Tag Archives: manga

AM2: Anime, Manga, and Music to a Higher Power.

May 9, 2012

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This June 15-17th, Anaheim will be invaded by big-eyed school girls wielding axes, fat orange bear things, and pasty-white basement dwellers, as anime, manga, and music fest AM2 hits the town. Featuring an impressive guest list, mucho cool vendors, and discounts for neighboring theme park/cosplay heaven Disneyland, this is guaranteed to be any Japanophile’s wet […]

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Nice Rack: Sayonara, TokyoPop

April 15, 2011

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Tokyopop

According to Comics Beat, manga publishing giant TokyoPop US will cease operations at the end of May. Openings their doors in 1997, TokyoPop was one of the major flag bearers of the Manga-revolution here in the US.  While certainly not everyone’s “cup of tea,” they provided a platform for artists and writers to to reach a new […]

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English Mega Man Manga Collections on the Way from Udon

December 4, 2009

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Seriously.  How cool is Udon Publishing?  From their Street Fighter and Mega Man art books to their currently running Street Fighter monthly comics, they have an approach to our favorite Capcom properties that is 100& Nerd City certified.  Now, they’ve decided to import the original Mega Man (Rock Man) manga from Japan and translate it […]

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Motaku Con this weekend in Kansas City

October 21, 2009

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Motaku Con

This weekend the Motaku con will be held in Kansas City (Park Place Hotel in KCMO). This convention will highlight all things Anime and Manga and looks to be pretty fun. The con will feature plenty of cosplay and costume contests, lessons on Japanese culture, anime music name that tune and many other fun things […]

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T28 Trailer

January 14, 2009

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Direct Link to Youtube Video This is the trailer for the upcoming Tetsujin 28 (translated “Iron Man 28″) cgi movie.  It really looks quite good and was done by Imagi Studios, the people responsible for the latest cgi TMNT movie.  For those not in the know, Tetsujin 28 is the original Japanese giant robot character, […]

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Ghostbusters Manga from Tokyopop

November 5, 2008

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With the much-troubled Ghostbusters video game release rescheduled until next summer, Max has  been fixing bad for anything G.B.-related. I mean, bustin’ makes me feel gooood.  So was he ever relieved to come across Tokyopop’s new collection of Ghostbusters manga and It’s actually pretty cool. It takes place after Ghostbusters 2, and it is more […]

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