Next spring, Japan will be getting its own localized take on The Avengers, with Toei working with Disney on the animated series and Bandai working on the merchandise. In this case, a localized interpenetration means that Marvel's superheroes are basically going to become Pokémon. More after the jump.
Kanehara Takumi, a former host turned manga artist with award recognition from the Shonen Jump Treasure New Manga Award, is getting a lot of attention by his Alphonse Mucha-inspired Ghibli character series of illustrations that he posts on his Twitter account. In his latest work that he calls "The Avengers of Ghibli", he interprets Ghibli characters as The Avengers. See the artwork and the series made him internet famous after the jump!
Marvel's Age of Ultron event is still pretty fresh, so it's interesting to see it announced as the basis for the next Avengers flick, which is officially titled Avengers: Age of Ultron. Read on for more.
A fan in Japan posted this image with a comment saying, "Looks so natural it's almost 'spot the difference' level." Well, can you spot the difference? See the image after the jump!
With the figure available for pre-order now ahead of a February release, Good Smile Company has previewed the super deformed Nendoroid Iron Man Mark 7: Hero’s Edition. Their Mika-tan blog also offered an indepth look at the currently available 1/8th scale Guilty Crown Inori Yuzuriha. Get a look after the jump.
Out of New York Comic Con, there's a new trailer for Marvel Comics and anime studio Madhouse's latest anime collaboration, Iron Man: Rise of Technovore. The preview of the OVA, slated for spring 2013, showcases Shell Head, along with War Machine, Avengers Nick Fury, Hawkeye and Black Widow, with the Punisher along for the ride. Get a look after the jump.
When she's not posting cat photos, Texas Chainsaw Massacre memorabilia or Evangelion fashion shoots, TV personality/voice actor/idol singer Shoko Nakagawa, aka Shokotan, has been blogging her new found excitement for American superhero comics, aka Ame-comi. Following The Avengers' August 14th Japanese opening, she's shared her sketch of Captain America. Check it out after the jump.
The Avengers was the third highest-grossing movie of all time--and it was pretty darn awesome, to boot, so of course it's getting a sequel! Marvel has dated the next chapter for 2015--the exact date and sequel speculation after the jump!
Part of The Avengers' overwhelming success came from the writing and direction of fanboy favorite Joss Whedon, and he'll be returning for the next outing of Earth's Mightiest Heroes! More after the jump!
Winning points for being quite stylish and not entirely obvious, DeviantArtist Ann Marcellino has presented a stellar set of Sailor Moon/Avengers mash-up illustrations. Get a look after the jump.
Earth's Mightiest Heroes have taken over the public's imagination with the success of Joss Whedon and Marvel Studios' The Avengers. A new animated series based off the movie's world has entered production--smash the jump for more info!
Japan's trailer for this summer's big Marvel superhero movie, The Avengers, features footage not seen in the domestic versions. There's more of Jeremy Renner's archer Hawkeye, and more of the movie's great big bit of mecha, the S.H.I.E.L.D. helicarrier. Check it out after the jump.
The newest trailer for The Avengers not only shows off a lot of action, but gets the feel of the comics just right. Hit the jump to see the latest look at Cap, Shellhead, Thor and more!