MANGA & ANIME
AI Helps Create New ‘Black Jack’ Manga Episode for Osamu Tezuka’s Iconic Maverick Doctor
A new episode of the manga “Black Jack,” one of the best-loved works by the late mangaka Osamu Tezuk...
November 21, 2023
‘The Ramparts of Ice’ Is a Game Changer of Webtoon-Origin Manga
I like to read all kinds of manga, but I’ve never really gotten into webtoons. Originating in South ...
November 18, 2023
Tokyo Facility to Showcase Japanese Anime Works Opens in Toshima Ward; Original Art on Display
A new facility to showcase Japanese anime opened in Toshima Ward, Tokyo, on Tuesday. ...
October 31, 2023
Recommend Manga Lists to be Drawn up for Foreign Countries; Local Specialists, Japanese Agency to Select 100 Titles Per Country
To promote manga worldwide, the Cultural Affairs Agency has decided to create lists of 100 recommend...
October 31, 2023
Plain-Looking Heroine is Radiant Star of High School Comedy
“Paying pilgrimage to sacred places” is a hobby of one of my otaku acquaintances. He recently publi...
October 21, 2023
Taiwan Mangaka Shares His Thoughts on Visit to Fujio A’s Japan Hometown
HIMI, Toyama — Popular Taiwan mangaka A Ray recently visited the seaport city of Himi in Toyama Pref...
October 19, 2023
Printed Manga Have Own Appeal Distinct from Digital Versions; Offer Insights Into Japan Publishing, Child-Related Culture
Many people read manga on smartphones these days — according to the Research Institute for Publicati...
September 20, 2023
Japan Seeks to Preserve Original Manga Drawings; New Organization Aims to Collect, Store 360,000 Pieces
The government and members of the publishing industry are increasingly working to preserve original ...
September 19, 2023
Manga ‘Manchuria Opium Squad’ Depicts Unconventional Hero in War-Torn Manchuria
Germany recently approved a plan to legalize the possession and cultivation of recreational marijuan...
September 16, 2023
Mangaka Team Reflect on Their Work about Pliny the Elder
The 12th and final volume of the manga “Plinivs” was recently released. Created by two mangaka, Mari...
September 15, 2023
Hayao Miyazaki Invites Moviegoers to Dream with Him One Last Time
TORONTO (AP) — The loudest applause on opening night at the Toronto International Film Festival was ...
September 10, 2023
‘Nippon Sangoku’ Depicts Revolutionary Who Uses Words, not Violence
The renowned Chinese historical novel “Romance of The Three Kingdoms” has influenced Japanese entert...
August 19, 2023
Neko Pitcher (English e-book version); Vols. 1-10 Are Now on Sale
The “Neko Pitcher” cartoon series launched in April 2013 in the Sunday edition of The Yomiuri Shimbu...
August 8, 2023
Crayon Shin-Chan’s Father’s Stinky Socks on Display at Children’s Park in Takamatsu
TAKAMATSU - The socks of Hiroshi, father of Shinnosuke Nohara, the main character in the popular ani...
July 24, 2023
‘Umi ga Hashiru Endroll’ Depicts Life of Filmmaker More Than Elderly Person
With society growing older and graying, “Umi ga Hashiru Endroll” (End credits roll showing the ocean...
July 22, 2023
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