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‘One Punch Man’ Season 3 announced over 3 years after its previous season

  • “One Punch Man” Season 3 was officially announced on Thursday, after more than three years since the end of the popular anime’s second season.
  • The announcement came paired with a teaser image drawn by Chikashi Kubota, the character designer for the first and second seasons of the show.
  • Details about the studio responsible for the show’s animation have yet to be shared.
  • The change in animation studios from Studio Madhouse to J.C.Staff in Season 2 were met with mixed opinions, with some viewers complaining that the show’s visual quality had diminished following the shift.

“One Punch Man” Season 3 has officially been announced.

After more than three years since the show’s second season ended, the official “One Punch Man” website and its social media platforms confirmed on Aug. 18 that production on the anime has finally begun.

Hit Japanese manga ‘Burn the House Down’ to be made into live-action series by Netflix

  • Netflix will be producing a live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga “Burn the House Down” by Moyashi Fujisawa.
  • The story centers around Anzu Murata, a young woman who manages to infiltrate the lives of the wealthy Mitarai family as their housekeeper on her quest to unravel the mystery behind a devastating fire that changed her life 13 years ago.
  • Mei Nagano and Kyoka Suzuki star in the series, their first ever Netflix project.
  • “Burn the House Down” is expected to premiere sometime in 2023.

Moyashi Fujisawa’s “Burn the House Down” is the latest hit Japanese manga to be adapted into a live-action series by Netflix. 

Initial details were released by The Hollywood Reporter on Monday. 

Japanese man collects pebbles stuck to his shoes from a year’s worth of walks to convenience store

  • Japanese manga artist Daisuki Neruno developed a hobby of collecting pebbles and glass shards that get stuck in the soles of his shoes.
  • Neruno showed off his collection on Twitter on June 22, where he neatly laid out all his pebbles, glass shards and a bolt nut onto graph paper.
  • Feeling that it would be “a waste to just throw them away,” he started his collection in June of last year.
  • His tweet has garnered over 16,200 likes and 3,240 retweets as of this writing.

For over a year, a Japanese manga artist collected 179 pebbles and 32 glass shards that were stuck in his shoe soles after feeling that it would be a waste to dispose of them.

Daisuki Neruno showed off his collection on Twitter on June 22, where he neatly laid out all his pebbles, glass shards and a bolt nut onto graph paper.

Junji Ito announces Netflix horror anthology series coming in 2023

Junji Ito Netflix
  • During Netflix’s Geeked Week event on Wednesday, Japanese manga artist Junji Ito announced a new horror anthology series set to debut on the streaming platform.
  • The show will be titled “Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre,” and will consist of 20 episodes of Ito’s most famous horror stories.
  • The 58-year-old’s most notable works include “Tomie” and “Uzumaki.”
  • Ito confirmed that the first stories will be adaptations of “Tomie,” “Souichi” and “The Hanging Balloons.”
  • “Junji Ito Maniac” is expected to release on Netflix sometime in 2023.

Japanese horror mangaka Junji Ito announced at the Netflix Geeked Week event on Wednesday an upcoming horror anthology series that will adapt his most famous and beloved horror stories.

Ito’s most notable horror stories will be animated “for the first time” in the new 20-episode Netflix series, titled “Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre.” During the Netflix Geeked Week livestream, Ito announced that the first episodes will be an adaptation of stories from “Tomie,” “Soichi” and “The Hanging Balloons,” although further details were not revealed. 

‘One Piece’ manga goes on month-long break before its final story arc

One piece hiatus
  • With the end of the swashbuckling exploits of Luffy and the Straw Hat Crew in sight, “One Piece” author Eiichiro Oda announced in a tweet that the manga series will be going on a month-long break ahead of its grand finale.
  • While the hiatus runs its course, the “One Piece” anime adaptation is available to stream on Netflix and Crunchyroll.
  • There is both an upcoming movie based on the anime series and a Netflix live-action adaptation currently in the works.

With the end of the swashbuckling exploits of Luffy and the Straw Hat Crew in sight, “One Piece” author Eiichiro Oda announced in a tweet that the manga series will be going on a month-long break ahead of its grand finale.

【尾田っちよりみなさんへ】

‘Berserk’ team to continue with six new chapters a year after creator’s death

  • A year after “Berserk” author Kentaro Miura’s passing, the editorial team at Young Animal magazine recently announced that the iconic manga will continue.
  • In a lengthy Twitter post, the “Berserk” team detailed conversations between Miura and one of his confidantes, fellow manga author Kouji Mori.
  • “[Miura] wondered, would anyone be surprised if I drew something like this? How about a character like this? Would this storyline be interesting?” wrote the staff.
  • The staff went on to discuss plans for the upcoming chapters, which would be penned by Mori.
  • “”From the next issue, we will first publish six chapters until the end of the “Fantasia Arc/Elf Island Chapter,” wrote the staff. “After this, we will start a new arc.”
  • In a concurrent statement, Mori wrote “I have a message and promise to everyone. I will recall the details as much as possible and tell the story.”

A year after “Berserk” author Kentaro Miura’s passing, the editorial team at  Young Animal magazine recently announced that the iconic manga will continue.

In a lengthy Twitter post, the “Berserk” team detailed conversations between Miura and one of his confidantes, fellow manga author Kouji Mori.

Netflix brings iconic ‘One Piece’ locations to life in sneak peek of new live-action series adaptation

ONE PIECE LIVEACTION
  • Luffy and the rest of the Straw Hat Pirates are gearing up to sail into a live-action-adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s beloved manga, “One Piece,” with Netflix sharing a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the show’s sprawling setpieces.
  • Showrunners Matt Owens and Steve Maeda believed it was necessary to recreate the manga’s various settings to bring its story and characters to life
  • “Because of the level of detail and attention that goes into all of these sets, they take a good amount of time,” Owens said.

Luffy and the rest of the Straw Hat Pirates are gearing up to sail into a live-action adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s beloved manga, “One Piece,” with Netflix sharing a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the show’s sprawling setpieces.

To bring the characters that populate the swashbuckling stories to life, showrunners Matt Owens and Steve Maeda believed it was necessary to recreate the manga’s various settings, from the decks of the Going Merry to the floating docks of the Baratie. 

‘Hunter x Hunter’ creator announces the manga’s return after 3-year hiatus

Hunter x Hunter
  • A mysterious Twitter account bearing the name of the “Hunter x Hunter” mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi posted a picture of the corner of a manga panel captioned “4 more episodes for the time being.”
  • The account was confirmed to be Togashi’s by “One Punch Man” illustrator Yusuke Murata.
  • While “Hunter x Hunter” has been delayed due to Togashi’s ongoing health problems, the tweets tease the manga’s return.

Yoshihiro Togashi announced the return of the beloved manga “Hunter x Hunter” on Twitter after a three-year hiatus.

A mysterious Twitter account bearing the name of the “Hunter x Hunter” mangaka (manga artist) posted a picture on Tuesday of the corner of a manga panel captioned “4 more episodes for the time being”.

Kentaro Miura’s final ‘Berserk’ manga volume is set for US release

Berserk
  • The final “Berserk” volume written by manga creator Kentaro Miura before his death will make its way to the U.S. this November.
  • “Berserk,” published by Dark Horse in the U.S., will be released in comic book stores on Nov. 9 and in bookstores on Nov. 22.
  • Miura died due to an acute aortic dissection on May 6, 2021. His death also left the story of “Berserk” unfinished.

The final “Berserk” volume that manga creator Kentaro Miura wrote before his death will be released in the U.S. this November.

Miura’s 33 years of commitment to “Berserk,” one of Japan’s longest-running manga, will come to an end with Volume 41.

New trailer for ‘Attack on Titan’ final season teases destructive ultimate battle

attack on titan

Animation studio MAPPA recently released the trailer for season four, part two of “Attack on Titan,” revealing the first look into Eren Yeager and Reiner Braun’s highly anticipated rematch. 

The finale: The new trailer teases the second part of the fourth and final season of “Attack on Titan,” which will conclude the fight between Eren and Reiner. The trailer also introduced a battle involving Zeke, the beast Titan.

Trailer: ‘Rurouni Kenshin’ anime to return after over 23 years

New Rurouni Kenshin anime

Japanese anime company Aniplex has released the first teaser trailer for the new “Rurouni Kenshin” anime TV series.

The announcement: The new series, developed by Liden Films (“Tokyo Revengers”), was confirmed at Shueisha’s Jump Fiesta 2022 in Makuhari Messe, one of the largest convention centers in Japan, on Sunday, according to Anime News Network.