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7:00 PM on 03.29.2014

Hidden batch of risque Tezuka art released by his daughter

Want to take a walk on the weird side? Osamu Tezuka, the god of manga, drew a lot of risque and taboo things in his lifetime. He tackled a variety of subjects (sexuality, politics, etc) that at the time pushed the boundaries ...

Ben Huber


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Mistwalker Announces Upcoming Terra Battle Concert

Terra Battle concert planning is now underway as the popular mobile-RPG surpasses 1 million downloads in less than a month. For more information on upcoming milestones and recently unlocked milestones, please visit Terra Battle's Download Starter.




10:00 AM on 02.26.2014

The Dose: Leo leiri

Things are really starting to heat up for Fukuoka's Leo leiri. The 19 year old singer-songwriter has had some amazing hits and anime tie ins in the past, but now she's sporting some real anime credibility with her newest vid...

Hiroko Yamamura

7:00 PM on 05.07.2013

Minor rejoice? Nozomi's Princess Knight sets get revised

Thanks to Nozomi's desire to have their customers watch Princess Knight in the best quality that a DVD can bring, the series will be released in a remastered format. In exchange for Nozomi's new actions, the first set will be...

Salvador GRodiles

4:00 PM on 04.09.2013

Oh no: Nozomi's Princess Knight set won't have dual audio

Before you break into a fit of rage, Nozomi had no choice in the matter of not including the original Japanese track for the Princess Knight anime that's based off of a manga by Osamu Tetsuka. Part of that reason has to do wi...

Salvador GRodiles

3:00 PM on 11.06.2012

Unpublished manga of Astroboy's Osamu Tezuka discovered

The world really is still full of lost treasure, isn't it? An unpublished copy of a manga created by legendary mangaka and Astroboy (Mighty Atom) creator, Osamu Tezuka has been discovered. The 19 page book was given to a for...

Hiroko Yamamura

9:00 PM on 06.21.2012

Check out DMP's Kickstarter for Osamu Tezuka's "Unico"

Kickstarter is a fascinating tool. While recently the videogames industry has picked up on the benefits of the crowd funding website, KS has been around for a little while now and has seen all types of projects come and go. P...

Elliot Gay

12:00 PM on 01.17.2012

DMP uses Kickstarter to fund license of Tezuka's Barbara

DMP has done it again. In just one weekend, they managed to get enough buy-in from manga faithful in order to fund their license of Osamu Tezuka's Barbara, a title that's described as "dark" and "experimental." Previously, DM...

Brad Rice

8:00 PM on 07.17.2011

Rejoice, Tezuka's manga are now available on your iPad

And a whole boatload of them to boot, courtesy of the officially sanctioned "Tezuka Osamu MagazineClub" app. The app, which is a free download, offers sixty-two titles from the father of manga's portfolio, including the etern...

Josh Tolentino

8:00 AM on 01.28.2011

Vertical licenses Princess Knight, Drops of God, and more

Our favorite boutique manga publishers at Vertical have announced a handful of new titles coming out later this year. First up is Princess Knight, another classic by the "god of manga" Osamu Tezuka. This story of Pr...

Bob Muir

1:00 PM on 11.04.2010

Hey Philadelphia: Check out the Love After Tezuka exhibit

All you Philadelphia-area fans: I know, you're totally heartbroken over your failure to make it to the world series. I mean, it was just as bad as the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, right? To soothe your bruised and battered ...

Brad Rice

10:00 AM on 10.10.2010

NYAF 10: Vertical's panel was sweet and you weren't there

UPDATED: Vertical has since issued a statement saying that No Longer Human is in fact, not licensed quite yet. More details here.Vertical's panel was really a highlight this year at NYAF. Pretty much everything Vertical licen...

Ben Huber





11:00 PM on 10.09.2010

NYAF '10: Anime in Academia

Compared to the amount of academic research afforded to more established forms of entertainment like film and Western animation, there is an expected lack of discourse on anime. Or at least, that's what I assumed, but accord...

Bob Muir