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Japanese Survey Shows National Pride of Anime & Pride

The Mainichi Shimbun is one of Japan's most widely read newspapers, and they held a 3-month survey to gauge their readers' pride in anime...

Could You Survive this Mangaka’s Work Schedule?

Gosho Aoyama is among the most successful and well-known mangaka around the world. During his 30-year (and counting) career, Aoyama has created beloved series Magic...

U.S. Manga Sales Grew an Insane 29% in 2016 Buying Boom

The American manga industry is heading towards a new boom era! Milton Griepp, CEO of ICv2, told New York Comic visitors that American manga...

Promising Young Mangaka Passes Away at 27 Due to Cancer

The family of mangaka Jun Tsukaji delivered tragic news to his fans: he passed away on September 25th after a battle with cancer. Tsukaji...

Ex-Jump Editor Says Fans Can Get a Manga Canceled in 3...

Manga readers have more control over a series's fate than they believe. Former Shonen Jump editor-in-chief Nobuhiko Horie revealed that readers can get a series canceled...

“Wolf Children” Manga Artist Yuu Has Passed Away

Mangaka Yuu's husband shared some heartbreaking news with her fans on Twitter - she passed away this July while being treated for an unspecified illness. He...

New Manga Platform Aims to Give Creators More Control

Self-publication has been gaining steam within the Japanese manga community. While the light novel industry has a variety of online platforms that budding writers...

Manga Sales Have Fallen By 31% For Some Publishers

The Japanese Magazine Publishers Associations (JMPA) has released some bad news for print manga: the industry's three most popular magazines have seen a decline...

Highschool of the Dead Author Passes Away Due to Heart Disease

Highschool of the Dead co-creator and author Daisuke Satou passed away on March 22 due to ischemic heart disease. He was 52 at the time...

One Piece Manga Staff Shows How a Weekly Shonen Jump Cover...

Weekly Shonen Jump is the most popular and influential manga magazine. It maintains about 20 different series at any given time and publishes them in...

Manga Expert Uses Data to Reveal Popular Shoujo Manga Fantasies

Midori Makita is a statistical analyst by trade and is a manga expert on the side. He reads hundreds of manga a year and...

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