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    Friday January 24, 2020
  • Legendary Manga Artist Leiji Matsumoto's Production Studio Leijisha Opens Its Official Website

    Acclaimed mechanic designer Katsumi Itabashi's works will be also introduced on the site

    The official website for legendary manga artist Leiji Matsumoto (Galaxy Express 999, Space Pirate Captain Harlock)'s own production studio Leijisha is opened today on January 25, 2020, his 82nd birthday. Leijisha is operated by Matsumoto and his wife Miyako Maki. While his works had their individual website in the past, this is the studio's first official website. Learn more after the jump.

  • Leiji Matsumoto's Cat Has a Twitter Now

    The Captain Harlock and Yamato creator give Mii-kun his own spot on social

    Captain Harlock creator Leiji Matsumoto has given his cat his very own Twitter! Mii-kun will be taking to the social network to talk about his "Papa and Mama" and their continued creative work. Take a look after the jump!

  • Friday November 15, 2019
  • UPDATE - Galaxy Express 999 and Captain Harlock Creator Leiji Matsumoto Hospitalized in Italy After Suspected Stroke

    Legendary creator was holding special event in collaboration with Toei Animation and Wacom in Turin, Italy

    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.

  • Sunday October 28, 2018
  • Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike Cosplays as Maetel from Galaxy Express 999

    Subculture-savvy politician blended in with the crowd at "Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Fest 2018"

    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.

  • Thursday August 16, 2018
  • View Art by Leiji Matsumoto at Anniversary Event

    Prints of rare Galaxy Express 999 will be on sale

    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!

  • Tuesday June 19, 2018
  • Leiji Matsumoto Confirms He is Working on New Galaxy Express 999 Manga

    "I plan to finish it properly in the end, before I die."

    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.