Earlier this month in New York, 21-year-old Anthony Durden was riding the A train at 1:30am when he was suddenly attacked by a stranger, who slashed him in the face.
Sometimes it seems like Japan has a hamburger for everything. So it shouldn’t be that big of a surprise that there’s a Dragon Ball one.
To celebrate One Piece’s 20th anniversary, Buddhist temple Daikaku-ji in Kyoto is holding a special One Piece exhibition, with mixes the pirate characters with traditional Japanese motifs and art styles.
Imagine that all The Simpsons characters were into anime, manga, and Japanese video games. They would probably say stuff like this.
It’s not just the characters who make Dragon Ball so great. It’s not just the stories that they tell. It’s also the way Akira Toriyama lays out the manga. It’s truly wonderful. Here’s why.
Like Sailor Moon? Want to eat Sailor Moon-themed food? Good news. Starting this fall, four Sailor Moon cafes are opening in Japan. Yes, four!
In what’s being called a “first” for Japan, several individuals have been arrested for allegedly uploading One Piece spoilers before the manga officially went on sale.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is one of the most influential mangas of all time. References to it show up in dozens of anime, and Hirohiko Araki, the manga’s author, has even shown his work in the Louvre. Despite all these accolades, you’ve never been able to kiss any of the characters, until now.
One of the most common horror tropes in Japanese horror involve taxis, with stories of scary passengers or terrifying drivers.
Manga artist Yoshihiro Togashi is well known for taking breaks. And it appears that’s exactly what he’s doing once again. That’s right, Hunter x Hunter is going back on hiatus.
The much anticipated and dreaded American adaptation of acclaimed anime and manga Death Note dropped on Friday. To our surprise, we kinda liked it.
It seems like most live-action movie versions of manga and anime are terrible. (Remember Attack on Titan?) However, the release day buzz around the new Jojo live-action movie is that it’s actually good.
Like Initial D? According to YouTuber DriftHunterAlbo, he met the grandson of the Fujinoya Tofu Shop (reportedly, the real-life Fujiwara Tofu Shop). The shop, which has since been destroyed, was even used as a location for the 2005 live-action flick. The front of the shop is now on display at the Ikaho Toy, Doll and…
Certain anime studios—and even certain creators—have signature moves. Hallmarks or calling cards, if you will. Let’s have a look!
Popular Japanese manga and anime One Piece is getting a live-action television version. It will not be a Japanese TV adaptation, but a foreign one.
There have always been female fans of comics, even if the business hasn’t played to that audience very faithfully. But for a brief moment, teenage girls and young women were one of the biggest demos in the industry. Specifically, during the 1950s boom in passionate, dramatic, tear-stained romance comics.