The weekend that just passed saw the commencement of the convention season for 2015 with Supanova rolling into Melbourne. Melbourne is the first of many stops for the Supanova train. Always attracting many Supa Star guests, this year was no different. From Christopher Lloyd from Back to the Future, George Takei from Star Trek, Charisma […]

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AnimeJapan is easily one of the largest cons in Japan revolving around anime/manga which is held at the Tokyo Big Sight. The event recently wrapped up on the March 21 & 22 weekend which were the two public days. The event attracts TV stations, anime developers, game developers, various merchandise manufacturers plus loads more related […]

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Exciting news from the manga world with the revelation that Death Note author Tsugumi Oba will be making a return to the printed world. Word is spreading that he’s currently working on a magazine special called Shukan Young Jump with the actual manga called Skip Yamada-kun. The magazine is celebrating its 35th anniversary which will be […]

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Hard to believe but cult classic series, Ghost in the Shell, is turning 25 this year. To celebrate the impact it’s had on the industry, a new site has opened up celebrating the series on its 25th anniversary. You can take a look at the site here. There’s a few new releases from the GiTS […]

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Hard to believe but cult classic series, Death Note, is about to turn ten years old. To mark the event, Shueisha has launched a new Death Note teaser site with a cryptic that says, “If you touch this note, your memory will revive.” There is a countdown timer as well which will finish at 12:00 (JST) on […]

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Japan is an ever changing landscape of trends. What everyone is following one day may literally change overnight. One of the more unique trends to come around involves smartphones. Specifically, fans have taken to creating art of their favourite anime/game characters behaving as if they’re trapped behind the smartphone glass. Pixiv is a Japanese based […]

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What we know as internet cafes are commonly called manga cafes in Japan. These are spaces where you can grab a coffee, grab some internet time, read manga for a fee and some even have cats that frolic around you as you grab some down time. If you’re in the Gifu prefecture, you can hunt […]

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