Category: Nekogahara

Dec 09 2017

New Hiroyuki Takei Interview is Being Created

On December 8th, 2017, Hiroyuki Takei’s Japanese editor for his on-going Nekogahara manga has recently tweeted a photo from an upcoming interview. In his tweet, he roughly says the following: I went to a certain recording by Mr. Takei. A big success is on the way! No further information on where or what form this …

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Dec 02 2017

Takei & Kodansha Selling High-End Art Prints from Shaman King & Ultimo

On December 1st through 3rd at the “Tokyo Comic Con 2017” event, the vendor Hundred-Art had a special booth dedicated to promoting upcoming Karakuridôji Ultimo and Shaman King art prints. Hundred-Art is a gallery and print shop that specialized in high-end art prints of pop-culture designs. At the Hundred-Art booth, they were selling a limited …

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Oct 26 2017

English Nekogahara Volume 4 Release Date Pushed to June 2018

Kodansha Comics, the English publisher of Hiroyuki Takei’s Nekogahara:Stray Cat Samurai series, has recently shifted the release date of volume 4 to June 12th, 2018. Previously a placeholder date of February 6th, 2018 was set. No dates for the fourth Japanese volume has been announced yet. It’s also important to note that the placeholder for …

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Jun 26 2017

Hiroyuki Takei’s 3rd Nekogahara Autograph Session Report

As previously announced at the end of May, Hiroyuki Takei held his third autograph and talk session on June 25th, 2017 at the Animate Shinjuku for promotion of the third volume release of Nekogahara. The event started with some of Takei’s classic dry humor before going directly into a Q&A from the attendees. After several …

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May 27 2017

Hiroyuki Takei’s 3rd Nekogahara Autograph Session Confirmed

As previously hinted at by Hiroyuki Takei, the official confirmation of his third autograph session for his ongoing Nekogahara series has been announced. This autograph and talk session is to promote the upcoming Nekogahara volume 3 being released on June 16th, 2017 in Japan. The event will take place on June 25th, 2017 with seating …

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May 17 2017

Nekogahara Volume 3 Cover Art Previewed in Ad

In the Shonen Magazine Edge that released today with the 19th chapter of Nekogahara was also an ad for the upcoming Nekogahara volume 3 (猫ヶ原 3巻). It confirmed the original Japanese release date of June 16th, 2017. The ad also references the same signing event that will occur that Hiroyuki Takei hinted at yesterday. The image …

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May 13 2017

New Nekogahara English Volume 4 Release Date

With the never ending shifting of the Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai release dates… it looks like English volume 4 by Kodansha Comics is now scheduled for February 8th, 2018. With volume 3 currently scheduled for June 6th in Japan and October 17th in English speaking countries… a February release for the fourth volume isn’t out …

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Apr 29 2017

Nekogahara Volume 3 Release Dates for Japan & America

The release date for the third volume of Nekogahara (猫ヶ原) in Japan has finally been announced as June 16th, 2017 (2017/6/16). It’s ISBN is 978-4063910773 and will cost ¥702 for the print edition. That puts it about 7 months since volume 2 was released in Japan.   Previously, the third volume release date for Nekogahara in English …

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Jan 26 2017

English Nekogahara Volume 3 Shifted to Sept 19th

As previously reported, there was some early placeholders for Nekogahara volumes 3, 4 & 5 for the English release. There has been yet another change, in which Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai volume 3 is now scheduled to come out on September 19th, 2017. Previously the date was for April 11th. Additionally, the placeholder dates for …

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Jan 15 2017

Nekogahara – English Volume 5 Placeholder Release Date

Since American booksellers tend to need a 6-month window to purchase and stock books before their release, we can get some good estimates on when the next Nekogahara volumes will be released in English. As such, Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai volume 5 is currently slated for an October 10, 2017 release date in the United States …

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