52-year-old manga artist Masakazu Katsura made a guest voice appearance in the 15th episode of the ongoing TV anime Garo: The Animation aired last night in Japan. He received the offer from the original creator of the Garo series, Keita Amemiya, who studied at a same art school with him in the early 1980s. Hit the jump for more details.
Manga author Masakazu Katsura is best known for drawing super heroes (Zetman, Tiger & Bunny's character designs), sexy girls (Video Girl Ai, I"s), and combinations of the two (Shadow Lady). This week, Katsura was tapped by comedian Bakarhythm's variety show from the smartphone video service NOTTV for a special "How to Draw H Manga" segment on illustrating sexy butts. Check out the preview after the jump.
The official site for the highly-anticipated film Tiger & Bunny -The Rising- today revealed the visual for the third advance pair ticket featuring an illustration of Kotetsu and Barnaby, which is newly drawn by the original character designer Masakazu Katsura. Hit the jump for more info.
Discotek Media has announced on Facebook plans to release plans to release 1989's first Lupin III TV special, Bye Bye Liberty Crisis, 1993 fantasy comedy OVA Dragon Half, the anime adaptation of Masakazu Katsura's (Zetaman, I"s) sci-fi sex comedy DNA^2 and the OVA adaptation of fighting game series Fatal Fury. More after the jump.
Promoting their digital manga service, Viz has posted a video of Masakazu Katsura sketching Zetman for SHONEN JUMP Alpha during his special guest appearance during the Shonen Jump Fan Meet-Up in NYC. Get a look after the jump.
Timed to coincide with the debut of the anime adaptation of superhero manga Zetman, Shibuya's Parco Factory is hosting an exhibit of creator Masakazu Katsura's work, including manga such as I"s and Video Girl Ai, as well as his designs for Tiger & Bunny. The exhibition will also include Cospa-made merchandise. Check it out after the jump.
Zetman, superhero action anime TV series based on Tiger & Bunny original character designer Masakazu Katsura's manga, will start broadcasting in Japan on April 2. Now we can find giant advertisement posters for the show at Shinjuku station of Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line. Check the photos from Tokyo after the jump!