Category: Nekogahara

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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Jan 03 2017

Buy Nekogahara Vol 1 Digital for $1.07 USD!!

A combination of two sales, for a limited time only, has resulted in the English volume 1 digital edition of Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai for a bargain price of $1.07USD! Also, this is available from BookWalker… which means that you can buy this anywhere worldwide (excluding Japan) for the English release!!! To read the manga, they also …

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Jan 01 2017

2017 News Headline Predictions!

Last year I had a post for the 2016 News Headline Predictions…. Let’s see how I did! New Shaman King Toys/Figures via a cross-promotion campaign – Didn’t happen Jumbor concludes… in light novel form – Didn’t happen Hiroyuki Takei creates new Gundam manga series – Didn’t happen Oops, struck out! None of those happened! Well, …

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Dec 13 2016

Nekogahara Volume 2 Cover and English Release Date Delay

The official English cover (left), volume summary (below), and updated release date for Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai has recently been announced. The English-language cover matches the same cover artwork as the original Japanese that came out November 17th, 2016 in Japan. The release date was also delayed from the original date of January 10th, 2017 …

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