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Right, I'll try and keep this as brief as possible. Last night, inspired by the latest 'foreign pirates are killing anime' outburst from the Japanese industry, I fell into one of my usual rants on Twitter: "The anime industry avoiding the same ...Read More

actionmangamascot

Long-time readers will remember me showcasing the work of Bristol based anime and manga artist Rory Doona on the site before - well, he's back, this time with a few pieces he's done for UK anime distributor Manga Entertainment. To ...Read More

ubume

The name Natsuhiko Kyogoku is probably unfamiliar to most anime fans, but the novelist has already had one of his works adapted - Madhouse's 2008 series Mōryō no Hako - with a second, Loups-Garous, being adapted into a movie by ...Read More

Following on from the popularity of last week's Parappa and Street Fighter in just 15 pixels, I thought i'd better share this. Alaskan Military School have been at it again, this time cramming a whole bunch of classic games into ...Read More

OK - the second non-anime/manga related post today, but when my good friend David Surman showed me this today I just couldn't resist sharing. David is heavily involved in organising Nottingham based games-fest Gamecity, and - well, I'll let him ...Read More

pluto_atom

Someone is killing robots. Not just any robots either; apparently someone is hunting down and killing the world's most powerful and famous robots. And this is a problem for Inspector Gesicht of Europol, not just because he's been put in ...Read More

450w1

Long time readers will be familar with the work of local Bristol artist Rory Doona, whose anime and graf inspired work I've had great pleasure in showing on the site in the past. Well, today Rory dropped me an email ...Read More

20th-century-boys-v2

One name has dominated manga over the last few years - in the west at least - Naoki Urasawa. Probably best known for his dark mystery series (and it's subsequent anime spin-off) Monster and Pluto, his recent re-telling of a ...Read More

eureka-seven

It's always a buzz when you find that you have a connection with an artist you admire; it somehow feels like it brings you a little bit closer to understanding them and their work. I've been a fan of anime screenwriter ...Read More

blackJack2

Even if you've never read a single page of manga before, the chances are you're familiar with Osamu Tezuka - and if the name isn't familiar, then it's likely that his most famous creation Astro Boy, is. Even though she's ...Read More