Sports anime might seem difficult to get into at first, especially if you're not into real-life sports, but they just might be more familiar and fun than you ever expected! Hit the jump to find out how!
100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups, 100 squats, and a lot of art for the fans! Yusuke Murata, artist of the Jump version of the One-Punch Man manga, has spent the last couple of months going through a heroic regiment of sharing WIP pieces, design guides, sketch boards, bonus pieces, unfinished sketches and more on social media. Get a look after the jump.
In the world of sports anime, anyone who refuses to be a goody-goody and play by the rules is quickly labeled a villain and treated with the utmost disdain. But are these bad boys really so, well, bad? Shane doesn't think so, and he's ready to try proving it! Hit the jump, and check out this week's SHANE-NANIGANS for more!
On July 23, 2002, American football manga Eyeshield 21 launched in Weekly Shonen Jump. While artist Yusuke Murata has been busy with One-Punch Man and Majin Bone, he's taken the occasion of 21's 12th anniversary to sketch out a special tribute. Get a look after the jump.
Otaku USA recently spoke to Riichiro Inagaki, the writer of Eyeshield21, the world’s best comic about American football. Find out about his artistic process, his new project, and football, football, football after the jump!
Crunchy News contributor John Zabate strikes back with humorous survey of anime characters that just completely steal the show from the main protagonist, which includes pokes at Gundam¸ Gurren Lagann, and more. Read on after the jump!
New Crunchy News contributor John Zabate arrives on the scene with a list of some of anime’s most bizarre, head-scratching, and hilarious creative decisions. Read for pokes at Fate/Zero, Evangelion, Girls und Panzer and more after the jump!
After previously debuting in a pin-up, the unusual magical girl with "ultra-hydraulic cylinder" cyborg arms that Eyeshield 21 artist Yusuke Murata teased in January has premiered in a Miracle Jump magazine one shot. More after the jump.
Eyeshield 21 artist Yūsuke Murata recently completed a Twitter masterpiece, and his inventive online comic can be read in its entirety. While it's enjoyable enough even if you don't know Japanese, we thought it would be fun to take a closer look at the work, and provide English translations for MAXIMUM IMPACT! Comic past the break!
Yuusuke Murata, artist on the football series Eyeshield 21, has teased what he's describing as a "magical girl thing," despite the fact that the girl in question sports "ultra-hydraulic cylinder" cyborg arms. In his new work, Murata will be teaming up with the pseudonymous ONE. More after the jump.