manga

Art

An Interview with Cookie, Japan's Favorite Comedian-Turned-Artist

Ahead of his debut at Artexpo in New York, we talked to Nikuguso Tarou about art, comedy, and keeping it 'kawaii.'
Yuichi Abiko
4.4.19
Anime

This Touching Anime Nails Growing Up with a Single Parent

I saw myself and my relationship with my mother in the anime series 'sweetness and lightning.'
Arimeta Diop
10.4.18
Comics!

'Paradise Lost,' Today's Comic by Merv Heers

Tahira is lead through a nightmarish, Ghibli-like world in this dreamy love letter to classic anime and manga.
Merv Heers
7.18.18
anime emergency

Japan Is in an Anime EMERGENCY

Manga and anime piracy is a big problem for creators, and the Japanese government is enacting an "emergency measure" to help.
Samantha Cole
4.17.18
Comics!

'Welcome to Alter-World,' Today's Comic by Merv Heers

After stumbling around a strange new world, Tahira bumps into a human-like creature who promises to be her guide.
Merv Heers
4.12.18
Comics!

'Sabu the Bruiser,' Today's Comic by Tadao Tsuge

An ex-kamikaze pilot remembers his days as a World War II pilot in this comic by alternative manga legend Tadao Tsuge. Make sure to read from right to left.
Tadao Tsuge
2.7.18
sexual harassment

When Cosplay Crosses the Line

Indonesia's cosplay scene has a sexual harassment problem.
Katyusha Methanisa
12.19.17
movies

'Alita: Battle Angel' Doesn't Understand Why Anime Characters Have Big Eyes

The big, expressive eyes of anime reflect a very specific history. The new 'Alita' film doesn't seem to know that.
Carli Velocci
12.9.17
Comics!

'Telephobia,' Today's Comic by Merv Heers

When Tahira slips into a vivid day dream about slaying knights and finding love, her newly-formed fear of phones brings her back to reality.
Merv Heers
9.1.17
Comics!

'Manga Is Masturbation,' Today's Comic by Berliac

A protest takes a weird turn when our heroes are turned away from buying MSG after being accused of appropriating Asian culture.
Berliac
8.28.17
Comics!

'Telephone,' Today's Comic By Merv Heers

Tahira gets a haunting prophecy while stranded in a phone booth.
Merv Heers
8.18.17
Comics!

'Do You Fear Death?' Today's Comic by Nou

After tasting a delicious plant, a girl speaks to a spirit about overcoming her fear of death.
Nou Comics
8.10.17
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