NHK has announced that the premiere date for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of internationally acclaimed manga artist Rumiko Takahashi's latest serialization work Kyoukai no Rinne/Rin-ne. NHK's educational channel E Tere will start airing the supernatural comedy anime series at 17:30 on April 4 (JST). Hit the jump for more details.
Celebrating 40 years of Big Comic Original as well as 60 years of Godzilla, and leading into the July 25th Japanese release of the new Hollywood Godzilla, the works of 21 industry greats such as Rumiko Takahashi (InuYasha) and Naoki Urasawa (Monster, 20th Century Boys) have been collected in a special manga tribute to the King of Kaiju. Get a look after the jump.
Comic-Con International has announced that Hayao Miyazaki (Nausicaa) and Rumiko Takahashi (InuYasha, Ranma 1/2) join Gus Arriola, Howard Cruse, Philippe Druillet, Rube Goldberg, Fred Kida, Tarpé Mills, Alan Moore, Francoise Mouly, Dennis O’Neil, Antonio Prohias, George Tuska, and Bernie Wrightson as nominees to be inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame for 2014. More after the jump.
Banpresto's Ichiban Kuji prize figures lotteries are marking the anniversaries of a couple of anime/manga heavy hitters. Macross' 30th anniversary festivities have been running for a while now and this is continuing the fun with tickets on sale for a number of co-creator Shoji Kawamori supervised super-deformed figures. Meanwhile, celebrations marking the 35 year career of manga legend Rumiko Takahashi are just getting started. Get a look after the jump.