Special “Jump” Demonstrates Why Manga Readers Must Respect Their Elders

In shonen manga, you don’t live to old age without developing some serious skills

In shonen manga, you don’t live to old age without developing some serious skills. Someone has to whip the young would-be hero into shape. September 15 was Respect for the Aged Day in Japan, and that got moved to the third monday in 2003 as part of the “Happy Monday” system. Shonen Jump took the opportunity to show how they’ve demonstrated the need to respect the oldsters with a special digital “Silver Jump” manga collection.

“Sonic Forces” Sets the Stage with New Story Trailer

Latest 3D entry launches on consoles and PC this November

It’s up to Sonic, his friends, and your very own custom character to save the world once again in Sonic Forces, the next 3D entry in Sega’s long- (and fast-) running series. With a little over a month to go until launch, Sega shared an English version of the story trailer. 

“The Legend of Zelda” DLC Invades “Monster Hunter Stories” on 9/28

The Master Sword, Epona, Link’s outfit, and more will be free for all

If you’ve been holding out for your chance to ride around on Epona in Monster Hunter Stories, that day is almost upon us. Nintendo will be bringing The Legend of Zelda DLC to Capcom’s 3DS spin-off on September 28, tossing in the Master Sword, Link’s outfit, and more for free. 

Martial Arts Mayhem Returns in “Fist of the North Star” Prequel Sequel

“Fist of the Blue Sky: ReGenesis” kicks off in December issue of Tokuma Shoten’s “Monthly Comic Zenon”

The adventures of the 62nd heir to the deadly art of assassination known as “Hokuto Shinken” will continue in Fist of the Blue Sky: ReGenesis (known as Sōten no Ken: ReGenesis in the original Japanese), a new manga that serves as a sequel to the prequel of Fist of the North Star. Hit the jump to learn more.

AWA 2017: Premium Member Perks at AWA!

AWA 2017 is held in Atlanta, GA from Sept. 28th to Oct. 1st

Attention Crunchyroll Premium Members ~ ! If you’re heading to Anime Weekend Atlanta this weekend, don’t forget to grab your Premium Member badge to unlock the following perks. Read on for details!

Masaaki Yuasa’s “The Night is Short, Walk on Girl” Wins Big at Ottawa Animation Festival

Yuasa had two films in competition, one earned the Best Feature award

For the first time in the history of the Ottawa Animation Festival, one director had two films in competition for the feature film category. Naturally, the director in question was none other than Masaaki Yuasa, and his The Night is Short, Walk on Girl anime film ended up taking the Best Feature award home. Read on for more.

Director Tatsuki Removed from Upcoming “Kemono Friends” Projects

Sudden departure announced on director’s Twitter feed

Sad news for fans of Kemono Friends: although the series will continue with additional anime projects in the future, these projects will not have the TV series director, Tatsuki, at the helm. Hit the jump to learn more.