Big manga week! Let's take a look at what's new to both brick+mortar and digital bookshelves ...
First up to bat is the debut of heavily anticipated fan favorite Princess Jellyfish, from acclaimed creator Akiko Higashimura. This long-awaited release will be published in deluxe, large-format 2-in-1 editions. With 400 pages in each [...]
And now you can get the whole series (that's 8 digital volumes!) of Hitoshi Iwaaki's deranged surreal-horror alien-infestation masterpiece for a very reasonable price (43% off) from our good buds at comiXology!
Promotion runs through Thursday, March 29.
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New manga this week—including a couple of brand-new series kick-offs! Let's take a look at what's new to both brick+mortar and digital bookshelves ...
Paradise Residence is a new manga from the creator of Oh My Goddess! and You’re Under Arrest, Kosuke Fujishima. It follows Hatsune Takanashi—a clumsy schoolgirl who attends the Kitsuka Boarding School—and her trials l [...]
Manga doesn't only take place in worlds of fantasy. Instead, manga can take you to worlds that seem rather familiar to us, or worlds we know exist in real life but rarely get a chance to experience ourselves. Have you ever wanted to go to space one day? Or was that a dream you had and forgot long ago? Space Brothers will take you to outer space, and prove anything is possible in the world of manga.
How exactly does that work? We asked plenty of questions about it to Chuya Koyama, the creator of Space Brothers in our exclusive interview.
When the movie was released in Japan, Chuya Koyama, the creator of Space Brothers, drew his own take of The Martian movie poster. It was displayed in theaters throughout Japan as a special collaboration.
Once you get to know some mangaka (manga artists), it seems every one bears some resemblance to their own manga. Same for Chuya Koyama, the creator of Space Brothers. Not that he has a big afro or a spiky hair like his main characters, but they all share a familiar human power—a determination to penetrate the unknown.