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Twin Engine’s Dororo Anime Gets First Trailer, Cast and Staff

The upcoming Dororo anime series from Twin Engine now has it’s first proper promotional video! This adaptation of Osama Tezuka’s series is a combined effort from MAPPA and Tezuka Productions with a superb team of staff behind it and it certainly shows! Check out the trailer below:   It’s nice to see some older manga […]Read More

November Manga Release Schedule

We all have our own ways of keeping up with manga. But it can be tough. That’s why we went ahead and made a super simple, big old list: our November Manga Release Schedule. This contains all of the many, many manga that is releasing this month. Did you realise there was so much? I […]Read More

Pluto Anime Adaptation Announced at Annecy Film Festival

A Pluto anime adaptation has been announced at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France! Genco’s stand showed an announcement poster which officially revealed the project, which you can take a look at below:   Pluto is a manga series by Naoki Urasawa, based on Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy. Here’s a summary of the series from manga […]Read More

Astro Boy: Edge of Time Coming to Steam in English

Free-to-play digital card game Astro Boy: Edge of Time is getting an English-language Steam release this month! Plans for iOS and Android versions of the game were previously announced, but there’s no mention of them on the official website currently.   Astro Boy: Edge of Time brings together the works of Osamu Tezuka, with cards featuring […]Read More

Shonen Jump are Searching for a Mystery Man

The Tezuka Award is a semi-annual “story manga” award held by Shonen Jump, founded by Osamu Tezuka in 1971, the creator of Astro Boy, and a pioneer when it comes to manga and anime. The competition offers a tasty 2 million and 1 million Yen prize to 1st and 2nd placers. The 93rd award is currently […]Read More

The Violent, Shocking Children’s Tale of Chirin no Suzu

“In order for some to live, others must die.” When tackling ideas of subversion and unconventional narratives in anime, it’s easy to be reminded of seminal bait-and-switch series along the lines of Neon Genesis Evangelion and Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica. Shows that disregard the norms of ‘conventional’ storytelling by playing into the viewer’s presumptions about […]Read More