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    Wednesday August 19, 2015
  • "Golgo 13" Joins Kitan Club's PUTTITO Series of Cup-Clinging Toys

    New line of gashapon toys features the most prolific anti-hero assassin in anime & manga

    Kitan Club's newest line of PUTTITO Series cup-clinging gashapon toys features none other than Golgo 13, the professional assassin from Takao Saito's manga and anime of the same name. Hit the jump to check them out.

  • Wednesday June 17, 2015
  • Japanese Publisher Omits 400 Pages from Manga by Takao Saito

    Leed Publishing Co. Ltd. removed a chunk from "Breakdown" reprint without permission

    Something must have broken down during the process of reprinting Breakdown, a 1995 - 1997 manga by Takao Saito (the author of Golgo 13), because the entire limited edition print run is missing some 400 pages of material. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday July 31, 2012
  • JManga Adds Samurai Mystery Manga "Onihei, the Devilish Bureau Chief"

    New volumes of "The Perfect Girlfriend" and "My Sadistic Boyfriend" also added

    Back in April, JManga added Golgo 13 creator Takao Saito's adaptation of award winning period author Shotaro Ikenami's Professional Swordsmen of The Edo Era. This week, the digital manga portal is back with Saito's adaptation of one of Ikenami's most famous characters, feared samrai detective Hasegawa Heizō aka Onihei, the Devilish Bureau Chief. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday April 17, 2012
  • JManga Debuts Three New Manga Series

    Two moe manga and one violent Takao Saito period piece added

    In this week's Tuesday update, digital manga portal JManga debuts three new series. Etsuya Mashima's Chitose Get You!! and Akira Houjoh's The Witch of 2-A offer some moe, while Takao Saito's violent period piece Muyonosuke offers something decidedly not. More after the jump.

  • Thursday April 5, 2012
  • JManga Debuts "Professional Swordsmen of The Edo Era" Manga

    Plus five other volumes of Takao Saito manga

    It's a very Takao Saito Thursday at digital manga portal JManga, with new volumes of the Golgo 13 creator's Barom One, DOLL The Hotel Detective, Shadowman, and Japan Sinks, as well as the debut of his adaptation of award winning period author Shotaro Ikenami's Professional Swordsmen of The Edo Era. Check out the details after the jump.

  • Wednesday March 21, 2012
  • JManga Adds Takao Saito's Classic "Barom One"

    Combining monster hero referenced in pop culture from "Battle Royale" to "Excel Saga"

    Legal digital manga portal JManga has added a slate of new manga that includes Golgo 13 creator Takao Saito's influential Barom One, Makoto Tateno's yaoi Yokan - Premonition, the second volume of Kotobuki Shiriagari's corporate comedy O.SHI.GO.TO., and the third of Ryo Ikuemi's josei romance Cousin. Take a look at the releases after the jump.

  • Thursday March 8, 2012
  • JManga Debuts "Shadowman" and New Volume of "Recorder and Randsell"

    JManga also announces wider availability for several titles

    Digital manga service JManga is now being updated on Thursdays as well as Tuesdays, with this week's second set of additions including the debut of Golgo 13 creator Takao Saito's superhero manga Shadowman and the second volume of newly anime-adapted Recorder and Randsell. JManga also announced wider availability for several titles. More after the jump.

  • Friday March 2, 2012
  • "InuYasha" and "Golgo 13" Creators Give Caramel Corn Packaging Manga Eyes

    Second set of manga luminaries illustrate Tohato snack bags

    Last May, Japanese snack company Tohato celebrated the 40th anniversary of their caramel corn with bags featuring eyes from four manga luminaries. A second set of four creators has been selected for this April, and they even get their own flavor. See who and check out their work after the jump!

  • Tuesday February 7, 2012
  • JManga Adds New Yaoi, Yuri, and Classic Sci-Fi

    New volumes of "I Love You, Chief Clerk!", "Brocken Blood" and more

    February 7th brings three premieres to digital manga service JManga. Yaoi fans will want to take a look at the first volume of I Love You, Chief Clerk!, while yuri fans have Poor Poor Lips to check out. On the sci-fi front, Golgo 13 creator Takao Saito adapts Sakyo Komatsu's classic Japan Sinks. More after the jump.

  • Sunday September 11, 2011
  • Davis Film Acquires "Golgo 13" Film Rights

    Plans to take Takao Saito's Duke Togo to the big screen

    The legendary assassin Duke Togo is no stranger to live-action films, in Japan at least. But now Samuel Hadida's Davis Film has picked up the Golgo 13 film rights from LEED Publishing Co. Ltd., with plans to bring mangaka Takao Saito's legend to life. More after the jump.