Tag Archives: Manga


‘Initial D’ Author Launches New Series About Self-Driving Cars

Shuichi Shigeno, author of the popular manga series Initial D, revealed earlier this week that he would be launching a new series in Kodansha’s Young Magazine. The new manga, titled…


Anime Adaptation of Urasawa’s ‘Pluto’ Scrapped Because Pluto isn’t a Planet Anymore

A poster at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival of Naoki Urasawa’s acclaimed manga Pluto hinted at a possibility of an anime adaptation. Urasawa, however, has now stepped up to…


Next Season of ‘Game of Thrones’ to be Filler Until Books Catch Up

Following the explosive finale to season 6, Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have announced that the next season will be a filler arc while creator George R. R….


New Hipster Trend of Reading ‘Paper Anime’

For every cultural trend there’s a counter-culture — a group of people who reject the norm and stake out on their own. We’ve seen this happen in fashion, music, food, and…

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Boy Suffers Near Fatal Spine Injury Attempting to Imitate Uzumaki

BOYS TOWN, NE– Last week Kyle Hansford, 12, twisted his entire body into a spiral at his middle school playground. The child was rushed to the local hospital and after an experimental operation known…


Kentaro Miura Ends iDOLM@STER Hiatus

Acclaimed manga artist Kentaro Miura announced last week that he would soon be ending the iDOLM@STER hiatus he began this summer. Both the production team and fans of the rhythm…

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‘One Piece’ Manga To Continue For 300 More Years

Last year, several popular publications quoted Eiichiro Oda stating that he was prepared to offer ten more years of material. Anime Maru staff recently sat down with Oda-san to discuss the…


Accident Causes Fairy Tail To Be Drawn in the Style of Attack on Titan

This week readers of Weekly Shonen Magazine were shocked to discover that Chapter 421 of Fairy Tail was drawn in the style of Hajime Asayama’s Attack on Titan manga. While…


Iwaaki Hitoshi Confirms Parasyte is Set in the Same Universe as Midori Days

Parasyte mangaka Iwaaki Hitoshi revealed to Anime Maru this week that he actually created romantic comedy manga, Midori Days in 2002. This was seven years after the conclusion of Parasyte. “Inoue Kazurou? Just…


Mexico Fans Rip World Cup for Not Being Faithful to the Manga

FORTALEZA, Brazil — Fans of the Mexican National Team were up in arms late Sunday after their side’s heartbreaking defeat to the Netherlands in the Round of 16. After taking…