Legendary manga creator Leiji Matsumoto, known for Galaxy Express 999, Captain Harlock and the wider 'Leijiverse' has been hospitalized in Italy after suffering a suspected stroke. More information after the jump.
Discotek Media announced plans for January and February, including the release of some rescues, new licenses, and the debut of classics on Blu-ray. Read on for details.
The mikan-loving Chika is about to take a journey to the stars! Love Live! Sunshine!! star Anju Inami will be taking on the role of Maetel in a new Galaxy Express 999 stage show. Hit the jump for the latest!
Kizuna Ai is broadening her horizons with a 5-hour TV broadcast and her first live event, 8 anime films have been submitted to The Oscars, a live-action Hollywood adaptation of My Hero Academia has been announced, & MORE! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!
After a two year hiatus from appearing in costume in public, Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike once again showed off her cosplay skills when she appeared dressed as Maetal from Leiji Matsumoto's classic science fiction manga / TV anime, Galaxy Express 999, on the closing day of the "Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Fest 2018" event, which was held in East Ikebukuro Central Park on October 28, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
More than 40 years after Galaxy Express 999 came to be, creator Leiji Matsumoto is celebrating his work with a new exhibit. Meet the creator, see his work, and maybe even take home one of his original works. See a preview after the jump!
This past weekend at Otakon, Discotek knocked fans' socks off with their frankly insane number of licensing announcements. From classic titles to new releases, we're documenting them all for you here — after the jump!
At the press conference for the live-action drama based on his Galaxy Express 999 sci-fi adventure manga series, 80-year-old manga artist Leiji Matsumoto confirmed that he has started drawing a new story of the manga. The 60-minute drama was live-broadcast on BS Sky PerfecTV! at 20:00 on June 18 (JST). Hit the jump for more details.
As part of the 40th anniversary project for Leiji Matsumoto's Galaxy Express 999 sci-fi adventure manga series, its first ever live-action drama is scheduled to be aired on BS Sky PerfecTV! on June 18. 33-year-old actress Chiaki Kuriyama (Gogo Yubari in Quentin Tarantino's 2003 film Kill Bill: Volume 1) is cast as the main heroine Maetel. Hit the jump for more information.