Shonen Jump Blasts Loli Ban: “Don’t Kill Manga!”

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Shonen Jump has finally made a public condemnation of the ongoing efforts of Japanese politicians to “destroy Japanese manga” with their obsessive attempts to brand it child pornography.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 12, 2014 07:20

    So if the laws passed now, someone with a picture of their family on holiday at the beach could be sent to jail? That's pretty messed up.... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 26, 2013 14:32

    More like saying furries aren't into beastiality.... More


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Shingeki no Kyojin fans may be in for a far less shocking time than they bargained for – creator Hajime Isayama has revealed he has dumped the “traumatic” ending he planned from the start and now has no idea how it will end, saying that upsetting fans of the anime version with a shocking ending where everyone dies would be “criminal.”

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  • Anonymous commented on December 21, 2013 14:00

    >Shocking ending where everyone dies would be “criminal.” Finally, a writer in the industry realizing that writing a "Bad-End" just for effect and shock value is simply TROLLING!! Anime/Manga fans EVERYWHERE should give this man a... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 13, 2013 02:28

    Wow, he's pretty gay, duh.... More


Miura “Abandons Berserk for New Manga”

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Berserk fans have been decrying Kentaro Miura’s decision to abandon Berserk yet again, this time to release an entirely new manga.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 26, 2013 08:41

    Or route #3, which is similar to the real world, any man who sells his soul to the devil will only create temporary peace upon the backs of an entire people. He's fleshed it out... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 14, 2013 19:21

    I hope he finishes berserk cus he's really getting UP THERE in age. Who knows how long he'll last. Don't abondon just finish the series its been going on forever!... More


JC Shoujo Mangaka “Youngest Ever”

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Nakayoshi’s youngest ever published mangaka in 26 years is a 14-year-old schoolgirl, and is by all accounts rather good.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 24, 2013 03:58

    @Anon 09:12 Like you know Americans too well. Get out and venture America more often, goober.... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 16, 2013 09:12

    Fuckin...really? A small slice of the population doesn't mean that they all do that. It'd be like saying all Americans are fat, lazy, racist, white sacks of shit who cook meth or that Germans still support the... More


Gargantia Exposes “Ero-Manga” Level Extras

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Verdant anime Gargantia’s much cherished Naruko Hanaharu-designed characters are getting additional exposure in Naruko-penned BD manga extras fans have noted bares an uncanny resemblance to his ero-manga, with some suitably gargantic boobs on display…

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  • Anonymous commented on September 24, 2013 07:33

    talking = speaking... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 24, 2013 02:08

    DOES SHE COME WITHOUT CYBORG / ROBOT?... More


Doujin Mark “Could Ban Doujinshi”

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Efforts by Ken Akamatsu and the Creative Commons to promote a system for authorising doujin works are proving controversial, with critics claiming their scheme could result in the destruction of the “grey zone” surrounding the doujin world and poses a clear threat to its survival should it be widely adopted.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 14, 2013 19:14

    No fuck these gay ass laws... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 23, 2013 02:20

    This is going to fail horribly. Why you ask? because Doujins are part of the japanese economy, and thus. no jobs = bankrupcy... More


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One Piece mangaka Eiichiro Oda hospitalisation with a tonsil infection has caused the cancellation of at least two One Piece instalments, alarming many fans yet again.

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  • Anonymous commented on May 27, 2013 08:26

    One Piece will end when Oda dies... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 26, 2013 06:50

    He should have did that in the '3 year growth period' arc after Ace died.... More


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Highschool of the Dead fans are aghast at the news that the much anticipated restart of the manga is actually just a one-off “special publication,” with the time-frame for actual resumption “undetermined.”

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  • Anonymous commented on April 15, 2013 21:36

    This is part of the reason why reality is a shitty game! The Gameplay sucks and the balance is way off, not to mention that the anti-cheat software only works until you accumulate a certain... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 14, 2013 10:33

    There's two people behind HsotD. The writer and the artist. The artist has been keeping himself busy, the author has just been a lazy fuck.... More


Toriyama: “Hollywood’s Dragon Ball Sucked”

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With unusual candour for a top mangaka, on the eve of the release of the first animated Dragon Ball movie in over a decade series creator Akira Toriyama has taken some time out to bash the notoriously bad Hollywood adaptation he authorised.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 10, 2013 07:39

    Standard-issue Japanese mindset: this thing I've allowed to exist is shit, but I'm going to support it in the hopes that it isn't entirely shit. It's out? It's still shit? And people agree that it's shit? I'm... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 7, 2013 05:58

    That Screwattack thing was bias against Goku on several notes. I wont go too serious but I saw it and given I know plenty about both of them I can say that they just did... More


Gangan Mangaka Punished with Upside-Down Printing

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Square Enix manga magazine Shonen Gangan has astonished readers by deliberately printing a manga upside-down “as punishment” for the author missing a deadline.

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  • Reichi commented on April 2, 2013 11:19

    The wording... are they sorry to the reader for the mangaka not meeting the deadline, are they sorry for 'having' to print it upside down... I'm so confused. If they felt the need to apologize... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 30, 2013 11:49

    And in broken English barely matching the original story.... More


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One Piece mangaka Eiichiro Oda’s “sudden illness” recently resulted in One Piece abruptly disappearing from the latest Weekly Shonen Jump – an absence they reassure readers will last only a week, although neither fans nor the industry will be happy to be reminded the world’s best selling mangaka is only mortal.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 13, 2013 03:46

    He needs a break from One Piece world and re-connect with reality....... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 7, 2013 18:59

    An interesting discussion is worth comment. I think that you should write more on this topic, it might not be a taboo subject but generally people are not enough to speak on such topics. To... More


Steve Jobs Manga Tackled by “That” Mangaka

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“That” mangaka – Mari Yamazaki, of Thermae Romae fame – will be tackling a manga edition of the biography of “that” entrepreneur – Steve Jobs, deceased founder of Apple.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 16, 2014 22:38

    Bill Gates had flithy rich parents. Steve Jobs really started from nothing.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 8, 2013 08:51

    He only expounded upon the fundamentals pioneered by Greeks and Indians, essentially the Indian Subcontinent and The West. Go do some more research before thinking someone 'created' something.... More


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