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December

December 30th

Lum Doll Review
We've added a new video to our YouTube channel featuring a review of the Lum "Pure Style Doll". We'll be adding new videos over the next few days, so if you haven't already subscribed to our channel, please take a moment to do so. Source: Rumic World's YouTube Channel

Rumic Theater DVD Release
The Rumic Theater live action drama for earlier in the year will be getting a DVD release on February 6, 2013 and it will retail 3,990 yen. Thanks to Toshio for letting us know! Source: VAP.co.jp

December 27th

Rinne Chapter 175
Tamako invites Rinne, Sakura and Rokumon to help her clean her house, and while they dig through old furniture they make some surprising discoveries. This week's Shonen Sunday is another double issue, so there will be no new chapter next week. In the next chapter there will be color pages, in addition to the formal announcement of the fifteen volume Inuyasha wideban set. From everyone at Rumic World we hope you had a Merry Christmas and wish you a wonderful New Year! Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

December 22nd

Takahashi Manga Heroes Project
Rumiko Takahashi's contribution to the earthquake relief charity manga debut in the tenth issue of Shonen Sunday 2013 on February 6th. There is some indication that the story might be Inuyasha related, though that is not confirmed at this time. Source: Manga News Japon

December 20th

Inuyasha Movie Blu-Ray Boxset
Inuyasha garnered the cover of this month's Otaku USA magazine where it was announced that on March 20th, a two disc Blu-Ray set featuring all four films that will be released and retail for $29.99. And don't forget that Inuyasha: The Final Act boxset 2 will hit stores on February 12th. Source: Otaku USA

December 12th

Rinne Chapter 174
Renge continues her pursuit of Sabato in order to get her bonus money, but Kain's presense is making it difficult for her to keep the fact she works for the Damashigami Company under wraps. This week was a double issue of Shonen Sunday, so there will be no new chapter next week. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

December 6th

Rinne Chapter 173
Renge stands to earn herself a tidy bonus from her boss, Sabato, but when an all out manhunt is declared on him her bonus money goes on the run in his possession. Click the link below to read a full summary of this week's chapter. Also, next week's issue of Shonen Sunday will be a double issue. There will be no new chapter the following week during the holidays. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

December 1st

The 2013 Rumic World Quiz
Another year has passed and once again its time for the 11th annual Rumic World Quiz. This year we're giving away the newest English volume of Kyokai no Rinne plus the first boxset of Inuyasha: The Final Act on DVD or Blu-Ray (your choice!) Click the link below, answer the questions and you'll have a shot at winning these great prizes. Source: Rumic World

November

November 29th

Rinne Chapter 172
This week's chapter of Kyokai no Rinne is undoubtably one of the most touching yet- see what happens when a coat named Coatomi and its friend Maneko the mannequin are separated from one another and the lengths to which they go to reunite. Click the link below to read a full summary of this week's chapter. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

November 22nd

Rinne Chapter 171
While we're celebrating Thanksgiving in America, Rinne and the gang are enjoying a traditional hot pot in his apartment. Unfortunately Ageha's hot pot comes with a little something extra. Click the link below to read a full summary of this week's chapter. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

November 17th

Rumic Quiz 2013 Prize Preview
Did you pick up Inuyasha the Final Act Boxset 1 this week? How about Rinne volume 10? Well if not, you may not need to, they're both prizes in this year's Rumic Quiz! Be sure to enter the quiz throughout the month of December when it goes live on December 1st. Source: Rumic World

November 14th

Rinne Chapter 170
Rinne is running himself ragged and all he wants is to get some sleep. Unfortunately he's dealing with a ghost that wants the exact same thing. Click below to read a summary of this week's chapter. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

November 10th

Shonen Sunday Anime
The 50th issue of Shonen Sunday is set to announce that a surge of new anime projects are set to be announced over the span of eight issues in 2013. While nothing specifically related to Kyokai no Rinne has been announced yet, this could be our first inkling of what's to come in the new year. Source: Manga News

November 8th

Rinne Chapter 169
The Black Cats and Rinne team up to try and win the prize money from a shinigami sponsored mushroom hunt. Some rather odd creatures stand between Rinne and his coveted prize money. Click below to read a summary of this and all the latest Kyokai no Rinne chapters. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

November 1st

Rinne Chapter 168
Ayame and Tsubasa's history continues to be explored in the latest chapter of Kyokai no Rinne. Click the link to read our summary of this and all the latest chapters. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

October

October 30th

Inuyasha Wideban & Drama CD
In addition to the aforementioned wideban editions of Inuyasha, an all new drama CD will be released for those that order the complete, 30 volume set. A new volume will be released each month starting January 18, 2013. Preorders for the complete set will end on December 2nd. The drama CD will be an original story being released five years after the series ended. Kappei Yamaguchi and Satsuki Yukino are both confirmed to play Inuyasha and Kagome respectively. Source: Websunday

October 28th

Inuyasha: The Final Act Set 2
The second half of Inuyasha: The Final Act collecting episodes 14-26 and completing the series has gotten a release date, February 12, 2013. You can preorder it on DVD and Blu-Ray now. Source: Rumic World

October 27th

Inuyasha Wideban Announcement
In Shonen Sunday 2012 #48, Shokagukan has announced that as part of the celebration of Rumiko Takahashi's 35th anniversary as a manga-ka, the Inuyasha manga is set to be republished in Wideban format starting in January, 2013. Source: Websunday

Japanese Comics Rankings
For the week of October 15th-21st Kyokai no Rinne #14 debuted in 33rd place with total weekly sales of 30,272. Compared to fellow Shonen Sunday series Silver Spoon #5 debuting in first place with 342,925, Hajime no Ippo #101 in 5th place with 118,793 copies sold, and Gantz #35 in 6th place with 112,581 copies sold. Source: Anime News Network

Rinne Color Pages
Next week's Shonen Sunday 2012 #48 will have color pages for Kyokai no Rinne chapter #168l Source: Websunday

October 24th

Rinne Chapter 167
Ayame, the spirit from Tsubasa's past turns out to be a more complex issue than he had anticipated. As the lion dog continues to run loose, this ghost girl may be a help or a hinderance. click the link below to give it a read. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

October 22nd

Heroes Comeback
In addition to the illustrations to be auctioned off, Takahashi will be contributing a new one-shot story that will be collected in a single volume in March 2013. Hiromu Arakawa, Fujihiko Hosono, Masami Yuuki, Kazuhiro Fujita, Takashi Shiina and Kazuhiko Shimamoto are all contributing stories and art as well. Source: Anime News Network

Takahashi Supports Earthquake Victims
Rumiko Takahashi is joining with fellow mangaka Masami Yuki, Sensha Yoshida and Fujihiko Hosono to auction off illustrations to help fund the rebuilding projects in the Tohoku region of Japan that was struck by an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. The manga and illustrations will be published in Big Comic Spirits, Shonen Sunday and Monthly Sunday before being auctioned off. Thanks to Ian Lepard for passing along this news. Source: Japan Times

October 18th

Rinne Chapter 166
The spirit of a komainu, a lion-dog, has started to show up at a nearby temple, but a ghostly priestess is somehow tied to the animal as well as Tsubasa's past. Follow the link below to the full summary. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

October 12th

Maison Ikkoku Sake
New Maison Ikkoku branded sake is slated to be released in Japan, entitled "Maison Ikkoku Shiro Muku" the bottle features Kyoko in her wedding kimono on the label. Each bottle will retail for 5250 yen and will be released on October 17. Additionally an Urusei Yatsura branded chocolate liqueur (and Lum wine glass) are also on sale. And for Ranma ½ fans there is a Genma cup for enjoying your favorite adult beverages. Thanks to Elizabeth for passing this along. Source: Mynavi.jp

October 11th

Rinne Chapter 165
Left and Right need Rinne and Rokumon's help to summon a moon guardian to help give them business advice. Unfortunately the bait to lure him out might be too much for Rinne and Rokumon to resist. Follow the link below to the full summary. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

October 7th

Viz Reissuing Inuyasha Anime
In conjunction with the upcoming American release of Inuyasha: The Final Chapter, Viz has announced that they are re-releasing all previous Inuyasha DVD boxsets at bargain prices. The boxsets will be available on November 6th, and will retail for $24.98 (for 27 episodes). Source: Anime News Network

October 5th

Rinne Chapter 164
Rinne, Sakura, Tsubasa and Renge all have to run on a relay team, but it seems a ghost will mess up Rinne's chance for a much needed victory with some delicious anpan on the line. Can Rinne put aside his sweet tooth in order to help a lost spirit? Click the link below and find out for yourself. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

September

September 27th

Rinne Chapter 163
A forgotten elementary school project of Ageha's returns to wreck havoc on Renge's life, rekindling the girls longheld grudges. Click the link below to read this and all the chapter summaries from Kyokai no Rinne. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

September 25th

Inuyasha: The Final Act Dub Clip
Viz Media has posted a clip of the Inuyasha Final Act dub, giving us our first sounds of Kira Tozer as Kagome. Let us know what you think on the messageboard, and be sure to check out the series on Blu-Ray November 20th, and on Neon Alley October 2nd. Source: Viz Media's Youtube

September 20th

Rinne Chapter 162
A familiar face is behind a haunting where a strange set of cat eyes loom out of the darkness to spook their victims. Click the link below to read this and all the chapter summaries from Kyokai no Rinne. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

September 12th

Rinne Chapter 161
Did you ever think that maybe your floor liked it when you sat on it? Maybe liked it a little too much? Well thats what Rinne and Sakura encounter in chapter 161! Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

Maison Ikkoku Pachislot 3
We've gots some new information about the new Maison Ikkoku pachislot game (the third for those keeping count). Click the link below and check out our Maison Ikkoku video game section (under Misc) for news about the newly animated sequences for the third game in the series. Source: Life at Maison Ikkoku

September 9th

Kappei Yamaguchi on Real Scope Z
On the August 25th episode, FujiTV's program "Real Scope Z" has a lenghty program discussing the One Piece anime. As the hosts meet the voice actors they briefly discuss Kappei Yamaguchi being the voice actor for Ranma Saotome. You can see the video for yourself, with Mr. Yamaguchi's part starting at the 33:32 mark. Source: Real Scope Z

September 7th

Rinne Chapter 160
Right and Left hope Rinne can help them with a cursed chainsaw they've produced that has a tendency to attack shinigami scythes. The problems only get worse when Ageha and Renge get involved. Click the link below to read all the latest summaries of Kyokai no Rinne. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

September 1st

Rinne Chapter 159
Volume 17 starts off with Rinne encountering a young man who has been possessed by a noisy cicada. The bug's screeching singing is annoying everyone at school, but a young couple's love seems to be at the heart of the matter. Click the link below to read all the latest summaries of Kyokai no Rinne. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

August

August 28th

Inuyasha: The Final Act Release Date
We finally have an exact release date for the beginning of Inuyasha: The Final Act on DVD and Blu-Ray...November 20th! Let's all celebrate by preordering the DVD here and the Blu-Ray here. Source: Anime News Network

August 26th

Rinne Chapter 158
Rinne and Tsubasa head off for on a late summer camping trip where tales of satanic rituals and demonic summoning seem to be plaguing a local family. It no surprise when Masato turns out to be renting the cabin next door. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

August 13th

Rinne Chapter 157
A day at the fair causes massive headaches for the shinigami and damashigami alike. Torn between love and duty, Renge and Rinne both face serious dilemmas. Remember this is a double issue so there won't be a new chapter until the 20th. Source: Rumic World

August 6th

Rinne Chapter 156
The summary for Kyokai no Rinne chapter 156 is up, Satoru, a little ghost boy keeps pestering girls on the beach, too bad the necklaces he makes are fashioned from garbage. Next week's issue of Shonen Sunday is a double issue, so there will be now chapter the week of August 15th. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

August 1st

Urusei Yatsura Weather App
Websunday, the official page for Shonen Sunday announced a new Urusei Yatsura app today featuring the characters from Urusei Yatsura. Lum will tell you the weather and there will be push notifications whenever there is lightning in the area. Source: Websunday.net

July

July 26th

Top Selling Tankobon
Kyokai no Rinne volume 13 debuted in 28th place for the week of July 16-22. The volume sold 33,398 copies, significantly more copies than volume 12 sold in its first week of release. Silver Spoon #4 debuted in the first place followed by the last volume of Air Gear by Oh! Great, and Hajime no Ippo #100 was in third. Source: Anime News Network

Rinne Chapter 155
The summary for Kyokai no Rinne chapter 155 is up, enjoy! Source: Rumic World

July 20th

Inuyasha Seiyuu's Marry
Kumiko Watanabe (Shippo) and Koji Tsujitani (Miroku) announced on their blogs that they have gotten married. Our deepest congratulations to the happy couple! Source: Anime News Network

July 19th

Rinne Chapter 154
Will the riches of a pure gold bar break up Rokumon and Rinne's frienship? Find out this week in Kyokai no Rinne! Source: Rumic World

July 12th

Rinne Chapter 153
Not being able to read Rinne in English is like having an itch you can never scratch. Speaking of itches, chapter 153 is all about that very thing. Enjoy! Source: Rumic World

July 10th

Rumiko Takahashi X Hiromu Arakawa
In next week's 33rd issue of Shonen Sunday, Hiromu Arakawa (Silver Spoon and Fullmetal Alchemist) will conduct and interview with Rumiko Takahashi. The pair of mangaka will also do a special illustration together. Looking forward to it! Source: Websunday

July 8th

Rinne Chapter 152
Ready to give up your right arm for some new Kyokai no Rinne manga? Well Rinne does just that in the newest chapter! Source: Rumic World

July 3rd

Rumiko Takahashi Theater Official Site
The official site for the upcoming Rumiko Takahashi Theater live-action drama has been updated with new images from the show and images of the cast in costume. More images are showcased at the blog as well. Thanks to Elizabeth for passing along these links! Source: Rumiko Takahashi Theater Official Site

July 2nd

Final Act Release
It seems like the date gets narrowed down a little more with each news release. At Anime Expo Viz announced that the first set of episodes for Inuyasha: The Final Act will be released in November, on DVD and Blu Ray. Source: Anime News Network

June

June 29th

A Guilty Happening & My Lum Posted
Now that we have a little extra time on our hands we've added the summary for Takahashi's most recent short story, "A Guilty Happening" which you can check out at the Rumic Theater site. Also a big, big thank you goes out to our very own LamuRama who was kind enough to send us a scan of Yuu Watase's "My Lum" drawing. We've done a translation of her comments and you can read those here. Source: Rumic World

June 28th

Rinne Chapter 151
Sabato returns to make his son's life misery in the newest chapter of Kyokai no Rinne. How does Renge figure in with his plans? Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

Viz To 24-Hour Anime Streaming Service
Viz has announced that they will be launching an anime streaming service on all major video game platforms this fall. The service is entitled Neon Alley and will feature the debut of the dubs for Inuyasha The Final Act, Tiger & Bunny and the Berserk film trilogy. The cost is $6.99 a month. Source: Anime News Network

June 23rd

Rinne Chapter 150
Rinne is tasked with solving the mystery of a rainy day ghost who likes to make mischief under an umbrella in chapter 150 of Kyokai no Rinne. Click the link below to see all the latest manga summaries of Rumiko Takahashi's latest series. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

June 17th

Koichi Yamadera Marries
Koichi Yamadera (Ryoga from Ranma ½, Yuta in Mermaid Saga, Zenigata in Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, and numerous roles in Pokemon and other anime) has married fellow seiyuu Rie Tanaka (Simca in Air Gear, Maria in Hayate the Combat Butler, Lacus Clyne in Mobile Suit Gundam Seed and Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke in Strike Witches). The happy couple married today, which is also Yamadera's birthday! Congrats to the happy couple! Source: Anime News Network

June 15th

Rumic Theater Air Date Announced
In an interview with Mantan Web, actress Miki Mizuno talks about her role in "Red Bouquet" which will be part of the first episode of the live-action adaptation of Takahashi short stories. Mizuno talks about watching the Urusei Yatsura anime when it aired and her thorough enjoyment of the worlds Takahashi has built, particularly Inuyasha. The show will air on July 8th and 15th at 10pm with each episode lasting 50 minutes and featuring three short story adaptations. Thanks to Elizabeth for passing along this news! Source: Mantan Web

June 14th

Rumic World on Facebook
We're making some changes for the better to our Facebook profile, if you'd like to get the most up to date news and information (outside of the actual site of course) join our new Facebook page! Feel free to join in and flesh out the new timeline feature. Source: Rumic World on Facebook

June 14th

Rinne Chapter 148
Who knew a toothache could cause so much trouble? Learn more about Rokumon's woe with Regenetrative Cream in chapter 149. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

June 10th

Anime Expo Special Guest Announcement
Anime Expo has announced that its special guest this year will be Ryo Horikawa, best known as Vegeta from Dragonball Z and Heiji from Detective Conan, but will always be known for this portrayal of Nozomu Nikaido in Maison Ikkoku Kanketsuhen to us. Anime Expo will be held in LA from June 30 through July 2. Source: Anime Expo

June 7th

Rinne Chapter 148
Renge and Kain try to get on the same page in terms of if there is a spark between them or not. As usual things turn out in typical complicated Takahashi fashion. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

June 6th

Inuyasha X LaTale
Inuyasha related material will be appearing in online 2D game LaTale beginning on June 13th and running through July 11th. More news as it becomes available. Source: LaTale.jp

June 4th

Ranma Ranking
Popular Japanese site Mynavi posed a question to their community: Who is your favorite Ranma ½ character. The results? Ranma/33.7%, Akane/32.7%, Shampoo/11.8%, Ryoga/7.1%, Genma/5.5%. Further comments from the respondents can be read here and at the link below. Thanks to Elizabeth for passing this along! Source: Mynavi

June 3rd

Urusei Yatsura x Alteil
A new card set featuring the characters from Urusei Yatsurais being released in Japan for the card battle game Alteil. Battle characters include Lum and Ataru, Cherry, Ryunosuke, Mendo, Ten, Benten, Oyuki and Sakura. Click the link below to see the original artwork. Source: Alteil Net

Rinne 3rd Anniversary Desktop Background
To celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Kyokai no Rinne, Shogakukan is offering a free desktop background featuring this week's color page image. Download it for yourself at the following link. Source: Websunday.net

Rinne Chapter 147
The hijinks in the three way battle between Rinne, Kain and Renge continue in this chapter celebrating the 3rd anniversary of Kyokai no Rinne! Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

May

May 24th

Manga Sales Rankings
For the week of May 14-20 Kyokai no Rinne #12 debuted at its lowest position so far, selling only 25,584 copies in its first week of release. Compare that with the #1 ranking Kimi ni Todoke #16 which sold 315,709 copies in its second week, and the final volume of Negima! Master Negi Magi #38 which debuted in 2nd place. Source: Anime News Network

Rinne Chapter 146
Kain and Renge meet and reveal that they know one another from their school days. It seems Kain made quite an impression upon the oni girl, and now she must ensure he does not discover her knew employment is not exactly on the up and up. Next week Shonen Sunday is celebrating the third anniversary of Kyokai no Rinne, so our favorite series will be getting color pages in chapter 147. Click the link to read our summary of all the latest chapters. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

Wandering Family F Screens
The NHK blog has revealed some screen shots from the new live-action adaptation of Wandering Family F showing how they will create the dramatic car crash from the end of the story. Click the link below for images from the upcoming television show. Source: NHK Blog

May 19th

Rinne Chapter 145
A nice little stand-alone chapter this week. For all our baseball fans out there, we think you'll agree, its a real "home run". Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

May 9th

Rinne Chapter 144
After a week off for Golden Week, the battle continues between Ageha and Renge with Ageha misunderstanding the relationship between the oni-girl and our shinigami hero. Click the link below to read our complete set of Kyokai no Rinne summaries. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

New Maison Ikkoku Pachislot
"Dramatic Pachislot Maison Ikkoku ~Wind and Summer Color~, a new pachinko game based on Maison Ikkoku will start being installed in pachinko parlors between the middle of June and the beginning of July. The game is made by Olympia and you can watch a preview video here. Source: Olympia.co.jp

Images From Takahashi Theater Arrive
NHK's official blog has some early photographs from the set of "Rumiko Takahashi Anthology" particularly featuring scenes from "The Executive's Dog" including some cute images of Gorgeous with his eyebrows painted on. Source: NHK Drama Blog

April

April 26th

Rinne Chapter 143
Renge and Ageha continue their fight over Rinne after Ageha is fooled into thinking the oni-girl is interested in her shinigami beau. This week's issue is a double issue, so there won't be a new chapter next week. Click the link below to read our complete set of Kyokai no Rinne summaries. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

Ranma Costumes for Online Game
The Japanese online game Concerto Gate Forte has recently added Ranma ½ costumes as downloadable content. The costumes include male and female Ranma, Akane, Ryoga, P-Chan and Panda Genma, Okonomiyaki Ucchan's and a love potion from the series will also make appearances in the game. Source: Concerto Gate Forte

April 21st

Rinne Chapter 142
It turns out Renge and Ageha have a long-running history with one another and it is not filled with good memories. When Renge realizes she can get her revenge on Ageha and Rinne in one fell swoop she won't let this chance pass her by. Click the link below to read our complete set of Kyokai no Rinne summaries. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

April 12th

Rinne Chapter 141
Rinne and Kain both stumble upon a deeply discounted scythe and procede to fight over it. It turns out the weapon is not everything it seems to be. Click the link below to read our summary of this week's chapter. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

April 10th

Takeshi Aono Passes Away
Voice actor Takeshi Aono, best known to Takahashi fans as the voice of Kaijinbo (Inuyasha), Gambling King and Shinnosuke's Grandfather (Ranma ½) and the Cat Teacher (Urusei Yatsura). Mr. Aono's other roles include Col. Roy Campbell from the Metal Gear Solid games, Mihawk Juraquille from One Piece and Kami-sama in Dragon Ball Z. Source: Anime News Network

April 8th

Takahashi Rumiko Gekijo Drama Episodes
The first two episodes of the upcoming Rumic Theater live action series have been announced. Each episode will cover three stories from the original manga. Episode 1 features: Red Bouquet, Hidden in the Pottery and Aberrant Family F, while episode 2 covers Birds of Fate, The Executive's Dog, and As Long As You Are Here. Source: Anime News Network

April 6th

Inuyasha: The Final Act BD and DVD Release
At their panel at Sakura-con today Viz Media announced that Inuyasha: The Final Act will be getting a dual Blu-Ray and DVD release in the Fall of this year. More info as its announced. Source: Anime News Network

Rinne Chapter 140
With Rinne's blade at the pawn shop, his plywood replacement isn't doing him much good. Meanwhile spirits are haunting all of the students at Sankai High and Renge seemingly has the upper hand. Click the link below to read our summary of this week's chapter. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

Kyokai no Rinne vol. 12
Shogakukan has announced that Kyokai no Rinne volume 12 will be released on May 15th and retail for 440 yen. Source: Shogakukan.co.jp

March

March 29th

Rinne Chapter 139
Renge continues to show that she's going to be a thorn in Rinne's side for quite awhile to come this week. You can click the link below to read our summary of this week's chapter from Shonen Sunday. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

Urusei Yatsura Iphone Covers
Shonen Sunday announced new tiger-striped Iphone covered emblazoned with "Love Darling" on them. Sunday also announced a pair of Iphone headphones featuring a characteristic Urusei Yatsura star clasp. The cases retail for 1,680 yen while the headphones will sell for 1,980 yen. Source: Websunday.net

March 23rd

Rinne Chapter 138
As we wrap up volume 14 Renge isn't done wrecking havoc now that she has transferred to Sankai High in the latest chapter of Kyokai no Rinne. Click the link below to read our summary. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

March 17th

Is Rumiko Takahashi Done?
That's the question presented on this week's ANNCast and manga editor extraordinaire Jason Thompson, pretty much says "yes". Thompson and Zac Bertschy discuss Rinne's failure to find an audience, the "never ending" Inuyasha, and much more. They don't have a lot of positive things to say, but its certainly interesting. To skip right to the discussion of Takahashi fast forward to 39:50. Source: Anime News Network

March 14th

Rinne Chapter 137
Renge continues to make trouble for Rinne and Sakura and with the way things shape up, it looks like she's be quite a thorn in everyone's side for a long time to come. Click the link below to read our summary. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

March 9th

Rinne Contest Winner
We're giving away a copy of the brand new Kyokai no Rinne tankobon volume 11 to one lucky visitor, and after many entrants we drew the Misael Vera of the Philipines. Congratulations Misael, your prize is on its way! Source: Rumic World

Lum Candies On the Way
New caramel corn featuring manga characters on the packaging including Lum and Golgo 13 are going on sale soon. Lum's flavor is "mix berry" (a mix of strawberry, rasberry and blueberry). Thanks to Toshio for the news! Source: Mantan-Web

March 7th

Rinne Chapter 136
Rinne and oni-girl Renge clash with one another as Sakura and Tsubasa hang in the balance. Click the link below to read our summary. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

March 6th

Short Story Drama
Takahashi Rumiko Gekijo, known in the US as Rumic Theater is slated to become the next live action television series based on Takahashi's works. The new issue of Big Comic Original which contains the all new short story, 'Yamashii Dekigoto' announced the series will debut in July on NHK-BS. We'll have complete coverage of the series as it begins this summer! Source: Anime News Network & Big Comic Original

February

February 29th

Rinne Chapter 135
Happy Leap Year and we have color pages this week! Renge, the new transfer student is much more than meets the eye, she seemingly has the ghost of Marilyn Monroe hovering over her and an even darker secret tucked away. Click the link below to read our summary. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

February 28th

Rinne Contest
We're giving away a copy of the brand new Kyokai no Rinne tankobon volume 11 to one lucky visitor. To enter for a chance to win just send an email with your name and address to medicaldylan@hotmail.com by Thursday, March 8th at midnight, and you'll be entered for a chance to win! Source: Rumic World

Manga Sales Rankings
For the week of February 13th through 19th, Kyokai no Rinne volume 11 debuted in 29th place, selling 26,717 copies in its first week of release. One Piece #65, Fairy Tail #31, Ahiru no Sora #34, Tonari no Atashi #9, and 360 Material #6 held down the top five rankings. Kaoru Mori's collected edition of short works debuted in 8th place, while the only other Shogakukan series to rank was Nobunaga Concerto #6 in 22nd place. Source: Anime News Network

February 23rd

Rinne Chapter 134
A mysterious new transfer student arrives at Sankai High and has all the boys going crazy for her. It seems a familiar looking ghost is looming over her shoulder which may have something to do with it. Click the link below to read our summary. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

February 20th

New Takahashi Short Story
Rumiko Takahashi's annual short story will be appearing in the sixth issue of Big Comic Original (with a March 6th cover date). The story is entitled Yamashii Dekigoto (A Guilty Happening), and revolves around a secret between a husband and wife. You can see images from the story by following the link below. Thanks to Takkun for pointing it out! Source: Big comic Original

February 16th

Rinne Chapter 133
With Tsubasa possessed, Rinne struggles to rid his rival of the nine-tailed fox as Sakura and Rokumon look on. Click the link below to read this week's summary. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

February 9th

Rinne Chapter 132
The legendary nine-tailed fox arrives to wreck havoc on Rinne and Tsubasa when a soul purification goes awry. Kain tries to lend a hand, but as usual things become complicated. Click the link below to read this week's summary. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

February 1st

Rinne Chapter 131
During Setsubun Rinne comes across a mischevious oni who wants to make sure that this year's holiday will be free of any beans thrown his way. Click the link below to read this week's summary. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

January

January 27th

Rinne Chapter 130
Rokumon and the other black cats get to meet a legendary kitty in their field, which one of the black cats will impress the old timer and win the prize? Click the link to see for yourself. Also, Websunday has posted this chapter online so you can read it here. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

January 19th

Rinne Chapter 129
We're back on schedule now that the New Year's holidays are over in Japan, and we've got our summary for Kyokai no Rinne chapter 129 posted. Just follow the link below. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

January 16th

Hamasaki Divorces
Ayumi Hamasaki who performed Dearest and No More Words for Inuyasha has filed for divorce from her husband of a year, Austrian actor Manuel Schwarz. Source: Anime News Network

January 4th

Rinne Chapter 128
Rinne recieves a blank ema/votive during a New Year's raffle, will he be able to protect the magical offering long enough to use it to grant a wish for himself, or will a meddlesome ghost ruin his first bit of luck? Click the link for the summary of the newest chapter. Also this being a double issue this week, there will be no new chapter next week. Source: Kyokai no Rinne Complete

January 2nd

10th Annual Quiz Winner
A swift response to this year's tie-breaking question helped cinch the win for messageboard member Broken Mirror. He'll be taking home a complete set of English Kyokai no Rinne manga as well as other great prizes. Congratulations Broken Mirror! Source: Rumic World

January 1st

10th Annual Rumic World Quiz
We've had a two way tie this year, so we'll be waiting to post the final winner of the quiz until these two users have gotten their tie-breaker question. We wish them both luck, and hope everyone else has a prosperous 2012. Source: Rumic World


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