Weird web comic turned equally weird anime Pop Team Epic is keeping the weirdness flowing by looking for a pair of part-time workers who will perform the role of “human-powered copy-pasters” for a one-day gig in December of 2017. The job will pay a 50,000 yen (about $440 US) per... Read more
  Halloween may be over this year, but that hasn’t stopped Pop Team Epic, an upcoming TV anime based on the anarchic web comic by Bkub Okawa, from engaging in a little costumed madness with a new key visual. The new key visual features short girl Popuko and tall girl... Read more
  Although a “miscommunication” with King Records may have postponed the release of the TV anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa’s cult-hit web comic, Pop Team Epic, from October of 2017 to January of 2018, the production is still gathering steam and now the full staff list has been released. The... Read more
  A new key visual (above) and the main cast information have been revealed for Ms. Koizumi loves ramen noodles. (known in Japan as Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san), an upcoming TV anime based on the gourmet comedy manga by Naru Narumi about a seemingly composed high school girl who is secretly a noodle-obsessed... Read more
  Tokyo Game Show 2017 is just around the corner, and a new challenger has thrown her bowl into the ring with the announcement of the development of a smart phone game based on Ms. Koizumi loves ramen noodles. (known in Japan as Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san), a manga by Naru Narumi about... Read more
No Fooling: "Pop Team Epic" Becomes An Anime in October of 2017
April Fools’ Day is officially over in Japan, and that means it’s time to get down to some serious business, such as the official announcement of an anime adaptation based on Bkub Okawa’s cult web comic, Pop Team Epic.     Initially teased as an adaptation of Hoshiiro Girldrop, Pop... Read more
Is A "Hoshiiro Girldrop" Anime Adaptation Coming in October of 2017?
You have to hand it to Bkub Okawa: when he commits to a joke, he commits hard. An anime adaptation has been announced for Hoshiiro Girldrop, a romantic comedy web manga series by Okawa ostensibly about a high school boy finding out that he’s engaged to the leader of a... Read more
Absurd Web Comic "Pop Team Epic" Teases Serious Announcement
  Bkub Okawa’s absurd four panel web comic Pop Team Epic may be a cult hit, but it’s hardly ever a serious matter, so when the most recent entry teases a “serious announcement” coming soon, fans take notice.     The most recent entry is viewable at Takeshobo’s Manga Life Win... Read more
Studio Gokumi Lives the Noodle-Dream in "Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san" TV Anime
Anime fans can get ready for a dose of noodly goodness, because according to the most recent issue of Takeshobo’s Manga Life STORIA magazine, Naru Narumi’s gourmet manga Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san (known in English as Miss Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles) is being adapted into a TV anime with animation by Studio Gokumi (Lance N’... Read more
"Made in Abyss" Explores New Worlds with Key Visual, Preview, and More
Oodles of new information is now available for Maid in Abyss, an upcoming TV anime based on the fantasy web manga by Akihito Tukushi, including a new key visual, a new preview video, and listings of the main cast and staff.     The main staff for Made in Abyss includes:... Read more