Good news, Zelda fans - the original manga adaptation of A Link To The Past by the legendary Manga and Tokusatsu icon Shotaro Ishinomori is getting reprinted for the first time in 21 years. Prepare for some awfully nostalgic throwbacks to leafing through pages of Nintendo Power!
Attack on Titan's Titans are gigantic, hulking monstrosities with a penchant for gobbling up the remnants of Humanity - so what better thing to do than recreate life-sized versions of them for our viewing pleasure? Universal Studios Japan will be doing just that next year.
Reddit user IPlayWithFire shared these awesome Lego action figures in provocative poses. These feel like they should be filth, but are they? They do a wonderful job of representing the genre of fembots or gynoids present in anime and manga today. I'll file it under something awesome you can do with your Bionicle.
Over the weekend we took a look at Square-Enix's take on Darth Vader for its Play Arts Kai figure line - and it was great! In celebration of the awesome silliness that can happen when East meets West, here's 7 of the times Japan has adapted western franchises in its own weirdly endearing style.
This gorgeous video looks at how a live-action tribute to Mamoru Oshii's Ghost in the Shell was put together by a group of 20 international artists. It shows the reconstruction of classic shots based on the original opening sequence—the detail is beautiful and I wish they would finish the remaining 75 minutes.
The world of Android is complicated. One company hates another, some are secretly sharing beds... my God, it's just like high school! Well, a Manga arteeest took that concept and ran with it: welcome to Sweet Android High School.
If you're traveling to Canada, a country whose customs officials are notorious for playing the role of morality police, you'd better leave your Japanese comics at home — whether they're in print or digital.
If you're an eagle-eyed reader, you've probably noticed our new guest artist for the month: Nook. He specializes in illustrations and motion design and if you've seen his work, you'll know how eye popping his stuff can be.
The VIZ Manga app for the iPad has been out since November, but they're currently having an introductory sale on all Vol. 1s (first issue in all their series) for $1.
Manga comics have long breathed life into complex worlds and absorbing characters. Now they're doing so for radish plants in artist Koshi Kawachi's collection of elegant Manga planters.
If this Crowbot, which can attract and repel crows by playing different recordings, isn't quite weird enough for you, wait until you hear about Crowbot Jenny, the elusive superhero babe who uses it to command her crow army.
Check out this wicked Astro Boy figurine recently spotted at Hong Kong's Ani-Com show. I can't wait for the big-screen CG reboot of everyone's favorite Pinocchio-like android kid with arm canons. Speaking of which, new full-length trailer after the jump!
Okay...not much to go on here but so far, so good. Astro Boy, the 60's era manga series about a crime-fighting, nuclear-powered, robot kid is set to hit theaters this fall.
Astro Boy, the robot Mickey Mouse of Japan with a machine gun in his ass and laser on his fingertip, has received his first major graphic overhaul in years. And they made him fat! The formerly svelte, doe-eyed bot with 100,000 horsepower looks like a cross between a fish lips and a mini sumo wrestler.
These new Softbank phones headed to Japan are styled out with designs from the manga Gacchaman. In addition to the outer shells being painted, the icons and wallpapers also sport the theme. I don't understand why we don't have more painted phones here in the States. It seems like a pretty cheap way to make phones…