From the venue of the ongoing Tokyo ComiCon 2017, Cinema Today has posted a short interview clip with Canadian comic artist Bryan Lee O'Malley, best known for his Scott Pilgrim series. He talks about the influence he gained from Japanese pop culture, especially from Rumiko Takahashi's Ranma 1/2 manga. Check out what he says after the jump.
Enjoying the Ranma 1/2 anniversary celebrations? There's still more! Check out the latest adorable accessories featuring the series's cursed animals. Hit the jump for order info, previews, and where to get your own.
It was only a matter of time until we got a Ranma 1/2 collaboration cafe! Come in for Shampoo's ramen, Ukyo's okonomiyaki, and Akane's... whatever that is... for a limited time, courtesy of THE GUEST Cafe & Diner. You can even experience events from the series while you dine courtesy of VR! Check out the menu and merch after the jump.
The Ranma 1/2 anniversary celebrations roll on, thanks to Village Vanguard and its line of pastel goodies! Shirts and travel pouches depict the classic characters in Rumiko Takahashi's original style. Check out the merch after the jump!
Celebrate 30 years of Ranma 1/2 with shirts, pins, glassware, and more! The online Natalie Store is showing off new manga-centric designs featuring Ranma and Akane. Hit the jump to preview them and find out where to buy!
In September, 1987, a few months after wrapping up a six and a half year run of Maison Ikkoku in Big Comic Spirits, Rumiko Takahashi went back to shonen with Ranma 1/2, a martial arts sex comedy that ran almost nine years and sold over 50 million copies in Japan. Now, as it celebrates its 30th anniversary, Cospa is lining up the goods. More after the jump.
In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of Ranma 1/2, one of Rumiko Takahashi's most successful manga series, post offices all over Japan and its official online store today started accepting pre-orders for original frame stamp sheet featuring its character illustrations. Hit the jump for more details of the anniversary item.
Who is anime's best Chinese boy? Fans over at Anime! Anime! cast their vote, and we have the top ten results. Check them out after the jump!
Yep, Arby's is at it again. It seems like they've got a new cool anime reference every time we look, but we had to stop and give credit to this classic Ranma 1/2 tribute. Though considering there's some bacon on that sandwich in the background, P-chan might not want to linger too long. Hit the jump to see the full photo!
The Premium Bandai website is now accepting pre-orders for an S.H.Figuarts toy of Ryoga Hibiki, the perennially lost and eternally lovelorn rival character from Rumiko Takahashi's classic martial arts rom-com manga and anime, Ranma 1/2. Hit the jump to learn more.
What anime series were too hot for broadcast? Japanese fans weigh in with a spread of both modern and classic anime -- some that might actually seem tame by today's standards. Hit the jump to check out the top ten!