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Medaka Box Vomic

0 by / on February 10, 2010, 1:42 am / in Jump

As a followup to the recent post regarding Medaka Box, here is the recently-released vomic (officially-made manga with voice acting).

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Medaka Box Steadily Improving

Medaka Box Steadily Improving

0 by / on February 4, 2010, 9:58 pm / in Articles, Jump

After uninspiring beginnings which have placed it in danger of cancellation for months, Medaka Box is finally starting to find some direction in its plot and character development. The series follows first-year student Medaka Kurokami (pictured, right), the newly-elected student council president, who is impossibly near-perfect in every area, including academics, athletics, and looks. She sets up a suggestion box […]

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Sket Dance Wins Shogakukan Award

0 by / on January 24, 2010, 3:08 am / in Articles, Jump

Sket Dance, a Weekly Shonen Jump comedy series by Shinohara Kenta, has won the 55th Shogakukan Manga Award in the Shonen category for the year 2009. Sket Dance follows the adventures of the “Sket-Dan,” a small group dedicated to helping students and staff of their school. The character traits and interplay between the group members meshes well with strong comedy […]

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Jumbor Resuming Sets Interesting Precedent

1 by / on January 17, 2010, 9:46 am / in Articles, Jump, Ultra Jump

Juuki Ningen Jumbor, a short-lived Weekly Shonen Jump series from 2007, is set to resume in Issue #03 (2/19) of Ultra Jump. The series title will be shortened to Jumbor for its upcoming run. Much in the same way that Basquash! bizarrely appropriates basketball, Jumbor is a shonen/mecha hybrid heavily influenced by concepts and designs from construction machinery. The series […]

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Ane Doki to End

1 by / on January 11, 2010, 12:22 am / in Articles, Jump

Early reports indicate that Kawashita Mizuki’s Ane Doki, which began running in July 2009, is set to end in Shonen Jump Issue #07 (1/18). Kawashita is best known for her previous work, Ichigo 100%, which ran from 2002 to 2005 and received several anime adaptations, and Hatsukoi Limited (2007-2008), which received an anime adaptation last year. Ane Doki has struggled […]

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