manga

anime emergency

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.
Samantha Cole
4.17.18
cyberpunk

We Talked to the 'Ghost in the Shell' Director About Weed, Whitewashing, and Cyberpunk

Rupert Sanders tells us about the journey he went on to make the live-action adaptation of the 1995 anime classic, and the controversy over casting Scarlett Johansson.
Matthew Giles
3.31.17
japan

The First 'Ghost in the Shell' Trailer Is Here

New trailer shows off Scarlett Johansson as "The Major," as well as piles of grim cyberpunky imagery.
Leif Johnson
11.13.16
Art

What Happens When You Animate an 800-Year-Old Manga Strip

A historical artifact featuring a bunch of frolicking animals has been given a new lease of life.
Emiko Jozuka
6.24.16
Internet

Japan Is Protecting Its Anime With Anti-Piracy Hires

They will start surveilling the internet for any illegal activity.
Emiko Jozuka
6.21.16
Gaming

Fall in Love With Japan's Overclocking Romance Manga

I love (CP)U.
Clinton Nguyen
11.23.15
Features

The Invisible Labor Economy Behind Pirated Japanese Comics

Between publishers and manga pirates, who stands on higher ground?
Cecilia D’Anastasio
4.9.15
Motherboard Blog

Why You Should Not Bring Your Laptop To Canada

I didn’t know "the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund":http://cbldf.org/ existed until I "read":http://reason.com/blog/2012/03/22/going-to-canada-leave-your-comic-books-a about a 27-year-old software engineer named Ryan Matheson. He was traveling to Canada...
Michael Arria
3.26.12