After diving deep into how Hiroya Oku came to create GIGANT in the first part of this interview series, we talked with Oku-sensei about his past works, where the rights of GANTZ currently stands and where he’d like to see the popular franchise go in the future. With a sprinkle of his reaction to overseas support. Grow big after the jump to read the second half of the interview!
A few months back, we got the chance to sit down with one of manga’s greatest creators, Hiroya Oku. Oku-sensei is most well known for creating the popular sci-fi manga series GANTZ, and is currently drawing GIGANT, a story about a Japanese adult actress who gains the ability to become giant. In the first of two parts, we discuss the inspiration behind GIGANT and Oku-sensei's love of film and TV.
Written by Hiroya Oku and Tomohito Ohsaki, with art by Keita Iizuka and translation by Matthew Johnson, the English release of the Gantz G manga is about to come to an explosive end. Check out some exclusive sample pages after the jump.
The second omnibus collection of Hiroya Oku's Gantz manga is almost here. For those following the deluxe releases, Dark Horse has Gantz Omnibus volume 2 set for January 2, 2019, and you can prepare yourself with a few exclusive preview pages after the jump.
The second volume of Hiroya Oku, Tomohito Ohsaki, and artist Keita Iizuka's Gantz G manga is coming to shelves on October 10, so Dark Horse whipped up an exclusive preview for us. Sample some of the pages ahead of the volume's launch after the jump.
Dark Horse plans to release the first volume of the Gantz G manga on June 13, and we have an exclusive preview of some intense, rhino-battling pages.
Hiroya Oku's Gantz manga may have ended its English run back in 2015, but that doesn't mean there isn't more buckwild action to look forward to. Dark Horse Manga announced plans to release the three-volume spinoff Gantz G, with the first volume set to arrive on June 13. Read on for more.
Following Hiroki Hyakuna as the protagonist Kei Kurono, the official website for the upcoming stage play adaptation of Hiroya Oku's sci-fi action manga GANTZ, titled "GANTZ:L -ACT&ACTION STAGE-," revealed four more main cast visuals in the Gantz suit: Kensuke Takahashi as Masaru Kato, Rina Asakawa as Kei Kishimoto, Hisanori Sato as Joichiro Nishi, and Yuki Kubota as Shion Izumi. Check out the latest visuals after the jump!
The official website and Twitter for the upcoming stage play adaptation of Hiroya Oku's sci-fi action manga GANTZ, titled "GANTZ:L -ACT&ACTION STAGE-," have opened with a teaser visual to introduce Hiroki Hyakuna (Musical Titanic) as the protagonist Kei Kurono in the Gantz suit. Hit the jump for more information.