Manga Taishō and Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize winning manga author Mari Yamazaki, whose time travel public bath manga Thermae Romae was adapted into a live action movie and anime, is launching her manga biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in the April issue of Josei anthology Kiss, on sale March 25th. With that hitting stands this week, Yahoo Japan has posted a preview of the first chapter. Get a look after the jump.
Manga Taishō and Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize winning manga author Mari Yamazaki, whose time travel public bath manga Thermae Romae was adapted into a live action movie and anime, revealed on NHK General's Hello From Sudio Park that she will be writing a manga biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. More after the jump.
It was only a matter of time before Hollywood made a biographical film about the life of super-trendy Apple founder Steve Jobs. Read on for details on jOBS, the upcoming biopic starring Ashton Kutcher as the "Father of the Digital Revolution!"
In Icon's 12 inch Steve Jobs is the iPad of action figures. The figure, which sells on their site for $100, is creepily realistic down to the New Balance shoes and Levi's. Check it out after the jump.
Lost in the chaos that exemplifies Comic Market last weekend was a simple tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that re-imagines the founder as a cute anime style woman. Yes, you read that right. Hit the jump for all the details.
On January 3rd, Wiley will be publishing Caleb Melby and JESS3's (of infographic fame) The Zen of Steve Jobs, a graphic novel look at the relationship between the Apple co-founder and Kobun Chino Otogawa, a Zen Buddhist priest who emigrated to the U.S. from Japan in the early 1970s. Check out the preview video after the jump.
Sanrio, the character goods company behind Hello Kitty, recently tweeted a thank you to Apple cofounder Steve Jobs for "a lifetype of creativity." After the jump, check out the mash-up of the departed innovator and Sanrio's famous feline.
Steve Jobs built his reputation as a visionary by steering left when the rest of the world wanted to go straight. His death, while shocking, was not surprising to anyone following his battle with pancreatic cancer. Learn more about Steve Jobs' life and read comments from the president, CEO and technology leaders at the jump.