The original Getter Robo anime and manga both ran from April 1974 to May 1974 with the distinction of pioneering the concept of the machines combining into a super robot hero. Akita Shoten is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the still popular series with a pair of battle collage and cover art t-shirts from creator Ken Ishikawa and contributor Go Nagai, appropriately offered offered in three color options. More after the jump.
UCC Ueshima Coffee started selling its new carbonated coffee drink "FULL THROTTLE" in Japan since May 19, and has featured Devilman, one of Go Nagai's most famous manga series from the 1970s, in the TV CM and various advertisements. Check the video after the jump.
As its name might suggest, Level-5's smartphone RPG Earth Devastating B-Rank Girlfriend Z: Great Space War is a bit odd. Making it weirder, the heroines of Go Nagai manga, including Cutie Honey and Devilman Lady will be guesting in the game. More after the jump.
"God of Manga" Osamu Tezuka launched boy robot Astro Boy in 1952. "Dirty Uncle of Manga" Go Nagai created the pioneer cockpit-piloted robot Mazinger Z, as well as Devilman, in 1972. The Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum will hold a special exhibition from Oct. 26 honoring these anniversaries. More after the jump.
If you were an anime fan in the 90's, you might never have watched Devilman, but you were certain to have been aware of it thanks to the promos on the front Manga release. As such, most older fans will recognize harpy adversary Sirène. The Dirty Uncle of Manga, Go Nagai is now giving the character her own moe manga. More after the jump.
Influential manga author Go Nagai—credited with work on the first internally-piloted giant robot, combining giant robot, and transforming magical girl—will be returning to his horror superhero Devilman with Devilman Grimoire, or Devilman G for short. More after the jump.