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    Wednesday June 3, 2015
  • FEATURE: Shane-nanigans - Seven Signs the "Rocky" Series was Secretly Based on a Shonen Manga

    Could Sylvester Stallone have based his most famous movies on a nonexistent Japanese comic!?

    It's not uncommon for different anime and manga to bear huge similarities to each other, but what about when a series of films from almost forty years ago possess an uncanny amount of tropes we've seen before in shonen titles? Shane does a little digging this week to try learning whether or not the Rocky movies might have sprung from the pages of your favorite weekly manga magazine.

  • Saturday August 4, 2012
  • This Week in CRNews: Shonen Fever Edition

    Hot news, big features, and stories you may have missed!

    Trends change and everyone becomes fascinated with different shows, movies, games, and comics, but one constant seems to lie in the staying power of shonen manga and anime. Of course, it could be because these series are soooo long, but some of this week's top stories show that we just can't stop thinking about stuff like BleachNaruto, and One Piece. Let us know your favorites after the jump!