Here you will find a run down of today's anime and manga news! If anything sent waves through the anime and manga world today, you'll find it in this post! By the way, I'm saladesu, one of the translators and global moderators of MH, and I'll be posting a post like this every day (as much as possible, anyway). Look forward to them ;)
HxH to Release 2 Volumes in 2 Months, Signal for Return from Hiatus? Latest volumes are slated for a July and August release, lending credence to rumors of an August return for popular HUNTER x HUNTER manga.
Pre-orders for the 28th volume of Togashi Yoshihiro's "HUNTER x HUNTER" began yesterday, and now the 29th volume is going on sale as well, in August. The previous serialization stint it had lasted 5 months, and the chapters published during that period make up exactly these 2 volumes. The two volumes go on sale officially on the 4th of July and the 4th of August respectively.
Incidentally, this also lends some credence to recent rumors about the series' return from hiatus this August. The latest chapter was published in the 26th issue of Weekly Shounen Jump in 2010, on the 31st of May, approximately a year ago. The source of the rumor is Kurippa-san, who attended a get-together for young mangaka. Kurippa-san said, "It seems the series will return in August". The get-together had also apparently been attended by Togashi's assistant. However, Kurippa-san's blog, on which he had posted the news, has now been deleted.original source
Anime Music Concert Announced by ANIMAX
"ANIMAX MUSIX 2011" to be held in November in Yokohama Arena and broadcast worldwide.
Anime-centric channel ANIMAX has announced their plans to hold an anime music live event "ANIMAX MUSIX 2011" on the 23rd of November at Yokohama Arena. The concept of "ANIMAX MUSIX" is to "spread the charm of anime music to the world", and this is the fifth year it is running.
Artistes who will be performing include Nakagawa Shouko, May'n, KOTOKO, Kalafina, Elisa and others to make up 12 artistes. The artistes will be singing their original songs, as well as taking on requests from anime fans around the world for "songs they want to hear at concerts" and "collaborations they want to see". Anime fans around the world will soon be able to send in their requests for the above two categories via the official website.
The live will be broadcast on ANIMAX and other SONY Pictures channels worldwide.original source
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