Manga and Anime

Japanese-style comics including shojo (shoujo), shonen, anime, Amerimanga, mecha and more!

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First Images from Live-Action Inuyasha Play

The manga and subsequent anime Inuyasha by Rumiko Takahashi has long been a popular series. You’ll find fan art and cosplay galore for the series and characters. Inuyasha is a staple of the manga world. It has spawned a lot of adaptations and now there’s a new live-action Inuyasha stage play. The images that were...

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Titan Comics Brings Sherlock Manga to the US and UK

Sherlock Holmes has always been a popular character and the BBC’s Sherlock adaptation with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman has definitely brought the literary detective into the modern age. He’s taking a leap again with a Sherlock manga adaptation released by Titan Comics. The manga series seems to be working its way through the...

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Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Vol. 1 Coming Soon!

The next generation of Naruto is taking over. The popular Naruto franchise has concluded its main story but now Boruto, Naruto’s son, gets to be the main focus moving forward. VIZ Media has announced the English-language launch of the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations manga series, as well as the home video release of Boruto: Naruto...

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Top Anime Movie, Your Name, Coming to US

Kimi no Na wa, or Your Name, is now the biggest anime box office smash, surpassing Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away. Spirited Away held the box office record with $275 million but now Your Name has earned over $281 million. The film is making its way over to American screens to add on to that total....

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Ronja the Robber’s Daughter Coming to Amazon

Ronja the Robber’s Daughter is a new animated series finally hitting the small screen. I remember hearing rumblings of this one before but finally I’ll have an easy way to watch it. The first season of the series hits Amazon Prime on Friday January 27. Ronja the Robber’s Daughter is animated by Polgyon Pictures and...

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Pokemon Go Adding Changes to Bring Back Players

Pokemon Go burst onto the scene back in July and it quickly took over. Unfortunately the game had some issues, particularly with the tracking system, and those issues drove a lot of users away after the initial hype was over. Well now Niantic is working hard to bring changes to Pokemon Go and get the...

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Global Event Pokemon Sun and Moon

Pokemon Sun and Moon are out and thousands of people are playing. Have you started Pokemon Sun and Moon? Both games seem like a great addition to the franchise. I may have to snag a copy of Moon. With the prevalence of social media everywhere, a lot of games and movies have been doing...

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Manga Monday: Lovecraft and Anime Combine

Attention Cthulhu, Lovecraft and anime fans alike! A new short brings the Lovecraft mythos together with gorgeous animation for an epic new story. The animation is an adaptation of the Force of Will card game. L.S. will be a short that is Cthulhu based. It’s described as follows: “Fiction and reality seen by a young girl...

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Pokemon Sun and Moon Leaks!

Pokemon Sun and Moon are the latest in the massive Pokemon franchise. We’ve slowly seen more of the Pokemon coming out with the new games but now data miners have gotten into the Pokemon Sun and Moon demo and found even more information that they’ve leaked. Looks like fans won’t have to wait for the...

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Manga Monday: Pokemon Generations Announced!

Besides the excitement of Pokemon Sun & Moon: The Series, we’re getting a brand new animation with Pokemon Generations. Generations promises to show us the world through new eyes. Will we get a new main character other than Ash? Pokemon Generations will revisit each generation of the popular series and shed new light on classic...