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Shueisha’s Jump Festa 2022 Available On Demand for International Fans

Announced on March 6, 2022, Shueisha’s Jump Festa 2022 convention is now available to stream globally via their official YouTube channel. It became available on March 7th at 10 a.m. EST.
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Astro Boy NFTs Now Available Through Mobile Game

NFTs are on the rise everywhere these days with companies eager to incorporate their products into the Web 3.0 trend. In the West, companies such as Marvel and DC have released NFTs...
Studio Ghibli Theme Park

New Details for Studio Ghibli Theme Park Revealed

Anime fans all over the world have been excited for the soon-to-be-unveiled Studio Ghibli theme park. Now, new details have been revealed. Perhaps the biggest piece of news is the opening date...

Cloudflare Facing Lawsuit for Manga Piracy

It was reported by the Asahi Shimbun paper, alongside the news agency Kyodo, on Sunday that many large Japanese manga publishers are filing a lawsuit against the American internet web hosting company...

Netflix’s Yasuke Nominated for Award by the NAACP

The highly popular Netflix-produced anime Yasuke has been nominated for an award by the NAACP. The series is the work of LeSean Thomas, alongside studio MAPPA, and is a key player in...
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Christmas Anime to Enjoy During the Holidays

The holiday season is a time where we often spend countless hours having Christmas movie marathons. So why not mix it up and have an anime Christmas episode watching party instead? Although...
Japanese monsters

The Canon of Japanese Monsters

In the Western world, we have a canon of monsters and ghouls that we are used to. While folklore and stories of monsters have been passed down from generation to generation across...
Japanese Variety Shows

The Weird World of Japanese Variety Shows

What comes to mind when you think about Japanese variety shows? They’re wild, off-the-wall, and hilarious to watch. Many think about their wild, unique nature. And while they come in many forms,...
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How World War II Influenced Anime

War can be an strong force in reshaping a society and its culture. It's produced incredible changes in our countries today. As a result of World War II, Japan became a technologically...
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A Discussion on Cosplaying During the Pandemic

Last year saw the postponement of a massive number of conventions across the world in response to COVID-19. Conventions were turning to online events in lieu of in-person events, and they weren’t...