Tag Archives: inuyashiki

Humble Manga Bundle: name your price to support charity—BUNDLE ENDS MAY 18

Update: ONLY TWO MORE DAYS for the first-ever Humble Manga Bundle! Kodansha Comics has teamed up with our good pals at Humble Bundle, the phenomenal pay-what-you-want digital book bundler, on the first volumes of 10 digital manga series. THIS SPECIAL BUNDLE ENDS WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 10:59 A.M. PACIFIC TIME. While manga has appeared in previous Humble Bundle book bundles, this […]

Creator Spotlight: Hiroya Oku (Inuyashiki)

You may know Hiroya Oku from the GANTZ fame. But have you read his most recent manga, Inuyashiki? To make a point how awesome this manga is, we're letting Oku-sensei speak his mind in this two-part exclusive interview: ・Hiroya Oku on Inuyashiki (Creator Interview Part 1 of 2) ・Hiroya Oku on Hollywood movies (Creator Interview Part 2 of […]

February 23 New Releases: Fairy Tail, Noragami, LDK, Say I Love You + more

New manga this week! Let's take a look at what's new to both brick+mortar and digital bookshelves … New volumes from two of Kodansha Comics' all-time hits, Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima (check out his recently posted interview and sketch video here) and Tsubasa by CLAMP. Also Volume 11 from relative newbie, but no less a sensation, Noragami: Stray God by […]

Win This Autograph by Hiroya Oku (Creator of Inuyashiki, GANTZ)

Have you seen the video of Hiroya Oku drawing the characters from Inuyashiki on Kodansha Comics' YouTube series, "These Hands Make Manga"? Well, guess what? We're giving away this very sketch––with Oku-sensei's autograph! He'll even personalize it, signing it with your name! All you have to do is take this quick survey*. *Sweepstakes ends on […]

Watch Hiroya Oku drawing Inuyashiki characters!

As a part of the Hiroya Oku Creator Spotlight, here's a rare video of Oku-sensei drawing Inuyashiki and Shishigami from Inuyashiki (from Kodansha Comics' YouTube series, These Hands Make Manga). Click here to watch this video.  WIN THIS AUTOGRAPH! But that's not all. You can actually win the autographed sketch Oku-sensei draws in this video. Click here for more details.  For more features […]

Hiroya Oku on Hollywood movies (Creator Interview Part 2 of 2)

Interview by Misaki C. Kido Do you ever wonder where a great artist get his or her influences from? Hiroya Oku admits to his passion and admiration for Hollywood movies and other popular media, which partly explains his cinematic storytelling in manga like Inuyashiki and GANTZ. But how deep down the rabbit hole does he […]

Hiroya Oku on Inuyashiki (Creator Interview Part 1 of 2)

Interview by Misaki C. Kido Hiroya Oku is an alchemist of storytelling. He closely studies theories behind storytelling in every popular media, imbibes them, and somehow transforms them into a truly original story that no one has ever seen before. If you’ve been away from manga, thinking you’ve seen it all, think again after reading […]