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Sometimes it feels like every interesting property in the U.S. has already been made into a movie or TV show, but there’s a lot of ripe material from Japan that would translate well into for American audiences. I certainly wouldn’t mind a TV series based on the manga series Monster and Pluto, or a big-budget Sword Art Online movie. J-CREATION […]
The creator of one of the best selling GN series in the US is coming to San Diego Comicon 2018!
Naruto, Death Note, Hunter x Hunter and more are available.
There’s a new and very different Batman cartoon coming out on DVD and the hype train just pulled up. Batman: Ninja is a Batman anime by director Jumpei Mizusaki that takes the Bat clan to feudal Japan to battle the Joker, Harley Quinn and… was that Grodd in the trailer? i09 unearthed the first trailer: and […]
While there may be no shortage of talented voice actors in the industry today, Michael Sinterniklaas is among the cream of the crop. A definite fan favorite, Sinterniklaas has provided vocal performances for some of the most popular anime and video games during his career from Pokémon to Fire Emblem Heroes. Non-anime fans may be […]
By Kerry Erlanger One of the interesting things about this year’s New York Comic Con is the breadth of topics being addressed in the panels. In addition to the usual studio discussions and next big thing announcements, several of the panels scheduled are tackling tougher issues like diversity and representation in comic books and the industry. […]
Call it yaoi – or boys love or shonen ai – a lot of people are still puzzled by this genre of manga. Featuring gay relationship stories that go from chaste to x-rated, the stories are all aimed at an audience of women. Juné Manga is the boys love imprint at DMP (Digital Manga Publishing) and […]
Viz media announces new Yoshitaka Amano and Hayao Miyazaki art books, in addition to picking up Terra Formars and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure for their streaming collection.
As a comics fan, it’s always nice to see the medium get wider recognition from other fields, although perhaps not as surprising in the past few years of pop culture dominance, thanks in large part to blockbusting comic film adaptations. But there’s Marvel and DC influencing ‘wham!’ sweatshirts from Topshop, and then there’s the slightly […]