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    Thursday August 14, 2014
  • Guillermo del Toro Mentions "Monster" Adaptation in Sugoi Japan Endorsement

    Program to promote Japanese popular media by compiling lists of the best examples

    One of Japan's largest newspapers, the Yomiuri Shimbun, is organizing Sugoi Japan, a program to promote Japanese popular media by compiling lists of the best examples. Following conversations with pop culture authority Kaichiro Morikawa, author Fuminori Nakamura, and feminist manga critic Yukari Fujimoto, they've posted an endorsement from director Guillermo del Toro, in which he mentions plans for an adaptation of the manga Monster.

  • Monday August 12, 2013
  • Viz Announces "Ranma 1/2" Anime Re-Release

    Also, with an HBO drama in development, Viz plans re-release of Naoki Urasawa's Monster

    At this weekend's Otakon, Viz Media annoucned that they will be bringing back what was once on the most popular series in anime. Martial arts sex comedy Ranma 1/2 is set to return, with the anime coming to Neon Alley, Blu-ray and DVD, along with new reprints of the manga. Ranma 1/2 programming is also being planned for the upcoming New York Comic Con. More after the jump.

  • Saturday June 1, 2013
  • Guillermo Del Toro talks "Monster" Manga Adaptation

    Script for pilot submitted to HBO

    While July's Pacific Rim will be the first Guillermo del Toro movie to hit theaters since 2008's Hellboy II, the Mexican filmmaker has certainly been keeping busy. Speaking at  theHero Complex Film Festival, Del Toro said he has submitted a pilot script for the adaptation of Naoki Urasawa's award winning Monster manga  to HBO and was waiting to hear from the cable network if the series would go forward. See what else he had to say,

  • Tuesday May 14, 2013
  • "Pacific Rim" Director Talks Plans for Adapting "Monster" Manga

    Guillermo del Toro stresses how closely live action series will follow manga

    Award winning manga author Naoki Urasawa can seem like a product manager as much as much as a artist, as he steers teams of research assistants and illustrators. So, it's not surprising to learn that he has very specific parameters for how the HBO live action version of his Monster can be developed. Find out what he wanted after the jump.

  • Wednesday April 24, 2013
  • "Pacific Rim" Director Developing Adaptation of Naoki Urasawa's "Monster" Manga at HBO

    Dr. Who's Steven Thompson to write Guillermo del Toro directed pilot

    It looks like Guillermo del Toro's involvement with Japanese media inspired stories doesn't stop at mecha versus kaiju summer blockbuster Pacific Rim. According to Deadline, HBO and del Toro are teaming on developing a potential series based on Naoki Urasawa's medical/morality/crime/cold war psycho-thriller manga Monster. More after the jump.

  • Monday June 20, 2011
  • Naoki Urasawa's Monster Added to Netflix Streaming

    74 Episode Anime Thriller Added to Streaming Service

    All 74 episodes of the Madhouse anime adaptation of Naoki Urasawa's thriller Monster are now being offered of Netflix streaming service.