Tag Archives: japan

It’s A Hard Life For A Tokyo Ghoul – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes, The summer anime season is coming to an end, and that includes season one of Tokyo Ghoul, a series that’s been getting a certain amount of buzz, partly because it’s one of the few horror series this …

Watch The Trailer For Attack On Titan Prequel Anime, Shipping With The Next Volumes Of The Manga

We mentioned this the other day, but the Japanese release of the manga Attack On Titan vol 15 and 16, in December and April, will each come with an original video anime, based on the manga and novel Attack On Titan: No Regrets. …

Guardians Of The Galaxy To Premiere In Japan And Their Trailers Are Awesome

This week will see the release of Guardians of the Galaxy in Japan and director James Gunn took to twitter to let everyone know about these very different trailers they are using to sell the film over there. Seems promoters …

And Finally… Unmasking The Japanese Batman

We ran shots of a Batman riding the Japanese Chiba expressway earning him the sobriquet Chibatman, the other night. Well, the national obsession over the man has landed him an interview. Apparently he’s a 41 year old welder who drives …

The Look Of Masaki Suda, Crossing Gender, For Live Action Princess Jellyfish

Princess Jellyfish is a manga comic written and illustrated by Akiko Higashimura, first published in 2008. It was adapted into a one series anime in 2010 and now a live action adaptation is being filmed. The story focuses on housing complex in …

And Finally… Batman Spotted On Japan’s Chiba Expressway

No explanation given. No explanation needed. 千葉の高速にバットマンがいた笑 こんな人いるのかよΣ(・□・;) pic.twitter.com/e8gbq7T9mv — りゅーちゃん (@snsd_mumin) August 24, 2014

16 Pages Of The Big Hero 6 Manga That Have Just Been Translated Into English!

A big thank you to Hatena Yagami who saw our original post and asked to help out. So here are the first pages of the Disney prequel manga to the Big Hero 6 animated movie. Just in case Marvel do …

16 Pages Of The Big Hero 6 Manga That Won’t Be Translated Into English

We mentioned that Big Hero 6 was getting a prequel manga series, starring Baymax, but that it would only be published in Japan and not the USA… where it seems no one is publishing Big Hero 6 comics ahead of …

Are Mark Brooks And Sonia Oback The Most Distributed American Comic Artists This Month?

The August edition of the Japanese manga magazine CoroCoro aimed at school boys is always the most popular, as it is timed to coincide with summer break. Add to that, the Obon national holiday week in Japan, and the publisher’s …

Spider-Man Joins The Sofubi Line. Run For The Hills.

Yes, it’s cute. Yes, it’s sweet. But it’s also hideously creepy. Spider-Man is headlining a new line of Sofubi soft vinyl figures from Japan. They previously ran these equally distressing DC characters, in a retro freaking-out style. Seriously, are they …

Knights Of Sidonia: The War Robots Of The Japanese Dreamtime – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes: Knights of Sidonia, the 12-episode first season of the manga adapted from Tsutomu Hihei’s hit manga series premiered this weekend as the first Netflix exclusive anime series.  Amongst anime fans, this was one of the most anticipated …

A Very Japanese Avengers

Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers is a new Japanese TV series to be created by Disney Japan and will air in the Spring next year. Produced by long standing Tokyo studio, Toei Animation, it will be a fully localised Japanese …

Tuesday Morning Runaround – The Smiles Of Marie Severin

THOR POINT It’s the Thor: The Dark World premiere in London today. So naturally the weather today will be… well… BACK IN THE BULLPEN Scott Edelman visits Marie Severin. One of the things Irene did during our lunch at a …

Wikia’s The Masters of Animanga – Look It Moves NYCC Special by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes; One of the events at NYCC 2013 that was a big deal but went under-reported was the Masters of Animanga panel to commemorate the successful conclusion of their fan-driven collaboration with several manga and anime masters The …

Trailer And Poster For The Japanese Remake Of Love Actually

Katsuhide Motoki’s Subete wa Kimi ni Aeta kara, a Japanese Remake of Richard Curtis’ Love Actually.

Watch Guillermo Del Toro Come Face To Face With A Giant Gundam

This video will most likely make you smile almost as much as Del Toro does.

Rediscovered Show Becomes Oldest Surviving TV Anime, Reshowing This July

It’s a bit like Japan’s version of the ongoing Doctor Who scenario, just several tons lighter.

The Avengers In China… Or Is It Japan?

This is the solicit for AVENGERS #11, due out in May: AVENGERS #11 JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) • MIKE DEODATO (A) COVER BY DUSTIN WEAVER “WAKE THE DRAGON” • As Shang-Chi battles an ancient enemy, the Avengers hang out in Hong …