Tag "Manga"

Dragon Ball’s Yamcha is getting his own spin-off manga

If you’re well aware of Dragon Ball’s popularity, then you’re in for a special treat. Because they have just announced a spin-off series for the original Dragon Ball Z. The

Top 5 terrible live-action anime movies

I’ve grown up watching anime for quite some time now, and it looks like we’re in the era where they’re finally starting to be acknowledged properly and turned into decent

Blade of the Immortal live-action teaser trailer

Blade of the Immortal is a popular Japanese manga that follows the life of a samurai named Manji. In his quest for redemption of sins committed in a previous life,

All aboard on Captain America: Civil War hype train

With Captain America: Civil War just weeks away from release, everyone is getting excited. Even manga artists and publications are getting excited about this movie. On this rare occasion, Japan

Hunter x Hunter returns April 18

Popular manga series Hunter x Hunter will return on April 18th! Infamous for its many hiatuses and frustrating many dedicated fans, the series has hooked its claws into many hearts

End of Kuroko no Basuke Extra Game in March 2016

Today marks the release of chapter 7 of Tadatoshi Fujimaki’s Kuroko no Basuke Extra Game, to the excitement of fans worldwide. On a sadder note, that’s one step closer to

Gegege no Kitaro Manga creator passes away at 93

You may not know who Shigeru Mizuki is, but you’ve probably seen hints of his influence in many modern titles. On November 11th, Kitaro fell and injured his head and

Live-action Blade of the Immortal coming to big screen

Blade of the Immortal is going to be on the big screen, and they have just announced who will be playing the lead role, Manji, and the director. The director

Fanime 2015 photo gallery

Northern California’s own Fanime convention took place in San Jose just a week ago. My stay this time was a little shorter but it didn’t change all the amazing cosplays we

President Obama thanks Japan for anime, manga, and emojis

If there’s one thing Japan is known for, it’s for being super nerdy. Now President Obama has adds to that by thanking Japan for anime, manga, emoji, and more. This was

Director says Akira live-action film is dead in the water

Good news for all you fans who were not too keen on seeing a live-action American adaptation of the beloved anime and manga Akira. The director for the project was recently

Naruto manga is finally ending on November 10th

Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto manga will be coming to an end in the next 5 chapters. The final issue will be coming on November 10th in the 50th issue of Shonen

A Brief History of Manga Review

A Brief History of Manga is a wonderful and insightful book. Helen McCarthy shows the evolution of manga from its beginning through today. Like many I was familiar with the

Announcing Helen McCarthy’s ‘A Brief History of Manga’

It’s a truly exciting summer for anime and manga, including the re-release and/or reimagining of classics like Sailor Moon, Ghost in The Shell, and more. Now we’ll also be getting Helen

Stranger in a strange land: My time at Colorado’s Animeland Wasabi

Fifteen degrees and a dusting of snow heralds in the first full day of Animeland Wasabi. After seeing the cosplay at registration yesterday, I wonder how some of the attendees

Animeland Wasabi heads to Colorado starting February 28th

This upcoming February, I have the opportunity to attend my very first anime convention. Animeland Wasabi will be taking over the Crown Plaza Hotel in Denver, Colorado February 28th through

Mastering Manga 2 review – Learning to draw manga

If you’ve read my review of Manga Studio EX5, you may suspect that there is a trend in the reviews I’m making. Rest assured, it’s purely coincidence – almost. For

Manga Studio EX5 (review)

Smith Micro released Manga Studio EX5 not too long ago. With an organized interface and various tools, this is an intuitive program for those who already have experience in either

Why you should watch Kill la Kill

Kill la Kill is the anime that will save anime. This is what everyone is referring to the new series as, and they have every reason to believe it. Kill

Trigun Omnibus Vol 1 Review: Love and Peace

It’s hard to write a review for a manga that’s a compilation of two other books thrown into one. That’s just what the Trigun Omnibus is: a collection of the

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