Japan’s Oldest “Manga” Gains Ghibli Adaptation




A series of picture scrolls created in the 12th century (regarded as Japan’s oldest “manga”) has served as the subject of Studio Ghibli’s latest animated short, featuring a plethora of cute animals that will no doubt cause many to have greater respect for the ancient era and its centuries old moe.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 29, 2016 03:27

    You haven't lived until you've attended a high school orgy.... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 29, 2016 02:47

    Doujins where... More

Riu’s Paper Cut-Out Art An Absolute Marvel


The intricate and highly impressive masterpieces of “Riu”, an artist utilizing only paper and a paper cutter, have garnered attention online due to their beauty and significant detail, bound to prove interesting to those who can appreciate such painstaking work.

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  • Riiku commented on June 28, 2016 03:45

    I don't know how much money this guy makes, but I bet it's not enough.... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 27, 2016 14:43

    That is really pretty! Especially the circular ones, takes a lot of geometrical consideration and focus to make something so lovely... More

Ayako Ishikawa’s Debut Album Features Anime Covers




The ever growing popularity of established violinist Ayako Ishikawa has led to the famed musician at last releasing an album featuring many of her revered anime covers, garnering acclaim from fans and perhaps converting a few into classical music otaku as well…

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  • Anonymous commented on November 4, 2015 08:55

    Cute... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 31, 2015 02:15

    Hasnt realeased anything in a few months. The Screamer I think was his name.... More

Legend of Zelda Late Show Symphony Extravaganza




The ignorant American populace have again been reacquainted both with the world of video games and fine art courtesy of “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert, which has introduced the “Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses” symphony, performing various musical pieces from the esteemed Zelda series.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 24, 2015 12:32

    bet it surprised some people because they didnt realize games can actually have amazing sound tracks... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 23, 2015 04:33

    Getting butthurt now aren't ya? Having to retort to insulting others just to downplay the mentality damage you received from an article, how pathetic can you get. Oh wait, you just showed how ignorant your... More

Cops Bust Woman for Scanning Vagina for 3D Printers



Police have arrested an artist for distributing 3D models of her vagina for use with 3D printers, insisting it constitutes obscenity despite her having repeatedly exhibited the same models in galleries and elsewhere.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 14, 2015 22:50

    This idiot meant "NO!"... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 1, 2014 02:25

    Only, these aren't "international standards".... More

“Even Fairy Tales Cannot Escape Moe Now!?”



That even the latest issues of popular fairy tale story books for children now boast outstanding moe artwork has been causing more than a little comment amongst otaku art historians – many of whom are left wondering how well even that style will survive the test of time…

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  • Mauvais commented on August 10, 2013 15:41

    I don't know what everyone is freaking out about. It's just new artists using the style they know. The only sexy one among them is the mermaid. And that pedo wolf, yeah. Look at the... More

Feminists Demand “Sexist” Makoto Aida Guro Art Ban


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

7th Otaku Haiku Awards “Excessively Harsh”


The winners to the 7th otaku haiku awards have been announced, with thousands of dollars of cash prizes rewarding those best able to capture the ennui of otaku life in 5-7-5 haiku verse. Sankaku Complex has humbly endeavoured to provide such crude translations of their poetic elegance as are possible in a mere barbarian tongue.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 17, 2014 22:27

    WOULD WIFE... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 27, 2012 01:42

    You really open Sankaku at the office Either brave or dumb... More

Japan’s Tanbo Art More Amazing Than Ever


Japanese have been marvelling at the quality of the latest tanbo (rice field) art, with designs more intricate and complex than ever.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 23, 2011 12:35

    and copyright infringement apparently!... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 23, 2011 11:14

    Yeah man I love deadmau5 but is this the same mouse that we talking about... just asking..... More

Touhou, Ukiyo-e Style


An anonymous artist on 2ch has turned his hand to illustrating the excessively numerous characters of Touhou in Japan’s classic “ukiyo-e” artistic style, with some quite interesting results…

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  • Anonymous commented on December 23, 2011 10:44

    I want a sumi-e touhou. that would've been more epic. nice ukiyo-e though.... More

  • ו═╣═flood══› commented on December 21, 2011 17:35

    I never thought if ever there'd be a time I'd prefer ZUN's original art. Now I know.... More

Mangaka Rokudenashiko Now Vaginal Sculptor



Mangaka and artist Rokudenashiko (“rokudenashi” means “ne’er-do-well”) has lately been earning much acclaim (or attention at any rate) for her “Georaman” and other vaginally inspired sculptures, having opted for the direct approach in reproducing her own intimate parts in her work.

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  • Aaric commented on January 12, 2012 13:51

    As long as it doesnt look like something from a vintage porno. But litlle patches of it just do it for me.... More

  • Kazu_Akuma commented on December 7, 2011 13:36

    Georgia O'Keefe did it better...... More

Traditional Apple


The popular Touhou song Bad Apple has lately been the subject of a traditional Japanese orchestral adaptation in the “hougaku” style, to the general delight of all.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 19, 2011 00:06

    that kind of art is too obvious to be national... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 19, 2011 00:02

    They actually coexist pretty nicely. Check out Gumi's cover for Bad Apple for example.... More

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