The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kazuhiro Fujita's first serialization work in the 1990s, Ushio to Tora (Ushio and Tora), launched today with a key visual and staff list. This is the second anime adaptation for the supernatural action manga, following the 10-episode OVA in 1992-1993. Hit the jump for more information.
Following the two successful Karakuri Circus plays in 2012, Capsule Heidan/Kapsel Corps, a Tokyo-based theatrical company founded in 1998, is now working on a new stage play based on Kazuhiro Fujita's another famous manga series, Gekkou Jourei/Moonlight Act for next month. Hit the jump for more details.
After hosting Gundam's artist Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and other luminaries, "Rieko Saibara's Manga Artist Showdown" has spawned a series of sketch charity auctions, the latest of which is inspired by the legendary works of Osamu Tezuka. Check them out after the jump.
Rieko Saibara (Kaasan - Mom's Life) is the organizer of a series of conference discussion/sketching challenges with manga greats that she appropriately calls "Rieko Saibara's Manga Artist Showdown." Some of the results of her mega-showdown with Gundam designer/manga artist Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and other luminaries are being auctioned on Yahoo with the proceeds going to quake relief charity. Details after the jump.