Light Novels and Heavy Sales

Haruhi novel cover

It’s reading rainbow, but for weebs! We’ve known it forever, since the days of Haruhi back in 2006, that light novels are money. Popular light novels get adapted into anime and manga, and sometimes spawn huge franchises, and here in the west, successful light novels have thrown their hats in …

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“Gurren Lagann” Teams Up With “Freezing” Mobile Game


At the beginning of March, Gainax introduced a Gurren Lagann mobile site. The site offers visitors on mobile devices using Japanese wireless providers free digital wallpapers. And now, the series is crossing over with mobile game Freezing Vibration: Wings of Stigmata by developer Gree. The spin-off game of Dall-Young Lim and Kwang-hyun Kim’s action series …

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Romantic Comedy Nodame Cantabile to Get One-Shot Manga in February

The March issue of Kodansha’s Kiss magazine revealed on Monday that Tomoko Ninomiya will publish a one-shot manga for her Nodame Cantabile manga series in the magazine’s next issue, which will be published on February 25. The story will revolve around Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Ninomiya originally launched Nodame Cantabile in Kiss in …

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