World’s Top Manga ‘One Piece’ Publishes Milestone 100th Volume

~~ ~ Eiichiro Oda’s manga ONE PIECE (revealed via Shueisha Inc.) reached a milestone when it issued its a centesimal quantity on September 3, 24 years after its first newsletter in 1997.  In line with Oricon Inc., a web site that provides statistical details about the leisure  business in Japan, 1.173 million copies were sold in the first week of gross sales.   The journey of the swashbuckling boy who objectives to transform a “pirate king” and his buddies has been…

NFTs turn Japan’s manga and anime into genuine art

TOKYO — Blockchain generation is lending new industrial worth to Eastern manga and anime tradition, turning illustrations into authentic artistic endeavors, elevating cash for artists and fostering the expansion of the marketplace and comparable companies. The hot upward thrust of NFTs, or nonfungible tokens, helps to ensure the provenance and authenticity of virtual artwork, one thing that used to be up to now tough as a result of virtual works are simply copied. New firms are springing as much as…

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Tokyo Revengers is Japan’s Highest Grossing Live-Action Movie in 2021

Are living-action variations of anime are usually poorly won, however Jap audiences have embraced the Tokyo Revengers film. In step with Jap monitoring website Eiga, the live-action adaptation of the preferred time-traveling shonen manga surged forward of Rurouni Kenshin: The Ultimate‘s ¥4.32 billion (kind of $39.0 million USD) field place of work general, and now sits at fourth position for the 12 months total with ¥4.38 billion (about $39.5 million USD) in earnings. This makes Tokyo Revengers essentially the most…

Japan to get its 1st high school ‘manga studies’ department, to start classes by 2023

Japan, the land of anime and manga which enjoys nice readership in all places the arena, will probably be getting its first highschool “manga research” division within the nation, native government introduced on Monday. The dep. is predicted to return up at Kumamoto Prefectural Takamori Prime Faculty within the the city of Takamori as early as spring 2023, the Kumamoto Prefectural Board of Schooling mentioned. The transfer is aimed to revitalize the college by means of tapping each the private…

In ‘Star Wars: Visions,’ Lucasfilm and Anime Join Forces, and Go Rogue

What would occur if one of the maximum inventive animation studios in Japan had been let free in a galaxy a long way, a long way away? Within the anime anthology collection “Star Wars: Visions,” Jedi warriors combat enemies with faces like oni (a type of Eastern demon), and straw-hatted droids inhabit feudal villages directly out of Akira Kurosawa’s vintage samurai movie “Yojimbo.” There are Sith villains and rabbit-girl hybrids, tea-sipping droids (OK, it’s truly oil) and sake-sipping warriors. Lightsabers…

THE PROMISED NEVERLAND Manga Illustrator Draws Dune Poster for Japanese Release

Denis Villeneuve: “I am really inspired [by the drawing].” September 29, 2021 1:06pm CEST (il y a 9 heures) Because the DUNE movie opens around the globe, Japan may also be bitten through the massive sandworm when it hits the island country on October 15. However ahead of then, an indication through THE PROMISED NEVERLAND manga illustrator Posuka Demizu was once launched nowadays for the Jap unencumber of the movie and options the primary characters of the Denis Villeneuve-directed function,…

“Golgo 13” Japanese manga artist Takao Saito dies at 84

Jap manga artist Takao Saito, the author of long-running collection “Golgo 13,” died remaining week of pancreatic most cancers, writer Shogakukan Inc. stated Wednesday. He was once 84. Saito, who died on Friday, was once easiest identified for the collection, which follows the exploits of a extremely professional murderer. First revealed in 1968, it was once known via Guinness Global Information as atmosphere a brand new file for volumes when its 201st quantity went on sale in July. Its 202nd…