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COSPLAY 9-1-1: 5 Things This Cosplayer Needs You to Know Before NYCC [OPINION]

Hi there! This is your friendly neighborhood cosplay kid here, Always Adriel Cosplay. I’m not in the game so much anymore, but before I was a world-renowned television commentator/reviewer for Bleeding Cool? I was super active in it not so long ago and still hold costuming, conventions, and the culture close to my heart. For […]




“Levius” is a Lavish, Gorgeous and Violent Steampunk MMA Manga [Review]

“Levius” is a Lavish, Gorgeous and Violent Steampunk MMA Manga [Review]

Haruhisa Nakata’s manga Levius is both derivative and unique. It’s a beautifully-drawn epic of Steampunk martial arts fighters. Levius Cromwell is a sullen teenager who fights in MMA areas, dishing and receiving pain in an endless ritual of atonement and martyrdom. If you just stuck with that, you’d have an MMA manga, but this story […]

Marvel Comics/Shonen Jump Manga Collaboration Includes Halloween Avengers

Marvel Comics/Shonen Jump Manga Collaboration Includes Halloween Avengers

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool broke the news that Marvel Comics and Shonen Jump would be collaborating on a new series of manga published in Japan, with a first chapter being written and drawn by Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi.  And, it seems the final chapter. Because we now have more details. These will be a series of […]




Viz Media Releases November 2019 Manga and Art Book Titles

Viz Media Releases November 2019 Manga and Art Book Titles

Viz Media released their November list of upcoming manga and art books this week. Look over their dizzying array of genres, ranges and stories. There’s bound to be something for everyone. Shonen Jump   Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 9 By Koyoharu Gotouge Tanjiro and his friends accompany the Hashira Tengen Uzui to an entertainment […]

"Fire Force" has Arrived on Scene with Kotobukiya Statue

“Fire Force” Arrives on Scene with New Kotobukiya Statue

Fire Force fans rejoice! Kotobukiya has just announced an amazingly detailed ArtFx statue. Thesis anime/manga series has been amazing and fans can finally have something to own from it. This Fire Force Statue shows off the main character Shinra Kusakabe! Who is a third-generation pyrokinetic youth who gained the nickname “Devil’s Footprints” for his ability […]


Kaneda and Motorcycle Crew, from "Akira" 1988

“Akira” Manga Creator Announces New Projects

Anime Expo is currently underway at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and one of the Thursday panels spotlighted the legendary career of Katsuhiro Otomo. Major anime buffs may not be familiar with the name, but Otomo is responsible for the manga series that inspired an anime movie that revolutionized the industry. That manga (and movie) […]

Beastars - Predators vs. Prey at the Cherryton Academy

Beastars Vol 1 – Predators vs. Prey at the Cherryton Academy [Review]

The Cherryton Academy is a typical school with not-so-typical students.  At the particular institution, the scholars are split into two very specific classes; predator and prey.  The anthropomorphic divide spreads even further in this story written and illustrated by the very talented Paru Itagaki, being the first Akita Shogen to ever win the prestigious Manga […]

Ryuko Review - Crime Lord Badasses and Tons of Violence

Ryuko Vol 1 – Crime Lord Badasses and Tons of Violence [Review]

A father, in the midst of fighting against a military coup, negotiates the safety of his infant daughter, Valer, with the enemy Yakuza house.  Ryuko, the daughter of the Yakuza leader takes the young baby under the umbrella of her safety, kick-starting a legacy that opens up in the next chapter set eighteen years later. […]

Aggretsuko

“Aggretsuko”: Meet Rarecho & Yeti in Surreal Netflix BTS Interview [VIDEO]

To celebrate the success of the second season of Aggretsuko and draw more attention to it, Netflix released a very surreal behind-the-scenes promo video. Aggretsuko (an abbreviation of “aggressive Retsuko”) is a cute red panda who is the spirit animal of stressed-out millennials in the workplace everywhere. She’s a twentysomething Office Lady who just wants […]