Akira Is Getting a 4K Remaster, and a New Anime

Katsuhiro Otomo is returning to his seminal work for a brand new animated project – one that will go beyond what the iconic 1988 film already accomplished. Read More >>

An Attack On Titan Movie Is Coming From the Director of It

Another day, and another popular manga is getting the big-budget Hollywood treatment. Read More >>

The Major Is on the Hunt in This Gripping Look Inside the Ghost in the Shell Comic Anthology

Ghost in the Shell is one of manga’s most revered and beloved series. Later this month, similar to its previous Attack on Titan anthology, Kodansha is releasing a new collection of stories by Western creators in the Ghost in the Shell universe—and now we can offer a look inside. Read More >>

The Deep Influence of the A-Bomb on Anime and Manga

At the end of Katsuhiro Otomo’s dystopian Japanese anime film Akira, a throbbing, white mass begins to envelop Neo-Tokyo. Eventually, its swirling winds engulf the metropolis, swallowing it whole and leaving a skeleton of a city in its wake. Read More >>

“Elves and Pixies” Cartoon Porn Earns Man Three Month Jail Sentence

A New Zealand man has been given a three-month prison sentence for possessing weird Japanese cartoon porn, with the odd scenes of elves, trolls and pixies bonking each other deemed illegal by his country's enforcers. Read More >>

Yes, There’s a Steve Jobs Manga Comic Strip

We've had the book, the movie, and even the action figure, but for some people, that's not enough mediums to capture the essence of Jobs. No, some people need a manga comic strip to do that. Read More >>

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This Optical Illusion That Blends the Mona Lisa With Manga Will Blow Your Mind

We’ve seen some cracking optical illusions recently, but while this one won’t make you feel sick, take a step back (several metres) from your monitor and look at the Mona Lisa. On the right you have the original. Mirrored on the left you have Mona littered with a sticker from the 1990s. Can you still see the sticker though? Read More >>

Android-Themed Manga Comic Breaks Down the Drama

The world of Android is complicated. One company hates another, some are secretly sharing beds... my God, it's just like high school! Well, a Manga arteeest took that concept and ran with it: welcome to Sweet Android High School. Read More >>