Jason Thompson, author of Manga: The Complete Guide and table top gaming guru, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowd fund the production of card game Mangaka: The Fast & Furious Game of Drawing Comics. Playtested at conventions, art schools and game shops, Mangaka aims to offer a game that "combines the fun of making comics (and sharing them with your friends!) with the strategies of a great card game." More after the jump.
Another Japanese mangaka is showing off their non-manga skills! Inoue Santa, the author of Tokyo Tribes has released a music video of his first attempt to rap as G-Pen a.k.a. Sanchama in "ONIDEKA SIZE" that directly talks about his "size". Watch the video after the jump!
A beauty queen living a double life....the life of a model and a mangaka! It almost sounds like a manga or an anime plot, but that is the life of the new Miss Universe Japan, Matsuo Yukimi. Click to read her story!
Both Azure Konno (Koe de Oshigoto) and Ayami Kazama (The World I Create) announced on their twitter feeds today that they were married in a ceremony, "filled with mangaka." Details after the jump.