Silver Spoon volume 8 release date
Amazon Japan is listing the release of Silver Spoon volume 8 for July 11th. It will presumably contain chapters 62 through 70 and cost 440 JPY. ISBN number is 9784091243461, in case you want to order it at some local shop. There’s still no cover available, but you can already pre-order the volume.
Silver Spoon chapter 75 scanlation
Chapter 75 of Silver Spoon is out at Red Hawk Scanlations~ Enjoy! The series is on a break next week, so chapter 76 will be in issue 26 of Shounen Sunday, out May 29th.
Happy 40th Birthday, Arakawa-sensei!
Arakawa Hiromu turns 40 today! Here’s to more Silver Spoon, Hyakushou Kizoku, the upcoming Arslan Senki and many more years of overall manga goodness. Thanks a lot and keep ‘em coming!
Arakawa to adapt 'Arslan Senki' in Bessatsu...
According to Anime News Network: The June issue of Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shounen Magazine is announcing on Thursday that manga artist Hiromu Arakawa (Fullmetal Alchemist, Silver Spoon) is drawing an adaptation of The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki), the acclaimed fantasy novel series by Yoshiki Tanaka (Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Sohryuden - Legend of the Dragon Kings, Tytania)....
Silver Spoon chapter 74 scanlation
Chapter 74 of Silver Spoon is out at Red Hawk Scanlations~ Enjoy! Chapter 75 will be in issue 24 of Shounen Sunday, out May 15th.
'Heroes Come Back' volume cover
Silver Spoon chapter 73 scanlation
Chapter 73 of Silver Spoon is out at Red Hawk Scanlations~ Enjoy! Shounen Sunday is on a break next week, so chapter 74 will be in issue 23, out May 8th.
Silver Spoon volume 7 first at Oricon chart!
The new Oricon chart is out and Silver Spoon again managed to reach first place with 370,676 units sold of the regular edition in its first week. The limited edition of the book (which includes a Yezo Agricultural High School student handbook) can also be found at sixth place, with 103,365 units sold. That makes a grand total of 474,041 copies, which is a new record for the series!
Arakawa draws poster for Bessatsu Shounen Magazine
According to its official website, Arakawa is drawing an original furoku poster in the next issue of Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shounen Magazine. It’ll be her first contribution for this publication. It’s likely that her illustration won’t be Fullmetal Alchemist or Silver Spoon related, since their rights belong to Square-Enix and Shogakukan respectively. Issue 6 (which...
Official Silver Spoon anime website now online
noitaminA’s Silver Spoon anime official website is now available. You can check out some character designs, the already announced staff (no cast yet), a previously released teaser (with no animated bits) and the news section. Also you can download a wallpaper of the key visual (see above) in a couple of resolutions.
Silver Spoon chapter 72 scanlation
Chapter 72 of Silver Spoon is out at Red Hawk Scanlations~ Enjoy! Chapter 73 will be in issue 21-22 of Shounen Sunday (a combined issue due to the upcoming Golden Week in Japan), out April 24th.
More Silver Spoon merchandising at Animate
Animate is listing some more new Silver Spoon items (made by Broccoli) to be released on May 31st, with a preorder deadline of April 22nd: Silver Spoon Cushion (450x450x120mm) - 4,200 JPY Silver Spoon Clear Files (set of 2) - 735 JPY Silver Spoon Microfibre Mini Towel (Pork Bowl) - 499 JPY Silver Spoon Microfibre Mini Towel (Vice President) - 499 JPY Silver Spoon Badge (Pork Bowl) - 630...
Silver Spoon anime by A-1 Pictures
According to next week’s issue of Shounen Sunday, A-1 Pictures is the studio in charge of the animated adaptation for Silver Spoon. Manga series recently adapted to the small screen by the studio include Magi, Ao no Exorcist, Uchuu Kyoudai and Working!!. Ito Tomohiko (Sword Art Online, Seikimatsu Occult Gakuin) is directing the anime along with assistant director Deai Kotomi. Other staff...
Deluxe Seal sets with Silver Spoon 7
A couple of Deluxe Seal sets will be given out to celebrate the release of volume 7 of Silver Spoon. There will be two different designs - Tamako ver. and Ayame ver. - and will feature two new drawings by Arakawa. They will only be available in certain Japanese shops until supplies last. Volume 7 will be released on April 18th.
New Silver Spoon items at Animate
Animate Online Shop is now listing some Silver Spoon merchandising (made by movic), to be released next week: Silver Spoon Can Badge Collection (8 types) - 210 JPY (each) Silver Spoon ‘Delicious!!!’ Facial Expressions Stickers - 367 JPY
Silver Spoon anime slated for summer
According to Anime News Network: The May/June issue of The Tsukuru magazine reported on Saturday that the television anime of Hiromu Arakawa’s Silver Spoon manga will run during the summer on Fuji TV’s late-night Noitamina block. The Tsukuru ran an article which includes interview excerpts with Kōji Yamamoto, the chief producer of Noitamina. The magazine also notes that the manga has...
Silver Spoon chapter 71 scanlation
Chapter 71 of Silver Spoon is out at Red Hawk Scanlations~ Enjoy! The series is on hiatus this week, so chapter 72 will be in issue 20 of Shounen Sunday, out April 17th. The magazine will also feature Silver Spoon on its cover and color pages, due to volume 7’s release the same week.
Heroes Come Back volume out in late April
Heroes Come Back, the compiled manga volume of specially-drawn one-shot manga stories with all royalties and proceeds going to the devastated areas by the March 2011 Touhoku earthquake and tsunami, will finally be released on April 30th and will cost 950 JPY. It will include Arakawa’s two-part Silver Spoon side story contribution, which appeared in Shounen Sunday back in February.
Silver Spoon chapter 70 scanlation
Chapter 70 of Silver Spoon is out at Red Hawk Scanlations~ Enjoy! Chapter 71 will be in issue 18 of Shounen Sunday, out April 3rd.
Silver Spoon 7 student handbook sample
Shounen Sunday official website has uploaded a couple of sample pages for the Yezo Agricultural High School student handbook to be included in the limited edition for Silver Spoon volume 7 (out April 18th). The handbook will aparently include some original drawings by Arakawa, along with written content - such as Yezo regulations. You can see bigger samples at the official Facebook.
Silver Spoon chapter 69 scanlation
Chapter 69 of Silver Spoon is out at Red Hawk Scanlations~ Enjoy! Chapter 70 will be in issue 17 of Shounen Sunday, out March 27th.
Silver Spoon volume 7 cover
Silver Spoon 7 student handbook photo
The official Silver Spoon twitter has uploaded a photo of the Yezo Agricultural High School student handbook to be included in the limited edition for volume 7 (out April 18th).
Arakawa interview in French magazine Animeland
Thanks a lot to clewilan for translating and sharing the interview! clewilan: Back in late January, Hiromu Arakawa stopped in France (to visit a farm and an agricultural high school in Calais) before heading to London, with her cow print suitcase. That’s where she : - learned she won the Shogakukan Manga Award, shônen category (and made a comic about it) - missed her train due to a...
Silver Spoon volume 7 limited edition
The Shounen Sunday Official Website is listing a limited edition for volume 7 of Silver Spoon, which will include a Yezo Agricultural High School student handbook. Said edition will cost 950 JPY, while the regular edition will be 440 JPY as usual. Both will be released on April 18th.
Silver Spoon chapter 68 scanlation
Chapter 68 of Silver Spoon is out at Red Hawk Scanlations~ Enjoy! The series is on a break next week, so chapter 69 will be in Shounen Sunday issue 16 (out March 20th).
Silver Spoon chapter 67 scanlation
Chapter 67 of Silver Spoon is out at Red Hawk Scanlations~ Enjoy! Chapter 68 will be in issue 14 of Shounen Sunday, out March 6th.
Hyakushou Kizoku featured in April issue of Wings
The April issue of Wings magazine features Arakawa’s on-going autobiographical manga Hyakushou Kizoku on its cover. Apart from some color pages for the new chapter, the magazine also includes a Hyakushou Kizoku schedule book (from April 2013 to April 2014) as furoku.
Silver Spoon nominated for Tezuka Cultural Prize
The Asahi Shimbun paper just announced the nominees for the 17th Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize, and Silver Spoon is among the selected manga series. The winners will be known in late April, while the ceremony is to take place on May 31st. The other nominees are: I by Igarashi Mikio, Kingdom by Hara Yasuhisa, 3gatsu no Lion by Umino Chica, Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu by Kumota Haruko, Hi...
Silver Spoon ‘Heroes Come Back’ Part 2 scanlation
Red Hawk Scanlations just released part 2 of the Silver Spoon special side story~ Enjoy! Chapter 67 will resume the main plot of the manga and will be out in issue 13 of Shounen Sunday, out February 27th.
Silver Spoon 'Heroes Come Back' Part 1 scanlation
Red Hawk Scanlations just released part 1 of the Silver Spoon special side story~ Enjoy! Part 2 is in this week’s Shounen Sunday issue, out today. The next regular Silver Spoon release (chapter 67) will be out in issue 13 of the magazine, out February 27th.
New Arakawa message at Sunday Manga-ka Backstage
Arakawa has updated her Sunday Manga-ka Backstage corner with a brief comic about the (freezing) moment she was told Silver Spoon had won the Shogakukan Manga Award. She also includes a message in which she gives thanks for the award and mentions how copyright issues stopped her from using Fullmetal Alchemist in her Heroes Come Back contribution - the series is published by Square-Enix, Shounen...
Arakawa's 'Heroes Come Back' contribution starts
As previously reported, various Shounen Sunday authors are contributing one-shot stories (starring characters from one of the artists’ previous works) for a future manga volume compilation, with all royalties and proceeds being donated to the devastated areas by the March 2011 Touhoku earthquake and tsunami. Arakawa’s contribution will be a two-part Silver Spoon side story, which will...
Fullmetal Alchemist × Zetsuen no Tempest...
This month’s issue of Shounen Gangan is including a poster collaboration between fellow Gangan authors Arakawa Hiromu (Fullmetal Alchemist) and Shirodaira Kyou (Zetsuen no Tempest). The poster will be included as furoku in the March issue, which comes out February 12th.
Silver Spoon chapter 66 scanlation
Chapter 66 of Silver Spoon is out at Red Hawk Scanlations~ Enjoy! The series is on a break the next couple of weeks, so chapter 67 will be in Shounen Sunday issue 11 (out February 13th).
Silver Spoon wins Shogakukan Manga Award
The 58th Shogakukan Manga Awards were just announced today and Silver Spoon has won in the shounen category! Arakawa had previously won the award with Fullmetal Alchemist in 2003. The award ceremony will be on March 1st.
Silver Spoon volume 6 first at Oricon chart!
The new Oricon chart is out and Silver Spoon once again managed to reach first place with 414,297 units sold of its sixth volume during the first week! It has also announced recently that the series has now over 6.5 million copies in circulation in Japan.
Silver Spoon chapter 65 scanlation
Red Hawk Scanlations has released chapter 65 of Silver Spoon~ Enjoy! Chapter 66 will be in issue 8 of Shounen Sunday, out January 23rd.
Silver Spoon goods for World Hobby Fair Winter ‘13
World Hobby Fair Winter ‘13 starts on January 20th and as usual Shounen Sunday will have a booth in the event. Several original limited goods will be sold at the fair, including some for Silver Spoon - mini towel (with new illustration), mug cup, coaster set, telephone card and glass.
Silver Spoon chapter 64 scanlation
Red Hawk Scanlations has released chapter 64 of Silver Spoon~ Enjoy! Chapter 65 will be in issue 7 of Shounen Sunday out tomorrow (January 16th), which will also include cover, color pages and a furoku clear file dedicated to the series (because of the official anime announcement).
Silver Spoon anime to be aired on noitaminA
Anime News Network is reporting that the upcoming Silver Spoon anime will be airing in Fuji TV’s anime programming block noitaminA, according to next week’s issue of Shounen Sunday. Anime series previously aired on that block include Honey and Clover, Nodame Cantabile, Wandering Son, Kuragehime, Usagi Drop, Thermae Romae and Tsuritama. Currently airing are Psycho Pass and...
Silver Spoon chapter 63 scanlation
Red Hawk Scanlations just released chapter 63 of Silver Spoon~ Enjoy! Chapter 64 was in this week’s Shonen Sunday, out last Wednesday (January 9th), and came with a furoku 4-koma 2013 calendar featuring an original Silver Spoon strip by Arakawa. Chapter 65 will be in issue 7 (out January 16th), which will also include cover, color pages and a furoku clear file dedicated to the series...
New clear bookmarks with Silver Spoon 6
And yet another new set of three clear bookmarks has been designed by Arakawa to celebrate the release of volume 6 of Silver Spoon. The characters featured on the bookmarks this time will be the Principal, Nakajima and Fuji, and will only be available in certain Japanese shops until supplies last. Volume 6 will be released on January 18th.
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Hyakushou Kizoku furoku in next Wings issue
Next issue of Wings magazine will include a Hyakushou Kizoku schedule book for the year 2013 (starting in April). The issue will be released on February 28th and will also have color pages for the new chapter of Arakawa’s autobiographical manga.
Silver Spoon manga licensed in France
French publishing house Kurokawa licensed the Silver Spoon manga last month. The first volume will come out on February 14 and will include a limited reversible cover (see above). A bit of old news, but just in case any French speaking fan was out of the loop ;)
Silver Spoon anime announced
The French website Manga-News is reporting that a Silver Spoon anime will be announced in issue 7 of Shounen Sunday, on sale January 16th (the cover also indicates there will be a clear file included as furoku). No more information as of yet, though.
Silver Spoon volume 6 cover
Silver Spoon chapter 62 scanlation
Red Hawk Scanlations just released chapter 62 of Silver Spoon~ Enjoy! There’s no Shounen Sunday issue next week, so next chapter will be in issue 4-5 (out December 26th).