Tag Archives: japan

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 …

Japanese Home-Made Erotic Manga Creator Arrested

Well there’s a thing. Contrary to popular opinion, not everyone in Japan thinks that porn comics are just one of life’s things. This week an unemployed 44 year old man from Kobe, was charged with taking pages of his hand …

Hey, America, This Is A Saturday Runaround

DreddWatch: John Wagner mourns the decline of The Dandy. So important was the industry once to the city that a statue of Dan now stands on one of Dundee’s main thoroughfares. Seventy-five years The Dandy has lived, Britain’s longest-running comic, …

Bryan O’Malley’s Bluenose Type-O

I received some excited e-mails last night about a surprise, never heard of, upcoming Bryan O’Malley comic called Bluenose Type-O, seen at Comiket in Japan this weekend. However, I’m told it is just one illustration, for a book of fake …

A Final Fable For Japan

    Matthew Funk writes for Bleeding Cool; The third and final book in the Fables for Japan digital anthology series has just been released. Along with the first two books in the series, theyare definitely worth your attention for …

Mr. Smylie Goes to Dubai: Reflections on Middle East Film & Comic-Con

My longtime pal Mark Smylie dropped me a line recently, indicating that he’d just been to the MEFCC convention in Dubai and that he was wondering if Bleeding Cool would like to post his reflections on the event. Certainly we …

Video: Space Battleship Yamato Flies Again

Now THAT’s what I call ‘Battleship’: Extended clip of new Japanese animated space opera hits the web.

Friday Runaround – From Japan To India To The South China Sea

FluWatch: Bleeauurghhh. HackWatch: Those pirated Marvel digital comics? Yup, it was an open door someone had left, in the company’s internet security. Now they’ll have to go back to scanning in the comics as they come in on a Tuesday… …

Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh #114: Art Imitates Games Imitates Life

Adi Tantimedh writes for Bleeding Cool In REALITY IS BROKEN: WHY GAMES MAKE US BETTER AND HOW THEY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD, Jane McGonigal proposed that games have the potential to improve people’s social skills, self-esteem, motivation, and on a …

Preview: Spirit Of Hope

I’ve written a short one page piece with artist Mike Collins for the upcoming Spirit Of Hope anthology from Comic Book Alliance, to raise money for victims of the earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand. Edited by Alan Cowsill, Spirit …

Death Of Nightcrawler To Benefit Japan

Mike Choi is auctioning the entire original artwork for X-Force #26, the issue in which Nightcrawler karked it, for sale on eBay to benefit the Red Cross. 23 pages long, it’s currently at around $700 which is an insane bargain, …