New images from Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie

FUNimation Entertainment will release Production IG’s animated thriller Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie on November 10th, after a successful overseas run by Toho. The company has revealed new screenshots from the film and we have them for your viewing pleasure. Set in a futuristic Japan after the end of a brutal world war, …

René Carson

July 29, 2014

Organizers of New York Comic-Con have just announced that Takeshi Obata, the acclaimed artist behind Death Note, All You Need is Kill, Bakuman and many others, will be making his New York Comic-Con debut this coming October. Takeshi Obata joins an already massive creator guest list for this year’s event, which takes place from October 9th through the 12th, 2014 at Javits Center in New York City.

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VIZ Media highlights at San Diego Comic-Con 2011

VIZ Media gears up for San Diego Comic-Con 2011 with a packed agenda of exciting events, product giveaways, panel discussions, interactive activities, and convention exclusives. Comic-Con is the nation’s largest comic book, science fiction and pop culture event, and takes place July 20-24 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. VIZ Media …

Core list of graphic novels and manga updated has updated its Core Lists feature, a comprehensive compilation of graphic novels and manga designed to help booksellers and librarians – as well as casual readers and longtime fans – ascertain what books are key for a collection. Featuring six lists in total – Graphic Novels for Adults, Manga for Adults, Graphic Novels for …

Cover art preview of Usamaru Furuya’s Genkaku Picasso

VIZ Media recently announced the North American release of creator Usamaru Furuya’s manga series Genkaku Picasso. The title will be published under the Shonen Jump imprint. Genkaku Picasso centers on Hikaru “Picasso” Hamura, a grouchy teenager with a talent for drawing, who suddenly dies in a freak accident. The gods decide to revive him, but …

VIZ Media announces release of House of Five Leaves

VIZ Media has announced the release of Natsume Ono’s samurai drama, House of Five Leaves, on September 21st. The series is described as a dramatic tale of intrigue and action. House of Five Leaves centers on masterless samurai Akitsu Masanosuke, a skilled and loyal swordsman, but with a naïve, diffident nature that has time and …