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    Saturday May 11, 2019
  • The Stars Are Right for New Call of Cthulhu Manga Adaptation

    Gou Tanabe returns with another manga take on the works of H.P. Lovecraft

    Gou Tanabe is venturing back into the dark world of H.P. Lovecraft—this time adapting his masterwork The Call of Cthulhu into a serialized manga! The new series starts today in Japan, but you can check out a sample of the manga after the jump!

  • Saturday July 22, 2017
  • You'll Lose Your Mind for This Lovecraft Manga Adaptation and Swag

    Gou Tanabe's "At the Mountains of Madness" comicalization includes limited-edition jacket and mug.

    Journey to the ends of sanity -- and grab some cool swag -- when Gou Tanabe's adaptation of At the Mountains of Madness comes out tomorrow! Visitors to the EBTen website can pick up all three volumes, plus some limited-edition goodies for all you Miskatonic University fans. Hit the jump for samples and info!

  • Tuesday September 13, 2016
  • Gou Tanabe Explores H.P. Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of Madness"

    Horror manga adaptation begins serialization in Enterbrain's "Comic Beam" seinen manga magazine

    Horror manga author and H.P. Lovecraft aficianado Gou Tanabe has begun serialization of a new manga adaptation based on Lovecraft's most ambitious novella, At the Mountains of Madness. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday June 12, 2015
  • Gou Tanabe Adapts Lovecraft's "The Colour Out of Space" into Manga

    Horror manga adaptation will be serialized in Enterbrain's "Comic Beam" magazine

    Beginning with the July 2015 issue of Enterbrain's Comic Beam seinen manga anthology magazine, manga artist Gou Tanabe will be adapting H.P. Lovecraft's short story "The Colour Out of Space" into manga form. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday August 20, 2012
  • Happy Birthday to H. P. Lovecraft!

    If you want the perfect excuse for a Madoka Magica, Fate/zero, or Nyarko-san marathon, say you're celebrating H.P. Lovecraft's August 20th birthday

    While the recent Nyarko-San anime lead to a serious uptick in the Japanese sales of the works of American pulp horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, the cosmic horror maestro has long had a considerable influence on Japanese pop media. So, in honor of Howard Phillips' 122nd birthday, let's toast the genre legend. More after the jump.

  • Sunday June 17, 2012
  • FEATURE: The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles - Episode 4: The Black Goat of the Wood with a Thousand In-Jokes

    Jason Thompson annotates the Lovecraft-inspired anime!

    Spotting the references in Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos is half the horror! Each episode is packed with in-jokes to anime, manga, other light novels, games, and most of all, the horror stories of HP Lovecraft. Now, author Jason Thompson continues his episode-by-episode breakdown of the series with a look at episode. Read on…if you dare!!

  • Sunday May 27, 2012
  • The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles: Episodes 2-3: Onlie the Liveliest Awfulness!

    Jason Thompson annotates the Lovecraft-inspired anime

    What light novel series (and now anime) would dare to combine HP Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos with a harem comedy? There can be only one: Nyarko-san! This indescribable anime is so packed full of eldritch in-jokes, if you blink you might miss them. Luckily, author and Lovecraft expert Jason Thompson is here to explain them all! Read his notes on episodes 2 and 3 after the jump!

  • Monday May 14, 2012
  • The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles: Monster Manual & In-jokes Explained!

    Understanding Nightgaunts, Shanta-kun, the Nameless, and More!

    Now that full-length episodes of Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos are available, the amount of monsters and H.P. Lovecraft in-jokes in this comedy-horror series have increased dramatically. But worry not! Lovecraft expert Jason Thompson continues his quest to explain them all and illuminate the darkness after the jump!

  • Tuesday April 24, 2012
  • FEATURE: The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles: Mysterious Lovecraft Cameos

    Jason Thompson explains it all!

    In his latest article in an on-going series, Jason Thompson tackles the great mystery behind all the cameos in Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos and, for an encore, lays out the cosmology of horror author H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos. Read on after the jump!

  • Tuesday April 10, 2012
  • FEATURE: The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles: Is Kuko Cthulhu?

    H.P. Lovecraft expert Jason Thompson explains all

    In his on-going attempt at explaining away the H.P. Lovecraft in-jokes and references  found in Nyarko-san! Another Crawling Chaos, Jason Thompson takes aim at fiery alien chick Kuko. “You might think Kuko is based on Cthulhu, but you'd be wrong, wrong, WRONG!!!” he writes! Find out why after the jump!

  • Tuesday March 27, 2012
  • FEATURE: The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles: Who the heck is Nyarlathotep, anyways?

    H.P. Lovecraft Expert Jason Thompson Reveals All

    In his on-going series on the many H.P. Lovecraft references to be found in the Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos anime, Jason Thompson explains the origins of the title character herself. Is Nyarko-san a cute little girl, a demonic alien bent on destroying the planet Earth, or BOTH? Find out after the jump!

  • Monday March 19, 2012
  • The "Nyarko-san" Chronicles: What is the Cthulhu Mythos?

    Jason Thompson begins his series on H.P. Lovecraft and anime

    The recent anime Nyarko-san! Another Crawling Chaos is steeped in ideas and images inspired by horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. But what exactly is the "Cthulhu Mythos" that Lovecraft created? Writer and comic artist Jason Thompson gets to the bottom of things in his first outing for Crunchyroll news, which kicks off a series on all things Nyarko-san and Lovecraft. Jump into crawling chaos after the jump!


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