manga

7.26.19

‘Dear Fucking God:’ The ‘Alexandria Library’ of Hentai Has Suddenly Vanished

Sad Panda, a huge hentai-hosting website, is gone, and another 50 terabytes of hentai is also in danger of deletion.

4.4.19

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.'

10.4.18

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.'

7.18.18

'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.

4.17.18

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.

4.12.18

'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.

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2.7.18

'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.

12.19.17

When Cosplay Crosses the Line

Indonesia's cosplay scene has a sexual harassment problem.

12.9.17

'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.

9.1.17

'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.

8.28.17

'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.

8.18.17

'Telephone,' Today's Comic By Merv Heers

Tahira gets a haunting prophecy while stranded in a phone booth.

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