Shuichi Shigeno’s Japan-based street-racing series Initial D began in the mid-’90s and took nearly two decades to complete. The original manga soon took anime form, and was even adapted into video games and live-action film. The franchise is a significant contributor to Japanese car culture, yet works especially well…
Celebrity Kim Kardashian recently uploaded a photo of herself taken in Tokyo, looking at manga.
Yusuke Murata, who illustrates One-Punch Man for Weekly Young Jump, is doing a manga version of Back to the Future.
Ever wonder what happens to unwanted manga? Here, it gets torn into pieces to make toilet paper.
Actors. Musicians. Athletes. People name their kids after all sorts of people, so why not after a Super Saiyan?
Yamcha’s death pose is one of Dragon Ball’s—and anime’s—most famous failure meme. Now, you too can recreate it in Japan.
If you’ve read the One Piece manga, you know how often the “boom” (ドンor “don” in Japanese) sound effect appears written. A lot! YouTuber Hikaru bought all 87 volumes of One Piece and counted each boom, even as the total number climbed into the thousands.
Working in the manga business is hard. The hours are long, and some bosses allegedly don’t even pay their assistants overtime! Hunter x Hunter creator Yoshihiro Togashi, however, seems like someone you’d want to work for.
Last year, Bleach creator Tite Kubo posted a photo of a letter. It was a fan’s dying wish.
When the Alita: Battle Angel trailer hit last Friday, it was impossible not to notice the character Alita’s anime-style eyes.
Last Friday, the official Dragon Ball Cafe and Diner opened in Osaka, Japan. The eatery serves up Dragon Ball themed food and drink, showcases beautiful art, and sells special merch.
After a half year hiatus, the Berserk manga is returning to publication.
As the year begins to wind down, now is a good time to see which are the best-selling manga in Japan during this year. I bet One Piece did pretty well!
My Brother’s Husband tells the story of Yaichi, a single father raising his daughter, and Mike Flanagan, a Canadian man who was married to Yaichi’s twin brother Ryoji.
Real life looks different from anime and manga. That’s okay! But here’s what three dimensional humans might look like if they were two-dimensional drawings.
Manga creator Yoshihiro Togashi takes lots of breaks from Hunter x Hunter. His most recent one started in September. It’s now been announced that Togashi’s manga will return on January 29.
Junji Ito is famous for freaky anime like Tomie and Uzumaki. His creepy manga stylings are coming to life as an anime next year.