Anime & Manga News Archive: Oct 23-29, 2023

Anime & Manga News Archive

This is the Anime & Manga news delivered for the period of Oct 23-29, 2023.

Japan Geeks compiles and shares the latest information on anime and manga every week. We have archived the recent editions of Weekly Anime & Manga Digest here, so if you’d like to look back and catch up on some information, check out the list below!

Oshi no Ko opening song Idol breaks records by surpassing 500 million plays at unprecedented speed.

The opening song “Idol” by YOASOBI for the anime “Oshi no Ko” has reached 500 million plays at a record-breaking pace. There’s also an English version available, so why not take another listen to this sensational anime song?

The Teasing Master Takagi-san manga series concludes.

Teasing Master Takagi-san Concluded
Teasing Master Takagi-san Concluded © Shogakukan Inc. 2023

The manga Teasing Master Takagi-san by Takahiro Yamamoto, which has been making many readers smile and swoon since its serialization began in 2013, concluded its run in October 2023. The final, 20th volume of the manga is scheduled for release in January 2024. With three successful anime seasons and a film adaptation, fans are eagerly awaiting any announcement of a sequel.

The Apothecary Diaries Broadcast Begins

Autumn anime for 2023 began in October, and among them, the highly anticipated new anime The Apothecary Diaries aired its episodes 1 to 3 consecutively on Oct 21. Not only was the content promising, but the future developments are also not to be missed.

Second Key Visual for Classroom of the Elite 3rd Season Released

Second Key Visual for Classroom of the Elite 3rd Season
Second Key Visual for Classroom of the Elite 3rd Season ©衣笠彰梧・KADOKAWA刊/ようこそ実力至上主義の教室へ3製作委員会

The second key visual for the Classroom of the Elite 3rd Season, scheduled to air from January 2024, has been released. It depicts characters who are leaders of their respective classes. With this, the excitement for the conclusion of the First-Year Arc is unstoppable.

Main Trailer for the Anime Movie Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid Released

The main trailer for the anime movie Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid, scheduled to be released on December 1, has been unveiled. The story concluding the High School Arc of the series will finally be released.

Spy x Family Wakuwaku Park Opens

Spy x Family Wakuwaku Park
Spy x Family Wakuwaku Park ©遠藤達哉/集英社・SPY×FAMILY製作委員会

A theme park based on the highly popular anime and manga series, Spy x Family, will open for a limited time. It’s located at Sunshine City in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. Tickets are expected to go on sale in mid-November. The park will be open from December 15, 2023 (Fri) to January 14, 2024 (Sun).

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Hunter × Hunter Manga Resumption?

Hunter x Hunter, Vol. 37
Hunter x Hunter, Vol. 37

Mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi updated his official site on October 2nd for the first time in about seven months. Despite suffering from chronic back pain, many fans hope for the continuation of Hunter × Hunter, which is often hailed as one of the greatest manga series ever. We look forward to further announcements.

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+ Latest Updates on New Anime:

  • The Imaginary by Studio Ponoc is set to release on December 15th, 2023.
  • Laid-Back Camp Season 3 is scheduled to air from April 2024.
  • The movie Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 The Last Human will be released starting November 23rd.
  • The new Chisato Abe’s Yatagarasu Series is adapted into an anime series for April 2024.
  • An Archdemon’s Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride has been confirmed for TV anime adaptation in 2024.
  • The animated film based on Haruki Murakami’s work, Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman, is set for early summer 2024.

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