What we know to be true: Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald had a 212-page hentai comic called B-Chiku open on his computer.
The anime version of Katsushiro Otomo’s classic scifi manga became a worldwide phenomenon when it came out 1988. But the manga artist who created Neo-Tokyo thought the movie was terrible after his first look at it, and was sure it was going to be a flop.
Regardless of your sexual orientation, there’s a very good chance that you’ve seen Gengoroh Tagame’s illustrations of bearded, muscular men... enjoying one another’s company. While Tagame’s most widely known for his adult-oriented manga, his latest book My Brother’s Husband focuses more on the uneasy relationship…
Claudia Gray’s young adult novel Lost Stars is one of the best books released in Star Wars’ new canonical universe—and now, it’s becoming the basis for a new digital manga series in Japan.
Zombies invade Tony Stark’s birthday party— yes, it sounds just as weird now as it did back in 2015. But if you’re curious what an undead Thor looks like, or how a god could even become the undead (sure it’s been in the comics, but I still don’t get it), then luck has infected you. The Japanese manga Avengers: Zombies…
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…
Lots of bodies in bags... well, if you’re making successive iterations of cyborgs, you’ve got to get the raw material from somewhere, right?
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.
Sadly, the premise of “grade school students taken in as apprentices to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes” is not quite as bonkers as the Pokémon-meets-Marvel premise of the last Avengers anime, but it’s still pretty fun.
Thanks to his work on both the seminal manga and its animated adaptation, Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo will forever be remembered as an icon of the comics industry. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the manga this year, Kodansha has put together a tribute book containing art from artists across the world—and we’ve…
From anime girls to abstract shapes, Japanese tattooing has changed. Or has it?
Poor Yamcha, the butt of 90 percent of all Dragon Ball jokes. The poor guy has had his ass kicked time and time again—and hell, infamously got killed off by a nameless grunt—and can’t really keep up with his friends. But a new official manga spinoff imagines a world where Yamcha is the greatest hero in the Dragon Ball…
Need something to do if you’re an ardent Kingdom Hearts fan that’s still waiting for Kingdom Hearts III? Well, we’ve got something for you that might help ease the arduous wait just a little bit. Manga publisher Yen Press is coming to Comixlogy, and to celebrate, we’ve got the first chapter of their Kingdom Hearts…
Hajime Isayama’s blockbuster manga about a world beset by giant, naked, human-eating monstrosities is a hit not just in its native Japan, but around the world. Now Western creators are giving Attack on Titan its due with a new anthology from Kodansha—and you can read one of its best tales right here.
Oh my, Mr. Downey Jr. What big eyes you have.
Want to check out Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s popular manga before, say, Netflix releases its adaptation next year? Well, this new Japanese release of the entire thing in a single book could be up your street, as well as double as a solid enough weapon against potential home invaders.
Attack on Titan, Ghost in the Shell, the ever-present threat of the chance for a western Akira movie... we’re living in an age of big anime-to-live-action-film adaptations. And now the zany shenanigans of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure are joining the bandwagon, courtesy of Warner Bros. and Toho.
Shochiku has released a trailer for the theatrical release of what’s basically the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child of Japan, and it needs to make a stop in the US as soon as possible.
Based on the extensive work of beloved manga creator Osamu Tezuka, Astro Boy: Edge of Time is a digital collectible card game that sees classic characters reimagined for the modern age.
Naruto Scott Murphy was born earlier this month at 5:23am in Titusville, Florida, to parents Devon Scott Murphy and Deedra Lee Newsome. The baby, whose legal name—and I cannot stress this enough—is Naruto, was of normal health, aside of course from the giant, mythical nine-tailed fox sealed inside him.