Golden Kamuy news round-up February 2020

Let’s start this round-up with a heartfelt congratulation to Noda-sensei and his family as his wife was giving birth! The exact date is unclear as of now, but Young Jump let him take a break so that no new chapter of Golden Kamuy was out in Young Jump 12/2020. Congratulations, may the mother and the child(ren) be healthy and well!

The wording of the announcement on Golden Kamuy manga official account, however, was such that it could also be interpreted as it’s the sensei was the one giving birth. No wonder some of the replies were either confused or joking! I also couldn’t help thinking that writing about Inkarmat’s pregnancy—which has been featured in the last several chapters—is something that is deeply personal to Noda-sensei.

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REPORT: Golden Kamuy staff talk event 19 April 2019

On Friday, 19 April 2019, a talk event was held by Golden Kamuy staff at Shinjuku LOFT PLUS ONE, Tokyo. The staff, from main animator Hayama Jun’ichi to director Nanba Hitoshi, talked about various details behind the production of Golden Kamuy anime. Attendees could also win drawings made by Hayama and Nanba, as you can see from some of the tweets we quoted below.

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Geno Studio, Golden Kamuy staff talk events in April 2019

Will you be in Tokyo, Japan this April? If yes, you might be interested in catching two Golden Kamuy-related talk events.

Geno Studio, the studio behind Golden Kamuy, Kokkoku, and the upcoming Pet, will hold a talkshow “Let’s talk about Geno Studio” in Asagaya Loft A, Tokyo, on 10 April from 19:30. Tickets are ¥1,500/each.

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Golden Kamuy anime announces main staff, collaboration

Last July, news that Golden Kamuy is getting an anime adaptation broke, sending waves of excitement to fans of the best-selling manga. After almost two months of no further news, last week Young Jump (the magazine where Golden Kamuy is serialised) promised to give further info of the anime in the next edition. Before this week’s Young Jump is out, however, Golden Kamuy’s official Twitter account and website, along with those of the other involved parties, announced that geno studio is in charge of the anime adaptation.

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