Tencent Wants To Target Japanese Anime And Manga To Bolster Its Portfolio, Says Reports

As of recent, two websites have received word from multiple Tencent employees discussing how the Chinese mega-conglomerate wants to target Japanese anime and manga to bolster its portfolio in the foreseeable future. Continue reading “Tencent Wants To Target Japanese Anime And Manga To Bolster Its Portfolio, Says Reports”

Irodori Comics CEO On Takahashi Accused Of Translating Manga For Pirate Group

The Testament of Sister New Devil

Irodori Comics’ On Takahashi is probably best known for being quite vocal against pirate groups. He was one of the prominent voices championing the shut down of groups like Manga Rock back in August of 2019. However, some digging by manga fans uncovered that one of the translators working on the English translations of The Testament of Sister New Devil for an unlicensed group is none other than On Takahashi. Continue reading “Irodori Comics CEO On Takahashi Accused Of Translating Manga For Pirate Group”

MangaExplained YouTube Channel Hit With Multiple Copyright Strikes From Square Enix

MangaExplained Copyright

YouTube channel MangaExplained has been cataloging and reviewing manga for some time. He had over 500 videos covering all different kinds of manga from a wide swathe of different artists and companies. However, some Japanese rights holders have been cracking down on manga reviewers lately, and many of MangaExplained’s content was hit hard, especially from Square Enix. Continue reading “MangaExplained YouTube Channel Hit With Multiple Copyright Strikes From Square Enix”

Editorial: Here’s Why Akira Should Get A Well Made Game

If you don’t know, cyberpunk, tech-noir, sci-fi and other things dealing with humanoid and robotic transmutation are some of my favorite genres. One particular manga and animated movie that fits into that category is Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira. This piece is about why Akira should get a well made and proper game in the 21st century. Continue reading “Editorial: Here’s Why Akira Should Get A Well Made Game”