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Tony fans have been excited to learn the world’s most popular gengaka has just announced he will be turning his hand to designing anime and illustrating light novels, amazingly enough having so far not yet pursued either line of business.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 20, 2013 13:57

    Didn't he already do designs for a game-turned anime? Doesn't that count?... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 8, 2013 03:52

    BEST NEWS OF THE YEAR!... More


Feminists Demand “Sexist” Makoto Aida Guro Art Ban

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A gallery exhibition of works by artist Makoto Aida has been denounced as “sexist child pornography,” after its depictions of nude quadruple amputees wearing dog collars inflamed the sensibilities of feminist anti-pornography crusaders.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 9, 2013 01:39

    Has the artist stated the subjects are meant to be jailbait? How old were his models? One thing about Japanese women is that it can be hard to tell how old they are... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 1, 2013 06:15

    dumb liberal sense tingling... More


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Seiyuu otaku have been celebrating those seiyuu who are good with their hands as well as their mouths – and it looks as if a number of them may well be artistically talented enough to pursue careers as illustrators or mangaka in addition to voice work, as is plainly evident when their work is showcased:

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  • Suzuho commented on December 9, 2013 00:30

    crap lol honestly. i should leave as well.. lol *sigh* =x... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 29, 2013 04:54

    This. That's why she's so awesome. Her art is 100% her own. :')... More


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To Love-Ru author Yabuki Kentaro and top ero-doujinshika Ishikei, both masters of the art of ero-manga, have apparently become friends and seem to have been discussing “high level ero-works” together, much to the excitement of fans.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 28, 2012 11:24

    That is a mirror, you know?... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 25, 2012 09:37

    Hopefully Ishikei's drawings will look more like the original. And perhaps a bit less shiney. Other that that, no complaints!... More


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Artistic manga appreciators are agog at Blade of the Immortal mangaka Hiroaki Samura‘s video of himself illustrating one of his trademark immaculate artworks.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 29, 2012 02:04

    If possible, can we also get the onanism recordings of females again? Needless to say, that was hot.... More

  • Gr8Sk8r commented on October 27, 2012 08:01

    My favourite artist is Oh!Great, because he is able to combine realism with great design, what does it for me is attention to detail. Where Hiroaki Samura's sword is just a monotone piece of metal... More


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Sou Miyata, the artist recently busted for tracing no less than three pictures in his official Total Eclipse pin-up, has been sacked – and delving into his past works reveals this was far from his first brush with plagiarism, and not the first time he was caught at it either.

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  • Shima-kun989 commented on July 21, 2012 03:49

    i can't believe no one has said this yet... TRACE ON!!!!!... More

  • Shima-kun989 commented on July 21, 2012 03:46

    bewtween the number of different viewpoints (infinite), character designs (infinite), and poses (nearly infinite), limiting yourself in anyone of these categories will ensure a short career as a mangaka/ illustrator/ animator.... More


Kishida Mel Pure Cosplay Gold

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Whether from the onset of April or his fall from Gust’s graces, something has inspired moe master Kishida Mel to new heights of cosplay madness – and they are, quite literally as it happens, pure gold.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 9, 2012 12:06

    That's 2 greatswords in his hands. TWO.GREATSWORDS. How's that even possible and/or practical?... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 5, 2012 21:38

    Popular japanese internet meme. I want more Mageres!... More


Even More Practice Makes Perfect

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The importance of practice and perseverance to an artist’s improvement are again highlighted superbly by the now popular annual progress charts, showing once again that practice makes perfect.

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  • Nandeitemei commented on May 2, 2012 06:38

    this is inspiring, i too should be practicing more. ^_^... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 1, 2012 00:10

    That's... nonsense really.. the thing is if your growing up you tend to do, no make it required to do many things just to LIVE aka JOB. Work, work, work... and even more work. By the... More


Satoshi Urushihara Kan Artbook Exceedingly Sexy

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Top ero-mangaka and illustrator Satoshi Urushihara‘s first wholly 18+ artbook “Kan” has been unveiled, providing the expected dose of sexy illustrations.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 3, 2012 05:11

    Last pic = small dick.... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 15, 2012 04:49

    Very enjoyable.... More


Shigenori Soejima Persona Artbook Due

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Shigenori Soejima, the artist in no small part responsible for the success of recent Persona games thanks to his distinctive character designs, is receiving an English language artbook covering his fine character designs, and also including an interview and various other details of interest to Persona fans.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 20, 2011 08:50

    It's from Stella Deus, a PS2 game.... More

  • mike commented on December 19, 2011 06:07

    i wonder what programs he used to make good quality or afkors handwork bat ,wat program good to yous to make some effects good quality jast for practis =) i just want some advice tnx... More


“Moeurs” – Finally, Fashion is Moe

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The unexpected conjunction of moe bishoujo and genuine fashion (as opposed to the fantasy sort involving cat ears and maid outfits) has resulted in “Moeurs” – a fashion mook eschewing bony 3D models in favour of svelte 2D girls by top artists.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 21, 2011 03:07

    I want this ... for fashion resource... More

  • Chemin commented on December 16, 2011 16:59

    That's true, sure, but I mostly meant its use as a fashion magazine. Well, whatever.... More


Mangaka Kei Aoyama Commits Suicide – “I Have No Regrets”

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Mangaka Kei Aoyama has killed himself, announcing the fact by Twitter.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 8, 2011 04:12

    it takes a lot of courage to commit suicide but it takes mouch more courage to carry on living... More

  • charizardpal commented on November 8, 2011 19:55

    I'm glad too. Actually Swweeet had a lot of hints of strong fatalism or suicide if you noticed...you know, the main character jumping off buildings or trying to drown himself, etc. (And here... More


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