Does it seem like manga readers have slightly different tastes from anime viewers? In the results of a recent poll question where the Japanese male users of the site chose who they wanted to receive chocolate from, they picked many characters that seasoned veterans in the scene could probably appreciate. After the jump, the other part of poll results by eBookJapan!
Rumiko Takahashi's classic seinen romance series Maison Ikkoku is getting a new revival via a slot machine in a couple months thanks to July's Maison Ikkoku: Winds of Summer Colors. Get a look after the jump.
This weekend, over one hundred sake producers from across Niigata Prefecture will be bringing their brews to the annual Sake no jin sake festival in Niigata City. Niigata happens to be the home town of Rumiko Takahashi, and Fuji Shuzo will be honoring the legend with sake inspired by Lum from Takahashi's manga Urusei Yatsura. More after the jump.
At this point, it's little surprise when the popularity of a Rumiko Takahashi story proves to be evergreen. However, in this case, it's not another figure of Urusei Yatsura's Lum, or even a live-action adaptation of Ranma 1/2. It's a pachinko slot machine based on Maison Ikkoku. Check out the promo video after the jump.