manga

Gourmet manga takes beautiful mermaid and transforms her into semi-cannibalistic fish eater

This mermaid princess apparently forgot the adage “Fish are friends, not food.”

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That time we almost got arrested for doing mankini cosplay on the streets of Tokyo

We sent two of our writers out to get ramen, but they almost ended up with criminal records instead.

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How to draw an anime girl sitting down, depending on whether she has siblings or is an only child

Japanese Twitter artist produces handy reference guide covering characters with younger or older brothers or sisters.

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Why are Japanese light novel names so ridiculously long? Author’s latest has 27 words

Pretentiousness run amok, or madness with a method to it?

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Japanese manga artist wows Internet with lightning-fast ibisPaint skills on iPhone 【Video】

This quick tutorial proves you don’t need large screens and fancy tablets to create amazing digital artworks.

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Cardcaptor Sakura brings anime flair to your hair with beautiful traditional Japanese hairpin

The magical girl often dons a cap for her anime adventures, but you won’t need one with this kanzashi keeping your hairstyle in place.

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Manga artist says she’s found the reason why men won’t read comics written for women

More and more women are enjoying Japanese comics for men, but why do so many guys remain indifferent to shojo and josei manga?

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First image from live action JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure live action movie released!

Fans were treated to a first look at an image from the JoJo live action movie over New Year’s, but it seems the response wasn’t exactly enthusiastic.

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Yuri!!! on Ice Promotes Main Character’s Home Prefecture

This fall’s hit anime Yuri!!! on Ice and Saga Prefecture’s Sagaprise! project announced on Monday that they are collaborating to promote Yūri Katsuki’s home prefecture.

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Cosplayers brave the cold in skimpy outfits at Winter Comiket in Japan

Despite the Tokyo chill, things are heating up at one of the city’s most popular comic conventions.

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Biannual migration of otaku taking place in Tokyo

Twice a year, mother nature treats us to one of her most spectacular phenomenon: the mass migration of otaku through Kokusai-Tenjijō Station in Tokyo.

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Yoshitomo Nara accuses Korean beauty company of ripping off his art, gets sued by them instead

The Japanese artist known for his distinctive anime-style illustrations of children expressed surprise at this turn of events.

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Manga artist Kentaro Yabuki proves his godly skills with improvised drawings at comic exposition

A manga artist with a talent for sketching famous manga characters on the fly impresses backstage at this year’s Jump Festa.

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Five anime scenarios Japanese fans are sick of seeing【Survey】

Some would call these anime’s proudest traditions, but not the respondents of a poll who’re craving something different.

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5 romantic scenarios from Japanese media that are maybe kinda gross

You’ve heard of the kabe-don “wall-pound”, but what are some less palatable romantic tropes you’ll encounter in Japanese media like manga and anime?

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Anime-style illustrated manual explains how to take off a woman’s clothes

Japanese publisher touts the “practical” purpose of its new book.

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New official Dragon Ball spinoff manga features … Yamcha!

Fans may fantasize about being a part of the Dragon Ball world, but what if it really happened, except you’re in the story as … Yamcha?

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Free condoms to be distributed at Comiket anime fan event in Tokyo

Attendees at this month’s otaku gathering can get their hands on not just art books and posters, but limited-edition prophylactics too.

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Attack on Titan anime’s second season’s start month leaked ahead of new manga release

The wait is almost over.

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Cast of live-action Gintama anime adaptation appears in costume for first time 【Photos】

Here’s how the silver-haired samurai and his cohorts will look in their real-world debut.

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