Manga Real Girl is getting a live action version this September. It tells the story of an otaku school boy who lives most of his life in video games and anime. That is, until he meets a real girl. No word yet of an international release.
Rainbow Days is getting a live-action movie adaptation. Debuting as a manga in 2012, it follows the lives (and loves) of school boys. A Rainbow Days anime aired in 2016.
This isn’t an Initial D drawing. It’s not a page from the manga. You are looking at model cars painted like manga or anime art.
In the latest Yarisugi!!! Itazura-Kun, a serialized gag manga for kids, an image of Genghis Khan is shown with a dick doodled on his forehead, along with the word “penis” in Japanese. An international incident ensued, involving protests, an angry sumo wrestler and an apology to the Mongolian Embassy.
Horror manga Misumiso is getting a live-action movie version. Misumiso tells the story of Haruka who moves to a small town, where she is bullied by other students who burn down her house, killing her mother. Haruka then gets her revenge. The movie opens April 7.
The first Bleach teaser only provided a glimpse at what to expect. The latest trailer shows a bit more, including Hana Sugisaki as Rukia Kuchiki.
This Valentine’s Day, manga publisher Shueisha got lots and lots of chocolate. Make that, characters in The Prince of Tennis were sent loads.
Goku and Jiren are battling it out in the Tournament of Power, and just when you think things could get more intense, the preview for next week’s episode shows that, yes, they can.
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.
Gambling-themed manga Akagi debuted in the early 1990s. Today, its run is coming to a close.
This week, Hunter X Hunter is back! As previously reported, the manga once again begins serialization after a four-month break. Hope this latest run continues for a long time.
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.
Earlier this year, manga Terra Formars went on hiatus due to writer Yu Sasuga’s health. The manga was slated to return this fall but was still MIA. However, Sasuga appears to have recovered, and Terra Formars will resume publication next spring.