Posted on 27 April, 2011 at 10:39 am by wonderclover from jpopasia
With the recent news that a new Rurouni Kenshin anime is in the works, the official Twitter account of the franchise has confirmed that the upcoming Blu-Ray releases of the OVAs and film will have Japanese and English subtitles.
Posted on 26 April, 2011 at 11:34 am by wonderclover from jpopasia · 1 comment
VIZ Media has announced that they will be releasing volume five of the Toriko manga on the Viz Manga App on April 25. Fans will be able to read it a week before the printed version hits the market May 3.
Posted on 26 April, 2011 at 08:14 am by topaz91385 from jpopasia · 1 comment
The production company behind the “Appleseed” films filed for bankruptcy with the “Tokyo District Court” on April 21st. The announcement came by way of the “Teikoku Databank” financial research firm on Tuesday April 26th.
Posted on 25 April, 2011 at 11:32 am by topaz91385 from jpopasia
The 64th Cannes International Film Festival will see a rarity among the screenings this year, with an animated feature. The film “Tatsumi” by “Eric Khoo” is about “Yoshihiro Tatsumi” the mangaka who created the “gekiga” (dramatic pictures) style of alternative comics in Japan, having allegedly coined the term in 1957.
Posted on 25 April, 2011 at 10:09 am by topaz91385 from jpopasia
It will be announced in the June issue of “Gundam Ace” on Tuesday that a new manga magazine will be produced in a collaboration with “Newtype” both published by “Kadokawa Shoten”. Images featured in the announcement come from the upcoming series’ “Sacred Seven” by “Sunrise” and “Towa no Quon” by “BONES”. Further details will be had in the next issue of “Gundam Ace”. The new mag is to feature tie-in manga for franchises in other media.