Death Note manga illustrator Takeshi Obata is currently holding an exhibition of his works titled "Artist Activity 30th Anniversary Takeshi Obata Exhibition NEVER COMPLETE" at 3331 Arts Chiyoda until August 12 in Tokyo. We sent our Japan Correspondent, Daryl Harding, to have a look at the exhibition and paint a picture of what he saw. Hit the jump to see the completed image!
What do you get when you bring together stars of Naruto, Boruto, Bleach, Yu Yu Hakusho, and more beloved shonen series? Considering their shared parent company, you're looking at a Studio Pierrot party! SEGA Café is celebrating 40 years of the anime studio, and you can check out the festivities after the jump!
It is confirmed today that China's biggest streaming service iQIYI will start streaming a live-action web drama adaptation of Yumi Hotta (story) and Takeshi Obata (art)'s shonen manga Hikaru no Go in the summer of 2019. The company reportedly acquired the right to adapt the internationally popular Go-themed manga back in June 2017. Hit the jump for more.
The latest addition to this year's New York Comic Con is a big one, with Death Note artist Takeshi Obata joining in on panels and autograph sessions on Thursday and Friday during the convention. Obata will be appearing at the con with the support of Viz Media and the Japan Foundation. Read on for more.