Mangaka: “My Publisher Has Banned School Uniforms”

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Tokyo’s ban on sex in anime, manga and games is not even law yet, but already mangaka are reporting publishers refusing to publish works set in schools or featuring school uniforms, with previously published works even in danger of having their reprints cancelled.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 21, 2012 14:17

    I don't understand... Wont you guys (and girls) mobilize against such a law? And when they make a law making it obligatory for you guys to be sodomized and your wives to have sex only with... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 18, 2012 06:47

    Oh no what will all the pedophiles fap to now? I for one am glad to see Japan finally doing something about it's Pedo infestation.... More


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Continuing from the previous article, here are even more mangaka who might never be guessed to be women.

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  • Anonymous commented on November 22, 2011 05:20

    And they say the industry is only guys... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 25, 2011 07:46

    Because the proposals get tiresome?... More


Top Mangaka You’d Never Guess Were Women

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Those who think to judge the gender of a mangaka by the content or art style of a given manga may be shocked to encounter some of the surprisingly female mangaka listed below.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 13, 2011 06:15

    Pretty much sums up my reaction as well. And when I learnt that Yuunagi Kahoru was a girl too I was flabbergasted.... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 23, 2010 23:25

    CLAMP IS A GIRL?! I FEEL SO ENLIGHTENED.... More


Top 10 Male Mangaka Who Draw The Cutest Girls

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Japanese asked to rank the male mangaka they consider the most skilled at drawing eye-wateringly cute girls share a list encompassing some of the masters of bishoujo art, as well as a few whose presence on the list is frankly something of a mystery.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 27, 2013 09:22

    Google 'range murata' you won't regret it... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 10, 2012 17:22

    Yabuki not at 1#? This list is invalid.... More


Bishoujo New Year Collection 2011 Quite Gorgeous

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The coming New Year sees the release of the Bishoujo New Year Collection 2011, a collection of gorgeous New Year themed images from 50 of Japan’s premier illustrators which conveniently allows the reader to ogle usamimi bishoujo under the guise of picking which to send off as a greetings card…

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  • Lawence Codye commented on November 30, 2010 09:01

    I would love to receive #06 or #05... Happy New Years & I guess Merry Christmas everyone...... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 30, 2010 03:34

    Moar power to Reisen! Or, maybe a bigger paycheck would do. I'll stick with postcard #3.... More


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Bleach creator Tite Kubo has courted controversy (and a significant amount of agreement) by saying the characters in bishoujo anime are all but indistinguishable to the novice eye, apparently singling out season favourite Ore no Imouto for particular mention.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 2, 2012 23:59

    Ha! This whole post and comments are filled with butthurt MOEFAGS. Stupid moefags.... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 16, 2010 16:23

    one piece = bishounen You've made my day, Anon.... More


FF14 Suddenly Popular For All The Wrong Reasons…

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Square Enix’s latest update may have been a success after all – at least one of its “official players” was apparently so embarrassed at being exposed as having spent a month writing manga about her travels in the game, despite only having played a total of 10 minutes shortly after the game was released, that she suddenly launched into a 6 hour marathon session.

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  • PrinceHeir commented on November 5, 2010 14:18

    lol square. you've just wasted millions of dollars. you could have easily used this money for a PS3 Parasite Eve, Kingdom Hearts or Final Fantasy Versus XIII damn just damn... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 4, 2010 20:29

    I just love to see SE burn.... More


Kodansha Offers Digital Mangaka 25% Royalties

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Kodansha is telling mangaka they will get only 25% royalties on digital manga, if they deign to publish them – in spite of the fact publishers such as Amazon and Apple are offering rates as high as 70%.

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  • Anonymous commented on November 1, 2010 06:39

    I think he ment to self publish on the internet, not through a 3rd party... More

  • Schrobby commented on October 27, 2010 21:19

    I'm happy if a device lasts a full day. More is an added bonus, but not really necessary.... More


GTO Mangaka Tooru Fujisawa Weds Actress

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Tooru Fujisawa, the 43-year-old mangaka who gained famed worldwide for Great Teacher Onizuka (GTO), has married 27-year-old actress Ayano Sugiyama, known for a Kamen Rider role amongst many others.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 23, 2010 04:11

    "she's 27, both are not the youngest" fuck you man, I'm 30 and my ovaries can beat up your sperm any time literary miscarragies as anon said need special care as one grows older but I guess it... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 16, 2010 17:11

    Hope the couple good luck and the kid awesomeness from his 'rents are all we need to do here....... More


Mayu-tan’s Yui Cosplay Quite Something

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Popular shoujo mangaka and aspiring sniper Mayu-tan (or Mayu Shinjo) has published a rather convincing picture of herself cosplaying K-ON!’s Yui Hirasawa.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 1, 2010 11:39

    @ erochichi Thanks for that info. I was wondering how my cousin "anon" thought that Yui's Les Paul was a "Traditional" model. You must be a player also, seeing that you noticed such small details. ^_^... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 1, 2010 11:38

    Lol u srs?... More


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The editorial staff of Jump Square have accused the new generation of aspiring mangaka that they don’t put enough effort into drawing “cool” male characters.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 12, 2011 16:35

    Only mentally devoid twelve-year-olds give a shit about when an anime was made. The mere fact that you had no idea who Char was makes the conclusion solid. Even Konata-chan likes Gundam, don't diss a... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 11, 2011 01:51

    "I just cant empathize the weak, loser type males that fill modern manga/anime." Agreed, I'm getting tired of every anime I watch ending with the main character STILL not choosing a girl out of his 57... More


“Anime is Running Out of Ideas”

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The anime industry has completely run out of ideas of its own and is being forced to plunder manga at an ever increasing pace to make up for it, runs a recent critique.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 1, 2011 15:11

    I love that shit... More

  • TyRANT commented on September 25, 2010 16:18

    It's pretty late to say here, but I'm pretty sure mikan means orange, am I wrong?... More


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