TIGER & BUNNY Manga To End In December

Revealed on November 19, the manga adaptation of the 2011 superhero anime Tiger & Bunny will end on December 16 in Japan in the digital magazine Kadokawa Niconico Ace. The manga is adapted from the 26-episode anime by Mizuki Sakakibara. The original anime takes place in a world filled with NEXTs–super-powered beings, many of whom adopt superhero costumes and personas and compete against each other in fighting crime on the popular reality series HERO TV.

Created by Gundam franchise creators Sunrise, Tiger & Bunny was an enormous hit in Japan, spawning scores of merchandise, a stage plays, two video games and 2 feature films. The 2nd feature film, Tiger & Bunny: The Rising, premiered in February to box office success and was given a limited  American theatrical run in March. The series’ official North American licensor is Viz Media, which shipped the 5th translated volume of the manga in June.

Source: Anime News Network

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A lifetime of reading comics and watching television has left Tom with an inexhaustible supply of pop culture knowledge from the obvious to the obscure. Rather than keep it all in his brain for use at parties, Tom turned to writing a few years ago to help him share that knowledge with as many people as are remotely interested. Tom writes for several websites including The Mary Sue, Strange Horizons, Loser City and others. For even further rambling, follow him on Twitter @tomtificate.

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