to move in with him. Can Jaco get along with the old man long enough to save the Earth from a dangerous threat?

This volume also includes a special bonus chapter introducing Dragon Ball Z hero Goku’s parents!

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Manga news: Both Bleach and Nisekoi concludes at August

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This is image was from an old poll from WSJ on popular girl of Nisekoi.

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According to Crunchyroll, an early issue Shonen Jump magazine revealed that issue number 36-37 will have feature the end of the manga Bleach and Nisekoi. Both of these manga will be getting color pages and Nisekoi will have up to 25 pages. Besides these two series, the manga Boruto, One Piece and Neverland will also be getting color pages.

Bleach volume 74 will conclude the story and will be released in the fall.

Are you guys ready for the end for two series?

 

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Kazue Kato Interview – Weekly Shonen Jump Special Podcast

Today is the last day of Anime Expo and Weekly Shonen Jump was able to interview the mangaka of the popular series Blue Exorcist. As  the team asks questions, listen to her answers and learn about Kato-sensei. Kazue Kato is the creator of Blue Exorcist and she also worked on the One-Shot collection manga of Time Killers.

Here is the link to the podcast on this highlighted text. You can also here this podcast in iTunes as well.

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Viz Manga News – Previews first chapter of new manga!

Announced yesterday and posted on Friday, English publisher Viz posted three spinoff manga first chapter at their site. The spinoff manga is from their series Dragon Ball Z, Tokyo Ghoul, and Naruto. These spinoffs are Dragon Ball Super, Tokyo Ghoul [Jack], and Naruto: Chibi Sasuke’s Sharingan Legend. These can be read at their website for free.

Along with these spinoff series, Viz posted on Wednesday of other manga series like The Emperor and I, Kuroko Basketball, Blue Exorcist, One-Punch Man, Haikyu!!, and Boys Over Flowers Season 2.

They are all free but only the first chapter.

 

Manga News: Nisekoi reaches climax and My Love Story!! manga concludes

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According to Japan’s Shueisha Weekly Shonen Jump issue 28, Naoshi Komi’s comedy romance series “Nisekoi” will be entering the climax of the story on June 20. It’s noted that the climax will have a colorful colorspread page.

Here is the story synopsis to the series:

The manga is a romantic comedy that follows the story of high-schooler and yakuza family member Raku Ichijo, who is forced into a fake relationship with Chitoge Kirisaki, the daughter of a rival gang’s boss, and they must pretend to be in love so as to prevent their rival families from fighting. While acting out their romance, Raku realizes that Chitoge has a mysterious key from her past, which she can’t remember, and he has a pendant that can only be unlocked by his childhood sweetheart. To complicate matters, two more girls with keys also appear.

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According to the July issue of Shueisha‘s Bessatsu Margaret magazine, Kazune Kawahara and Aruko’s romantic shojo series “My Love Story!!” will end in the August issue on July 13 with a 100-page final chapter. The final chapter will have a color center page.

Story’s synopsis:

Takeo Gōda is a giant guy with a giant heart. Too bad the girls don’t want him! (They want his good-looking best friend, Sunakawa.) Used to being on the sidelines, Takeo simply stands tall and accepts his fate. But one day when he saves a girl named Yamato from a harasser on the train, his (love!) life suddenly takes an incredible turn!

Weekly Shonen Jump Video Podcast – Happy 3 Years!

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I have been meaning to post this on Monday because this week marks the third anniversary of Weekley Shonen Jump’s podcast. In this special video podcast, enjoy watching the team joke around and talk about the recent issue of Weekly Shonen Jump. They will also be hosting a Shokugeki cook off by using the recipes from the manga cooking series Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma. They will also announce and reveal the upcoming manga prints. I am not going to spoil anymore details, so I will just let you watch it. It is funny and I think you will enjoy it.

This is will have spoils if you have not read the recent issue of the Shonen Jump manga, like One Piece, Bleach, and Boruto and others.

Manga News: Shinji Ikari Raising Project Manga ends

According to the recent issue of Kadokawa’s Monthly Shonen Ace Magazine, the comedy romance manga spinoff Neon Genesis Evangelion: Shinji Ikari Raising Project will end in February 26 issue. The manga was created by Osamu Takashi and the series was supposed to end last year in the summer.

In other news, today is Shizuo Heiwajime’s birthday from the Durarara!! series. Check out all the Twitter pictures here and get a Twitter header of Shizuo.

Attack on Titan: No Regrets OVA included in new volumes

It has been announced from Kodansha Comics that on April, special edition of Attack on Titan volume 18 will include will include the OVA “No Regrets”, a spinoff OVA about Levi and the No Regrets manga. It will be in English subbed and the price will be $19.99 and volume 19 will be released at August. Volume 18 will have a special cover designed by Cameron Stewart (Batgirl, Catwoman) ONLY for Special Edition.