Kyoukai no Rinne Vol. 1 out this week

20 10 2009

jg_rinneThe first volume of Rumiko Takahashi’s latest manga series, Kyoukai no Rinne, will be released this week, Oct. 20.

The series follows the exploits of Sakura, who befriends a strange boy at school who turns out to be a spirit who helps lost souls find rest. Sakura herself sees the spirits too, and helps him in his job.

The release of the first volume means that Viz will be taking down chapters 3-8 from its website, leaving the newest chapters and the first two for fans reading online.

Check it! New Takahashi manga now online

11 05 2009

JG_RinneViz media now has available the first chapter of Ranma 1/2 creator Rumiko Takahashi’s newest series, “Rin-ne.” To read the story, which is in English, follow the link: Here!

Rin-ne is a story about a high school girl who, after an incident in her early childhood, has the ability to see ghosts while struggling with trying to be a normal teenager. The first few pages look like everything one would expect from Takahashi — sharp and subtle.

A link to the Japanese version will be posted as it becomes available.

Ranma creator’s latest to get simultaneous publication

16 04 2009

jg_rinneFollowing the much anticipated announcement of Rumiko Takahashi’s latest manga, entitled Rinne, it was announced by Viz Media that the manga would be published online as it comes out in Japan. The first chapter is scheduled to be available on Wednesday, April 22. Kyoukai no Rinne, or Rin-ne in the U.S., Takahashi’s latest, who is best known for the works Ranma 1/2 and Inuyasha.