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Tetsuya Chiba

Mangaka Tetsuya Chiba Comes Out of Hiatus After Successful Heart Surgery

The manga creator Tetsuya Chiba revealed on his personal blog last Saturday that he had successfully undergone heart surgery. The 82-year-old gave details that on Thursday he underwent an operation to install...
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Keiko Nobumoto Writer of Cowboy Bebop, Tokyo Godfathers Passes Away

Anime screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto has passed away. It was reported that Nobumoto passed on December 1 at the age of 57. The news was broken publicly by anime screenwriter and long time...
Chainsaw Man

Chainsaw Man Anime and New Manga Details Revealed

The Jump Festa '22 event on Saturday revealed that the television anime adaptation of Tatsuki Fujimoto's Chainsaw Man manga will premiere in 2022. The event streamed a video that announced the news...
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Junji Ito Horror Manga Wins 2021 Eisner Awards

The 2021 Eisner Award winners were announced on July 23, 2021 during the Comic-Con@Home event. As we previously shared, several manga creators and series were nominated. There is also an entire category...

Manga Shortage Faced By Publishers and Retailers in North America

Back in May, we reported that US manga sales were up but that publishers were facing supply issues. While publishers had a positive outlook at the time, a new report sheds more...
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Russia Bans KonoSuba and More Isekai Anime Over Suicide Concerns

The Kolpinski District Court based in St. Petersburg, Russia has made further rulings regarding the distribution of anime in the country. The new ruling placed a limited ban on certain anime series...
PlayStation 5

PlayStation 5 Faces Tight Supply Until 2022, Says Sony

Bloomberg has reported that Sony Group Corp. expects that the PlayStation 5 will remain in short supply through 2022. In a briefing from April 2021, Sony Group’s chief financial officer, Hiroki Totoki,...
Yen Press

Yen Press Starts New Audio Imprint, Announces 5 Audiobooks

On May 4, 2021 publisher Yen Press announced that there will be a new imprint for their company. The new imprint, Yen Audio, will be an imprint for audiobooks. Yen Press will...
umineko gold

Schrödinger’s Kickstarter: The Trials and Tribulations of Umineko Gold

If a cat’s in a box and you don’t know whether it’s alive or dead, then until you open the box and see it for yourself, it can be argued that the...
Shin Kamen Rider

Hideaki Anno to Write and Direct New Shin Kamen Rider Film

Legendary director Hideaki Anno, who has lent his talent to Evangelion and Shin Godzilla, is tasked with writing and directing Shin Kamen Rider, a live-action film set to hit theaters in March...