We’ve already seen a trailer for the live-action Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure movie. We’ve seen the outfits. We know what they look like. But what people really want to see are the Stands.
Let’s face it. The live-action manga and anime adaptations that the Japanese movie industry has been churning out recently don’t look all that cool. This, however, does.
Back in 2010, beatboxer Hikakin went viral with his version of the Super Mario Bros. theme. Since then, he’s gone on to become one of Japan’s biggest YouTubers. And this month, he’s getting a manga in Weekly Shonen Jump.
Starting April 21, visitors to J-World Tokyo, the indoor amusement park, can dress up as One Piece, Dragon Ball, Gintama, and Naruto characters.
The tallest structure in Japan is under siege by a 1,148-foot Titan.
This summer, manga Tokyo Ghoul is getting a live-action film. And here is its 30-second debut trailer.
Just when you think you’ve seen every promotion possible, Japan goes and wheels out this Attack on Titan ATM. Nice one!
Since One Piece is about pirates, it’s only fitting that the manga’s official lingerie would look more like swimwear than underwear.
Of course the Ghost in the Shell manga’s original publisher never thought a Japanese actor would play the lead in the Hollywood version. But at a publicity event for the film in Tokyo, we get a look at what that might’ve been, if the movie had been made in Japan.
Major Mira Killian doesn’t remember who she was before. Now the character played by Scarlett Johansson is living inside a different kind of body about to start a different kind of life. She effortlessly leaps and shoots across a deliriously oversaturated cityscape with power and purpose. There’s something wrong at the…
Writer Daisuke Sato died on March 22 from coronary artery disease. He was 52.
Have you ever wondered where Yu-Gi-Oh comes to life? Why, it all happens in Kazuki Takahashi’s studio, that’s where. Let’s have a look inside!
As part of the promotion for the upcoming live-action Ghost in the Shell, a new “I am Major” website was launched that allowed folks to upload their own photos and enter their own text. It’s damn perfect troll fodder.
In shoujo anime, or anime made for women, “love” is the gravitational center around which the characters and plot points fold. Our leading lady’s flaws are gaps only her crush can fill. The plot is a slow sanding-down of her hard edges, preparing her for companionship. And, when the string track swells at the end of…
The biggest English-language hentai manga publisher, Fakku, just celebrated its 10-year anniversary last December. That’s ten years of “monster girl,” “oppai,” “nakadashi,” “yaoi” and “futanari,” tags under Fakku’s clean taxonomy of hentai genres. The company’s founder Jacob Grady has a lot to celebrate.
The project was first shown off last year, but now there’s a proper trailer (and release details) for the anime adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei’s manga masterpiece Blame!.
Grade schoolers across Japan carry leather backpacks called “randoseru” (ランドセル). Traditionally, kids have carried one of two colors: black for boys, and red for girls. In recent years, however, that’s changed.