To celebrate the release of the third volume of Destroy all humankind. They can't be regenerated. (known as Subete no jinrui wo hakai suru. Sorera wa saisei dekinai. in Japan), a romantic comedy manga written by Katsura Ise and illustrated by Takuma Yokota about high school academic rivals who bond over games of Magic: The Gathering in the late Nineties, a "voice comic" video has been released for the series. Hit the jump to check it out.
Magic: The Gathering Arena, a free-to-play digital version of the genre-defining collectible card game where players take on the role of dueling wizards to summon creatures and lob spells at one another, is now available in Japan, and Wizards of the Coast is ramping up the nostalgia with a live-action advertisement designed to hit adult Magic players right in the feels. Hit the jump to check it out.
Some hot news for all you would-be Planeswalkers out there: Netflix is teaming up with Habro's Allspark Animation and executive producers Joe and Anthony Russo (Avengers: Endgame) to create an original animated series based on Wizards of the Coast's medium-defining collectable card game, Magic: The Gathering. Hit the jump to ignite your spark.
Collectible trading card game Magic: The Gathering is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and an art exhibition in Tokyo that features original animated collaborations from directors Koji Morimoto ("Franken's Gears" in Robot Carnival, "Beyond" in The Animatrix) and Osamu Kobayashi (Mongolian Chop Squad, Paradise Kiss) is part of the festivities. Hit the jump to learn more.